28 mars 2015

A rare Zhejiang celadon reticulated vase, China, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th century

A rare Zhejiang celadon reticulated vase, China, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $8,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Of pear shape, the outer body with a broad band of openwork peony scroll surrounding the inner, slender pear-shaped body, with clouds on the shoulder and upright petals on the flared neck, all under a glaze of slightly grey-green color;7 ¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1988. ... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2015

A large carved Longquan celadon bracket-lobed dish, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

A large carved Longquan celadon bracket-lobed dish, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Price Realized $37,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sturdily potted dish is well-carved on the interior with a central medallion of 'coin' diaper pattern, encircled around the lobed well with vertically arranged lotus sprays below the everted, barbed rim. The exterior is carved with a lotus scroll, and the dish is covered overall in an even glaze of sea-green tone, with the exception of an... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2014

A Longquan celadon bronze-form tripod censer, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

A Longquan celadon bronze-form tripod censer, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2008 The compressed globular body raised on four cabriole legs, with a pair of applied D-shaped handles flanking the short neck and joining the shoulder to the edge of the everted rim, covered overall with a glaze of sea-green color, a central aperture in the base surrounded by the remains of a kiln support on the interior and the surrounding unglazed ring on the base burnt orange in the firing; with a Meiji... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2014

Dish, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Dish, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Porcelain with blue decor under clear glaze; 2 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. (6.35 x 31.43 cm). Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton 99.121.3. Minneapolis Institute of Arts © 2014 Minneapolis Institute of Arts Early Ming blue-and-white porcelain ranks among some of the most beautiful wares in all of China's ceramic history. This classic early 15th century example displays the so-called "lotus bouquet" motif in its center. The informal, asymmetrical arrangement of the central bouquet and the generally... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2014

A Longquan celadon shrine of Guanyin, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

A Longquan celadon shrine of Guanyin, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The figure of Guanyin is reserved in the biscuit seated on a ledge within a grotto framed by cloud-scrolls and a moon. The scrolls support a bird on one side and a ledge on the other. A moulded lotus leaf and lotus flower stem form the base. There are two apertures to the reverse. 12? in. (32 cm.) high. Estimate £3,000 – £5,000 ($5,076 - $8,460) Notes: A similar shrine sold at Christie's New York, 19-20 September 2013, lot... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2014

Rare 17th century Chinese wall hanging headlines at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

A rare transitional Ming-Qing dynasty large hanging, 17th century is estimated to sell for £12,000 – 18,000. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions LONDON.- As London prepares for a week of Asian art auctions in May, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are delighted to present an extremely rare 17th century transitional hanging from the Ming/Qing dynasty, which will headline their spectacular sale of Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art, including an extensive selection of Tibetan art, and Asian textiles. The sale... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2014

Longquan celadon large saucer dish, Early Ming, 14th-15th century

Longquan celadon large saucer dish, Early Ming, 14th-15th century. Photo courtesy Marchant with gently flared rim, carved in the centre with the sacred-seed symbol hrih inSiddham script, within a lotus-shaped medallion encircled by double rings, all on a short glazed foot rim, the base with a circular unglazed ring burnt red from the firing. 36.2 cm diameter. Price on requestJapanese wood box.• Formerly in a Japanese private collection.• The Siddham script sacred-seed symbol hrih is used by both... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2014

'Chinese Ceramics Tang to Qing' exhibiting tuesday 6th may - friday 30th may 2014 at Marchant

LONDON - Tang - Qing, fourteen centuries of Chinese art, an amazing time span. China has given the world some great art from the early bronze age: sculpture, furniture, paintings, jade carving and porcelain manufacture. It is a sobering thought that the West could not make porcelain until the eighteenth century. With the present catalogue we have selected what we believe to be excellent examples of several periods: Tang pottery, Ming and Qing imperial porcelain, Chinese domestic-market... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2014

Asia Week New York experts offer skilled guidance for discovering new and affordable market sectors

Tani Buncho, Hanging Scroll. Under $5,000. Photo courtesy of BachmannEckenstein JapaneseArt NEW YORK, NY.- When the 47 galleries participating in Asia Week New York open their doors from March 14 to March 22, they will be extending a welcoming hand to the next generation of collectors. On view will be an affordable range of Asian works of art priced to fit a novice collector’s budget. Given newspaper headlines about skyrocketing prices in the Chinese art market, budding collectors might conclude that Asian art... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2013

A fine and rare Junyao red-glazed jar, 14th-15th century

A fine and rare Junyao red-glazed jar, 14th-15th century. Photo courtesy Bonham's Raised on a slightly tapering foot, the bulbous body curving to the slightly lipped rim flanked by two loop handles, the exterior and mouth covered with a thick purplish red glaze with a fine craquelure and patches of sky blue on one side. 17cm (6 5/8in) diam. Sold for £50,000 (€59,862)  Provenance: Mr and Mrs Alfred Clark, no.AIC 716Sotheby's London, 25 March 1975, lot 95Sotheby's London, 11 December 1979, lot 227 Exhibited... [Lire la suite]
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