04 décembre 2016

Large teadust-glazed vase, tianqiu ping, Qianlong Six-character mark engraved under the glaze and of the period (1736-95)

Lot 2007. Large teadust-glazed vase, tianqiu ping, Qianlong Six-character mark engraved under the glaze and of the period (1736-95) or later. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 EUR (3,193 - 4,257 USD). Photo Van Ham. Porcelain with yellowish green glaze. Pressed spherical shape with a cylindrical neck on a high, slightly flared foot. Height 34.3cm. Six-character Qianlong mark engraved under the glaze. Condition A. Van Ham. Asian Art, Auction 384 (08/12/2016) 
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04 décembre 2016

Yaobian-type glazed garlic-mouth vase, Daoguang six-character mark (1821-1850)

Lot 2006. Yaobian-type glazed garlic-mouth vase, Daoguang six-character mark (1821-1850). Estimate: 1,500 - 1,800 EUR (1,596 - 1,916 USD). Photo Van Ham. Heavy porcelain body glazed in purple flambé, with fine lavender-colored and cream-white striped spots. Vase in club form on short footring. The long neck offset with an edge to the shoulder. Height 30cm. In the brown glazed floor engraved six-character mark Daoguang, but later. Condition A/B. Cracks inside the footring. Van Ham. Asian Art, Auction... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2016

Celadon glazed square cong form vase, Qing dynasty, Six-character Tongzhi mark in underglaze blue (1861-1875)

Lot 2004. Celadon glazed cong form vase, Qing dynasty, Six-character Tongzhi mark in underglaze blue (1861-1875). Estimate: 2,000 - 2,400 EUR (2,128 - 2,554 USD). Photo Van Ham. Porcelain with thick celadon green glaze. Square cong shape decorated with the triagramms in relief on round glazed footring. Height 27.7cm, width 13.3cm. Six-character Tongzhi mark in underglaze blue. Condition A/B. Van Ham. Asian Art, Auction 384 (08/12/2016) 
04 décembre 2016

Longquan pot, Probably Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 2003. Longquan pot, Probably Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate: 800 - 1,200 EUR (851 - 1,277 USD). Photo Van Ham. Nearly white, heavy stoneware body with celadon green glaze. Bulbous pot with nearly straight neck on a high foot. Lip unglazed. The neck decorated with the Eight Immortals modeled in biscuit relief. Bottom inside and inside the foot ring stepped. Height 21.5cm, width 20.5cm. Condition A. Van Ham. Asian Art, Auction 384 (08/12/2016) 
04 décembre 2016

A Longquan celadon bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279) or later

Lot 2002. A Longquan celadon bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279) or later. Estimate: 500 - 700 EUR (532 - 745 USD). Photo Van Ham. Longquan ware. Gray to leather-colored stoneware with yellowish-green glaze. Wide bowl with a cloaked outer wall, the inside with engraved motifs: Medallion and stylized phoenixes. Height 6.5cm, Ø 20cm. Condition A. Van Ham. Asian Art, Auction 384 (08/12/2016) 
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04 décembre 2016

Two bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279), 13th-14th century or later

Lot 2001. Two bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279), 13th-14th century or later. Estimate: 1,000 - 1,200 EUR (1,064 - 1,277 USD). Photo Van Ham. Yaozhou or Longquan ceramic. Grey stoneware with transparent green glaze. a) Bowl in trumpet shape with crazed glaze. Inside in deeper diagonal cuts. Part of the lip edged in silver. b) Bowl with sweeping sides. The outside with flatter cuts, inside carved with leaves. Each: Hight 7.3cm, Ø 18cm. Condition B. Van Ham. Asian Art, Auction 384 (08/12/2016) 
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04 décembre 2016

Huge wine storage jar, Cizhou, China, Ming Dynasty, dated 1596

Lot 2000. Huge wine storage jar, Cizhou, China, Ming Dynasty, dated 1596. Estimate: 800 - 1,100 EUR (851 - 1,171 USD. Photo Van Ham. Heavy, yellowish brown stoneware with white slip. Thin, transparent, partly crazed glaze. Painted with manganese brown. Egg-shaped on flat base, with a wide opening with short neck. In sketchy drawing bands with leaves and characters. Height 68cm, Ø 42cm. Condition B/C. A hole in the wall. Smaller part of the glaze flaking off.  Provenance: -Private collection... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2016

Tokyo Chuo Hong Kong's 3rd anniversary sales achieve spectacular results

 HONG KONG.- Tokyo Chuo Hong Kong’s 3rd Anniversary Sales held on 27 & 28 November 2016 at the Four Seasons Hong Kong achieved fantastic results, realizing a total of over HK$305 million/ US$39.61 million, establishing a record high sales total for Tokyo Chuo Hong Kong. On offer were 508 lots of rare Chinese works of art, paintings and tea wares, including collections from two esteemed private museums in Japan, the Bansui Museum in Kansai and the Chinese Ceramics Museum in Kyushu. Strong prices were achieved across all... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2016

700+ jewels make the season bright at Sotheby's New York

 Lot 457. Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Mystery-Set Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD & Lot 458. Platinum, Mystery-Set Ruby and Diamond Bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate 125,000 — 175,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Just in time for the holidays, Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Fine Jewels auctions will be held in New York on 8 & 9 December 2016. Both sales feature a wonderful array of... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2016

A very rare pair of imperial inscribed cloisonné enamel peach-shaped wall vases, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3333. A very rare pair of imperial inscribed cloisonné enamel peach-shaped wall vases, Qianlong period (1736-1795).  Estimate: HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,000,000 (USD 103,606 - USD 129,508). Price Realised HKD 1,000,000 (USD 129,528) © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. Each vase is of peach shape with a gilt flat back, decorated in brightly coloured enamels with leafy branches bearing blossoming peach flowers, on a graduating pistachio-green, white, pink and red ground, superimposed with... [Lire la suite]