21 mai 2015

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, China, Ming dynasty

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, China, Ming dynasty. Estimate CHF 1 000 / 1 500 (€ 950 / 1 430).  Photo Koller Auctions. diameter 10.5 cm. Two character inscription under the glaze, probably "no 6 of the collection" (cang liu).  KOLLER. Asian Art (Himayalas and China): Sale A173AS, 02 June 2015 10:00
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03 mai 2015

A Longquan celadon dish, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

A Longquan celadon dish, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate £3,000 – £5,000 ($4,602 - $7,670). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is heavily potted with gently flaring sides rising to an everted, lipped rim. It is covered in a thick glaze of an even sea-green tone. 13 ¼ in. (33.5 cm.) diam. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 15 May 2015, London, South Kensington
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10 avril 2015

A large 'Longquan ' celadon 'Twin Fish' dish, Yuan dynasty

A large 'Longquan ' celadon  'Twin Fish' dish, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000  HKD. Lot sold 625,000 HKD (74,287 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's rising from a short foot to a wide everted flat rim, finely moulded in precise detail to the interior with a pair of scaly carp, the fins, scales and tails exquisitely picked out, encircled by a band of incised wave ground in the cavetto, the exterior bordered with a band of leaves divided by subtly protruding... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2015

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Ice'-crackled conical bowl, Southern Song Dynasty

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Ice'-crackled conical bowl, Southern Song Dynasty. Estimate  800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo courtesy Sotheby's well potted with shallow conical sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, covered overall save for the footring with a luminous pale bluish-green glaze suffused with a dense network of 'ice'-crackles throughout pooling around the outer mouthrim and the extremities on the interior, the unglazed footring burnt brownish-orange in the firing; 13.6 cm.,... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A Longquan celadon 'Lotus Petal' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

A Longquan celadon 'Lotus Petal' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HK$100,000 – HK$150,000 ($12,961 - $19,442). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With gently rounded sides standing on a short foot, the bowl is carved and moulded around the exterior with overlapping upright petals and covered with a pale celadon glaze pooling slightly in the recesses, the foot rim is unglazed. 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam., box Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong  Christie's. THE PAVILION... [Lire la suite]
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]