04 septembre 2021

Two parcel-gilt silver alloy vessels, a silver alloy oval basin and a parcel-gilt bronze pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1091. Two parcel-gilt silver alloy vessels, a silver alloy oval basin and a parcel-gilt bronze pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907); 10.7 to 26.8 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 138,600 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

21 janvier 2021

Three Cizhou painted bowls, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

 Lot 108. Three Cizhou painted bowls, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 6 18in 6 1/2 and 6 3/8in (15.5, 16.5 and 16.2cm) diam. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000. Sold for US$ 3,570 (€ 2,950). Courtesy Bonhams. Each well-potted bowl with a flared rim, two painted with floral medallions on the well under a geometric band near the rim, the third with a fish among water weeds under concentric rings. Provenance: Flores & Iva, November 1999 (all). Bonhams. Fine Chinese and Japanese Works of Art Part I, 14... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2019

A Guan-type faceted vase (hu), Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 628. A Guan-type faceted vase (hu), Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 5 3/4  in., 14.6 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. © Sotheby's.  the pear-shaped body of quadrangular section with canted corners, all supported on a straight foot and set with two lug handles at the neck, covered overall in a creamy pale bluish-green glaze suffused with fine taupe-colored craquelure, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Collection of... [Lire la suite]
07 janvier 2019

A rare painted lacquer circular box and cover, Late Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th-3rd century BC

Lot 1212. A rare painted lacquer circular box and cover, Late Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th-3rd century BC. Box and cover 8 in. (20.3 cm.) across approximately; fragment 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) at widest (2). Estimate $3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised $20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The top of the cover finely painted in red on a black ground with three birds with long tail feathers and crests running within red and angular scroll borders, with similar borders on the sides and sides of the box, with... [Lire la suite]
02 février 2018

Dish, Ming dynasty, mark and reign of Wanli, 1573-1619

Dish, Ming dynasty, mark and reign of Wanli, 1573-1619. Porcelain with imperial yellow glaze, 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm). Gift of Ira and Nancy Koger, 2001, SN11122.62. © The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.
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28 décembre 2017

A large celadon-glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 202. A large celadon-glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); diameter 10 1/4 in., 26 cm. Est. 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the broad rounded sides supported on a straight foot, covered overall in a pale sea-green glaze of even color, the interior and underside of base glazed white, inscribed in underglaze-blue with a six-character mark within double-circles on the base. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23rd October 2005, lot 518. ... [Lire la suite]

08 octobre 2017

A rare turquoise-ground white-enamelled wall vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3716. A rare turquoise-ground white-enamelled wall vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795), 20.6 cm, 8 1/8  in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot sold 562,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the flattened pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a waisted cylindrical neck flaring at the rim, flanked by a pair of iron-red and gilt phoenix handles in openwork, the front painted in a white slip with a pair of addorsed kui dragons clambering amongst scrolling lotuses,... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2017

A copper-red dish, Qianlong mark and period (1735-1796)

Lot 821. A copper-red dish, Qianlong mark and period (1735-1796). Diameter 8 1/8  in., 20.6 cm. Estimate 2,000 -- 3,000 USD. Lot sold 3,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a slightly flared rim, covered overall in a deep red glaze, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
25 mars 2017

A bronze coin-shaped ritual plaque, early 20th century

Lot 73. A bronze coin-shaped ritual plaque, early 20th century. EstimateHKD 10,000 - HKD 15,000 (USD 1,293 - USD 1,940). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The coin-shaped plaque is cast on one side with a four-character inscription, Xianfeng zhongbao, ‘Treasured Currenty of the Xianfeng period’, and on the other with a two-character inscription, Zhenku, ‘Protecting the Treasury’, and another inscription from left to right in Manchu, above a four-character inscription in a line, Neiting gongfeng, ‘For... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2016

Dish with dragons, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566)

Dish with dragons, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566). China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze decoration. H. 1 3/4 in x Diam. 8 3/4 in, H. 4.5 cm x Diam. 22.3 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P2097 © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Blue-and-white Ceramics from China and PersiaOne of the most important innovations by Chinese potters was that of underglaze painting, which involves applying iron-, copper-, cobalt-, and other... [Lire la suite]
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