15 août 2019

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

Lot 712. A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The jar is decorated on one side with two immortals greeting Shoulao, who is shown seated under a pine tree flanked by a deer and an incense stand supporting a censer. The reverse is decorated with a scene of four scholars at various pursuits amidst large pine trees, clouds and lingzhi. The shoulder is decorated with ruyi panels... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2019

A rare Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 705. A rare Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The robustly potted vessel is decorated in relief with The Eight Immortals separated by monster masks and beaded roundels suspending various auspicious emblems, all below geese and florets on the shoulder and above a band of stylized lotus lappets above the foot. The relief decoration is reserved on a mottled dark blue ground. Provenance: Mrs. Howell... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A large Fahua jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 7. A large Fahua jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 28cm., 11in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 11,250 GBP. © Sotheby's of  broad baluster form, the exterior finely slip-decorated, incised and brightly glazed in aubergine, yellow and turquoise depicting scholars and attendants in a garden beside pine trees amidst cloud scrolls in a mountainous landscape, all reserved on a rich dark blue ground, all between a lotus-lappet band at the waisted base... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2019

Two underglaze blue, copper-red and celadon-decorated jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 849. Two underglaze blue, copper-red and celadon-decorated jars, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6¼ in. and 9½ in. (15.9 and 24.1 cm.) high, second with wood cover. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 One is a globular jar and cover, the jar decorated on each side with a panel with carved border and carved scenes of river landscapes in underglaze blue, celadon, and copper red, with a further riverscape on the cover below the pearl-form finial. An apocryphal Chenghua... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2019

A brown-glazed jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366)

Lot 86. A brown-glazed jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366). Height 12 3/8  in., 31.4 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. © Sotheby's of tall ovoid form with short tapering mouth rim, incised through the glaze with a poetic inscription below a narrow band of stylized floral scrolls on the shoulder, Japanese wood box (3). Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 19 march 2013
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15 juin 2019

A white-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 6. A white-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234); 15cm (6in) diam. Sold for £ 11,250 (€ 12,627). © Bonhams  The bulbous body rising from a tapering foot and simply decorated with two incised lines around the shoulder and two moulded ribs around the neck, all covered in a thin pale ivory glaze. Provenance: Carl Kempe Collection, no.374 (label)Sotheby's London, 14 May 2008, lot 286. Illustrated: 'Hsing-yao and Ting-yao', The Bulletin of Far Eastern Antiquities, no.25, Stockholm, 1953,... [Lire la suite]

26 avril 2019

A turquoise-glazed Fahua jar, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 402. A turquoise-glazed Fahua jar, Late Ming dynasty; 31.6 cm, 12 3/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the  baluster body rising from a gently splayed foot to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a short neck and a lipped rim, boldly decorated to the body with two scenes of the Daoist philosopher Laozi setting off on his donkey and transmitting his teachings, all reserved on a turquoise-glazed ground, the interior glazed green. Sotheby's. St George... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2019

A 'Ding' persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 304. A 'Ding' persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate £6,000 — 8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's.  the ovoid body rising from a flat foot and countersunk base to a rounded shoulder and lipped rim, covered overall in a russet-brown glaze stopping neatly around the foot to reveal the buff-gray body.  Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 17 May 2019, 10:00 AM  
07 avril 2019

A ‘Xingyao’ ‘Ying’ White-Glazed Jar, Tang Dynasty, 7th-10th Century

Lot 3101. A ‘Xingyao’ ‘Ying’ White-Glazed Jar, Tang Dynasty, 7th-10th Century. H 15cm. Estimate HKD 60,000 - 100,000 (USD 7,642 - 12,737). Lot sold HKD 70,800 (USD 9,018). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
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11 mars 2019

A Longquan celadon jar, zhadou, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1718. A Longquan celadon jar, zhadou, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The zhadou is potted with a compressed bulbous body and a broad neck that flares at the rim, and is covered inside and out with a rich sea-green glaze, thinning at the mouth rim and ending above the foot to expose the pale grey body, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Daijindo Gallery, Tokyo. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]