18 janvier 2018

A rare 'Longquan' octogonal dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 577. A rare 'Longquan' octogonal dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 21.5cm., 8 1/2 in. Estimate 750 — 1,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008.  the flaring sides rising from an angled base and short tapering foot, moulded to the interior with a trellis-diaper medallion and encircled with a freely carved floral spray in each of the eight lobes, covered overall with a soft bluish-green glaze . Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl... [Lire la suite]

18 janvier 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 576. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 14cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate 350 — 450 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008.  the baluster body rising from a recessed base to a broad shoulder with moulded rib and short tapering neck, covered overall with a glossy bluish-green glaze, the broad rimmed domed cover similarly glazed. Quantity: 2. Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 390. A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 20.8cm., 8 1/4 in. Estimate 4,000—6,000 GBP. Lot sold  6,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides supported on a short straight foot, the interior carved with a floral medallion encircled by a broad peony band, carved around the exterior with two rows of lotus petals and covered overall in a thick bluish-green glaze.  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2018

A good fahua 'Eight Immortals' jar, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 36. A good fahua 'Eight Immortals' jar, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 35cm., 13 3/4 in. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 14,400 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of sturdily potted baluster form, finely slip decorated, incised and brightly glazed in aubergine, yellow and turquoise around the exterior with the 'Eight Immortals', each standing holding his respective attribute amidst cloud scrolls, tumultuous foaming waves and mountains, reserved on a rich dark blue ground, all... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2017

Plat en grès céladon Longquan, Dynastie Ming, XVE siècle

Lot 84. Plat en grès céladon Longquan, Dynastie Ming, XVE siècle; 39 cm, 15 3/8  in. Estimate 2,000 - 3,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. A large Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century de forme ronde, les côtés arrondis, incisé au centre d'une fleur de lotus épanouie, le marli incisé d'une frise végétale ondoyante, entièrement recouvert d'une belle et épaisse glaçure céladon uniforme. Provenance: Formerly in the Collections of the Duke of Clermont-Tonnerre, Château d'Ancy-le-Franc, France. ... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2017

Gold-etched lacquerware Sutra covers with décor of lotus petals and the Eight Treasures, Ming Dynasty, 15th Century

Gold-etched lacquerware Sutra covers with décor of lotus petals and the Eight Treasures, Ming Dynasty, 15th Century. Length: 72.5cm Width: 26.3cm Height: 3.4cm © National Palace Museum, Taipei. There are two rectangular canon boards as a pair of sutra covers.  The front piece contains inscriptions etched with gold filling within the lotus-petal shaped niche in the center of the reverse side. The Chinese and Tibetan characters “ Lushi jiesin jing di liu pin fenbie jielu pin” on the board annotate: this is one... [Lire la suite]

29 octobre 2017

A carved 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 258. A carved 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century. 11.7 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 9,375 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.  with deep rounded sides rising to a flaring rim, carved to the interior with a central medallion of a flowering spray enclosed by a band of meandering floral scrolls, separated by two bands of double rings, the exterior similarly carved with blooms borne on leafy stems with a further double ring surrounding the... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2017

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

Lot 14. A large blue and white 'peony' dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century. 9 ½. in. (49.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,665 - USD 26,220). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The interior centre is decorated with four large peony blooms and leafy sprays with a band of continuous scrolling foliate peony blooms to the rim. Provenance: Important European Private Collection. Note: A similar decorated dish can be found in the Topkapi Saray Museum, illustrated by R.... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2017

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

Lot 8. A large Longquan celadon-glazed carved dish Ming dynasty, 15th century. 17 1/8. in. (43.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000 (USD 6,555 - USD 9,177). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The heavily potted dish is carved to the centre with a design of stylised flowerheads and sprays. The body is covered overall in a rich even green glaze.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 7 November 2017, London  
16 octobre 2017

Maria Kiang Chinese Art at TEFAF New York Fall 201

An elephant candelabrum, China, Tang Dynasty (618-907). White-glazed (10.5 x 10 in.) © Maria Kiang Chinese Art Provenance: Jakob Goldschmidt (1882-1955), Berlin, acquired prior to 1929. Literature: Jörg Trübner on memory: results of his last Chinese journeys , Berlin 1930, plate no. 74. Exhibition: Berlin, Prussian Academy of Arts, exhibition of Chinese art , 12 January to 2 April 1929, cat. no. 364. François-Simon-Alphonse Giroux (1776-Paris-1848), A... [Lire la suite]