11 décembre 2019

A rare carved and moulded Longquan celadon baluster jar, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1527. A rare carved and moulded Longquan celadon baluster jar, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 12 3/4 in. (32.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 70,000 - HKD 90,000. Price realised HKD 84,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Strongly potted with broad rounded shoulders and a short waisted neck rising to an everted rim, the jar moulded with a bold lotus scroll, lightly combed on the background, between upright lappets encircling the base and a ruyi-cloud collar below the neck, all covered with... [Lire la suite]

10 décembre 2019

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

Lot 1503. A very rare large carved Longquan celadon dish, Yuan dynasty, early 14th century; 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,000,000. Price realised HKD 840,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Strongly potted with deep, rounded sides rising to an everted lipped rim, freely carved on the interior with a flying crane with wings outspread and a leafy branch in its beak, the cavetto with a broad band of lotus scroll bearing flowerheads and buds below key-fret, the flattened... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A tall Longquan celadon vase, 15th-16th century & A Longquan tripod censer, 15th-16th century

Lot 7. A tall Longquan celadon vase, 15th-16th century; 16¾ in. (42.6 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,390. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With high sloping shoulders and tapering sides below a short, straight neck, carved and incised around the body with cell pattern between bands of vertical lines and flower heads around the neck and shoulders, and bands of trellis and vertical lines around the base, covered overall in a olive-green glaze with dark russet... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A large Longquan celadon 'trigrams' tripod cache-pot, 15th century

Lot 1. A large Longquan celadon 'trigrams' tripod cache-pot, 15th century; 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500. Price realised GBP 1,912. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Of tapering cylindrical shape raised on three cabriole legs, the exterior moulded with the eight trigrams and freely carved with scrolling foliage between raised bands, the base pierced, covered in a celadon glaze of greyish-green tone, rim cracks and chips. Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 559. ... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2019

A large carved Longquan celadon yanyan vase, Ming dynasty, early 15th century

Lot 1842. A large carved Longquan celadon yanyan vase, Ming dynasty, early 15th century; 25¾in. (65.4cm.) high. Estimate: HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 463,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Deeply carved on the shoulder with a wide band of chrysanthemum scroll bearing three large blossoms above a narrow band of foliate scroll and upright petals on the lower body, the neck with a band of narrow leaves below ribbed bands, the whole raised on a foot moulded in imitation of a stand, covered... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2019

A Longquan celadon handled cup, Song–Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 435. A Longquan celadon handled cup, Song–Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 10.9 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate HKD 50,000 — 70,000. Lot Sold 125,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently incurved rim, set on one side with a bracket-shaped flange above a loop ring, applied overall with a thick sea-green glaze save for the unglazed mouthrim and footring. Provenance: Collection of Johannes Hellner (1866-1947), Sweden, by repute (Label and monogram).Salzberg... [Lire la suite]

05 décembre 2019

A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 388. A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 21.1 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate HKD 60,000 — 80,000. Lot Sold 93,750 HKD. © Sotheby's. with rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior incised with upright overlapping petals, covered with a pale bluish-green glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019  
05 décembre 2019

A Longquan celadon tripod incense burner, Yuan–Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 383. A Longquan celadon tripod incense burner, Yuan–Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate HKD 15,000 — 20,000. Lot Sold 43,750 HKD. © Sotheby's. raised on three ruyi-feet, the exterior encircled by three bowstring band, pierced metal cover, Japanese box. Provenance: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd, Tokyo. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2019

A large Longquan celadon handled jar, Yuan – Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 700. A large Longquan celadon handled jar, Yuan – Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 49 cm, 19 1/4  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,250,000 HKD (287,438 USD). © Sotheby's. the baluster body supported on a countersunk base, surmounted by a tall waisted neck and everted mouth, set with four lug handles at the shoulder, decorated in relief on the exterior with two dragons reaching for a flaming pearl and soaring amidst clouds.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

A Longquan celadon gu-form vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 3067. A Longquan celadon gu-form vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 7 3/4 in. (19.2 cm. high). Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 1,062,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bulging body of the vase is applied with a pair of lion-mask loose-ring handles between bands of applied florette-shaped bosses above and below. The base of the neck is moulded with three bow-string bands while another moulded bow-string band encircles the upper foot. The vase is... [Lire la suite]