16 novembre 2018

An unusual Longquan celadon cup and cupstand, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1334. An unusual Longquan celadon cup and cupstand, Ming dynasty, 15th century. The cupstand 7 in. (17.8 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 180,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006. The centre of the stand incised to simulate the nodules of a lotus pod, surrounded by a raised band and overlapping lotus petals extending to bracket lobes at the mouth rim, combed on the interior and exterior to copy the texture of the petals and covered overall with a sea-green glaze,... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2018

An extremely rare moulded Longquan celadon drum-shaped jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, second half of the 13th century

Lot 1331. An extremely rare moulded Longquan celadon drum-shaped jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, second half of the 13th century; 9 1/2 in. (24 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 1,140,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006. The gently rounded sides decorated with a relief moulded border containing a peony meander, the petals and leaves well defined, the stems of trailed slip, and with an additional pair of animal-mask handles suspending rings at opposite sides, all between... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2018

A 'Xing' dish, 10th century

Lot 270. A 'Xing' dish, 10th century; 15.2 cm (6 in.). Estimate ,000 — 2,000 GBP. Lot sold 1,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. of bronze form, the octagonal lobed slightly domed front face covered with a glossy creamy-white glaze, the reverse unglazed and centred with a simple loop handle. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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15 novembre 2018

A 'Xing' mirror, 10th century

Lot 248. A 'Xing' mirror, 10th century; 7 cm, 2 3/4  in. Estimate 400 — 600 GBP. Lot sold 1,875 GBP. © Sotheby's. of bronze form, the octagonal lobed slightly domed front face covered with a glossy creamy-white glaze, the reverse unglazed and centred with a simple loop handle. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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15 novembre 2018

A white-glazed foliate-rim dish, Five Dynasties, 10th century

Lot 261. A white-glazed foliate-rim dish, Five Dynasties, 10th century; 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. the shallow flaring sides rising from a short spreading foot to an everted foliate rim, covered overall in an even ivory-white glaze. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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15 novembre 2018

A marbled bowl, 10th century

Lot 280. A marbled bowl, 10th century; 11 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the robustly-potted body with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a rolled rim, the brown and white clay marbled to produce a design of light and dark irregular stripes, covered overall in a clear glaze. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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15 novembre 2018

A 'Gongyi' sancai jar, 10th century

Lot 274. A 'Gongyi' sancai jar, 10th century; 7 cm, 2 5/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a flat base to a short neck, set at the shoulder with four strap handles divided by high-relief palmettes, covered overall with green and cream splashes on an ochre ground; together with a similarly shaped smaller jar covered overall in an apple-green glaze. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2018

A blue-glazed jar, 10th century

Lot 276. A blue-glazed jar, 10th century; 8 cm, 3 1/4  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short spreading flat foot to a waisted neck with everted rolled rim, covered with a rich dark-blue glaze falling down the body to mid point to reveal the pinkish-beige body. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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15 novembre 2018

A blue-splashed pottery bowl, 10th century

Lot 275. A blue-splashed pottery bowl, 10th century; 10.5 cm, 4 1/8  in. Estimate 1,000-2,000 GBP. Lot sold 4,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to an everted rolled rim, covered overall in a straw glaze falling short of the foot to show the pinkish-beige body and decorated to the interior and exterior with blue streaks. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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15 novembre 2018

A phosphatic-splashed jar, 10th century

Lot 279. A phosphatic-splashed jar, 10th century; 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 6,000-8,000 GBP. Lot sold 8,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a short waisted neck with rolled rim, set at the shoulder with a pair of lug handles and covered overall in a brown glaze irregularly splashed in creamy-blue. Provenance: Gisele Croes Oriental Art, Brussels, 1984. Christie's New York, 23rd March 2012, lot 1959. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian... [Lire la suite]
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