21 février 2021

An unusual Longquan celadon tobi seiji pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

  Lot 711. An unusual Longquan celadon tobi seiji pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's 2021 The vase is raised on a short foot and has sloping sides which taper to a lipped rim. The exterior is covered with an even glaze of sea-green tone and is applied with splashes of iron-brown. Note: Compare the Yuan dynasty Longquan celadon tobi seiji vase of similar size and form, sold... [Lire la suite]

28 novembre 2020

Carved limestone from ancient Chinese caves could reach $60,000 in Heritage Asian Art Auction

  DALLAS, TX.- A beautiful carved limestone figure from a wall fragment in the Longmen Caves in Henan province could bring $60,000 or more in Heritage Auctions' Fine & Decorative Asian Art Auction Dec. 11."We are proudly presenting a variety of fine and decorative Asian works of art, including snuff bottles, jade carvings, fine dynastic ceramics, important paintings and calligraphy etc.," Heritage Auctions Asian Art Consignment Director Moyun Niu said. "This auction also features a group of scholar's objects, from... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2018

A very rare Longquan celadon russet-splashed vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 2953. A very rare Longquan celadon russet-splashed vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,940,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is elegantly potted with a wide flaring mouth and covered in a thick greyish-celadon glaze decorated with scattered oxidised iron-brown splashes stopping above the unglazed foot, box.  Property from the Yangdetang Collection.  Note: There are... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2016

An extremely rare pair of Longquan tobi seiji garlic-mouth bottle vases, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3133. An extremely rare pair of Longquan tobi seiji garlic-mouth bottle vases, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368);  10 in. (25.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 15,000,000 - HKD 25,000,000 (USD 1,943,282 - USD 3,238,802). Price realised HKD 12,060,000. Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Each vase is well potted with a compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a long slender neck ending in a garlic-head mouth, covered overall with a fine lustrous glaze of sea-green tone. The exterior is... [Lire la suite]