24 novembre 2018

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

  Lot 311. A carved Dingyao 'Fish' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 21 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 525,000 HKD (58,998 EUR). © Sotheby's. the interior freely carved with two fish swimming amid dense waves, applied with an ivory-tinged glaze, metal-bound rim. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999). Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 28 november 2018, 10:15 AM
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24 novembre 2018

A small carved Dingyao 'Fish' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 308. A small carved Dingyao 'Fish' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 11.7 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 600,000 HKD (67,427 EUR). © Sotheby's. the interior deftly incised and carved with a pair of fish swimming amid waves, the exterior encircled by a double-line border around the midsection, applied overall with an ivory-tinged glaze. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999). Note: See a larger bowl with similar incised and carved... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2018

A rare jade carving of a camel, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 8017. A rare jade carving of a camel, Song dynasty (960-1279); 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm.) long. Estimate: HK$1,200,000.00 - HK$1,800,000.00 USD 153,810 - USD 230,715). Unsold. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. The recumbent animal is depicted with head turned over its back, the face delicately carved, the body characterised by two gently ridged humps and softly polished vertebrae. The stone is of an opaque greyish-brown tone with mottling and dark veining.  Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s New York, 31... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2018

An impressive sancai 'lotus' dish, Tang dynasty (618-907)

  Lot 309. An impressive sancai 'lotus' dish, Tang dynasty (618-907); 23.6 cm, 9 1/4  in. Estimate 60,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,025,000 HKD (115,187 EUR). © Sotheby's. the rounded sides supported on a flat base, impressed in the centre with a stylised lotus, the central pod encircled by star-shaped petals with curled edges, all in green, chestnut and straw glazes reserved on a dappled ground, encircled around the well by five large semi-circular petals, the exterior and base... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2018

A marbled sancai pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 307. A marbled sancai pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907); 12.5 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD (28,094 EUR). © Sotheby's. decorated to the top with floral roundels and applied with a transparent russet-coloured glaze, the unglazed base revealing a reddish-burned earthenware body. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family. Note: Compare a similar marbled porcelain pillow of the Tang dynasty, unearthed in 1975... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2018

A sancai 'peony' vase, yuhuchunping, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 306. A sancai 'peony' vase, yuhuchunping, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 27.2 cm, 10 3/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 HKD. Lot sold 12500 HKD (1405 EUR). © Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body carved and painted with two peony sprays, the glaze stopping irregularly above the splayed foot revealing the body. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999). Note: Compare a similar vase in the Beijing Palace Museum, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2018

Anonymous (Attributed to Zhang Jizhi 1186-1263), Calligraphy

Lot 8020. Anonymous (Attributed to Zhang Jizhi 1186-1263), Calligraphy. Hanging scroll, ink on paper, 46 x 76.2 cm. (18 1/8 x 30 in.). Estimate: HK$1,000,000.00 - HK$2,000,000.00 (USD 128,175 - USD 256,350). Unsold. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. Property from the Linyushanren Collection. Powerful and Bold, yet Elegant The Japanese collector Linyushanren began collecting Chinese art in the 1970s and has been considered a connoisseur with an extremely discerning eye. Since 2015, Christie’s has held a... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2018

Su SHi (1037-1101), Wood and Rock

  Lot 8008. Su Shi (1037-1101), Wood and Rock, Handscroll, ink on paper. Painting: 26.3 x 50 cm. (10 3/8 x 19 3/4 in.). Painting and colophons: 26.3 x 185.5 cm. (10 3/8 x 73 in.). Overall with mounting: 27.2 x 543 cm. (10 3/4 x 213 3/4 in.). Colophons by Liu Liangzuo (11th century), Mi Fu (1051-1107), Yu Xilu (1278-1368) and Guo Chang (1563-1622). Forty one collector’s seals, including one of Liu Liangzuo, twelve of Wang Houzhi (1131-1204), three of Yu Xilu, twelve of Yang Zun... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2018

A Dingyao slip-decorated pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 305. A Dingyao slip-decorated pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279); 17.3 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 93,750 HKD (10,535 EUR). © Sotheby's. the concave top incised with a flower spray, covered overall save for the flat base in a clear glaze. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 28 november 2018, 10:15 AM  
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24 novembre 2018

A moulded Qingbai 'phoenix' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 304. A moulded Qingbai 'phoenix' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 19 cm, 7 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the interior decorated with a pair of phoenix, surrounded by floral scrolls and a key-fret band, applied overall with a transparent blue-tinged glaze suffused with crackles. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 28 november 2018, 10:15 AM
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