16 février 2019

A Longquan celadon ‘Dragon’ jar, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 751. A Longquan celadon ‘Dragon’ jar, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm.) high. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Price Realized $50,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The body is carved with upright petals below a scrolling band on the rounded shoulder on which an applied dragon stands as it encircles the neck below the upcurved rim. The jar is covered overall with an unctuous glaze of soft sea-green color that thins on the raised areas, and also covers the inside of the foot,... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2019

A rare Longquan celadon openwork pear-shaped double vase, Ming dynasty, circa 1450-1550

Lot 810. A rare Longquan celadon openwork pear-shaped double vase, Ming dynasty, circa 1450-1550; 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The flattened, pear-shaped outer body surrounds an inner tubular body and has an openwork design of peony and camellia rising from rocks on either side of a shoucharacter on one side and pomegranate and chrysanthemum rising from waves to flank a fu character on the reverse,... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

A Longquan celadon 'Arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 807. A Longquan celadon 'Arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The vase has a globular body and tall long neck flanked by tubular handles, and is covered allover in a glaze of slightly olive, sea-green color which falls in a line above the unglazed base, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. Note: The form... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

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

Lot 806. A Longquan celadon stem bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The thickly potted bowl is raised on a stem foot carved to imitate bamboo, and is carved in the center of the interior with a lotus blossom below further lotus blossoms and leaves in the well. The vessel is covered allover with a glaze of rich sea-green color that also covers the interior of the foot, stand, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

A Longquan celadon tripod censer Ming dynasty, circa 1522-1566

Lot 805. A Longquan celadon tripod censer Ming dynasty, circa 1522-1566; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The deep sides are raised on three cabriole legs and are carved in relief with the Eight Trigrams between bands of inscribed waves and scrolls below a raised border and a band of classic scroll just below the rim. The exterior is covered with a glaze of sea-green color that continues over the rim into the unglazed... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

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

Lot 749. A Longquan celadon ‘Twin Fish’ dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 6¾ and 6¾ in. (17.2 and 17.2 cm.) diam. Estimate $4,000  - $6,000. Price Realized $6,250. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The dish has rounded sides carved on the exterior with upright petals below the everted rim pierced for the fitting of metals handles, and the center of the interior is relief-decorated with two fish, all under a glaze of soft sea-green color. Together with a Longquan celadon,... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2019

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

Lot 748. A Longquan celadon Guan-type censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5½ in. (14 cm.) wide. Estimate $10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized $12,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The censer is potted with a compressed globular body, flared rim, and is flanked by a pair of inverted dragon handles. The vessel is covered allover in a greyish blue-green glaze, Japanese wood box. Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

A Longquan celadon Guan-type jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 746. A Longquan celadon Guan-type jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high. Estimate $3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realized $18,750. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The jar is covered in a sea-green glaze with golden crackle, the rim covered in gold lacquer, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 745. A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) diam. Estimate $100,000 - USD 150,000. Price Realized $173,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The censer has a compressed body, upright neck and everted rim and is applied with three ribs of slip that extend down the sides from the edge of the shoulder to the bottom of each leg. The vessel is covered allover in a crackle-suffused glaze of beige-celadon color that thins on the ribs,... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2019

A Longquan celadon bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 739. A Longquan celadon bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 6 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate $6,000 – $8,000. Price Realized $8,125. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The bowl is well potted with deep, rounded conical sides. The exterior is carved with overlapping petals rising from the foot, and the bowl is covered allover in glaze of sea-green color. The foot rim is unglazed, cloth box.  Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York,... [Lire la suite]
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