02 mars 2015

Chinese Yellow Glazed Porcelain Dish, Yongzheng Six-Character Mark and of the Period

Chinese Yellow Glazed Porcelain Dish, Yongzheng Six-Character Mark and of the Period. Estimate $10,000-12,000. 2015 © William Doyle Galleries, Inc. The shallow form with rounded sides resting on a low foot rim, the exterior covered in a bright lemon yellow, the interior glazed white. Diameter 5 1/2 inches. Light wear to interior.  Doyle New York, Asian Works of Art, Monday, March 16, 2015 at 10am

02 mars 2015

Chinese Sky Blue Glazed Porcelain Vase, Yongzheng Mark and of the Period

Chinese Sky Blue Glazed Porcelain Vase, Yongzheng Mark and of the Period. Estimate $10,000-15,000. 2015 © William Doyle Galleries, Inc. The shouldered form tapering to a spread foot and rising to a tall neck with two ribs on the mid-section, the mouth with a cup-form rim, glazed overall in a medium light blue glaze, base with Yongzheng seal mark. Height 7 3/4 inches. Very good condition. Provenance: P.C. Lu, Hong Kong Estate of Peter K. Warren  Doyle New York, Asian Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2015

A rare white 'Monk's Cap' ewer incised with Tibetan inscription, Ming dynasty, Yongle period

A rare white 'Monk's Cap' ewer incised with Tibetan inscription, Ming dynasty, Yongle period. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body supported on a low splayed foot, with channeled spout flaring neck and stepped collar and a small loop inside for attachment to a cover, the curved strap handle with a ruyi-head tab, the tall neck, shoulder and area above the foot incised with lotus and lingzhi motifs, the center of the body incised with... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2015

A rare white relief-decorated bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

A rare white relief-decorated bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate $200,000 – $300,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The bowl, with deep, rounded sides that flare towards the rim, is molded on the exterior with a band of leafy flower scroll bearing alternately ascending and descending blossoms, and is covered overall with a translucent glaze of very faint bluish tone. 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam. Provenance: Ira and Nancy Koger... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

A rare massive pale blue-glazed relief-decorated vase, 18th century

A rare massive pale blue-glazed relief-decorated vase, 18th century. Estimate $500,000 – $700,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The vase is of modified meiping shape with a high-shouldered, tapering body well carved with a large scaly, five-clawed dragon pursuing a large flaming pearl amidst clouds on the upper body above a smaller dragon shown rising from the breaking waves that form a band above the unglazed base, all under a glaze of pale aqua-blue color. 27 ¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high ... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2015

A 'Guan'-type faceted vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A 'Guan'-type faceted vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of rectangular section, the pear-shaped body flanked by tubular handles on the waisted neck, covered overall in a thick bluish-gray glaze suffused with a pale golden crackle, the splayed base with a small elliptical aperture to either short end, the footrim covered in a brown wash in imitation of the famous Song dynasty Guan ware, Japanese wood box. Height 5 5/8  in., 14.2 cm ... [Lire la suite]


24 février 2015

A 'Guan'-type tripod censer, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A 'Guan'-type tripod censer, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of compressed circular form, the shallow sides rising to an everted rim, set to either side with a pair of upright lug handles, all supported on three short tapering feet, the rounded base with circular recess at the center, covered overall in an opaque pale gray glaze suffused with a network of dark gray and golden crackles in simulating the 'iron wire' and 'gold thread' of Song dynasty... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2015

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Luduan' censer and cover, Ming dynasty

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Luduan' censer and cover, Ming dynasty. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. stoutly potted, the well-rounded mythical creature supported on four short legs each with four claws, the sides carved with spiraling motifs issuing flames, a bell applied at the chest, and an upswept tail incised at the rear, the cover in the form of the animal's head, raised up, its characteristic curved horn at the top, with mouth agape baring teeth, with a fierce demeanor, applied... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2015

A rare 'Longquan' celadon lobed 'Twin Fish' basin, Early Ming dynasty

A rare 'Longquan' celadon lobed 'Twin Fish' basin, Early Ming dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of circular form, robustly potted with shallow upright sides rising to a six-lobed rim, the interior deftly carved with two fish swimming amid an array of delicate water weeds, the medallion enclosed by a band of foliate scrolls, the walls of the interior incised with rows of undulating waves, the exterior with a single raised filet around the center, applied overall with a... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2015

A 'Longquan' celadon beaker vase, gu, Early Ming dynasty

A 'Longquan' celadon beaker vase, gu, Early Ming dynasty. Estimate 35,000 — 45,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of archaic bronze form, the central section rising from a spreading domed foot to a tall trumpet neck, the compressed globular central section carved with four floral sprays divided by rows of flanges, the foot with further floral motif, and a band of upright leaves encircle the neck, applied overall in an unctuous sea-green glaze, Japanese wood box. Height 10 1/4  in., 26 cm ... [Lire la suite]


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