28 mars 2015

A small Longquan celadon carved warming bowl, China, Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 13th-14th century

A small Longquan celadon carved warming bowl, China, Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 13th-14th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Heavily potted, the exterior carved with lotus petals, the concave warming surface fluidly carved with a lotus flower, the unglazed base burnt orange in the firing around a central aperture through which the hollowed interior would have been filled: 4 ¾ in. (12.3 cm.) diameter, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2015

A rare large Longquan celadon carved bowl, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

A rare large Longquan celadon carved bowl, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate $15,000 - $25,000. Price Realized $17,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl with deep, rounded sides fluidly carved on the interior with two leafy peony stems rising from the center towards the rim, and in relief on the exterior with a band of narrow petals that rise from the small foot, covered overall and on the base with an unctuous glaze of sea-green color; 9 in. (23 cm.) diameter, box Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2015

Two Longquan celadon bottle vases, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Two Longquan celadon bottle vases, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each with a globular body and tall neck, one covered with a pale sea-green glaze, the other with a pale greyish-green glaze - 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high, box The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: METALWORK, SCULPTURE AND EARLY CERAMICS, 20 March... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

A Longquan celadon carved jar and cover, China, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-11th century

A Longquan celadon carved jar and cover, China, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-11th century. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $2,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sides carved with bands of upright petals, the flat cover with a flower head, covered overall in a glaze of olive color; 5 5/8 in. (14.5 cm.) high, box The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: METALWORK, SCULPTURE AND EARLY... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2015

A large Longquan celadon carved baluster vase, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A large Longquan celadon carved baluster vase, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate $15,000 - $25,000. Price Realized $75,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Carved with lotus scroll on the tall neck, shoulder and body, all above a wide band of narrow upright petals - 24 ¼ in. (61.5 cm.) high; now mounted as a lamp The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: METALWORK, SCULPTURE AND EARLY CERAMICS, 20 March... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

A large Longquan celadon petal-carved bowl, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 13th Century

A large Longquan celadon petal-carved bowl, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 13th Century. Estimate $25,000 – $35,000. Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl has deep rounded sides carved on the exterior with a broad band of slender, upright petals, and is covered overall with a glaze of soft sea-green color falling in an irregular line onto the ring foot. The interior of the foot and the base are also glazed. 8 ¾ in. (22.3 cm.) diam. Provenance: Peter Harris Collection, London.John Sparks, London... [Lire la suite]


16 mars 2015

A large carved Longquan celadon bracket-lobed dish, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

A large carved Longquan celadon bracket-lobed dish, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Price Realized $37,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sturdily potted dish is well-carved on the interior with a central medallion of 'coin' diaper pattern, encircled around the lobed well with vertically arranged lotus sprays below the everted, barbed rim. The exterior is carved with a lotus scroll, and the dish is covered overall in an even glaze of sea-green tone, with the exception of an... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2015

A Longquan celadon carved bowl, China, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644)

A Longquan celadon carved bowl, China, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644). Estimate USD 3,000 - 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The exterior carved with petals rising from the small foot, the interior with two leafy lotus stems, covered overall with a glaze of sea-green color; 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) diameter, box Property from the Private Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH VOLUME VII: CHINESE WORKS OF ART ONLINE
09 mars 2015

Priestley & Ferraro at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Longquan celadon collared water sprinkler ('daji ping'), China, Longquan kilns, Zhejiang province, late Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279) or early Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), 13th century. Priestley & Ferraro (stand 259) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Height 18 cm Dingyao Dish, Ding kilns, Quyang, Hebei province, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Priestley & Ferraro (stand 259) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Carved, lotus pattern... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2014

A Longquan celadon bronze-form tripod censer, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

A Longquan celadon bronze-form tripod censer, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2008 The compressed globular body raised on four cabriole legs, with a pair of applied D-shaped handles flanking the short neck and joining the shoulder to the edge of the everted rim, covered overall with a glaze of sea-green color, a central aperture in the base surrounded by the remains of a kiln support on the interior and the surrounding unglazed ring on the base burnt orange in the firing; with a Meiji... [Lire la suite]


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