28 février 2022

An exceptional and very rare Longquan Guan-type mallow-form dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1030. An exceptional and very rare Longquan Guan-type mallow-form dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam., cloth box. Estimate USD 80,000 – USD 120,000. Price realised USD 567,000. © Christie's 2022 The dish with a concave, shallow center is potted with wide everted mouth rim in the form of a mallow flower, and is covered overall in a rich greyish-blue glaze suffused with a network of dense icy crackles. Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection. ... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2021

A Longquan ‘Lotus’ Jar And Cover, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 1127-1368

Lot 3096. A Longquan ‘Lotus’ Jar And Cover, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 1127-1368. D 11.8cm. Estimate HKD 30,000 - 50,000 (USD 3,846 - 6,410). Sold Price: HKD 180,000 (USD 23,077). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : 1. J.J. Lally & Co., no. 42962. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, purchased from J.J. Lally & Co., no. LL65. Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
05 février 2021

A fine green-blue celadon glazed Longquan long-neck vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 509. A fine green-blue celadon glazed Longquan long-neck vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); H. 15,6 cm. Estimate: € 10,000 - €15,000. Result: € 13,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Important South German private collection, assembled between 1950 and 1987. Cf. 'Precious as the Morning Star - 12th to 14th Century Celadons in the Qing Court Collection', National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2016, no. III-8, p. 193. Two more examples with straight mouth are in the Tokugawa Art Museum and Museum of... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2021

A Longquan Guan-type two-handled bombe censer, Song-Yuan dynasties (960-1368)

Lot 522. A Longquan Guan-type two-handled bombe censer, Song-Yuan dynasties (960-1368); 10in (25.4cm) across handles. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500. Sold for US$ 1,785 (€ 1,468). Courtesy Bonhams. The bombe body rising from a low foot and tapering into a double ribbed neck set off by paired bovine handles below a flared rim, covered in and out with a pale blue-green glazed of complex craquelure, the foot rim burnt orange in firing. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles ... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2021

A large Longquan 'yen-yen' vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th Century

Lot 522. A large Longquan 'yen-yen' vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th Century; 17 1/2in (44.4cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000. Sold for US$ 2,040 (€ 1,678). Courtesy Bonhams. The ovoid body tapering to a high shoulder and cylindrical neck carved overall with floral decoration to the body and and trumpet mouth. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles
11 octobre 2020

A rare Longquan 'Guan' lobed bowl, Souhern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 77. A rare Longquan 'Guan' lobed bowl, Souhern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 9.4 cm, 3 ⅝ in. Estimate: 800,000 - 1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 630,000HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of mallow form, the six lobed sides resting on a tall footring, applied overall save for the pale grey footring with a greyish sea-green glaze suffused with a network of golden crackle and pooling at the recesses, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese collection, by repute. Note: This exquisite cup with... [Lire la suite]

14 juillet 2020

An extremely rare Longquan 'Guan' tripod incense burner, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 117. An extremely rare Longquan 'Guan' tripod incense burner, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 13.5 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 — 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,775,000 . Courtesy Sotheby's.  with a compressed globular body rising to a constricted cylindrical neck and flat everted rim, all supported on three slightly splayed tapering legs, the rounded exterior with three evenly spaced ridges extending from the shoulder to the centre of each... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2019

A Moulded Longquan Square Cup, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

Lot 3419. A Moulded Longquan Square Cup, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. H 5.2cm. Estimate: 150,000-300,000 HKD (USD 19,118 - 38,236). Sold Price: 188,800 HKD (USD 24,063). © Poly Auction Hong Kong The sides are decorated with moulded floral scroll, the interior base is decorated with a qilin. The mouth rim is flanked by a handle in ruyi shaped, all covered under a pale green glaze with the exception of the underside rim of the aperture. Provenance: A Japanese Private Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2019

A rare Longquan Guan-type lobed cup, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

  Lot 367. A rare Longquan Guan-type lobed cup, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 10.1 cm, 4 in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's the deep rounded sides divided into six lobes and flaring to a foliate rim, applied overall save for the footring with a pale bluish-green glaze. Provenance: An old Swedish collection. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 may 2019 - 31 may 2019 
30 mai 2019

A rare Longquan drum-shaped vessel, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 2920. A rare Longquan drum-shaped vessel, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 450,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The vase is potted in the form of a drum, with a waisted mid-section between the bulging top and bottom each decorated with a band of applied ‘drum-nails’. It is covered overall with a thick glaze of deep sea-green tone, the exterior embellished with several splashes of iron-brown. The... [Lire la suite]