26 février 2017

Dish with fluted rim, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century

Dish with fluted rim, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with ivory glaze; iron wash on base. H x W x D: 3.8 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (1 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1994.13 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution 

21 février 2017

A large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 14th-15th Century

Lot 213. A large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 14th-15th Century. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13392.Height: 12 ¼ in. (31.5 cm) Provenance: Nikolaus Sonne Fine Arts, Berlin, 2 February 2002. Note: This very fine and large-scale sculpture of Buddha Shakyamuni is a testament to the powerful legacy of the Newari aesthetic imported into Tibet from the Kathmandu Valley in the medieval period.  Displaying tremendous power and... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2016

A fine large early Ming carved Longquan celadon barbed-rim bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century 

Lot 3019. A fine large early Ming carved Longquan celadon barbed-rim bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000 (USD 39,000 - USD 52,000). Price Realised HKD 620,000 (USD 79,965). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The sturdily-potted deep bowl moulded with fluted walls extending from the straight foot to the bracketed rim, the interior carved with an open flower within a combed quatrefoil panel, surrounded by four scrolling peonies separated by leafy stems, a band of keyfret... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2016

Longquan pot, Probably Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 2003. Longquan pot, Probably Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate: 800 - 1,200 EUR (851 - 1,277 USD). Photo Van Ham. Nearly white, heavy stoneware body with celadon green glaze. Bulbous pot with nearly straight neck on a high foot. Lip unglazed. The neck decorated with the Eight Immortals modeled in biscuit relief. Bottom inside and inside the foot ring stepped. Height 21.5cm, width 20.5cm. Condition A. Van Ham. Asian Art, Auction 384 (08/12/2016) 
17 septembre 2016

A rare gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin and a child, late Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1228. A rare gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin and a child, late Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate: USD 80,000 ~ 120,000. Price Realised  USD 93,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bodhisattva is shown seated in rajalilasana holding a pearl in the right hand and the left supporting a young boy seated on the left knee. A shawl is draped over the shoulders and a broad belt is tied with a bow around the top of the dhoti which is folded at the... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2016

A very rare ‘Number Three’ Jun tripod narcissus bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 725. A very rare ‘Number Three’ Jun tripod narcissus bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The sturdily potted, shallow rounded body is applied with a band of sixteen ‘nail-head’ bosses above the three ruyi-shaped feet, and a further band of nineteen bosses possitioned between a bow-string border and the raised edge of the rim. It is covered overall in a milky lavender-blue glaze shading to reddish brown on the raised areas.... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2016

A very rare ‘Number Three’ Jun jardinière, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 724. A very rare ‘Number Three’ Jun jardinière, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The jardinière is finely potted with a compressed globular body that rises from a spreading foot to a slightly flared neck, its mouth rim is now mounted with a copper band. It is covered with a purplish glaze with lavender-blue suffusions on the exterior, while the interior is covered with a rich mottled lavender-blue color. The base is pierced... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2016

A Longquan celadon-glazed tripod censer, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

Lot 38. A Longquan celadon-glazed tripod censer, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The censer is supported on three feet and carved to the exterior with a wide band of lotus heads on scrolling leafy stems between two raised lines. The vessel is covered with an even celadon glaze, the base has a circular aperture covered with a partially glazed circular plug adhering to the interior. 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diam. It has light scratches and surface wear in keeping with its age to the... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2016

Dish, Vietnam, Vijaya period, 14th-15th century

Dish, Vietnam, Vijaya period, 14th-15th century, Binh Dinh province, possibly Go Sanh kilns. Stoneware with green glaze. H x W x D: 5.1 x 19.1 x 19.1 cm (2 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in). Purchase - Charles Lang Freer Endowment. Freer Gallery of Art, F1994.14 © 2016 Smithsonian Institution Provenance: John Forbes
18 juin 2016

A celadon glazed carved bowl, Late Yuan-Early Ming period, 14th-15th century

Lot 91. A celadon glazed carved bowl, Late Yuan-Early Ming period, 14th-15th century. Estimation 200 € - 250 €. Photo Osenat Coupe circulaire sur pied à bordure polylobée en grès porcelaineux, à couverte céladon verte côtelée sur la paroi extérieure, à motifs de fleurs de lotus dans 7 réserves à l’intérieur. Diamètre : 18,5 cm Arts d'Asie, le 18 Juin 2016 à 14h. OSENAT, 77300 FONTAINEBLEAU. Expert : Vincent l’HERROU, +33 (0)6 07 11 42 82 - galerietheoreme@club-internet.fr