01 mai 2018

An iron-red decorated water pot, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 10. An iron-red decorated water pot, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 2 in. (5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,975 - USD 11,160). Price realised GBP 32,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. The water pot is modelled in the shape of a compressed double-gourd, decorated to the exterior with stylised scrolling leaves, all supported on a short foot rim. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 14 November 1989, lot 240. Christie's. Rarity and Refinement: Treasures from a... [Lire la suite]

16 janvier 2018

A white-glazed water pot, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 438. A white-glazed water pot, Tang dynasty (618-907); 7.6cm., 3in. Estimate 300 — 400 GBP. Lot Sold 6,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the body of lobed globular form rising from a flat base set with three feet to a narrow lipped mouth, covered overall in a straw-white glaze falling short of the base to reveal the white body. Exhibited: Mostra D'Arte Cinese, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1954, cat. no. 359. Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1955, cat. no. 170 ... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2018

A white-glazed water pot, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 432. A white-glazed water pot, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot Sold 3,125 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 of globular form rising from a short straight foot to an incurved mouth, covered overall with a translucent straw-white glaze, 8cm., 3 1/3 in; together with two white-glazed dishes. Quantity: 3 Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pls 303, 367 and 427.  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2017

A flambé-glazed water pot, Yongzheng four-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 222. A flambé-glazed water pot, Yongzheng four-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) wide. Estimate £3,000 – £5,000 ($4,791 – $7,985). Price Realized  £13,750 ($21,959). © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The globular water pot is covered in a pinkish-purple glaze with creamy streaks emanating from the mouth rim and a faint network of dark crackles.  Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 4 November 2014, London, South... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2017

A clair-de-lune-glazed water pot, 18th-19th century

Lot 171. A clair-de-lune-glazed water pot, 18th-19th century; 11cm (4 3/8in) wide. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,700 - 7,100). Photo: Bonhams.  Of compressed globular form with shallow indentation encircling the short neck, covered overall in a soft lavender-blue glaze, the base glazed white.  Provenance: A British private collection, and thence by descent Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 11 May 2017, 11:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
24 janvier 2017

Chinese ceramics from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on view at the Vincent Price Art Museum

Jar (Ping) with Dragon and Clouds, Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, , Purchased with funds provided by Jack G. Kuhrts (53.74). Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced today that works from the museum's Chinese art collection will be on view at the Vincent Price Art Museum in a special exhibition. Chinese Ceramics from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, on view January 24–July 22, 2017, will present 50 ceramic masterpieces with examples... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2016

Three copper-red-glazed vases and a water pot, 18th-19th century

Lot 1954. Three copper-red-glazed vases and a water pot, 18th-19th century. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Comprising a compressed globular vase, a gilt-metal-mounted faceted vase, a globular water pot, 18th-19th century, and a baluster vase, 18th century.Compressed globular vase 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) highFaceted vase 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) highWater pot 2 ½ in. (6.4 cm.) high Baluster vase 6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high.  Provenance: Bottle vase:Flora E. Whiting... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

Two small ‘Ma Jun’ water pots, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later

Lot 821. Two small ‘Ma Jun’ water pots, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or later. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 One vessel is in the shape of a pomegranate and covered allover in a milky-turquoise glaze highlighted with purple splashes. The other has a compressed body covered on the exterior with a purple glaze with a turquoise splash on the body and with turquoise glaze on the interior and foot. Pomegranate-form water pot 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high, compressed water pot 1 ¾ in. (4.4... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2016

A peachbloom-glazed water pot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3332. A peachbloom-glazed water pot, taibai zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate HK$500,000-700,000 (US$65,000-91,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The ‘beehive’-shaped vessel is potted with a short waisted neck, the exterior lightly incised with three dragon roundels. The glaze is of a soft liver-red tone with areas of strawberry-red speckles. 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam., box Christie's. THE IMPERIAL SALE / IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2016

Skinner to offer Asian works of art at auction in Boston

Double-sided Twelve-panel Coromandel Screen, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722) (Lot 523, Estimate$20,000-30,000). Photo Skinner  BOSTON, MASS.- Skinner, Inc. announces its first Asian Works of Art auction of 2016, to be held in Boston Saturday, March 19 at 11AM. Encompassing more than 500 lots and featuring Chinese and Persian ceramics, jades, textiles, cloisonné and an important Coromandel screen, the sale will coincide with the annual Spring Asia Week celebration of Asian art in New York. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]