07 avril 2019

A Rare Small ‘Yueyao’ ‘Lotus-Bud’ Carved Slender Baluster Jar and Cover, Five Dynasties, 10th Century

Lot 3078. A Rare Small ‘Yueyao’ ‘Lotus-Bud’ Carved Slender Baluster Jar and Cover, Five Dynasties, 10th Century. H 14.6cm. Estimate HKD 600,000 - 1,000,000 (USD 76,422 - 127,370). Lot sold HKD 708,000 (USD 90,178). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: Feng Wen Tang Collection2. Bonhams Hong Kong, 9 October 2014, lot.126. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019 

07 avril 2019

A Molded Green-Glazed Pottery Dish, Liao Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3105. A Molded Green-Glazed Pottery Dish, Liao Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. D 14.6cm. Estimate HKD 80,000 - 120,000 (USD 10,190 - 15,284). Lot sold HKD 212,400 (USD 27,053). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2017, lot.1360. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019   
07 avril 2019

A Sancai Phoenix-Head Ewer, Tang Dynasty, 7th-10th Century

Lot 3039. A Sancai Phoenix-Head Ewer, Tang Dynasty, 7th-10th Century. H 32cm. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - 2,500,000 (USD 229,266 - 318,425). Lot sold HKD 2,124,000 (USD 270,534). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The pear-shaped body is moulded on one side with an equestrian archer turned backwards on his galloping horse as he takes aim with his bow, and on the reverse with a triumphant phoenix, both surrounded by ornate flowers issuing from the oval surround, the neck surmounted by a phoenix head... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

An Extremely Rare Jun Blue-Glazed Hexagonal Flower Pot, Early Ming Dynasty

Lot 3308. An Extremely Rare Jun Blue-Glazed Hexagonal Flower Pot, Early Ming Dynasty; 16.4 cm, 6 1/2 in. Estimate: HK$10,000,000 - 15,000,000/ US$ 1,280,000 - 1,920,000. Lot Sold 12,175,000 HKD (1,568,262 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of hexagonal section, the straight sides flaring steeply to an everted rim, all supported on a stepped base with six short feet, covered overall with a rich cascading lavender-blue glaze thinning to pale olive-green at the edges, the base pierced with... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2019

Jarre, Chine, Longquan, dynastie Yuan (1279-1368)

Lot 46. Jarre, Chine, Longquan, dynastie Yuan (1279-1368). Grès céladon, bois et néphrite. H. 67 cm. Estimation 6 000 € / 8 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Importante jarre à la surface gravée d’un riche décor végétal disposé en branches et rinceaux sur plusieurs registres. Le col est équipé d’un système métallique ayant probablement autrefois servi à fixer une forme de bouchon. Il repose sur un beau socle en bois faisant écho à un couvercle assorti muni d’une prise en néphrite également céladon... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2019

A ‘Longquan’ Celadon Octagonal Faceted Vase, Meiping, Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th Century

Lot 3072. A ‘Longquan’ Celadon Octagonal Faceted Vase, Meiping, Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th Century. H 26.4cm. Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - 3,500,000 (USD 318,475 - 445,865). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. The Sze Yuan Tang Collection, acquired in Hong Kong during 1980s-1990s2. Sotheby's London, 13 July 2005, lot.1943. Bonhams London, 9 November 2017, lot.37. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019 3:00PM

28 mars 2019

A Fine and Rare Spotted Jizhou Vase, Meiping, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century

Lot 3504. A Fine and Rare Spotted Jizhou Vase, Meiping, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century. H 21.5cm. Estimate HKD 250,000 - 300,000 (USD 31,847 - 38,217). Lot sold HKD 2,242,000 (USD 285,564). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The vase is potted in elongated ovoid body with a short neck and lipped rim set above rounded shoulders tapering to a narrow foot. The vase is covered overall with evenly spaced and well controlled dark brown 'leopard' spots left in reserve against a milky tan ground.... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

A Yaozhou Celadon Glazed Carved Ewer, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3502. A Yaozhou Celadon Glazed Carved Ewer, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 8.9cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,217 - 50,956). Lot sold HKD 2,950,000 (USD 375,742). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The ewer is beautifully potted in globular form, carved in relief depicting overlapping lotus petals and scrolls forming in fine detail that generously issuing sumptuous leaves. It is decorated with a strap handle opposite a short curved spout. It is overall in fine pale greenglaze... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

A Yaozhou Carved ‘Peony’ Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3503. A Yaozhou Carved ‘Peony’ Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. D 17.5cm. Estimate HKD 350,000 - 450,000 (USD 44,586 - 57,325). Lot sold HKD 2,478,000 (USD 315,623). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The present dish is well potted that the shallow rounded sides are deftly carved on the interior with a large peony bloom with tiered petals and a small bud borne on a dense leafy stem. The petals and leaves are bordered by classic scroll with trefoil leaves issuing from a continuous... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

A Longquan Celadon Double-Gourd Vase Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century

Lot 3506. A Longquan Celadon Double-Gourd Vase, Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century. H 29.2cm. Estimate HKD 600,000 - 800,000 (USD 76,433 - 101,911). Lot sold HKD 1,416,000 (USD 180,356). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The present vase is potted with compressed globular lower bulb, rising from a recessed base to a tall upper bulb. The vase is covered overall in a celadon-green glaze while the unglazed footrim revealed the grey body. Provenance: 1. Toguri Museum of Art2. Sotheby’s London, 9 June 2004,... [Lire la suite]