30 mars 2020

A rare Longquan celadon bottle vase with dragon handles, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 2103. A rare Longquan celadon bottle vase with dragon handles, Song dynasty (960-1279); 12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price Realized USD 245,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase has a somewhat compressed body and a tall cylindrical neck that rises to a molded rim grasped in the jaws of the two small dragons that form the loop handles, and is covered with a glaze of slightly greyish sea-green color that continues over the mouth rim,... [Lire la suite]

30 mars 2020

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

Lot 2106. A carved Longquan celadon vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 15¼ in. (39 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is heavily potted with a tapering ovoid body carved with a band of narrow petals between a single rib below and a wide band carved with two bold peony sprays above. The trumpet-shaped neck is carved with a band of upright leaves rising to a horizontally ribbed band below the flared mouth rim.... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A Longquan celadon reticulated garden seat, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 2112. A Longquan celadon reticulated garden seat, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 16¼ in. (41.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  Of barrel-form, the sides are decorated with a wide, reticulated band of two Buddhist lions with a brocade ball amidst flowering leafy branches, between bands of cloud scrolls below and lotus scrolls above. The slightly domed top is carved with a cell pattern. The seat is covered overall... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2020

A Longquan celadon stand, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 2109. A Longquan celadon stand, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) across. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price Realized USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The bombé sides are raised on a circular foot and cut-out in the form of five shaped 'legs' separated by openings of conforming outline. There are five holes above the 'legs' and below the barbed, everted rim. The stand is covered overall in a glaze of olive color that pools to a darker tone in... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2020

A Longquan celadon moulded 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century

Lot 3294. A Longquan celadon moulded 'lotus' dish, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century; 6 3/4 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 450,000. Price Realized HKD 325,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The dish with rounded sides supported on a short foot is crisply moulded with a single stylised lotus spray in the centre, surrounded by a band of lotus blooms on the well beneath a classic scroll band at the rim. The exterior is further moulded with a scrolling lotus above... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3293. A Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000. Price Realized HKD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl with rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim is carved to the interior with a roundel enclosing a lotus sprig, covered overall with a thick glaze of sea-green tone with the exception of the base., Japanese wood box. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2020

A rare carved Longquan celadon deep bowl, Yongle-Xuande period (1403-1435)

Lot 3292. A rare carved Longquan celadon deep bowl, Yongle-Xuande period (1403-1435); 8 3/4 in. (22 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 320,000. Price Realized HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl is sturdily potted with deep rounded sides, the exterior carved with a dense lotus scroll above key-pattern around the foot, the interior with a similar frieze surrounding a single leafy lotus sprig in the medallion, all under an even celadon glaze with a slight yellowish... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A very large Longquan celadon inscribed moulded 'peony' vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3291. A very large Longquan celadon inscribed moulded 'peony' vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 1,060,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Of characteristic meiping form supported on a ribbed foot, the vase is boldly moulded with a wide band of peony scroll above upright petals around the foot and below shaped cartouches around the shoulders, each enclosing an individual character... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A large Longquan celadon fluted jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3290. A large Longquan celadon fluted jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 320,000. Price Realized HKD 600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The jar is heavily potted with fluted sides standing on a narrow foot flaring widely to the broad shoulders rising to a straight rim. The cover with a floriform rim has similar fluted sides surmounted by a lotus-pod-form finial. The jar and cover are covered in a thick glaze of sea-green... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

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

Lot 3278. A fine Longquan celadon mallet-form vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 10 1/4 in. (26 cm.) high Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 4,000,000. Price Realized HKD 4,600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is well potted with a mallet-shaped body with sides tapering towards the foot from the canted shoulder. The tall neck is flanked by a pair of phoenix handles below the widely flared mouth with upturned rim, covered overall with an even glaze of soft sea-green tone... [Lire la suite]