13 avril 2022

A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon and phoenix' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 561. A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon and phoenix' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty; Height 7¾ in., 19.7 cm; ormolu stand. Lot sold: 6,930 USD (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from an Important Private Collection. Note: Compare two closely related examples, one from the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, exhibited in Green: Longquan Celadon of the Ming Dynasty, National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2009, cat. no. 154; the other in... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2022

A molded Longquan celadon 'fu shou' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 1105. A molded Longquan celadon 'fu shou' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th century; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 – USD 12,000. © Christie's 2022 The pearshaped vase is molded on either side with a ruyi-shaped panel, one containing the character fu (fortune), the other character shou (long life), below the neck flanked by elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings and the lotus blossom-form mouth. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. ... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2022

A magnificent carved cinnabar lacquer 'hibiscus' dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th century

  Lot 61. A magnificent carved cinnabar lacquer 'hibiscus' dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th century. Diameter 10⅝ in., 27 cm. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 USD. Lot sold: 453,600 USD. © Sothebys.  Provenance: Christie's London, 19th July 1965, lot 151. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. M.4.25. Literature: Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum, Hong Kong, 2011,... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2022

A Shufu-glazed bowl, a Yingqing water vessel and a light turquoise-glazed ewer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 787. A Shufu-glazed bowl, a Yingqing water vessel and a light turquoise-glazed ewer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. D. 13,3/ 8,8, H. 11,8 cm. Sold: €1,500 (Est: €900 - €1,500). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Provenance: Old and important Berlin private collection, no. 372 (Shufu bowl) former collection Eleonore von Erdberg sold 14.6.2003, lot 418 with Klefisch in Cologne, no.160 (water vessel) bought 17.10.1974 from Dr. Werner Schmidt, Berlin, the ewer bought in the Berlin art trade prior 1980. Nagel... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2022

A Longquan celadon moulded dish, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty

Lot 92. A Longquan celadon moulded dish, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty. Diameter 34.5 cm, 13½ in. Lot sold: 1,890GBP (Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 GBP). © Sotheby's 2021 Property from a German Private Collection. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, London, 13 December 2021
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]