17 septembre 2018

A Vietnamese blue, white and red ewer, Hội An hoard, 15th century

Lot 609. A Vietnamese blue, white and red ewer, Hội An hoard, 15th century. H.: 23 cm. Estimation: € 500 - € 1000. Courtesy Rob Michiels Auctions.  Rob Michiels Auctions. Arts d'Asie I & II, 6-7 octobre 2018 

17 septembre 2018

A Vietnamese blue and white lotus dish, shipwreck Hội An hoard, 15th century

Lot 608. A Vietnamese blue and white lotus dish, shipwreck Hội An hoard, 15th century. Dia.: 36 cm - H.: 7 cm. Estimation: € 800 - € 1200. Courtesy Rob Michiels Auctions. Rob Michiels Auctions. Arts d'Asie I & II, 6-7 octobre 2018 
06 septembre 2018

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

Lot 249. A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Diameter 7 3/4  in., 19.5 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a flared rim, finely carved to the center with a single stylized lotus spray, the well with a border of lotus blooms between a narrow band of classic floral scroll, further lotus blooms to the exterior above a keyfret band at the foot, covered overall with an olive-green glaze, an unglazed ring to the... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2018

A pair of blue and white 'windswept' meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th century, Interregnum period (1436-1464)

Lot 175. A pair of blue and white 'windswept' meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th century, Interregnum period (1436-1464). Height of taller 11 1/2  in., 29.2 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. © Sotheby's. each with a high rounded shoulder tapering to a narrow foot and surmounted by a short waisted neck and everted rim, boldly painted with a scholar standing on a rocky ledge beneath a willow tree, approached by an attendant carrying a wrapped qin, the scene divided by scrolling... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2018

A tixi carved black and red lacquer cinquefoil box and cover, early Ming dynasty, 15th century 

Lot 172. A tixi carved black and red lacquer cinquefoil box and cover, early Ming dynasty, 15th century; 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) across. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 48,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 In the form of a five-petalled prunus blossom, the flat top carved through the black and two red layers with a central floret encircled by five jianhuan sword pommel scrolls positioned above small dots, surrounded by a row of ten similar scrolls and another row of... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2018

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

Lot 295. A large Longquan celadon carved charger, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 19¼ in. (49 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 28,800. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 Heavily potted with rounded sides, the interior carved in the center with trellis diaper below a band of peony scroll in the well, the four flowers alternately shown from the side and from above, covered overall with a glaze of olive-green tone except for a wide unglazed ring on the base which has burnt... [Lire la suite]

17 août 2018

A very rare and important large Longquan celadon carved double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 15th century 

Lot 292. A very rare and important large Longquan celadon carved double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 420,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 Heavily potted in a generous double-gourd shape, the upper and lower body well carved with a dense design of leafy peony meander bearing large graceful blossoms, that on the lower body between two bands of different kinds of overlapping petals, and that on the upper... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2018

A Longquan celadon carved pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 290. A Longquan celadon carved pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 13,200. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The body carved with peony scroll above a band of petal lappets and below bands of classic scroll and key fret at the base of the waisted neck, covered with a glaze of olive-green color, the unglazed foot burnt orange in the firing, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Japanese private... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2018

A Longquan celadon carved jar and a cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1646. A Longquan celadon carved jar and a cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  Of baluster form, carved around the body with a peony scroll, above a border of petal lappets that encircle the slightly waisted base, covered overall in an attractive pale-olive glaze, with a neatly trimmed foot ring, the lotus leaf-form cover with a knob finial encircled by a similar peony scroll... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2018

A large and rare Longquan celadon Guanyin 'shrine', Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3689. A large and rare Longquan celadon Guanyin 'shrine', Ming dynasty, 15th century; 51.3 cm., 20 1/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,200,000 HKD (224,366 EUR). Photo Sotheby’s the Goddess finely modelled seated in 'royal ease' within a rocky alcove on a tiered rockwork throne, dressed in a flowing robe and adorned with elaborate beaded jewellery, her face with gentle smile beneath a high tiara, all framed within an arch applied with a freely... [Lire la suite]