12 novembre 2019

A Ge shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 2928. A Ge shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 177,039 - USD 102,718). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.   The dish is potted with shallow sides rising to a metal-bound rim from a short ring foot, the centre of the interior slightly sunken, covered inside and out with a beige glaze suffused with dark grey and light brown crackles, with the exception of the biscuit foot revealing the buff... [Lire la suite]

03 septembre 2019

A pair of relief-decorated Qingbai 'prunus' meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 774. A pair of relief-decorated Qingbai 'prunus' meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368). Height 8 1/8  in., 20.6 cm. Estimate USD 30,000 — 50,000. © Sotheby's. each set over a slightly flaring foot and swelling to a generously rounded shoulder and short, conical neck, the shoulder applied with long prunus branches extending around the body and studded with small globular buds and sprig-molded blossoms, the opposite side of the shoulder applied with a crescent moon accented... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2019

An incised celadon-glazed bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 726. An incised celadon-glazed bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368). Diameter 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Lot Sold 6,875 USD. © Sotheby's. stoutly potted, the deep rounded sides rising to a gently everted rim, the interior freely carved with a wide frieze comprised of five stylized upright petals, each enclosing foliate scrollwork, all centered by an auspicious four-character mark Jinyumantang within a single-line square, covered overall in a pale bluish-green glaze.... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2019

A rare large Qingbai chrysanthemum-shaped box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 1039. A rare large Qingbai chrysanthemum-shaped box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 4 7/8 in. (12.23 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The box and cover are each molded with chrysanthemum petals on the sides, and are covered inside and out with a transparent glaze of pale bluish-white tone with the exception of the base, exposing the fine white ware; Japanese wood box. Property from the Linyushanren Collection. Christie's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2019

A very rare large Longquan celadon barrel-form jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 1047. A very rare large Longquan celadon barrel-form jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 9 ½ in. (23.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 300,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The jar is decorated in relief on the exterior with a continuous peony scroll interrupted by a pair of animal-masks suspending rings, between rows of small bosses applied to the raised bands above and below. It is covered overall with a glaze of soft sea-green color that thins on the... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A rare Qingbai 'willow basket' , Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 1006. A rare Qingbai 'willow basket' , Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diam. Estimate 8,000 - USD 12,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The exterior is finely incised with parallel lines forming concentric semi-circles on two sides. A row of iron-spot bosses encircles the shoulder between two incised lines. The jar is covered inside and out with a glaze of even pale blue color that ends in an irregular line around the unglazed, flat base which has burnt pale orange in the... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2019

A Ganzhou 'willow basket' jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 1005. A Ganzhou 'willow basket' jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) diam. Estimate 4,000 - USD 6,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The unglazed exterior is finely combed with parallel lines forming concentric semicircles on two sides and, at their longest, continuing under and across the small flat base. There is a combed band encircling the neck above a row of pointed bosses of white glaze. The rolled rim and interior are covered with a white glaze.  Property from a... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2019

A Longquan celadon ‘dragon’ jar and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 3101. A Longquan celadon ‘dragon’ jar and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) overall height. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 137,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The body is decorated with an applied dragon chasing after a flaming pearl, above a band of upright petals. The cover is surmounted by a bird-form finial. Both are covered with an unctuous crackled glaze of soft sea-green colour, the rims unglazed revealing the buff body.. ... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 613. A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368). Height 10 3/8  in., 26.3 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the petal-lobed sides rising elegantly to the flaring trumpet neck with bracket-lobed mouth simulating a morning glory blossom, flanked by a pair of hook handles suspending fixed rings, all under a sea-green glaze thinning at the ribs.  Note: A Longquan celadon vase attributed to the Song /... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A very rare and magnificent Ge foliate dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 867. A very rare and magnificent Ge foliate dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368). Diameter 14 cm. Estimated price €200.000 - €250.000. Result: €1.100.000. © Lempertz. With flaring sides rising to a notched rim divided into six lobes, on a recessed base, covered overall with a lustrous glaze of pale and creamy grayish-green tone suffused with a wide network of crackles stained black (tiexian, iron-wire) and a very slight crackle stained golden brown (jinsi, golden thread) below the rim.... [Lire la suite]