18 octobre 2019

A Gilt-Bronze Standing Figure of Shakyamuni, Liao Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3022. A Gilt-Bronze Standing Figure of Shakyamuni, Liao Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 20.4cm. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - 3,800,000 (USD 356,868 - 484,321). Sold price: HKD 3,304,000 (USD 421,105). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. Provenance: A European private collection. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 7 October  2019

18 octobre 2019

A Yaozhou Persimmon-Glazed Bowl, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3302. A Yaozhou Persimmon-Glazed Bowl, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 4.1cm D 14.8cm. Estimate HKD 250,000 - 350,000 (USD 31,863 - 44,609). Sold Price: HKD 354,000 (USD 45,118). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. The bowl has widely flared sides that rise from the small knife-cut foot to the very slightly everted rim, and is covered all over with a glaze of rich reddish-brown color that thins on the rim and also covers the base. Provenance: 1. Collection of Simon Kwan, Hong Kong (The Muwen Tang)2.... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2019

A Hutian Yingqing-Glazed Melon-Shaped Ewer, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3309. A Hutian Yingqing-Glazed Melon-Shaped Ewer, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century.H 15.7cm. Estimate HKD 350,000 - 450,000 (USD 44,609 - 57,354). Sold Price: HKD 566,400(USD 72,189). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. The vase is of finely potted lobed oval form, applied to one side with a high strap handle and to the other with a short and slightly curved spout, a cover in the form of a stalk with curled leaf applied as a knob, covered overall with a soft pale bluish-white glaze stopping at the base of high foot to reveal... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2019

A Dingyao Persimmon-Glazed Foliated Lobed Bowl, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3312. A Dingyao Persimmon-Glazed Foliated Lobed Bowl, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 7cm D 19.4cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,236 - 50,981). Sold Price: HKD 684,400 (USD 87,229). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. The bowl is of widely flared conical shape with a hexalobed rim, the finely potted wide sides supported on a short foot, applied overall with a persimmon glaze thinning at the rim to dark brown tone, the foot left unglazed to reveal the white... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2019

A Henan Russet-Splashed Black Glazed Conical Tea Bowl, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3305. A Henan Russet-Splashed Black Glazed Conical Tea Bowl, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 4.1cm D 12.3cm. Estimate HKD 400,000 - 500,000 (USD 50,981 - 63,727). Sold Price: HKD 684,400 (USD 87,229). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. The bowl molded in conical form, the flaring sides rising from a slightly splayed foot to an everted rim, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze, thinning at the rim with radiating russet splashes extending downwards, the glaze stopping above... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2019

A Dingyao Carved ‘Mandarin Ducks’ Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3313. A Dingyao Carved ‘Mandarin Ducks’ Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. D 21.3cm. Estimate HKD 550,000 - 850,000 (USD 70,099 - 108,335). Sold Price: HKD 920,400 (USD 117,308). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. The dish is finely potted, its body supported on a short spreading foot, the flared sides rising from an angled base, the interior freely carved to the interior with a pair of mandarin ducks swimming in a pond with waterweeds, all encircled by scrolling lotuses,... [Lire la suite]

17 octobre 2019

A Very Rare Carved Ding ‘Peony’ Reticulated Oval Pillow, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3314. A Very Rare Carved Ding ‘Peony’ Reticulated Oval Pillow, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 12.5cm L 27.5cm. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - 7,000,000 (USD 637,265 - 892,171). Sold Price: HKD 8,732,000 (USD 1,112,920). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. The bean-shaped high pillow is of the popular form of Song and Jin dynasty, on the top carved with tiny lines delicately with blooming peony fully surround by foliage scrolls and a scrolling band on the below façade, other three... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2019

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

Lot 837. A chased and cast silver cup with gilt highlights, 10th-12th century; 2 3/8in (6cm) diameter, 1 7/16in (3.6cm) high, 48 grams. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,500 - 6,300). © 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... [Lire la suite]
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21 août 2019

Back on Song dynasty ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 528. An unusual black-glazed foliate-rimmed bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-12th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The compressed globular body surmounted by a wide neck flaring towards the everted rim divided into six out-turned petal lobes, covered with a blackish glaze thinning to russet on the edges and falling in an irregular line atop a thinner glaze suffused with a milky yellowish- russet haze... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2019

A Molded Green-Glazed Pottery Dish, Liao Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3105. A Molded Green-Glazed Pottery Dish, Liao Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. D 14.6cm. Estimate HKD 80,000 - 120,000 (USD 10,190 - 15,284). Lot sold HKD 212,400 (USD 27,053). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2017, lot.1360. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019