03 juin 2016

A ‘Yaozhou’ celadon bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 610. A ‘Yaozhou’ celadon bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate 60,000 — 90,000 HKD. Unsold.  Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides with a slightly everted rim, the interior densely moulded with a central medallion enclosing lotus blossoms, surrounded by large stylised floral blossoms borne on meandering scrolls issuing curling leaves, the exterior bordered with straight lines simulating petals; 14.7 cm, 5 3/4  in. The Japanese wood box was inscribed by Ryoichi... [Lire la suite]

03 juin 2016

A carved ‘Yaozhou’ celadon cup, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 609. A carved ‘Yaozhou’ celadon cup, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate 50,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 112,500 HKD (12,997 EUR).  Photo: Sotheby's. the exterior of the deep rounded sides freely carved with a floral scroll, covered overall save for the footring with a celadon glaze; 10.9 cm, 4 1/4  in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016
09 mai 2016

A ‘Yaozhou’ moulded 'floral' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 226. A ‘Yaozhou’ moulded 'floral' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP (6,386 - 8,940 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of conical form, rising from a short foot to an everted rim, the interior moulded with flower scroll, covered overall in a warm olive-green glaze; 15.2 cm, 6 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM
09 mai 2016

A ‘Yaozhou’ carved dish, Song dynasty

Lot 225. A ‘Yaozhou’ carved dish, Song dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP (6,386 - 8,940 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the slightly rounded flaring sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, freely carved to the interior with a leafy floral scroll and covered overall in an olive-green glaze; 18.2 cm, 7 1/8  in. Provenance: Collection of George Harwood, London, 1920/30s. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM
09 mai 2016

A ‘Yaozhou’ carved ‘lotus’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 205. A ‘Yaozhou’ carved ‘lotus’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP (6,386 - 8,940 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the steep flaring sides rising from a short foot to a lipped rim, the interior carved with a lotus spray with broad leaves and arrowheads, encircled by a raised rib just below the exterior rim, covered in a transparent olive-green glaze suffused with a network of golden crackle; 20.8 cm, 8¼ in. Provenance: Sotheby’s London, 14th July 1970, lot 21.Bluett and Sons Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2016

An exquisite and rare pair of carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowls , Northern Song dynasty

Lot 8, An exquisite and rare pair of carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowls , Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (58,472 - 81,860 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each of conical form, finely potted with wide flaring sides rising from a short straight foot to a lipped rim, the interior deftly and intricately carved with three lush peony blooms and trefoil leaves issuing from two parallel stalks, the petals and the leaves further accentuated with combed details, all below a line... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2016

An exquisite and rare carved ‘Yaozhou’ kundika, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 5, An exquisite and rare carved ‘Yaozhou’ kundika, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); ; 21.9 cm, 8 5/8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (58,472 - 81,860 EUR). Lot sold 5,480,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the slender baluster body gracefully potted with a tall waisted neck, elegantly rising to a disc-form flange and a tapering cylindrical mouth, the exterior exquisitely and freely carved with large peony blooms borne on meandering stems with broad leaves, all... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2015

A 'marbled' pillow, Five Dynasties and a ‘Yaozhou’ celadon box and cover, Song dynasty

A 'marbled' pillow, Five Dynasties and a ‘Yaozhou’ celadon box and cover, Song dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD (3,399 - 4,532 EUR).  Photo Sotheby's. the pillow of ruyi form, the top centred with a marbled lozenge surrounded by a diapered ground of various geometric patterns extending onto the sides, all against a green ground highlighted with a slight iridescence; the box and cover of circular form, the cover carved with peony blooms borne on curling foliate scrolls, the... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2014

A carved ‘Yaozhou’ celadon ‘Peony’ ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 53. A carved ‘Yaozhou’ celadon ‘Peony’ ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279);  11cm., 4 3/8 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the compressed globular body supported on a spreading foot, the shoulder moulded with two raised fillets, surmounted by a cylindrical neck with triplet bow-string lines, set with a curved spout and loop handle, the exterior freely carved with a large peony bloom borne on bold leafy scrolls, covered overall in a translucent pale olive-green... [Lire la suite]