02 septembre 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 722. A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the globular body with steep slightly rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze suffused and accentuated with bold russet splashes stopping neatly above the unglazed foot, the similarly-decorated domed cover with a gently upturned rim surmounted by a stem-form finial (2). ... [Lire la suite]

12 août 2019

A rare large famille verte jar and cover, 17th century

Lot 1390. A rare large famille verte jar and cover, 17th century; 23 7/8 in. (60.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Of high-shouldered form decorated with four lobed reserves of boys holding large leafy floral sprays reserved on a diaper ground and joined by ruyi heads, the design interspersed with further reserves of floral sprays beneath a border of floral scroll and between bands of stylized lappets along the neck and slightly... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2019

A carved Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3223. A carved Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 14 1/8 in. (35.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 350,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 he well-potted, globular body is carved with vertical panels of composite floral scroll above a band of upright petals. The cover is carved with a similar foliate pattern, and is surmounted by a bud-form finial. The jar is covered in a glaze of pale greenish-grey tone, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2019

A Longquan celadon jar and cover, Yuan dynasty and a miniature Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 323. A Longquan celadon jar and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) and a miniature Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 11.5 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the larger jar of baluster form supported on a tapered foot, surmounted by a domed cover with a biscuit bird finial; the other with a compressed globular body rising to a short neck. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2019

An incised 'Ding' jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 95. An incised 'Ding' jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 9 cm, 3 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 43,750 GBP (56,529 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short straight foot to an incurved mouth, freely incised around the exterior with an overlapping lotus lappet band below a double line at the rim, the domed cover incised with lotus leaves and surmounted by a stalk finial, all covered in an ivory-white glaze, the base incised... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

18. A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 15.5 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate £60,000 - £80,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a short foot to a slightly tapered neck, flanked by a pair of lug handles, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze stopping irregularly around the base, accentuated with russet splashes, the domed cover with a flat rim surmounted by a button finial, similarly decorated. Property from the Rui Xiu Lou Collection. ... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2019

A massive blue and white jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 23. A massive blue and white jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 31 ¾ in. (80.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Painted in an inky cobalt with deep, flower-filled lappets, now with white lion knop. Provenance: Don Hector Flores Collection. Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p. 92, no. 14. Christie's. The Tibor... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2019

A very large pair of Chinese Imari jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 98. A very large pair of Chinese Imari jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 24 ¼ in. (61.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Painted with prancing qilin in a lattice-fenced garden bursting with flowers, two phoenix flying above, all amongst stylized mon and beneath a lappet collar, the covers with large button knops. Provenance: With The Chinese Porcelain Co., New York. ... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2019

A massive pair of Mexican market verte-imari jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 19. A massive pair of Mexican market verte-imari jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 35 ½ in. (90.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each exuberantly enameled on its swelling sides with a dense pattern of chrysanthemum and peony vine growing in a lattice-fenced garden, colorful qilin prancing amidst the foliage, all centered by a double-headed Hapsburg eagle on one side and a colorful floralmon on... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2019

A small white-glazed jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 196. A small white-glazed jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,440 - USD 15,660). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The jar is decorated with evenly-spaced vertical ribs extending from the high shoulder to the foot. The cover is similarly decorated and shaped as a lotus-leaf. Provenance: Collection of Professor Ferdinando Cappelletti, acquired in Rome in the late 1970s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]