27 mars 2015

A large Cizhou brown-painted 'Calligraphic' meiping, China, Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

A large Cizhou brown-painted 'Calligraphic' meiping, China, Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century. Estimate $7,000 - $9,000. Price Realized $8,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The tall, tapering ovoid body covered with a white slip painted in brown with a horizontal calligraphic panel between two bands fluidly decorated with flowers, all under a clear glaze; 14 ¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high, box The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2015

A large Longquan celadon carved baluster vase, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A large Longquan celadon carved baluster vase, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate $15,000 - $25,000. Price Realized $75,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Carved with lotus scroll on the tall neck, shoulder and body, all above a wide band of narrow upright petals - 24 ¼ in. (61.5 cm.) high; now mounted as a lamp The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: METALWORK, SCULPTURE AND EARLY CERAMICS, 20 March... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

A large saggar containing a Junyao petal-lobed bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A large saggar containing a Junyao petal-lobed bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate $25,000 – $35,000. Price Realized $149,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The saggar contains and is fused to a Jun ware bowl molded with fifteen lobed petals and covered with an intense turquoise blue glaze with purple splashes on the interior that thins to mushroom on the raised ribs and rim, and continues on the exterior to end short of the unglazed foot which extends from an opening in the bottom of the saggar. The saggar: 10 ½... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2015

A fine carved 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' dish, Yuan dynasty

A fine carved 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' dish, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the stoutly-potted curved sides rising from a short tapering foot to a broad everted lipped rim, the interior freely and well-carved with a lotus medallion and encircled in the well by leafy scrolling lotus leaves below a band of hatched and horizontal lines, covered overall in a lustrous and rich bluish-green glaze, the base with an unglazed ring burnt orange in the... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

A small 'Qingbai' jar and cover, Yuan dynasty

A small 'Qingbai' jar and cover, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the compressed globular body encircled by a single raised filet at the mid-section lute line, the fitted cover slightly domed and with a broad foliate rim surmounted by a lotus bud finial, covered overall with pale bluish-white glaze, all resting on a flat unglazed foot (2) - Height 3 in., 7.7 cm Provenance: Bluett & Sons, Ltd., London, 13th July 1979. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2015

A 'Qingbai' waterdropper, Yuan dynasty

A 'Qingbai' waterdropper, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the lobed rounded body rising from a short straight foot, tapering at the shoulders and surmounted by a narrow cylindrical neck, set on the shoulder with a strap handle and a curved spout, the body molded with six petal lappets, covered overall in a transparent glaze with a bluish-green tinge, stopping irregularly at the foot. Height 4 1/8  in., 10.5 cm Property from the Bai Ma Xuan Collection. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]


15 mars 2015

A shufu-type, molded bowl, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A shufu-type, molded bowl, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate USD 2,000 - 3,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The center of the interior molded with a flower head below a band of composite flower scroll, covered inside and out with a glaze of faint blue tone - 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) diameter Property from the Private Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH VOLUME VII: CHINESE WORKS OF ART ONLINE
15 mars 2015

A Qingbai iron-brown-decorated drum-form tripod censer, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A Qingbai iron-brown-decorated drum-form tripod censer, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate USD 1,500 - 2,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Raised on three butterfly-shaped supports, the exterior and rim covered with a pale grey-blue glaze, and the two rows of applied 'nail head' bosses highlighted in iron-brown; 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diameter at rim Property from the Private Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH VOLUME VII: CHINESE WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A large copper-red splashed Junyao bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

 A large copper-red splashed Junyao bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The heavily-potted bowl has deep, rounded sides and is covered inside and out with a glaze of creamy lavender-blue color draining to mushroom on the rim and splashed on the interior with three tapering copper-red streaks shading from mottled red to green above a pooled splash of green color in the center. The glaze on the exterior has smaller splashes and diffuse areas of... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2015

A rare large Qingbai carved vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A rare large Qingbai carved vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The elegantly-potted, high-shouldered vase is crisply carved with a band of four large peony blooms borne on a continuous, meandering leafy stem, between two molded bow-string bands. The tapering lower section is encircled by a band of upright lotus petals, and the shoulder is carved with a band of scrolls below the short, cylindrical neck. The vase is covered in a semi-translucent glaze of... [Lire la suite]
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