02 avril 2018

A carved wood Inupiaq mask, Ancient Eskimo, Alaska, 15th century

Lot 3019. A carved wood Inupiaq mask, Ancient Eskimo, Alaska, 15th century; 16.3 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate 350,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 finely carved with a subtle curvature echoing the brow ridge and cheek bones, framing two almond-shaped apertures for the eyes, the mask centred with a slightly raised elongated triangular section pierced with two apertures, traces of pigments along the edges, metal stand. Provenance: Joseph G.... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2018

A Longquan celadon carved baluster jar, guan, early Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1489. A Longquan celadon carved baluster jar, guan, early Ming dynasty, 15th century; 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) across. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Thickly potted, the rounded upper body carved with four large ogival cartouches separated by different scrolling flower stems and enclosing four characters, mei jiu qing xiang, reserved on a diaper ground, all within double line borders above a band of upright petals, covered... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2018

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1488. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 12½ in. (31.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Heavily potted and raised on three mask and paw supports, the shallow rounded sides carved with a diaper band between borders of small applied florets, with incurved rim, covered overall with a glaze of sea-green color ending in a slightly irregular circle in the interior around an unglazed area impressed with... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2018

A large Longquan celadon carved dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 721. A large Longquan celadon carved dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 16 7/8 in. (43 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The dish is carved in the center with a medallion of a trellis diaper, surrounded by fluently carved floral scrolls in the well, and the flattened rim is carved with three sections of wave-like scrolls. The dish is covered inside and out with a thick glaze of sea-green tone, except for a wide ring on... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2018

A large Longquan celadon carved dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 722. A large Longquan celadon carved dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 15 in. (38 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  The heavily potted dish is molded in the central roundel with a fu(happiness) character below the fluted cavetto and the everted rim with lipped edge, and is covered overall with a glaze of sea-green color, except for the unglazed ring on the base. Provenance: The collection of Mr. Y.... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2018

A rare finely carved Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 923. A rare finely carved Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The shallow dish is carved in the center with a leafy flower spray bearing a large central blossom within a double-line border below a dense band of similar flower scroll on the sides and a classic scroll border at the slightly out-curved rim. A further band of flower scroll encircles the exterior... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2018

A very rare Ming embroidered 'xiezhi' rank badge, buzi, Early Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 2149. A very rare Ming embroidered 'xiezhi' rank badge, buzi, Early Ming dynasty, 15th century; 20 in. (51 cm.) square. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 237,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The imperial censor's rank badge is finely woven to depict a mythicalXiezhi in cream colour highlighted with green and pale brown, its dragon head with a single horn and mouth agape, amidst ruyi-clouds on a brown ground. The beast is standing on a river bank surrounded with... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2018

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

Lot 262. A Longquan celadon carved baluster vase, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 14 7/8 in. (37.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The elongated ovoid body fluidly carved with leafy peony scroll within cloud bands above and below, with a petal border encircling the base, covered overall with a glaze of sea-green tone, the unglazed foot ring burnt orange in the firing, Japanese wood box. Note: A similar though slightly smaller... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2018

Two Longquan celadon braziers, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3211. Two Longquan celadon braziers, Ming dynasty, 15th century. The largest: 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The first with bombe sides, is raised on a circular foot and cut-out in the form of five shaped 'legs' and carved with flower sprigs to their exteriors, and separated by openings of conforming outline. There are five apertures above the 'legs' and below the barbed, everted rim. The... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2018

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

Lot 3208. A large carved Longquan celadon charger, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The large dish is heavily potted with flaring, slightly rounded sides. The interior is carved in the centre with a trellis diaper below a band of lotus scroll in the well and scrolling tendrils on the everted rim. The dish is covered overall with a glaze of sea-green color, except for a wide... [Lire la suite]
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