23 février 2020

A fine carved 'Longquan' celadon vase (yuhuchun ping), Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 505. A fine carved 'Longquan' celadon vase (yuhuchun ping), Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); height 9 1/4 in., 23.5 cm. Estimate 80,000—120,000 USD. Lot sold 506,500 USD to an Asian collector. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising to a slender neck with a pronounced flared mouth, well carved with a lotus scroll, the three open blooms among foliage on a combed fleshy stem all above a band of upright petals rising from the base, the sloping shoulders encircled by a band of cash... [Lire la suite]

11 décembre 2019

A rare Ming blue and white oviform jar, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 1523. A rare Ming blue and white oviform jar, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566); 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 228,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Well painted in strong blue tones with the 'Three Friends of Winter', pine, prunus and bamboo, growing from rocks and breaking waves, the coiling stems forming stylised auspicious characters, Fu Shou Kang Ning, 'prosperity, longevity, health and peace',... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2019

A rare Jun twin-handled jar, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1015. A rare Jun twin-handled jar, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The jar is potted with a globular body raised on a slightly splayed foot, and has two strap handles flanking the slightly flared cylindrical neck. The exterior is covered with a thick purplish-red glaze with an area of crackled sky blue color on one side and continues over the lipped rim to cover the inside of the neck, the remainder of the... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

Ming dynasty Monochrome Porcelains sold at Christie's London, 16 November 1998

Lot 89. A rare anhua-decorated monk's cap ewer, sengmao hu, Yongle period (1403-1425); 8 in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 18,400. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Of characteristic form, with a strap handle set to the shoulder, barbed 'monk's-cap' outline along the rim, and anhua-decorated ruyi terminals where the tall looping handle meets the body, a small eyelet on the rim interior, overall covered in a soft creamy-white glaze,... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2018

Vase balustre en grès Yingqing, Dynastie Yuan (1279-1368)

Lot 160. Vase balustre en grès Yingqing, Dynastie Yuan (1279-1368); 28,3 cm, 11 1/8  in. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 EUR. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. piriforme, reposant sur un pied évasé, prolongée par un long col légèrement évasé aux lèvres ourlées, la panse ornée d'une décor moulé en relief d'une bande de lotus épanouis dans leurs rinceaux entre des frises de grecques, couvert d'une glaçure translucide aux tons verts. A moulded Yingqing baluster vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) ... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2013

A fine and rare Junyao red-glazed jar, 14th-15th century

Lot 11. A fine and rare Junyao red-glazed jar, 14th-15th century; 17cm (6 5/8in) diam. Sold for £50,000 (€59,862). Photo courtesy Bonham's Raised on a slightly tapering foot, the bulbous body curving to the slightly lipped rim flanked by two loop handles, the exterior and mouth covered with a thick purplish red glaze with a fine craquelure and patches of sky blue on one side.  Provenance: Mr and Mrs Alfred Clark, no.AIC 716Sotheby's London, 25 March 1975, lot 95Sotheby's London, 11 December 1979, lot... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2013

A small guan-type vase, hu, Yuan dynasty

Lot 3044. A small guan-type vase, hu, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368); 10.5 cm, 4 1/8  in. Estimate 4,000,000 - 6,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 6,640,000 HKD. Photo:  Sotheby's delicately potted, of archaic bronze form, the pear-shaped body of rounded rectangular section subtly moulded with a raised panel on each side, rising from a short slightly splayed foot to a quatrefoil rim set with a pair of small lug handles, applied overall with a very smooth caesious-coloured glaze finely streaked... [Lire la suite]