22 mars 2022

A large painted 'Cizhou' 'figural' jar, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 388. A large painted 'Cizhou' 'figural' jar, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. Height 12 in., 30.5 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. © Sothebys. Property from a Distinguished New York Private Collection. Provenance: Property of a Gentleman. Christie's London, 11th-13th June 1990, lot 81. Marchant, London. Christie’s New York, 14th September 2017, lot 731. Note: A closely related jar decorated with a similar figure of a robed scholar in a cartouche is in the Freer... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2022

A molded Longquan celadon 'fu shou' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 1105. A molded Longquan celadon 'fu shou' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th century; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 – USD 12,000. © Christie's 2022 The pearshaped vase is molded on either side with a ruyi-shaped panel, one containing the character fu (fortune), the other character shou (long life), below the neck flanked by elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings and the lotus blossom-form mouth. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. ... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2022

A magnificent carved cinnabar lacquer 'hibiscus' dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th century

  Lot 61. A magnificent carved cinnabar lacquer 'hibiscus' dish, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th century. Diameter 10⅝ in., 27 cm. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 USD. Lot sold: 453,600 USD. © Sothebys.  Provenance: Christie's London, 19th July 1965, lot 151. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. M.4.25. Literature: Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum, Hong Kong, 2011,... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2021

A gold-alloy and cabochon red-gem repoussé ring, Champa, 14th century

Lot 3108. A gold-alloy and cabochon red-gem repoussé ring, Champa, 14th century; inner dia. 1.7 cm (approx. US ring size 6.5). Lot sold: 6,930 HKD (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © 2021 Sotheby's Property from the Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection. Literature: Susan Ollemans, 'Ancient Gold Rings from Asia. The Tuyet Nguyet Collection’, Arts of Asia, July-August 2017, pl. 25B. Sotheby's. A Scholarly Journey: The Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection, Hong... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2021

Four gold and gem repoussé rings, Champa, 14th century

Lot 1022. A gold and cabochon star sapphire repoussé ring, Champa, 14th century; d. 2.2 cm; 18.9 grams. Estimate: 13,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 35,280 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Tuyêt Nguyêt and Stephen Markbreiter Collection. Literature: Susan Ollemans, 'Ancient Gold Rings from Asia. The Tuyet Nguyet Collection’, Arts of Asia, July-August 2017, pl. 21. Lot 1048. A gold and blue-gem 'four-pointed lotus' ring, Possibly  Champa, 14th century; d.... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2021

A Longquan celadon carved 'lotus' stemcup, 14th century

  Lot 5083. A Longquan celadon carved 'lotus' stemcup, 14th century; d. 13.4 cm, h. 10.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 12,600 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
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18 juillet 2021

A Longquan celadon 'buffalo' dish, 14th century

Lot 5081. A Longquan celadon 'buffalo' dish, 14th century; 15 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 88,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 6th November 2013, lot 252 (GBP 11,250). Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
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08 juillet 2021

A marble carving of a recumbent rabbit, Yuan-Early Ming period, 14th century

Lot 3128. A marble carving of a recumbent rabbit, Yuan-Early Ming period, 14th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Christie's. Pavilion Online – Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 27 May - 11 June 2021
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30 octobre 2020

A red-glazed bowl, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th Century

Lot 289. A red-glazed bowl, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th Century; 18.6 cm. (7 3/8 in.) diam. Price estimate: HKD: 250,000 - 350,000 (USD: 32,300 - 45,200). Auction Result: HKD: 625,400. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection, acquired in the 1990s. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
26 mars 2020

A carved 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 3194. A carved 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th century; 17.2 cm, 6 3/4 in. Estimate 100,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted with deep rounded sides supported on a low slightly tapered foot, boldly carved with a peony scroll covering the exterior, the foot encircled with a key-fret band, the interior with a similar composite floral scroll encircling a chrysanthemum roundel, the glaze of a rich olive-grey tone. ... [Lire la suite]