15 août 2018

An iron-red-decorated blue and white bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1655. An iron-red-decorated blue and white bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 5 in. (12.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 338,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With shallow rounded sides rising from a small circular foot, the exterior painted in iron red with eight five-clawed dragons leaping above a band of underglaze blue wind-tossed waves, with a roundel of a similar dragons on the convex center... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2018

A fine anhua-decorated white bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3614. A fine anhua-decorated white bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 10.8 cm., 4 1/4  in. Estimate 220,000 — 280,000 HKD. Lot sold 812,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby’s delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted mouthrim, decorated around the sides in anhua with a stylised leafy lotus scroll issuing large lotus blossoms and further floral blooms, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark. ... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2018

Bowl, Iran or Iraq, 6th-7th century

Bowl, thick, colorless glass, facet-cut, Iran or Iraq; 6th-7th century. H: 8.3; Diam: 11.5 cm, Inv. no. 6/1969. © The David Collection.   The form and facet-cut decoration of this bowl are characteristic of Sasanian glass. It is covered entirely by a pattern of hexagonal, slightly concave facets that were cut on a grinding wheel. The form of the facets varies slightly so that the pattern can continue uninterrupted from top to bottom. This type of “honeycomb” decoration was adopted by the early Islamic glassmakers,... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2018

A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 106. A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 7 1/8  in., 18.1 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,250 USD. Photo Sotheby’s of conical form, the interior covered overall with a lustrous black glaze splashed with russet-brown draining towards the center, thinning to a brown color at the rim and above the unglazed foot.  Provenance: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 11th May 1983, lot 73.Rare Art, Inc., New York. Exhibited: Phoenix Art Museum,... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2018

A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 101. A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 3 1/2  in., 8.9 cm. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 17,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from the knife-pared foot to the finger-grooved rim, covered with a lustrous black glaze liberally splashed on the interior and exterior with russet, foot dressed with a thin brown slip. Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 16 sept. 2014 ... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2018

A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 102. A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 3 5/8  in., 9.1 cm Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's the flaring sides with a slightly incurved rim, covered with a black glaze and splashed with russet on the interior and exterior, above the knife pared foot applied with a thin coat of brown slip. Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 16 sept. 2014

27 juillet 2018

A large Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 5. A large Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 3,000 - 5,000. Price Realised: USD 3250.00 . © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The thickly potted bowl is carved in the center with a diaper pattern below a wave design in the well, and the exterior is carved with floral scroll.  Christie's. The Art of China: New York Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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24 juillet 2018

A small Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 206. A small Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam. Estimate : GBP 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: GBP 9375.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The bowl is covered overall with a milky lavender glaze, with a reddish purple splash to one side of the interior. The glaze stops in an irregular line above the foot revealing the brown body.  Provenance: Private English Collection, acquired prior to 1970. Christie’s. The Art of China: London Summer... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2018

A fine yellow-ground famille-rose bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

  Lot 2062. A fine yellow-ground famille-rose bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 18.5 cm., 7 1/4 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD (144,609 — 241,014 EUR). Lot Sold 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 (210,165 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's well potted with curved sides rising from a slightly tapering foot to a flaring rim, the interior painted with five bats in shaded tones of coral red, the exterior densely painted with western-style lotus,... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2018

A fine lavender-blue glazed bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 2010. A fine lavender-blue glazed bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 13 cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 250,000-350,000 HKD (24,101 — 33,742 EUR). Lot Sold 524,000 HKD (50,517 EUR). Photo Sotheby's supported on a slightly tapered foot, the shallow curved sides gently flaring at the mouthrim, the exterior applied with a lustrous glaze of a periwinkle tone, the interior reserved in white, the countersunk base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within double... [Lire la suite]