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]

18 juin 2018

A rare imperial transparent olive-green glass mallet vase, Jiaqing incised four-character mark within a square and of the period

Lot 3792. A rare imperial transparent olive-green glass mallet vase, Jiaqing incised four-character mark within a square and of the period (1796-1820); 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The domed body is raised on a thick, heavy flattened base and surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck ending in a gently rounded lipped rim, the transparent glass of an olive green tone with a slight yellow... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2018

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

Lot 372. A Longquan celadon mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 18.9 cm, 7 1/2 in. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the tapering cylindrical body surmounted by a tall columnar neck and flanked by a pair of archaistic phoenix handles, covered overall in a sea-green glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
03 mai 2018

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

Lot 65. A Longquan celadon-glazed mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,992 - USD 16,488). Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 The vase is potted with a mallet-shaped body, with the body tapering slightly towards the foot from the canted shoulder. The tall neck is left undecorated below the flattened flared rim. The vase is covered overall with an even, soft sea-green glaze, which stops just short of the... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2017

Two Longquan celadon mallet vases, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 111A. Two Longquan celadon mallet vases, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). 6in (15.1cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,700 - 2,600). Sold for US$ 2,125 (€1,825). Photo: Bonhams. Each with mallet-form body rising to a tall columnar neck with everted rim, flanked by stylized animal-form C-shaped handles suspending stationary rings.  Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART. 30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT, NEW YORK
23 septembre 2017

A blue and white mallet vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1201. A blue and white mallet vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 7 ½ in. (19.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The vase has a domed body and a tall cylindrical neck rising to a lipped rim, and is decorated with two stylized phoenixes grasping a ring in their beaks. The base is inscribed with an artemisia leaf.  Note: A related Kangxi-period mallet-form blue and white vase in the Palace Museum, Beijing, is... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2017

Song dynasty ceramics in National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Vase, Song dynasty, 960 CE-1279. Stoneware, 20.0 × 10.6 cm diameter. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria, in memory of George Ewing by Mrs M. E. Cutten, Founder Benefactor, 1979, AS26-1979. © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Bulbous with trumpet shape mouth, dark brown/black gloss glaze.  Bowl, Song dynasty, 960 CE-1279, Jizhou, Jiangxi province. Jizhou ware, 7.2 × 18.1 cm diameter. Presented by Yamanaka & Co. Ltd, 1939, 4650-D3. © National Gallery... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2017

A very rare turquoise ground puce enamelled mallet vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3026. A very rare turquoise ground puce enamelled mallet vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 7,000,000 (USD 645,258 - USD 903,361) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The rounded body of the vase is finely potted with a broad base and a rounded shoulder under a high cylindrical neck. The exterior is superbly decorated in bright rouge on turquoise ground with two phoenixes amidst clouds. ... [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]
07 décembre 2016

A small 'Longquan' celadon mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 183. A small 'Longquan' celadon mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279). Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the cylindrical body surmounted by a tall slender neck applied with a pair of 'dragon-fish' handles, covered overall with a smooth sea-green glaze draining to a paler tone at the edges, Japanese wood box - 16.2 cm., 6 3/8  in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Dec 2016