05 septembre 2016

A rare yellow-ground 'yangcai' 'lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 265. A rare yellow-ground 'yangcai' 'lotus' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, brilliantly enameled around the exterior with a continuous lotus scroll with stylized blooms, all reserved on a vibrant lemon-yellow ground, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue Diameter 6 3/4  in., 17.1 cm Provenance: Acquired in London in the... [Lire la suite]

22 août 2016

A 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 143. A 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279). Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's finely potted, the deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, the exterior subtly molded with overlapping lotus petals, covered overall save for the foot ring with a sea-green glaze, the foot ring fired to a brownish-orange, two Japanese wood boxes (5). Diameter 5 1/4  in., 13.3 cm  Notes: Bowls of this form appear to have been particularly... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Yuan dynasty

Lot 115. A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the gently rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, carved around the exterior with elegant overlapping lotus petals, covered overall with a rich sea-green glaze, stopping neatly above the foot ring to reveal the oxidized orange body, Japanese wood box (3). Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2016

A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279

Lot 804. A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The deep sides are carved on the exterior with overlapping petals and covered with an unctuous bluish-green glaze. The mouth is bound with a gilt-metal rim. 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) diam. Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1934(Fletcher Fund). Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2016

A Chinese blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 373. A Chinese blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000.Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) diameter Christie's. Living with Art, 23 - 24 August 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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19 juillet 2016

A pair of blue and white 'Lotus' bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 438. A pair of blue and white 'Lotus' bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 18,750 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's each decorated with a rosace below a classic scroll border repeated on the outer rim, the exterior with lotus leaves encircling the foot, the base inscribed with a four-character apocryphal Xuande mark; 9.9 cm., 3 7/8  in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec 2015
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20 juin 2016

Bol en grès Longquan, Dynastie des Song du Sud - Dynastie Yuan

Lot 12. Bol en grès Longquan, Dynastie des Song du Sud - Dynastie Yuan. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's le corps arrondi reposant sur un petit pied droit, l’intérieur incisé de deux fleurs de lotus, l’extérieur imitant les feuilles de lotus, recouvert d’une belle glaçure vert olive couvrant les bords. Diam. 20,5 cm; 8 1/8  in. A LONGQUAN CELADON 'LOTUS' BOWL, SOUTHERN SONG-YUAN DYNASTY Provenance: Collection of William Kenneth Slatcher C.V.O. (1926-1997), High... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2016

A Longquan celadon vase and a Longquan celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 645. A Longquan celadon vase and a Longquan celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 118,750 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the first with a bulbous body tapering to a long neck and surmounted by a wider everted rim, covered overall save for the footring with a greenish-grey glaze suffused with fine crackles; the second with the exterior modelled after overlapping petals, covered overall with a celadon glaze suffused with a network with... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2016

A Longquan celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 625. A Longquan celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides resting on a short slightly tapering foot, the exterior carved and moulded with overlapping lotus petals, covered evenly overall save for the unglazed footring with a soft bluish-green glaze; 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in. Sotheby's .Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 02 Jun 2016  
03 juin 2016

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 615. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD (18,773 EUR).  Photo: Sotheby's. the exterior carved with overlapping petals radiating around the foot suggesting a lotus flower, covered in a pale sea-green coloured glaze; 14.4 cm, 5 5/8  in.  The pale green glaze as found on the present bowl is extremely rare among 'Yaozhou' wares and identifies it as an early example, as... [Lire la suite]