15 août 2019

A pair of small molded Longquan celadon pear-shaped vases,Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 702. A pair of small molded Longquan celadon pear-shaped vases,Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 5 7/8 in. (14.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each vase is molded with peony scroll within ruyi-shaped panels on the body and flanked by a pair of applied fixed-ring handles at the neck and shoulder below the flaring mouth. Each vase is covered overall with an olive-green glaze. Provenance: Russell Tyson (1867-1963) Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute... [Lire la suite]

08 août 2019

A Longquan celadon mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279) 

Lot 3103. A Longquan celadon mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 680,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The mallet-shaped body with sides tapering slightly towards the foot from the canted shoulder, the tall neck flanked by a pair of dragon-fish handles below the widely flared mouth with upturned rim, covered overall with an even glaze of soft sea-green tone, the foot ring unglazed, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2019

A rare Longquan celadon relief-decorated tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279) 

Lot 3100. A rare Longquan celadon relief-decorated tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5/8 in. (14.4 cm).  Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price Realized HKD 560,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The deep upright sides raised on three cabriole legs and decorated around the sides in relief with a continuous peony scroll bearing four blossoms on the leafy, tendril-like stem, covered overall with a thick glaze of sea-green ton, reticulated silver cover, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2019

A carved Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3223. A carved Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 14 1/8 in. (35.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 350,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 he well-potted, globular body is carved with vertical panels of composite floral scroll above a band of upright petals. The cover is carved with a similar foliate pattern, and is surmounted by a bud-form finial. The jar is covered in a glaze of pale greenish-grey tone, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2019

A carved Longquan celadon deep bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3222. A carved Longquan celadon deep bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 375,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is freely carved to the exterior with scrolling flowers. The interior is carved with a central floral medallion, surrounded by lotuses interspersed with flower sprays. The bowl is covered overall in a rich bubble-suffused glaze of sea-green tone, cover, Japanese wood box.  ... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2019

A carved Longquan celadon meiping, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 3220. A carved Longquan celadon meiping, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 13 1/4 in. (33.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 437,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body is of characteristic meiping shape with the rounded shoulder tapering down to the foot, carved with diagonal lines forming a trellis pattern, set between a band of narrow petals below and undulating lines above, all under a glaze of olive-green colour, Japanese wood box.  ... [Lire la suite]

05 août 2019

A very rare Longquan celadon censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3219. A very rare Longquan celadon censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 9 in. (23 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 600,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vessel is potted with a compressed globular body, and is flanked by a pair of dragon-form ring handles, which end just below the flared mouth rim. The vessel is covered overall in a rich glaze of pale green tone, silk wrapper, cover, Japanese wood box.  Provenance: A Japanese private... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2019

A Longquan celadon cong-form vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3215. A Longquan celadon cong-form vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 10 5/8 in. (27.2 cm.) high. Estimate 500,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HK$1,840,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015  The sturdily potted vase is of square section with four rectangular facets, each moulded with alternating long and short horizontal ribs along the outer edges, leaving the central vertical panel undecorated. It is covered with an unctuous sea-green glaze thinning on the raised designs, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2019

A very rare Longquan celadon dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 3214. A very rare Longquan celadon dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) diam. Estimate 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HK$437,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015  Of shallow form with rounded sides and an everted rim, the interior is carved in the center in low relief with a character, rendered in Phagspa script within a decorative border, box. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23 May 1978, lot 29Mason Wang Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland. Literature: Marilyn W.... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2019

A rare large Longquan celadon basin, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3213. A rare large Longquan celadon basin, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 11 7/8 in. (30.1 cm.) diam. Estimate 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price Realized HK$937,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015  The shallow basin is sturdily potted with rounded, flaring sides that rise to the flat, everted rim, and is covered overall in a lustrous pale greyish-green glaze, Japanese double wood box with inscription by Fujio Koyama (1900-1975).  Note: Many LongQuan wares in the Song dynasty... [Lire la suite]