04 mars 2017

A carved Longquan celadon wine jar, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 2141. A carved Longquan celadon wine jar, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€5,700 - 7,600). Photo: Bonhams. Of slightly compressed baluster form with a lipped rim, carved around the sides with panels enclosing chrysanthemums alternating with four characters reading jin yu man tang, between scrolling foliage surrounding the shoulder and lappets around the countersunk base, covered overall with a thick rich green crackled glaze, wood cover. 10 1/2in (26.7cm) high  ... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2017

A large Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Lot 2140. A large Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty  (1368–1644). Estimate US$ 2,500 - 3,500 (€2,400 - 3,300). Photo: Bonhams. Potted with a wide mouth and lipped rim above a waisted neck, the rounded sides incised with a diamond diaper incorporating cloud scrolls, covered with a lustrous sea-green glaze stopping short of the center of the interior, the similarly unglazed raised circular base burnt orange during firing. 11 7/8in (30.2cm) diameter Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Large Longquan Celadon Mallet Vase, Southern Song Dynasty, 1127 – 1279 A.D.

Large Longquan Celadon Mallet Vase, Southern Song Dynasty, 1127 – 1279 A.D. © Zetterquist Galleries Height: 29cm A tall stoneware vase with bulbous body and a long neck with rounded mouth-rim. The piece sits on a slightly beveled foot rim with areas of loss, probably from kiln adhesion, now revealing it’s pale grey stoneware body. The entire piece is covered with an ideally realized minty-green celadon glaze with broad glaze crackle. Foot-rim chip with associated horizontal hairline crack has been repaired. Two... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2016

A large Longquan celadon jar, guan, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Lot 8152. A large Longquan celadon jar, guan, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,900 - 4,800).  Photo Bonhams. Of globular form, the thick walls carved in shallow relief with flowering branches above a band of ascending flower petals, the bowl-shaped base separately molded and applied before the olive green glaze was applied, leaving cinnamon-burnt unglazed areas, exterior foot and base area. 13 3/4in (35cm) diameter  Bonhams. FINE ASIAN WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS,... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2016

A Longquan celadon censer, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Lot 8147. A Longquan celadon censer, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,800 - 5,700).  Photo Bonhams. Thickly potted with a flared rim, short waist and compressed globular body raised on three lion-mask legs, the walls carved with leafy floral designs and raised bosses, the base unglazed displayed a warm cinnamon brown clay body, inscribed with Jinyu mantang in ink. 10 3/4in. (27.3cm) diameter Bonhams. FINE ASIAN WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 10:00 PST - SAN... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2016

A very rare Longquan celadon cup, jue, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487) 

Lot 3021. A very rare Longquan celadon cup, jue, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487).  Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000 (USD 33,000 - USD 45,000). Price Realised HKD 275,000 (USD 35,468). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The body of the vessel supported by a kneeling deer, a bee, and a seated monkey above a flat platform base, the exterior of the oblong receptacle decorated in trailed slip with overall scrollwork dividing a chrysanthemum petal border around the base and a... [Lire la suite]

14 décembre 2016

A fine large carved 'peony' Longquan celadon barbed-rim charger, Hongwu period (1368-1398)

Lot 3017. A fine large carved 'peony' Longquan celadon barbed-rim charger, Hongwu period (1368-1398). Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 11,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realised HKD 137,500 (USD 17,734). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Carved in the centre with a large peony blossom growing on a stem, the lobed sides with upright floral sprays radiating around cavetto, before a keyfret band on the broad, bracket-lobed mouth rim, the conforming exterior with further floral sprays radiating around... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2016

A large Longquan celadon carved 'lotus' charger, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3022. A large Longquan celadon carved 'lotus' charger, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000 (USD 65,000 - USD 90,000). Price Realised HKD 560,000 (USD 72,227). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Sturdily potted, the centre carved with a single lotus spray below a band of narrow fluted petals in the well and foliate scroll carved on the everted rim, the exterior carved with a band of petals, covered overall with a glaze of sea-green tone except for an unglazed ring on the base... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2016

A fine large early Ming carved Longquan celadon barbed-rim bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century 

Lot 3019. A fine large early Ming carved Longquan celadon barbed-rim bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000 (USD 39,000 - USD 52,000). Price Realised HKD 620,000 (USD 79,965). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The sturdily-potted deep bowl moulded with fluted walls extending from the straight foot to the bracketed rim, the interior carved with an open flower within a combed quatrefoil panel, surrounded by four scrolling peonies separated by leafy stems, a band of keyfret... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2016

A fine and large carved 'Lotus' Longquan celadon charger, Ming Dynasty, early 15th century

Lot 3012. A fine and large carved 'Lotus' Longquan celadon charger, Ming Dynasty, early 15th century. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000 (USD 110,000 - USD 150,000). Price Realised HKD 1,940,000 (USD 250,213). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Sturdily potted and fluidly carved in the centre with a large lotus blossom supported on a curved stalk with curling leafy tendrils, the cavetto with a band of scrolling lotus below the broad mouth rim with a band of classic scrolls, the... [Lire la suite]