14 juin 2016

A ‘Henan’black-glazed ewer, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 739. A ‘Henan’black-glazed ewer, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. of compressed globular form set with a short spout and a double-stranded loop handle, covered overall with a mottled dark brown glaze stopping irregularly above the foot; h. 13.2 cm, 5 1/4 in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016
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12 juin 2016

A blue and white 'chrysanthemum' waterpot and a underglaze-red ewer, Yuan dynasty

Lot 686. A blue and white 'chrysanthemum' waterpot and a underglaze-red ewer, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the first of cubical form with tapering shoulders set with two small scrolling lugs, decorated on each side with a foliate chrysanthemum; the ewer of flattened globular form decorated in underglaze red with a 'flaming pearl' on each side; 6.7 cm, 2 5/8  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 02 Jun 2016
05 juin 2016

A 'Jun' ewer, Song-Ming dynasty

Lot 684. A 'Jun' ewer, Song-Ming dynasty. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. the slightly tapering body with rounded shoulders below the subtly tapered tubular neck, set with a curved spout opposite a strap handle, covered in a greyish-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone around the mouth and towards the base; 13.1 cm, 5 1/8 in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 02 Jun 2016
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26 mai 2016

A rare Yue celadon ewer, late Tang dynasty, 9th-10th century

Lot 3107. A rare Yue celadon ewer, late Tang dynasty, 9th-10th century. Estimate HK$800,000 – HK$1,200,000 ($103,470 - $155,204). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The ewer is finely potted with an ovoid body rising from short foot rising to a trumpet mouth, applied to one side with an octagonal tubular spout, the other side with a conjoined strap handle connecting the neck and body, covered overall with a satin-silk glaze of yellowish-olive tone. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high, box Provenance: Acquired in Japan in... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2016

A Safavid blue and white ewer, 17th-18th century

Lot 140. A Safavid blue and white ewer, 17th-18th century. Estimation : 8 000 € / 10 000 €. Photo Artcurial Aiguière à anse rubanée sinusoïde et bec incurvé, en céramique siliceuse, à décor bleu et blanc sous glaçure incolore de larges pivoines et motifs sinisants. Inscription illisible sur la base. Petit éclat au bord du col. Haut. : 20,5 cm Provenance : Collection de Mme C., Londres, depuis 1980 Bibliographie : Y. Crowe, Persia and China, Safavid Blue and White Ceramics in the Victoria and... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2016

A small 'Xing' ewer, Five dynasties period

Lot 218. A small 'Xing' ewer, Five dynasties period. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP (3,831 - 6,386 EUR). Photo Sotheby's rising from a short foot to an angled shoulder and waisted neck, set to one side with a strap handle and the other a short cylindrical spout, covered overall with a creamy-white glaze. 13 cm, 5 1/8 in.  Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London.Collection of Carl Kempe.Sotheby's London, 14th May 2008, lot 230. Exhibited: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2016

A Kangxi gilt-decorated powder-blue ewer, China, with later Ottoman metal mounts, 18th century

Lot 205. A Kangxi gilt-decorated powder-blue ewer, China, with later Ottoman metal mounts, 18th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. decorated in gilt around the body on a blue ground with floral blossoms and spider webs, the crescent-moon shaped mouth with hinged metal lid topped with red stone, the spout with a long silver mount and dragon-head terminal, both with tughra stamps; 31.3cm.  Note: This ewer is of a type known to have been made in China for the... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2016

An Iznik polychrome pottery ewer, Turkey, circa 1590

Lot 191. An Iznik polychrome pottery ewer, Turkey, circa 1590. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's of baluster form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, green and relief red with black outlines, with a design of pomegranates containing flowerheads, floral blossoms in between, old collection label to underside; 19.1cm. height. Provenance: Ex-collection Dikran G. Kelekian Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, Londres, 20 avr. 2016, 10:30 AM
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01 mars 2016

A Small 'Xing' White-Glazed Ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty, 10th Century

Lot 240. A Small 'Xing' White-Glazed Ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty, 10th Century. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's of spherical form rising from a shallow straight foot, one side with short spout set opposite an arching strap handle cut with double grooves, covered inside and out with a clear glaze pooling to creamy-yellowish tone, stopping unevenly above the foot to reveal the white porcelaneous body. Height 4 1/2  in., 11.4 cm Provenance: J.J.... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2016

Ewer, China, Wanli period, circa 1590-1610 (porcelain) The Netherlands, 19th century (silver mounts)

Ewer, China, Wanli period, circa 1590-1610 (porcelain); The Netherlands, 19th century (silver mounts). Porcelain with silver mounts. Height 22 cm © Vanderven Oriental Art The shape and decoration of this vessel point to manufacture for the Middle Eastern market, but curiously there are none of these shapes known in Eastern collections. The vessels were mainly imported into Europe, not for use but for display as exotic curiosities. This type of rare object, further embellished with silver mounts in Europe, would... [Lire la suite]