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]
26 octobre 2017

A Longquan celadon-glazed barbed rim bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 6. A Longquan celadon-glazed barbed rim bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,555 - USD 10,488). Price realised GBP 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The heavily potted bowl is decorated to the interior with a carved roundel enclosing a leafy lotus spray. The interior and exterior of the moulded ribbed walls are carved with upright lotus sprays. The bowl is covered overall with a rich celadon-green glaze save for an unglazed... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2017

A Vietnamese olive-yellow glaze bowl, 14th-15th century

Lot 174. A Vietnamese olive-yellow glaze bowl, 14th-15th century, from a group of five assorted Chinese and Vietnamese bowls and dishes, Tang dynasty and later. Estimate $3,000-5,000. Sold for $2,860 © Freeman’s Comprising a Changsha bowl, Tang Dynasty, decorated with stylized scrollwork; a small Chinese white ware floriform small bowl, probably Song Dynasty; a cream and grey-blue decorated circular dish, probably south Chinese; a Vietnamese green-glazed floriform bowl, 14th century; a Vietnamese... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2017

A carved Longquan celadon baluster vase, Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1176. A carved Longquan celadon baluster vase, Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century, 15 7/8 in. (40.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The tall, heavily potted, slender vase is carved with leafy chrysanthemum scroll, beneath a band of sawtooth design on the canted shoulder, and a line border around the short, straight neck. The whole is covered in a glaze of rich olive-green color suffused with crackle. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]