21 mai 2017

A very rare guan-type Longquan celadon foliate vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3138. A very rare guan-type Longquan celadon foliate vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279),  9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000 (USD 645,628 - USD 1,033,004) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017   The vase is pear-shaped with a flaring mouth and a splayed foot, and moulded with eight lobes along the length of its body. It is covered overall with a greyish celadon glaze and suffused with crackles, especially along the moulded ridges. The unglazed foot rim... [Lire la suite]

21 mai 2017

A fine small Longquan celadon fish-handled censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 3137. A fine small Longquan celadon fish-handled censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368), 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm.) wide, box. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 23,243 - USD 33,573). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The censer is flanked on either side with a stylised fish-form handle, covered overall with a thick, satiny glaze of sea-green tone, leaving the foot ring unglazed revealing the fine brown body.  Provenance: Sold at Christie’s London, 10 December 1990, lot... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2017

A fine Longquan celadon ‘lotus’ bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3136. A fine Longquan celadon ‘lotus’ bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 5 1/4 in . (13.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 400,000 (USD 25,825 - USD 51,650) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The bowl is moulded to the exterior with a band of slender lotus petals, emanating from the foot. It is covered in a glaze of soft bluish sea-green tone, pooling in the crevices of the decoration and stopping neatly at the foot, inscribed Japanese double wood boxes Provenance: Collection... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2017

A carved Longquan celadon 'dragon' ewer, early Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3184. A carved Longquan celadon 'dragon' ewer, early Ming dynasty, 15th century, 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high, gilt wood cover, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,791 - USD 38,686). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The ewer is carved around the body with a scaly four-clawed dragon striding through cloud scrolls, and a wavy border above the foot, covered overall with a thick olive-green glaze with the exception of the foot ring.  Christie's. The Imperial Sale /... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2017

A large pair of Longquan celadon bottle vases, Ming dynasty, 17h century

Lot 3183. A large pair of Longquan celadon bottle vases, Ming dynasty, 17h century, 11 3/4 in. (30.2 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 77,373 - USD 103,164) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Each vase is sturdily potted with a pear-shaped body, decorated with a single bow string, raised on a low splayed ring foot. The waisted neck with a pair of mythical beast-head C-shaped handles, each suspending a circular ring. The glaze of a rich olive-green tone. ... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2017

A Longquan celadon censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3181. A Longquan celadon censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century, 4 in. (10.3 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. EstimateHKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 51,582 - USD 77,373) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vessel is potted with a compressed form with a pair of stylized fish-form handles. It is supported on a small straight foot. The censer is covered overall in an olive-green glaze. Provenance: Sekido Family (Sokaken) Collection, NagoyaA Japanese private collection, Nagoya, formed in the first half of... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2017

The Roger Belanich Collection of Longquan Celadon Ceramics at Christie's Hong Kong 31 May 2017

  Interior view of the Roger Belanich Collection of Longquan Celadon Ceramics © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The Roger Belanich Collection of Longquan Celadon Ceramics The Equal of Jade Rosemary Scott, International Academic Director Asian Art ‘Where do these exquisite porcelains come from? These heavenly products are greatly loved.With their lustrous, glossy appearance they are the equal of jade. With these green-glazed censers standing here,big bronze tripod censers hold no attraction.’-14th... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A large Longquan celadon jar and cover, guan, 16th-17th century

Lot 124. A large Longquan celadon jar and cover, guan, 16th-17th century; 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) high overall. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,716 - USD 10,288) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The body of the jar is carved with moulded panels each enclosing peach, begonia, asters, and peonies, all above a stiff leaf band by the foot. The cover is decorated with scrolling flowers surrounding a brown-washed Buddhist lion finial. The jar and cover are covered in a thick olive-green glaze. ... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2017

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 119. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), 6 3/8 (16.3 cm.) diam. Japanese double wood boxes. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 23,289 - USD 32,346) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The censer is sturdily potted with a compressed bombe-shaped body, supported by three cabriole legs rising to a waisted neck below a flat everted mouth rim, and pierced at the base with an aperture. The censer is covered overall with an attractive rich green glaze.  Provenance: A Japanese... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2017

A large early-Ming Longquan celadon bowl, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 118. A large early-Ming Longquan celadon bowl, Yongle period (1403-1424), 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,351 - USD 19,408) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The shallow bowl is thickly potted and is carved to the interior with a large peony bloom within a foliate panel at the centre, and a wide band of undulating peony scrolls on the well, the pattern repeated on the exterior. It is covered in an even celadon glaze of sea-green tone, with an... [Lire la suite]
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