03 juin 2019

Artcurial will present a selection of nearly 200 lots at its Asian art auction

PARIS.- On 10 June, Artcurial will host an auction dedicated to Asian art. Comprising nearly 200 lots and several private collections, the sale will take us on a voyage throughout the Asian continent including several sections representing Japanese art followed by Chinese art, concluding with South-Eastern Asian art, in particular with pieces from India, Thailand, and Cambodia. Chinese and Japanese art Chinese art will be represented by several outstanding pieces such as a large Doucai porcelain dish, a legacy... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2019

An exceptional white jade carving of a seated mythical beast, Song-Ming Dynasty

  Lot 12. An exceptional white jade carving of a seated mythical beast, Song-Ming Dynasty; 6.1cm (2 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$500,000 - 800,000 (US$64,000 - 100,000). Sold for HK$ 688,125 (€ 78,681) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Exquisitely carved in the round as a seated mythical beast, probably xiezhi, resting on its rear haunches on an elaborately pierced rockwork, its single-horned head raised and portrayed with bulging eyes, a ridged nose and a curled beard above its ribbed neck, the horn... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2019

A brown jade carving of a bixie, Song-Ming Dynasty

Lot 211. A brown jade carving of a bixie, Song-Ming Dynasty; 8.8cm (3 1/2in) high. Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold for £ 25,062 (€ 28,447). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The beast deftly carved with head raised, a single horn curling down towards the back with knobbly spine, the flat-cut muzzle with bulbous nose, the large eyes beneath scallop-shaped brows, small stylised wings rising from the hind legs, a long curling tail wrapped around the left haunch, the dark stone accented with patches of russet skin, box... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2019

The Walter and Phyllis Shorentein collection of Chinese Art at Christie's New York, 24 March 2011

Phyllis and Walter Shorenstein. The Chinese works of art in the collection of Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein are spectacular in their beauty, technical excellence and historical importance. Following the recent and immense success of Treasures From the Shorenstein Collection, including important glass, imperial porcelain and fine jades sold in our Hong Kong rooms, Christie's New York is pleased to offer ancient bronzes, early ceramics and sculpture, jade carvings, and the very rare and important 12th century Yunnanese... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2018

A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type Twin fish bowl, Song-Ming dynasty, 13th-16th century

Lot 283. A rare Longquan celadon Guan-type Twin fish bowl, Song-Ming dynasty, 13th-16th century; 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 46,800. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The interior relief-decorated in the center with two fish below the deep rounded sides that rise to a flat everted rim pierced either side with pairs of holes, the exterior carved with a band of chrysanthemum petals, all under an opaque glaze of pale blue-green-greyish tone suffused with... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2017

A yellow jade mythical beast, Song-Ming dynasty

Lot 746. A yellow jade mythical beast, Song-Ming dynasty. Estimate 8,20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 40,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. worked as a crouching animal with bushy eyebrows and a ridged spine ending in a tail swept up against hindquarters, the head with ears pricked back and bulging eyes below bushy brows, the yellow stone suffused with russet-brown skin to the underside and hind legs. Length 3 3/8  in., 8.5 cm  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art New York, 15 Mar 2017
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09 décembre 2016

Two black-glazed medicine jars and covers, a 'Longquan' celadon cup and a 'Cizhou'-type figure of a rabbit, Song-Ming dynasty

Lot 516. Two black-glazed medicine jars and covers, a 'Longquan' celadon cup and a 'Cizhou'-type figure of a rabbit, Song-Ming dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD.  Photo Sotheby's;  each of the two jars and covers applied with a lustrous black glaze thinning to a brown tone at the edges; the cup covered with a smooth sea-green glaze save for the concave base left in biscuit and burnt orange in firing; the rabbit rendered recumbent... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2016

A 'Jun' bowl, Song-Ming dynasty and a celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 502. A 'Jun' bowl, Song-Ming dynasty and a celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the bowl with a slightly incurved rim, covered with a somewhat decayed glaze of variegated greyish-blue colour; the 'archer' vase of elongated pear shape with a pair of lug handles, covered overall with a smooth pale celadon glaze, save for the unglazed tapered footring burnt orange in the firing - 8.4 and 16.6 cm, 3 1/4... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2016

A moulded Ding bowl, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644)

Lot 56. A moulded Ding bowl, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644). Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,180 - USD 18,270). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The bowl is of flaring shape and is mounted with a copper band to the mouth rim. The interior is moulded with fish amongst aquatic reeds and flowers. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street
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26 septembre 2016

A yellowish celadon jade carving of a recumbent feline, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644)

Lot 31. A yellowish celadon jade carving of a recumbent feline, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644). Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000 (USD 15,541 - USD 23,311). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The bushy tail is flicked to one side. The jade is of yellowish celadon colour with areas of ivory-coloured alteration. 2 in. (5 cm.) long The property of a private Hong Kong collector. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong