03 juin 2018

A Ding miniature model of tea brazier and skillet, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 2905. A Ding miniature model of tea brazier and skillet, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 562,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The tea warmer has a bell-form base surmounted by a pentafoil pan and a cylindrical brazier that supports a shallow wok with a pair of bail handles. The brazier with a shaped aperture is reticulated around the sides with mullions separated by twist-robe appliqué. It is covered... [Lire la suite]

03 juin 2018

A very rare Guan lobed tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 2902. A very rare Guan lobed tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 ½ in. (11.4 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 2,200,000 - HKD 2,800,000. Price realised HKD 4,660,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bulbous body is potted with three lobes and a raised band on the shoulder, supported on three cabriole feet, rising to a slightly lipped rim, the handles now missing. It is covered overall with a thick, crackled glaze of greyish-green tone, thinning to a purplish colour at... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

A purple-splashed Jun bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3094. A purple-splashed Jun bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd The thickly potted bowl is covered inside out with a milky blue glaze, the exterior suffused almost entirely with deep violet-red and purple splashes, the interior with a single splash. The glaze stops irregularly above the foot revealing the purplish-brown body, Japanese wood box. Christie's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

A Jian ‘hare’s fur’ tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3095. A Jian ‘hare’s fur’ tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd The bowl is thickly potted with a narrow groove below the rim, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze streaked with fine ‘hare’s fur’ markings on the interior and exterior where the glaze stops irregularly above the foot exposing the chocolate-brown body, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

A carved Ding foliate-rim bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3091. A carved Ding foliate-rim bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 525,000. © Christie's Images Ltd The bowl is potted with rounded sides rising from a short foot ring to a slightly flared foliate rim. The interior is freely carved with daylily blossoms borne on leafy stems, and the bowl is covered inside and out with a translucent ivory glaze. The mouth rim is mounted with a metal band, box. Provenance: Sold at... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

A large carved Longquan celadon trumpet-necked vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3102. A large carved Longquan celadon trumpet-necked vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). 24 3/4 in. (63 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 687,500. © Christie's Images Ltd The vase has a sturdily potted body and is crisply moulded around the sloping shoulder with a lotus scroll bearing two large blossoms and feathery leaves above a narrow incised foliate-scroll band and upright leaves around the base; the neck with further tall overlapping leaves with veining of the leaves incised... [Lire la suite]

02 juin 2018

A moulded Longquan celadon vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3100. A moulded Longquan celadon vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 10 in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 1,187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd The body is applied with moulded meandering stems bearing lotus blossoms above a band of upright petals. The neck rises to a trumpet mouth and is decorated with raised bow-string bands, Japanese wood box.   Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 30 May 2018
01 juin 2018

A large Ming-style blue and white 'melon' dish, Yongzheng six character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3003. A large Ming-style blue and white 'melon' dish, Yongzheng six character mark in underglaze blue with a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 17 ¾ in. (45.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 2,200,000. Price realised HKD 2,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 With shallow rounded sides, the interior is well painted in subtly shaded underglaze blue with seven lobed melons borne on a leafy, flowering vine below a band of composite foliated scroll in the well, the... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2018

An important and extremely rare carved Longquan celadon jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3028. An important and extremely rare carved Longquan celadon jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 7,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The jar is heavily potted and well carved in relief around the sides with four panels enclosing seasonal flowers: camillia Japonica, peony, lotus and chrysanthemum, above a band of banana-leaf around the base. The shoulders are set with three zoomorphic monster masks... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2018

A Dingyao cup stand, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 387. A Dingyao cup stand, Song dynasty (960-1279); 16.4 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 - 63,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. covered overall save for the foot ring in a creamy-white transparent glaze, with typical teardrops showing on the underside. Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd, London, by repute (label).. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
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