16 juillet 2019

A celadon bowl, Goryeo Dynasty (12th century)

Lot 98. A celadon bowl, Goryeo Dynasty (12th century); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The deep bowl with lobed rim, molded with a central roundel of a fish, encircled by a scenery of lotus pond including ducks and Chinese children (karako), covered with a glaze of soft sea-green tone. Provenance: Private collection, Japan.  Note: This beautiful bowl represents the peak of celadon wares... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze seated figure of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Gwanse’eum Bosal), Goryeo dynasty (13th -14th century)

Lot 96. A gilt-bronze seated figure of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Gwanse’eum Bosal), Goryeo dynasty (13th -14th century);8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 Cast as a seated figure with the right hand raised in vitarkamudra, and the left hand resting at the center, dressed in a skirt with a scarf draped around the shoulders, over the arms and across the front of the crossed legs, the chest and arms adorned with... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2019

A large cast iron head of Buddha, Goryeo Dynasty (9th - 10th century)

Lot 94. A large cast iron head of Buddha, Goryeo Dynasty (9th - 10th century); 19 ¾ in. (50.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The large head finely cast, with eyes cast down and the mouth closed, the hair in tight curls over the ushnisha, an urna at the center of forehead, the wide neck cast with a double fold and ending in an irregular edge. Exhibited: Birmingham Museum of Art, 1997-2006. Note: For a... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2019

A Korean slip-inlaid celadon stoneware trefoil box and cover, Goryeo dynasty, 13th century

Lot 52. A Korean slip-inlaid celadon stoneware trefoil box and cover, Goryeo dynasty, 13th century. Length 3 3/8  in., 8.6 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 27,500 USD. © Sotheby's the flat top inlaid with white and black slip with a floral spray and butterflies, the sides of the cover and box with incised decoration of key-frets and scrolls, all covered in a blue-green celadon glaze, Japanese wood box (6). Provenance: Kitayama Fine Arts, Tokyo,... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2019

A Korean slip-inlaid celadon stoneware oil bottle, Goryeo dynasty, 13th century

Lot 51. A Korean slip-inlaid celadon stoneware oil bottle, Goryeo dynasty, 13th century. Diameter 3 in., 7.6 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. © Sotheby's of circular section and compressed ovoid form, the waisted neck with wide flared mouth, inlaid in white and black slip, the broad shoulder decorated with a chrysanthemum scroll, the base encircled with lotus lappets, all covered with a celadon glaze, with three spur marks on... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2019

A Korean celadon foliate rim dish, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century

Lot 48. A Korean celadon foliate rim dish, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century.Diameter 4 1/2  in., 11.5 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 56,250 USD. © Sotheby's with straight flaring sides rising to the notched rim, the interior divided into eight panels, each incised with a stylized lotus spray, beneath a foliate scroll at the rim, the well incised with a larger lotus spray, the incised sprays repeated on the exterior and base, all covered with a gray-green... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2018

A Korean celadon fluted vase, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century

Lot 1321. A Korean celadon fluted vase, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century; 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Of yuhuchunping-form, the vase is molded with multiple vertical ribs which are marked at intervals with pairs of horizontal incisions in imitation of bamboo. The exterior is covered with a crackled, pale greyish-green glaze that pools to a bluish tone in the recesses, and the unglazed base is burnt to a... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2018

An incised Korean celadon footed dish, Goryeo dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 712. An incised Korean celadon footed dish, Goryeo dynasty, 12th-13th century; 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The dish, with rounded body, is incised on the interior with an abstract floral motif and is covered in a crackled glaze of greyish-celadon tone, Japanese wood box. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 22 - 23 March 2018, New York
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11 mars 2018

Priestley & Ferraro at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

An early Yaozhou celadon bowl. China, Five Dynasties period or early Northern Song dynasty, 10th century. Glazed ceramic. © Priestley & Ferraro A Yueyao mandarin duck-pattern box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 11th-12th century. Diameter: 13.2cm, 5 ¼ in. © Priestley & Ferraro A Jianyao “hare’s-fur” teabowl. Early Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 12th-13th century. Diameter: 11.2 cm, 4 3/8 inches. © Priestley & Ferraro A Cizhou pillow with tiger, Song dynasty... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2018

Freeman's Asian Arts Auction offers a collection of collections

  PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s Asian Arts auction, Friday March 16th, brings together nearly 600 lots representing Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Southeast Asian works of art, and is scheduled to coincide with Asia Week in New York City.  With the world’s attention focused on South Korea, Freeman’s offers its own salute to the culture of Korea. A highlight of the sale is the group of Korean celadons, buncheong stonewares, and blue and white porcelains from a private Florida collection, representing seven centuries... [Lire la suite]