01 septembre 2019

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1052. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 6 ½ in. (17 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The globular body supported on three cabriole legs rises to a straight neck applied with a pair of upright loop handles. The censer is covered with a glaze of sea-green tone, metal cover, Japanese wood box. Christie’s. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 September 2019

01 septembre 2019

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1044. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019.  The deep sides are raised on three cabriole legs and carved in relief with the Eight Trigrams, bagua, between raised bands. The exterior is covered with a glaze of sea-green color that continues over the rim into the partially glazed interior, and over the lower edge onto the base around an unglazed circle in the center,  Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

A carved Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 1050. A carved Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The deep bombé-form body is raised on three cabriole legs and carved with florets within a geometric design below a band of cloud pattern on the straight neck. It is covered overall with a crackled glaze of sea-green tone with the exception of the unglazed center of the interior and the protruding rounded center of the base., soft... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

A carved Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1055. A carved Longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 10 in. (25.4 cm.) across. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The censer is raised on three animal-mask feet and the sides are incised with 'cash' pattern between two bands of applied florets below two rope-twist handles at the rim. The censer is covered with a thick glaze of soft sea-green color except for an area in the center of the interior which was left in the biscuit and impressed with a flower... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2019

Yuan dynasty 'Longquan' Celadon Ceramics sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008

Lot 99. A rare 'Longquan' celadon 'hundred rib' jar and cover, guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); height 11 1/2 in., 29.2 cm; diameter 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate USD 40,000 — 50,000. Lot sold USD 79,000. © Sotheby's. beautifully potted, of wide baluster form swelling generously from a short, slightly tapered foot, the gently curved neck supporting the wide undulating cover, its flared rim in the form of a lotus leaf, the domed center featuring a knop in the form of a scrolling stem, accentuated... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2019

A small 'jun' purple-splashed tripod censer, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 90. A small 'jun' purple-splashed tripod censer, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368); height 3 1/8 in., 7.9 cm; diameter 3 3/4 in., 9.5 cm. Estimate USD 80,000 — 100,000. Lot sold USD 97,000. © Sotheby's. the petite globular body with flat base supported on three short cabriole legs projecting from the sides, the short broad neck culminating in a wide angled galleried rim, liberally splashed with bright purple accents upon the thick milky-blue glaze, the glaze also applied to just the interior... [Lire la suite]

22 août 2019

Ming dynasty fahua cermics sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 581. A fahua tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) across. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Raised on three cabriole supports, the compressed body decorated in slip with two large peony sprigs that continue up onto the cylindrical neck, all in turquoise and amber on an aubergine ground, wood stand. Property from the Collection of Neil and Sharon Phillips. Lot 582. An... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2019

A small molded Dehua tripod censer, 17th-18th century

Lot 723. A small molded Dehua tripod censer, 17th-18th century; 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The compressed globular body is raised on three curved feet and flanked by a pair of scroll-form handles, and the vessel is covered overall with a creamy white glaze. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1925.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud Buckingham (1870-1920) in... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2019

A parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer, Wanli period, circa 1600

Lot 1314. A parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer, Wanli period, circa 1600; 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Cast in low relief with a band of flowers including prunus, magnolia, peony, lotus and chrysanthemum gilded and reserved on a diaper ground between bands of silver-inlaid key fret, raised on three gilt butterfly supports and with a gilt rectangular cartouche engraved Yunjian Hu Wenming zhi on the base. ... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

An unusual archaistic imitation-bronze tripod censer, Jiaqing-Daoguang period, first half 19th century

Lot 1410. An unusual archaistic imitation-bronze tripod censer, Jiaqing-Daoguang period, first half 19th century; 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) across handles. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With bulbous body supported on three cabriole legs issuing from stylized animal heads, molded around the upper body with bands of simplified taotie masks above bow-string bands and beneath the everted rim, flanked on either side by a pair of bail handles, the base with... [Lire la suite]