15 avril 2016

A white porcelain tiered box and cover, Joseon Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 104. A white porcelain tiered box and cover, Joseon Dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $60,000 - $80,000. Price Realised $75,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The circular box composed of three stacking containers with a fitted slightly domed lid, set on a short right foot, applied with a glossy clear glaze; 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high Note: For a blue and white porcelain tiered box and cover, see Itoh Ikutaro, eds., Glory of Korean Pottery and Porcelain of the Yi Dynasty (Osaka: Museum of... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2016

A white porcelain bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, late 18th century

Lot 103. A white porcelain bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, late 18th century. Estimate $30,000 - $40,000. Price Realised $37,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The globular body with tall neck set on a short circular foot, applied with a glossy transparent glaze; 12 ¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high Note: For a similar bottle with incised motifs, see Ho-Am mi sool kwan myung poom do rok / Masterpieces of the Ho-Am Art Museum (Seoul: Samsung Art and Culture Foundation, 1982), pl. 85. Christie’s. AN... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2016

A Large White Porcelain Jar, Joseon dynasty, 18th century

Lot 102. A Large White Porcelain Jar, Joseon dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realised $47,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Of lantern form set on a short circular foot and with tall, upright rim with flat mouth, decorated with a clear glaze of blue cast and variegated crackle, foot rim unglazed, kiln cracks on the base; 13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) high Note: For other jars see Catalogue 14, Special Exhibition of White Porcelain Jars in Choson Period, exh. cat. (Seoul: Ewha Womans... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2016

A dragon tortoise-form stand with cup-form reservoir, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 101. A dragon tortoise-form stand with cup-form reservoir, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realised $11,875. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The large water dropper modeled as a longevity tortoise with an integral extended reservoir base that is carved in low relief with clouds; the central circular reserve for the cup reservoir pierced with six small holes placed to resemble a floret through which flows the water into the body of the turtle water dropper and through the tortoise's... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2016

A Punch'ong Stoneware Bottle, Joseon dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 118. A Punch'ong Stoneware Bottle, Joseon dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realised $11,875. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Of evenly proportioned ovoid form with tapered cylindrical neck ending in a wide, flared mouth and with raised, flared foot; the body applied with thick white slip incised with two fish around the lower body below three large lappets at the neck, the bottle also decorated with a green-tinged transparent glaze with high gloss and small crackle ending below the fish... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2016

A Punch'ong bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, 15th - 16th century

Lot 99. A Punch'ong bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, 15th - 16th century. Estimate $140,000 - $160,000. Price Realised $149,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The ovoid body with flared neck set on a short circular foot, decorated with thick white slip and incised lines with two large fish with spiky fins and stylized water-weeds, applied with a glossy clear glaze, the body with two sealed characters, one possibly "king" and another unidentified, the foot unglazed; 12 ¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high Note: This... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2016

A blue and white porcelain jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 107. A blue and white porcelain jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Price Realized $12,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Of ovoid form with tapered lower body and tall, straight neck, decorated in underglaz-blue with scrolling flower, the shoulder with auspicious fungus-head-shaped cloud collars, the entire jar applied with a glossy transparent glaze; 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) high Christie’s. AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART, 15 April... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2016

A blue and white porcelain bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 109. A blue and white porcelain bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Price Realized $35,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The globular body with tall neck set on a short circular foot, decorated in underglaze-blue with a large phoenix flying and stylized clouds, applied with a glossy transparent glaze; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high Christie’s. AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART, 15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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14 avril 2016

A Blue and White Porcelain Dragon Jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 105. A Blue and White Porcelain Dragon Jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $15,000 – $20,000. Price Realized $23,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Of ovoid form with wide shoulders, tapered lower body and tall, cylindrical neck, painted in controlled outlines and washes of dark and medium cobalt underglaze with two animated dragons striding through clouds in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the clouds unusually conceived as billowing clusters integrated with the dragons to suggest they surround the dragons in... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2016

A blue and white porcelain globular jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 108. A blue and white porcelain globular jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $50,000 – $60,000. Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The globular body set on a short circular foot, decorated in underglaze-blue with a large phoenix flying and stylized clouds, applied with a glossy transparent glaze; 9 in. (22.9 cm.) high Note: Phoenix with stylized clouds is one of the most popular subjects on blue and white wares from Joseon Dynasty. However it is very rare to have a large single phoenix designed... [Lire la suite]
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