31 juillet 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon conical bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

  Lot 112. A 'Longquan' celadon conical bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 75,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. rising sharply from a short foot to widely flared sides, covered overall with a soft sea-green glaze of even color except for the footrim where the edges of the glaze fired orange, Japanese lacquer box (3).   Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 16 sept. 2014    

20 mai 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon jar, guan, 14th-15th century

Lot 344. A 'Longquan' celadon jar, guan, 14th-15th century; 32 cm, 12 1/2  in. Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the broad baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a short broad neck, carved around the exterior with a chrysanthemum scroll and covered overall in a pale celadon glaze. Literature: U. Wiesner, Seladon Swatow Blauweiss/Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Ignazio Vok, Koln, 1983, pl. 35. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale:... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2018

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

Lot 80. A carved 'Longquan' celadon ewer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the pear-shaped body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck, set with a curved spout and loop handle, the exterior freely carved with a three clawed dragon, all above a moulded lappet band, covered overall in a celadon glaze stopping unevenly above the foot revealing the grey body, lacquered wood cover, Japanese wood box. Quantité:... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2018

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

Lot 77. A rare carved 'Longquan' celadon 'Boys' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 19.5 cm, 7 1/2  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, freely carved and combed to the interior with three boys divided by floral sprays, the exterior carved with spiralling petals, covered overall in an olive-green glaze. Note: A closely related bowl, from the collections of Kurt M. Simon and Frederick Mayer, was... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon dish, Song dynasty

Lot 62. A 'Longquan' celadon dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 17 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to an everted rim, covered in an even olive-green glaze, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM
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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. Lot sold 150,000 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... [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. Unsold. 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]