27 février 2021

A very rare small Ge censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 853. A very rare small Ge censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) wide across handles. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The censer has a compressed globular body raised on a short foot and is flanked by a pair of stylized fish-form handles, covered overall in a thick greyish-cream glaze with a network of 'iron' crackle suffused with a tighter network of reddish-gold-tone crackle. Provenance: F. C. Harrison (1863-1938)... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2020

A rare large polychrome lacquer circular tray, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 2813. A rare large polychrome lacquer circular tray, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 12.½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The tray is constructed with a countersunk base rising to slightly curved sides with two raised bands, the mouth mounted with a metal rim. The interior is applied with red lacquer, the sides with green lacquer, and the base with brown lacquer, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2020

Two Qingbai vessels, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 3256. Two Qingbai vessels, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 7/8 and 3 ¾ in. (12.4 and 9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized USD 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 One is a dish with upright sides, the interior carved with a foliate sprig; the other is a bowl carved on the interior with a flowering branch. Each is covered with a delicate, pale greenish-blue glaze below the unglazed mouth rim.  Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2020

A rare small Qingbai phoenix-head ewer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 2101. A rare small Qingbai phoenix-head ewer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realized USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The body is carved with eight vertical lobes that rise to a short ribbed neck surmounted by a phoenix head with incised eyes and feathers. Attached to the body is a strap handle and a short curved spout. The ewer is covered overall in a glaze of pale blue tone, wood... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2020

A molded Longquan celadon baluster vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1355. A molded Longquan celadon baluster vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  With rounded midsection decorated in relief with lotus scroll above upright petals and beneath a bow-string band and leafy lotus sprays on the neck that flares slightly towards the reduced, metal-bound rim.  Provenance: Roland Moore, New York.Herbert D. Robbins,... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2020

A very rare Geyao octagonal archaistic hu-form vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century

Lot 1311. A very rare Geyao octagonal archaistic hu-form vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century; 5¾ in. (14.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 104,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.   Made in imitation of a Shang dynasty bronze and of octagonal form raised on a tall foot of conforming shape, the tapered neck flanked by a pair of lug handles, covered all over and on the base in a pale creamy glaze suffused with a... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2020

A Longquan celadon relief-decorated tripod censer, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1983. A Longquan celadon relief-decorated tripod censer, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th century ; 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 860,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. The deep upright sides raised on three cabriole legs and decorated around the sides in relief with a continuous lotus scroll bearing four blossoms on the leafy, tendril-like stem, the exterior covered with a glaze of sea-green tone that continues over the... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 1175. A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 5½ in. (14 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The dish has shallow rounded sides that flare widely from the flat, unglazed base to the everted rim, and is covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of dark reddish-brown color decorated on the interior with splashes of golden amber color. Provenance: Raymond A. Bidwell... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2020

A rare brown lacquer petal-lobed box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1470. A rare brown lacquer petal-lobed box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 6¼ in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The cover has a flat top surrounded by thirteen rounded lobes that curve downwards to the upright sides, and the box is of similar shape and raised a thin foot of corresponding outline. The exterior is covered in reddish-brown lacquer, and the interior with an olive-brown lacquer, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2019

A celadon pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, possibly Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1274. A celadon pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, possibly Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The teardrop-shaped body tapers to the somewhat waisted neck which flares at the rim. The vase is covered overall with a crackle-suffused glaze of soft bluish-green color that shades in large areas to pale brown.. Provenance: Fong Chow (1923-2012) Collection,... [Lire la suite]