26 novembre 2015

A 'Longquan' Celadon Mallet Vase, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

A 'Longquan' Celadon Mallet Vase, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. Estimate 40,000 — 50,000 HKD (4,532 - 5,665 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. well potted with a cylindrical body encircled by a shallow ridge around the centre, supported on a recessed base and surmounted by a columnar neck flanked by a pair of phoenix head handles, all below a wide everted mouthrim, covered overall in an even sea-green glaze suffused with wide crackles falling just above a neatly cut footrim - 15.7 cm., 6 1/8... [Lire la suite]

10 novembre 2015

A small Longquan celadon-glazed tripod incense burner, ding, 14th-15th century

A small Longquan celadon-glazed tripod incense burner, ding, 14th-15th century. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€11,000 - 17,000). Photo Bonhams. The compressed globular body rising on three cabriole legs, with a pair of applied D-shaped handles joining the shoulder to the edge of the everted rim, covered overall with a glaze of sea-green colour, with a Japanese Meiji period silver cover finely decorated with openwork reticulated designs, Japanese wood box. 7.3cm (2 7/8in) diam. (3).  Compare a similar Longquan... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2015

A carved Longquan celadon  'phoenix-tail' vase, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

A carved Longquan celadon 'phoenix-tail' vase, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate $10,000 – $12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The vase is freely carved on the tapering body with lotus scroll above a petal-lappet border. The tall, flared cylindrical neck is carved with additional lotus scroll beneath raised ribs on the trumpet-form mouth. The vase is covered overall with a glaze of pale olive-green color. 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) high, wood stand, Japanese double wood box Note: A similar Longquan... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2015

A rare Longquan celadon figure of Puxian seated on an elephant,Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

A rare Longquan celadon figure of Puxian seated on an elephant,Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate $7,000 – $9,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. uxian, the bodhisattva of Universal Goodness, is shown seated on a lotus socle supported on the back of an elephant, and holding a lotus stem that supports a book over the right shoulder. The unglazed face, chest and hands, and the eyes of the elephant are of brick-red color. 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high Notes: A similar Longquan celadon figure of... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2015

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

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate $4,000 – $6,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The tapering sides are raised on three cabriole legs and carved in relief with the Eight Trigrams. The exterior is covered with a glaze of sea-green color that continues over the rim into the unglazed interior, and over to the lower edge onto the base around an unglazed circle. 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam., Japanese gilt-silver cover, Japanese wood box Provenance: Private collection,... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2015

A Longquan celadon deep dish, 14th-15th century

A Longquan celadon deep dish, 14th-15th century. Estimate : US$ 2,500 - 4,000 (€2,200 - 3,500). Photo Bonhams. Thickly potted with a raised edge to the foliate rim and slightly recessed ribs along the curving interior and exterior walls, the floor of the well stamped with an indistinct roundel within an incised double band, the olive green glaze covering all surfaces except for a russet-burnt ring on the recessed base also etched in Arabic with the name of an owner partially reading Ravy. 13 3/8in (34cm)... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2015

A large Longquan celadon charger. Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th century

A large Longquan celadon charger. Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate €12.000 - €15.000. Photo courtesy Lempertz 1845 A large Longquan celadon charger, decorated to the centre with an incised peony spray, the wide deep sides with cash-trellis pattern, all covered with a green glaze except for an unglazed ring to base burnt reddish during firing. Diameter 42 cm Provenance: Collection Senta Wollheim, no. SW OA 199 Literature: Compare: Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2015

A large Longquan celadon-glazed carved 'peony' dish, 14th-15th century

A large Longquan celadon-glazed carved 'peony' dish, 14th-15th century. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,100 - 6,900). Photo: Bonhams. The broad shallow dish heavily potted and incised with three peony blossoms on foliate scrolls under the rim encircling the slightly domed but unembellished central medallion, the exterior also plain, all covered with a rich green glaze pooling to a darker tone in the recesses. 45.6cm (18in) diam. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 14 May 2015 10:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2015

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

Lot 869. A rare Zhejiang celadon reticulated vase, China, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th century;7 ¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high. 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 Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in... [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]