21 mai 2015

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, China, Ming dynasty

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, China, Ming dynasty. Estimate CHF 1 000 / 1 500 (€ 950 / 1 430).  Photo Koller Auctions. diameter 10.5 cm. Two character inscription under the glaze, probably "no 6 of the collection" (cang liu).  KOLLER. Asian Art (Himayalas and China): Sale A173AS, 02 June 2015 10:00
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10 mai 2015

A Cizhou painted baluster jar, Ming Dynasty

A Cizhou painted baluster jar, Ming Dynasty. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,100 - 6,900). Photo: Bonhams. The rounded body painted in dark brown on the white slip ground with three lozenge-shaped panels, one with an elaborately-armoured horseman galloping through a rocky landscape carrying a spear, another with two male figures, one carrying a child on his back, discovering another child tied to a tree, and the last with a deer prancing freely over a hare, all surrounded by tightly-packed spirals, and enclosed with... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2015

A gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th century

A gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Estimate £25,000 — 35,000 (33,913 - 47,478 €). Photo Sotheby's seated in dhyanasana, wearing a floral etched long flowing robe open at the chest to reveal a wan symbol, the face with gentle smile and framed by a high five-pointed crown, long flowing ribbons and large earrings, all seated on a separately-cast lotus pedestal base. Quantité: 3 - 35cm., 13 3/4 in. Note: This figure of the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2015

A gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming Dynasty

A gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming Dynasty. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€5,500 - 8,200). Photo: Bonhams.  Cast seated in padmasana, her right hand in vitarka mudra, the left in her lap holding a vase, clad in thin robes with brocaded hems, wearing ornate beaded jewellery and a reticulated five-peaked tiara, on a detached triple-lotus stand. 26.8cm (10 1/2in) high (2). Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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08 mai 2015

A turquoise and aubergine-glazed figure of Guanyin, Ming Dynasty

A turquoise and aubergine-glazed figure of Guanyin, Ming Dynasty. Estimate £8,000 - 10,000 (€11,000 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams The Bodhisattva with biscuit face and arms, modelled seated in royal ease atop a square plinth, clad in long robes and adorned with jewellery, with a five pointed crown. 31.5cm (12 1/2in) high Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
04 mai 2015

A 'Longquan' celadon mallet vase, Ming Dynasty

A 'Longquan' celadon mallet vase, Ming Dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the cylindrical body tapering slightly towards the recessed base, the tall columnar neck rising to a wide everted mouthrim, flanked by a pair of dragon handles, covered overall in a translucent sea-green glaze suffused with a subtle crackle, the footring left unglazed revealing the dark brown dressing - 26.7cm., 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Toguri Museum of Art, Tokyo.Sotheby’s London, 10th June 2004, lot 581. ... [Lire la suite]


04 mai 2015

A carved celadon barbed rim dish, Ming Dynasty

A carved celadon barbed rim dish, Ming Dynasty. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the thickly-potted lobed sides rising from a short tapering foot to an broad everted barbed rim, freely carved to the interior with a peony medallion encircled by foliate scrolls in the well and waves at the rim, covered overall in a bluish-green glaze - 26.5cm., 10 3/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM
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04 mai 2015

A Longquan celadon glazed dish, Ming Dynasty

A Longquan celadon glazed dish, Ming Dynasty. Estimate £700 - 1,000 (€960 - 1,400). Photo:  Bonhams. The gently rounded sides rising to an everted channelled rim, carved to the interior with a stylised lotus spray and foliage. 33cm (13in) diam..  Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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03 mai 2015

A Longquan celadon-glazed floral dish, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

A Longquan celadon-glazed floral dish, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate £1,000 – £2,000 ($1,534 - $3,068). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is sturdily potted with a lipped everted rim and is moulded with a central flower spray and is encircled by a carved foliate scroll. It is covered with a sea green glaze. 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) diam., wood stand. Provenance: With certificate of identity from The Curios Furniture & Miscellaneous Utensils & Hardware Merchants & Employees Association,... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2015

A Longquan celadon-glazed 'Phoenix tail' vase, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

A Longquan celadon-glazed 'Phoenix tail' vase, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate £1,500 – £2,500 ($2,301 - $3,835). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is heavily potted and freely carved with flower sprays. It is covered in an olive-green crackled glaze. 21 in. (53.4 cm.) high, wood stand. Provenance: With certificate of identity from The Curios Furniture & Miscellaneous Utensils & Hardware Merchants & Employees Association, Hong Kong & Kowloon, 13 December 1969.The property of a private... [Lire la suite]