14 février 2020

A Longquan celadon 'dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 56. A Longquan celadon 'dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 121⁄4 in. (33.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - £5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The dish is decorated to the centre with a moulded dragon, the cavetto detailed with a foliate scroll, the celadon glaze pooling a darker tone within the carved recesses. The unglazed ring to the base is fired an orange tone. Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20 February 2020

03 février 2020

A Longquan celadon Guan-type dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1169. A Longquan celadon Guan-type dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The dish has shallow, rounded sides that flare widely from the tapered foot ring to the gently everted rim, and is covered overall in a widely crackled, translucent glaze of pale blue-green color, which also covers the interior of the foot and base.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

A Longquan celadon ‘Twin Fish’ dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3204. A Longquan celadon ‘Twin Fish’ dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 87,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.  The circular dish has deep rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an everted rim. It is applied in the centre with two fish in high relief with their scales and fins well defined. The exterior is carved and moulded with ribbed lotus petals radiating upward and covered overall in... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

An unusual Longquan celadon ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1176. An unusual Longquan celadon ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The deep, upright sides are vertically ribbed below the canted shoulder which is applied with four small molded flowers between the loop handle, spout and two opposing small applied loops. The vessel is covered overall with a glaze of blue-green color that thins on the raised areas and also covers the... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2020

A small Longquan celadon baluster jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1491. A small Longquan celadon baluster jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The jar is carved with a band of foliate scroll bearing two flowers between a band of upright petals below and a band of clouds above. The cover is carved with rows of overlapping petals radiating from the center. Both are covered with a glaze of blue-green color. Provenance: Frank Caro, New... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2019

A Longquan celadon impressed bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1286. A Longquan celadon impressed bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The heavily potted bowl has deep rounded sides raised on a small straight foot, and is impressed in the center of the interior with an indistinct circular medallion and around the sides with a continuous frieze of a boy amidst lotus scroll below a key-fret border repeated on the exterior above a broad band of... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2019

A Longquan celadon Buddhist shrine, early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1285. A Longquan celadon Buddhist shrine, early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 9¾ in. (25 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The figure of Guanyin is left in the biscuit and shown seated on a ledge within a grotto framed by scrolling clouds that issue from the moon above and support a bird to one side and a vase to the other above two acolytes standing on clouds amidst carved waves from which rises a carved lotus. There are... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2019

An unusual Longquan celadon 'garlic-head' bottle vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1283. An unusual Longquan celadon 'garlic-head' bottle vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The pear-shaped body rises to a tall cylindrical neck surmounted by a lobed garlic bulb-shaped mouth. The vase is supported on a tall cylindrical foot, and covered with a soft glaze of pale sea-green tone. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2019

A Longquan celadon mountain-form brush rest and water dropper, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1258. A Longquan celadon mountain-form brush rest and water dropper, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The crescent-form water dropper is modeled in the shape of a five-peaked mountain rising from subtle waves, with the fifth peak pierced and carved as an animal head with open mouth functioning as the spout. It is carved on the front with a scholar and his attendant crossing a low... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2019

A small Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, late Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1275. A small Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, late Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 4 5/8 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The rounded sides that rise from the tapering foot to the everted rim are carved on the exterior with a band of upright petals, and the center of the interior is relief-decorated with two small fish, all under a glaze of sea-green color that also covers the interior... [Lire la suite]