24 juillet 2016

A small Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 13. A small Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vessel is potted with deep rounded sides and a flaring mouth rim, supported on a tall foot with concentric bands and covered in a pale olive-green glaze. 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high. A few areas of restoration to the rim, using some composite material which has cracked, and with some associated over painting - overall surface wear to the glaze with a few burst glaze bubbles to the exterior - a... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2016

World's first exhibition on the history and spread of Christian art in Asia on view in Singapore

Clockwise from left: Shrine with a painting of Holy Family with John the Baptist, The Virgin Mary, Candlestick with Christian scenes, Plaque: Virgin and Child crowned by angels, Portrait of Matteo Ricci. SINGAPORE.- The Asian Civilisations Museum is presenting Christianity in Asia: Sacred Art and Visual Splendour, the world’s first exhibition on the history and spread of Christian art in Asia. This is also the ACM’s inaugural special exhibition after an extensive revamp last year. Asia has played a significant... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2016

A Jun-glazed bowl, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 371. A Jun-glazed bowl, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate CHF 1 000 / 1 500 (€ 930 / 1 390). Sold for CHF 12 000. Photo Koller diameter 14.5 cm. Koller. Art Asiatique: Chine, Tibet, Népal - lundi 06 juin 2016, 10h00
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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