21 mars 2018

A fine Longquan celadon bowl, Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 2279. A fine Longquan celadon bowl, Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 118,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The bowl is sturdily potted with rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim. The interior is incised with a stylised floral spray to the centre within a medallion. It is covered overall with a thick lustrous glaze of sea-green tone, the base revealing the biscuit body burnt orange during the... [Lire la suite]

21 mars 2018

A Longquan celadon floriform bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 2282. A Longquan celadon floriform bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 6 1/16 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The bowl is potted with rounded sides tapering towards the everted barbed rim and raised on a tapering foot. The exterior is carved with upright lappets below a chevron band, and the interior with a single lotus sprig, encircled by further lotus scroll on the cavetto. It is covered overall with a... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2018

Si Satchanalai Bowl with Carved Lotus Petals, 14th-15th century, Thailand

 Si Satchanalai Bowl with Carved Lotus Petals, 14th-15th century, Thailand. Diameter: 23.2cm © Zetterquist Galleries. A large, deep stoneware bowl with flared mouth-rim and sitting on a straight, thickly potted foot. The interior cavetto is carved with large lotus petals having combed detailing. The inside center is carved with a top-down view of a lotus flower. The entire piece is covered with a finely crackled blue-green glaze, which ends just above the foot, revealing a pale stoneware body fired to... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2018

Phan Celadon Plate with Incised Corona Pattern, 14th-15th century, Thailand

 Phan Celadon Plate with Incised Corona Pattern, 14th-15th century, Thailand. Diameter: 26cm © Zetterquist Galleries. A large, finely potted stoneware bowl with incised concentric lines around its slightly flared mouth-rim. The interior is decorated with a corona depiction against a tightly carved field of radiating lines, all constrained within another incised circle. The entire piece is covered in an ideally realized, finely crackled translucent green glaze. There is a small rim chip repaired... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2018

A rare 'Number Five' Jun tripod narcissus bowl, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 542. A rare 'Number Five' Jun tripod narcissus bowl, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 8 ¼ in. (20.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 200,000. Price realised USD 588,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The sturdily potted bowl has a band of twenty 'nail-head' bosses applied between bow-string borders, and a further sixteen bosses above the threeruyi-form feet. The bowl is covered with a thick glaze, the interior of pale blue and lavender tone and the exterior mostly of mottled purple... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2018

An extremely rare 'Number Ten' Jun rectangular jardinière, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 541. An extremely rare 'Number Ten' Jun rectangular jardinière, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) long. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. Price realised USD 200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The jardinière is thickly potted with shallow sides rising to a flat, everted rim with a raised outer edge, and is supported on four cabriole legs joined by bracket-shaped aprons. The vessel is covered overall with a pale, milky blue glaze which thins to... [Lire la suite]

25 janvier 2018

Renaud Montméat Art d'Asie at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 18d

Buddha, Northern Thailand, 16th-17th century. Bronze. H 55 cm. © Renaud Montméat Art d'Asie Provenance: French collection Musicians and garland bearers. Part of a frieze in grey schist, Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, circa 2nd century. H 13 x W 49 cm. Art Loss Register certificate. © Renaud Montméat Art d'Asie Provenance: European collection since the 1980s. Chakrasamvara, Tibet, 14th-15th century. Distemper on cloth, 87 x 72 cm. © Renaud... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

Two green glazed shallow bowls with impressed decoration and spur marks, Trần-Lê dynasties, 14th-15th century

Lot 881. Two green glazed shallow bowls with impressed decoration and spur marks, Trần -Lê dynasties, 14th-15th century; 6 7/8 and 7 1/8in (17.4 and 18.3cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 800 - 1,200 (€680 - 1,000). Sold for US$ 437 (€369). Photo: Bonhams.   The well of the first bowl impressed with a central flower head and squared spiral bands separating flower head and leaf scrolls from raised lotus petals below the rim with five spur marks in the dark leaf green glaze that continues... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

Two ceramics with iron oxide decoration, Trần-Lê dynasties, 14th-15th century

Lot 878. Two ceramics with iron oxide decoration, Trần-Lê dynasties, 14th-15th century; 6 5/8 and 8 1/2in (17 and 21.5cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€850 - 1,300). Sold for US$ 400 (€337). Photo: Bonhams.   The first a bowl loosely painted with a classic scroll meander on the flared rim, a floral roundel centering the well and another flower and leaf band encircling the exterior walls, the glaze on the interior marked with five spur marks and stopping above the foot,... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

A glazed beaker with raised relief and polychrome enamel decoration, Trần-Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 872. A glazed beaker with raised relief and polychrome enamel decoration, Trần-Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century, the enamel decoration possibly later; 5in (12.7cm) diameter, 4in (10cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500 (€1,300 - 2,100). Sold for US$ 3,500 (€2,954). Photo: Bonhams. The exterior walls molded in subtle raised relief with vertical ribs and a line of tiny circular bosses below the rim, the glaze covering the exterior and interior with four spur marks visible on the circular floor;... [Lire la suite]