25 avril 2018

A rare 'Longquan' celadon vase, cong, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 75. A rare 'Longquan' celadon vase, cong, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 25.8 cm, 10 1/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.  modelled after an archaic jade cong, each long edge of the square-sectioned body with eight raised horizontal bands within a raised rectangular frame, all supported on a short foot and surmounted by a gently tapered neck, covered overall save for the footring with a lustrous celadon glaze draining to pale bluish-white at the raised edges and... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2018

A rare 'Longquan' celadon 'Dragon and Bird' jar and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 67. A rare 'Longquan' celadon 'Dragon and Bird' jar and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 27.2 cm, 10 3/4  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the tall ovoid body finely potted with three ribs encircling the upper body and supported on a flared foot, applied at the shoulder in high relief with a powerful dragon with long sinuous body coiled around the sides in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', poised with mighty paws set with outstretched talons gripped to the... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3659. A 'Longquan' celadon charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 38.5 cm, 15 1/8  in. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot sold 225,000 HKD ((23,274 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, the interior carved with a spray of lotus, covered with an olive-green glaze, deepening in colour to the carved recesses. Provenance: John Sparks Ltd, London (according to label). Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

An attractive 'Longquan' celadon jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366)

Lot 85. An attractive 'Longquan' celadon jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366); height 9 1/4 in., 23.5 cm; width 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 104,500 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011 of compressed baluster shape, the wide mouth surmounted with a short tapering neck, the sides decorated in low relief with a scaly dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst wisps of clouds, all above a band of stylized waves encircling the base, evenly applied overall... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 681. A 'Longquan' celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 9 1/2  in., 24.1 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the compressed globular body supported on three mask-and-paw feet and rising to a waisted shoulder and galleried rim set with two rope-twist handles, the exterior carved with a trellis band around the body between applied rosettes above and below, the interior centered with a stamped floral spray medallion, covered overall in a brilliant seafoam-green glaze... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 680. A 'Longquan' celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 12 1/4  in., 31.1 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the heavily potted body raised on three mask-and-paw feet, the broad rounded sides rising to an incurved rim and molded to the exterior with the 'Eight Trigrams' in relief beneath a band of raised bosses, the interior stamped with a trellis-pattern medallion, covered overall in a yellowish sea-green glaze save for the central medallion and the beveled disc... [Lire la suite]

03 mars 2018

A rare large 'Longquan' celadon barbed 'Pomegranates' dish, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century

Lot 101. A rare large 'Longquan' celadon barbed 'Pomegranates' dish, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century; Diameter 18½ in., 47.2 cm. Estimate 350,000 — 550,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's sturdily potted, the shallow, widely flared sides rising from a tapered foot, alternately lobed and barbed inside and out into sixteen brackets, finely carved to the center with a pomegranate tree bearing two large fruits, one split to reveal the seeds within, and issuing blooming floral buds, all framed within... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon lotus bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 72. A 'Longquan' celadon lotus bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279); 16.5cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly incurved rim, carved around the exterior with overlapping lotus petals and covered overall with a sea-green celadon glaze. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
07 février 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 291. A 'Longquan' celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 36.5cm., 14 3/8 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014. the gently rounded sides rising from a short footring to an everted rolled rim, carved to the interior with a trellis diaper medallion encircled by scrolling lotus, the exterior similarly decorated with lotus and covered overall with a sea-green celadon glaze. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014
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26 janvier 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 46. A 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 15.1cm., 6in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 the curved sides rising from a tapered foot to a gently flaring rim, moulded to the exterior with overlapping pointed lappets, covered overall in a crackled sea-green glaze, the rim mounted with gilt-metal, Japanese wood box. Quantity: 3. Provenance: A Japanese Private Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
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