01 avril 2018

A fine Jun-glazed lotus-bud shaped water pot, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 2277. A fine Jun-glazed lotus-bud shaped water pot, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th century; 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 550,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The water pot is finely potted with a globular body tapering towards a narrow mouth. It is covered overall with a thick glaze of milky lavender-blue tone with a faint purplish tinge, thinning to mushroom at the rim and ending irregularly above the biscuit foot, stand, box. ... [Lire la suite]

05 mars 2018

Zetterquist Galleries at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Longquan Celadon Censer with Applied Peonies, Southern Song - Yuan Dynasty, 13th - 14th century A.D. Height: 10.2 cm. Diameter: 15.25 cm © Zetterquist Galleries A porcelaineous stoneware censer with steep-sided straight walls and a fattened mouth-rim. The piece sits on three stylized claw feet and has a foot-rim on the bottom, unglazed and revealing a pale stoneware body fred to a russet color. The exterior is decorated with applique scrolling peonies in high relief around the entire body. The piece... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2018

Carlo Cristi at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Prajnaparamita, West Tibet, 11th century. Paper, pigments, gold, ink, 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. ( cm. 19 x 26 ) folio fragment; 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( cm 9,5 x 9,5 ) illumination. © Carlo Cristi Sadaksari Avalokitesvara. Sri Lanka, Anujradhapura , 7th-8th century. Copper alloy. © Carlo Cristi Narasimha on Garuda. Stone, India, Pala period, 11th century. 17 1/2 in. (44 cm). © Carlo Cristi Vajrapani Tangka. Distemper on cotton, Tibet, 14th century. 13 x 17 1/4... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2018

Wine jar, Ming dynasty, 14th century

Wine jar, Ming dynasty, 14th century. Porcelaneous stoneware, Longquan ware. Overall: 39 cm (15 3/8 in.) Other (diameter of mouth): 7 cm (2 3/4 in.) Other (diameter of foot): 11 cm (4 5/16 in.). John Gardner Coolidge Collection, 46.517 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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19 décembre 2017

Asia Week New York announces stellar gallery line-up for 2018

Green Tara, Gilt copper alloy, China, Tibeto-Chinese, Yuan, 14th century. Photo: Courtesy of Dr. Robert R. Biglar. NEW YORK, NY.- The Asia Week New York Association announces that 45 international galleries and 5 auction houses: Bonhams, Christie's, Doyle, iGavel, and Sotheby's will participate in Asia Week New York 2018, the ten-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 15 through 24, 2018. "We are delighted to announce the 2018 roster of international galleries," says... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2017

A celadon bowl with impressed decoration, Trần dynasty, 14th century

Lot 867. A celadon bowl with impressed decoration, Trần dynasty, 14th century; 6 5/8in (17cm). Estimate US$ 1,000 - 2,000 (€840 - 1,700). Sold for US$ 625 (€527). Photo: Bonhams.   Molded with a barbed rim and a double-layer design on the interior walls of flower and leaf sprays scattered over large lotus petals radiating upward form a central roundel of two impressed fish, the exterior walls incised with radiating lines, the olive glaze stopping unevenly along the thick foot... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2017

A Longquan celadon-glazed 'double fish' barbed-rim dish, 14th century

Lot 69. A Longquan celadon-glazed 'double fish' barbed-rim dish, 14th century. 41cm (13 6/8in) diam. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000. Sold for £8,125 (€9,194). Photo: Bonhams. Thickly potted and of shallow concave shape, with fluted walls curving up to a wide, everted rim, moulded with bracket lobes depicting blossoming lotus surrounding a circular well decorated with a double fish design, covered all over in a thick, light, sea-green glaze, the underside with an unglazed ring burnt orange from firing. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2017

A Longquan celadon-glazed 'dragon' dish, 14th century

Lot 68. A Longquan celadon-glazed 'dragon' dish, 14th century. 35cm (13 6/8in) diam. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000. Sold for £9,375 (€10,608). Photo: Bonhams. Well potted, the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an everted rim, crisply moulded to the interior with a writhing dragon with scaly body and muscular legs terminating in sharp claws, all encircled by a carved stylised foliate scroll, the exterior moulded with lappets, covered overall in a sea-green glaze. Provenance: Francesco Maria, Marchese Taliani... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2017

A rare turquoise-glazed pottery jug, Damascus, Syria, 14th century

Lot 58. A rare turquoise-glazed pottery jug, Damascus, Syria, 14th century. 15 ½in. (40cm.). Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000. Price realised GBP 65,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 On slightly splayed foot, pyriform body with tapering neck, rope-twist handle, the body painted underglaze with a wide band of black scrolling and floral tendrils above paired vertical lines, a band of pseudo inscriptions on the shoulder, crazing and old chips on the body with old repairs on the foot. ... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2017

A Longquan celadon-glazed 'Dragon' dish, Early Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 11. A Longquan celadon-glazed 'Dragon' dish, Early Ming dynasty, 14th century. 14 in. (35.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,933 - USD 6,555). Price realised GBP 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The dish is decorated to the centre with a moulded appliqué dragon chasing the flaming pearl surrounded by a carved stylised foliage band at the cavetto. The moulded fluted exterior is carved with a lotus petal band. The dish is covered overall with a sea-green glaze which... [Lire la suite]