19 juin 2011

Kangxi blue and white porcelain @ Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco

  A pair of blue and white yenyen vases. Kangxi Marks and Period. Photo Bonhams The trumpet neck surrounded by a pair of dragons chasing a flaming pearl amid clouds and flames while three other dragons appear in same activity to the curving body, the inset foot surrounding a glazed and recessed base bearing the six-character mark in regular script within a double ring.; 18in (46cm) high. Estimate: US$10,000 - 15,000 Property from a New York Private Collection A blue and white porcelain yenyen vase. Kangxi Period. Photo... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2010

Longquan celadon chargers & jar & a Zhejiang celadon tripod censer, 17th Century

A Longquan celadon charger. Ming Dynasty. photo Bonhams The fabric incised with a diffuse leaf scroll band to the rim flange, a diffused peony scroll band along the curving cavetto and a cash-patterned diaper pattern filling a barbed medallion across the floor of the well, the reverse undecorated and the recessed base marked with a russet-burnt firing ring to the olive colored glaze. 18in (46cm) diameter - Sold for $17,080 A Longquan celadon jar. Ming Dynasty. photo Bonhams Of compressed globular form, its thick... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2010

A chinese longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

A chinese longquan celadon tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 12in. (30.5cm) diameter - Estimate : $800 - $1,200 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 2 - 3 March 2010. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com
12 décembre 2009

A rare large carved Dingyao bowl & A Longquan celadon tripod censer. Song Dynasty

A rare large carved Dingyao bowl. Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) The wide flaring sides rising from a narrow tapered foot to a foliate rim, the interior carved with a lotus blossom borne on a leafy scrolling branch, the metal-bound rim notched to conform to the lobed sides, evenly covered overall with an ivory-white glaze, 8 3/4 in. (22.1 cm.) diam., box - Price Realized HK$1,220,000 ($158,169) 宋 定窰白釉刻蓮花花口盌 Provenance: A Japanese private collection Literature: Souno Toji, Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Japan, 1979, no.... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2009

A rare large 'kinuta' longquan celadon tripod censer. Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

A rare large 'kinuta' longquan celadon tripod censer. Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279) Well potted with compressed body raised on three splayed, tapering supports relief-decorated with a single vertical rib issuing from a similar rib at the edge of the high canted shoulder below the upright neck and flared mouth rim, covered all over with a luminous glaze of blue-green color thinning to a whitish tone on the edge of the mouth rim and ribs and ending in an uneven line fired to a pale orange. 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam., 6 3/8 in.... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2009

A large celadon-glazed tripod censer. Early Ming Dynasty

A large celadon-glazed tripod censer. Early Ming Dynasty Standing on three animal-mask feet, moulded to the exterior of the shallow curving body with the eight trigrams below a band of scrolling foliage, with a band of bosses below the inward-curving rim, covered with an olive-green glaze, stopping short at the centre of the interior and the base. 31.5cm (12½in) diam. (2). Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 - Unsold Exhibited: Borås Konstmuseum, Gothenburg, 1985.Illustrated: Mittens Rike, En unik exposé av 4000 års konst och... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2009

A celadon-glazed russet-splashed tripod censer, Song/Yuan Dynasty

A celadon-glazed russet-splashed tripod censer, Song/Yuan Dynasty The compressed globular body supported by three stout legs, incised with three shaped panels enclosing floral diapers, the neck with two stylised scrolls, rising to an everted rim, decorated overall with an olive-green glaze and iron-oxide splashes. 15.6cm (6¼in) high. Sold for £6,000 Provenance: a French private collectionNote: The dating of this lot is consistent with a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P107y22 ... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

A large documentary polychrome-glazed pottery tripod censer, Wanli, dated 1589 and of the period

A large documentary polychrome-glazed pottery tripod censer, Wanli, dated 1589 and of the period Raised on three monster-mask legs, the body deftly carved in high relief around the exterior with a pair of confronted dragons amidst a single blossoming lotus flower on one side, and scrolling lotus flowers on the reverse, the front of the rim with an inscription dating it to a festive day of the 12th month of the 16th year of the Wanli Emperor, each upright handle with dedicatory inscription, together with wood stand and domed... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

A yellow-glazed tripod censer, ding, 17th century

A yellow-glazed tripod censer, ding, 17th century Modelled after its archaic bronze prototype, incised on either side with cloud scrolls and ruyi-head motifs composing abstract taotie masks, against a geometric ground with segmented flower-heads, the three legs moulded as stylised makara heads, covered overall with a rich yellow glaze.  16.3cm (6½in) high. Sold for £8,400 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer, collection label no.458. Palmer Inventory no.458, where it is stated that the ding was purchased as 16th century in December... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2009

A dehua tripod censer. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A dehua tripod censer. Qing dynasty, 18th century the globular rounded sides resting on three short feet modelled as beast heads, the sides encircled by a band of moulded ruyi heads, below a waisted neck and flat mouthrim, covered overall with an even niveous white glaze. width 10.1 cm., 4 in. Estimate 60,000—90,000 HKD PROVENANCE: A Private Japanese Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 08 Apr 09. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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