29 septembre 2023

Vase, Southern Song dynasty, early 13th century

Vase, Southern Song dynasty, early 13th century. Crackled celadon glaze porcelain ; height 7 cm. National Gallery of Prague, Vu 2787. Ceramic wares with greenish “celadon” glaze were among the most valued in China. Elegance and a softly-flowing thick layer of glaze are characteristic features of the best celadons, which were sometimes animated using random or deliberate crackles achieved by suddenly cooling the object after firing. To make it more conspicuous, ink was rubbed into the cracks.

14 août 2023

Vase, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing Mark and Period (1522-1566)

Vase, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing Mark and Period (1522-1566). Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, 23 x 16.6 cm. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Beatrice Bancroft Wolfe in memory of Dr. Samuel W. Woodhouse, Jr., 1950-20-1.
29 juillet 2023

Vase (Meiping), Qingbai ware, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Vase (Meiping), Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Glazed porcelain (Qingbai ware), 27.5 x 17 cm. Gift of Major General and Mrs. William Crozier, 1944. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1944-20-138a,b.
20 mai 2023

Chinese Ceramics sold at Bonhams London, 15 May 2023

Lot 34. An olive-green-glazed vase, Northern Qi-Sui Dynasty (550-618); 17.3cm high. Sold for £21,675 (Estimate £2,000 - 3,000). © Bonhams 2001-2023 Of elegant pear shape rising from a short tapered foot to a tapered neck terminating with a bulbous mouth, with four double-bow strings across the body, covered overall in a light-green glaze turning to amber-brown.  The result of Oxford thermoluminescence test number TL test C206g43 (8 January 2007) is consistent with the dating of this lot. ... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2023

Korean Ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 21 march 2023

Lot 169. A rare celadon stoneware water dropper, Goryeo dynasty (12th century); 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.) high. Price realised USD 40,320 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie’s Images Ltd 2023 The vessel modelled naturalistic as a man holding a jug, the small receptacle on the back of hat and dropper on the jug, covered with rich green celadon glaze with high sheen and dense crackle. Lot 170. A small celadon stoneware jar, Goryeo dynasty (12th century); 4 in. (10.2 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2023

A small celadon-glazed vase, Sui dynasty

  Lot 414. A small celadon-glazed vase, Sui dynasty (589-618); h. 11.8 cm. Lot sold: 32,760 HKD (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China/5000 Years, Hong Kong, 25 November 2022
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14 décembre 2022

A Jizhou 'tortoise-shell'-glazed vase, meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 112. A Jizhou 'tortoise-shell'-glazed vase, meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 21cm (8 1/4in) high. (2). Sold for HKD 885,000 (Est: HKD 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 The slender ovoid body rising from a recessed base with a slanting footring, surmounted by a short neck and everted lipped rim, applied to the exterior and base with a chocolate-brown glaze suffused with buff and sandy-brown splashes in imitation of tortoiseshell, the interior and footring left... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2022

A fine blue and white, copper-red and celadon-glazed vase, meiping

Lot 36. A fine blue and white, copper-red and celadon-glazed vase, meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18.4cm (7 1/4in) high. Sold for £48,180 (Est: £20,000 - £30,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Of elegant baluster form rising from a broad shallow foot, waisted sides and a high rounded shoulder to a narrow mouth with an everted lip, decorated around the exterior in underglaze blue and red, and celadon, with two scholars on a rocky ledge beside a lake with a man in a fishing boat, three birds fly high above them, a... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2022

Vase, Cizhou ware, Jin dynasty, 12th century

Vase, Cizhou ware, Jin dynasty, 12th century. Stoneware with sgraffito peony design through underglaze iron-brown slip, coated with green glaze, w17.4 x h35.0 cm. Important Art Object of Japan. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka ; Gift of Sumitomo Group (The Ataka Collection). Photo Kazuyoshi Miyoshi  
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20 octobre 2022

A lead-green pottery vase, Hu, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 213. A lead-green pottery vase, Hu, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); 36cm (14 1/8in) high. Estimate 400 € - 600 €. Photo Fabrice Gousset. Of compressed baluster form with flaring neck and dish shaped mouth, the shoulder with twin moulded taotie mask and ring handles on a continuous decorative band moulded with mythical creatures amongst foaming waves. Provenance: Robert Rousset, Paris (1901-1981)Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021). Note: See two similar green-glazed vases, Eastern Han dynasty,... [Lire la suite]