01 juillet 2022

A painted 'Cizhou' 'floral' vase (Meiping), Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 97. A painted 'Cizhou' 'floral' vase (Meiping), Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 4⅞ in., 12.4 cm. Lot sold: 5,670 USD (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD). © Sotheby's Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022

29 juin 2022

Property from the Collection of Gary and Mary Lea Bandy sold at Sotheby's, New York, 17–29 June 2022

  Lot 30. A 'Cizhou' lobed jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366). Height 8 in., 20.4 cm. Lot sold: 4,032 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's Property from the Collection of Gary and Mary Lea Bandy. Provenance: Nicholas S Pitcher Oriental Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 17th October 2017. Lot 31. A small 'Jun' handled jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366). Width 4¾ in., 12 cm. Lot sold: 4,788 USD (Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2022

A painted 'Cizhou' pillow, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366)

Lot 29. A painted 'Cizhou' pillow, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366). Width 12½ in., 31.8 cm. Lot sold: 3,780 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's the base with an impressed mark reading Zhang jia zao. Property of a California Private Collector. Provenance: Christie's New York, 17th September 2015, lot 2333. Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022
27 juin 2022

Property from a Canadian Private Collection to be sold at Sotheby's New York, 17–29 June 2022

Sotheby's is honored to present an extraordinary group of early ceramics from a private Canadian Collection. The collector who amassed the group of ceramics, met Feng Xianming on a trip to Asia, and they soon became close friends through their shared interests in Chinese works of art. Feng, considered as one of the most prominent scholars and connoisseurs in the field, started his research in the Palace Museum, Beijing, in the 1950s and was a crucial figure in the advancement of the study on Chinese ceramics. Throughout the years,... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2022

A carved 'Cizhou' 'floral' bowl, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 556 A carved Cizhou' 'floral' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); Diameter 8½ in., 21.6 cm. Lot sold: 5,040 USD (Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the Collection of James E. Breece III Provenance: Marchant, London, 1989. Collection of Julia and John Curtis. Christie's New York, 26th June 2019, lot 4. Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022
13 avril 2022

A 'Cizhou' turquoise-glazed meiping, Yuan-Ming dynasty

Lot 558. A 'Cizhou' turquoise-glazed meiping, Yuan-Ming dynasty; Height 10 in., 25.4 cm. Lot sold: 8,190 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022
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22 mars 2022

A rare carved 'Cizhou' offering bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 391. A rare carved 'Cizhou' offering bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368). Width 12½ in., 31.7 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: Hong Kong Private Collection, acquired by the early 1990s. Note: The octagonal form featuring incurved facets enclosing a central well is extremely rare. The usage of this type of vessel is still unknown. Variously described as mortars, inkstones, washers or offering bowls, related vessels have been historically attributed by... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2022

A large painted 'Cizhou' 'figural' jar, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 388. A large painted 'Cizhou' 'figural' jar, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. Height 12 in., 30.5 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. © Sothebys. Property from a Distinguished New York Private Collection. Provenance: Property of a Gentleman. Christie's London, 11th-13th June 1990, lot 81. Marchant, London. Christie’s New York, 14th September 2017, lot 731. Note: A closely related jar decorated with a similar figure of a robed scholar in a cartouche is in the Freer... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2022

Three ceramics from the Collection of Gary and Mary Lea Bandy to be sold at Sotheby's

Lot 386. A 'Cizhou' russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Diameter 6¾ in., 17.1 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. © Sothebys. Property from the Collection of Gary and Mary Lea Bandy. Lot 387. A black-glazed 'tulu' vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 8½ in., 21 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. © Sothebys. Property from the Collection of Gary and Mary Lea Bandy. Lot 388. A large black-glazed... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2022

A rare painted 'Cizhou' square-form jardinière, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 129. A rare painted 'Cizhou' square-form jardinière, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368). Height 9¼ in., 23.4cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 8,190 USD. © Sothebys.  Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. T.7.38.   Literature: Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum, Hong Kong, 2011, pl. 103. Sotheby's. A Journey Through... [Lire la suite]