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]

10 juin 2016

A celadon-glazed jar, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1367)

Lot 631. A celadon-glazed jar, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1367). Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 200,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. superbly potted with a tapering foot rising to high shoulders, covered overall in a variegated greyish-celadon glaze, the potting coils in the interior highlighted by the glaze pooling to deeper tones in recessed sections; 10.5 cm, 4 1/8 in. Provenance: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd., Tokyo. Sotheby's .Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 02 Jun 2016
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08 juin 2016

A carved 'Cizhou' bottle vase and a 'Cizhou' jar, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 676. A carved 'Cizhou' bottle vase and a 'Cizhou' jar, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Unsold. photo: Sotheby's. the vase with an ovoid body surmounted by a short waisted neck and flared rim, applied with a thick brown glaze and reserved-decorated against the buff-coloured body beneath with a foliate scroll between formal borders; the jar similarly decorated with buff-coloured peony scrolls carved through the brown glaze; 19.5 and 9 cm, 7 5/8  and 3... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2016

A 'Ding' box and cover and a white-glazed jar, Song–Yuan dynasty

Lot 643. A 'Ding' box and cover and a white-glazed jar, Song–Yuan dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD (2,289 - 3,434 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.  the sides of the box and cover set with bosses to the shoulders, applied overall with an ivory-coloured glaze, with a trio of dots in dark brown glaze decorating the cover, the ovoid jar applied with a cream-coloured glaze; 8 and 10.3 cm, 3 1/8  and 4 in.   Provenance: The box and cover: Sotheby's Olympia, 10th September... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2016

A rare blue and sancai-glazed pottery jar, Tang Dynasty

Lot 24. Property from the Cunliffe Collection. A rare blue and sancai-glazed pottery jar, Tang Dynasty. Sold for £45,000 (€57,137) inc. premium. Photo: Bonhams.  Of globular form, supported on a short spreading foot and surmounted by a short waisted neck and rolled lip, boldly decorated around the exterior with wide olive-green bands centred by rows of resist dots bordered in amber and blue and separated by narrow vertical rows of resist-glazed small white dots, the glaze topping above the foot in an... [Lire la suite]