27 juillet 2018

A Cizhou-type blackish-brown-glazed ribbed jar and a white-glazed shallow bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 9. A Cizhou-type blackish-brown-glazed ribbed jar and a white-glazed shallow bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century: The bowl 3 1/2 in. (8.8 cm.) diam., the jar 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2250.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The small jar is decorated with six pairs of vertical ribs of raised slip and is applied with two loop handles at the neck, and is covered with a brownish-black glaze that continues into the... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2018

Three Jianyao 'Hare's fur' tea bowls, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279

Lot 8. Three Jianyao 'Hare's fur' tea bowls, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279; 4 5/8, 4 7/8 and 4 7/8 in. (11.7, 12.4 and 12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: USD 6,000.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each bowl is covered inside and out with a blackish-brown glaze streaked with russet 'hare's fur' markings flowing from the russet band below the rim. Provenance: Christie's London, 14 December 1983, lot 251.  Christie's. The Art of China: New York Summer Edition,... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2018

Three Qingbai bowls, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279)

  Lot 7. Three Qingbai bowls, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279). Smaller bowls: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) diam. Larger bowl: 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: USD 3,750.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The three bowls are carved on the interior with similar stylized flowers and leaves, and are covered overall with a glaze of pale greenish-blue tone.  Christie's. The Art of China: New York Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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27 juillet 2018

A large Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 5. A large Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 3,000 - 5,000. Price Realised: USD 3250.00 . © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The thickly potted bowl is carved in the center with a diaper pattern below a wave design in the well, and the exterior is carved with floral scroll.  Christie's. The Art of China: New York Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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27 juillet 2018

A small molded Yaozhou bowl, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279)

Lot 3. A small molded Yaozhou bowl, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279); 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 600 - 800. Price Realised: USD 750.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The bowl with slightly everted rim is molded on the interior with a band of chrysanthemum-like petals above a chrysanthemum in the center and is covered overall with a glaze of deep olive-green tone.  Provenance: Christie's New York, 4 December 1980, lot 582. Christie's. The Art of China: New York Summer Edition,... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2018

A small Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279)

Lot 2. A small Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2500.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The center of the interior is molded with two fish, and the exterior of the rounded sides is carved with upright petals below the everted rim. The glaze is of a dark sea-green tone.  Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet Los Angeles, 14 June 1979, lot 1091. Christie's. The Art of China: New... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2018

A Yaozhou celadon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 1. A Yaozhou celadon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 4 1/4 in. (10.9 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: USD 3500.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The steep, flared sides are carved on the exterior with vertical lines below the everted rim, and the interior with two lotus-like blossoms alternating with two large leaves, all amidst foliate scroll. The bowl is covered with a greyish-green glaze pooling in the recesses, softwood box.  Note: This... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2018

Exhibition of impressive bamboo sculptures by Honma Hideaki opens at TAI Modern

Honma Hideaki, Slanted Shadow, 2010. Madake & nemagari bamboo, rattan, 28.25 x 12 x 13.25.  SANTA FE, NM.- TAI Modern announces its upcoming exhibition by Honma Hideaki. A celebration of his thirty-year career, this solo show will feature twelve of the artist’s most impressive bamboo sculptures. Honma’s dynamic works pay homage to the natural beauty of his native Sado Island, Japan. He often uses menyadake, a bamboo species said to grow only the island, and hand-cuts bamboo from the groves outside of his... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2018

Pair of Emerald and Diamond Pendent Earclips

Lot 1732. Pair of Colombian Emerald and Type IIa Diamond Pendent Earclips. Estimate 7,000,000 — 8,500,000 HKD (804,692 — 977,126 EUR). Lot sold 7,880,000 HKD (905,853 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. One earring suspending a pear-shaped diamond weighing 7.27 carats,  to a surmount set with a smaller pear-shaped diamond weighing 2.01 carats, linked by an emerald-cut diamond weighing 1.70 carats, the other earring of matching design set with three emeralds, the two... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2018

Ruby and Diamond Necklace, Bulgari

Lot 1839. Burmese Ruby and Diamond Necklace, Bulgari. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD (459,824 — 689,736 EUR). Lot sold 8,360,000 HKD (961,032 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. Composed of twenty graduated oval rubies within brilliant-cut diamond frames, alternating with decorative motifs set with pear-, marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, the rubies and diamonds together weighing approximately 65.00 and 40.00 carats respectively, mounted in platinum, length approximately 420mm,... [Lire la suite]
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