21 juin 2011

Stoneware ceramics from the Harvard Art Museums, sold to benefit the Asian Acquisition Fund

A Yaozhou celadon glazed stoneware bowl. Northern Song Period. Photo Bonhams The walls of its deep curving well divided by six radiating lines and the exterior incised with a single band below the rim, the olive green glaze applied to all surfaces except the foot pad exhibiting a dense web of craze lines and burnt to a golden brown where thinly applied around the foot area. 7 7/8in (20cm) diameter - Estimate: US$4,000 - 6,000 Property from the Harvard Art Museums, sold to benefit the Asian Acquisition Fund    A... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2011

An unusual and very rare celadon-glazed barbed-rim Narcissus Bowl, China, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period.

An unusual and very rare celadon-glazed barbed-rim Narcissus Bowl, China, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period. photo Nagel Auktionen Strongly potted with shallow lobed sides rising to an everted rim of corresponding foliate shape, supported on five ruyi feet. D. 22,5 cm. Estimate 30000 / 50000 € Provenance: Christie's Hongkong, 28.10.2002, Lot 716 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 6th 2011 www.auction.de
03 avril 2011

Chinese celadon-glazed & Ru-type vases from a Palm Beach Private Collector

A Chinese celadon-glazed bottle vase. Qing dynasty, 18th- 19th century. photo Sotheby's the bulbous body tapering to a slender neck and a molded garlic-head mouth, all covered in an even pale celadon glaze; height 11 in. 28 cm. Estimate 15,000—25,000 USD. Lot Sold 68,500 USD A Chinese Ru-type bottle vase. Qing dynasty, 18th- 19th century. photo Sotheby's covered in a rich gray-blue glaze suffused with fine yellow-brown crackling, the foot dressed in brown; height 11 1/4 in. 28.6 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2011

Sale at Christie's Offers Superb Chinese Works Largely Unseen for Thirty Years

An Exceptionally Rare Blue-Glazed Flask-Form Vase. Qianlong Six-Character Seal Mark in Underglaze Blue and of the Period (1736-1795). Estimate on request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2011. NEW YORK, NY.- On March 24, Christie’s New York presents Magnificent Qing Monochrome and Earlier Works of Art from the Gordon Collection, a single-owner sale highlighted by a group of magnificent imperial monochrome-glazed porcelains from the Qing dynasty. The sale will feature 98 exceptional lots ranging from archaic bronze vessels to modern... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2011

Chinese Celadon Glazed Dish. Ming Dynasty

Chinese Celadon Glazed Dish. Ming Dynasty. photo courtesy Doyle New York The heavily potted dish of shallow form with a barbed rim, the interior molded with central blossoming flowers within an incised line cartouche and loosely drawn floral sprays, the exterior with ribbed sides. Diameter 11 1/2 inches.Light interior surface scratches and reverse with three small firing holes. Good color. Estimate $8,000-10,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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26 décembre 2010

A superb large celadon-glazed tripled-neck moonflask. Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735).

A superb large celadon-glazed tripled-neck moonflask. Yongzheng six-character sealmark and of the period (1723-1735). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Sturdily potted of flattened circular form, the body finely moulded on each side with five Daoist emblems, the Five Sacred Peaks, reserved on a ground of finely incised lingzhi branches and trailing vapour, repeated on the narrow sides and the three ribbed cylindrical necks, with a pair of scrolled leaf-form handles, all under an even glaze of sea-green tone; 20 in. (50.8 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2010

Yuan Pottery in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum New York

Bottle with Design of  Waves, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Pottery with painted decoration (Jizhou ware); H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm), Diam. of rim: 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm), Diam. of foot: 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm). Lent by Jiangxi Provincial Museum Water painting was a major genre in Chinese art of the Song dynasty (960–1279). Albums were painted with images of water in every mode, from gentle ripples to crashing breakers. Walls and screens were also decorated with waves. Few water paintings are known after the... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2010

A fine and very rare 'anhua' celadon-glazed porcelain blossom bowl, China, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

A fine and very rare 'anhua' celadon-glazed porcelain blossom bowl, China, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period. photo courtesy Nagel  D. 15,4 cm - Estimate € 25 000 / 35 000 For the Yongle prototype of this very rare bowl see 'Monochrome Porcelain - The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace', Beijing 1999. no. 169 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
09 juillet 2010

Yongzheng period enamel & Chinese porcelains from The Spencer House Sale

A Chinese imari shell-shaped enamel ewer and basin, Yongzheng period (1723-35). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The ewer formed as a nautilus shell on a stepped, waisted foot, with large scrolling bracket handle, the basin as a scallop shell, the exterior of the ewer and interior of the basin decorated on the fluted surface with bérainesque motifs within iron-red and gilt line surrounds, the underside of the basin with similar motifs in underglaze blue and gilt, supported on three small shell feet, restorations12¼ in. (31... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2010

Clair-de-lune-glazed, blue-purple glazed, celadon-glazed & powderblue-glazed porcelains, Qianlong & 18th/19th ct..

A rare clair-de-lune-glazed 'chrysanthemum' dish, China, Qianlong six-character mark and of the period. © 2010 Nagel - Auction the rounded sides crisply moulded with forty-four radiating petals, rising from the short, straight rim to a corresponding lobed rim in the form of a chrysanthemum. D. 17,8 cm. Estimate 50 000 €. Sold 75 000 € A fine monochrome blue-purple glazed porcelain vase, China, 18th ct. © 2010 Nagel - Auction Good condition. H. 32,6 cm - Estimate 6 000 €. Sold 7 000 € A good... [Lire la suite]