15 septembre 2019

Christie's Asian Art Week live auctions total $41,641,250 million

From Dr. Johan Carl Kempe (1884-1967) Collection, Sweden, before 1953, no. CK117. Lot 551. A very rare and important large parcel-gilt silver bowl, Tang dynasty (618-907); 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) diam.; weight 1052 g. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price realised $3,495,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Asian Art Week live auctions totaled USD $41,641,250 (£33,752,998 / € 37,662,556 / HK$324,469,071) with online sales to continue through September 25. Deep bidding was witnessed... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2019

An iron-spot-decorated Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1046. An iron-spot-decorated Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The pear-shaped body is carved with lotus scroll, above a band of upright petals. The neck is decorated with upright plantain leaves and is flanked by a pair of fish-form handles suspending fixed rings. It is covered overall with a rich sea-green glaze with scattered iron-brown splashes,  Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2019

A rare Jun twin-handled jar, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1015. A rare Jun twin-handled jar, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The jar is potted with a globular body raised on a slightly splayed foot, and has two strap handles flanking the slightly flared cylindrical neck. The exterior is covered with a thick purplish-red glaze with an area of crackled sky blue color on one side and continues over the lipped rim to cover the inside of the neck, the remainder of the... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

A carved Longquan celadon bracket-lobed dish, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

  Lot 841. A carved Longquan celadon bracket-lobed dish, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The heavily-potted dish with everted, barbed rim is carved on the interior with a central medallion of 'cash' pattern, below a leafy floral scroll in the petal-carved well, and is covered overall with an even glaze of sea-green tone, with the exception of an unglazed ring on the base which burnt orange in firing.  Property... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

A small gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 398. A small gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 29,800. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The bodhisattva shown seated in a variation of rajalilasana, with right arm resting atop the bent right knee and a pearl held in the right hand while a vase is held in the left, wearing a beaded necklace and bracelets, a shawl that is draped over the shoulders and looped around the arms and... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2019

A Longquan celadon dish, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 569. A Longquan celadon dish, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th century; 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. With shallow sides rising to a rounded rim, covered overall in an unctuous glaze of even sea-green color continuing over the foot rim, where an unglazed ring on the base has fired to an orange color. Note: A larger Longquan celadon dish (68.5 cm.) of this striking type, also undecorated and relying solely on the... [Lire la suite]

05 août 2019

A carved Longquan celadon meiping, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 3220. A carved Longquan celadon meiping, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 13 1/4 in. (33.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 437,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body is of characteristic meiping shape with the rounded shoulder tapering down to the foot, carved with diagonal lines forming a trellis pattern, set between a band of narrow petals below and undulating lines above, all under a glaze of olive-green colour, Japanese wood box.  ... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara, Tibet, 14th-15th century

Lot 382. A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara, Tibet, 14th-15th century; 21.5cm., 81/2 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 38,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. cast standing with the right hand raised to the chest supporting a vajra and the left arm lowered clutching a ghanta, dressed in a dhoti embellished with jewels, the benevolent face surmounted by an elaborate headdress, fitted wood stand. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2019

Annam chawan, Vietnam, 14th-15th century & Annam-style chawan, Japan, Edo period. 17th century

Lot 2408. Annam chawan, Vietnam, 14th-15th century & Annam-style chawan, Japan, Edo period. 17th century. Estimate 700 € - 1 000 €. © 2008-2019, Van Ham Fine Art Auctioneers a) Large tea bowl (Annam chawan), titled "Big Wave" (Annan tetsu e nami chawan) on the lacquer box in gold lacquer. Stoneware, painted with cobalt blue under the finely crazed glaze. With vertical, slightly curved wall on a short foot ring. Outside with the typical wave pattern of early Vietnamese proto-porcelain. The glaze, apparently... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2019

Four Masterpieces of Jun Ware at Christie's Hong Kong, 29 May 2019

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE GROUP OF NUMBERED JUN BULB BOWLS Rosemary Scott, Senior International Academic Consultant Asian Art Unprecedentedly, the current sale includes an exceedingly rare and important group of four numbered Jun ware bulb bowls; each bearing a different numeral: yi one; san three; si four; and wu five. The numbers on this type of Jun ware vessel relate to their size, with ‘one’ being the largest and ‘ten’ being the smallest. Texts of the Qing period such as the Nanyao biji suggest that the numbers relate to pairs,... [Lire la suite]