19 juin 2015

A Longquan celadon jar, guan, 14th century

A Longquan celadon jar, guan, 14th century.  Estimate US$8,000 - 12,000 (€7,100 - 11,000). Photo Bonhams. Of compressed ovoid form with a thick rim to the short neck, the exterior walls carved with a band of alternating lotus flowers and leaves and another of lotus petals rising above the thick foot pad, the base closed with a separately shaped concave plug before the lustrous sea-green glaze was applied on all surfaces except the cinnamon-burnt lip and foot pad. 11in (28cm) diameter - 8 1/4in (21cm) high ... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2015

A small blue and white jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A small blue and white jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate HK$180,000-300,000 (US$24,000-39,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The globular body is painted with a frieze of chrysanthemum scroll between a band of pendent lotus petals below and a band of classicscroll above. 3,7/8 in. (10 cm.) high Provenance: Ronald W. Longsdorf, collection label no. 914 Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor
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16 avril 2015

A ‘Yueyao’ brown-splashed jar, Tang dynasty

A ‘Yueyao’ brown-splashed jar, Tang dynasty.  Estimate 4,070 - 6,783 EUR. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the compressed globular body rising to a short waisted neck with everted rim, applied to the exterior with a transparent olive-green glaze splashed with broad vertical strokes in brown, the glaze stopping unevenly above the foot, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2 - 25cm., 9 7/8 in. Provenance: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd., Tokyo. Bibliography: Seiichi Okuda, Sakutarō Tanaka, Fukosai... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2015

A black-glazed and ribbed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty

A black-glazed and ribbed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the compressed globular body applied with closely spaced slightly slanted vertical lines, unctuously covered in a glossy brownish-black glaze with russet streaks thinning to beige at the ribs, falling short of the lower body and slightly splayed foot to reveal the buff-coloured stoneware body, the interior with a thin layer of brown glaze; width 13.6 cm.,... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2015

A Jian tea bowl, a Cizhou jar, and a Ding-type dish, Song Dynasty or later

A Jian tea bowl, a Cizhou jar, and a Ding-type dish, Song Dynasty or later. Estimate HK$50,000 – HK$100,000 ($6,481 - $12,961). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The Jian bowl is covered overall with a lustrous black glazed finely streaked with russet 'hare's fur' markings, pooling in an irregular line above the foot exposing the body fired to a purplish-brown colour. The Cizhou jar is painted in brown on a white slip with stylised flowers separated by vertical spear-shaped lines and covered in a clear glaze. The... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A small Qingbai jar, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368)

A small Qingbai jar, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368). Estimate HK$40,000 – HK$60,000 ($5,184 - $7,777). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The jar is potted with round sides rising to a waisted neck. It is covered overall in a translucent glaze of pale aquamarine tone pooling in the recesses, ending in an irregular line at the foot exposing the white biscuit body. 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong  Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE... [Lire la suite]


29 mars 2015

A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed jar, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed jar, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate HK$400,000 – HK$600,000 ($51,817 - $77,726). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The jar is sturdily potted with a bulbous body and rolled rim, and is covered with a glaze of russet colour. 4 1/2 in. (11.8 cm.) high  Christie's. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART FROM THE YAOGUSHANFANG COLLECTION, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor
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25 mars 2015

A small Xing-type jar, China, Late Tang-Five dynasties period, 9th-10th century

A small Xing-type jar, China, Late Tang-Five dynasties period, 9th-10th century. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $11,875. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The jar has a tapering globular body covered with a white glaze that continues over the lipped rim and falls to the flat base; 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1989. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF ART:... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2015

A Changsha brown-glazed jar, China, Tang dynasty, 9th century

A Changsha brown-glazed jar, China, Tang dynasty, 9th century. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sturdily potted body applied on the shoulder with two molded foliate appliques and with a pair of square, upright handles centered by 'a draped cloth,' covered overall with a white slip under a chestnut glaze ending above the flat base; 9 5/8 in. (24 cm.) high Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1987. ... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2015

A Yueyao jar, China, Tang dynasty, 8th-9th century

A Yueyao jar, China, Tang dynasty, 8th-9th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $8,125. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The barrel-shaped body with a pair of small loop handles applied to the shoulder below the short, slightly waisted neck, covered inside and out with an olive-green glaze;6 ¼ in. (15.7 cm.) high, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1988. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF ART:... [Lire la suite]