17 août 2018

A rare large Longquan celadon carved baluster jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 14th century 

Lot 294. A rare large Longquan celadon carved baluster jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 14th century; 13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 45,600. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 Heavily potted and carved with a wide band of sweeping peony scroll between a band of slender petals below and a ruyi band on the shoulder which is applied with two finely molded lion masks, with a band of diamond-pattern diaper on the tapering neck, covered inside and out with a... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2018

A Longquan celadon carved baluster jar, guan, early Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1489. A Longquan celadon carved baluster jar, guan, early Ming dynasty, 15th century; 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) across. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Thickly potted, the rounded upper body carved with four large ogival cartouches separated by different scrolling flower stems and enclosing four characters, mei jiu qing xiang, reserved on a diaper ground, all within double line borders above a band of upright petals, covered... [Lire la suite]