20 mars 2019

A fine and rare blue and white censer, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 305. A fine and rare blue and white censer, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Lot Sold 77,500 US$. Courtesy Sotheby's. of bombé form supported on a gently splayed, channeled foot, finely painted with two rectangular panels, one a Daoist scene enclosing the Eight Immortals each holding an identifying attribute, gathering to pay homage to Shoulao sitting beneath a craggy pine tree flanked by a recumbent deer and a standing... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2019

A Longquan celadon Guan-type censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 748. A Longquan celadon Guan-type censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5½ in. (14 cm.) wide. Estimate $10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized $12,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The censer is potted with a compressed globular body, flared rim, and is flanked by a pair of inverted dragon handles. The vessel is covered allover in a greyish blue-green glaze, Japanese wood box. Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2019

A fine and very rare peacock-feather glazed censer, Yongzheng incised six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2559. A fine and very rare peacock-feather glazed censer, Yongzheng incised six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) across handles. Estimate HK$800,000- HK$1,200,000. Price Realized HK$800,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The compressed body with two ring-handles attached below the slightly flared lipped rim, covered overall in an attractive mottled glaze ranging from pale blue through turquoise to purple, reminiscent of the palette of peacock feathers, the splayed footring... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2019

A robins-egg glazed censer, impressed seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 2665. A robins-egg glazed censer, impressed seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 19 cm., 7 1/2 in. Estimate 500,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,940,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the compressed globular body rising from a short flared foot to a broad everted mouth rim, set to the side with a pair of simple loop handles and covered overall with a turquoise and rich raspberry-red streaked glaze, the base with an impressed six-character seal mark. Note: Vessels... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2018

A turquoise-glazed censer and wood cover, late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 1124. A turquoise-glazed censer and wood cover, late Ming-early Qing dynasty. Width 17 1/8  in., 43.5 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $5,000. © Sotheby's of slightly compressed ovoid form with upswept handles, supported by three stout legs in the form of grimacing beast heads terminating in paw feet, the interior and base unglazed, wood cover and stand (3). Provenance: Collection of Constance B. Mellon (1942-1983) New York and Washington D.C. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's:... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

A blue and white censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1015. A blue and white censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 9 1/2  in., 24.1 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $3,750. © Sotheby's of bombé form, painted on the exterior with a continuous landscape along a mountain lake, with three figures venturing towards the edge of the bank while a fourth fishes from a boat, all within line borders, cloud motifs encircling the everted neck. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017

13 décembre 2018

A ‘Blanc de Chine’ censer, Xuande mark, 17th century

Lot 562.  Chine, XVIIe siècle, Brûle-parfum en porcelaine blanc de chine. Hauteur : 7 cm. Diamètre : 11 cm. Estimation: 1 600 € / 1 800 €. Unsold. Courtesy Artprecium. le corps bombé et flanqué de part et d’autre de masques de lions bouddhiques. Une marque Xuande à quatre caractères incisée sous la base.Un léger défaut au col, possiblement limé. Léger éclat au pied.Provenance : Collection Spoerry, inventorié dans le carnet de collection sous le numéro 1005.A Chinese Xuande mark 17th... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2018

A partial gilt bronze censer, Gui, 17th century

Lot 199. A partial gilt bronze censer, Gui, 17th century. l. : 22 cm (8 3/4 in.). Estimation 5 000 - 7 000 €. Vendu 10 400 €. © Artcurial Dans le style de Hu Wenming, à décor d'animaux fabuleux au centre sur fond de flots, d'une frise de dragons stylisés près du col et de fleurs au pied, marque d'atelier de la province de Yunjian à la base ; usures. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018
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28 août 2018

A sancai-glazed pottery censer, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1152. A sancai-glazed pottery censer, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The flaring dish with flat, everted rim is raised on five molded supports, each surmounted by a horned bird head, and the base is formed as a low ring. The dish and molded supports are covered with a splashed glaze of amber, dark olive-green and cream color, and the base is amber-glazed. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2018

A Blanc-de-Chine Censer and a 'Shiwan' Tripod Censer, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 625. A Blanc-de-Chine Censer and a 'Shiwan' Tripod Censer, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 12 and 7.7 cm., 4 3/4  and 3 in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD (9,674 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. the blanc-de-Chine censer with rounded sides rising from a splayed foot to a flared rim, set with a pair of loop handles issuing each from the head of a mythical beast, decorated around the body with a broad band enclosing keyfret and mythical animal masks, all within two thin raised fillets;... [Lire la suite]