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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14 août 2017

Celadon glazed vase with phoenix handles, Longquan Ware, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 13th century

Celadon glazed vase with phoenix handles, Longquan Ware, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 13th century. H. 31.5, mouth D. 11.7, bottom D. 10.7. Gift of Mr. Matsunaga Yasuzaemon, TG2329 © 2004-2017 Tokyo National Museum

07 août 2017

An unusual Qingbai carved bracket-lobed dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1542. An unusual Qingbai carved bracket-lobed dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century, 7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The interior is carved in the center with a lotus stem surrounded by an immortal holding a scepter, a crane, and a tortoise, alternating with stylized clouds, below a foliate scroll border interrupted by the immortal's halo just below the everted, bracket-lobed rim. The... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2017

A Jizhou painted brown-glazed 'Phoenix' bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 1534. A Jizhou painted brown-glazed 'Phoenix' bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century, 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The bowl has rounded sides that rise to a slightly indented rim, and is covered with a dark brown glaze decorated on the interior in overglaze buff with a central flower head encircled by two phoenixes in flight between flower sprigs, which ends in an irregular line on the... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2017

A Longquan celadon carved bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century

Lot 1530. A Longquan celadon carved bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century, 6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The bowl is well potted with deep, rounded conical sides crisply carved on the exterior with a broad band of petals rising from the foot, and is covered overall with a luminous glaze of rich sea-green color, including the interior of the foot and base, box. Provenance: Luen Chai... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2017

A rare small Longquan celadon 'bamboo' vase, xianwenping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 1536. A rare small Longquan celadon 'bamboo' vase, xianwenping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century,  6 ¾ in. (16.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The compressed, spreading body is encircled by three rings, with two more on the shoulder, and the tall neck is encircled by two bow-string bands, in imitation of bamboo, below the wide, galleried mouth with incurved rim, a section of which broke off... [Lire la suite]