22 octobre 2020

An apple-green crackled glazed bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3642. An apple-green crackled glazed bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 16.9 cm, 6 ⅝ in. Estimate 70,000 - 90,000 HKD. Lot sold 163,800 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the exterior and base decorated with a translucent crackled apple-green glaze, the interior also with crackles, the footring applied with a brown wash, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Frank Partridge and Sons Ltd, London. Exibited: International Exhibition of Chinese Art, Royal Academy of Arts, London,... [Lire la suite]

03 octobre 2020

A Buncheong stoneware bottle, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 16th century

Lot 1047. A fine iron-decorated porcelain moon flask, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 17th-18th century; 10 7/8in (27.5cm) wide. Estimate US$ 7,000-9,000. Sold for US$  6,950 (€ 5,924). Courtesy Bonhams Modeled in the form of a rice bale with an upright neck and everted rim covered in white slip and incised on both ends with concentric lines, decorated in brown iron oxide with shaped panels of fish, the base of the neck encircled with a lotus flower, set on an oval foot ring, all covered in a clear... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2020

A Kashan lustre pottery bottle, Persia, late 12th Century

Lot 68. A Kashan lustre pottery bottle, Persia, late 12th Century; 35.5 cm. high. Estimate: £ 2,000 - 4,000 (€ 2,200 - 4,300). Courtesy Bonhams. of piriform on a splayed foot, the long cylindrical neck with two raised band terminating in a long flaring scalloped rim, decorated in a brownish-gold lustre with frieze of large seated figures interspersed by an oil lamp, a ewer and a plate of food, a band of inscription below, the neck and shoulder with vegetal interlace and floral motifs.  ... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2020

A Safavid soft-paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century

  Lot 49. A Safavid soft-paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century; 15 ¾in. (39.9cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,768 - USD 6,280). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  Of flattened drop-shape rising from a short trumpet foot to a long tapering neck, decorated on both sides with a white vase with a floral bouquet, the neck with later Qajar brass mount and stopper engraved with scrolling vine around figural cartouches, the base with remnants of two labels and... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2020

A wheel-cut blue glass bottle, North-East Iran, 9th-10th century

  Lot 69. A wheel-cut blue glass bottle, North-East Iran, 9th-10th century; 3in. (7.8cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500. Price realised GBP 5,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of rounded form with short slightly flaring facetted neck, the body with rows of wheel-cut roundels, the shoulder marked with a carved line, iridescence, intact. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, London, 5 October 2010
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08 janvier 2020

A white glazed moulded pottery bottle, Kashan, Seljuk Iran, 12th century

Lot 91. A white glazed moulded pottery bottle, Kashan, Seljuk Iran, 12th century; 9 3/8in. (23.6cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of bulbous form rising from short flat foot to long tapering neck, with flaring mouth, the decoration with two large galloping winged horses between vine scrolls, the base decorated with radiating petals, the neck with a moulded ring, slightly iridescent, areas of restoration. ... [Lire la suite]
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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]