18 décembre 2020

A rare yellow-ground underglaze-blue, 'crane' dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

  Lot 433. A rare yellow-ground underglaze-blue, 'crane' dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 13.7 cm, 5⅜ in. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 107,100 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Stephen Junkunc III. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020  

18 décembre 2020

A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

  Lot 432. A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661); 45.7 cm, 18 in. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold: 119,700 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
17 décembre 2020

A blue and white 'boys' teapot and cover, late Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 431. A blue and white 'boys' teapot and cover, late Ming dynasty  (1368-1644); 15 cm, 5⅞ in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 32,760 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020  
17 décembre 2020

A large blue and white 'lotus' tripod incense burner, Ming dynasty, Zhengde period (1505-1521)

  Lot 425. A large blue and white 'lotus' tripod incense burner, Ming dynasty, Zhengde period (1505-1521); w. 26.2 cm, 10⅜ in.; d. 17.6 cm, 6⅞ in. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 189,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: A Zhengde-marked blue and white incense burner of similar size and decoration, but with a quatrelobed mouth and without handles, is in the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, included in Ming Underglaze Blue Porcelains: Decorative Motifs and Glazes,... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2020

A white-glazed incised 'dragon' jar, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 423. A white-glazed incised 'dragon' jar, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 14.5 cm, 5¾ in. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold: 100,800 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
17 décembre 2020

A blue and white 'lotus pond' wall vase, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 422. A blue and white 'lotus pond' wall vase, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); 33.8 cm, 13¼ in. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 94,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Christie's South Kensington, 15th May 2015, lot 708. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020

17 décembre 2020

A blue and white 'boy on buffalo' bowl, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 421. A blue and white 'boy on buffalo' bowl, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1628-1644); 10 cm, 3⅞ in., Japanese wood box. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 113,400 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, by repute. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
16 décembre 2020

Dallas Museum of Art Presents Moth to Cloth: Silk in Africa Opening in December

Robe for a male dignitary (boubou riga or agbada) (detail), Nigeria, Hausa peoples, late 19th century, cotton and wild silk, Dallas Museum of Art, Textile Purchase Fund, 2008.47. Dallas, TX —The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) presents silk textiles from Ghana, Nigeria, and Madagascar in Moth to Cloth: Silk in Africa, opening December 20. The focused exhibition spotlights the centuries-old sub-Saharan tradition of silk production through indigenous and imported practices. The lustrous fiber is used to create prestigious... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2020

A purple-splashed Junyao bowl, Northern Song–Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 415. A purple-splashed Junyao bowl, Northern Song–Jin dynasty (960-1234); 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate: 260,000 - 360,000 HKD. Lot sold: 327,600 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: A Northern American collection. Literature: The Rainbow Aloft: Jun ware, Hong Kong, 2020, pl. 11. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
16 décembre 2020

A large rare inscribed Longquan celadon 'sanduo' jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th - 16th century

Lot 414. A large rare inscribed Longquan celadon 'sanduo' jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th - 16th century; w. 33 cm, 13 in. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold: 163,800 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. carved wood stand and cover, the wood cover surmounted by a jade finial. Provenance: A South American private collection. Note: The crisp decoration of sanduo, the 'Three Abundances' including peaches, pomegranates and lychees, on this Longquan jar is particularly striking. The... [Lire la suite]