16 septembre 2018

Korean Painted Gesso and Wood Figure of a Monk, Choson Dynasty, probably 18th century

Lot 120. Korean Painted Gesso and Wood Figure of a Monk, Choson Dynasty, probably 18th century. Height 27 inches. Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000. Sold for $13,750.  Courtesy Doyle. Wearing a red and green robe tied with a blue sash to one side of his chest, his left hand clenched and resting on his left knee, the right clutching a bell, the face with a benign expression, the figure seated cross-legged on a red rockwork base, the center of the back with a rectangular consecration opening leading to an... [Lire la suite]

15 septembre 2018

A Korean celadon fluted vase, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century

Lot 1321. A Korean celadon fluted vase, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century; 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Of yuhuchunping-form, the vase is molded with multiple vertical ribs which are marked at intervals with pairs of horizontal incisions in imitation of bamboo. The exterior is covered with a crackled, pale greyish-green glaze that pools to a bluish tone in the recesses, and the unglazed base is burnt to a... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2018

A Korean copper-red-decorated reticulated water dropper, Choson dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1156. A Korean copper-red-decorated reticulated water dropper, Choson dynasty, 19th century; 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The water dropper formed as an interior vessel inside an openwork outer layer which is decorated on the top and the base with an interlocking ‘cash’ pattern, and on the sides with wan emblems. A spout leads from the interior vessel to a small opening at one corner of the outer... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A Korean celadon-glazed reticulated pillow, late Goryeo dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1155. A Korean celadon-glazed reticulated pillow, late Goryeo dynasty, 13th-14th century; 4 ¾ in. (11.1 cm.) long. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The pillow is decorated on the top and the base with lotus blossoms and the sides with various floral and foliate motifs, all bordered by key-fret bands. It is covered overall with a celadon glaze pooling to an emerald color in the recesses.  Provenance: Stephen Junkunc,... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2018

Freeman's announces highlights from its upcoming Asian Arts Auction

Lot 196. A large Chinese carved wood figure of Samantabhadra, seated on an elephant, Ming Dynasty or earlier. Approx H: 37 in., 94cm; W: 32 in., 81.3cm. Estimate: $25,000-35,000. © Freeman's  PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s September 7 Asian Arts auction will offer buyers a selection of nearly 650 lots of fine Chinese, Japanese, Burmese, Tibetan, and Korean decorative objects and works of art. Ranging from as early as the Neolithic period to present day, the breadth of material represented in the... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2018

The second Antique Arms Fair set to open in London

Ottoman shield of gilt-Copper (tombak). Early 17th century. Image provided by Peter Finer Ltd.  LONDON.- The inaugural Antique Arms Fair at Olympia London of September 2017, a showcase for fine antique arms, armour and militaria from an array of UK based and international specialist dealers, received very positive feedback from dealers and collectors alike regarding the high standard of the fair, excellent sales, and good attendance. The organisers hope to emulate and build on this positive start in their next... [Lire la suite]

18 février 2018

Freeman's Asian Arts Auction offers a collection of collections

  PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s Asian Arts auction, Friday March 16th, brings together nearly 600 lots representing Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Southeast Asian works of art, and is scheduled to coincide with Asia Week in New York City.  With the world’s attention focused on South Korea, Freeman’s offers its own salute to the culture of Korea. A highlight of the sale is the group of Korean celadons, buncheong stonewares, and blue and white porcelains from a private Florida collection, representing seven centuries... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2017

A Korean porcelain twin-handled cup, with carved wood cover, amber finial, The cup 18th-19th century

Lot 108. A Korean porcelain twin-handled cup, with carved wood cover, amber finial. The cup 18th-19th century. Across handles L: 6 1/2 in., 16.5cm. Estimate $500-700. Sold for $3,770. © Freeman’s The interior of the cup painted with the chacater for "longevity" in underglaze blue, associated carved wood stand.  Provenance: Acquired by the grandfather of the present owner, circa 1920s-30s, thence by descent.  ASIAN ARTS, 9 SEPTEMBER 2017
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03 juillet 2017

A Korean celadon dish, Goryeo dynasty (918-1392), 12th-13th Century

Lot 160. A Korean celadon dish, Goryeo dynasty (918-1392), 12th-13th Century. Diam. 33.4 cm. Estimation : 1 700 € / 1 900 € © AAG Carved in flowing lines with stylised floral motives, covered in a pale greyish green glaze.   Art d'Asie chez AAG (Arts & Antiques Group), Amsterdam, le 03 Juillet 2017 à 14h00
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03 mai 2017

A record-setting sale of Korean works of art rings up $366,366 at Lark Mason Associates on iGavel Auctions

19th century Korean Ancestor Portrait, detail, Gouache on Paper, Hanging Scroll, image: 25 by 17 1/2, overall length: 59 in. Estimate $700-1000. Sold for $ 81,250. Lark Mason Associates. NEW BRAUNFELS, TX.- Exceeding all expectations, the sale of Korean Works of Art at Lark Mason Associates on the iGavel Auctions platform closed on April 26th with a sale total of $366,366 including buyers premium. Fifty lots of ceramics, paintings, furniture and metalwork, most of which emanated from a local... [Lire la suite]