23 octobre 2016

A rare 'Longquan' celadon double-gourd ewer, Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 115. A rare 'Longquan' celadon double-gourd ewer, Song dynasty (960–1127); 14 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 100,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's finely potted with a globular lower bulb surmounted by a smaller upper bulb, set to one side with an elegantly curved strap handle, and a delicate slender spout to the other, applied overall with an even sea-green glaze, draining to a paler tone around the edges, the unglazed hand-pared footrim burnt a buff... [Lire la suite]

03 novembre 2015

An unusual blue and white double-gourd ewer, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

An unusual blue and white double-gourd ewer, Chongzhen period (1627-1644). Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,400 - 2,100). Photo: Bonhams. The bulbous lower section finely painted with two scenes, one featuring a relaxed scholar reading in a grove, reclining on his winepot and observed by a pair of attendants, the neck decorated with tulips, flanked with a strap handle and an S-shaped spout with a dragon head, all raised on a splayed foot. 26cm (10 1/4in) high A Distinguished European Private Collection ... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2015

A Yingqing double-gourd iron-spot splashed ewer and a small jarlet, China, Song dynasty

A Yingqing double-gourd iron-spot splashed ewer and a small jarlet, China, Song dynasty. Estimate 1500/2000 €. Unsold. Photo Nagel Small gourd-shaped ewer with plain handle. The shufu type qingbai glaze is spotted all over with iron oxide spots. H. 6,8-11,2 cm. The small jarlet with a short hairline to mouth Provenance: Senta Wollheim Collection, no. OA 101/146 bought from Lempertz Cologne, sale 546, 13.6.1975, lot 2397 (the ewer)  Note: A ewer of this type was included in the Oriental Ceramic... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2013

A fine and rare white jade 'double-gourd' ewer with poem inscription. China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

A fine and rare white jade 'double-gourd' ewer with poem inscription. China, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Carved white jade with few areas of brown russet. Elegant double-gourd shape with long nozzle and curved handle. At both sides of the wall a gilt inscription. One side with large auspicious characters 'Daji'. The other side with fine poem lines, composed of 55 characters. The cover with butterfly relief and naturalistic pommel. The areas of brown russet... [Lire la suite]
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