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07 décembre 2019

A Jian 'hare's fur' tea bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 429. A Jian 'hare's fur' tea bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 12.9 cm, 5 1/8  in.. Estimate HKD  20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 87,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. potted with a shallow groove below the mouth rim, applied with a black glaze with 'hare's fur' streaks stopping neatly above the foot, metal-bound rim. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
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07 décembre 2019

A Southern kiln 'hare's fur' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 426. A Southern kiln 'hare's fur' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate HKD  3,000 — 4,000. Lot Sold 13,750 HKD. © Sotheby's. with deep sides resting on a short foot, applied with a thick black glaze with silver streaks drizzling down on the interior, the glaze pooling above the foot revealing a greyish stoneware. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2019

A black-glazed russet-painted jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 424. A black-glazed russet-painted jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 21 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate HKD  40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a countersunk base to a short neck centred with a flange below the lipped rim, painted with two phoenix in flight. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
07 décembre 2019

A Jian 'hare's fur' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 423. A Jian 'hare's fur' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate HKD  60,000 — 80,000. Lot Sold 75,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. potted with a shallow groove below the rim, applied with a black glaze with cascading 'hare's fur' streaks, the glaze pooling unevenly above the foot. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019  
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07 décembre 2019

Two Jian 'hare's fur' bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 422. Two Jian 'hare's fur' bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279); 12.8 and 12.4 cm, 5 and 4 7/8  in. Estimate HKD  15,000 — 20,000. Lot Sold 81,250 HKD. © Sotheby's. one with shallow rounded sides and an everted rim, the other with deep rounded sides, both covered in a black glaze with with cascading 'hare's fur' streaks stopping short above the foot . Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 5th June and 11th August 2001. ... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2019

A russet-painted black-glazed ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

  Lot 421. A russet-painted black-glazed ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126); 12.7 cm, 5 in. Estimate HKD  20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 81,250 HKD. © Sotheby's. of double-gourd form, applied with a curved strap handle opposite a facetted spout, liberally painted with an abstract bird in russet, all reserved against a lustrous black glaze, the unglazed base inscribed with a tian (sky) character in ink. Provenance: Mayuyama & Co., Ltd. Exhibited: A... [Lire la suite]

07 décembre 2019

'Arabesque' at Clark Art Institute, Williamstown

Paul Elie Ranson, Tiger in the Jungle, c. 1893. Color lithograph on paper, 14 7/16 x 11 3/16 in., Museum purchase, Joseph O. Eaton Fund., Williams College Museum of Art, 57.33 Implying infinite freedom and open-ended, self-engendering form, the arabesque motif is deeply associated with Islamic art and architecture while also being central to key movements in European art. With a history stretching back to antiquity, arabesque lies at the heart of debates over ornament and meaning in art. Long relegated... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2019

A turquoise-glazed bamboo-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722)

Lot 467. A turquoise-glazed bamboo-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722); 13.8 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate HKD  30,000 — 40,000. Lot Sold 40,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. modelled in the form of bamboo, carved with horizontal ridges simulating the nodes and detailed with attendant branches. Provenance: Collection of Zhu Shennong (1894-1962) and thence by descent in the family. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2019

A small 'peach bloom'-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722)

Lot 450. A small 'peach bloom'-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722); 11.3 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 112,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. of pear shape, surmounted by a slender neck with flared mouth, covered in a deep red glaze mottled with pink and pale olive green, wood stand. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
07 décembre 2019

A copper-red 'dragon' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722)

Lot 449. A copper-red 'dragon' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 137,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. of ovoid form, painted in vivid copper-red tones with two winged dragons striding amidst cloud and fire scrolls, the base with a tian mark in underglaze blue, wood stand. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019