20 février 2021

A Cizhou sgraffiato ovoid vase, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

  Lot 708. A Cizhou sgraffiato ovoid vase, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 11 ¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's 2021 The vase is boldly carved through the brown glaze to the buff body with two bands of leafy scroll between two further bands carved with leaves, all below a narrow, stepped neck.  Note: A similar carved Cizhou vase, formerly in the collection of George Crofts, is illustrated in Royal Ontario Museum, The T. T.... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2020

A celadon glaze ceramic bowl, Vietnam, Trân dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 239. A celadon glaze ceramic bowl, Vietnam, Trân dynasty, 13th-14th century; 6.6 x 16.7 cm. Estimate: 400.00-500.00. Courtesy Bertolami Fine Art. Circular foot and rounded walls, the entire surface covered with céladon glazing, the interior with a relief decoration of floral corollas and geometric bands. Provenance: Ambassador Francesco Rausi. Note: For a pair of bowls of the same type, see Art ancien du Viêt Nam. Bronze set Céramiques, exhibition catalog (Geneva), Milan 2008,... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2020

A celadon glaze ceramic bowl, Vietnam, Trân dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 238. A celadon glaze ceramic bowl, Vietnam, Trân dynasty, 13th-14th century; 5.5 x 12 cm. Estimate: 200.00-300.00 EUR. Courtesy Bertolami Fine Art. Circular foot, the entire surface covered with céladon glazing except for the inner bottom. Provenance: Ambassador Francesco Rausi. Bertolami Fine Art. Live Auction, starts 18 October 2020 from 11:00 CEST (lots 1-202) and from 15:00 CEST (lots 203-470).
10 juillet 2020

A rare large polychrome lacquer circular tray, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 2813. A rare large polychrome lacquer circular tray, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 12.½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The tray is constructed with a countersunk base rising to slightly curved sides with two raised bands, the mouth mounted with a metal rim. The interior is applied with red lacquer, the sides with green lacquer, and the base with brown lacquer, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2020

A Tibetan bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 13th-14th century

Lot 61. A Tibetan bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 13th-14th century; 11cm high. Sold for £5,200. © 2020 Sworders. wearing a long robe with a beaded border, seated cross-legged on a double lotus pedestal, his hands in Bhumiparsha mudra, the back engraved with a mantra. Provenance: Christie’s, South Kensington, Spink collection, 19-20 June 1998, lot 206. Sworders. Asian Art - Live Online, 28 may 2020
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30 mars 2020

A rare small Qingbai phoenix-head ewer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 2101. A rare small Qingbai phoenix-head ewer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realized USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The body is carved with eight vertical lobes that rise to a short ribbed neck surmounted by a phoenix head with incised eyes and feathers. Attached to the body is a strap handle and a short curved spout. The ewer is covered overall in a glaze of pale blue tone, wood... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2020

A Kashan lustre pottery star tile, Persia, 13th-14th Century

Lot 64. A Kashan lustre pottery star tile, Persia, 13th-14th Century; 21.5 cm. diameter. Estimate: £ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,300 - 5,400). Courtesy Bonhams. with eight points, decorated in cobalt blue and a brownish gold lustre on a cream ground with a central lotus surrounded by cartouches containing foliate motifs, the border with a band of inscription.  Note: Inscriptions: the opening couplets from Firdawsi's Shahnameh including two couplets which are not in the accepted edition. The... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2020

A rare Longquan Guan-type cup, 13th-14th century

Lot 1342. A rare Longquan Guan-type cup, 13th-14th century; 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  With rounded sides supported on a ring foot, one side applied with a loop handle surmounted by a shaped thumb rest, covered all over in a crackled greenish-brown glaze.  Exhibited: Selections from the William and Winifred Corbin Collection of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, Portland Art Museum, 1 - 29 March... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2020

A rare Longquan Guan-type shallow dish, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1354. A rare Longquan Guan-type shallow dish, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of shallow form, carved around the exterior with a band of petals, above the low foot rim, covered all over and on the base with an icy, crackle-suffused glaze of blue-green color.  Exhibited: On loan to the Portland Art Museum, 1 June 2006 - 22 June 2010. Note: It is possible... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2020

Two rare small Guan-type vessels, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1341. Two rare small Guan-type vessels, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 2 5/8 and 2¾ in. (6.7 and 7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  The first a zhadou of compressed form with flared rim, the second a bud-form ewer with curved spout and strap handle, both covered in a pale greyish-olive, crackle-suffused glaze stopping above the foot to expose the grey ware. (2)  Provenance: Both: Richard B.... [Lire la suite]