20 septembre 2021

A large carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed charger, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 163. A large carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed charger, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Diameter 19 in., 48.3 cm. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's 2021 the rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to a flat everted rim, the interior carved with a central medallion enclosing a diaper pattern, encircled by composite floral scrolls at the cavetto, applied overall with a rich sea-green glaze, the base with an unglazed ring exposing the burnt orange clay body. Property of a Georgia Private... [Lire la suite]

23 juin 2021

Ming dynasty Longquan celadon ceramics at Lempertz, 24 june 2021

Lot 125. A large Longquan celadon charger, 15th century. Diameter 45.5 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Of saucer form, carved to the cavetto with a sketchy leaf sprig and foliage, covered with a greyish green glaze except for an unglazed ring to the base burnt brownish during firing. Provenance: Private collection, Hesse. Lot 244. A Longquan celadon stem cup, 14th-15th century. Height 10.6 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Rounded bowl with lipped rim, raised on a high splayed foot with... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2021

A rare and finely carved cinnabar lacquer ‘figural’ tray, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 28. A rare and finely carved cinnabar lacquer ‘figural’ tray, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Width 17.8 cm, 7 in. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 GBP. (C) 2021 Sotheby's the shallow sides meeting at rounded corners, deeply and boldly carved in the centre with a scholar in a fenced garden ornamented with rockwork, accompanied by an attendant standing inside the pavilion with a pine tree issuing from behind, all surrounded by a border of leafy flower sprays depicting peony, gardenia, chrysanthemum and rose... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2021

A large cloisonné enamel incense burner, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3664. A large cloisonné enamel incense burner, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 22.6 cm. Estimate: 260,000 - 320,000 HKD. Lot sold: 277,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. resting on three gilt-bronze feet rendered with cloud scrolls echoed on the handles, the exterior enamelled with leafy scrolls issuing lotus blooms of various sizes, the interior of the flaring rim with a frieze depicting clusters of grapes, the underside with a double vajra centred with a yinyang symbol... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2021

A gilt copper alloy figure of Bhaishajyaguru, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 22. A gilt copper alloy figure of Bhaishajyaguru, Tibet, 15th century. Himalayan Art Resources item no.16980. 27 cm (10 5/8 in.) high. Est: HK$ 2,000,000 - HK$ 3,000,000. Sold for HK$ 2,502,500 (€ 267,504). © Bonhams 2001-2021. Skillfully modelled and thickly gilded, this impressive bronze depicts Bhaishajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha, who is worshipped in Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism to overcome physical, mental, and spiritual sickness, and to purify karmic debt. In line with classic iconographical... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2021

A rare yellow-glazed blue and white 'boys at play' stembowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 133. A rare yellow-glazed blue and white 'boys at play' stembowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 27,720 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. elegantly potted, the tall cylindrical stem rising from a slightly spreading foot to a deep rounded bowl flaring at the rim, painted to the exterior in cobalt tones with a lively scene of boys at play within a fenced garden, some playing ball games, others burning incense or walking... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1066. A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; d. 36.5 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 88,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: An English private collection. Sotheby's London, 14th May 2014, lot 291. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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24 décembre 2020

A large Longquan celadon dish, Ming Dynasty, 15th century

Lot 8. A large Longquan celadon dish, Ming Dynasty, 15th century; 35,5 cm, 14 in. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 EUR. Lot sold: 4,032 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. de forme ronde, les bords profonds, entièrement recouvert d'une belle et épaisse glaçure céladon uniforme. Collection Particulière Française. Provenance: Tajan, Paris, 6 December 2004, lot 21. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 11 december 2020
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24 octobre 2020

A small carved cinnabar lacquer 'gardenia' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 433. A small carved cinnabar lacquer 'gardenia' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 7 ¾ in. (19.8 cm.) overall length, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 27,500. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
07 octobre 2020

A large blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1556. A large blue and white dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 13 3/8 in. (33.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The dish is decorated in the center with three peonies growing amidst a tall rock formation and with six further peonies growing on leafy vines around the cavetto, cloth box. Provenance: The Collection of Peter Boone; Sotheby's London, 14 November 1972, lot 371.J. T. Tai (1910-1992)... [Lire la suite]