17 janvier 2018

A finely incised Longquan celadon 'Lotus' meiping vase, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 46. A finely incised Longquan celadon 'Lotus' meiping vase, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424); 39 cm., 15 3/8 in. Est. 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,140,000 HKD. photo Sotheby's 2011 robustly potted in an elongated ovoid form with a short narrow neck above broad rounded shoulders tapering sharply to the flared foot, deftly incised on the body with two lotus bouquets, each composed of large blooms, a large and a small leaf, a pod and other water plants, their stems all bent and... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2017

A Longquan celadon ‘Dragon’ dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 237. A Longquan celadon ‘Dragon’ dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 14 3/8 in. (36.4 cm.) diam. Estimate £2,000 – £3,000 ($3,194 – $4,791). Price Realized  £43,750 ($69,913). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The dish is supported on a short foot and has ribbed sides. The interior is modelled with a ferocious four-clawed dragon chasing the flaming pearl, surrounded by a flower spray at the well. The glaze is of a pale green celadon tone.  Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2017

A Longquan celadon Floral dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 236. A Longquan celadon Floral dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 13 in. (33.2 cm.) diam. Estimate £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,597 – $2,396). Price Realized  £3,000 ($4,794). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The dish is supported on a short foot and the interior is moulded with ribs surrounding a central moulded flower spray. The glaze is of a pale celadon tone.  Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 4 November 2014, London, South Kensington
30 décembre 2017

A Longquan celadon ‘Twin Fish’ dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 234. A Longquan celadon ‘Twin Fish’ dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 14 in. (35.7 cm.) diam. Estimate £2,000 – £3,000 ($3,194 – $4,791). Price Realized  £32,500 ($51,935). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The dish is supported on a short foot and has shallow ribbed sides. The interior is carved with two carp surrounded by a floral spray at the well. The glaze is of a sea-green tone.  Provenance: Inherited by the current owner from his mother in the 1980s. Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS,... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2017

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

Lot 298. A Longquan celadon baluster vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Height 14 1/2  in., 36.8 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's sturdily potted rising from a stepped foot to a tall waisted neck with a flared rim, the exterior carved with meandering stems bearing peony blossoms above a band of upright leaves, the neck encircled with rows of horizontal ridges, covered overall in a greenish-yellow glaze, the foot rim unglazed, Japanese wood box and cover (3). ... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2017

A Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 174. A Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, Yuan dynasty (1115-1368). D. 16,9 cm. Estimate 3.000/5.000 €. Lot sold 2.600 €. Courtesy Nagel the dish is potted with deep lobed sides rising to a flat everted rim. The interior has a pair of sprig-moulded fish detailed with fins and scales. The dish is covered with a celadon glaze of sea-green tone thinning to whitish at the extremities with the exception of the unglazed foot rim. Good condition Provenance: Property from an old South German... [Lire la suite]

17 décembre 2017

A large Longquan celadon plate, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 171. A large Longquan celadon plate, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. D. 49,7 cm. Estimate 4.500/6.500 €. Lot sold 4.500 €. Courtesy Nagel Wear, traces of use, very minor chips to the bottom, small unglazed part on outer wall. Provenance: Property from a European private collection, acquired before 1990. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 06.12.2017
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02 décembre 2017

A very rare carved Longquan celadon yuhuchunping, Ming dynasty, early 15th century

Lot 2995. A very rare carved Longquan celadon yuhuchunping, Ming dynasty, early 15th century; 13 1/4 in. (33.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The pear-shaped body of the vase is carved with a continuous scene of leafy plantain and rocks in a fenced garden, all above a lappet band by the foot. The shoulder is decorated with a carved ruyi-head band below a trellis band and a keyfret band, followed by a band of stiff... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2017

A Longquan celadon tripod incense burner, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366)

Lot 400. A Longquan celadon tripod incense burner, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366); 14 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. raised on three short cabriole feet, the exterior moulded with the 'Eight Trigrams' in relief, applied overall with a pale celadon glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection, Hong Kong, 30 nov. 2017, 02:00 PM
28 novembre 2017

A Longquan celadon tripod incense burner, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 398. A Longquan celadon tripod incense burner, Song dynasty (960-1279); 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate 26,000 — 35,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the compressed globular body supported on three tapering legs, covered overall save for the feet in a greyish-blue glaze suffused with crackles. Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection, Hong Kong, 30 nov. 2017, 02:00 PM