20 juin 2019

A rare pair of Meissen Böttger stoneware octagonal vases and covers, circa 1710-13

Lot 2. A rare pair of Meissen Böttger stoneware octagonal vases and covers, circa 1710-13; 13cm high. Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000. Sold for £ 46,312 (€ 51,628). © Bonhams. Each decorated in gilding with a central lambrequin border and double-line borders on the various edges, the slightly differing covers centering a gilt flowerhead, and one lacquered on the interior. Provenance: Margravine Karoline Luise of Baden-Durlach (1723-83); Hereditary Prince Karl Ludwig of Baden (1755-1801); ... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2019

A rare sancai-glazed stoneware 'Leopard's head' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 101. A rare sancai-glazed stoneware 'Leopard's head' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 GBP (41,993 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically modelled and glazed as a leopard head with large bulging eyes and flaring nostrils, the green-glazed semi-circular dished top incised with a fish within cash diaper and foliate scroll bands, the back inscribed under the glaze ci qu xie bi e (which may be... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2017

A large green, yellow and cream-glazed stoneware figure of the 'Water-moon' Guanyin in a grotto, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 811. A large green, yellow and cream-glazed stoneware figure of the 'Water-moon' Guanyin in a grotto, Ming dynasty, 16th century, 26¾ in. (68 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The bodhisattva is shown seated in rajalilasana on a rock ledge above a dragon-carp swimming in the water below, all within a rocky grotto interspersed with a seated Buddha, a figure, and a horse with books strapped to its back, the whole raised on a... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2017

Phoenix stoneware ewer, Lê dynasty

Phoenix stoneware ewer, Lê dynasty, recovered from the Cu Lao Cham shipwreck, National Museum of Vietnamese History, Hanoi.
05 janvier 2017

Straight-sided bowl, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Straight-sided bowl, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century. Stoneware, cream-brown glaze with moulded dimples around outside incised pattern,  9.0 × 14.2 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.334 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
04 janvier 2017

Round dish carved with radiating petal-like motif, Vietnam, Hanoi, 13th century-14th century

Round dish carved with radiating petal-like motif, raised scalloped rim, central unglazed circular band. Vietnam, Hanoi, 13th century-14th centuryStoneware, 5.2 × 21.3 cm diameter. Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Governor, 1998, 1998.243 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 

03 janvier 2017

Bowl, Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam, Ly dynasty (1009-1225)

Bowl, Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam, Ly dynasty (1009-1225), stoneware, 9.5 × 16.7 cm diameter, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased, 1989, AS8-1989. Bulbous, buff clay, yellow/green crackled early celadon glaze, burial-ware type.
08 juillet 2016

Lucie Rie, Vase with cream and brown volcanic glaze, circa 1960s

Lucie Rie, Vase with cream and brown volcanic glaze, circa 1960s, stoneware. H 6.25 in. (16 cm); Diam 4.25 in. (11 cm). Price: €12.384,36. Photo courtesy Freeforms Freeforms.  Gallery 215, The Showplace,  40 W. 25th St,  New York, NY, 10010,  US -  (845) 245-6297
19 avril 2015

A stoneware inkstone, Six Dynasties (AD 220-589)

  A stoneware inkstone, Six Dynasties (AD 220-589). Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP (2,035 - 2,713 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. of circular form, the flat top pierced with a crescent-shaped opening to the flat well, the sides covered in a clear greyish-blue glaze, Japanese wood box; together with an iron-splashed celadon bowl, Eastern Jin dynasty (317-420), Japanese wood box. Quantité: 4 - 7.7cm., 3in. Exhibition: Iron-splashed celadon bowl:Tokubetsu tenji inki: hai,... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2014

Two Jian ware tea bowls, Song dynasty at Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Jian ware tea bowl,  China, Fujian province, Song dynasty (960-1279), stoneware, tenmoku glaze, silver rim, 6.9 x 12.4 cm. Purchased 1965. EC4.1965. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney The tea bowl was made in the Song dynasty (960-1279) in the south-eastern province of Fujian and was a type of stoneware produced in vast quantities for everyday use. Its appeal is in its glaze colour and texture and in the well-potted functional form. These bowls,... [Lire la suite]