24 mars 2010

A green-glazed 'dragon' saucer. Qianlong seal mark and period

A green-glazed 'dragon' saucer. Qianlong seal mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's the interior decorated with a medallion enclosing two dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst scrolling clouds, covered with a bright green glaze - diameter 5 1/2 in., 14 cm. Est. 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 28,750 USD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 23 Mar 2010. New York www.sothebys.com 
18 mai 2009

A pair of green-glazed carved baluster vases. Early 18th century

A pair of green-glazed carved baluster vases. Early 18th century Each with a central register around the exterior finely incised with a dense peony scroll with meandering trellises and blossoming flower heads, the gently flaring neck with a horizontal rib dividing bands of incised lappets, all supported on a spreading foot, covered, except for the foot ring, with a vibrant green glaze. 25.2cm (10in) high. (2). Sold for £28,800 Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's London, 12 December 1989, lot 390The Jarras... [Lire la suite]
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18 mai 2009

A green-glazed carved baluster vase, meiping, Kangxi

A green-glazed carved baluster vase, meiping, Kangxi The gently waisted body rising to a wide rounded shoulder carved with a wide scale-pattern band, with a border of inverted foliate lappets at the shoulder and foot, applied on either side with two lion-mask handles.  20.6cm (8in) high. Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 - Unsold. Provenance: the Jarras Collection, EnglandA comparable example, but without the lion-mask handles, in the Palace Museum, Beijing is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the... [Lire la suite]
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18 mai 2009

An ochre-ground green-glazed flattened pear-shaped vase, Kangxi

An ochre-ground green-glazed flattened pear-shaped vase, Kangxi Of elegant slender form rising to the flared rectangular rim, moulded on both sides with a peach-shaped panel finely incised around the edges, with a pair of green-glazed elephant handles, the green running over the shoulders, supported on a rectangular foot, all covered except for the handles with a rich amber glaze pooling at the base to a darker honey tone, the base with green glaze. 25.7cm (10in) high. Sold for £3,600 Provenance: purchased from Rare... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2009

Rare green-glazed cizhou sgraffiato 'peony' vase. Northern Song dynasty, 11th century, or later

A rare green-glazed cizhou sgraffiato 'peony' vase. Northern Song dynasty, 11th century, or later The well-balanced baluster body supported on a high splayed foot and with a tall tapering neck ending on a wide rolled-out everted rim, delicately carved and incised with two large peony blooms borne on leafy stems, all above a band of overlapping petals at the base. 11 in. (31 cm.) high. Est. £15,000 - £20,000 - Price realised : £18,750  Provenance: Acquired by a European collector from Kusaka Shogado in Japan in the... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2009

An Aubergine and Green-Glazed 'Dragon' Bowl, Kangxi Mark and Period

An Aubergine and Green-Glazed 'Dragon' Bowl, Kangxi Mark and Period the steeply rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the body finely incised and enamelled around the exterior in a dark aubergine with two dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' on a glossy green ground, the interior and base glazed white. diameter 5 1/4 in., 3.3 cm. Estimate 10,000—12,000 USD. Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's