01 octobre 2017

A small Jun censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 100. A small Jun censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644), 2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) wide, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,289 - USD 15,434). Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Provenance: Shogado, Japan Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong
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30 août 2017

Censer, Vietnamese, 15th–16th century

Censer, Vietnamese, 15th–16th century. Stoneware with cream, green, and brown glazes, h. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm); w. 14 in. (35.6 cm); d. 12 in. (30.5 cm), San Antonio Museum of Art, Gift of Lenora and Walter F. Brown, 2004.20.2. Photograph by Peggy Tenison
29 août 2017

A rare inscribed blue and white censer, Wanli mark, dated bingxu year, corresponding to 1586

Lot 63. A rare inscribed blue and white censer, Wanli mark, dated bingxu year, corresponding to 1586. Width across handles 8 1/8  in., 20.6 cm. Estimate $5,000–7,000. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the trilobed bracketed body raised on three splayed feet, rising to a cylindrical neck and a galleried rim, the shoulders set with two curved strap handles, each lobe of the body painted with a scholar seated below plantain trees, all below borders of stylized lappets, chrysanthemum vignettes... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2017

An iron-rust glazed censer, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 6. An iron-rust glazed censer, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Diameter 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 7,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of bombé form rising from a slightly tapered foot to a waisted neck and flared mouth, the exterior applied with a rust-red glaze suffused with iridescent speckles, extending over the rim and stopping unevenly at the neck. Provenance:  Collection of Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge (1882-1973), Giralda, Madison, New Jersey.Sotheby Parke... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2017

Achaemenid Gold Censer, 5th-4th century B.C.E.

Achaemenid Gold Censer, 5th-4th century B.C.E. Gold, H. 9.8 cm. © Miho Museum This high-footed cup form is thought to originally have been a censer. The foot with its rounded bottom is incised from the center of the base with a radiating pattern of thin lines which rise up the sides of the foot. This may have been designed to represent the rising smoke of the incense. The upper body of this censer is covered with a grooved pattern of long flower petals, and there is a rounded protruding band between vessel... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2017

Censer, Tang dynasty (618–907), 8th–9th century

Censer, Tang dynasty (618–907), 8th–9th century. Silver. Diam. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm). Rogers Fund, 1921, 21.146 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art This spherical censer was originally suspended from a chain. The interior hemispherical bowl for incense is hung on gimbals so that it remains upright as the censer is swung.
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31 juillet 2017

Censer, chased silver, Tang dynasty (618-960)

Censer, chased silver, Tang dynasty (618-960). Height: 4.3 cm, Diameter: 7.5 cm. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee, M.98-1938 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017. This censer consists of two hemispherical shells which are locked together by a bayonet fitting to form a sphere. A series of rings inside one another were attached to one half to ensure that the central saucer remained upright even when the incense burner... [Lire la suite]
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18 mai 2017

A Longquan celadon censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3181. A Longquan celadon censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century, 4 in. (10.3 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. EstimateHKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 51,582 - USD 77,373) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vessel is potted with a compressed form with a pair of stylized fish-form handles. It is supported on a small straight foot. The censer is covered overall in an olive-green glaze. Provenance: Sekido Family (Sokaken) Collection, NagoyaA Japanese private collection, Nagoya, formed in the first half of... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2017

Censer in the Form of an Archaic Bronze Vessel, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Censer in the Form of an Archaic Bronze Vessel, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Dehua ware (blanc de chine); porcelain. 11.4 x 9.8 x 7.4 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.). Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection, 1925.1482. Art Institute of Chicago © 2015 The Art Institute of Chicago
17 décembre 2016

A celadon glazed censer, 18th century

Lot 8154. A celadon glazed censer, 18th century. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,900 - 2,900).  Photo Bonhams. Thickly molded with a cupped rim, the flared strap handles rising along the waisted neck and canted shoulder of a globular body raised on a tall waisted foot, the olive green glaze covering most surfaces but burnt cinnamon brown where thinly applied on the inside and outside edges of the unglazed foot pad. 9 1/4in (23.5cm) length across censer handles Property from the Portland Art Museum,... [Lire la suite]
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