28 juin 2016

A fine and rare Longquan celadon vase with molded decoration, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 9345. A fine and rare Longquan celadon vase with molded decoration, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo Bonhams. Thickly formed and molded in raised relief with horizontal string bands beneath the flared rim and opposing flowering branches rising from further string bands at the base of the tall neck, a graceful flower and leaf scroll band and raised lotus petals surrounding the body of inverted pear form resting on a wedged foot with shallowly recessed base, the... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2016

Rare coupe à pied en porcelaine bleu blanc, Dynastie Yuan

Lot 15. Rare coupe à pied en porcelaine bleu blanc, Dynastie Yuan. Estimation 15,000 — 20,000 €. Photo Sotheby's les bords évasés, l’intérieur librement peint de petites fleurs de lotus dans un médaillon, les bords décorés d’une frise d’arabesques, l’extérieur orné de branches de prunus en fleur et d’un croissant de lune, l’ensemble reposant sur un haut pied conique, accidentsDiam. 9,5 cm; 3 3/4  in. A rare blue and white stem cup, Yuan dynasty Provenance: Collection of William... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2016

Artworks fit for kings make their North American debut at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Meat-shaped stone. Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Stone: jasper; stand: gold. National Palace Museum, Taipei, Guza 000178 Lü-413. Photograph © National Palace Museum, Taipei. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The centerpiece of the Asian Art Museum’s 50th anniversary year, Emperors’ Treasures : Chinese Art f rom the National Palace Museum, Taipei , presents nearly 150 imperial masterworks, many of which are making their North American debut. Visitors will discover a trove of exquisite paintings, ceramics, jades and more from one of the... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2016

A Longquan celadon 'qilin' screen table, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 814. A Longquan celadon 'qilin' screen table, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form, one side carved with a qilin gazing at the moon within a recessed panel, the reverse freely incised with a mountainous landscape and two moulded cylindrical tubes beside the spandrels, all raised on a stepped base, covered in an olive-green glaze, the unglazed base burnt red in the firing; 18 cm, 7 1/8 in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2016

A white-glazed square dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 736. A white-glazed square dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. of square form with a lobed everted rim, moulded to the interior with an archaic coin medallion enclosing floral sprays, and further foliate scrolls on the interior walls; width 15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016
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12 juin 2016

A blue and white 'chrysanthemum' waterpot and a underglaze-red ewer, Yuan dynasty

Lot 686. A blue and white 'chrysanthemum' waterpot and a underglaze-red ewer, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the first of cubical form with tapering shoulders set with two small scrolling lugs, decorated on each side with a foliate chrysanthemum; the ewer of flattened globular form decorated in underglaze red with a 'flaming pearl' on each side; 6.7 cm, 2 5/8  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 02 Jun 2016

10 juin 2016

A small 'Longquan celadon tripod incense burner, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 661. A small 'Longquan celadon tripod incense burner, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the cylindrical body resting on three short tapered and slightly lobed feet, the body bordered with two double-line bands, covered overall save for the centre of the base with a translucent sea-green glaze with a fine network of crackles, wood cover; width 7.5 cm, 2 7/8  in. Sotheby's .Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 02 Jun 2016
10 juin 2016

A Longquan celadon 'tobi seiji' spotted bottle vase, Yuan dynasty

Lot 639. A Longquan celadon 'tobi seiji' spotted bottle vase, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the well-potted ovoid body resting on a tapered foot and sweeping to a tall neck, covered in a sea-green ‘tobi seiji’ glaze with irregular dark-brown splashes, the neatly knife-pared footring burnt orange; 16.3 cm, 6 3/8  in. Note: Pear-shaped vases with a long tapering neck are more commonly known without the iron-oxide spots, such as a vase in the... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2016

A small blue and white ewer and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3312. A small blue and white ewer and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate HK$150,000 – HK$200,000 ($19,401 - $25,867). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The body is potted with six vertical lobes that rises to just below the base of the shoulder and decorated with a band of floral scroll above keyfret, the top edge of the shoulder with a raised plain band below a tall neck with upright leaves and lipped mouth rim, all flanked by an arched strap handle surmounted by a small loop and a slender curved spout.... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2016

A rare Qingbai 'phoenix' ewer and cover, Yuan dynasty

Lot 230. A rare Qingbai 'phoenix' ewer and cover, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,108 - 7,663 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a flaring neck with rolled rim, set to one side with a dragon loop handle and to the other with a delicately curved spout issuing from the mouth of a dragon and supported by an S-shaped strut, slip decorated around the body with bands of lotus lappets, phoenix in flight, flowers and chevrons and covered overall in a... [Lire la suite]
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