18 octobre 2021

A small Chinese Yaozhou celadon molded brush washer, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3. A small Chinese Yaozhou celadon molded brush washer, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). D: 3 1/2 in. Sold for $1,890 (Estimated at $1,500 - $2,000). © FREEMAN’S 2021  The interior decorated with stylized lotus flowers and scrollwork, with flared, everted rim, olive-green glaze; underside of footring unglazed; elegant carved hardwood stand; cloth box.  Property from a US private collection. Exhibited: Morristown, New Jersey, Morris Museum, "Harmony in Clay: The Elegance and... [Lire la suite]

28 septembre 2021

A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 140. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Diameter 4½ in., 10.1 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 USD. Lot sold: 151,200 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of delicately potted compressed circular form, supported on a shallow tapering foot, the rounded sides curving inward at the rim and covered on the exterior with a brilliant crimson glaze attractively mottled with lighter pink and green tones, the interior, lip and recessed base... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2020

Yixing stoneware from a princely collection sold at Christie's

Lot 148. An Yixing stoneware 'snail and shell' waterpot, signed Chen Mingyuan, early Qing dynasty (1664-1911); 3 ¼ in. (8.5cm.) long. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The vessel is finely modelled in the form of a large shell with a smaller snail crawling up to one side. The naturalistically potted stoneware is decorated in a rich brown tone with incised texture. The underside bears the impressed seal mark. Provenance: Bluett & Sons... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2020

A small Ge-type brush washer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 183. A small Ge-type brush washer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. Width 5 cm, 2 in. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Lot sold: 88,200 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of quatrelobed form, the gently flaring sides rising from a countersunk base, covered overall including the base with an opaque glaze of soft greyish tone suffused with a matrix of iron-wire crackle and golden threads, thinning at the rim and foot to reveal the dark-brown coloured body underneath. Note: This delightful... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A rare celadon-glazed brush washer, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 861. A rare celadon-glazed brush washer, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 225,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The pear-shaped vessel of rectangular section with canted corners, the neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with a greenish-grey glaze suffused with a broad grey crackle. Provenance: Renee Dudley Collection.Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 7 May 1968.The... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2020

A clair-de-lune brush washer, tangluoxi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 857. A clair-de-lune brush washer, tangluoxi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Of compressed globular form, covered overall with a pale lavender-blue glaze of even tone thinning at the mouth rim,silver cover. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The... [Lire la suite]

22 septembre 2020

A very rare Ru-type brush washer, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 817.  A very rare Ru-type brush washer, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5 1/8 in. (12.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. © Christie's  Images Ltd 2020. The shallow, rounded sides encircled by a subtle bow-string line below the mouth rim, and covered overall with an even, pale blue glaze that continues over the foot to cover the base where the nianhao is encircled by seven spur marks. Provenance: The James and... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2020

A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 24. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 47⁄8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000 (EUR 17,846 - EUR 26,769). Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The compressed globular body is covered on the exterior with a glaze of soft rose color suffused with pale green speckles and thins to a pale pink tone on one side of the body. The interior and base are... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2020

A marbled xipi lacquer brush washer, Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Lot 1102. A marbled xipi lacquer brush washer, Ming dynasty, early 17th century; 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The brush washer is of shallow circular form, with a wide mouth and raised lip. The exterior is covered with an abstract marbled design of red, ochre, green, and black lacquers, and the interior is covered in black lacquer, Japanese box.  Provenance: Nicholas Grindley, London, 1998.Private... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2020

A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

  Lot 3488. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 4 7/8 in. (11.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price Realized HKD 1,360,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The compressed globular body is covered on the exterior with a glaze of crushed strawberry-red and mottled greyish-green colour. The interior and base are white. The base is inscribed with the reign mark in underglaze blue, box. ... [Lire la suite]