10 janvier 2021

A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 46. A painted pottery vase, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 91⁄2 in. (24 cm.) high, cloth box. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 1,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase is decorated on the exterior in white pigment with scrolling motifs.Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance: Galaxie Art & Gift Company, Hong Kong, 29 October 1986. The Irving Collection, New York. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from... [Lire la suite]

09 janvier 2021

A Qingbai figure of a female deity, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 1073. A Qingbai figure of a female deity, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); h. 24 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 30,240 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., sample no. P120e10. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
09 janvier 2021

A Qingbai incised lobed bowl, a Qingbai boy-form ewer and a Qingbai ewer, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 1072. A Qingbai incised lobed bowl, a Qingbai boy-from ewer and a Qingbai ewer, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); bowl d. 17.6 cm, boy-form ewer h. 11.7 cm, ewer l. 14 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 30,240 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: the bowl: Roger Keverne Ltd., London. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
08 janvier 2021

Two sancai jarlets and two sancai vessels, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1071. Two sancai jarlets and two sancai vessels, Tang dynasty (618-907); the tallest 11 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 27,720 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020  
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08 janvier 2021

A sancai-glazed vase, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 1070. A sancai-glazed vase, Liao dynasty (907-1125); h. 25 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Lot sold: 47,880 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., sample no. P120e11. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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08 janvier 2021

An inscribed 'tian'-marked sancai bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1069. An inscribed 'tian'-marked sancai bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); d. 15.5 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 HKD. Lot sold: 10,710 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The incised 'tian' character on the base is reminiscent of doucai 'tian'-marked jars from the Chenghua period. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020

08 janvier 2021

A green-glazed figure of a Buddhist lion, Southern Song – Jin dynasty (1127-1234)

Lot 1068. A green-glazed figure of a Buddhist lion, Southern Song – Jin dynasty (1127-1234); h. 16 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold: 302,400 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., sample no. C298j10. This powerfully modelled lion is noteworthy for the loose brocade ball skilfully enclosed within its gaping jaws. Other Song dynasty figures of lions in this pose... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon 'Floral' jar, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 1067. A Longquan celadon 'Floral' jar, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty; h. 30 cm. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold: 94,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
08 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1066. A Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; d. 36.5 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 88,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: An English private collection. Sotheby's London, 14th May 2014, lot 291. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
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07 janvier 2021

A Qingbai 'mythical beast' ewer, daohuanghu, Southern Song - Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 1065. A Qingbai 'mythical beast' ewer, daohuanghu, Southern Song - Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); w. 15.5 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Lot sold: 81,900 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: The Feng Wen Tang Collection. Bonhams Hong Kong, 9th October 2014, lot 204.  The result of C-Link Research & Development Ltd. thermoluminescence test no.5524ZB44 is consistent with the dating of this lot. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong... [Lire la suite]