10 mars 2019

A rare black lacquer bracket-lobed dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1643. A rare black lacquer bracket-lobed dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The elegant dish raised on a shallow foot ring is formed by eight petal-shaped bracket lobes encircling the slightly sunken center and is covered overall with an attractive brownish-black lacquer, Japanese wood box.  Provenance: The Lee Family Collection.Important Chinese Lacquer from the Lee Family Collection, Part II;... [Lire la suite]

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]
21 août 2016

A blue and white faceted ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 858. A blue and white faceted ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The sides are decorated with shaped panels containing chrysanthemum, lotus, and rose, and the spout is flanked by two further flowers. Together with a blue and white bracket-lobed dish, Kangxi period, decorated in the center with flowering branches encircled by radiating petals enclosing further flowers on a 'cracked ice' ground in the well. Ewer 4 ¼ in. (10.8... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

A large carved Longquan celadon bracket-lobed dish, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

A large carved Longquan celadon bracket-lobed dish, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Price Realized $37,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sturdily potted dish is well-carved on the interior with a central medallion of 'coin' diaper pattern, encircled around the lobed well with vertically arranged lotus sprays below the everted, barbed rim. The exterior is carved with a lotus scroll, and the dish is covered overall in an even glaze of sea-green tone, with the exception of an... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2014

A very rare and fine bracket-lobed black lacquer dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

A very rare and fine bracket-lobed black lacquer dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The bracket-lobed dish has shallow rounded sides which rise to an everted, beaded rim, and stands on a recessed, flat base. It is lacquered all over in dark brown, suffused with fine crackles. 7 in. (18 cm.) wide, Japanese fitted wood box. Estimate HK$1,500,000 - HK$2,000,000 ($194,359 - $259,145). Price Realized HK$1,840,000 ($238,358) Provenance: An Important Collection of Early Chinese Lacquer,... [Lire la suite]