05 août 2019

A white jade peach-form brush washer, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-15th century

Lot 1221. A white jade peach-form brush washer, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-15th century; 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The washer is finely carved as a hollowed peach borne on a leafy, flowering branch that forms an openwork handle at one end where a parrot is perched beside two peaches, a flower borne on the underside forms the foot. The semi-translucent stone is softly polished. Note: Compare two similar... [Lire la suite]

05 août 2019

A rare bronze figure of a horse, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-15th century

Lot 1020. A rare bronze figure of a horse, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-15th century; 10 in. (25.3 cm.) long. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The caparisoned horse is shown standing foursquare with head turned slightly to the right, and has a split forelock and pricked ears. The saddle is decorated with a single flower head, and is set on top of a deep oval blanket decorated with a diaper pattern, and the chest strap and crouper are hung... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2019

Artcurial will present a selection of nearly 200 lots at its Asian art auction

PARIS.- On 10 June, Artcurial will host an auction dedicated to Asian art. Comprising nearly 200 lots and several private collections, the sale will take us on a voyage throughout the Asian continent including several sections representing Japanese art followed by Chinese art, concluding with South-Eastern Asian art, in particular with pieces from India, Thailand, and Cambodia. Chinese and Japanese art Chinese art will be represented by several outstanding pieces such as a large Doucai porcelain dish, a legacy... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2018

A Vietnamese jar and cover on reticulated stand, Trần dynasty, 13th-15th century

Lot 606. A Vietnamese jar and cover on reticulated stand, Trần dynasty, 13th-15th century. H.: 26 cm. Estimate: € 800 - € 1200. Courtesy Rob Michiels Auctions. Provenance: The collection of deceased Belgian archeologist Thirot, active in South-East Asia between 1960 and 1990. See also: - A French-language article by Alain and Philippe Truong regarding a similar piece. (link)- Similar pieces were found in the Thanh Hoa tombs by Olov Janse between 1934-1935 or by Clément Huet in the 1930's (Stevenson... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2018

A rare gold and silver-inlaid bronze tapir-form vessel, Zun, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 13th-15th century

Lot 162. A rare gold and silver-inlaid bronze tapir-form vessel, Zun, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 13th-15th century; 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 114,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 Finely cast in the form of a tapir standing foursquare with mouth open and pierced below a curled snout, the ears flared and inlaid with a pattern of triangles, with a collar encircling the neck and with scrolls decorating the sides and haunches, the long, faceted tail also... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2018

Important brûle-parfums en bronze incrusté d'or et d'argent, dynastie Song-Ming, XIIIe-XVe siècle

Lot 75. Important brûle-parfums en bronze incrusté d'or et d'argent, dynastie Song-Ming, XIIIe-XVe siècle. D. : 20 cm (8 in.) H. : 15 cm (6 in.). Estimation 15 000 - 20 000 € . Résultat: 18,200 €. Courtesy Artcurial Reposant sur six pieds en forme de pattes d'animaux, la panse bombée, décorée en relief de trois têtes d'animaux fantastiques dans le style archaïque, incrusté de volutes et spirales en or et argent soulignant la puissance des bêtes ; couvercle manquant. A rare gold and... [Lire la suite]

12 juin 2018

A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-15th century

Lot 90A. A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-15th century. Hauteur: 27,5 cm. (10 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 7,10,000 - EUR 15,000 (USD 11,813 - USD 17,720). Price realised EUR 18,750.  © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Le vase piriforme est recouvert d'une belle glaçure céladon. Il repose sur un petit pied droit.  Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 13 June 2018
15 décembre 2017

A group of three small glazed stoneware containers, Trần dynasty, 13th-15th century

Lot 862. A group of three small glazed stoneware containers, Trần dynasty, 13th-15th century; 6 3/8, 4 3/8 and 4in (16.3, 11 and 10.3cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€840 - 1,300). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. The first a dish molded with a petal rim and chrysanthemum petals across the shallow well, incised lines radiating outward form a narrow foot and recessed base, five spur marks visible in the gray-green glaze covering the well and most of the exterior walls; the second a bowl of... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A 'Longquan' celadon bird feeder, 13th-15th century

Lot 200. A 'Longquan' celadon bird feeder, 13th-15th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP (3,831 - 6,386 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the slightly compressed globular lobed body rising from a flat base to a narrow incurved mouth, set to one side with two loop handles for suspension and covered overall in a soft celadon glaze; 9.5 cm, 3 3/4  in.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM
20 avril 2016

A 'Longquan' celadon bird feeder, 13th-15th century

Lot 200. A 'Longquan' celadon bird feeder, 13th-15th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the slightly compressed globular lobed body rising from a flat base to a narrow incurved mouth, set to one side with two loop handles for suspension and covered overall in a soft celadon glaze; 9.5 cm, 3 3/4  in.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM