20 avril 2022

'Dehua' ware sold at Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022

  Lot 319. A 'Dehua' figure of Buddha, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; Height 14 in., 35.6 cm. Lot sold: 52,920 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the back with a faint inscription within a square. Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Private Collection, acquired prior to 1997, and thence by descent. Lot 320. A 'Dehua' seated figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Height 16 in., 40.6 cm. Lot sold: 21,420 USD... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2017

A carved Longquan celadon 'dragon' ewer, early Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3184. A carved Longquan celadon 'dragon' ewer, early Ming dynasty, 15th century, 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high, gilt wood cover, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,791 - USD 38,686). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The ewer is carved around the body with a scaly four-clawed dragon striding through cloud scrolls, and a wavy border above the foot, covered overall with a thick olive-green glaze with the exception of the foot ring.  Christie's. The Imperial Sale /... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2015

A sancai-glazed pottery 'Dragon' ewer, Liao dynasty

A sancai-glazed pottery 'Dragon' ewer, Liao dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of flattened spherical form surmounted by an everted lotus leaf-form mouth with foliate rim, applied at the shoulder with a short spout, a small arched ring handle and strap handle all molded with foliate scrolls, the body crisply molded to either side with a lively amber-glazed winged rampant dragon amidst  green-glazed roiling waves and encircled by a double band of small amber-glazed bosses, all... [Lire la suite]