19 mars 2020

A very large Longquan celadon inscribed moulded 'peony' vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3291. A very large Longquan celadon inscribed moulded 'peony' vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 1,060,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Of characteristic meiping form supported on a ribbed foot, the vase is boldly moulded with a wide band of peony scroll above upright petals around the foot and below shaped cartouches around the shoulders, each enclosing an individual character... [Lire la suite]

30 novembre 2019

A Cizhou painted 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 428. A Cizhou painted 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); 27.5 cm, 10 7/8  in.. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD (31,938 USD). © Sotheby's. the ovoid body tapering to a splayed foot and surmounted by a tall trumpet neck and rolled rim, painted in black around the exterior with two leafy peony sprays, the base unglazed revealing the buff stoneware body. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2019

A superb and rare carved celadon-glazed 'peony' vase, Qianlong incised seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 17. A superb and rare carved celadon-glazed 'peony' vase, Qianlong incised seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 32.4 cm, 12¾ in. Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 GBP. Lot sold 375,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the baluster body elegantly sweeping up to a slightly angular shoulder and surmounted by a tall slender neck and flared rim, finely and crisply carved around the body with undulating peony scrolls above a lappet border, all between pendant ruyi heads and trefoils, the neck... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2019

A rare Cizhou sgraffiato 'peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3004. A rare Cizhou sgraffiato 'peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 21.7 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD (57,371 - 70,120 USD). Lot Sold 562,500 HKD (71,623 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.  the baluster body elegantly rising from a splayed foot to a tall trumpet neck with a rolled lip, freely carved through the layer of brown slip to the ivory white layer beneath with large peony blooms borne on lush broad leaves, all above a... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2019

A Chinese 'Longquan' reticulated 'Peony' vase, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 469. A Chinese 'Longquan' reticulated 'Peony' vase, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; height 12 3/8 in.; 31.4 cm. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Lot sold $21,250. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body supported on a low, waisted foot and rising to a slender neck flaring slightly at the mouth, the broad register around the body carved in openwork with two resplendent peony blossoms issuing from scrolling foliate stems, the petals and stems molded in relief and incised with naturalistic veins, all... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Peony' vase, meiping, Ming dynasty

Lot 667. A blue and white 'Peony' vase, meiping, Ming dynasty; 23.7 cm, 9 3/8  in. Estimate 20,000-30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. decorated with peony scrolls, between lappets encircling the foot and a band of ruyi head draping the shoulder, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29-30 november 2018
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19 septembre 2018

A small 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'peony' vase, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 1384. A small 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'peony' vase, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Height 7 1/4 in., 18.5 cm. Estimate: 6,000-8,000 USD. Sold Price: 11,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of baluster form, the round body with an applied peony scroll, rising to a tall horizontally-ribbed waisted neck and flaring mouth, the foot encircled by a band of stiff upright leaves, covered overall in a pale celadon-green glaze, the foot-ring unglazed for firing. Exhibited: Shades of Green Jade and Misty... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A rare and large 'Cizhou' carved 'Peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 205. A rare and large 'Cizhou' carved 'Peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Height 18 3/8  in., 46.7 cm Estimate 150,000 —20,000 USD. Sold Price: 187,500 USD. © Sotheby's 2018.  superbly potted, the gently rounded ovoid body tapering to a splayed foot and surmounted by a tall trumpet neck and rolled rim, fluidly carved around the exterior through the iron-black slip to the white-slipped body with a dense undulating peony scroll, with combed details, continuing up the neck and stopping... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A rare carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 214. A rare carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279). Height 7 3/8  in., 18.7 cm. Estimate 40,000 —60,000 USD. Sold Price: 56,250 USD © Sotheby's 2018. the teardrop-shaped body set over a low foot and rising to a narrow, waisted neck broadening toward the rim, freely carved all around with a long peony stem undulating around the body and issuing slender shoots of new growth coiling up the neck, clusters of curling leaves peeling from each branch and framing... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2018

A very rare small Cizhou sgraffiato 'Peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 821. A very rare small Cizhou sgraffiato 'Peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The vase is well carved on the tapering globular body and trumpet-form neck with a broad band of peony scroll bearing two large blossoms framed by leafy, curving stems above a band of narrow petals below, all in dark brown reserved on a white slip ground and covered with a clear glaze,... [Lire la suite]