31 août 2019

An underglaze-blue and overglaze-red bowl and cover, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 99. An underglaze-blue and overglaze-red bowl and cover, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435); 6.7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 26,450. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 The bowl with deep sides rising to a flaring rim, decorated in iron-red with dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl, amidst cloud wisps and above a band around the foot enclosing crested waves, the domed cover similarly decorated around the central... [Lire la suite]

05 juin 2019

A Longquan celadon bowl and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 319. A Longquan celadon bowl and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13.5 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. with fluted rounded sides supported on a tapered foot. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 28th February 2004. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 May 2019
03 juin 2019

Artcurial will present a selection of nearly 200 lots at its Asian art auction

PARIS.- On 10 June, Artcurial will host an auction dedicated to Asian art. Comprising nearly 200 lots and several private collections, the sale will take us on a voyage throughout the Asian continent including several sections representing Japanese art followed by Chinese art, concluding with South-Eastern Asian art, in particular with pieces from India, Thailand, and Cambodia. Chinese and Japanese art Chinese art will be represented by several outstanding pieces such as a large Doucai porcelain dish, a legacy... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2019

A fine blue-glazed bowl and cover, marks and period of Yongzheng (1736-1795)

Lot 2636. A fine blue-glazed bowl and cover, marks and period of Yongzheng (1736-1795); 19 cm., 7 1/2 in. Estimate 3,000,000 — 5,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,620,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the body with deep flaring ribbed sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, the domed cover surmounted by a phoenix finial, covered overall in a rich dark-blue glaze thinning to white at the rims and moulded lines, the interior and base glazed white, the interior and inside of... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2018

A rare green 'Jun' bowl and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1370. A rare green 'Jun' bowl and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12.2 cm. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Sold: $6,250. © Sotheby's covered overall with an olive-green glaze stopping short of the foot, the clay body of the rim and at the base of the interior left exposed, the dish-shaped cover similarly glazed, Japanese wood box (3). Property from the Collection of David and Nayda Utterberg. Note: Compare a similar green 'Jun' bowl and cover from the Falk... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2018

A russet-splashed blackish-brown-glazed bowl and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Lot 1314. A russet-splashed  blackish-brown-glazed bowl and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century; 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl has deep, rounded sides covered with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze decorated on the exterior with numerous splashes of russet color and on the interior with a few small splashes, all below the unglazed rim and pooling in a thick line above the foot on the exterior to expose the... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2018

A very rare Imperial reverse-decorated blue and white bowl and cover, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period

Lot 46. A very rare Imperial reverse-decorated blue and white bowl and cover, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735). Bowl 17.4cm (6 7/8in) diam.; cover 19cm (7 1/2in) diam. (3). Estimate HK$ 700,000 - 1,000,000 (€ 77,000 - 110,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Finely and deeply potted rising from a short straight foot to a flaring rim, vividly decorated around the exterior in white slip on a vibrant rich cobalt-blue ground with four carps in a lotus pond, swimming and... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2018

A pair of doucai bowls and covers, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 4. A pair of doucai bowls and covers, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 6.1 cm, 2 1/2  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 68,750 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides of each rising from a slightly spreading foot to an everted rim, painted with a central band of composite floral scrolls between thin bands of ruyi and spirals, the domed covers similarly painted, marked to the base and on top of the covers with a shende tang zhi (made for the hall for the... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2018

A finely painted blue and white bowl and cover, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 259. A finely painted blue and white bowl and cover, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908); 27cm., 10 5/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 3,750 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2009 the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an angled flaring rim, the stepped domed cover surmounted by a broad cylindrical knop, finely painted in rich cobalt-blue tones around the body and cover with a large leafy floral spray. Quantity: 2. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2018

A Rare Biscuit-Decorated Blue and White Bowl and Cover, Tianqi period (1621-1627)

Lot 148. A Rare Biscuit-Decorated Blue and White Bowl and Cover, Tianqi period (1621-1627); 6in. (15.2cm.) high. Falk Collection no. 257. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 30,550. © Christie's Images Ltd 2001 The deep sides applied with biscuit figures of the Eight Daoist Immortals arranged in pairs within quatrefoil cartouches painted in underglaze blue reserved on a landscape band below a border of detached foliate sprays, the low domed cover painted with... [Lire la suite]