28 octobre 2019

A rare Guan-type jardinière, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 18. A rare Guan-type jardinière, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 5 ¾ in. (14.1 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,280 - USD 15,420). Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The jardinière is elegantly potted with sides rising from four foliate-form feet towards an everted mouth rim. The body is covered overall with a pale brownish-grey glaze suffused with a network of black and russet crackles. Note: Compare the present lot to a Guan vessel... [Lire la suite]

28 octobre 2019

A small Jun tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

  Lot 14. A small Jun tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,280 - USD 15,420). Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vessel is supported on three feet, the rounded body rising to a waisted neck and everted rim. It is covered all over in a glaze of lavender-blue tones that thins at the rim to reveal the mushroom body. It has a later Japanese reticulated white metal cover, with Japanese... [Lire la suite]
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28 octobre 2019

A small Jun 'bubble' bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 13. A small Jun 'bubble' bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,710 - USD 12,850). Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is supported on a short ring foot. It is covered with a smooth glaze of sky-blue tone, thinning to mushroom on the rim and stopping just above the foot. The base is also covered with the same sky-blue glaze. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 5 November... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2019

A 'Guan'-type bottle vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644

Lot 730. A 'Guan'-type bottle vase, Yuan-Ming dynasty . Height 9 7/8  in., 25. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 8,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall cylindrical neck with lipped rim, covered overall with a pale beige glaze suffused with a matrix of golden crackles. Provenance: Collection of Russell M. Tyson (1867-1963).Bequest to the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, in 1964 (acc. no. 1964.1077). ... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2019

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1044. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019.  The deep sides are raised on three cabriole legs and carved in relief with the Eight Trigrams, bagua, between raised bands. The exterior is covered with a glaze of sea-green color that continues over the rim into the partially glazed interior, and over the lower edge onto the base around an unglazed circle in the... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2019

A large purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 701. A large purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Diameter 7 1/4 in., 18 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 4,375 USD. © Sotheby's. the steep, flaring sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, covered overall with a lustrous sky-blue glaze transmuting to pale lavender tones, the interior with a single crimson-tinged purple splash, the glaze thinning to a dark variegated brown at the rim and stopping neatly above the base revealing the buff-orange body. ... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2019

A pair of small molded Longquan celadon pear-shaped vases,Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 702. A pair of small molded Longquan celadon pear-shaped vases,Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 5 7/8 in. (14.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each vase is molded with peony scroll within ruyi-shaped panels on the body and flanked by a pair of applied fixed-ring handles at the neck and shoulder below the flaring mouth. Each vase is covered overall with an olive-green glaze. Provenance: Russell Tyson (1867-1963)... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2019

An unusual pale greenish-grey jade stem bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1218. An unusual pale greenish-grey jade stem bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 4 in. (10 cm.) high.Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The bowl has deep, rounded sides flaring to a slightly everted rim, and is raised on a spreading stem foot, which is incised with two parallel lines at the top, and a single line above the foot. The semi-translucent stone is of greenish-grey color with some darker inclusions. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2019

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 319. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Height 5 3/4  in., 14.6 cm; Width 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 17,500 USD. © Sotheby's the thickly potted globular body supported on three cabriole-shaped legs and surmounted by a short upright neck with everted rim applied on the shoulders with D-shaped loop handles, covered overall with a thick green glaze, the base pierced with a circular aperture and encircled by a... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2019

A rare Longquan drum-shaped vessel, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 2920. A rare Longquan drum-shaped vessel, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 450,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The vase is potted in the form of a drum, with a waisted mid-section between the bulging top and bottom each decorated with a band of applied ‘drum-nails’. It is covered overall with a thick glaze of deep sea-green tone, the exterior embellished with several splashes of iron-brown. The... [Lire la suite]