28 novembre 2015

A rare carved Longquan celadon vase and cover, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 2804. A rare carved Longquan celadon vase and cover, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century;  10 1/2 in. (26.6 cm.) high. Estimate HK$1,000,000 – HK$1,500,000 ($129,636 - $194,454). Price realised HKD 1,960,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is sturdily potted with an ovoid body resting on a tall foot. The straight neck is flanked by a pair of small loop handles, surmounted by a grooved mouth below a galleried rim. The body is carved and combed with six panels each enclosing a floral... [Lire la suite]