03 janvier 2022

A large famille noire 'phoenix-tail' vase, 19th century

Lot 52. A large famille noire 'phoenix-tail' vase, 19th century; 27 1⁄2 in. (70 cm.) high. Price Realised USD 4,375 (Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000). © Christie's 2021 Sold by the Yale University Art Gallery to benefit acquisition funds. Provenance: Mrs. William H. Moore (1858-1955) Collection, New York.Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, accessioned in 1955. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021

06 octobre 2021

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

Lot 788. A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 ½ in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's 2021 The vase is decorated on the body in vibrant shades of underglaze blue with a crane in flight descending towards a stag on a rocky promontory, and a doe beneath a crane nestled in a pine tree. The neck is decorated with two further deer and two cranes within a continuous landscape scene. Sold by The Yale... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2021

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

Lot 787. A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's 2021 The vase is decorated on the body and the neck in brilliant underglaze blue with continuous scenes of scholars and fishermen amidst rocks and pines in a riverscape. Sold by The Yale University Art Gallery for the benefit of acquisition funds Provenance: Florence Baiz van Volkenburgh (d. 1940)... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2021

A copper-red-glazed 'phoenix-tail' vase, 18th-19th century

 Lot 785. A copper-red-glazed 'phoenix-tail' vase, 18th-19th century; 19 in. (48.3 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's 2021 The vase has a bulbous body and a flaring neck, and is covered on the exterior with a glaze of mottled crushed raspberry color which fades to a pale cream color on the rim and the foot. Sold by The Yale University Art Gallery for the benefit of acquisition funds. Provenance: J. Pierpoint Morgan (1837-1913)... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2020

A Longquan celadon-glazed 'phoenix-tail' vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 549. A Longquan celadon-glazed 'phoenix-tail' vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 21 in. (53.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500. Price realised GBP 5,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is heavily potted and freely carved with flower sprays. It is covered in an olive-green crackled glaze, wood stand. Provenance: With certificate of identity from The Curios Furniture & Miscellaneous Utensils & Hardware Merchants & Employees Association, Hong Kong & Kowloon,... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

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

Lot 2135. A blue and white 'phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 in. (45 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The baluster body and tall trumpet-shaped neck are decorated with continuous riverside landscape scenes depicting figures at leisurely pursuits amidst tall trees and mountains, all within double-line borders. Provenance: Nuri Farhadi, New York, September 1963.Mr. and Mrs. Robert B.... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2020

A rare pair of large carved white-glazed 'phoenix-tail' vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1351. A rare pair of large carved white-glazed 'phoenix-tail' vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 27 in. (68.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  Each vase is potted with a baluster body and a tall neck rising to a flaring mouth rim. The exterior is carved with peony flowers borne on scrolling vines. Each has a double circle in underglaze blue on the base. Note: Compare the virtually identical single vase dated to the... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2020

A large powder-blue-glazed 'phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1263. A large powder-blue-glazed 'phoenix-tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The baluster body rises to the tall, trumpet-shaped neck, and the exterior is covered with an even, vibrant, powder-blue glaze in contrast to the white rim, interior, and foot rim. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 19 March 1997, lot 243. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New... [Lire la suite]
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]