10 janvier 2019

A rare silver-gilt flower-form tazza, Liao-Song dynasty, 10th-12th century

Lot 1275. A rare silver-gilt flower-form tazza, Liao-Song dynasty, 10th-12th century; 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) across. Estimate $15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realized $32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The pentafoil dish raised on a spreading pedestal foot, the interior engraved with a scene of two men playing weiqi while a third observes in a garden setting surrounded by foliate scroll reserved on a ring-punched ground within a border of geometric key fret, below birds reserved on a... [Lire la suite]

06 octobre 2018

A Molded Ding Lion and Grapevine Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3013. A Molded Ding Lion and Grapevine Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. D 16.7cm. Estimate HKD 250,000 - 300,000 (USD 31,905 - 38,286). Sold price HKD 531,000 (USD 67,766). © Poly Auction. Well potted with shallow rounded sides supported on a short straight foot, the interior freely carved to the central medallion with a sinuous chilong, its face turned slightly to one side with its body curled around, all encircled by a broad lotus band interspersed with small blossoms and... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2018

A Hutian Qingbai Vase, Meiping, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3009. A Hutian Qingbai Vase, Meiping, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 32cm. Estimate HKD 250,000 - 300,000 (USD 31,905 - 38,286). Sold price HKD 967,600 (USD 123,484). © Poly Auction. Well potted with an ovoid body rising from a countersunk base to a broad rounded shoulder and surmounted by a short tapering neck and lipped mouthrim. the exterior covered in ivory-white glaze.  Provenance: A Japanese Private Collection. Poly Hong Kong. The Collection of Shu... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2018

A Rare and Finely Carved Ding Dragon Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3012. A Rare and Finely Carved Ding Dragon Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. D 17.5cm. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 (USD 191,429 - 255,238). Sold price HKD 1,888,000 (USD 240,945). © Poly Auction. The shallow concave base supported on a neatly trimmed foot, rising to wide flaring sides, the interior freely carved to the central medallion with a sinuous chilong, its face turned slightly to one side with its body curled around, encircled by two lotus blooms borne on... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2017

A green-glazed 'Boy and Phoenix' ewer, Northern Song or Liao dynasty, 10th-12th century

Lot 1136. A green-glazed 'Boy and Phoenix' ewer, Northern Song or Liao dynasty, 10th-12th century, 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 131,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The ewer is molded in the shape of a boy seated on the back of a phoenix, the flower-form mouth rising from the top of the tail. It is covered overall with a green glaze, except for the interior of the foot, and the foot ring has three spur marks. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2016

A chased and cast silver cup with gilt highlights, 10th-12th century

Lot 6013. A chased and cast silver cup with gilt highlights, 10th-12th century. Estimate US$10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of inverted bell form raised on a low foot and flat base, the interior rim chased with a narrow band of overlapping petals or waves and the exterior walls engraved with a wider band of two garden rocks that separate peony branches in bloom against a minutely ring-punched ground, the surfaces showing traces of gilt. 2 3/8in (6cm) diameter; 1 7/16in (3.6cm)... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2016

A light-green glazed lidded jar, Vietnam, 10th-12th century

Lot 255. A light-green glazed lidded jar, Vietnam, 10th-12th century. Estimate: 500 EUR - 700 EUR. Photo Kunsthaus Lempertz A light-green glazed lidded jar with carved lotus petals. Vietnam. 10th/12th century. Height 23.1 cmProvenance: Henning von Helmersen, FranceLiterature: See: Lempertz, Cologne, June 1987, lot 7Compare an identical jar in: R. M. Brwon, The Ceramics of South-East Asia, Oxford 1977, plate A3 Kunsthaus Lempertz. Asian Art. Jun 10, 2016 10:00 CEST - Jun 11,... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2013

Confronted birds in kufic roundels. Central Asia, 10th-12th century.

Confronted birds in kufic roundels. Central Asia, 10th-12th century. Photo courtesy Carlo Cristi Polychrome silk. Length: 49.25 inches (125 cm). Carlo Cristi. 1016 Madison Avenue, New York 10075. T (212) 628 7625 - M (646) 309 7970 - carlocristi@tin.it - www.asianart.com/carlocristi Asia Week New York. MARCH 15–21 2014
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09 septembre 2012

A Yaozhou Celadon Carved Conical Bowl. Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. 

A Yaozhou Celadon Carved Conical Bowl. Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The widely flared sides rise from the small foot to the very slightly everted rim. The interior is carved with a graceful peony stem bearing one blossom surrounded by the scrolling leaves. The bowl and base are covered with a crackled glaze of sea-green color. 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diam. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000 北宋/金 耀州窰青釉刻牡丹紋笠式盌 Provenance: Kaikodo Gallery, New York, 2002.  Notes: A... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2010

Top Ten Results from Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections sale

Theow H. Tow, Deputy Chairman of Christie’s Americas and Honorary Chairman of Christie's Asia said: “We are thrilled once again with the excellent sale of Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, which totaled $4,005,250, tripling its pre-sale expectations.  We welcomed a number of new collectors and witnessed competitive bidding with a rate of 99% sold by value and 96% sold by lot, and with many lots selling for prices well above their estimates.  The top lot, a very rare large limestone figure of a kneeling... [Lire la suite]