28 février 2018

A small Longquan celadon 'phoenix-tail' vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

  Lot 526. A small Longquan celadon 'phoenix-tail' vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase is well potted with a high-shouldered body rising to a cylindrical neck flaring at the mouth rim which is bound with metal. It is covered overall with an attractive bluish-green glaze, with the exception of the foot ring which exposes the dark grey body, cloth box. ... [Lire la suite]

23 août 2017

Marchant's Rare Longquan Celadons from the 14th and Early 15th Century at Christie's New York, 14 September 2017

The current sale includes a particularly interesting group of Yuan and early Ming celadon wares from the Longquan kilns, which includes some pieces which are extremely rare. Yuan and early Ming Longquan celadons have come to prominence in recent years due to new research, the important exhibition of Ming dynasty Longquan celadon wares, Bilu – Mingdai Longquanyao qingci 碧綠—明代龍泉窯 青瓷 (Green – Longquan Celadons of the Ming), at the National Palace Museum, Taipei in 2009, and the sale of a small number of important pieces in major... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2016

A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 37. A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (€11,000 - 17,000). Photo: Bonhams. The body skilfully painted in exceptionally vivid underglaze blue with a continuous scene of a visitor supplicating a dignitary seated in his hall surrounded by ladies and attendants in front of a painting of foaming waves, the hall opening onto a terrace with further dignitaries, craggy rockwork and delicate trees, the flaring neck with a lady peeping out at a dignitary admonishing a... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2016

A pair of blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 36. A pair of blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€6,700 - 9,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each of baluster form rising to a flared foliate rim, densely painted in vibrant underglaze blue around the exterior with different registers of scrolling branches and blossoming peonies, the foot and rim moulded with petal-shaped panels containing further sprigs of flowers. 48.5cm (19 1/8in) high (2).  Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 10 november 2016, 10:30... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2016

A famille verte 'Phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 874. A famille verte 'Phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The vase is decorated with birds amidst a blossoming prunus tree emerging from jagged rocks, all in yellow, green, and aubergine on a pale greenish-blue ground. An illegible seal mark is inscribed in underglaze blue on the base. 16 7/8 in. (42.8 cm.) high Provenance: John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2016

A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 44. A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 44cm (17 1/3in) high (2). Sold for £10,000 (€12,690). © Bonhams 2001-2016. Finely painted around the body with a continuous scene of scholars and fishermen amidst a mountainous river landscape with pavilions and birds in flight, the flaring neck with an similar scene, the rim and foot with cloud scroll border, wood stand.  Provenance: an English private collection, assembled in Hong Kong from 1967-1989, and thence by... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2016

A large famille-verte 'phoenix-tail' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 314, A large famille-verte 'phoenix-tail' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the baluster-form body rising to a wide trumpet-form mouth with everted rim, painted with a continuous scene depicting the immortal Xiwangmu, with female attendants, one bearing a large peach and King Mu of the Zhou standing by a garden wall, serenaded by female musicians as handmaidens approach bearing gifts, the King gazing towards the goddess hoping to receive... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, yenyen, Kangxi

A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, yenyen, Kangxi period. Estimate £500 - 800 (€680 - 1,100). Photo Bonhams Painted and moulded with petal-shaped panels of scrolling, leafy peony and chrysanthemum sprays, fitted for electricity. The vase: 53cm (20 7/8in) Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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05 septembre 2015

A carved Longquan celadon  'phoenix-tail' vase, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

A carved Longquan celadon 'phoenix-tail' vase, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate $10,000 – $12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The vase is freely carved on the tapering body with lotus scroll above a petal-lappet border. The tall, flared cylindrical neck is carved with additional lotus scroll beneath raised ribs on the trumpet-form mouth. The vase is covered overall with a glaze of pale olive-green color. 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) high, wood stand, Japanese double wood box Note: A similar Longquan... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2015

Grand vase en porcelaine bleu blanc, Chine, dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1622-1722)

  Grand vase en porcelaine bleu blanc, Chine, dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1622-1722). Estimate €10,000 – €15,000 ($11,239 - $16,859). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is decorated with two registers of continuous scenes depicting scholars, attendants, and fishermen amongst pavilions and trees in a mountainous river landscape. 17 3/8 in. (44.3 cm.) high Provenance: By repute, from a private collection, Berlin, purchased in 1987.Sotheby's London, 16 May 2007, lot 72.Property of a European... [Lire la suite]