13 avril 2022

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'eight trigrams' censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 559. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'eight trigrams' censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); Diameter 8½ in., 21.7 cm. Lot sold: 18,900 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a Distinguished North American Private Collection. Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022

13 avril 2022

A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon and phoenix' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 561. A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon and phoenix' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty; Height 7¾ in., 19.7 cm; ormolu stand. Lot sold: 6,930 USD (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from an Important Private Collection. Note: Compare two closely related examples, one from the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, exhibited in Green: Longquan Celadon of the Ming Dynasty, National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2009, cat. no. 154; the other in... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2022

A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'peony' vase, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 542. A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'peony' vase, Late Ming dynasty; Height 20¼ in., 51.5 cm; affixed metal stand. Lot sold: 5,040 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Preston Pope Satterwhite (1867-1948). Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 1944 (acc. no. 1944.24.1). Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022
12 avril 2022

A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'peony' vase, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 541. A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'peony' vase, Late Ming dynasty; Height 19⅝ in., 49.8 cm; metal stand. Lot sold: 6,048 USD (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Preston Pope Satterwhite (1867-1948). Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 1944 (acc. no. 1944.24.1). Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022
01 octobre 2021

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed barbed-rim 'peony' dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 162. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed barbed-rim 'peony' dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 13⅛ in., 33.2 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 22,680 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 sturdily potted, the gently rounded fluted sides rising from a short, tapered foot to an everted bracketed rim, the interior finely molded with a central medallion of a flowering peony bough, covered overall with an even translucent sea-green glaze save for a wide ring on the... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2021

A large carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed charger, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 163. A large carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed charger, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Diameter 19 in., 48.3 cm. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's 2021 the rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to a flat everted rim, the interior carved with a central medallion enclosing a diaper pattern, encircled by composite floral scrolls at the cavetto, applied overall with a rich sea-green glaze, the base with an unglazed ring exposing the burnt orange clay body. Property of a Georgia Private... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2021

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed barbed-rim 'peony' dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 162. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed barbed-rim 'peony' dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 13⅛ in., 33.2 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 22,680 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 sturdily potted, the gently rounded fluted sides rising from a short, tapered foot to an everted bracketed rim, the interior finely molded with a central medallion of a flowering peony bough, covered overall with an even translucent sea-green glaze save for a wide ring on the recessed base burnt... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2021

A pair of pierced and carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed garden seats, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 90. A pair of pierced and carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed garden seats, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 14 in., 35.6 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's 2021 each of barrel shape, with four rectangular openwork panels each enclosing a large bloom and combed leaves, set against carved stylized floral scrollwork between rows of raised florets, the top carved with a floret diaper ground, all under a translucent olive-green glaze pooling to a deeper tone in the recesses.... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2021

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' jar and cover, Late Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 89. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' jar and cover, Late Yuan-early Ming dynasty. Height overall 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of compressed baluster form, the body freely carved with a stylized lotus scroll issuing furling leaves above a band of upright lappets encircling the base, the similarly decorated cover modeled as an undulating lotus pad with a stem-form knop, all covered with a translucent jade-green glaze... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2021

An unusual molded 'Longquan' celadon-glazed square-section 'immortals' vase, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 243. An unusual molded 'Longquan' celadon-glazed square-section 'immortals' vase, Late Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 7 ¾ in., 19.7 cm. Estimate: 10,000 -15,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the vertical rectangular walls supported on ruyi-form cabriole legs resting on an integral square base, each side carved in high relief with an immortal astride an animal mount surrounded by swirling clouds, all between registers of floral scroll above... [Lire la suite]