19 septembre 2021

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' jar and cover, Late Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 89. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' jar and cover, Late Yuan-early Ming dynasty. Height overall 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of compressed baluster form, the body freely carved with a stylized lotus scroll issuing furling leaves above a band of upright lappets encircling the base, the similarly decorated cover modeled as an undulating lotus pad with a stem-form knop, all covered with a translucent jade-green glaze... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2021

A green-glazed 'lotus' jar and cover, Vietnam, Lý dynasty (1009-1225)

5 Lot 5055. A green-glazed 'lotus' jar and cover, Vietnam, Lý dynasty (1009-1225); h. 23 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 44,100 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P121a72. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
01 décembre 2019

A carved Dingyao 'lotus' jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 305. A carved Dingyao 'lotus' jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126); 12.4 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 106,250 HKD (13,573 USD). © Sotheby's. the ovoid body incised with two large lotus sprays, surmounted by a domed cover with a simple stud knop.  Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 21st September 2005, lot 26. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2019

A Qingbai carved 'lotus' jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279 AD)

Lot 7. A Qingbai carved 'lotus' jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279 AD);  5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,425 - USD 10,280). Price realised GBP 6,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The jar is crisply carved to the exterior with three layers of overlapping lotus petals, the domed cover is similarly decorated and surmounted by a loop finial. The jar is covered with a pale blue glaze pooling in the recesses. Provenance: With Jan van Beers, London, 21 May... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2017

A Xing-type incised 'lotus' jar and cover, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 94. A Xing-type incised 'lotus' jar and cover, Five Dynasties (907-960), 3 1/4 in. (8.2 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,763 - USD 10,351) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The jar is incised with a band of upright lotus petals outlined in double-line, the slightly domed cover is incised with a four-petal flower-head encircling a pod-form finial, covered overall with a clear glaze of light ivory tone, the underside of cover and foot ring of jar are unglazed revealing the fine white body. ... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2013

A rare doucai 'Lotus' jar and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi-Yongzeng period (1662-1735)

Lot 3098. A rare doucai 'Lotus' jar and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi-Yongzeng period (1662-1735); 14.3 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,400,000 HKD. Lot sold 51.240,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013. in the Chenghua style, the ovoid body decorated in underglaze-blue and green, iron-red and yellow enamels within blue outlines with five barbed quatrefoil panels enclosing lotus scrolls with flowers in pale iron-red further wreathed in green curling foliage, interspersed above... [Lire la suite]