02 février 2016

Property of William Warham, Archbishop of Canterbury (c. 1450 - 1532), Longquan celadon bowl with English mounts

Property of William Warham, Archbishop of Canterbury (c. 1450 - 1532), Longquan celadon bowl with English mounts, bowl c. 1500, mounts 1500 - 1530; Longquan kilns, stoneware, with green celadon glaze; gold mounts, 12.3 cm (height), at mouth 16.6 cm (diameter), at foot 10.4 cm (diameter), 6.8 cm min. (diameter). Lent by New College, University of Oxford. LI1086.1. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford This bowl is not strictly porcelain but would have been regarded as... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2016

Longquan celadon vase in double-gourd form, Yuan Dynasty (1279 - 1368)

Longquan celadon vase in double-gourd form, Yuan Dynasty (1279 - 1368), Longquan kilns, stoneware, individual sections thrown separately and luted together with slip; slip-trailed decoration under a green celadon glaze; gold lacquer repair; 26 cm (height), 15 cm (diameter). Presented by Professor Ian James McMullen, 2008. EA2008.30. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
29 janvier 2016

Longquan celadon vase with floral decoration, Yuan Dynasty (1279 - 1368)

Longquan celadon vase with floral decoration, Yuan Dynasty (1279 - 1368), Longquan kilns, stoneware, with incised decoration under a green celadon glaze, 23.2 cm (height), 12.5 cm (diameter), at foot 8.2 cm (diameter). Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956. EA1956.3918. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
05 janvier 2016

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty

Lot 2217. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty. Sold for US$ 875 (€802). Photo Bonhams. Of compressed globular form with a dissolved peony flower and leaf spray pattern summarily incised into the curving exterior walls visible beneath a thin olive-green glaze also covering portions of the interior walls and the thee short legs protruding from the base, the unglazed surfaces burnt a dark cinnamon brown (extensive wear, soiling from use). 11 1/2in (29cm) diameter Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS, 11... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2016

A Longquan celadon deep dish with incised and stamped decoration, Ming dynasty

Lot 2216. A Longquan celadon deep dish with incised and stamped decoration, Ming dynasty. Sold for US$ 1,062 (€974). Photo Bonhams. Its wide rim flange incised with a dissolved leafy spray, the curving walls with a classic lotus flower and leaf scroll and the floor with an ogival reserve framing a stamped flower spray, the reverse finished without decoration above the wide foot ring and an olive-green glaze applied everywhere except the cinnamon-burnt firing ring on the recessed base. 13 3/8in (34cm) diameter ... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2016

A Longquan celadon jar, guan, 14th century

Lot 2214. A Longquan celadon jar, guan, 14th century. Sold for US$ 6,250 (€5,734). Photo Bonhams. Of compressed ovoid form with a thick rim to the short neck, the exterior walls carved with a band of alternating lotus flowers and leaves and another of lotus petals rising above the thick foot pad, the base closed with a separately shaped concave plug before the lustrous sea-green glaze was applied on all surfaces except the cinnamon-burnt lip and foot pad. 11in (28cm) diameter - 8 1/4in (21cm) high ... [Lire la suite]
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05 décembre 2015

A rare Ming incised Longquan celadon dish, Hongwu period (1368-1398)

A rare Ming incised Longquan celadon dish, Hongwu period (1368-1398). Estimate HK$300,000 - HK$400,000 ($38,891 - $51,854). Price realized HK$275,000 ($35,650). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is sturdily potted with shallow rounded sides rising to a flat everted rim and covered overall in a glaze of an even sea-green tone. The interior is incised to the centre with a single lotus spray enclosed within triple lines, surrounded by a continuous lotus scroll with six flowerheads on leafy vines,... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

A rare Longquan celadon 'Peony' ewer, Ming dynasty, 15th century

A rare Longquan celadon 'Peony' ewer, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate HK$300,000 - HK$500,000 ($38,891 - $64,818). Price realized HK$525,000 ($68,059). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The gently flattened ewer with quadrilobed sides rises from a slightly splayed short foot to a tall cylindrical neck, terminating with a mouth of conforming shape. Each of the two sides are moulded in relief with a petal-shaped panel enclosing a peony spray. The narrow sides with a graceful arched strap-handle and an... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

A carved Longquan celadon ewer, Early Ming dynasty, 15th century

A carved Longquan celadon ewer, Early Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate HK$700,000 - HK$900,000 ($90,745 - $116,672). Price realized HK$937,500 ($121,534). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The ewer is potted with a pear-shaped body and an elegant spout, joined to the neck with a cloud-shaped strut opposite an arched strap-handle, carved around the body with large blooms of peony flowers borne on scrolling vines growing leaves to the sides, the tapered neck is decorated with a frieze of smaller leafy... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2015

A very rare Early Ming Longquan celadon jar and cover, Yongle period (1402-1424)

A very rare Early Ming Longquan celadon jar and cover, Yongle period (1402-1424). Estimate HK$3,000,000 - HK$5,000,000 ($388,908 - $648,180). Price Realized HK$2,440,000 ($316,312). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The jar is sturdily potted with an ovoid tapering body rising from a countersunk base with a recessed centre to broad shoulders and a short inturned neck, the domed stepped cover is surmounted by a bud-form finial, covered overall under a glossy green glaze. 9 5/8 in. (24.9 cm.)... [Lire la suite]