30 août 2017

A black and red lacquer box, cover and tray, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 52. A black and red lacquer box, cover and tray, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. Height 7 in., 18 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot Sold 8,125 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the black-lacquer exterior of the box and cover lobed and applied with pewter wire to resemble ten lotus petals, the flat foliated top with concentric pewter-wire bands originally holding a mother-of-pearl medallion at the center, fitted with a black-lacquer tray, the interior of the box, cover, and tray lacquered red (3). ... [Lire la suite]

24 août 2017

A painted Cizhou jar, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 731. A painted Cizhou jar, Yuan dynasty, 14th century, 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high.  Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The jar has a tapering, broad-shouldered body is decorated in brownish-black on a cream slip with three lobed panels, one containing a figure of a scholar, another containing a crane and another a lotus, all between wavy line borders at the shoulder, neck and foot. The rim and the interior are covered with a brown... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2017

Marchant's Rare Longquan Celadons from the 14th and Early 15th Century at Christie's New York, 14 September 2017

The current sale includes a particularly interesting group of Yuan and early Ming celadon wares from the Longquan kilns, which includes some pieces which are extremely rare. Yuan and early Ming Longquan celadons have come to prominence in recent years due to new research, the important exhibition of Ming dynasty Longquan celadon wares, Bilu – Mingdai Longquanyao qingci 碧綠—明代龍泉窯 青瓷 (Green – Longquan Celadons of the Ming), at the National Palace Museum, Taipei in 2009, and the sale of a small number of important pieces in major... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2017

Jar with dragon and wave design in underglaze blue, Yuan Dynasty, 14th century

 Jar with dragon and wave design in underglaze blue, Yuan Dynasty, 14th century, Jingdezhen Ware. H. 29.3, mouth D. 20.3, bottom D. 18.6., TG2351 © 2004-2017 Tokyo National Museum
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28 juillet 2017

Plate, Vietnam, 14th century

Plate, Vietnam, 14th century. Stoneware with brown glaze. Height: 1 3/4 in. (4.45 cm); Diameter: 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm). Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Edward E. Masters (M.84.213.216) © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
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25 juillet 2017

A rare Longquan celadon moulded trumpet-necked baluster vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 4244. A rare Longquan celadon moulded trumpet-necked baluster vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th century, 14 1/2 in. (37 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 225,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The sturdily-potted body is decorated in relief with meandering stems bearing peony blossoms above a band of upright leaves. The neck rises to a trumpet mouth and moulded with raised bowstring bands. It is covered overall with an olive green glaze thinning to the carved... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2017

A Longquan celadon carved and sprig moulded 'Dragon' dish, Ming dynasty, 14th century 

Lot 4249. A Longquan celadon carved and sprig moulded 'Dragon' dish, Ming dynasty, 14th century; 13 5/8 in. (34.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised HKD 325,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The dish is sturdily potted with shallow rounded sides rising to an everted rim. The interior is decorated in relief with a scaly four-clawed dragon leaping in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', surrounded by scrolls carved in the well. The exterior is carved with chrysanthemum... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2017

A Longquan celadon carved and moulded 'Dragon' dish, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 3817. A Longquan celadon carved and moulded 'Dragon' dish, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th century, 14 in. (35.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 400,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Sturdily potted with shallow rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the center of the interior decorated in relief with a scaly four-clawed dragon leaping in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', below scrolls carved in the well, the exterior carved with chrysanthemum petals, all... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2017

A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 4248. A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th century, 10 1/4 in. (26.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 450,000 - HKD 550,000. Price realised HKD 475,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The pear-shaped body is supported on a sturdy foot ring and surmounted by a trumpet neck flanked by a pair of mythical beast head handles with large fixed rings. The neck, shoulder and mid-section are encircled by raised bands. It is covered overall with an even rich olive-green glaze,... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2017

A rare Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 3008. A rare Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty, 14th century, 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 350,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The pear-shaped body supported on a sturdy footring and surmounted by a trumpet neck flanked by a pair of mythical beast head handles suspending large fixed rings, the neck, shoulder and mid-section encircled by raised bands, covered overall with an even rich olive green glaze, Japanese double wood... [Lire la suite]