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]
22 septembre 2020

A rare blue and white 'figural' plaque, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 520. A rare blue and white 'figural' plaque, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Height 8⅜ in., 21.4 cm; Width 8⅜ in., 21.4 cm. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's 2020. of square section with beveled corners on the reverse, well painted in the lively 'windswept' style, depicting three scholars engaging in a conversation, each cloaked in a long belted robe and wearing an official hat, all amongst an open landscape with a secluded pavilion partially... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2020

A rare blue and white ‘figural’ tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 2828. A rare blue and white ‘figural’ tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 562,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The cylindrical censer is painted on the exterior with several figures in a garden scene, featuring a gentleman looking back at two scholars in conversation, followed by an attendant with a carrying pole, divided by an architectural complex partially behind rocks and grassy mounds, all... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2020

A rare blue and white glazed stoneware peony' storage jar, Vietnam, 15th century

Lot 113. A rare blue and white glazed stoneware peony' storage jar, Vietnam, 15th century. Hauteur: 33 cm. (13 in.). Estimate EUR 15,000 - EUR 20,000 (USD 16,900 - USD 22,533). Price realised EUR 406,000, new world auction record for a Vietnamese porcelain. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 La panse globulaire bombée est richement peinte de rinceaux de poivoines épanouis. L'épaulement est à décor de puissants lions bouddhiques marchant au-dessus des nuages. Le col est agrémenté de fleurs... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2020

A Tibetan gilt bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 15th century

Lot 63. A Tibetan gilt bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 15th century; 13cm high. Sold for £3,700. © 2020 Sworders. wearing a long robe with scroll border, seated cross-legged on a double lotus pedestal, his hands resting in his lap holding a bowl. Provenance: Bonhams, London, Knightsbridge, 14 and 15 May 2018, lot 682. Sworders. Asian Art - Live Online, 28 may 2020
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02 juin 2020

Impressive Chinese imperial porcelains highlight Freeman's Asian Arts Auction

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- On Friday, June 19, Freeman’s will offer over 200 carefully selected lots in its Asian Arts auction. Spanning centuries and countries, the sale is a compelling offering of furniture, porcelains, jades, textiles, sculpture and fine art from across the Far East, including a group of ancient Chinese bronzes from a private Main Line collection and a selection of mark and period Chinese porcelains of the Qing dynasty. CHINESE IMPERIAL PORCELAINSThe sale includes a fine selection of elegant imperial... [Lire la suite]