03 mai 2017

A record-setting sale of Korean works of art rings up $366,366 at Lark Mason Associates on iGavel Auctions

19th century Korean Ancestor Portrait, detail, Gouache on Paper, Hanging Scroll, image: 25 by 17 1/2, overall length: 59 in. Estimate $700-1000. Sold for $ 81,250. Lark Mason Associates. NEW BRAUNFELS, TX.- Exceeding all expectations, the sale of Korean Works of Art at Lark Mason Associates on the iGavel Auctions platform closed on April 26th with a sale total of $366,366 including buyers premium. Fifty lots of ceramics, paintings, furniture and metalwork, most of which emanated from a local... [Lire la suite]

24 avril 2017

An incised white porcelain paper-roll holder, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 109. An incised white porcelain paper-roll holder, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century; 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Modeled in octagonal faceted form with flared rim, finely incised with deer, crane and rocks, applied with a transparent glaze, recessed base glazed, foot rim unglazed. With a wood box affixed with exhibition label (impage, left)) titled richo hakuji inkoku fukabachi (Joseon Dynasty incised white porcelain deep bowl), and an... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2017

A reticulated white porcelain hexagonal brush holder, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 107. A reticulated white porcelain hexagonal brush holder, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century, 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The hexagonal form set on four bracket feet, each panel pierced and incised with diamond latticework, applied with a glossy transparent glaze, with Incised number sixteen on interior. Note: This type of diamond latticework can be often seen on the doors of Buddhist temples in Korea, where it took the form of the leaves inviting visitors to... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2017

A reticulated white porcelain Brush Holder, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 106. A reticulated white porcelain Brush Holder, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century, 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Cylindrical pierced form, modeled as contiguous trunks of bamboo with incised details and applied with a transparent glaze, recessed base glazed, foot rim unglazed; inscriptions on base. Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese & Korean Art, 25 April 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
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24 avril 2017

A reticulated white porcelain Brush Holder, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 105. A reticulated white porcelain Brush Holder, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century, 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Cylindrical pierced form, molded with two flying phoenixes and clouds with incised details and applied with a transparent glaze; recessed base glazed, foot rim unglazed. Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese & Korean Art, 25 April 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center    
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24 avril 2017

A white porcelain double-walled reticulated water dropper, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

  Lot 102. A white porcelain double-walled reticulated water dropper, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century; 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The globular form pierced with a large dragon and clouds, the inner wall forming a receptacle for water, the eyes of dragon decorated in underglaze-blue, applied with a glossy clear glaze. Provenance: Tokutomi Soho (1863 - 1957) Note: For a similar water dropper in the collection of Victoria and... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2017

A white porcelain puppy-form water dropper, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 100. A white porcelain puppy-form water dropper, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century, 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Modeled as a seated puppy, applied with a glossy transparent glaze. With wood box Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese & Korean Art, 25 April 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
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23 avril 2017

A blue and white and iron-decorated peach-form water dropper, Joseon dynasty, 19th century

Lot 99. A blue and white and iron-decorated peach-form water dropper, Joseon dynasty, 19th century, 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Modeled in the form of a large Peach of Immortality, two side leaves applied with underglaze-blue, four smaller florets and the pointed double tip decorated in iron-oxide, applied with a glossy clear glaze. With wood box Provenance: Private collection, Japan Korean Scholar’s ObjectsLike Chinese literati,... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

A blue-and-white porcelain jar with autumn grasses, Joseon dynasty, first half 18th century

Lot 98. A blue-and-white porcelain jar with autumn grasses, Joseon dynasty, first half 18th century, 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 700,000 - USD 800,000 © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The ovoid form, delicately painted in underglaze-blue with four autumn grasses, the shoulder with four auspicious-character roundels representing longevity (Su), good fortune (Bok), good health (Gang) and peace (Nyeong), the mouth rim with incised line, the body applied with a lustrous transparent overglaze.  ... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

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

Lot 97. A blue and white porcelain globular jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century, 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The globular body set on a short circular foot, decorated in underglaze-blue with scrolling peony flowers, applied with a glossy transparent glaze, the base with an incised inscription Provenance: Private collection, Japan Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese & Korean... [Lire la suite]
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