14 janvier 2020

An unusual Longquan celadon ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1176. An unusual Longquan celadon ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The deep, upright sides are vertically ribbed below the canted shoulder which is applied with four small molded flowers between the loop handle, spout and two opposing small applied loops. The vessel is covered overall with a glaze of blue-green color that thins on the raised areas and also covers the... [Lire la suite]

14 décembre 2019

A blue and white ewer, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 85. A blue and white ewer, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566); 34 cm, 13⅜ in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 EUR. Lot sold: 16,250 EUR. © Sotheby's. l'élégante panse piriforme au col cintré se prolongeant vers des bords évasés, flanquée d'un fin bec verseur arqué relié au col par une traverse aux contours mouvementés et d'une grande anse galbée surmontée d'un petit anneau, vivement peint des deux côtés en bleu de cobalt profond de chevaux et kirin galopant parmi les rinceaux... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2019

A Qingbai dish, iron-painted lobed cup, Song dynasty, and a Qingbai-type ewer, probably Qing dynasty

Lot 411. A Qingbai dish, iron-painted lobed cup, Song dynasty, and a Qingbai-type ewer, probably Qing dynasty; 11.3 to 24.7 cm, 4 1/2  to 9 3/4  in. Estimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 187,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. the ewer robustly potted with a short spout opposite a loop handle and a ruyi-shaped flange at the back of the rim, the domed cover surmounted by a small knop in openwork; the lobed bowl painted with brown bird silhouettes on the interior; the dish with a... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2019

A blue and white ewer for the Islamic market, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lor 98.  A blue and white ewer for the Islamic market, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 28cm (11in) high. Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000. Sold for £ 4,437 (€ 5,180). Photo: Bonhams.  The flattened pear-shaped sides brightly painted on both sides with rockwork issuing sprays of blossoms, all surrounded by floral sprigs on the rest of the body, the spout and handle with stylised cloud motifs. Note: The shape of this ewer derives from metal vessels, known as aftaba, which were produced in Turkey and India... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2019

A rare 'Ding' ewer, Liao-Song dynasty (907-1279)

Lot 504. A rare 'Ding' ewer, Liao-Song dynasty (907-1279); height 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 122,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body molded into six vertical lobes, rising from a short straight foot to a concave mouth, the looped handle imitating woven rope attached to the body above the short curved spout by three floret medallions and on the opposite side by a ruyi-shaped panel, covered in a milky white glaze of grayish tone.... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2019

A rare early Ming tianbai-glazed ewer, Ming dynasty, 15th-early 16th century

Lot 1737. A rare early Ming tianbai-glazed ewer, Ming dynasty, 15th-early 16th century; 11½ in. (29 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 1,207,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2007 The ewer is elegantly potted with a wide pear-shaped body, the curved spout joined to the neck with a cloud-shaped strut opposite a broad looped handle finishing a trefoil, the rim cup-shaped and the shallow domed cover surmounted by a knop finial, all under an even milky-white glaze, box.  ... [Lire la suite]

31 août 2019

Ming dynasty blue and white porcelains sold at Christie's London, 16 November 1998

Lot 55. A blue and white saucer-dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 13 in. (35 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 20,700. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Painted in a rich cobalt blue with characteristic 'heaping and piling' visible in areas, to the centre with a ribboned lotus bouquet, within three concentric bands, the well with leafy scrolling tendrils issuing peony, lotus and chrysanthemum blooms, below a classic-scroll border, the exterior with a similar... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2019

A rare famille verte ewer, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 617. A rare famille verte ewer, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Modeled as a mythical beast standing on all fours with a short, curved spout issuing from behind its open jaws bordered by molded curls, beneath pricked ears and a short horn, with painted red spirals and green-glazed molded scrolls decorated with dragons on the body, the chest ribbed and the tail hollowed and open at the tip. ... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2019

A small 'Ding' ewer, Liao-Song dynasty (907-1279)

Lot 98. A small 'Ding' ewer, Liao-Song dynasty (907-1279). Height 6 3/8  in., 16.2 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 15,000 USD.  Lot sold 8,750 USD. ©  Sotheby's the melon-shaped body molded with six vertical lobes above a short straight foot, set with a loop handle molded to simulate a partially bound rope, issuing from a scroll terminal and dividing into three strands each affixed to the rim with a molded floret above the short straight spout.  ... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2019

A white-glazed ewer, Tang Dynasty (618-906)

Lot 8. A white-glazed ewer, Tang Dynasty (618-906); 19cm (7 1/2in) high. Sold for £ 2,500 (€ 2,806). © Bonhams The ovoid body rising from a gently tapering foot, a narrow spout set on the shoulder opposite the handle formed from three strands of clay tied together towards the flaring neck, the body covered with a white slip and a dark creamy glaze stopping above the foot. Provenance: Carl Kempe Collection, no.239 (label)Sotheby's London, 14 May 2008, lot 215. Illustrated: B.Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]