18 juin 2018

A large Longquan celadon jar and cover, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 3816. A large Longquan celadon jar and cover, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 12 in. (30.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Well potted with generously rounded shoulders, the convex base encircled by an unglazed foot burnt a russet color, the lotus leaf-form cover with partially upturned rim applied with a small stem-like knop, the glaze of bright blue-green tone. Note: Longquan celadon jars... [Lire la suite]

12 juin 2018

A Longquan celadon figure of Manjushri seated on a lion, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 70. A Longquan celadon figure of Manjushri seated on a lion, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Hauteur: 22,5 cm. (8 7/8 in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 8,000 (USD 7,088 - USD 9,451). Price realised EUR 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Il est représenté assis sur son lion, sa main gauche tenait à l'origine son attribut. Il porte une écharpe ondulée laissant apparaitre son torse nu et une jupe souple nouée à la taille . Les yeux sont mi-clos, son visage est empreint d'une expression... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon jar, guan, 14th-15th century

Lot 344. A 'Longquan' celadon jar, guan, 14th-15th century; 32 cm, 12 1/2  in. Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the broad baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a short broad neck, carved around the exterior with a chrysanthemum scroll and covered overall in a pale celadon glaze. Literature: U. Wiesner, Seladon Swatow Blauweiss/Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Ignazio Vok, Koln, 1983, pl. 35. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale:... [Lire la suite]
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]