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]

28 avril 2021

A large carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed octagonal dish, Ming dynasty

Lot 242. A large carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed octagonal dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Width 13 ⅞ in., 35.3 cm. Estimate: 4,000 -6,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,150 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. sturdily potted with the shallow rounded sides rising from a short, tapered foot to an everted rim, the center fluently carved with a large lotus spray, surrounded by eight panels of alternating lingzhi and flower sprigs, covered overall with a lustrous translucent bluish-green... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2021

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed yi-form pouring vessel, Yuan-Ming dynasty

Lot 241. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed yi-form pouring vessel, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Width 8 in., 20.2 cm. Estimate: 6,000 -8,000 USD. Lot sold: 50,400 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides very slightly tapered on one end to the curved channeled spout, the interior and exterior covered with a rich sea-green glaze, the countersunk base with an unglazed ring burnt orange during firing, wood stand (2).  Provenance: Yamanaka & Co. Ltd., Kobe, 5th... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2021

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, Southern Song dynasty

Lot 240. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 6 ⅝ in., 16.8 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 7,560 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, the exterior carved with upright overlapping petals, covered overall in a rich sage-green glaze stopping irregularly at the foot, the footring unglazed and burnt slightly orange in the firing.   Provenance: Private... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2021

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'trigram' censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 115. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'trigram' censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368). Diameter 4 ⅞ in., 12.5 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 12,600 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of archaistic lian form, well potted with the deep sides rising from a tapered circular foot on the base to an inverted mouth rim, all supported on three cabriole legs, decorated around the body in relief with the 'Eight Trigrams' between two... [Lire la suite]