16 octobre 2016

A Longquan celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, 15th century

Lot 12. A Longquan celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, 15th century. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. Robustly potted with shallow rounded sides, the interior boldly carved with a single lotus spray within a double line medallion, covered overall in a lustrous sea-green glaze, a wide unglazed ring on the base burnt orange-brown. 44cm (17 2/8in) diam.  Note: Compare with a related Longquan celadon-glazed dish with a very similar design of lotus in the central medallion, 15th/16th... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2016

A blue and white lobed 'figures and lança characters' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century, Interregnum period (1436-1464)

   Lot 3723. A blue and white lobed 'figures and lança characters' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century, Interregnum period (1436-1464). Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. with steep rounded sides divided into eight bracket foliations supported on short tapered foot, vividly painted in deep 'heaping and piling' cobalt tones, the interior with a scholar seated on a rocky promontory encircled by tumultuous waves, below... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2016

'Korean Ceramics: From Archaeology to Art History' at Princeton University Art Museum

Maebyong vessel (detail), 12th–13th century, Korean, Goryeo dynasty, 918–1392. Stoneware with inlaid decoration of crane and clouds under celadon glaze; h. 36.0 cm., diam. 21.0 cm. (14 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.). Museum purchase, Trumbull-Prime Fund (y1929-406) © 2016 The Trustees of Princeton University PRINCETON, NJ.- The ceramics in this installation not only highlight the technological and artistic developments that occurred over two millennia on the Korean Peninsula but also demonstrate the complex... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2016

A large carved and moulded Longquan celadon barbed-rim dish, early Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 138. A large carved and moulded Longquan celadon barbed-rim dish, early Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,952 - USD 19,429). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The dish is carved to the interior with a barbed-rim cartouche enclosing flowers, the fluted cavetto carved with a floral scroll, covered overall with a thick sea-green glaze, the base with an unglazed ring; 13 5/8 in. (34.7 cm.) diam., box Property from a private Hong Kong collector Christie's. The... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2016

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

Lot 132. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming Dynasty, 15th century. Estimate HKD 160,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 20,721 - USD 25,902). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The censer is raised on three mask supports and decorated around the compressed body with a geometric design and set with two rope twist handles. 9 3/4 in. (25 cm.) diam., reticulated silver cover, Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
25 septembre 2016

A carved Longquan celadon barrel-form stool, Ming Dynasty, 15th century

Lot 128. A carved Longquan celadon barrel-form stool, Ming Dynasty, 15th century. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 23,311 - USD 32,377). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The stool is covered overall in a glaze of olive-green tone with the exception of the foot rim, revealing an orange colour. 14 in. (35.6 cm.) high. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, Kyoto, acquired in the 1970s Note: A Longquan celadon stool of very similar form but decorated with a band of floral scroll on... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2016

A Ge-type ‘chrysanthemum' dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 18. A Ge-type ‘chrysanthemum' dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,179 - USD 7,768). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The foot rim is unglazed exposing the biscuit body. 5 1/4 in. (13.2 cm.) diam., box Provenance: Acquired in Taipei, prior to 1995 Property from the Dexinshuwu Collection. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
16 juillet 2016

Bowl, Sawankhalok ware, Ayutthaya period, 15th century, Thailand

Bowl, Sawankhalok ware, Ayutthaya period, 15th century, Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai, Ban Ko Noi kilns.Stoneware with celadon glaze. H x W x D: 8.4 x 27.2 x 27.2 cm (3 5/16 x 10 11/16 x 10 11/16 in). Purchase - Charles Lang Freer Endowment. Freer Gallery of Art, F1977.21 © 2016 Smithsonian Institution The transparent, blue-green glaze on this dish characterizes celadon made at the major Thai kiln center of Sawankhalok (Si Satchanalai). Its form and decoration show awareness... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2016

Blue-and-White Pilgrim Flask for the Islamic Market, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 2. Blue-and-White Pilgrim Flask for the Islamic Market, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate 20.000 € - 26.000 €. Unsold. Photo Auctionata AG Porcelain with underglaze blue painting. Crescent-shaped body on low trefoil-feet, the ends studded with flower-shaped applications. Narrow, slightly tapered neck with knopped mouth. Sideways a short cylindrical sprout. The body contrasted with volute-shaped cloud bands, rhombic, triangle and circle motifs as well as... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2016

A Longquan celadon glazed vase, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 56. A Longquan celadon glazed vase, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimation 800 € - 1 200 €. Photo Artcurial VASE EN GRÈS ÉMAILLÉ CÉLADON LONGQUAN, CHINE, DYNASTIE MING, XVe SIÈCLE  De forme balustre, recouvert d'une glaçure céladon, socle en bois ; le col coupé - H. : 49,3 cm (19 ¼ in.)  Art d'Asie, le 21 Juin 2016 à 14h00, ARTCURIAL, 75008 PARIS (FRANCE)