25 juillet 2017

A very rare early Ming Longquan celadon globular 'Chrysanthemum' vase, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 4240. A very rare early Ming Longquan celadon globular 'Chrysanthemum' vase, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century, 14 in. (35.5 cm) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 860,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The sturdily potted globular body is deeply moulded and carved with four foliated chrysanthemum scrolls above a band of narrow upright petals, the ribbed neck with bands of incised chevron and ruyi pattern flared upwards to a rolled-top mouth... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2017

An important and extremely rare Longquan celadon pomegranate-form vase, shiliu zun, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 1472. An important and extremely rare Longquan celadon pomegranate-form vase, shiliu zun, Yuan dynasty, 14th century, 14 1/4 in. (32 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,400,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The sturdily potted vessel with a globular body well carved and incised with a broad band of peony meander bearing large graceful blossoms and arched leaves reserved on a combed ground between a border of upright stiff petals rising from the foot and... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2012

Christie's presents fine Chinese ceramics and works of art in September

A Rare Peachbloom-Type Baluster Vase, Meiping. Yongzheng Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue Within Double-Circles And Of The Period (1723-1735). Estimate: $70,000-90,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012. NEW YORK, NY.- On September 13-14, Christie’s New York will present Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, comprising over 500 lots and featuring a broad range of art and objects—jade, porcelain, ceramics, snuff bottles, and archaic and later bronzes. Highlighting the sale is a superb green jade brush pot, Qianlong period... [Lire la suite]