09 janvier 2019

A Chinese 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon' dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 468. A Chinese 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon' dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; diameter 15 1/4 in.; 38.7 cm. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the center of the interior applied with a molded dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' all within a band of large, freely incised leaves wrapping around the cavetto, the exterior molded and incised with a band of upright lotus petals, covered overall in an unctuous sea-green... [Lire la suite]

15 septembre 2018

A Jizhou painted jar and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1303. A Jizhou painted jar and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The body is painted on either side with a quadrilobed panel of a leaping stag, the two separated by large leafy flower sprays below a plain band on the narrow, sloping shoulder and classic scroll on the neck, all in brown on a white slip under a clear glaze. The slightly domed cover is centered by a... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2018

A small Longquan celadon carved conical bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 277. A small Longquan celadon carved conical bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 14,400. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The interior confidently carved with a budding and blossoming prunus branch under a crescent moon and wispy clouds below a narrow band carved with two foliate scrolls, covered inside and out with a glaze of soft olive-green tone pooling in the bottom around the small circular... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2018

Qingbai porcelain Bodhisattva Guanyin, China, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th–14th century

Qingbai porcelain Bodhisattva Guanyin, China, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th–14th century. Height: 5 1/2 inches, 14 cm. Width: 3 1/8 inches, 8 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art A qingbai porcelain Guanyin seated in a rocky, cave-like shrine in the pose of royal ease, the group supported on a concave platform. The Guanyin is dressed in layered long robes and wears an elaborate, crown-like headdress. Her left hand is covered by the pleated robe, whilst her right elbow rests on her right knee, so as to reveal... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2018

A large Longquan celadon vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 714. A large Longquan celadon vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 20 ¾ in. (52.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  The vase is sprig-molded and applied with meandering stems bearing peony blossoms between a band of carved upright leaves on the lower body and three foliate sprays on the neck, and is covered overall with a thick glaze of sea-green tone. Note: A similar Longquan celadon molded vase, also with reduced, metal-bound rim, but... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2017

A 'Ganzhou' 'rice mesure' jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 307. A 'Ganzhou' 'rice mesure' jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty. w. 10 cm, 3 7/8  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. with rounded sides rising from a flat base to a constricted neck and rolled rim, the interior of the vessel and outer rim glazed russet, the unglazed exterior fired to a rich reddish-brown colour and decorated with a meticulous combed design in the form of concentric arcs, all below a band of thick pearly glazed studs encircling the neck. ... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2017

A painted Jizhou meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century

Lot 1143. A painted Jizhou meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century; 7 ¾ in. (19.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The meiping is painted in brown on a white slip with a bird perched on a flowering branch on one side, the reverse with a large banana tree emerging from behind a jagged rock, with butterflies between, all with incised details, and under a clear glaze. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co.,... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2017

A small painted Jizhou vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century

Lot 1140. A small painted Jizhou vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century; 5 ¼ in. (13.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is painted in dark brown slip on the white slip on each side of the body with a quaterfoil panel enclosing a leaping deer, reserved on a ground of foliate scrolls below horizontal bands on the short neck, all under a clear glaze stopping neatly above the ring foot exposing the biscuit body. ... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2017

A Chinese Longquan celadon bowl with foliate rim, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 168. A Chinese Longquan celadon bowl with foliate rim, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty. H: 2 7/8 in., 7.4cm; D: 8 1/8 in., 20.6cm. Estimate $1,500-2,500. Sold for $6,250. © Freeman’s Provenance: Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord and Pamela Watkins. Acquired from KenSoon Asiatic Art Pte Ltd., Singapore, May 6, 2010. ASIAN ARTS, 9 SEPTEMBER 2017
07 septembre 2017

A rare carved Qingbai archaistic tripod censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1137. A rare carved Qingbai archaistic tripod censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century, 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 21,250 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The censer is raised on three ribbed legs surmounted by animal masks, and carved with archaistic motifs reserved on combed bands on the sides and neck below a pair of angular bail handles that rise from the everted rim, and is covered inside and out with a pale blue glaze, except for a... [Lire la suite]
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