24 janvier 2021

An imitation realgar glazed mallet vase, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 137. An imitation realgar glazed mallet vase, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 10 3⁄4 in. (27.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. The vase with a tapered body rising to a long slender neck that flares slightly at the mouth and is covered overall with an orange-yellow glaze mottled with red and brown speckles. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020 ... [Lire la suite]

10 octobre 2020

A rare 'robin's egg'-glazed mallet vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 37. A rare 'robin's egg'-glazed mallet vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 16.1 cm, 6 ¼ in. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,015,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the well-proportioned body slightly tapering towards the foot, rising to a wide angled shoulder surmounted by a cylindrical neck, applied liberally overall with a brilliant opaque turquoise-blue glaze heightened with purplish-brown cascades, the recessed base incised with a... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A Guan-type mallet vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 855. A Guan-type mallet vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 ¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 400,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. With slightly tapering cylindrical body rising to an angled shoulder below the tall cylindrical neck surmounted by a galleried mouth rim, covered with a greenish-blue glaze suffused with a golden-brown crackle, the foot rim covered with a black wash. Provenance: R.... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2020

A small Longquan celadon mallet vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 827. A small Longquan celadon mallet vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The cylindrical body surmounted by a tall neck flanked by applied ring handles below a flat, everted mouth rim, covered overall with a grey-green glaze. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2020

A Longquan celadon mallet vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 335. A Longquan celadon mallet vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); 19 cm, 7 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 32,500  HKD (3,703 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the slightly tapering cylindrical body rising from a recessed base to an angled shoulder and tall cylindrical neck with a broad dished mouth, set at the neck with a pair of stylised phoenix handles and covered overall in a sea-green glaze suffused with a network of crackle. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2020

A rare 'Longquan' celadon mallet vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 536. A rare 'Longquan' celadon mallet vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); height 9 1/8 in., 23.2 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cylindrical body rising from a shallow base to angled and gently sloping shoulders, sweeping up to a tall gently tapering neck set with a pair of elaborately-shaped winged dragon-fish handles below the wide dished circular lip, the opaque tea-green glaze gathering in a slightly uneven line at the base. ... [Lire la suite]

24 août 2019

Song Dynasty 'Longquan' celadon Ceramics sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008

Lot 86. A 'Longquan' celadon carved vase, meiping, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127); height 13 3/4 in., 34.9 cm. Estimate USD 35,000 — 40,000. Lot sold USD 43,000 . © Sotheby's. the ovoid body finely carved with a wide central band containing two registers of scrolling lotus blossoms, above a high skirt with two registers of overlapping lappets, a single band of lappets at the shoulder, all with finely combed detailing, the short upright neck culminating in an everted mouth rim, applied... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2019

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

Lot 3103. A Longquan celadon mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 680,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The mallet-shaped body with sides tapering slightly towards the foot from the canted shoulder, the tall neck flanked by a pair of dragon-fish handles below the widely flared mouth with upturned rim, covered overall with an even glaze of soft sea-green tone, the foot ring unglazed, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A pair of Longquan celadon-glazed mallet vases, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 621. A pair of Longquan celadon-glazed mallet vases, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 5 1/4in (13.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold.  © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each of cylindrical body surmounted by a columnar neck with a broad flat rim, flanked by angular loop handles suspending stationary rings, the surfaces covered with a gray-green glaze stopping short of the orange-burnt foot. Bonhams. Chinese Works of Art, New York, 18 March 2019
29 août 2018

A small 'Longquan' 'Guan'-type mallet vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 233. A small 'Longquan' 'Guan'-type mallet vase, Song dynasty (960-1279). Height 5 5/8  in., 14.2 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. the cylindrical body tapering slightly towards the recessed base and surmounted by a tall columnar neck set with a wide everted rim, covered overall in an even grayish-celadon glaze, save for the foot ring left unglazed revealing the dark gray body. Note: See a closely related 'Longquan' Guan-type mallet vase of slightly larger size,... [Lire la suite]