04 juin 2015

A carved Qingbai-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3209. A carved Qingbai-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 8 1/4 in. (20.9 cm.) diam. Estimate 60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,770 - $10,360). Price Realized HK$175,000 ($22,663). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015  The conical-form bowl is freely carved to the interior with two boys playing amidst scrolling foliage and floral blooms. It is covered in a pale icy blue glaze, pooling to a darker tone within the crevices of the decoration.  Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 14... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2015

A small Qingbai-glazed foliate dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3208. A small Qingbai-glazed foliate dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm.) diam.. Estimate 100,000 - HK$150,000 ($12,951 - $19,426). Price Realized HK$175,000 ($22,663). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015  The dish is formed with shallow rounded sides and an eight-lobed foliate rim and is decorated to the interior cavetto with a raised line of slip separating each petal. It is covered in an attractive pale glaze with a bluish tinge, pooling within the crevices.   ... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2015

A fine moulded Shufu dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3207. A fine moulded Shufu dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate 100,000 - HK$200,000 ($12,951 - $25,901). Price Realized HK$475,000 ($61,515). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015  The centre of the shallow dish is moulded with four stylised lotus blooms. The well is moulded with a band of stylised lotus scroll containing the characters Shu and Fu, and covered overall with a thick, unctuous glaze of very pale bluish-white tone. The base is... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2015

A rare moulded Ding dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3206. A rare moulded Ding dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 10 in. (25.4 cm.) diam. Estimate 400,000 - HK$600,000 ($51,802 - $77,703. Price Realized HK$500,000 ($64,753). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is moulded to the cavetto with eight delicate floral sprays within double cloud-form cartouches, each separated by a raised line. It is covered in a greyish-ivory glaze, stopping at the mouth rim to expose the body.   CHRISTIE'S. THE IMPERIAL SALE & IMPORTANT CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2015

A magnificent and superbly carved large Ding ‘Fish’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

A magnificent and superbly carved large Ding ‘Fish’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$15,000,000-20,000,000 ($2,000,000-2,600,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The unusually large bowl is well-potted with rounded sides. The exterior with horizontal flutes, radiating around the bowl, moulded to imitate lotus petals that are arranged into three registers. The upper register with overlapping petals directly under a plain moulded and below the straight... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2015

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

A Ding foliate-rimmed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate 1,000,000-1,500,000 ($130,000-190,000. Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is formed with a slightly everted folitate rim and is freely carved to the interior with a large lotus bloom and several smaller blossoms growing from leafy stems. It is covered in an attractive ivory glaze which pools within the crevices of the decoration, stopping at the mouth rim to expose the fine white body. 9º in. (23.5 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2015

A Jun-glazed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3203. A Jun-glazed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$200,000 - HK$400,000 ($25,901 - $51,802). Price Realized  HK$475,000 ($61,515). ©  Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is sturdily potted with shallow rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, supported on a short cylindrical foot. It is covered in a pale greenish-blue glaze thinning to mushroom at the rims, stopping just above the foot to expose the greyish-beige biscuit body.  ... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2015

A small Jun-glazed bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 3203. A small Jun-glazed bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$300,000 - HK$500,000 ($38,852 - $64,753). Price Realized  HK$525,000 ($67,990). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is well potted with deep gently rounded sides, rising to a flared mouth rim. It is covered in a sky-blue glaze suffused with fine bubbles and a light network of crackles, thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim.   Exhibited: University Museum and Art Gallery, The... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2015

A very rare 'Number six' Jun tripod narcissus bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 3121. A very rare 'Number Six' Jun tripod narcissus bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th century;8 3/4 in. (22 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 4,800,000 – HKD 5,500,000. Price realised HKD 6,280,000 © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sides of the shallow bowl are evenly moulded into six petal lobes rising up to an everted, conforming lobed mouth rim. It is resting on three crisply carved ruyi-shaped feet. The exterior and rim are covered with a thick glaze of milky-bluish-green tone on a strong... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2015

A 'Henan' black-glazed ribbed jar, Song dynasty

A 'Henan' black-glazed ribbed jar, Song dynasty. Estimate 50,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the ovoid body resting on a slightly splayed foot, with sharply defined vertical ribs forming the narrow trails of white slip beneath the lustrous black glaze, the unglazed knife-pared footring revealing a buff-coloured body - 15.2 cm., 6 in. Property from a private Japanese collection Provenance: Mayuyama & Co., Ltd. Tokyo. Sotheby's. Chinese Art. Hong Kong, 01 Jun... [Lire la suite]
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