03 juin 2016

A very rare carved biscuit porcelain brushpot, bitong, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 28. A very rare carved biscuit porcelain brushpot, bitong, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate HK$ 400,000 - 600,000 (€46,000 - 69,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. Of cylindrical form, intricately and deftly carved around the body in various levels of relief with a scholar and attendant gazing at a flock of three sheep within a mountainous riverscape, the scholar holding a ruyisceptre and the attendant bearing a staff, all within a setting of rocky outcrops, pine and wutong trees,... [Lire la suite]

03 juin 2016

A rare Imperial Ming-style blue and white 'peach' pilgrim flask, bianhu, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 27. A rare Imperial Ming-style blue and white 'peach' pilgrim flask, bianhu, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850). Sold for HK$ 687,500 (€79,311). Photo: Bonhams. Of flattened form rising from a splayed rectangular foot, moulded on each side with a raised peach-shaped cartouche in relief, painted with two bats in flight encircling peaches issuing from a gnarled leafy branch, the body further surrounded by meandering lotus scrolls and two bands of lingzhi running along the sides, the narrow... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2016

Sapphire and diamond ring &

Lot 75. 46.65 carats 'Royal Peacock Blue' Sri Lankan cushion-shaped sapphire and diamond ring. Estimate HK$2,800,000 - 3,800,000 (US$360,000 - 487,000) & Lot 76. 25.11 carats, VS1 clarity Fancy Deep Brownish Yellow cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamond and diamond ring. Estimate HK$2,500,000 - 3,500,000 (US$320,000 - 450,000). Courtesy Tiancheng International.   Lot 75. 46.65 carats 'Royal Peacock Blue' Sri Lankan cushion-shaped... [Lire la suite]
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03 juin 2016

A celadon-glazed bowl and a 'Yaozhou' persimmon-glazed jar, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 642. A celadon-glazed bowl and a 'Yaozhou' persimmon-glazed jar, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Unsold.  Photo: Sotheby's. the bowl deeply potted with a flaring rim, applied all over in an olive-coloured glaze pooling to a deeper tone in the recesses of the carved concentric borders around the exterior of the rim, the jar covered overall save the countersunk base in a persimmon-coloured glaze; 18.3 and 6.9 cm, 7 1/4  and 2 3/4 in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2016

A 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 738. A 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 43,750 HKD (5,054 EUR).  Photo: Sotheby's. of conical form supported on a short foot, applied overall with a lustrous glaze of an olive-green tone; 13.4 cm, 5 1/4 in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016
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03 juin 2016

A large 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 737. A large 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Unsold.  Photo: Sotheby's. deftly potted with steep sides supported on short footring, applied with an olive-green glaze; 20 cm, 7 7/8  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016
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03 juin 2016

Two small 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 641. Two small 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD (2,888 EUR).  Photo: Sotheby's. each of conical form resting on a slightly tapered foot, one with a more flared mouthrim, thinly covered with a greyish-green glaze; 9.9 and 10 cm, 3 7/8  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016
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03 juin 2016

A carved 'Yaozhou' 'floral' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 637. A carved 'Yaozhou' 'floral' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 47,500 HKD (5,488 EUR).  Photo: Sotheby's. with a flower at the centre encircled by a scroll issuing three further blooms and attendant buds, all wreathed by densely sprouting foliage, the exterior with knife-cut lines radiating below the mouth; 10 cm, 3 7/8  in. Provenance: A private Japanese collection Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016
03 juin 2016

A pair of carved 'Yaozhou' bowls, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 634. A pair of carved 'Yaozhou' bowls, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD (4,332 EUR).  Photo: Sotheby's. each with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior freely carved with fluid lines simulating petals, the interior with six vertical lines encircling the recessed cavetto from the rim, covered overall save for the footring with a warm celadon glaze; 11.7 and 11.8 cm, 4 5/8   in. ... [Lire la suite]
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03 juin 2016

A carved 'Yaozhou' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 619. A carved 'Yaozhou' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate 50,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 93,750 HKD (10,831 EUR).  Photo: Sotheby's. the exterior carved in a free manner with floral designs, applied overall with a celadon-green glaze, thinning to white on the dividing ridges to the interior; 12.3 cm, 4 7/8  in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016