29 août 2016

A Longquan celadon dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 720. A Longquan celadon dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The elegant dish is potted with shallow rounded sides rising to a flat, everted rim with raised outer edge, and is covered overall with a thick glaze of even sea-green tone, the unglazed foot rim burnt orange in the firing. 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box Provenance: Maria Worthington, Vienna, Virginia. The Robert E. Barron III (1929-2007)... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2016

A rare Longquan celadon brush washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 719. A rare Longquan celadon brush washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The brush washer is well potted with the lower body flaring outward from the thin foot ring before rising vertically to the broad, flat, everted rim. It is covered overall with a fine glaze of soft blue-green tone, with the exception of the foot. There is a small area of gold lacquer on the mouth rim. 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2016

A Longquan celadon ‘twin-phoenix’ mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 717. A Longquan celadon ‘twin-phoenix’ mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is robustly potted with a mallet-shaped body, with sides tapering slightly towards the foot from the canted shoulder. The tall neck is flanked by a pair of phoenix handles below the widely flared mouth with upturned rim. The vase is covered overall with an even glaze of soft sea-green tone, leaving the foot ring unglazed. 10 ¾ in. (27.3 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2016

A small Longquan celadon long-necked vase, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 716. A small Longquan celadon long-necked vase, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000.  The vase has a compressed globular body raised on a tall cylindrical foot, and a tall neck that rises to an everted mouth rim. The vase is covered with an even glaze of sea-green tone, with the exception of the ring foot which is burnt to a reddish-brown color. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) high, Japanese wood box Provenance: Helene S. Thompson Collection.Robert M. Ferris IV Collection,... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

A Longquan celadon deep bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 811. A Longquan celadon deep bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The bowl is potted with deep, rounded sides, carved on the exterior with overlapping petals rising from the foot, and is covered allover with a glaze of pale sea-green tone beneath the metal-bound rim. 5 3/8 in. (13.8 cm.) diam. Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1916 (Rogers Fund). Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

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

Lot 804. A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The deep sides are carved on the exterior with overlapping petals and covered with an unctuous bluish-green glaze. The mouth is bound with a gilt-metal rim. 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) diam. Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1934(Fletcher Fund). Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of... [Lire la suite]

13 août 2016

Plat à motif alvéolé, fin du 15e siècle, dynastie Ming (1368-1644)

  Plat à motif alvéolé, fin du 15e siècle, dynastie Ming (1368-1644), fours de Longquan, province de Zhejiang, grès porcelaineux à couverte céladon, Hauteur : 0.056 m, Diamètre : 0.27 m, don Georges Revoil. Sèvres, Cité de la céramique, MNC8671;MNC12189. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Sèvres, Cité de la céramique) / Martine Beck-Coppola
13 août 2016

Jarre (guan), 15e siècle, dynastie Ming (1368-1644)

Jarre (guan), 15e siècle, dynastie Ming (1368-1644), fours de Longquan, province de Zhejiang, grès porcelaineux è couverte céladon, Hauteur : 0.255 m, Diamètre : 0.24 m, don Georges Revoil. Sèvres, Cité de la céramique, MNC8667. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Sèvres, Cité de la céramique) / Martine Beck-Coppola
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25 juillet 2016

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

Lot 39. A Longquan celadon charger, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The large dish is heavily potted with petal-molded sides, and the center is decorated with a molded foliate medallion. The dish is covered overall with a greyish-green tone glaze. 15 in. (38.1 cm.) diam. Some surface wear to the glaze and to the foot, consistent with age. Estimation: USD 2,000 - 3,000 Christie's on line. The Art of China.
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25 juillet 2016

A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 37. A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase has a bulbous body with a tall neck that rises to a dished rim and is covered overall with an even glaze of pale sea-green color. 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high. A firing crack under the glaze which associates with a kiln grit adhesion to the interior of the neck and firing imperfection on the misshapen mouth; other fine cracks extend from the foot rim to the body of the vase, but are not obtrusive... [Lire la suite]
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