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]

28 janvier 2018

An Anhua-decorated 'Dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty

Lot 244A. An Anhua-decorated 'Dragon' bowl, Ming dynasty; 19cm., 7 1/2 in. Estimate 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2009 the finely potted deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, anhua decorated to the interior with two sinuous dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the exterior incised with a lotus-lappet band and covered overall in a bluish-white glaze. Provenance: Bluett & Sons London. Carl Kempe Collection. Literature: Bo... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2018

A rare 'Ru-tupe' narcissus bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 601. A rare 'Ru-tupe' narcissus bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1736-1795); 21.5cm, 8 1/2 in. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the octagonally lobed body with rounded sides rising from a slightly concave base to an everted rim, all supported on three short cabriole legs and covered overall in a pale bluish-grey glaze.  Exhibited: Ju and Kuan Wares, Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1952, cat. no. 110.  ... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2018

A white-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 597. A white-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 15.5cm., 6 1/8 in. Estimate 800 — 1,200 GBP. Lot sold 800 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008  the flaring sides moulded as lotus leaves rising from a short straight base, covered overall in a white glaze.  Provenance: Peter Boode, London (according to label). Exhibited: Mostra D'Art Cinese, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1954, cat. no. 587.  Literature: Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2018

A 'Ge-type' double-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 595. A 'Ge-type' double-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 11cm., 4 3/8 in. Estimate 350 — 450 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008  the tapering square body rising from a short tapering foot to a pear-shaped upper section, covered overall with a pale-grey glaze suffused with a matrix of dark-grey and gold crackles. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 196. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2018

A rare 'Ge-type' Yixing 'Lotus' censer, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 593. A rare 'Ge-type' Yixing 'Lotus' censer, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 9.5cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 400—600 GBP. Lot sold 1,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008  the lobed globular body rising from a high spreading foot to a short waisted neck and pierced domed top, covered overall in a pale grey glaze suffused with a matrix of dark grey crackles. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 225. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works... [Lire la suite]

24 janvier 2018

A small 'guan-type' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 592. A small 'guan-type' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 10.5cm., 4 1/8 in. Estimate 400—600 GBP. Lot sold 5,625 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008  the body of square pear shape with canted corners, rising from a short spreading foot to a short straight neck set with a pair of tubular handles, covered overall in a pale bluish-grey glaze suffused with a matrix of crackles; together with a similarly glazed incense holder. Quantity: 2. Provenance: Peter Boode, London (vase,... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 574. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 21cm., 8 1/4 in. Estimate 300—500 GBP. Lot sold 5,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 of robustly-potted pear shape, rising from a short spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck, set at the shoulder with a pair of elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall in a bluish-green glaze.  Provenance: Peter Boode, London (according to label). Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection,... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2018

A large 'Longquan' celadon-glazed jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366)

Lot 572. A large 'Longquan' celadon-glazed jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366); 24.2cm., 9 1/2 in. Estimate 300 — 400 GBP. Lot sold 8,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the baluster body rising from a recessed base to a broad rounded shoulder and short tapering neck, covered overall in a sea-green glaze suffused with a matrix of dark brown and golden crackles, wood cover and stand. Quantity: 3.  Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2018

A white-glazed jar and cover, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 563. A white-glazed jar and cover, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 10cm., 4in. Estimate 500 — 750 GBP. Lot sold 1,125 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the gently curved and fluted sides rising from a short spreading foot to an angled shoulder and short tapering neck, the concave cover surmounted by a floral knop, covered overall in a transparent straw-coloured glaze. Quantity: 2.  Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964,... [Lire la suite]