09 mars 2019

A Buncheong slip-decorated stoneware bottle, Joseon Dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 353. A Buncheong slip-decorated stoneware bottle Joseon Dynasty, 15th-16th century; 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Of ovoid form rising from a short circular foot to the cylindrical neck, decorated with white slip and incised on one side with a toad on a leaf and on the opposite side with a stylized large flower. Christie's. Japanese and Korean Art, New York, 19 March 2019
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16 février 2019

A Cizhou-type russet-decorated blackish-brown-glazed bottle,xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty, 13th century

Lot 757. A Cizhou-type russet-decorated blackish-brown-glazed bottle, xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty, 13th century; 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate $4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized $15,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The broad ovoid bottle is covered with a blackish-brown glaze and is freely painted in russet with a leafy chrysanthemum spray. The bottom of the foot is unglazed, Japanese double wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. ... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

Bottle, Egypt?, end of 9th-beginning of 10th century

Bottle, blue-green glass with luster decoration. Modern neck, Egypt?, end of 9th-beginning of 10th century, H: 13.5 cm, Inv. no. 1/1985. © The David Collection, Copenhagen. The luster technique was probably discovered by Egyptian glassmakers as early as the 4th century, but in the 8th-12th century, it experienced a renaissance in Egypt and Syria. In this technique, a decoration of metal oxides is painted on the ready-blown glass, which after firing has taken on an indiscernible metallic layer: luster. By using different... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2018

A Dutch amethyst-tinted glass bottle, late 17th-early 18th century

Lot 201. A Dutch amethyst-tinted glass bottle, late 17th-early 18th century; 23cm., 9in. high. Estimate 7,000 — 1,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of globe and shaft form, applied with eight vertical trails and a single ring collar on the tall neck, a small kick-up underneath the base, with metal-mount to rim and mounted-cork stopper. Property from the Joseph M. Morpurgo Collection. Note: A clear glass bottle of similar form is published by Pieter C. Ritsema van Eck, Glass in the... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2017

A good blue-green Beijing glass bottle, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

  Lot 531. A good blue-green Beijing glass bottle, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795). H. 17 cm. Estimate 2.000/3. 000 €. Lot sold 2.000 €. Courtesy Nagel Tiny polished chip to stand. Provenance: From the collection of a member of the Family Baron von Goldschmidt-Rothschild, formerly Palais Grüneburg, Frankfurt on the Main. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 06.12.2017
15 décembre 2017

A polychrome enameled bottle, bình Tỳ Bà, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century, the enamels possibly added later

Lot 870. A polychrome enameled bottle, bình Tỳ Bà, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century, the enamels possibly added later; 11 1/2in (29.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€5,100 - 6,800). Sold for US$ 3,750 (€3,165). Photo: Bonhams.   The graceful pear shape, intricately painted in iron red outline with successive registers of plantain leaves and composite lotus flowers, large curly-petaled peony blossoms attached to scrolling leafy tendrils and wave-filled reserves above jeweled... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2017

An iron brown-decorated bottle, bình Tỳ Bà, Trần-Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 863. An iron brown-decorated bottle, bình Tỳ Bà, Trần-Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century; 11 1/2in (29cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,400 - 5,100). Sold for US$ 2,500 (€2,110). Photo: Bonhams. Of pear form with a pale greenish tinge to the glaze layer, the flared neck painted with flaming pearls on the interior and plantain leaves on the exterior above more flaming pearls filling four lappets on the shoulder, the body inscribed with four Han-Nom characters separated by waves above a... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2017

A blue and white bottle, bình Tỳ Bà, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 860. A blue and white bottle, bình Tỳ Bà, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century; 11 1/2in (29cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,700 - 2,500). Sold for US$ 1,250 (€1,055).Photo: Bonhams. Of pear form with a flared rim to the neck, painted in underglaze cobalt with successive bands of plantain leaves, descending jeweled lappets and birds alternating with bamboo above a jeweled lappet band rising along the foot, the foot area unglazed and brown wash applied across the recessed base..   ... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2017

A blue and white bottle, bình Tỳ Bà, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 857. A blue and white bottle, bình Tỳ Bà, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century; 11 5/8in (29.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,700 - 2,500). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. Of pear form with a flared rim, painted with successive bands of plantain leaves, shell-shaped flowers in lotus reserves, alternating leaf sprays and young plants separated by wave diapers and jeweled lappets rising from the foot, the foot area unglazed and the recessed base coated with a reddish brown wash.   ... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2017

A red glass overlay bottle, Incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-95)

Lot 295. A red glass overlay bottle, Incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-95). Height: 27 cm. Estimate 5 000 € / 8 000 €. Courtesy Veritas Art Auctioneers. Snowflake glass ground with a layer of ruby red glass. Carved decoration depicting floral motifs (restored)  Provenance: Christie’s, London 2001 - Chinese Ceramics & Export Ceramics & Works of Art (Lot 105) Antiquités et Œuvres d’Art chez Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa, le 12... [Lire la suite]