22 septembre 2019

A fine and rare large Longquan celadon barbed 'Peony' dish, early Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century

Lot 1754. A fine and rare large Longquan celadon barbed 'Peony' dish, early Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century; 19 1/8 in. (48.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,027,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2007 The stoutly potted dish well-carved to the interior with a central medallion of two adjoining leafy peony stems encircled around the lobed rim with vertically arranged fruit-laden branches including peach, pomegranate and grapes below the lipped everted rim, the... [Lire la suite]

31 août 2019

Ming dynasty Longquan celadon sold at Christie’s London, 16 November 1998

Lot 47. A very fine massive Longquan celadon dish, late 14th-early 15th century; 25 in. (63.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 68,600. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Heavily potted with a slightly convex base and gently curved sides, the body incised under the glaze with a large blooming peony spray at the centre, below a continuous fruit-and-flower scroll in the well and a narrow band of lingzhi-scroll at the rim, the exterior similarly incised with a... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2019

A Timurid moulded pottery tile panel, Central Asia, late 14th-early 15th century

Lot 97. A Timurid moulded pottery tile panel, Central Asia, late 14th-early 15th century; 15¼ x 11in. (38.7 x 28cm.) at largest. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of rectangular form painted in cobalt-blue, turquoise and white, the surface moulded with a central eight-pointed star containing a central rosette and four further minor rosettes on a ground of scrolling arabesque, surrounded by bands of quatrefoils, fragments of a further... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

A finely carved cinnabar lacquer circular box, cover and tray, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century 

Lot 3076. A finely carved cinnabar lacquer circular box, cover and tray, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century. The tray, 6 1/2 in. (16.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,200,000. Price Realized HKD 2,060,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2010 The domed cover well carved through multiple layers of cinnabar lacquer with a central hexagonal lotus seed pod encircled by a band of interlocking lozenge design, the gently rounded sides of the cover and box deeply carved with stylised... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2019

A Timurid cut mosaic tile panel, Central Asia, late 14th-early 15th century

Lot 150. A Timurid cut mosaic tile panel, Central Asia, late 14th-early 15th century; 54 by 86cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP (69,648 - 92,864 EUR). Lot Sold 75,000 GBP (86,955 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular panel composed of polychrome fritware including white, blue, orange, green and light blue, featuring a central calligraphic design within a foliated border, some old restoration. Provenance: Ex-collection Henry René d'Allemagne (1863-1950). ... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2019

A large Timurid cut mosaic tile fragment, Central Asia, late 14th-early 15th century

Lot 149. A large Timurid cut mosaic tile fragment, Central Asia, late 14th-early 15th century; 63.5 by 53.5cm. mounted. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP (17,412 - 29,020 EUR). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the mosaic tiles fitted together and forming part of a monumental inscription, with cobalt blue, emerald green, light and very light blue glazes. Provenance: Ex-collection Carl Johan Lamm, Sweden (1902-81).Sotheby's, 30 April 1992, lot 93.Carl Johan Lamm was born in... [Lire la suite]

23 août 2017

Marchant's Rare Longquan Celadons from the 14th and Early 15th Century at Christie's New York, 14 September 2017

The current sale includes a particularly interesting group of Yuan and early Ming celadon wares from the Longquan kilns, which includes some pieces which are extremely rare. Yuan and early Ming Longquan celadons have come to prominence in recent years due to new research, the important exhibition of Ming dynasty Longquan celadon wares, Bilu – Mingdai Longquanyao qingci 碧綠—明代龍泉窯 青瓷 (Green – Longquan Celadons of the Ming), at the National Palace Museum, Taipei in 2009, and the sale of a small number of important pieces in major... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2017

Jarlet, Vietnam, late 14th-early 15th century

Jarlet, Vietnam, late 14th-early 15th century. Stoneware with blue painted decoration. Height: 2 9/16 in. (6.51 cm); Diameter: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm). Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Edward E. Masters (M.84.213.230) © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
27 février 2017

Saucer, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century

Saucer, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with iron decoration under ivory glaze; iron wash on base. H x W x D: 3 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm (1 3/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1994.11 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution
16 février 2017

A Chinese porcelain soup plate, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century

Lot 78.  A Chinese porcelain soup plate, Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century. Estimation : 800 € / 1 000 €. Courtesy Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa Blue under glaze decoration depicting floral motifs  - Diam.: 33 cm Antiquités et Œuvres d’Art, Argenterie et Bijoux chez Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa, le 21 Février 2017 à 21h00