27 août 2016

A blue and white censer, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 247. A blue and white censer, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's of bombé form, the exterior well painted with a gathering of scholars conversing and playing the qin in a setting of rocky outcroppings, bamboo, pine trees, and a large bank of loosely painted clouds, between a narrow border of upright lappets and a bold chevron band, the base unglazed - Diameter 8 3/4  in., 22.2 cm Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th November 1978, lot 217.  Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2016

A green, yellow, aubergine and cream-glazed censer, 17th century

Lot 843. A green, yellow, aubergine and cream-glazed censer, 17th century. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The exterior is applied with the Eight Daoist Immortals on a textured ground interrupted by two lion-mask handles, all splashed with cream, green, aubergine and yellow glaze between green-glazed borders. 3 5/8 in. (9.4 cm.) diam. Provenance: Mary Stillman Harkness (1874-1952) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1950. ... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

A Cizhou-type cream-glazed censer, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 808. A Cizhou-type cream-glazed censer, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The cylindrical cup is raised on a waisted stem rising from a spreading pedestal foot and surmounted by a slightly curved, wide everted rim, the whole is covered with a white slip and clear glaze that continues over the raised mouth rim and the interior is left unglazed. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) wide. Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2016

A Longquan celadon censer with carved lotus decoration, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 9348. A Longquan celadon censer with carved lotus decoration, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,800 (€1,100 - 1,600). Photo Bonhams. Thickly potted with a flared rim, short waist and compressed globular body raised on three conical legs, the walls carved with freely drawn leaf scrolls and combed accents beneath a craze-filled sea-green glaze covering most surfaces except the floor of the well and the base centered with a circular projecting flange (crack through base). 13in (33cm)... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2016

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

Lot 9334. A glazed pottery censer, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate US$ 800 - 1,000 (€730 - 910). Photo Bonhams. Of cylindrical form with incised lines below the exterior rim and a raised string band above the junction of the body to the three curved feet, the straw colored glaze covering most surfaces with splashes of leaf green applied to the interior and exterior walls (chips, feet repaired). 5 5/8in (14.3cm) high Note: This censer originally was offered in Butterfield & Butterfield sale 6977O, 5 & 6... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2016

Petit brûle-parfum en biscuit de la Famille Verte, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 37. Petit brûle-parfum en biscuit de la Famille Verte, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722). Estimation 3,000 — 4,000 €. Photo Sotheby's de forme globulaire aplatie, les côtés agrémentés d’une paire de masques animaliers appliqués formant poignées alternant avec les figures des Huit Immortels, l’ensemble couvert d’éclaboussures de glaçure vert, jaune et aubergine. Diam. 10,2 cm; 4 in.  A SMALL SANCAI-GLAZED BISCUIT CENSER WITH APPLIED FIGURES OF THE EIGHT IMMORTALS, QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD ... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2016

Two Blanc de Chine censers, China, 17th century

Lot 84. Two Blanc de Chine censers, China, 17th century. Estimation 2 000 € - 3 000 €. Photo Artcurial   DEUX BRÛLE-PARFUMS EN PORCELAINE BLANC DE CHINE, CHINE, XVIIe SIÈCLE De forme circulaire, reposant sur un pied légèrement évasé, la panse bombée, deux têtes de lions formant les anses, marques sur les bases - D. : 13,7 et 14 cm (5 ¼ and 5 ½ in.)          Art d'Asie, le 21 Juin 2016 à 14h00, ARTCURIAL, 75008 PARIS (FRANCE)
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07 juin 2016

A blanc de Chine censer, Qing dynasty

Lot 535. A blanc de Chine censer, Qing dynasty. Estimate: 900 EUR - 1,000 EUR. Photo Kunsthaus Lempertz A blanc de Chine censer of circular form with lion head handles, covered with a cream-white glaze. Mark to bottom (illegible). Height 8.4 cm; diameter 14.5 cm Kunsthaus Lempertz. Asian Art. Jun 10, 2016 10:00 CEST - Jun 11, 2016 10:00 CEST
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13 mai 2016

A blue and white censer, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 245. A blue and white censer, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the barrel-shaped body set with three short legs issuing from animal masks, rising to a flat incurved rim, boldly painted with three monks amongst a garden landscape, below shaped cartouches enclosing beribboned treasures reserved on a diaper band, the rim encircled by a foliate sprays above a band of vertical stripes, Japanese lacquer cover. Quantity: 2 - 16.5 cm,... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2016

A brown-glazed censer, Ming dynasty

Lot 235. A brown-glazed censer, Ming dynasty. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 1,875 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's   the compressed globular body rising from a short spreading foot to an everted rim, set at the shoulder with a pair of lion mask handles and covered overall in a persimmon-brown glaze; 11 cm, 4 3/8 in. Provenance: Collection of Dr Otto Burchard, purchased in Beijing, 27th July 1945.Sotheby's Paris, 9th June 2011, lot 51   Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]