28 novembre 2019

A rare straw-glazed marbled bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3063. A rare straw-glazed marbled bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 6 ¾ in. (17.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 225,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is with rounded sides rising from the broad foot ring to a slightly everted rim. It is decorated inside and out with a fine marbled pattern depicting six-petal florets. Each petal is detailed with wavy lines of a brown clay against a buff clay ground, radiating from a central stamen inlaid with... [Lire la suite]

28 novembre 2019

A Longquan celadon gu-form vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 3067. A Longquan celadon gu-form vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 7 3/4 in. (19.2 cm. high). Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 1,062,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bulging body of the vase is applied with a pair of lion-mask loose-ring handles between bands of applied florette-shaped bosses above and below. The base of the neck is moulded with three bow-string bands while another moulded bow-string band encircles the upper foot. The vase is... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed tea bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3065. A russet-splashed black-glazed tea bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,600,000. Price realised HKD 4,685,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot ring to a grooved mouth rim. The bowl is covered with a lustrous black glaze with russet splashes thinning to a blackish-brown colour near the mouth rim and ending above the exposed buff biscuit foot,... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

A Jizhou black-glazed tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3064. A Jizhou black-glazed tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 5/16 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is thickly potted with deep rounded sides rising from a low recessed base. It is covered with a thick even glaze of ebony colour suffused with a very fine network of crackles, thinning to brown near the mouth rim and ending above the exposed buff biscuit foot, box. Note: Jizhou... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

A rare and large purple-splashed Jun bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3062. A rare and large purple-splashed Jun bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 1,600,000 - HKD 2,800,000. Price realised HKD 1,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is well potted with deep, rounded and straight sides rising from a low rising from a low, spreading foot to a slightly inverted rim, and is covered with milky blue and purple splashes suffused with copper green spots. The thick glaze on the exterior stops short of the... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

An exceedingly rare Ding ‘Mandarin duck and lotus’ incense burner and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3059. An exceedingly rare Ding ‘Mandarin duck and lotus’ incense burner and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12 7/8 in. (32.8 cm.) high overall. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,725,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The incense burner is elaborately modelled with an inverted dome-shaped stand moulded with lotus petals enclosing leafy foliage, above a band of cartouches each containing a lion mask, supported on detached ruyi-shaped feet, rising... [Lire la suite]

28 novembre 2019

A very rare large Ding carved 'fish' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3058. A very rare large Ding carved 'fish' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 13 in. (33 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 7,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is sturdily potted with tall rounded sides rising from a short foot ring, the interior is carved with a large carp swimming in a pond and the exterior is carved with four rows of overlapping petals. The vessel is covered overall with an ivory-coloured glaze with the mouth... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

A pair of huanghuali Southern official armchairs, nanguanmaoyi, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3055. A pair of huanghuali Southern official armchairs, nanguanmaoyi, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 36 5/8in. (93cm) high; 23 7/8 in. (60.5cm.) wide; 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each with a bowed crestrail above a curved back splat carved with floral scrolls in a beaded-edge medallion, the S-shaped arms with vertical supports and continued to S-shaped front support, extended to a soft cane... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

An extremely rare pair of large huanghuali meditation square stools, chandeng, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3048. An extremely rare pair of large huanghuali meditation square stools, chandeng, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 19 1/2 in. (49.5cm.) high, the top 25 1/2 in. (64.8cm.) square. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 2,375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each with soft cane seat within a plain frame supported on the square corner legs joined by angular bracket aprons with continuous beading, the hoof feet carved with squared scrolls joined by a stretcher frame at... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

A rare small zitan table, xiaopingtou’an, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

  Lot 3043. A rare small zitan table, xiaopingtou’an, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 32 in. (81.9cm.) high, 28 in. (71cm.) wide, 14 in. (37.4 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Of slender, elongated proportions, the paneled top with ‘ice-plate’ edge supported on splayed legs of circular section joined by a plain apron with apron-head spandrels and four grooved stretchers enclosing a tongued panel to form a lower shelf. ... [Lire la suite]