23 juin 2021

Ming dynasty Longquan celadon ceramics at Lempertz, 24 june 2021

Lot 125. A large Longquan celadon charger, 15th century. Diameter 45.5 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Of saucer form, carved to the cavetto with a sketchy leaf sprig and foliage, covered with a greyish green glaze except for an unglazed ring to the base burnt brownish during firing. Provenance: Private collection, Hesse. Lot 244. A Longquan celadon stem cup, 14th-15th century. Height 10.6 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Rounded bowl with lipped rim, raised on a high splayed foot with... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2021

A magnificent famille rose charger, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 858. A magnificent famille rose charger, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 20 in. (50.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 437,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The dish is finely enamelled with two large peony blossoms, painted in shades of yellow and pink enamel, borne on blue and green enamelled branches, beside two tall, curved branches bearing buds and... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2020

A pair of famille verte chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3152. A pair of  famille verte chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14 ¼ in. (36.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each dish is decorated on the interior with a different scene from an historical play or novel, one depicting two gentlemen in separate sedan chairs being confronted by attackers bearing weapons while their attendants flee, the other with a warrior on horseback confronting foot soldiers... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2020

A Longquan celadon-glazed charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 541. A  Longquan celadon-glazed charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 13 ½ in. (34.2 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000. Price realised GBP 2,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The foliate dish is moulded with a leafy lotus spray to the interior, surrounded by a fluted cavetto. Provenance: From a private UK collection acquired prior to 1960. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles, London, South Kensington, 15 May 2015
01 avril 2020

A rare large Ru-type charger, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2171. A rare large Ru-type charger, Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 18 in. (45.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The charger has rounded sides that flare outwards at the rim, and is covered inside and out, and on the base, with a greyish-blue glaze suffused with icy crackle. The bottom of the foot is covered with a dark brown dressing in imitation of Song dynasty Ru... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A large Zhejiang celadon charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 2107. A large Zhejiang celadon charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 15¾ in. (34 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The large dish is heavily potted with flaring, rounded sides and a flat rim. The interior is carved in the center with a pair of phoenixes surrounded by a band of two scaly dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls in the well. The dish is covered overall with a crackled glaze of sea-green color, except for... [Lire la suite]

07 mars 2020

A rare massive Longquan celadon charger, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

 Lot 1313. A rare massive Longquan celadon charger, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 25 9/16 in. (64.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 206,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Very heavily potted with shallow rounded sides, covered all over with a glaze of olive-green tone, except for a single unglazed circle on the base burnt orange in the firing, stand.  Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. Note: Longquan celadon... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2020

A pair of blue and white and famille verte chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 32. A pair of blue and white and famille verte chargers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 153⁄8 in. (39 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each saucer-shaped dish is decorated to the centre with precious antiques in underglaze blue within a double-circle. The rim is encircled with a band of lotus tendrils and four cartouches depicting bamboo and prunus..  Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th Century. ... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2020

A large powder-blue and gilt-decorated charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 38. A large powder-blue and gilt-decorated charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 161⁄4 in. (41.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500. Price Realised: GBP 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The saucer-shaped dish is decorated in gilt with a central basket of peony, chrysanthemum and lotus, encircled by a diaper band reserved with four be-ribboned lozenge cartouches. The exterior rim is decorated with three large flower sprays.  Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2019

A large Chinese-style celadon charger, Iran, Timurid, second half 15th century

Lot 397. A large Chinese-style celadon charger, Iran, Timurid, second half 15th century. Diameter 40 cm. Estimate CHF 3 000 / 5 000 (€ 2 630 / 4 390). © Koller Auktionen AG With incised floral decoration on the cavetto. Minor damages. Provenance: according to the sticker on the backside from the S. Berkeley Smith Collection. The english banker (1878-1955) lived in British India from 1900 to 1921 and collected mostly Chinese ceramics. In 1921, his collection went on loan to the Cheltenham Museum. Already... [Lire la suite]