17 février 2019

Property from the Collection of James E. Breece III sold at Christie’s New York, 18 – 19 September 2014

Lot 761. A green-glazed pottery flask, Liao dynasty (AD 907-1125);14 in. (35.6 cm.) high. Estimate $4,000 – $6,000. Price Realized $5,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The tall, pouch-shaped body tapers to a pinched neck and is applied with nine bosses below a rope-twist handle and cylindrical spout from which trail three slender straps. The flask is covered with a bright green glaze over a white slip falling short of the splayed foot to expose the pale buff ware. Property from the Collection of James... [Lire la suite]

13 janvier 2019

A rare small blue and sancai-glazed pottery flask, Liao dynasty (907-1125) 

Lot 1308. A rare small blue and sancai-glazed pottery flask, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of 'owl' form, the rounded front with a lower panel filled with rounded bosses in irregular rows suggesting feathers, below large blue and resist-glazed medallions suggesting eyes, covered in amber, green and cream glaze, the flat back covered with an amber glaze, all below an arched handle and attached to... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2018

A Northern whiteware flask, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty

Loy 66. A Northern whiteware flask, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127); 16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 42 000 EUR. © Sotheby's la panse ovoïde reposant sur un petit pied court circulaire, le col resserré et évasé en partie supérieure, comportant des deux côtés une double paire de anses simulant des passants, le biscuit blanc couvert d'une belle glaçure ivoire. Provenance: Mathias Komor, New York, no. D. 125 (according to label). Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2018

A Sancai glazed pillow and an amber glazed pottery flask, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 8052. A Sancai glazed pillow and an amber glazed pottery flask, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 8 7/8in (22.5cm) long, the pillow; 9 1/2in (24.1cm) high, the flask. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 3,200 - 4,800). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The leaf shaped pillow carved in low relief on the face with a floral design, the peonies and leaves glazed green against a black ground, the front side glazed amber and green, the back side carved but unglazed; together with an amber glazed pottery flask, following a leather... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2017

Masterpieces from the Asia Society Museum Collection until 8 july 2018

NEW YORK - This exhibition features a selection of the finest artworks from the Asia Society Museum Collection, largely assembled from 1963 to 1978 by Asia Society founder John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992), working with art historian Sherman E. Lee (1918–2008) as an advisor. This spectacular group of historical objects—including sculpture, painting, and decorative arts—was later bequeathed to Asia Society and became the core of the world-renowned Asia Society Museum... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2017

Flask, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)

Flask, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95). Glass, 14,1  x 7,6 cm. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 12.115 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Provenance: Lent by W.S. Bigelow, March 7, 1914

20 juin 2017

A white-glazed flask, Liao dynasty

Lot 422. A white-glazed flask, Liao dynasty, 26.5 cm, 10 3/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.    of 'pouch' form with the rounded lower body tapering to a vertical tubular spout and a flat bracket-lobed handle, covered overall with a white slip and a translucent glaze Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
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18 mai 2017

A repoussé and engraved gold flask, North India, second half 18th century

Lot 112. A repoussé and engraved gold flask, North India, second half 18th century, 8 ¾in. (22.2cm.) high. Estimate GBP 22,000 - GBP 28,000 (USD 28,424 - USD 36,176). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 On plain base, the facetted body with elegant floral sprays and scrolls, the central panels with a profuse floral spray inhabited with peacocks rising from, a gadrooned bulbous vase flanked with felines, with bulbous screw top with suspension chain. Provenance: Sotheby’s, London, 28 April 2004, lot 160 Literature: Usha R... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2017

Flask, Yongle period, 1400-1430, Ming dynasty

Flask, Yongle period, 1400-1430, Ming dynasty. Blue and white porcelain. Glazed and decorated porcelain and cobalt. Height: 13 in, Diameter: 8.5 in. 554-1878 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017.   The main body of the flask is of flattened circular form, the neck is narrow at the shoulder and widens at the top. Two slender handles adjoin the neck and the shoulder. Decorated in underglaze blue with a stylised lotus design, simple banded decoration and floral scrolls. Historical significance:... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2016

A small green-glazed stoneware flask, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

A small green-glazed stoneware flask, Liao dynasty (907-1125). © Christie's Image 2003 Modelled after leather prototypes, the swelling body flattened at the top below a finger-pinched loop handle attached to a cylindrical spout with molded rim and raised band at its base, covered with a thin bright green glaze over a white slip falling irregularly to expose the buff ware - 10 5/8in. (27cm.) high - Lot 231. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $2,390  CHRISTIE'S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND... [Lire la suite]
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