18 juillet 2017

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]

04 décembre 2016

Longquan pot, Probably Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 2003. Longquan pot, Probably Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 14th-15th century. Estimate: 800 - 1,200 EUR (851 - 1,277 USD). Photo Van Ham. Nearly white, heavy stoneware body with celadon green glaze. Bulbous pot with nearly straight neck on a high foot. Lip unglazed. The neck decorated with the Eight Immortals modeled in biscuit relief. Bottom inside and inside the foot ring stepped. Height 21.5cm, width 20.5cm. Condition A. Van Ham. Asian Art, Auction 384 (08/12/2016) 
21 novembre 2016

A rare Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 3132. A rare Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368): 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 64,776 - USD 103,642). Price realised HKD 1,187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The compressed body is moulded with three narrow flanges each above a slightly splayed, conical leg with animal mask, surmounted by a cylindrical neck rising to the flat, everted rim. The censer is covered overall with a soft green glaze of even tone ending at the bottom of... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2016

A small Longquan celadon bottle vase, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 127. A small Longquan celadon bottle vase, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-14th century. Estimate HKD 160,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 20,721 - USD 25,902). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase with a slightly compressed body is covered overall with an even glaze of pale bluish-green tone with the exception of the foot ring. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong  
30 août 2016

A rare molded Qingbai octagonal vase, meiping, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 728. A rare molded Qingbai octagonal vase, meiping, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368);6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is well potted with eight facets rising from a tapered foot and surmounted by a cylindrical, flared neck. Each facet is molded with a smaller cartouche enclosing a floral spray below a key-fret band, above a larger cartouche with undulating floral scroll. It is covered... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2016

A rare small Jizhou painted stoneware pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 1313. A rare small Jizhou painted stoneware pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is painted in brown on a white slip with a design of waves, and on the neck with bands of key fret and foliate scroll below a rolled mouth rim, all under a clear glaze. 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) high. Provenance: Blitz Antiek en Kunsthandel, Amsterdam. Note: A vase with similar wave design was sold at Christie's New... [Lire la suite]

18 août 2016

A brown-splashed Qingbai toad-form water dropper, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 111. A brown-splashed Qingbai toad-form water dropper, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the vessel skillfully molded in the form of a crouching toad with head raised, the body finely detailed with bumps and vertical bands, with a strap handle applied to the back and short curved spout issuing from the chest, covered overall with a pale bluish glaze, stopping unevenly above the unglazed base, and detailed with irregular brown iron-oxide... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

A rare resist-decorated 'Jizhou' 'Phoenix' meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 109. A rare resist-decorated 'Jizhou' 'Phoenix' meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty; Height 11 3/4  in., 29 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's the gently flaring body rising from a slightly spreading foot to the rounded shoulder and narrow waisted neck with lipped rim, finely resist-decorated around the exterior with two pairs of confronted phoenix, the male bird to the left descending and the female to the right ascending, each pair divided by swirling cloud scrolls,... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2016

Bol en grès Jun, Dynastie Song du Sud - Dynastie Yuan

Lot 13. Bol en grès Jun, Dynastie Song du Sud - Dynastie Yuan. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's les côtés profonds se prolongeant en des bords légèrements incurvés, entièrement recouvert d’une belle glaçure bleu ciel laiteux s’arrêtant irrégulièrement juste au-dessus du pied, la glaçure s’amincissant au bord prenant une couleur beige clair. Diam. 19,5 cm; 7 3/4  in. A 'JUN' BOWL, SOUTHERN SONG-YUAN DYNASTY Provenance: Collection of William Kenneth... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2016

Bol en grès Longquan, Dynastie des Song du Sud - Dynastie Yuan

Lot 12. Bol en grès Longquan, Dynastie des Song du Sud - Dynastie Yuan. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's le corps arrondi reposant sur un petit pied droit, l’intérieur incisé de deux fleurs de lotus, l’extérieur imitant les feuilles de lotus, recouvert d’une belle glaçure vert olive couvrant les bords. Diam. 20,5 cm; 8 1/8  in. A LONGQUAN CELADON 'LOTUS' BOWL, SOUTHERN SONG-YUAN DYNASTY Provenance: Collection of William Kenneth Slatcher C.V.O. (1926-1997), High... [Lire la suite]