26 février 2010

Ming dynasty longquan celadons @ Christie"s NY, 26 March 2010

A rare longquan celadon jar. Southern Song/Ming dynasty, 12th-15th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 With compressed bulbous body and broad cylindrical neck rising to a lipped rim, covered overall with a sea-green glaze suffused with gold-tinted crackle, part of the interior of the small, shallow foot burnt red in the firing - 5½ in. (14 cm.) across mouth rim - Estimate : $30,000 - $50,000 Provenance: Acquired in 1989. A rare massive longquan celadon charger, 14th/early 15th century. Photo Christie's Image... [Lire la suite]