21 février 2019

Dr. Peter M. Greiner (1940-2013) Collection of Chinese Ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 18 - 19 September 2014

Lot 784. A rare Yueyao carved dish, 10th century; 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The shallow dish is carved on the interior with a large flower head with overlapping petals, and is covered allover with a glaze of olive color that continues over the wedge-shaped foot to cover the base. Provenance: The Collection of the late Mrs. A. Kok-Viersen, sold by order of J.A.Witte, Esq., 28 May 1974, lot 49Dr. Peter M. Greiner... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2018

A Yueyao stoneware vase, Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE)

Lot 8040. A Yueyao stoneware vase, Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE); 12 5/8in (32cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,800 (€ 970 - 1,500). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Potted with an ovoid body surmounted by a cylindrical neck with a flared rim, flanked on the shoulder by two loop handles with applied decoration, the base of the neck impressed with a wave band, the shoulders decorated with raised bowstring bands and incised waves, the top half and inside of the mouth covered with an olive-green glaze, the lower half and the... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2017

A Yueyao chicken head ewer, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)

Lot 403. A Yueyao chicken head ewer, Western Jin dynasty (265-316). H. 21,5 cm. Estimate 2.000/3.000 €. Lot sold 1.000 €. Courtesy Nagel of globular form with a short cylindrical neck rising to a cupped mouth, set with a chicken head spout with an open beak opposite a plain round handle rising from the shoulder to the mouthrim, and set with two small loops, the surface of the vessel punched with small florettes, all beneath a pale olive-green glaze with few brown splashes. Minor restorations to mouth... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2017

A selection of ceramics from the Sze Yuan Tang Collection to be sold at Bonhams London, 9 Nov 2017

Photo courtesy Bonhams. A LIFETIME APPRECIATING CHINESE ART During my early childhood in Taiwan, at every Chinese New Year festival I can remember my pretty elder sister would hold my hand and take me and our two brothers to visit my maternal grandparents at their home. As soon as we entered the main room I could see the large three-legged pale-green-glazed tripod dish containing a flower arrangement of pure and elegant narcissus flowers. My grandfather told me that this was a late Ming ‘Longquan celadon’ narcissus dish. At... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A yueyao stoneware jar, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)

Lot 92. A yueyao stoneware jar, Western Jin dynasty (265-316). 4 1/2in (11.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,500 (€1,000 - 1,300). Sold for US$ 1,500 (€1,288). Photo: Bonhams. The broad shoulder encircled with a crosshatch band and applied with two opposing loop handles and two mock taotiemask and ring motifs, the gray-green glaze stopping short of the unglazed base, exposing the gray body with burnt orange patches. Provenance: Alvin Lo Oriental Art, New York, 10 October 2000. ... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2017

A Yueyao globular vase, Western Jin dynasty (265-317) 

Lot 1104. A Yueyao globular vase, Western Jin dynasty (265-317). Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  The globular body raised on a spreading foot and encircled by bands of grooves and rings above three Buddha-form appliques, with a waisted neck and everted mouth with galleried rim, covered with a glaze of greyish-olive color; together with a small Yueyao compressed jar, Western Jin dynasty, impressed with a band of diamond pattern... [Lire la suite]

28 novembre 2015

A rare carved and incised Yue 'peony' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century

Lot 2802. A rare carved and incised Yue 'peony' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century. Estimate HK$ 240,000 – HK$400,000 ($31,113 - $51,854). Unsold. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The domed box is finely carved with a peony sprig in the central medallion, with incised details, and encircled by a band of waves. The box with splayed foot is incised with a band of clouds around the tapering sides. They are covered overall with a greenish-olive glaze, with the exception of the rims burnt reddish... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2015

A yueyao jar and cover, Han Dynasty

A yueyao jar and cover, Han Dynasty. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,200 - 7,000). Photo Bonhams. The globular body finely incised with two bands comprising multiple birds, divided by two raised double lines above a band of combed motifs, the sides flanked by two flat animal mask handles, the domed cover incised with concentric lines, all covered by a thin pale olive green glaze except for the lower portion of the body. 32cm (12 1/1in) high (2). Note: The jar compares closely with a neckless jar in the... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2015

A ‘Yueyao’ brown-splashed jar, Tang dynasty

Lot 5. A ‘Yueyao’ brown-splashed jar, Tang dynasty; 25cm., 9 7/8 in.  Estimate 4,070 - 6,783 EUR. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the compressed globular body rising to a short waisted neck with everted rim, applied to the exterior with a transparent olive-green glaze splashed with broad vertical strokes in brown, the glaze stopping unevenly above the foot, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2. Provenance: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd., Tokyo. Bibliography: Seiichi... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

A ‘Yueyao’ iron-splashed celadon box and cover, Eastern Jin dynasty (317–420)

Lot 4. A ‘Yueyao’ iron-splashed celadon box and cover, Eastern Jin dynasty (317–420);  20cm., 7 7/8 in.  Estimate 4,070 - 6,783 EUR. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's of circular form, the gently domed cover incised with concentric rings and surmounted by a floral knop, the exterior covered in a translucent olive-green glaze splashed with iron-brown spots, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 3. Exhibition: Chūgoku meitou hyakusen ten [Chinese ceramics. A... [Lire la suite]