17 septembre 2021

A rare two-sided Mother-of-Pearl-Inlaid Black Lacquer 'Palace under moonlight' Rectangular Box and Cover Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 193. A rare two-sided Mother-of-Pearl-Inlaid Black Lacquer 'Palace under moonlight' Rectangular Box and Cover, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 16in (40.6cm) long; 9 7/8in (25.2cm) wide; 3 3/8in (8.6cm) deep, wood box. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 13,000 - 17,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2021 The two-part box and cover delicately decorated to the cover with an extensive palace scene with large storied buildings with balustrades, pathways and gardens dotted with many figures,... [Lire la suite]

14 juillet 2021

A Longquan celadon barbed 'peony' charger, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 5062. A Longquan celadon barbed 'peony' charger, Yuan-early Ming dynasty; 39 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 163,800 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
08 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon 'Floral' jar, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 1067. A Longquan celadon 'Floral' jar, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty; h. 30 cm. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold: 94,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
15 novembre 2020

A small Ge-type brush washer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 183. A small Ge-type brush washer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. Width 5 cm, 2 in. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Lot sold: 88,200 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of quatrelobed form, the gently flaring sides rising from a countersunk base, covered overall including the base with an opaque glaze of soft greyish tone suffused with a matrix of iron-wire crackle and golden threads, thinning at the rim and foot to reveal the dark-brown coloured body underneath. Note: This delightful... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2020

A rare Ge-type mallow-form dish, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty, 13th-15th century

Lot 3267. A rare Ge-type mallow-form dish, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty, 13th-15th century; 5 ¾ in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate $40,000 – $60,000. Price Realized $43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish has gently out-curved sides and subtle ribs on the interior that rise to each notch in the hexalobed, metal band-mounted rim, and is covered overall with a warm, grey glaze suffused with a dense network of black crackle ('iron wire') interspersed with light brown crackle ('golden thread') that falls... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2020

A very rare gilt-bronze figure of Lu Dongbin, Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1635. A very rare gilt-bronze figure of Lu Dongbin, Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty, 13th-14th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 200,000. Price realised USD 182,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Shown seated and dressed in long robes tied at the waist and falling in loose folds to the tops of his shoes with upturned ends, holding a rolled scroll in his left hand and a fan aloft in his right, with a sheathed sword slung over his shoulder, and a small double-gourd... [Lire la suite]

01 décembre 2019

A Rare Blue-Glazed Vase, Meiping, Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty

Lot 296. A Rare Blue-Glazed Vase, Meiping, Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty; 135/8in. (34.6cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 58,750. © Christie's Image Limited The heavily potted body covererd with a rich blue glaze thinning to a paler tone on the short neck and lipped rim and pooling heavily at the foot, the interior of the neck covered with a blue-tinged white glaze, the unglazed base and foot rim burnt pale orange in the firing and covered with a dark brown wash. ... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2019

An iron-spot-decorated Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1046. An iron-spot-decorated Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The pear-shaped body is carved with lotus scroll, above a band of upright petals. The neck is decorated with upright plantain leaves and is flanked by a pair of fish-form handles suspending fixed rings. It is covered overall with a rich sea-green glaze with scattered iron-brown splashes,  Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2019

Yuan dynasty 'Longquan' Celadon Ceramics sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008

Lot 99. A rare 'Longquan' celadon 'hundred rib' jar and cover, guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); height 11 1/2 in., 29.2 cm; diameter 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate USD 40,000 — 50,000. Lot sold USD 79,000. © Sotheby's. beautifully potted, of wide baluster form swelling generously from a short, slightly tapered foot, the gently curved neck supporting the wide undulating cover, its flared rim in the form of a lotus leaf, the domed center featuring a knop in the form of a scrolling stem, accentuated... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

A small gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 398. A small gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 29,800. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The bodhisattva shown seated in a variation of rajalilasana, with right arm resting atop the bent right knee and a pearl held in the right hand while a vase is held in the left, wearing a beaded necklace and bracelets, a shawl that is draped over the shoulders and looped around the arms and... [Lire la suite]