23 août 2017

Marchant's Rare Longquan Celadons from the 14th and Early 15th Century at Christie's New York, 14 September 2017

The current sale includes a particularly interesting group of Yuan and early Ming celadon wares from the Longquan kilns, which includes some pieces which are extremely rare. Yuan and early Ming Longquan celadons have come to prominence in recent years due to new research, the important exhibition of Ming dynasty Longquan celadon wares, Bilu – Mingdai Longquanyao qingci 碧綠—明代龍泉窯 青瓷 (Green – Longquan Celadons of the Ming), at the National Palace Museum, Taipei in 2009, and the sale of a small number of important pieces in major... [Lire la suite]

05 juillet 2017

A massive Chinese Longquan celadon dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 58. A massive Chinese Longquan celadon dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000. Hammer Price £ 10,000. Courtesy Woolley & Wallis Robustly potted, the centre crisply incised with two flowering peony stems and leaves encircled by a wide band of flowerheads and scrolling foliage, paper label for Bluett & Sons with stock no.3191, London, 46cm. Provenance: Sotheby's, 30th June 1937, lot 130, purchased by Bluett's for £11:10, and later sold to the London-based collector E M B... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2017

A rare Chinese imperial junyao numbered 'narcissus' bowl, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 56. A rare Chinese imperial junyao numbered 'narcissus' bowl, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty. Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000. Hammer Price £ 30,000. Courtesy Woolley & Wallis The body heavily potted, moulded to the exterior beneath the lipped rim with a band containing twenty-one raised 'nail head' studs, with another row to the base above three short ruyi-shaped feet, decorated with a finely mottled pale blue and greyish-purple glaze, the base incised er (two), 25cm. Provenance: the collection of... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2017

A very rare gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel 'treasures' incense burner, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty

Lot 102. A very rare gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel 'treasures' incense burner, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty, 9.5cm (3 3/4in) diam. (3). Estimate HK$600,000 - 700,000 (US$77,000 - 90,000). Sold for HK$ 725,000 (€83,192). Photo: Bonhams. Of cylindrical form with gently tapering sides, raised on three ruyi-shaped feet, the exterior colourfully enamelled with two tiers of lotus blossoms, each enclosing one of the 'Various Treasures', zabao, borne on undulating leafy stems in vivid tones of... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2017

A carved ‘Longquan’ celadon-glazed vase, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 561. A carved ‘Longquan’ celadon-glazed vase, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 28.8 cm, 11 3/8  in. Estimate 35,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 43,750 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. carved to the body with lotus blossoms borne on undulating foliate scrolls, the neck with upright plantain leaves, covered overall save for the footring with an olive-green glaze Provenance: Collection of Vicomt Tsuchiya, by repute. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
16 juin 2017

A Longquan celadon baluster jar carved with the Eight Immortals, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 333. A Longquan celadon baluster jar carved with the Eight Immortals, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, diameter 27 cm. Later added is bronze. Estimate CHF 18,000 / 25,000 (€ 16 670/23 150). Sold for CHF 18 000 (hammer price). © Koller Zurich From the Longquan ovens. Under the typical celadon glaze cut decor of the Eight Immortals on rocky ground, between flowers and clouds. The lower third of the outer wall is occupied by a dense lotus leaf rim. Later gilded bronze... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2017

Andrew Kahane, Ltd. (New York, NY) at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Northern Black Glazed Russet Splashed Pear-Shaped Vase, Yuhuchunping, Cizhou type, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th–early 13th century, 13 inches (32.8 cm.) high © Andrew Kahane, Ltd. A Turquoise Glazed Tapering Baluster Vase, China, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty, 14th century, Cizhou type. Height: 11.3 inches (28.6 cm) © Andrew Kahane, Ltd. A 'Tea-Dust' Glazed Bottle Vase With Birds in Flight, China, Jin Dynasty, late 12th-early 13th century, Cizhou type, Height: 8... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2016

A lobed Longquan celadon carved 'lotus' dish, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 658. A lobed Longquan celadon carved 'lotus' dish, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the lobed vessel with sides divided into twelve bracket foliations, the interior carved with a medallion enclosing a lotus bloom borne on a curling stem, surrounded by further blooms on the cavetto and repeated on the exterior, covered all over save for the unglazed footring with a celadon-green glaze; 39.5 cm, 15 1/2 in. Sotheby's .Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2016

A celadon glazed longquan stemcup with lotos decoration, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

  Lot 732. A Longquan celadon glazed stemcup with lotos decoration, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. Estimate 1500/2000 €. Photo Nagel H. 12,8 cm. Very short hairline to mouth rim Property from an old German private collection, assembled between 1965 and 1990 in the Munich art trade  Nagel Auctions. "Asiatische Kunst", Sale 736, 06.05.2016
25 avril 2016

A Junyao jar with two handles, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 730. A Junyao jar with two handles, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. Estimate 900/1200 €. Photo Nagel D. 14,7 cm - Fine glaze hairlines  Property from an old South German private collection, assembled between 1970 and 1995  Nagel Auctions. "Asiatische Kunst", Sale 736, 06.05.2016