18 juillet 2017

A fine Longquan celadon petal-lobed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1982. A fine Longquan celadon petal-lobed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000. Price realised HKD 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  Delicately potted with rounded, vertically-lobed sides rising from a small foot ring, covered all over with a luminous glaze of sea-green tone suffused with a network of icy, colourless crackle, the interior of the foot and pointed base similarly glazed. Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2017

A Longquan celadon relief-decorated tripod censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1983. A Longquan celadon relief-decorated tripod censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century, 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 860,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The deep upright sides raised on three cabriole legs and decorated around the sides in relief with a continuous lotus scroll bearing four blossoms on the leafy, tendril-like stem, the exterior covered with a glaze of sea-green tone that continues over the... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2017

A Longquan Celadon 'Lotus Petal' Bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3140. A Longquan Celadon 'Lotus Petal' Bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279), 6 1/4 in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 137,500© Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is potted with deep, rounded sides, moulded and carved on the exterior with overlapping petals rising from the foot, covered overall with a thick even glaze of pale seagreen tone. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, Osaka, acquired in the 1950s. Christie's. The Imperial... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2017

A small Chinese Longquan celadon archaistic vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 77. A small Chinese Longquan celadon archaistic vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 21cm. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000. Hammer Price £ 4,000. Courtesy Woolley & Wallis The body moulded in shallow relief with taotie masks beneath a border of ruyi-heads, the rim with a band of lappets, the foot with plantain leaves. Provenance: Baerwald Collection, catalogue no.94, purchased from John Sparks by Otto Schiff Esq. on 1st July 1937. Woolley & Wallis. Asian Art Works I. 16 May... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2017

A Chinese celadon Longquan carved dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 159. A Chinese celadon Longquan carved dish, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diam. 27.3 cm. Estimation : 1 700 € / 1 900 € © AAG The interior carved with a free-flowing design of flower branches, covered with a soft celadon crackled glaze.   Art d'Asie chez AAG (Arts & Antiques Group), Amsterdam, le 03 Juillet 2017 à 14h0
18 juin 2017

A Longquan celadon "Trigrams" tripod cache-pot with incised floral scrolls, China, late Ming dynasty

Lot 332. A Longquan celadon "Trigrams" tripod cache-pot with incised floral scrolls, China, late Ming dynasty, height 14.2 cm. Estimate CHF 3 000 / 5 000 (€ 2 780/4 630). Sold for CHF 2 000 (hammer price) © Koller Auctions Cylindrical longquan cachepot on three cabriole-cocks. The outside wall is modulated, with fine ridges are divided Dekorfelder. The most prominent trigrams are bounded by incised petals. A delicate, delicate green celadon glaze gives the cachepot a... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2017

A Longquan celadon baluster jar carved with the Eight Immortals, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 333. A Longquan celadon baluster jar carved with the Eight Immortals, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, diameter 27 cm. Later added is bronze. Estimate CHF 18,000 / 25,000 (€ 16 670/23 150). Sold for CHF 18 000 (hammer price). © Koller Zurich From the Longquan ovens. Under the typical celadon glaze cut decor of the Eight Immortals on rocky ground, between flowers and clouds. The lower third of the outer wall is occupied by a dense lotus leaf rim. Later gilded bronze... [Lire la suite]
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]