24 octobre 2019

A Longquan celadon fluted pear-shaped vase, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 316. A Longquan celadon fluted pear-shaped vase, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000. Price realised GBP 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 With everted foliate rim, the sides elegantly moulded with six well-defined flutes dividing double, equally-spaced, more rounded flutes, the bluish-green glaze pooling in the recesses and thinning to a paler tone at the points of highest relief, the neck interior and base underside with a similar glaze of... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2019

Back on Song dynasty ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 528. An unusual black-glazed foliate-rimmed bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-12th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The compressed globular body surmounted by a wide neck flaring towards the everted rim divided into six out-turned petal lobes, covered with a blackish glaze thinning to russet on the edges and falling in an irregular line atop a thinner glaze suffused with a milky yellowish- russet haze... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2018

A very rare Longquan celadon fluted pear-shaped vase, Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 286. A very rare Longquan celadon fluted pear-shaped vase, Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The body molded with six lobes rising from a conforming pedestal foot to the everted barbed rim, the neck flanked by a pair of lion-mask handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall with a glaze of soft sea-green tone that thins on the ribs, the interior of the foot similarly... [Lire la suite]