26 juin 2011

Cizhou-type vessels & Longquan Celadon. Southern Song /Yuan Dynasty (12th-14th century),

A Chinese cizhou-type brown-painted ovoid jar,  Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 12¼in. (31cm.) high. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500- Price Realized  $6,250 Provenance: Warren E. Cox & Assoc., New York, prior to 1978. Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Notes: The result of Oxford thermoluminescence test no. 466d5 is consistent with the dating of this lot. Two Chinese cizhou-type vessels, Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 comprising a brown-glazed resist decorated... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2011

Verseuse en grès émaillé céladon, longquan. Chine, Ming dynasty, XIVème-début du XVème siècle

Verseuse en grès émaillé céladon, longquan. Chine, Ming dynasty, XIVème-début du XVème siècle. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 La panse et le bec à décor incisé de fleurs épanouies et en boutons parmi des feuillages, le pied et le col rehaussés de pétales de lotus. Hauteur: 34,5 cm. (13 5/8 in.). Estimate €15,000 - €20,000($21,971 - $29,295). Price Realized €18,750 ($27,445) Christie's. Art d'Asie, 7 June 2011, Paris www.christies.com
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]
27 mars 2011

An Imperial Longquan celadon dish. Ming Dynasty, Yongle period.

An Imperial Longquan celadon dish. Ming Dynasty, Yongle period. photo Sotheby's the well-potted body raised on a slightly tapered foot, finely carved to the interior with fruiting lychee branches, the deep rounded sides decorated with a floral scroll comprised of lotus and leaves continuing on the exterior, evenly applied with a lustrous glaze of soft olive-green tone thinning to a paler tone at the rim; diameter 12 3/4 in., 32.4 cm. Estimate 40,000—60,000 USD. Lot Sold 398,500 USD NOTE: Vessels of large form and extremely... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2011

Ten best of Harmony of Form, Serenity of Color: A Private Collection of 'Song' Ceramics @ Sorheby"s

A Rare Imperial Numbered Jun' Narcissus Bowl, Early Ming Dynasty. photo Sotheby"s The second single owner collection of the series, Harmony of Form, Serenity of Color: A Private Collection of ‘Song’ Ceramics, achieved a total of $9,039,375, comfortably exceeding the $4.7/6.8 million estimate. The sale was led by A Rare Imperial Numbered ‘Jun’ Narcissus Bowl, Early Ming Dynasty which sold for $2,210,500, many multiples of the $200/300,000 estimate. A Very Fine Carved ‘Ding’ ‘Peony’ Dish, Northern Song Dynasty fetched $866,500,... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2011

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art to Be Offered at Sotheby's in New York

An Important Imperial Nian Rebellion Battle Painting 'Siege Of Pingyu', from a set of eighteen paintings commemorating the campaign of the victories over the Nian, 1853-1868, by Qingkuang et al. Qing Dynasty, Guangxu Period, ink and colour on paper, framed and under glass, 122 x 54 in., 309.9 x 137.1 cm. Est. $800,000 - 1,200,000. NEW YORK, N.Y.- On 23 March 2011 Sotheby’s Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale will offer superb examples of Chinese painting, jades, furniture, ceramics and other works of art. The 200 lot sale... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2011

An unusual Longquan celadon tripod vessel, jue. Ming dynasty

An unusual Longquan celadon tripod vessel, jue. Ming dynasty. Courtesy Gibson Antiques after an archaic bronze original - Price on request. For a closely related example see Roger Keverene, Summer Exhibition Catalogue, Summer 2003, pl.51. p.45. Gibson Antiques. 7 GEORGIAN HOUSE, 10 BURY STREET, ST JAME'S, LONDON, SW1Y 2AA. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: TEL: 0044 (0) 7831 645468
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22 janvier 2011

A Chinese Longquan celadon glazed shallow bowl. Early Ming dynasty, 15th Century.

A Chinese Longquan celadon glazed shallow bowl. Early Ming dynasty, 15th Century.  Courtesy Marchantwith flat everted rim, carved in the well with three phoenix birds in flight amongst insects, encircled by a continuous scrolling branch of flowering lotus, the exterior with a band of lappets above the foot, covered over all in a rich celadon glaze, the base with a burnt red unglazed ring.; 6 3/8 inches, 16.3cm diameter. Price on request • Formerly in a private Japanese collection. MARCHANT;... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2010

Daily Life in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum, New York

The first section of the exhibition presents objects that relate to daily life in Yuan China. They include examples of men’s and women’s dresses and ornaments; vessels for ritual purposes and everyday use; and articles associated with travel. In every category, there are objects made using in traditional forms and decoration and others that display influences from Northern and Central Asia that arrived with the Mongols. Nearly all objects in this section are recent archaeological finds from China. Scene of a Family Watching a... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2010

Époque Yongzheng (1723-1735). Vase de forme « tianqiuping » (sphère céleste) en porcelaine. photo Piasa - Paris décorée en émaux polychromes de la famille rose de branches de pivoines fleuries de couleur rose, jaune et rouge et délicatement entourées de leur feuillage.On distingue une fine branche de fleurs de pommier sauvage, le col est décoré d'une branche de bourgeons et magnolias fleuris et deux abeilles peintes en grisaille volant sur la panse.Au revers de la base, la marque de Yongzheng en kaishu à six caractères en bleu... [Lire la suite]