08 février 2020

A small apple-green-glazed jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1729. A small apple-green-glazed jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 1,800. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.   Of ovoid form, the exterior and interior of the foot covered with a crackle-suffused glaze of bright apple-green color ending in a line below the crackled-white glaze of the mouth rim and continuing over a line of brown wash above the foot. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York.  ... [Lire la suite]

14 janvier 2020

A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1169. A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 5 1/8 (13 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The jar has a bulbous body and rolled rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of russet color that also covers the inside of the foot ring and base. Provenance: Raymond A. Bidwell (1876-1954) Collection.The Springfield Museums, Springfield, Massachusetts, accessioned 1962. ... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2020

An elegant Ayyubid or early Mamluk marvered glass jar, Egypt or Syria, 12th-13th century

Lot 143. An elegant Ayyubid or early Mamluk marvered glass jar, Egypt or Syria, 12th-13th century; 4 3/8in. (11cm.) high. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of bulbous form rising from short trumpet foot to flaring mouth, the purple translucent glass body marvered with white threads in festooned oblique patterns, clean repaired breaks. Note: This aubergine coloured glass jar punctuated with a white foliated palmette design is an... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2019

A large splash-glazed stoneware jar, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1271. A large splash-glazed stoneware jar, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 15 in. (38.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The tapering ovoid jar has four double-strap lug handles applied to the shoulder below the wide mouth with unglazed rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of dark olive-brown color boldly decorated with large irregular splashes of beige tone shading to pale blue at the edges, as well as three vertical drips of milky blue... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2019

Jar, Late Yangshao period – Banshan type (c.2500–2000 BC)

Jar, Late Yangshao period – Banshan type (c.2500–2000 BC), earthenware, pigments, 42.0 (H) x 41.0 (W) x 41.0 (D) cm. Gift to the National Collection of Asian Art from Dr TT Tsui LLD JP, of the Tsui Art Foundation, HK, through the National Gallery of Australia Foundation 1995. © 2019 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.  
07 décembre 2019

A black-glazed russet-painted jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 424. A black-glazed russet-painted jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 21 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate HKD  40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a countersunk base to a short neck centred with a flange below the lipped rim, painted with two phoenix in flight. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019

26 novembre 2019

A Longquan celadon jar, guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 82. A Longquan celadon jar, guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 27 cm, 10 5/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 47,500 HKD (6,066 USD). © Sotheby's. sturdily potted and rising to a broad rounded shoulder, the exterior carved with an upper frieze enclosing floral scrolls above an upright lappet border. Sotheby's. Ceramics and Jades from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019  
11 novembre 2019

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

Lot 325. A blue and white jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Height 25 cm, 9⅞ in. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. painted to the ovoid body with interlaced ruyi heads suspending stylised lotus flowers alternating with bajixiang ('Eight Buddhist Emblems') hanging from the beaded tassels, all above a band enclosing mythical horses galloping among vivid turbulent wave, the neck collared with stylised foliage, the... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2019

A blue and white jar, guan, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 1560. A blue and white jar, guan, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 33.9cm., 13 3/8 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 271,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of baluster form with high rounded shoulders rising to a waisted neck, painted around the sides in vivid tones of cobalt-blue with a landscape scene depicting a gathering of Immortals carrying their respective auspicious emblems and attendants, and including Shoulao seated with his deer and with... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2019

A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 713. A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The vessel is decorated with a continuous landscape scene of scholars and attendants enjoying leisurely activities amidst bamboo, between ruyi-shaped panels containing the Eight Buddhist Emblems on the shoulder and a band of lappets above the foot. The decoration is outlined in raised slip and picked out in pale... [Lire la suite]