27 septembre 2016

A large carved and moulded Longquan celadon barbed-rim dish, early Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 138. A large carved and moulded Longquan celadon barbed-rim dish, early Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,952 - USD 19,429). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The dish is carved to the interior with a barbed-rim cartouche enclosing flowers, the fluted cavetto carved with a floral scroll, covered overall with a thick sea-green glaze, the base with an unglazed ring; 13 5/8 in. (34.7 cm.) diam., box Property from a private Hong Kong collector Christie's. The... [Lire la suite]

25 septembre 2016

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming Dynasty, 15th century

Lot 132. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming Dynasty, 15th century. Estimate HKD 160,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 20,721 - USD 25,902). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The censer is raised on three mask supports and decorated around the compressed body with a geometric design and set with two rope twist handles. 9 3/4 in. (25 cm.) diam., reticulated silver cover, Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
25 septembre 2016

A Longquan celadon figure of Budai, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 131. A Longquan celadon figure of Budai, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate HKD 20,000 - HKD 30,000 (USD 2,590 - USD 3,885). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Budai holds a large sack in his left hand and wears a long rosary around his neck. His belted robe is worn loosely, exposing his belly. 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Provenance: Private European Collection, acquired prior to 1990. Notes: A very similar example was offered at Christie's London, 9 November 2004, lot 147.There is also a... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2016

A carved Longquan celadon 'lotus petal' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 130. A carved Longquan celadon 'lotus petal' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,885 - USD 6,475). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is carved on the fluted exterior with a band of lotus petals, the interior freely with scrolls, covered overall with a broadly crackled, thick glaze of pale sea-green tone, with the exception of the foot. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam., two covers, Japanese wood box. The property of an American collector. Christie's. The... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2016

A Longquan celadon 'Twin Fish' dish, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 129. A Longquan celadon 'Twin Fish' dish, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,361 - USD 15,541). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The exterior of the sides is decorated with a band of upright lotus petals. 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
25 septembre 2016

A carved Longquan celadon barrel-form stool, Ming Dynasty, 15th century

Lot 128. A carved Longquan celadon barrel-form stool, Ming Dynasty, 15th century. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 23,311 - USD 32,377). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The stool is covered overall in a glaze of olive-green tone with the exception of the foot rim, revealing an orange colour. 14 in. (35.6 cm.) high. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, Kyoto, acquired in the 1970s Note: A Longquan celadon stool of very similar form but decorated with a band of floral scroll on... [Lire la suite]

25 septembre 2016

A small Longquan celadon bottle vase, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 127. A small Longquan celadon bottle vase, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-14th century. Estimate HKD 160,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 20,721 - USD 25,902). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase with a slightly compressed body is covered overall with an even glaze of pale bluish-green tone with the exception of the foot ring. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong  
25 septembre 2016

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

Lot 126. A small Longquan celadon cup, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,361 - USD 15,541). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The mouth rim and the ring foot are unglazed, revealing a reddish-brown colour. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in 1990s Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
23 septembre 2016

A Longquan celadon 'dragon' jar and cover, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 122. A Longquan celadon 'dragon' jar and cover, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 77,740 - USD 103,654). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Both the vase and cover are covered with an unctuous glaze of soft sea-green color that thins on the raised areas, and also covers the inside of the foot. 10 ½ in. (26.7 cm.) high, box. Provenance: T. T. Tsui Collection, Hong KongSotheby's London, 19 June 2002, lot 36 The property of an Asian collector. Literature: The Tsui... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2016

A carved Longquan celadon vase, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 121. A carved Longquan celadon vase, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 100,000 (USD 7,774 - USD 12,957). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is carved on the exterior with diagonal lines forming a trellis pattern, set between a band of petal lappets above the foot and undulating lines below the neck, all under a glaze of olive-green colour. 8 3/4 in. (22 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong... [Lire la suite]
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