30 mai 2011

Song dynasty's Junyao type vase, Yingqing vase, proto-porcelain jug & Longquanyao celadon @ Czerny's

Small junyao type vase,  Fang Hu shaped. Song -Ming dynasty, 13th Century. Photo Czerny's Beautiful shape, entirely covered with thick, dark blue, dotted enamel showing, at the borders, the brown proto-porcelain typical of this period.  Excellent conditions. high 10,6 cm. Estimate 2800.00 | 3500.00 € An important Yingqing vase. Song dynasty, 13th Century. Photo Czerny's Slender, elegant shape, with two small handles depicting spirals, at the neck and the shoulder are three rows of spherical pearls. Relieved... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2010

Iranian & Turkish jewelry, 11th to 19th century and later

A Seljuk nielloed gold wire bracelet, Iran, 11th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The shank constructed from woven gold wire, each with four thick wires twisted around a thinner wire, the clasp held by a pin, the round bezel with stylized quatrefoil inlaid with niello - 2 1/2in (6.4cm) diameter. Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000 . Price Realized £9,750 Provenance: UK trade, 1990s A pair of Seljuk gold bracelets, Iran, 13th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The shank of triangular cross-section... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2010

Song dynasty ceramics @ Christie's, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

A very rare imperially inscribed small guanyao vase. Southern Song/Yuan dynasty, 13th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Of tapering pear shape raised on a tall foot, covered overall with a thick crackled glaze of bluish-grey tone thinning on the edges of the lug handles, the foot rim left unglazed revealing the dark greyish-brown ware, the base finely inscribed with an imperial poem praising its charm and essence, followed by a Qianlong cyclical bingxu date, corresponding to the summer of 1766, and one seal reading... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2010

A very rare imperially inscribed small guanyao vase. Southern Song/Yuan dynasty, 13th century

A very rare imperially inscribed small guanyao vase. Southern Song/Yuan dynasty, 13th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Of tapering pear shape raised on a tall foot, covered overall with a thick crackled glaze of bluish-grey tone thinning on the edges of the lug handles, the foot rim left unglazed revealing the dark greyish-brown ware, the base finely inscribed with an imperial poem praising its charm and essence, followed by a Qianlong cyclical bingxu date, corresponding to the summer of 1766, and one seal reading... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2009

Junyao censer. Song Dynasty

Junyao censer. Song Dynasty Rare Junyao tripod censer, Song Dynasty(960-1280), of compressed globular form applied with two horned monster masks with ringed handles, two upright handles extending above the galleried rim, the interior and exterior applied with a rich lavender and purple bubble-suffused glaze. Brodie Lodge Collection label number, conditon: tips to feet restored. Height : 7.62 cm - Diameter : 8.89 cm. Price: 6,500 € GUEST & GRAY 1-7 Davies Mews, W1K 5AB London - United Kingdom - Tel : 44 (020) 7408 1252... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2009

A collection of Limoges champlevé enamelled copper sold @ Sotheby's London

French, Limoges, circa 1220-1240. Bookcover champlevé enamelled copper. 22 by 11cm., 8 5/8 by 4¼in. Est. 50,000—70,000 GBP. Sold 118,850 GBP PROVENANCE: Jacqueline Boccador, Paris NOTE: Thirteenth century Limoges enamel bookcovers of the crucifixion were simplified to relate the story clearly and powerfully. The present plaque, like a similar bookcover sold in the Dormeuil collection, Sotheby's, Paris, 2007, no 18, succeeds with marked elegance. The composition is centered by a figure of the crowned Christ as an... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2009

Christie's New York Spring Asian Art Week Achieves $36.4 Million

An important buff sandstone figure of Sachika, India, Rajasthan, dated to 1179. Estimate: $200,000-300,000. Sold for $242,500. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 NEW YORK.- Christie's led the global market in Asian Art with $36 million achieved over four days of sales, March 17 through 20. Theow H. Tow, Deputy Chairman, Christie’s Americas and Asia, said: “We are pleased with the continued strength of Christie’s Asian Art Week which presented exceptional works of art to an international audience. The market for Asian Art has... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2009

Buddha Sakyamuni. Tibet. 13th century

Buddha Sakyamuni. Tibet. 13th century Silver, copper, pigment and gems. Height: 9 ¼ in. (23.6 cm.) (all text, images © Carlton Rochell Asian Art) NEW YORK ASIA WEEK 2009. Carlton Rochell Asian Art The Fuller Building 41 East 57th Street, Fourth Floor New York, NY 10022, USA. Tel: (212) 759-7600 - Fax: (212) 759-7601 - Email: info@carltonrochell.com - Website: www.carltonrochell.com
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13 mars 2009

An Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Bowl. Goryeo dynasty (13th century)

An Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Bowl. Goryeo dynasty (13th century) Deep and circular, inlaid on the interior in white slip with three pomegranate sprays alternating with three chrysanthemum sprays centering a further inlaid medallion of a chrysanthemum flower within a double-ring and cloud collar, all below a narrow band of inlaid lines and grasses below the rim; the exterior inlaid in white slip with a repeated band of grasses above a wide frieze of black-and white-slip chrysanthemum roundels surrounded by curling foliage... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2009

An Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Bowl Goryeo dynasty (13th century)

An Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Bowl. Goryeo dynasty (13th century) Inlaid in white slip on the interior with a wide frieze of clouds interspersed with four flying cranes of white slip with iron-slip legs, beaks and eyes, the sunken circular well inlaid in white slip with a single chrysanthemum within a cloud collar, all below a narrow band of lines and grasses; the exterior inlaid with another elaborate frieze executed in white and iron slip inlay of successive bands of leaves, chrysanthemum roundels and scrolling foliage,... [Lire la suite]
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