28 février 2009

A Black 'Tixi' Lacquer Dish, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century

A Black 'Tixi' Lacquer Dish, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century of circular form, carved through layers of red and black lacquer on a dark-brown ground with three concentric registers of ruyi-head pommels encircling a four-point star in the center, with a classic scroll to the exterior encircling the countersunk base lacquered black, Japanese wood box (2). diameter 9 in., 22.8 cm. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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28 février 2009

A Celadon Jade Bowl, Ming Dynasty, 16th / 17th Century

A Celadon Jade Bowl, Ming Dynasty, 16th / 17th Century the small bowl resting atop a straight foot, set with two open-cut handles in form of two firece qilong clambering along the side, confronting one another as their heads and long beards skim the surface of the everted rim, the polished stone of pale celadon with white and russet inclusions. width across handles 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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28 février 2009

A Group Of Five Jade Carvings, Ming dynasty

A Group Of Five Jade Carvings, Ming dynasty comprising a rhyton suspending a loose ring under an animal-mask; two small animal carvings in the form of a lion and an elephant; a belt-buckle carved as a small qilong clambering atop another; and a gray carving of a lotus pod (5). height of largest 3 1/4 in., 8.3 cm. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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28 février 2009

An Archaistic Carved Stone Plaque, Ming Dynasty

An Archaistic Carved Stone Plaque, Ming Dynasty naturalistically carved as a curled mythical beast with scrolled wings and tail, the stone dark a greyish-brown tone. length 4 3/8 in., 11cm. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD PROVENANCE: W. W. Winkworth Collection (according to label).Rare Art, New York (until the 1980s).Thereafter with the present owner Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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28 février 2009

A Small 'Jun' Purle And Lavender-Glazed Cup, Ming dynasty

A Small 'Jun' Purle And Lavender-Glazed Cup, Ming dynasty the delicately curved sides supported on a petite foot, culminating in a slightly everted lip, applied to the exterior with a thick purple glaze running over the interior of the mouth, the remainder of the well filled with a lavender-blue glaze revealing tiny 'worm-holes', minor traces of lavender-blue around the foot stained brown, the underside applied with a lavender-blue glaze, Japanese wood box (2). diameter 3 1/4 in., 8.3 cm. Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2009

A Large 'Longquan' Celadon Barbed Dish, Yuan / Ming Dynasty, 14th / 15th Century

A Large 'Longquan' Celadon Barbed Dish, Yuan / Ming Dynasty, 14th / 15th Century of shallow form and thickly potted fluted sides corresponding to the everted rim molded with bracket lobes, all radiating from a plain circular well on the interior, thickly applied overall in a deep olive-green glaze pooling to a darker color in the recesses, an unglazed ring on the base burnt orange in the firing. diameter 18 1/2 in., 47 cm. Estimate 30,000—40,000 USD PROVENANCE: Spink & Son, Ltd, London (until 1986).Thereafter with the... [Lire la suite]