15 mai 2020

Yixing stoneware from the Mr and Mrs Gerard Hawthorn collection sold at Bonhams, Hong Kong, 24 November 2013

Lot 201. An Yixing stoneware jar and a cover, Late Ming dynasty-early Qing dynasty; 10.5cm high. Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 12,000. Sold for HK$ 10,000 (€ 1,195). Photo courtesy Bonhams. Of waisted globular form, the slightly splayed foot resting on a raised foot, the stoneware of a rich mottled purplish-brown, the associated cover of elegant domed form, the base with a square prunus mark.  Note: A related Yixing stoneware jar dated to the Ming dynasty, excavated at Taizhou, Jiangsu in... [Lire la suite]

07 mars 2020

A rare imperial copper-red-glazed shallow dish, Xuande six-character incised mark and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 1362. A rare imperial copper-red-glazed shallow dish, Xuande six-character incised mark within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435); 2 in. (15.1 cm.) diam. Estimate 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 362,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 The rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering ring foot to a slightly flared rim, covered inside and out with a bubble-suffused glaze of soft rosy, brick-red tone on the exterior and in the center, shading to a crushed strawberry red below... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2020

A very rare imperial blue-glazed anhua-decorated shallow dish, Xuande six-character incised mark and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 1361. A very rare imperial blue-glazed anhua-decorated shallow dish, Xuande six-character incised mark within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435); 7 15/16 in. (20.2 cm.) diam. Estimate 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 254,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 With shallow sides rising to a slightly flared rim, finely incised in the center with three wispy clouds, the exterior covered with a deep, rich blue glaze, the interior and convex base glazed white. Exhibited: On loan to the... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2020

A famille rose shallow dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735

Lot 1798. A famille rose shallow dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Finely painted in the 'boneless' manner with two large blossoming peonies borne on leafy branches, with smaller clusters of lingzhi and bamboo growing from their base.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2020

A famille rose shallow dish, the porcelain with Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1796. A famille rose shallow dish, the porcelain with Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8½ in. (21.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of shallow form with slightly everted rim, later enameled with a scene of bees in flight amidst blossoming and fruiting pomegranate branches that continue over the rim onto the exterior.  Christie's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2020

A pair of slip-decorated turquoise-enameled shallow dishes, Daoguang seal marks in iron red and possibly of the period

Lot 1742. A pair of slip-decorated turquoise-enameled shallow dishes, Daoguang seal marks in iron red and possibly of the period (1821-1850); 7 7/16 in. (18.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Each painted in the interior in slip with four lotus blossoms borne on a leafy scroll and encircling a central flowerhead, all reserved on the turquoise ground which also covers the countersunk base, the exterior glazed white. ... [Lire la suite]

06 février 2020

A rare small Guanyao shallow dish, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1326. A rare small Guanyao shallow dish, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of shallow form with flared sides, covered all over in a thick glaze of greyish-blue tone suffused with a network of black crackle continuing onto the base, the foot left unglazed to expose the buff grey ware, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Private English collection.Bluett... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 1175. A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 5½ in. (14 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The dish has shallow rounded sides that flare widely from the flat, unglazed base to the everted rim, and is covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of dark reddish-brown color decorated on the interior with splashes of golden amber color. Provenance: Raymond A. Bidwell... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

A café-au-lait glazed shallow dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 98. A café-au-lait glazed shallow dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 17cm, 6¾ in. Estimate:  2,000 - 3,000 EUR. Lot sold 11,875 EUR. © Sotheby's. la panse arrondie aux bords évasés, moulée en relief d'une double bande, l'intérieur et l'extérieur couverts d'une glaçure café-au-lait, marque à six caractères dans un double cercle à la base.  Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 10 december 2019.
12 novembre 2019

A Ge shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 2928. A Ge shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 177,039 - USD 102,718). Price realised HKD 4,925,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.   The dish is potted with shallow sides rising to a metal-bound rim from a short ring foot, the centre of the interior slightly sunken, covered inside and out with a beige glaze suffused with dark grey and light brown crackles, with the exception of the biscuit... [Lire la suite]