06 avril 2021

A Kashan turquoise-blue glazed pottery bowl, Central Iran, 12th century

Lot 4.  A Kashan turquoise-blue glazed pottery bowl, Central Iran, 12th century; 8in. (20.3cm.) diam. Estimate: GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000. Sold for: GBP 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. The interior decorated with radiating split-palmettes, a band of a calligraphy below the rim, the exterior with large waterweed motifs contained within double blue lines. Provenance: Formerly from the Estate of Dr. Paul J. Vignos Jr. (1919-2010), Chicago, USA, originally acquired in the 1950’s/1960’sSold at Sale 152,... [Lire la suite]

01 mars 2021

A rare Cizhou green-glazed and iron-black-brown-painted and incised 'peony' baluster vase, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th Centu

Lot 83. A rare Cizhou green-glazed and iron-black-brown-painted and incised 'peony' baluster vase, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th Century; 11 5/8in (29.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 40,000 - 60,000 (€ 33,000 - 50,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The globular body with high shoulders below a tall widely flaring trumpet neck and supported on a spreading circular foot, brilliantly incised and painted in an iron-black-brown oxide to opposite sides of the body with a full blossoming peony flowerhead borne on a leafy scrolling... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2021

GRUSENMEYER - WOLINER at BRAFA 2021

Stele of Vishnu, West India, Rajasthan region, 12th century. Dark grey hard stone. H 79 cm. GRUSENMEYER - WOLINER at BRAFA 2021. Photo credit: Studio Asselberghs-Frédéric Dehaen Provenance: Spanish collection, acquired by the father on 30 September 1969, Oriental Antiquities Ltd, London.  Stele of Padmapani, Indonesia, central Java, 9th century. Andesite. H 28 x W 43 cm. GRUSENMEYER - WOLINER at BRAFA 2021. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd, London, 21 October 1980. A crocodile... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2020

A Yaozhou celadon moulded ‘boys’ bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Lot 308. A Yaozhou celadon moulded ‘boys’ bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century; 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Provenance: Mallie & Co., Paris (according to label)Sold at Christie’s Paris, 10 December 2014, lot 78. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 8 October 2020
10 octobre 2020

A rare Korean slip-painted celadon meiping, Koryo dynasty, 12th century

Lot 36. A rare Korean slip-painted celadon meiping, Koryo dynasty, 12th century; 30.5 cm, 12 in. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 277,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the tapering body rising to high round shoulders and surmounted by a short waisted neck with galleried rim, decorated in black and white slip with three cranes flying amidst stylised clouds, all below a collar of leafy lappets, covered overall save for the footring in a sea-green glaze, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2020

A Junyao bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 12th century

Lot 3241. A Junyao bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 12th century; 4 ½ in. (10.4 cm.) diam. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Price Realized $18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is of rounded conical form and covered inside and out with a glaze of pale milky blue color thinning to mushroom on the rim, box. Provenance: Private Italian Collection. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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17 mars 2020

Asia Week New York announces schedule changes

Gozu Tenno, god of warding off pestilene. Late Heian period, 12th century. Courtesy of Carole Davenport. NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Week New York has announced that due to the Coronavirus outbreak, many galleries, thirty-two in all, have changed their schedules. Most will be open by-appointment only, while others from outside of the New York metropolitan region have or are in the process of closing. As of press time, several galleries remain open.Says Katherine Martin, chairman of Asia Week New York, “Our main priority is to... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2020

A molded 'Ding' dish, Jin Dynasty, 12th century

Lot 529. A molded 'Ding' dish, Jin Dynasty, 12th century; diameter 8 3/8 in., 21.3 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 134,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the short rounded sides fluted to the interior, rising to the everted lobed rim, molded to the interior with a recumbent deer amidst scattered flowers and foliage, all under a creamy white glaze leaving the rim unglazed. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th October 1991, lot 11. ... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2020

A white glazed moulded pottery bottle, Kashan, Seljuk Iran, 12th century

Lot 91. A white glazed moulded pottery bottle, Kashan, Seljuk Iran, 12th century; 9 3/8in. (23.6cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of bulbous form rising from short flat foot to long tapering neck, with flaring mouth, the decoration with two large galloping winged horses between vine scrolls, the base decorated with radiating petals, the neck with a moulded ring, slightly iridescent, areas of restoration. ... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2020

A moulded cobalt-blue glazed pottery bottle, probably Kashan, Iran, 12th century

Lot 90. A moulded cobalt-blue glazed pottery bottle, probably Kashan, Iran, 12th century; 11 3/8in. (29cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 4,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  With rounded body on short straight foot, with tall tapering neck and flaring spout with cusped lip, the shoulder moulded with chasing animals including a deer, a buffalo, a lion, two hares and a fox, under a thick cobalt blue glaze, the foot unglazed, restored Christie's. Art of the Islamic... [Lire la suite]
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