16 novembre 2017

A rare massive carved Longquan celadon jardiniere, Ming dynasty, early 15th century

Lot 8003. A rare massive carved Longquan celadon jardiniere, Ming dynasty, early 15th century. 24 in. (61 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000 (USD 193,037 - USD 321,729). © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The thickly potted jardiniere is well carved with a wide frieze of dense peonies bearing large blossoms arranged in two rows, all below a flat, everted rim lightly incised with floral sprays, and above the lower body carved in imitation of a decorative stand with... [Lire la suite]

29 octobre 2017

Two Longquan celadon mallet vases, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 111A. Two Longquan celadon mallet vases, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). 6in (15.1cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,700 - 2,600). Sold for US$ 2,125 (€1,825). Photo: Bonhams. Each with mallet-form body rising to a tall columnar neck with everted rim, flanked by stylized animal-form C-shaped handles suspending stationary rings.  Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART. 30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT, NEW YORK
05 octobre 2017

A very rare Longquan celadon carved 'Peony' meiping, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 8. A very rare Longquan celadon carved 'Peony' meiping, Northern Song dynasty, 28.6 cm, 11 1/4  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,140,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. sturdily potted with a tapering body sweeping up to a broad shoulder and surmounted by a short neck and lipped mouth-rim, the exterior carved with large peony blooms with slender undulating petals above a thin concave band and a broad frieze enclosing upright petal lappets encircling the lower... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2017

A Longquan celadon 'Treillis' vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 109. A Longquan celadon 'Treillis' vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), 8 3/4 in. (22 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong  
03 octobre 2017

A rare Longquan celadon vase, zun, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 108. A rare Longquan celadon vase, zun, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 687,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The vase is in the form of an archaic bronze zun, sturdily potted with a compressed globular mid-section, rising from a splayed foot to a tall trumpet neck, each register divided by four vertical crenelated flanges, applied overall with an unctuous sea-green glaze, gold brocade wrapper, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2017

A small Longquan celadon vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 106. A small Longquan celadon vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1980s Note: Compare with a Southern Song example from the Linyushanren Collection sold at Christie’s New York, 15 September 2016, lot 716. A small Longquan celadon long-necked vase, Southern Song dynasty... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2017

A selection of cosmetic boxes from the Dexinshuwu Collection at Christie's Hong Kong

Lot 32. A celadon lotus-form box and cover, Six Dynasties (220-560), 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,584 - USD 64,307). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: Acquired in Taipei in 1988 Property of the Dexinshuwu Collection. Lot 33. A small blue-glazed reserve-decorated circular box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907), 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,584 -... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2017

A small Longquan celadon 'Twin Fish' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 39. A small Longquan celadon 'Twin Fish' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279), 5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 2,000 - 3,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The dish is decorated to the interior in relief with a pair of fish, while the exterior is carved with lotus petals emanating from the foot. It is covered in a celadon-green glaze, thinning over the raised decoration and pooling to a darker tone within the crevices. Christie's. The Art of China: Online Autumn Sale
22 septembre 2017

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

Lot 305. A large carved and moulded Longquan celadon 'floral' barbed-rim dish, Early Ming dynasty, 15th century; 13⅝ in. (34.7 cm.) diam., box. Estimation : HKD 100,000 - 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The property of a Hong Kong private collector. Christie's. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, oct. 4 - 11, 2017
22 septembre 2017

A Longquan celadon rounded bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 304. A Longquan celadon rounded bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), 7 in. (17.9 cm.) diam., box. Estimation : HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Mathias Komor, New York, no. J493 Christie's. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, oct. 4 - 11, 2017