16 août 2018

A rare Longquan celadon candle holder, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 1648. A rare Longquan celadon candle holder, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  The ovoid upper section raised on a pierced pedestal foot and carved in openwork with three differently decorated bands, the middle section molded with chrysanthemum scroll between cell diaper below and foliate scroll and an everted barbed mouth rim above, covered overall in an... [Lire la suite]

16 août 2018

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

Lot 1646. A Longquan celadon carved jar and a cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  Of baluster form, carved around the body with a peony scroll, above a border of petal lappets that encircle the slightly waisted base, covered overall in an attractive pale-olive glaze, with a neatly trimmed foot ring, the lotus leaf-form cover with a knob finial encircled by a similar peony scroll... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2018

A fine and rare Longquan celadon basin, 14th century

Lot 3688. A fine and rare Longquan celadon basin, 14th century; 26.7 cm., 10 1/2  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,000,000 HKD (101,985 EUR). Photo Sotheby’s the exquisitely shaped body with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, applied with a briilliant pale-green glaze trasmuting to a sea-green colour at the rim, save for the unglazed footring under the base burnt brownish-orange during the firing. Provenance: An old Japanese... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2018

A large and rare Longquan celadon Guanyin 'shrine', Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3689. A large and rare Longquan celadon Guanyin 'shrine', Ming dynasty, 15th century; 51.3 cm., 20 1/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,200,000 HKD (224,366 EUR). Photo Sotheby’s the Goddess finely modelled seated in 'royal ease' within a rocky alcove on a tiered rockwork throne, dressed in a flowing robe and adorned with elaborate beaded jewellery, her face with gentle smile beneath a high tiara, all framed within an arch applied with a freely... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2018

A large Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 5. A large Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 3,000 - 5,000. Price Realised: USD 3250.00 . © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The thickly potted bowl is carved in the center with a diaper pattern below a wave design in the well, and the exterior is carved with floral scroll.  Christie's. The Art of China: New York Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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27 juillet 2018

A small Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279)

Lot 2. A small Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2500.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The center of the interior is molded with two fish, and the exterior of the rounded sides is carved with upright petals below the everted rim. The glaze is of a dark sea-green tone.  Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet Los Angeles, 14 June 1979, lot 1091. Christie's. The Art of China: New... [Lire la suite]

24 juillet 2018

A large Longquan celadon jar, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 200. A large Longquan celadon jar, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm) diam. Estimate : GBP 3,000 - 6,000.  Price Realised: GBP 3750.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The sturdily potted jar is moulded to the shoulders with lobed cartouches enclosing incised lotus sprays, above a band of overlapping lappets that encircles the lower section. The vessel is covered overall in an olive-celadon glaze that stops at the mouth and foot ring exposing the body that has fired an... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

A rare finely carved early Ming Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, early 15th century

Lot 3813. A rare finely carved early Ming Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, early 15th century; 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price Realized HKD 800,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Heavily potted with shallow, gently curving sides rising to a lipped rim, supported on a rounded foot ring, the broad central field carved with a branch of flowering peony below a band of continuous floral scroll in the well and a band of leafy scroll at the rim, the... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

A large Longquan celadon jar and cover, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 3816. A large Longquan celadon jar and cover, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 12 in. (30.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Well potted with generously rounded shoulders, the convex base encircled by an unglazed foot burnt a russet color, the lotus leaf-form cover with partially upturned rim applied with a small stem-like knop, the glaze of bright blue-green tone. Note: Longquan celadon jars... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

A rare early Ming moulded Longquan celadon barbed-rim cup stand, Hongwu period (1368-1398)

Lot 3814. A rare early Ming moulded Longquan celadon barbed-rim cup stand, Hongwu period (1368-1398); 7 1/2 in. (19 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price Realized HKD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Decorated to the centre with a flower spray encircled by a raised border to hold a cup and a composite floral scroll, all below the shallow, petal-moulded sides and a band of classic scroll on the correspondingly barbed rim, covered overall in a translucent thick green... [Lire la suite]