27 juin 2020

Chinese ceramics sold at Sotheby's New York, 24 June 2020

  Lot 839. A Jizhou 'papercut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 4¼ in., 10.8 cm. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London, 1950. Collection of Dr Hugh Swire (d. 1976). Bonhams London, 7th November 2005, lot 6. Collection of Roy Louis Byrnes (1924-2019), and thence by descent. Lot 840. A purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368). Diameter 7½ in., 19 cm. Estimate:... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2020

A 'Yaozhou' celadon dish, Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 580. A 'Yaozhou' celadon dish, Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234); diameter 9 in., 22.9 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the widely flared sides rising to an upturned rim, covered overall in a slightly crackled pale green celadon glaze suffused throughout with bubbles. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 11th December 1990, lot 233. Sotheby's. Harmony of Form, Serenity of Color: A Private Collection of 'Song' Ceramics, New York, 23... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2019

A 'Yaozhou' celadon foliate-shaped dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 302. A 'Yaozhou' celadon foliate-shaped dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty; 14.8 cm, 5 3/4  in.. Estimate £1,500 — 2,500. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow sides rising at an angle to an undulating rim, the interior moulded with a central bloom borne on a leafy sprig wreathed by foliate scrolls, covered overall in an olive-green glaze. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London,  17 May 2019, 10:00 AM
24 avril 2019

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 300. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty; 12.5 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short foot to a prominent rolled rim, the interior carved with three floral blooms issuing from a central branch, all against a foliate ground, covered overall in an even olive-green glaze. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London,  17 May 2019, 10:00 AM
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18 juin 2018

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

Lot 3809. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 5 1/2 in. (13.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price Realized HKD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Of rounded conical form, the interior well carved with a single floral spray, surrounded by combed waves in an encircling band below an incised line, with a grooved band below the rim on the exterior, covered overall with an olive-green glaze, the unglazed foot burnt brown in the firing,... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2017

A 'Yaozhou' carved celadon 'Lotus pond' bowl, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 262. A 'Yaozhou' carved celadon 'Lotus pond' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 10.6cm, 4 1/4 in. Estimate 3,000-4,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,875 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep conical body rising from a short narrow straight foot to an everted rim, freely carved to the interior with a medallion enclosing ducks in a lotus pond, covered overall in an olive-green glaze. Literature: Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 78. The World's Great Collections. Oriental... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2017

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 405. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 13.7 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 525,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with the five-lobed sides extending to an everted rim, the interior incised with a flower head, the exterior carved with petals, covered overall with a sage-green glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
15 avril 2017

A 'Yaozhou' celadon figure of a lion, Five Dynasties (907-960) or earlier

Lot 3214. A 'Yaozhou' celadon figure of a lion, Five Dynasties (907-960) or earlier, 15.7 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. skilfully modelled in the form of a lion sitting on its haunches with the front right leg bent and paw resting on a brocade ball, the beast portrayed in a ferocious poise with piercing eyes below the thick bushy eyebrows, its mouth rendered slightly agape and revealing the tip of its upturned... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2017

An extremely rare 'Yaozhou' celadon carved 'floral' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 1104. An extremely rare 'Yaozhou' celadon carved 'floral' vase, Northern Song dynasty  (960-1127), d. 16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD (485,516 - 728,274 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. well potted with an almost spherical body rising from a tapered foot to a broad rounded shoulder, surmounted by a short waisted neck and everted flat mouth-rim, boldly carved with two neatly arranged bands, the shoulder with a band of pentagons, above a frieze of... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2016

A Chinese 'Yaozhou' celadon carved bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 393. A Chinese 'Yaozhou' celadon carved bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate $2,000-2,500. Photo Freemans. the conical sides rising from a small ring foot, molded on the interior with a central stylized flowerhead medallion set , the exterior with carved fluting radiating from the foot, applied overall with a celadon-green glaze. D: 4 3/4 in., 12 cm    Provenance: Property from the S. Jung collection, Wilmington, Delaware  Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep... [Lire la suite]