16 décembre 2017

A cream glazed bowl with carved decoration, Lý–Trần dynasties, 12th-13th century

Lot 883. A cream glazed bowl with carved decoration, Lý–Trần dynasties, 12th-13th century; 7 1/2in (19cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 800 - 1,200 (€680 - 1,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams.   Thinly potted with five notches cut into the flared rim, the curving well incised and combed with a peony flower and leaf pattern bound within a single-line frame beneath a creamy glaze with a faint green tinge that continues onto the exterior walls, stopping unevenly along the to expose the fabric... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2017

A crackle glazed wine bottle with polychrome enamel decoration, Bát Tràng kilns,16th-17th century

Lot 882. A crackle glazed wine bottle with polychrome enamel decoration, Bát Tràng kilns,16th-17th century; 8 3/4in (22cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,000 - 2,000 (€850 - 1,700). Sold for US$ 375 (€316). Photo: Bonhams.   Molded with a cylindrical neck and flaring foot on a body molded into six lobes, each with raised ribs framing a fabulous beast (nghe) standing between flower heads, the beast showing remains of amber enamel in contrast to the green enamel coloring the raised frames... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

Two green glazed shallow bowls with impressed decoration and spur marks, Trần-Lê dynasties, 14th-15th century

Lot 881. Two green glazed shallow bowls with impressed decoration and spur marks, Trần -Lê dynasties, 14th-15th century; 6 7/8 and 7 1/8in (17.4 and 18.3cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 800 - 1,200 (€680 - 1,000). Sold for US$ 437 (€369). Photo: Bonhams.   The well of the first bowl impressed with a central flower head and squared spiral bands separating flower head and leaf scrolls from raised lotus petals below the rim with five spur marks in the dark leaf green glaze that continues... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

An olive green glazed bowl with carved and combed decoration, Trần dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 880. An olive green glazed bowl with carved and combed decoration, Trần dynasty, 13th-14th century; 7 1/4in (18.5cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€850 - 1,300). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams.   The deep well carved and combed with a diffuse bird and peony flower pattern surrounding further comb and scrape marks at the center of the well, the exterior walls also incised with radiating lines above the foot ring, the glaze applied everywhere except the foot pad and recessed... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

A small lotus-petal dish with incised decoration, Lý dynasty, 11th-13th century

Lot 879. A small lotus-petal dish with incised decoration, Lý dynasty, 11th-13th century; 4 1/8 (1.5cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€850 - 1,300). Sold for US$ 400 (€337). Photo: Bonhams.   Carefully molded with walls shaped as extruding lotus petal covered with a celadon-tinged glaze, the tiny raised pearls along the lip showing traces of iron wash that also color a row of impressed pearls framing a leaf scroll roundel incised across the unglazed floor, the deeply... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

Two ceramics with iron oxide decoration, Trần-Lê dynasties, 14th-15th century

Lot 878. Two ceramics with iron oxide decoration, Trần-Lê dynasties, 14th-15th century; 6 5/8 and 8 1/2in (17 and 21.5cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€850 - 1,300). Sold for US$ 400 (€337). Photo: Bonhams.   The first a bowl loosely painted with a classic scroll meander on the flared rim, a floral roundel centering the well and another flower and leaf band encircling the exterior walls, the glaze on the interior marked with five spur marks and stopping above the foot,... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2017

A large blue and white deep dish, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century

 Lot 877. A large blue and white deep dish, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century; 14 1/4in (36cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€6,800 - 10,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams.   Painted in outline and wash with a single stylized peony spray in a roundel framed by a narrow band of flower petals centering the floor of the well, a band of peony buds and leafy stems filling the cavetto and a diffuse scrolling tendril pattern to the inside edge of the rim, the reverse outlined with... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

A group of three blue and white bowls with tall feet, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 876. A group of three blue and white bowls with tall feet, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century; 6, 5 and 4 7/8in (16.3, 12.7 and 12.2cm) diameter, 3 3/8, 3 1/8 and 3 3/8in (8.7, 8.5 and 8.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,000 (€1,300 - 1,700). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams.   The largest loosely painted with a clam-shaped flower head at the base of the well reversed by a peony flower and leafy spray meander above jeweled lappets, the deeply recessed base finished with brown wash; the second, very... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

Two blue and white small saucer dishes, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 875. Two blue and white small saucer dishes, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century; 6 and 4 3/8in (15 and 11cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 800 - 1,200 (€680 - 1,000). Sold for US$ 375 (€316). Photo: Bonhams.   The larger of simple circular form with a short foot supporting a curving well centered with a lotus and trilliam roundel and a classic tendril scroll band at the rim reversed by a wider flower and leaf band on the upper exterior walls, the glaze stopping along the foot and partially... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

A blue and white dish with fish design, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 874. A blue and white dish with fish design, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century; 9in (23cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,200 (€850 - 1,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams.   Painted in underglaze cobalt with striping along the walls and a fish swimming amid water weeds across the floor of the shallow well, the celadon-tinged glaze applied to the well and exterior walls, leaving the rim and the deeply foot area unglazed and a single ring of iron wash brushed along the join of the foot to the... [Lire la suite]