16 mars 2019

A rare carved 'Cizhou' jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 645. A rare carved 'Cizhou' jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Height 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000. Lot Sold 10,625 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cylindrical sides set over a knife-pared foot, the exterior carved with a wide register of foliate scroll in relief between geometric borders above and below, the motifs picked out in white glaze applied to the raised areas and brown glaze applied to the recessed areas. Provenance: Collection of Dikran G. Kelekian... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2018

A carved 'Cizhou' jar, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1050. A carved 'Cizhou' jar, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $5,625. © Sotheby's of baluster form rising from a gently flared foot to broad rounded shoulders and a straight neck, the sides carved through the light brown glaze to the buff body beneath, with a composite floral scroll with each flower head enclosing a single character forming the phrase Junzi ai cai (the gentleman loves wealth), below a keyfret band around the shoulders... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2018

A Longquan carved celadon jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3671. A Longquan carved celadon jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 27.5 cm, 10 7/8  in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD (31,848 - 38,217 USD). Lot Sold 325,000. HKD (41,457 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. robustly potted, of baluster form with a tapered neck decorated with overlapping striated triangular motifs, carved around the sides with panels of flowers of the four seasons, alternating with panels of characters jin yu man tang ('May gold and jade fill your halls'), beneath a... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2018

An important and extremely rare carved Longquan celadon jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3028. An important and extremely rare carved Longquan celadon jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 7,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The jar is heavily potted and well carved in relief around the sides with four panels enclosing seasonal flowers: camillia Japonica, peony, lotus and chrysanthemum, above a band of banana-leaf around the base. The shoulders are set with three zoomorphic monster masks... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2017

A carved Yue celadon jar, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 386. A carved Yue celadon jar, Five Dynasties (907-960); 11.6 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 30,000-40,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of globular form with a short splayed foot, the exterior carved with rows of overlapping petals, covered overall in a greyish-green glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection, Hong Kong, 30 nov. 2017, 02:00 PM
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08 août 2017

A Longquan celadon carved jar, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1559. A Longquan celadon carved jar, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century, 13 in. (33 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 23,750 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The rounded sides are carved as petals bound by a bowstring band, and the bowl is covered inside and out with a glaze of sea-green color that continues over the foot and onto the base to the edge of an unglazed circle burnt brick-red in the firing, wood cover with jade finial.  Note: The same... [Lire la suite]

03 mai 2016

A ''Yaozhou' carved jar, Song Dynasty

Lot 14. A ''Yaozhou' carved jar, Song Dynasty;8.2 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (7,663 - 10,217 EUR). Lot sold 10,625 GBP (13,457 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to an incurved rim, freely carved to the exterior with a floral scroll below a curved border at the rim, covered overall in a translucent olive-green glaze, the foot rim unglazed revealing the greyish-brown body, Japanese wood box.  Provenance: Mayuyama & Co.,... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2016

A 'Longquan' celadon carved jar, Ming Dynasty, 15th Century

Lot 345. A 'Longquan' celadon carved jar, Ming Dynasty, 15th Century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the baluster body rising from a recessed base to a short straight neck, carved around the exterior with four large flower-filled quatrefoil panels, all above a band of elongated lotus leaves and below floral scroll and chevron bands at the shoulder and neck, covered overall in a bluish-green glaze save for the rim and base of the foot which have burnt an orange-red in the firing; 28 cm, 11... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2015

A very rare Yaozhou celadon carved jar, China, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 20. A very rare Yaozhou celadon carved jar, China, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127);  5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high. Estimate $70,000 – $90,000. Price realised USD 161,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sides well carved with leafy meander bearing four peony blossoms, alternately upright or pendent, between a band of overlapping petals below and a triple grooved band above, covered overall with a glaze of greyish-olive color, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York,... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2015

A 'Yaozhou' celadon carved jar, Song dynasty

A 'Yaozhou' celadon carved jar, Song dynasty. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a flared foot and tapering towards the rim, carved with a continuous lotus scroll above a band of lappets around the foot, covered overall with a thin grayish-green glaze stopping just short of the foot. Height 4 3/4  in., 12 cm Sotheby's. Song Tradition: Early Ceramics from the Yang De Tang Collection. New York, 17 mars 2015, 11:00 AM