17 août 2018

A rare large Longquan celadon carved baluster jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 14th century 

Lot 294. A rare large Longquan celadon carved baluster jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 14th century; 13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 45,600. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 Heavily potted and carved with a wide band of sweeping peony scroll between a band of slender petals below and a ruyi band on the shoulder which is applied with two finely molded lion masks, with a band of diamond-pattern diaper on the tapering neck, covered inside and out with a... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2018

A Wood Sculpture of Jizo Bosatsu, Kamakura Period, 14th century

Lot 63. A Wood Sculpture of Jizo Bosatsu, Kamakura Period, 14th century; 118cm. high (including stand). Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 229,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Carved and assembled from cyprus wood, of hollow construction (Yosegi-zukuri), holding the hoju [treasure jewel] and shakujo [staff], applied with coloured pigments, on wood stand carved as a lotus flower. Note: Jizo Bosatsu (the Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha) a merciful figure who alone among... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:11 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
15 août 2018

Qingbai double gourd­shaped ewer, China, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Qingbai double gourd­shaped ewer, China, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. Height: 5 7⁄8 inches, 15 cm. Width: 4 5 ⁄16 inches, 11 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art A qingbai porcelain ewer of double­gourd form, supported on a short, straight foot and applied with a long, curved spout and an S­-shaped handle in the form of a chi-­dragon. The chi-­dragon is naturally rendered and well­-defined with bulging eyes, four feet and elongated tail. The short neck of the ewer is surmounted  by a domed cover,... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2018

A fine and rare Longquan celadon basin, 14th century

Lot 3688. A fine and rare Longquan celadon basin, 14th century; 26.7 cm., 10 1/2  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,000,000 HKD (101,985 EUR). Photo Sotheby’s the exquisitely shaped body with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, applied with a briilliant pale-green glaze trasmuting to a sea-green colour at the rim, save for the unglazed footring under the base burnt brownish-orange during the firing. Provenance: An old Japanese... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 16:47 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
30 juillet 2018

A carved pear-shaped celadon 'Flower' vase, yuhuchunping, 14th century

Lot 3690. A carved pear-shaped celadon 'Flower' vase, yuhuchunping, 14th century; 33.2 cm., 13 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,200,000 HKD (224,366 EUR). Photo Sotheby’s exquisitely potted with a pear-shaped body tapering to a tall waisted neck and flared mouthrim, the exterior carved with blooming florets wreathed in intertwining sprigs, all above a band of petal lappets, the neck similarly decorated with stylistic floral scrolls, covered overall with an unctuous even... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2018

A rare moulded Longquan celadon baluster jar, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 3818. A rare moulded Longquan celadon baluster jar, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th century; 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 380,000 - HKD 450,000. Price Realized HKD 980,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Sturdily potted with broad rounded shoulders and a short waisted neck, decorated around the sides with figures of the Eight Immortals, each animatedly posing and holding their respective characteristic instruments, all covered with an olive-green glaze. ... [Lire la suite]

10 juin 2018

Aysen Myo-o, Japon, époque Kamakura, XIVE siècle

   Lot 186. Aysen Myo-o, Japon, époque Kamakura, XIVE siècle, encre, couleurs, or et feuille d'or sur soie, montée en rouleau, boîte couverte en bois (4); 113,5 x 61 cm, 44 5/8 x 24 in. Estimation: 40,000 — 60,000 EUR. Lot sold 50,000 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. Ancienne Collection de Willem van Heusden (1913-2009)  Aysen Myo-O, ink, colour, gold and cut gold leaf on silk, hanging scroll, Japan, Kamakura period, 14th century Provenance: Acquired by Willem van Heusden in Japan... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 16:27 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
13 mai 2018

An Ilkhanid lustre painted star-shaped tile, 14th century

Lot 117. An Ilkhanid lustre painted star-shaped tile, 14th century. Dim. : 15,3 x 15,7 cm. Estimation 800 - 1 000 €. © Artcurial Carreau en forme d'étoile octogonale en céramique siliceuse, décoré en lustre métallique brun sur glaçure opaque blanche et légers rehauts de bleu d'un arbuste. Deux pointes restaurées.  Provenance : Collection privée allemande.  Artcurial. Vente Archéologie Arts d’Orient & Art Précolombien - 22 mai 2018
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:24 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
13 mai 2018

A Kashan lustre painted star-shaped tile with a simurgh, 14th century

Lot 114. A Kashan lustre painted star-shaped tile with a simurgh, 14th century. Dim. : 19,3 x 20 cm. Estimation 2 000 - 3 000 €. © Artcurial Carreau de revêtement en forme d'étoile octogonale, moulé et décoré en lustre métallique brun sur glaçure opaque blanche et rehauts de bleu et turquoise d'un simurgh stylisé parmi les feuillages et une fleur de lotus. Fracture transversale et glaçure restaurées, quelques repeints. Provenance : Collection privée italienne  Artcurial. Vente Archéologie... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:11 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , ,
05 mai 2018

Bowl with Four Phoenixes, Iran, 14th century

Bowl with Four Phoenixes, Iran, 14th century. Fritware, green-gray slip, underglaze-painted, 8 1/2 x 4 in. (21.5 x 10.2 cm), The Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, gift of Joan Palevsky (M.73.5.215) © LACMA The Mongol invasions of Iran, beginning in 1220, and the subsequent period of Ilkhanid rule by the descendants of Genghis Khan (1256–1353) had an important impact on the technique and decoration of Persian pottery, as is demonstrated by this vessel. Such underglaze-painted bowls, which are often designated as Sultanabad wares... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:02 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,