04 novembre 2022

Bonhams to offer Fine Chinese art from the esteemed gallery J.J. Lally & Co.

A Rare Chased Silver ‘Literary Gathering’ Pictorial Tray, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate: US$30,000 – 50,000. Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams will present fine Chinese works of art, including ancient Chinese jades, silver, bronzes, and ceramics, from premier Chinese art gallery J.J. Lally & Co. during Asia Week New York in March 2023.An active participant in the Chinese art market for more than 50 years, James J. Lally is recognized for his expert connoisseurship and considerate presentation of the... [Lire la suite]

15 juillet 2022

A pair of two very important finely carved and painted wood standing Bodhsattva, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 3062. A pair of two very important finely carved and painted wood standing Bodhsattva, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; H 143cm; H 142cm. Sold for 25,200,000 (Estimate HKD 20,000,000 - 30,000,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: 1. Paul Houo-Ming-Tse, Paris 2. Hotel Drouot, Objets d’art de la Chine: Collection Paul Houo-Ming-Tse, Paris, 1932, lot 84, lot 85 3. Gerard Devillers, Paris 4. Eskenazi, London 5. The Ten-Views Lingbi Rock Retreat... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2021

A rare 'qingbai' pillow in the form of a reclining female figure, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 486. A rare 'qingbai' pillow in the form of a reclining female figure, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 21,2 cm. Sold: €9,000 (Est: €10,000 - €15,000). © Nagel The figure modelled in full relief, reposed on a flat rectangular platform from which sprouts a pedestal, carved with lotus petals, which supports a large, flat and rounded pillow section, which is carved with a singular lotus blossom. The figure is dressed in a long and flowing overgarment, her head supported on her left hand. The... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2021

A cream-glazed foliate-rim 'floral' dish, 12th-13th century

Lot 503. A cream-glazed foliate-rim 'floral' dish, 12th-13th century; 22.7cm (9in) diam. Est: £800 - £1,200. Sold for £ 3,825 (€ 4,458). © Bonhams Finely potted with thin sides tapering to the petal-shaped rim, the interior moulded with a composite floral scroll including lotus and chrysanthemums, amidst scrolling acanthus leaves, covered with a creamy, ivory-white glaze. Published, Illustrated and Exhibited: Roger Keverne Ltd., Summer Exhibition, London, 2012, no.26. Note: Compare with a... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2021

A White-Glazed And Iron Decorated Box And Cover, Song Dynasty Or Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th Century

Lot 3095. A White-Glazed And Iron Decorated Box And Cover, Song Dynasty Or Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th Century. D 3,7cm. Estimate HKD 10,000 - 20,000 (USD 1,282 - 2,564). Sold Price: 24,000 HKD  (USD 3,077). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, no. BE9. Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
25 janvier 2021

Two Jianyao 'Hare's-Fur' deep tea bowls, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 530. Two Jianyao 'Hare's-Fur' deep tea bowls, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 1/2in (11.4cm) and 4 3/4in (12.2cm). Estimate US$ 600 - 900. Sold for US$ 1,530 (€ 1,259). Courtesy Bonhams. Of archaic gu form, modeled with a flared neck withvase with trumpet neck and incised with leaf-form lappets, with a red character painted under the foot ring. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles

25 janvier 2021

A Cizhou-type small 'oil-spot' globular jar, 12th-13th century

Lot 518. A Cizhou-type small 'oil-spot' globular jar, 12th-13th century; 4 1/4in (10.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 400 - 600. Sold for US$ 408 (€ 335). Courtesy Bonhams. With short slightly everted rim under a dark glaze with 'oil-spots' on a pale stoneware, kiln adhesions. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles
20 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon carved footed dish, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 96. A Longquan celadon carved footed dish, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 6 1/2in (17cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 4,000.  Sold for US$ 2,805 (€ 2,312). Courtesy Bonhams. With low rounded sides rising from a straight foot surrounding a convex foot, the exterior carved with a repeating pattern of overlapping petals, the interior with an incised design of lotus spray, covered overall with an unctuous sea green glaze. Provenance: Flores & Iva, February 2001. Bonhams. Fine Chinese and... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2020

A copper-red-splashed Junyao bowl, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 3265. A copper-red-splashed Junyao bowl, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 6 ¾ in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate $5,000 – $7,000. Price Realized $22,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is of deep, rounded form and is covered inside and out with a glaze of turquoise-blue tone thinning to mushroom on the rim and foot. The interior is decorated with a bold cherry-red splash and the exterior with a few smaller splashes of similar color.  Provenance: Rudolph Schaeffer Collection; Christie's New... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2020

Two Qingbai vessels, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 3256. Two Qingbai vessels, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 7/8 and 3 ¾ in. (12.4 and 9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized USD 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 One is a dish with upright sides, the interior carved with a foliate sprig; the other is a bowl carved on the interior with a flowering branch. Each is covered with a delicate, pale greenish-blue glaze below the unglazed mouth rim.  Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15... [Lire la suite]