11 mars 2019

A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 613. A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368). Height 10 3/8  in., 26.3 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the petal-lobed sides rising elegantly to the flaring trumpet neck with bracket-lobed mouth simulating a morning glory blossom, flanked by a pair of hook handles suspending fixed rings, all under a sea-green glaze thinning at the ribs.  Note: A Longquan celadon vase attributed to the Song /... [Lire la suite]

16 janvier 2019

A very large doucai pear-shaped vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 1713. A very large doucai pear-shaped vase, 18th-19th century; 25 3/8 in. (64.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 80,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Painted on two sides of the bulbous body with a dragon leaping amidst clouds in pursuit of a flaming pearl, one in iron red, the other green, above a band of frothing waves which break in explosions of spray against rocks, the neck with a band of phoenixes in flight amidst ruyi-shaped clouds and a band of... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2019

A blue and white pear-shaped vase, Transitional period, circa 1645-1655

Lot 1661. A blue and  white pear-shaped vase, Transitional period, circa 1645-1655; 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Raised on a spreading pedestal foot, one side painted with an unusual scene of an immortal playing the arrow game standing beside an attendant holding arrows on a cloud to one side of a pavilion set amidst rocks and crashing waves, with a vase filled with arrows sitting on the... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2018

A copper-red-glazed pear-shaped vase, Yuhuchunping, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 126. A copper-red-glazed pear-shaped vase, Yuhuchunping, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). H. : 30 cm (11 3/4 in.). Estimate: €15,000.00 - €20,000.00. Invendu. © Artcurial La panse piriforme reposant sur un petit pied, le col évasé, recouvert d'une belle glaçure rouge sombre, l'intérieur à glaçure blanche, la base réservée portant la marque en cachet de l'Empereur Qianlong en bleu sous couverte ; le col réduit. Note: Pour un vase similaire, voir le Lot 1144 de... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2018

A Cizhou white glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 834. A Cizhou white glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase has a tapering ovoid body rising to the slender, waisted neck and flared mouth rim, and is covered in a white slip under a clear glaze that falls short of the thick, slightly flared foot. The lower body and base bear illegible inscriptions in black ink, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2018

A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Northern Song dynasty, early 11th century

Lot 1308. A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Northern Song dynasty, early 11th century; 8 3/8 in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The heavily potted body rises from the slightly spreading foot to the lipped rim, and is covered with a crackle-suffused glaze of sea-green color shading to brownish green. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 23 September 2004. Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. ... [Lire la suite]

30 août 2018

A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 824. A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The body is carved through the brown glaze to the buff body with a broad band of leaf scroll below a narrower band of leaf scroll on the shoulder, all within line borders below the brown-glazed, waisted neck and flared mouth, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box. Provenance: Kochukyo, Tokyo. ... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2018

A painted Cizhou pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 837. A painted Cizhou pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase has a tapering ovoid body which rises to the tall neck that flares towards the outward-curved mouth rim, and is painted in brown on a white slip with three abstract foliate sprays between line borders, all under a clear glaze that falls short of the thick, slightly flared foot,... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2018

A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-15th century

Lot 90A. A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-15th century. Hauteur: 27,5 cm. (10 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 7,10,000 - EUR 15,000 (USD 11,813 - USD 17,720). Price realised EUR 18,750.  © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Le vase piriforme est recouvert d'une belle glaçure céladon. Il repose sur un petit pied droit.  Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 13 June 2018
03 mai 2018

A Longquan celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 66. A Longquan celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,496 - USD 8,244). Price realised GBP 8,750. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 The pear-shaped vase is decorated with two square-section handles fitted with fixed rings to the neck, connected by a double-bowstring band to the neck and a lipped band to the shoulder. The vase is covered overall with a pale celadon glaze that stops just above the footrim, which has... [Lire la suite]