05 octobre 2021

A carved Qingbai 'boys' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 830. A carved Qingbai 'boys' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's 2021 The bowl has deep rounded sides and is carved on the interior with two boys playing amidst flower petals and is covered overall with a transparent pale blue glaze. Provenance: J. J. Lally & Co., New York, 2007, no. 2337. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 23-24 september 2021

03 octobre 2021

A rare iron-red and green-enameled 'boys' bowl, Jiajing six character mark in iron red within a double circle and of the period

Lot 844. A rare iron-red and green-enameled 'boys' bowl, Jiajing six character mark in iron red within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 9 in. (22.9 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate: USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is decorated on the interior with an immortal in the center enclosed by a frieze of prunus, chrysanthemum and peacock feathers in the well. The exterior is decorated with four ladies with boys at play above a petal... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2021

Chinese Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection to be auctionned at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

Kai-Yin Lo with her collection on view at Denver Art Museum, 1998. Kai-Yin Lo’s White Wares When in 1998 Kai-Yin Lo mounted an exhibition of her Chinese white wares entitled Bright as Silver, White as Snow at the Denver Art Museum, it was meant to be more than a showcase of a collector’s treasures. It was meant to celebrate something unique to China’s potters: the ability to create vessels of a pristine white out of earth. In the exhibition catalogue I started my essay by saying “The wish to create a ceramic ware... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2021

A very rare coral-ground famille verte 'boys' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 716. A very rare coral-ground famille verte 'boys' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is decorated with enamels and gilt on a coral-red ground, with four groups of four boys, some playing with a squirrel and others engaged in different leisurely pursuits, beside rocks and plantain on a continuous fenced garden terrace. Provenance: T. T. Tsui... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2020

A Qingbai carved 'Boys' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 2. A Qingbai carved 'Boys' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279);  Diam. 19,7 cm, 7¾ in. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 EUR. Lot sold 7,500 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. de forme conique, les côtés très fins évasés et incisés à l'intérieur d'un décor de deux garçonnets parmi les fleurs de pivoines, la glaçure transparente aux délicates tonalités bleu pâle, la base laissée sans glaçure. Collection Particulière française. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 18 Juin 2020
05 juin 2020

A small Yaozhou celadon 'Boys' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 325. A small Yaozhou celadon 'Boys' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 12.5 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 93,750 HKD (10,655 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the the conical sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, the interior carved with two boys among shoots of leafy bamboo and covered overall with an olive-green glaze. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM

21 mars 2020

A green and yellow-enamelled 'boys' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3435. A green and yellow-enamelled 'boys' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 6 in. (15.1 cm) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 937,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The bowl is delicately incised around the exterior with boys playing musical instruments forming a procession on a terraced garden between a band of petal lappets below a foliate band above. It is covered with a green enamel reserved... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2019

A pair of blue and white 'Boys' bowls, Daoguang six-character marks and of the period

Lot 4. A pair of blue and white 'Boys' bowls, Daoguang six-character marks and of the period; 6 1/8in (15.5cm) diam. Estimate $$10,000 - $15,000. Sold for US$ 18,000. © Bonhams. Each finely potted with rounded sides and a flaring rim, the exterior finely decorated in underglaze blue with a continuous scene of groups of boy at play, a clear glaze covering all surfaces except the foot, the underglaze blue mark on the recessed base. Bonhams. Chinese Works of Art, Los Angeles, 17 December 2019 
02 décembre 2019

A Qingbai 'boys' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 312. A Qingbai 'boys' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 20.1 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 37,500 HKD (4,791 USD). © Sotheby's. carved on the interior with two boys amidst scrolling lotuses.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
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04 novembre 2019

A red and green-enamelled 'boys' bowl, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 144. A red and green-enamelled 'boys' bowl, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Width 13.5 cm, 5¼in. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of square section with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flared rim, decorated to the exterior with eight boys at play set in a landscape with vegetation and rockwork, all between narrow borders at the rim and foot, the interior painted with a further boy flying a kite within a square panel, all reserved... [Lire la suite]