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]
15 décembre 2017

Two green glazed bowls with unglazed stacking rings, Trần-Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 866. Two green glazed bowls with unglazed stacking rings, Trần-Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century; 6 1/2 and 6 1/8in (16.5 and 15.5cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 800 - 1,200 (€680 - 1,000). Sold for US$ 375 (€316). Photo: Bonhams.  The larger bowl with a cut rim and a well impressed with alternating flower heads separated by raised ribs above an unglazed stacking ring in the dark green glaze layer that continues on the exterior, stopping unevenly above a tall foot and recessed base; the... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2017

A group of three brown glazed bowls with impressed decoration, Trần-Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 865. A group of three brown glazed bowls with impressed decoration, Trần-Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century; 6 1/2in and 6 3/8in (16.5 and 16cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€840 - 1,300). Sold for US$ 562 (€474). Photo: Bonhams.  Each with a delicately foliated rim and impressed decoration across the well: the first bowl showing alternating cloud and floral panels around a cloud roundel and the second bowl impressed with a lotus pod medallion surrounded by flowering plants, five... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2017

An iron brown-decorated bottle, bình Tỳ Bà, Trần-Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 863. An iron brown-decorated bottle, bình Tỳ Bà, Trần-Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century; 11 1/2in (29cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,400 - 5,100). Sold for US$ 2,500 (€2,110). Photo: Bonhams. Of pear form with a pale greenish tinge to the glaze layer, the flared neck painted with flaming pearls on the interior and plantain leaves on the exterior above more flaming pearls filling four lappets on the shoulder, the body inscribed with four Han-Nom characters separated by waves above a... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2017

A Longquan celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, 14th-15th century

Lot 72. A Longquan celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, 14th-15th century. 35.5cm (14in) diam. (2). Estimate £4,000 - 6,000. Sold for £5,625 (€6,365). Photo: Bonhams. Robustly potted with shallow rounded sides, the interior boldly carved with a single lotus spray within a double line medallion, covered overall in a lustrous sea-green glaze, a wide unglazed ring on the base burnt orange-brown, wood stand. Provenance: Francesco Maria, Marchese Taliani de Marchio (1887 - 1968), Grand Officer of the Italian... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2017

A Longquan celadon-glazed 'lotus scroll' barbed-rim dish, 14th-15th century

Lot 71. A Longquan celadon-glazed 'lotus scroll' barbed-rim dish, 14th-15th century. 37cm (14 1/2in) diam. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000. Sold for £6,250 (€7,072). Photo: Bonhams.  The body with lobed rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a broad everted barbed rim, finely carved on the interior with a double-line medallion enclosing two blossoming lotus issuing from leafy tendrils, the lobed cavetto with leafy scrolls mirrored on the exterior, covered overall with a sea-green glaze except for an unglazed... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2017

A large and carved moulded Longquan celadon-glazed barbed-rim dish, Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 12. A large and carved moulded Longquan celadon-glazed barbed-rim dish, Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. 19 ¾. in. (50.2. cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,244 - USD 7,866). Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 This heavy potted dish is moulded with shallow ribbed sides imitating open petals and is incised to the interior with a stylised diaper ground. Each side of the well is carved with lotus blossoms and scrolling sprays. The glaze is of a rich... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2017

A rare Longquan celadon-glazed carved and moulded pomegranate-form vase, shiliu zun, Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 10. A rare Longquan celadon-glazed carved and moulded pomegranate-form vase, shiliu zun, Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. 14 in. (35.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,665 - USD 26,220). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated to the body with four alternating panels enclosing lychee branches and lotus blooms above a lappet band at the base. The shoulder is carved with a band of circular blooms, and the ribbed neck is carved with a lotus scroll beneath a band of... [Lire la suite]