01 décembre 2018

A rare Longquan celadon arrow vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 597. A rare Longquan celadon arrow vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13.5 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 137,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a tapered foot to a tall cylindrical neck set with tubular handles, covered overall save for the footring in a sea-green glaze. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 21st June 1983, lot 185.Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 17th November 2003. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection.... [Lire la suite]

01 décembre 2018

A small Longquan celadon tripod drum-shaped incense burner, Yuan – Ming dynasty

Lot 596. A small Longquan celadon tripod drum-shaped incense burner, Yuan – Ming dynasty; 13.5 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 106,250 HKD. © Sotheby's. raised on three ruyi-shaped feet, decorated with two bands of evenly spaced bosses beneath the rim and above the feet, covered overall in an olive-green glaze. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 1990s. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Note: Compare... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A rare Yaozhou celadon tripod box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 595. A rare Yaozhou celadon tripod box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12.3 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 93,750 HKD. © Sotheby's. of cylindrical form supported on three short legs, decorated with parallel incised lines and set with two tab handles, the cover surmounted by a lotus bud knop, covered overall in an olive-green glaze suffused with crackles, the interior with a brown dressing and splashes of celadon glaze. Provenance: Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A rare pair of Yaozhou dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 594. A rare pair of Yaozhou dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 11.4 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 175,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. each of square form with indented corners, rising from a flat base to an everted rim, applied overall save for the base with an olive-green glaze suffused with crackles. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 5th June 2001 Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Sotheby's. Chinese... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A large carved and moulded Yaozhou celadon 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 593. A large carved and moulded Yaozhou celadon 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 21 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 525,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. of deep conical form supported on a low foot, moulded to the interior with seven blossoming peony sprays wreathed in dense foliage, detailed with finely combed petals and leaves, the exterior crisply carved with large leafy flower sprays, applied overall save for the foot and a ring on... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A carved Yaozhou celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 592. A carved Yaozhou celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 19.1 cm, 7 1/2  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising to a fillet set beneath a lipped rim, the interior carved with a lotus blossom and a furled leaf viewed in profile against scrolling foliage, applied overall save for the footring in an olive-green glaze pooling to a deeper colour in the recesses.   ... [Lire la suite]

01 décembre 2018

A moulded Yaozhou celadon 'Beast' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 590. A moulded Yaozhou celadon 'Beast' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 14.6 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 562,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. of conical form, the interior impressed with two mythical beasts arranged head to tail and surrounding a beribboned brocade ball, applied overall save for the footring in an olive-green glaze. Provenance: Christie's New York, 21st March 2002, lot 122.Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 19th... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A rare carved Yaozhou celadon 'floral' jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 588. A rare carved Yaozhou celadon 'floral' jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 525,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. of tall ovoid form, set with a pair of strap handles below a splayed mouth rim, deftly carved with undulating floral sprays, covered overall in an olive-green glaze suffused with crackles, the glaze stopping irregularly above the splayed foot. Provenance: Collection of Simon Kwan. Sotheby's London, 12th... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A small red-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 417. A small red-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 16.5 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. finely potted with a globular body rising from a straight foot to a waisted neck and wide everted rim, the exterior covered in a rich red glaze, the interior glazed white, the base polished and left in the biscuit. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018
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01 décembre 2018

A red-glazed 'Peach' washer, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 415. A red-glazed 'Peach' washer, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 25 cm, 9 7/8  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 18,750 HKD. © Sotheby's. of peach shape, covered overall save for the base in a crimson-red glaze draining to white at the mouth, wood stand. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018