10 janvier 2008

A fine and large celadon carved charger - Ming dynasty, 15th century

A fine and large celadon carved charger - Ming dynasty, 15th century The broad circular dish finely potted with gently rising sides, deftly carved to the interior with a luxuriant lotus flower borne on scrolling foliage delineated by incised wavy lines, the well carved with a band of dense lotus scroll, the exterior incised with a single line below the rolled mouth rim, the base burnt orange-brown in the firing. 46.5cm (18¼in) diam.- Estimate: £30,000 - 50,000 - Unsold. Footnote: A similar dish from the Ottoman Court... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2008

A carved celadon globular jar and cover, guan - Ming Dynasty

A carved celadon globular jar and cover, guan - Ming Dynasty Heavily carved around the exterior with large coiling leafy peony issuing two full blooms, the leaf-shaped domed cover similar with a small stalk finial (cover crack restored). 25cm (9¾in) high. (2). Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 - Unsold. Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006.  New Bond Street
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10 janvier 2008

A very rare blue and white circular ewer - Yuan Dynasty, second quarter of the 14th century

A very rare blue and white circular ewer - Yuan Dynasty, second quarter of the 14th century Of flattened circular form with a simple tapering loop spout and elaborately curved handle, painted on one side in bold characteristic rich dark blue showing traces of 'heaping and piling' with a single flying phoenix amongst a dense meander of flowering leafy peony, the other side with three large peony sprays issuing from budding leafy branches, both domed panels within a narrower border of continuous chrysanthemum meander, coiling... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2008

A blue and white globular jar, guan - Yuan/Early Ming Dynasty

A blue and white globular jar, guan - Yuan/Early Ming Dynasty Painted around the body with a row of three qilins in pursuit above a stylised floral scroll, the foot with a row of stylised lappets (small chip). 22cm (8½in) wide. Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 - Unsold. Footnote: The result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Limited, no. P205b27, is consistent with the dating of this lot.A similar jar is illustrated, Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society, Volume 67. 2002-2003, pg.55, in the lecture... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2008

A Jianyao 'hare's fur' bowl - Southern Song Dynasty

A Jianyao 'hare's fur' bowl - Southern Song Dynasty The interior under a bright black shiny glaze with extensive thin streaks towards the chocolate-washed rim (rim chip restored). 13cm (5in) diam. Estimate: £1,000 - 1,500 - Unsold.Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006.  New Bond Street
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10 janvier 2008

A small Longquan celadon bottle vase - Southern Song Dynasty

A small Longquan celadon bottle vase - Southern Song Dynasty The bulbous body rising to a wide slightly tapering neck terminating in an everted lipped rim, overall covered in an opaque greyish-green glaze. 16cm (6¼in) high. Sold for £1,000 plus Premium and tax   Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 6 Nov 2006.  New Bond Street
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08 janvier 2008

A large sancai glazed pottery guardian figure - Tang Dynasty

A large sancai glazed pottery guardian figure - Tang Dynasty Displaying a grimacing face beneath a flying phoenix that forms his headdress and animal heads with reticulated horns as the shoulder guards to his body armor as he stands with raised right arm upon a recumbent ox, the surfaces highlighted with green, amber and colorless enamels as well as traces of pigment (restored). 38 1/4in (97cm) high - Sold for $7,000 plus Premium and tax Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco,... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2008

Hampel. Deckelvase der Ming-Dynastie

Deckelvase der Ming-Dynastie Runde, geschulterte Vase mit Blaumalerei von Blüten- und Blattdekor. Im unteren Bereich Felder sowie im oberen Bereich der Schulter drei große Blattmotive mit darin befindlichen kleineren Blüten- und Blattmotiven. Schmale, sich nach außen weitende Lippe. Deckel mit Blaumalerei und Abschlussknauf. Höhe: 28,5 cm. China, Ming-Dynastie, 17. Jahrhundert. Estimate € 2.600 - 3.000 - Invendu. Hampel. Asian Art. Friday, 07. December 2007
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08 janvier 2008

Two Jizhou ware tea bowls - Southern Song/Yuan Dynasty

Two Jizhou ware tea bowls - Southern Song/Yuan Dynasty The smaller bowl of inverted bell form with flared rim displaying a tortoise shell glaze of mottled amber splashes on the dark ferruginous ground (base drilled); the larger bowl of conical form displaying on its shallow well an abstracted prunus branch and cloud design in bluish-white slip on the dark ferruginous ground (both with degraded glazes). 4 1/2 and 5 3/4in (11.5 and 14.5cm) diameter - Sold for $3,000 plus Premium and tax Note: The results of Oxford... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2008

A Longquan celadon charger and stand - Ming Dynasty

A Longquan celadon charger and stand - Ming Dynasty The charger thickly potted, its canted rim flange lightly incised to the biscuit with scroll work and a flowering branch outlined across the floor of its curving well, a lustrous olive-green glaze covering all surfaces except for a cinnamon-burnt firing ring on the recessed base; the tall stand of circular section featuring a foliate rim, pierced waist above six curving trefoil legs with reeded edges descending to the sturdy foot ring and the glaze covering most surfaces... [Lire la suite]
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