16 septembre 2018

Korean Painted Gesso and Wood Figure of a Monk, Choson Dynasty, probably 18th century

Lot 120. Korean Painted Gesso and Wood Figure of a Monk, Choson Dynasty, probably 18th century. Height 27 inches. Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000. Sold for $13,750.  Courtesy Doyle. Wearing a red and green robe tied with a blue sash to one side of his chest, his left hand clenched and resting on his left knee, the right clutching a bell, the face with a benign expression, the figure seated cross-legged on a red rockwork base, the center of the back with a rectangular consecration opening leading to an... [Lire la suite]

15 septembre 2018

A Korean celadon fluted vase, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century

Lot 1321. A Korean celadon fluted vase, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century; 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Of yuhuchunping-form, the vase is molded with multiple vertical ribs which are marked at intervals with pairs of horizontal incisions in imitation of bamboo. The exterior is covered with a crackled, pale greyish-green glaze that pools to a bluish tone in the recesses, and the unglazed base is burnt to a... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2018

A Korean copper-red-decorated reticulated water dropper, Choson dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1156. A Korean copper-red-decorated reticulated water dropper, Choson dynasty, 19th century; 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The water dropper formed as an interior vessel inside an openwork outer layer which is decorated on the top and the base with an interlocking ‘cash’ pattern, and on the sides with wan emblems. A spout leads from the interior vessel to a small opening at one corner of the outer... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A Korean celadon-glazed reticulated pillow, late Goryeo dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1155. A Korean celadon-glazed reticulated pillow, late Goryeo dynasty, 13th-14th century; 4 ¾ in. (11.1 cm.) long. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The pillow is decorated on the top and the base with lotus blossoms and the sides with various floral and foliate motifs, all bordered by key-fret bands. It is covered overall with a celadon glaze pooling to an emerald color in the recesses.  Provenance: Stephen Junkunc,... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2018

Compte-goutte en grès céladon, Corée, Dynastie Koryo

Lot 158. Compte-goutte en grès céladon, Corée, Dynastie Koryo (935-1392); 8,5 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 EUR. Lot sold 6,500 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. de forme globulaire aplatie, entièrement couvert d'une glaçure céladon, l'épaulement incisé d'une bande de pétales et d'une frise de feuilles. A small celadon-glazed waterpot, Korea, Koryo dynasty (935-1392) Provenance: Formerly in the Collection of Walter Bondy (1880-1940), Berlin. Auction Sammlung Walter Bondy, Berlin.... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2018

Album of Mount Geumgang (Pungak-docheop) by Jeong Seon, 1711

Jeong Seon painted this album following his first trip to the Diamond Mountains. He likely traveled northeast from the capital, Hanyang (today’s Seoul), and traversed the mountain range from Inner to Outer Geumgang toward the sea. Displayed here are six scenes from a total of thirteen (the last leaf in the album is a colophon). The varied compositions reveal Jeong’s early experimentations, which he would repeat, adapt, or refine over the course of his career. Jeong Seon (artist name: Gyeomjae) (Korean, 1676–1759), General View of... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2018

A blue and white brush holder, Joseon Dynasty, (19th century)

Lot 136. A blue and white brush holder, Joseon Dynasty, (19th century); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. Cylindrical form with a recessed base, decorated in underglaze-blue with two flying cranes and stylized clouds, double lines at the mouth rim and base, applied with a glossy transparent glaze. Christie's. Japanese and Korean Art, New York, 18 April 2018
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08 avril 2018

A slip-inlaid celadon stoneware bowl, Joseon Dynasty (13th century)

Lot 132. A slip-inlaid celadon stoneware bowl, Joseon Dynasty, (13th century); 8 in. (20.3 cm) diameter; 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. The large, round bowl inlaid on the interior in white and iron slip with a wide frieze of four cranes flying amongst white-slip clouds, the well inlaid with a central medallion of two confronted cranes within a yo’i fungus-head-shaped surround, decorated below the rim with a foliate band; the bowl inlaid on the... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2018

A blue and white porcelain jar with animal handles, Joseon Dynasty, (18th century)

Lot 137. A blue and white porcelain jar with animal handles, Joseon Dynasty, (18th century); 8 1/8 in. (25.6 cm) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. Rising from an inset, raised ring foot to an upright, circular neck, the body balanced by two slender loop handles moulded in the form of animals, the jar additionally decorated in cobalt blue underglaze with plantains on one side and with a stand of flowers on the opposite side above an irregular blue line encircling the... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2018

A Buncheong slip-decorated stoneware bottle, Joseon Dynasty, (15th-16th century)

Lot 134. A Buncheong slip-decorated stoneware bottle, Joseon Dynasty, (15th-16th century); 8 ¾ in. (22.3 cm) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018.  Of flattened globular form rising from a high splayed foot to the cylindrical neck that ends in a rolled lip, cut in the white slip applied to the body with lotus arabesques with incised-line details and applied with a celadon-tinged clear glaze, the circular foot rim unglazed. Property from the Sakamoto Family Collection ... [Lire la suite]
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