21 septembre 2016

A small Jun purple-splashed dish, a Jizhou tortoise shell-glazed jar, and a persimmon-glazed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 106. A small Jun purple-splashed dish, A Jizhou tortoise shell-glazed jar, and a persimmon-glazed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,181 - USD 7,772). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Comprised of a Jun dish covered inside and out with a pale blue glaze with a purplish splash on the interior, the foot is unglazed exposing the biscuit body; a Jizhou jar covered inside and out with a dark brown glaze decorated with milky-russet splashes simulating tortoise shell,... [Lire la suite]

12 septembre 2016

A Chinese green glazed jar, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 132. A Chinese green glazed jar, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Estimate $2,000-3,000. Sold for $1,500. Photo Freeman's the slightly compressed globular body surmounted by a short neck, carved on the body with plum blossom branches, covered overall in a translucent mottled olive-green glaze. H: 6 in., 15.3 cm .  Provenance: Property of a New Jersey lady Yamanaka & Co., New York label Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
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08 septembre 2016

A Chinese 'Henan' black glazed jar, Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 408. A Chinese 'Henan' black glazed jar, Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate $2,000-4,000. Photo Freemans. of globular form, with wide mouth and very short neck, covered overall in a black glaze. H: 5 3/4 in., 14.5 cm      Provenance: Property from the S. Jung collection, Wilmington, Delaware Acquired from Dragon House Antiques, San Francisco  Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
28 août 2016

Four jars, Sa Huỳnh culture, Southern Central Vietnam, c. 5th-2nd century BCE at Minneapolis Institute of Art

Jar, Sa Huỳnh culture, Southern Central Vietnam, c. 5th-2nd century BCE. Black earthenware with red pigments and impressed decor, 3 x 5 x 5 in. (7.6 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm). The Alan and Dena Naylor Southeast Asian Art Fund (2001.31.1). Minneapolis Institute of Art.  Iron age earthenware objects exhibit a number of local variations in south central Vietnam. The group shown here, when compared to other Sa Huyn ceramics, displays a finer workmanship; with balanced shapes, precise potting, neatly impressed and... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2016

A blue and white jar, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century

Lot 839. A blue and white jar, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The jar is decorated in inky shades of blue with shaped panels of chrysanthemums and butterflies amidst rocks reserved on a dense ground of wan pattern. The shoulder is decorated with further wan pattern and set with four lion-mask-form loop handles. 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1919 (Rogers... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2016

A carved celadon-glazed 'Kui Dragon' jar, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 415. A carved celadon-glazed 'Kui Dragon' jar, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's  of baluster form with high shoulders, finely carved with kui dragons in dynamic poses around the vessel, their highly stylised bodies studded with tiny bosses terminating in bifurcated tails, all set between a wan symbol band below the lipped rim and upright lotus petals around the foot, the glaze of a rich olive-green... [Lire la suite]

16 juillet 2016

Jar, Iran, Safavid period, 16th-17th century

Jar, Iran, Safavid period, 16th-17th century.Earthenware painted under glaze. H x W: 20.9 x 25.6 cm (8 1/4 x 10 1/16 in). Gift of Charles Lang Freer, F1903.192 © 2016 Smithsonian Institution Provenance: Dikran Garabed Kelekian (C.L. Freer source) (1868 - 1951)Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919) The fluted shape and green glaze of this jar are based on Chinese lidded jars from Longquan. Although celadon-like vessels had been produced in Iran since the fourteenth century, a revival took place in the... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2016

A straw glazed stoneware jar, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 9335. A straw glazed stoneware jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,000 (€1,400 - 1,800). Photo Bonhams. Potted with an everted rim to the waisted neck on a full body of compressed ovoid form tapering sharply inward to the flat base, the celadon-tinged glaze applied over a white slip, both stopping unevenly to exposed the buff fabric visible on the lower body (repaired and repainted). 10 1/4in (26cm) high Provenance: purchased in Hong Kong in 1999 Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2016

Potiche en porcelaine de la famille verte, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 28. Potiche en porcelaine de la famille verte, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722). Estimation 7,000 — 9,000 €. Photo Sotheby's de forme globulaire se rétrécissant au pied, le corps décoré d’oiseaux parmi les pivoines et les fleurs d’hibiscus émergeant des rochers, couvercle en bois postérieur (2); 22,5 cm; 8 7/8  in. A FAMILLE VERTE JAR, QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD.   Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 23 juin 2016, 10:30 AM
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10 juin 2016

A celadon-glazed bowl and a 'Yaozhou' persimmon-glazed jar, Song Dynasty

Lot 642. A celadon-glazed bowl and a 'Yaozhou' persimmon-glazed jar, Song Dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the bowl deeply potted with a flaring rim, applied all over in an olive-coloured glaze pooling to a deeper tone in the recesses of the carved concentric borders around the exterior of the rim, the jar covered overall save the countersunk base in a persimmon-coloured glaze; 18.3 and 6.9 cm, 7 1/4  and 2 3/4  in. Sotheby's .Chinese Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]