02 novembre 2018

An important and rare Chinese Ding-type flower-form footed cup, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 33. An important and rare Chinese Ding-type flower-form footed cup, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diam. 10.9 cm. Estimate: €30,000.00 - €50,000.00. Unsold. © AAG The dish delicately potted on a splayed foot, the sides modelled with twelve lobes, the interior moulded with a central flower-head radiating twelve flowers, covered overall with a rich milky white glaze. Provenance: - E.W. Hendriks Oriental Art, Amsterdam (1997)- Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam. Compare: - [exhib.cat.]... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

An important and extremely rare Chinese Jizhou black-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 37. An important and extremely rare Chinese Jizhou black-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diam. 10.5 cm. Estimate: €30,000.00 - €50,000.00. Unsold. © AAG The conical sides rising from a short foot, covered with a black glaze suffused with irregular blue and russet dots, the glaze stopping short in an even line above the foot revealing the sand coloured buff. Provenance: - Collection Michel Paciello, Venice (1999)- Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam. Compare: - R. Kerr, Song... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A splendid Chinese Longquan celadon-glazed guan-type censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 44. A splendid Chinese Longquan celadon-glazed guan-type censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). H. 6.5 cm. Estimate: €35,000.00 - €45,000.00. Unsold. © AAG The cylindrical vessel potted with a slightly tapering rim and raised on a short foot, the sides applied with twin stylised dragon handles, covered overall in a pale green-grey glaze suffused with a network of fine crackles. Provenance: - Kunsthandel Joseph M. Morpurgo, Amsterdam (1999)- Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam. ... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

An important and unique Chinese Jizhou-type black-glazed and gold lustre 'inscribed' bowl, Late Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 40. An important and unique Chinese Jizhou-type black-glazed and gold lustre 'inscribed' bowl, Late Song dynasty (960-1279). Diam. 12.4 cm. Estimate: €45,000.00 - €60,000.00. Unsold. © AAG The flared sides covered with a brownish-black glaze, the interior decorated and inscribed in overglaze gold with bamboo and a poem by Zhu Xi (1130-1200), the glaze stopping above the foot revealing the reddish buff. Provenance:- E. Pranger Oriental Arts (PAN Amsterdam, 2007)- Collection Drs. Koos de Jong,... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

An important and extremely rare gold Xiongnu crest of a headdress in the shape of a mythological animal, Warring States period

Lot 17. An important and extremely rare gold Xiongnu crest of a headdress in the shape of a mythological animal, Warring States period, 5th-3rd century BC. W. 5.8 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 75,000 EUR. Unsold. © AAG Shaped as a reclining stag with scrolling antlers terminating in bird's heads. Provenance:- Collection of Claude Sciaky - Menaschè, Venice- Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam. Compare: - J.F. So and E.C. Bunker, Traders and Raiders on China's Northern Frontier, Seattle... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

An important Chinese gilt-bronze figure of a tiger, Late Warring States or early Western Han Dynasty (250 BC-200 BC)

Lot 18. An important Chinese gilt-bronze figure of a tiger, Late Warring States or early Western Han Dynasty (250 BC-200 BC). L. 12.5 cm. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 EUR. Unsold. © AAG The animal standing foursquare in a fierce position, its head held high, with open mouth showing its teeth, his eyes inlaid with turquoise, the sculpture with remains of gilding. Provenance:- R. Solaimani Gallery, London (2001)- Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam. Note: The date is confirmed by the... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A large yellow-ground grisaille-decorated 'dayazhai' style jardinière, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908) 

Lot 78. A large yellow-ground grisaille-decorated 'Dayazhai' style jardinière, Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 38.5 cm, 15 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 £ (31,496 €). © Sotheby's. heavily potted and with steep sides, decorated to the exterior with a bird perched on branches of wisteria and flowers, inscribed in iron-red below the rim with the Dayazhai mark surrounded by two confronting dragons within an oval panel reserved in... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A doucai 'Lotus pond' bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 5. A doucai 'Lotus pond' bowl, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 16.5 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a recessed base to a slightly everted rim, finely painted and enamelled around the exterior with three pairs of mandarin ducks flying and swimming in a lotus pond, all below an underglaze blue band of dragons chasing flaming pearls, the interior with a medallion enclosing a similar pair of ducks in a lotus pond and... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A doucai 'Dragon' meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 11. A doucai 'Dragon' meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 34 cm, 13 3/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 47,500 £ (54,402 €). © Sotheby's. the tapering body rising from a spreading recessed base to a round shoulder and surmounted by a narrow waisted neck with lipped rim, boldly painted to the exterior with two five-clawed dragons writhing amongst flame scrolls in pursuit of flaming pearls, their mouths open to reveal their sharp fangs, the body... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A large pair of famille-verte jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 101. A large pair of famille-verte jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 57 cm, 22 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 £ (28,633 €). © Sotheby's. each baluster body rising from a recessed foot to a short slightly waisted neck with everted rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with three bands of lotus-lappet panels enclosing flowers issuing from rockwork, all below keyfret and floret and wave bands at the shoulder and floral... [Lire la suite]
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