13 août 2019

A Longuan celadon 'dragon' dish,Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) 

Lot 1342. A Longuan celadon 'dragon' dish,Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The center decorated in relief with a dragon leaping in pursuit of a flaming pearl, below foliate scroll carved and combed in the well, the exterior carved with a band of petals below the everted, dished rim, covered overall with a glaze of olive-green color, box. Note: Compare a slightly larger (35 cm. diam.) Yuan dynasty Longquan 'dragon'... [Lire la suite]

03 décembre 2013

A Longuan celadon brush washer, Southern Song dynasty

A Longuan celadon brush washer, Southern Song dynasty. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. Carefully molded with a flared rim to the canted walls raised on a set-in foot surrounding the flat, recessed base, the pale gray-green glaze displaying a web of long craze lines and covering all surfaces except the narrow cinnamon-burnt foot pad. 5 1/8in (13.2cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€7,400 - 11,000) The shallow bowl has been identified as a brush washer in various Chinese archeological publications: see,... [Lire la suite]