01 septembre 2021

A Cizhou painted figure of a lady, Southern Song - Jin dynasty, and a straw-glazed figure of a groom, Tang dynasty

Lot 1049. A Cizhou painted figure of a lady, Southern Song - Jin dynasty, and a straw-glazed figure of a groom, Tang dynasty; 24.5 and 22.7 cm. . Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 75,600 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Note: A similar figure of a lady was sold in these rooms, 31st May 2019, lot 400. A similar figure of a man was sold in our New York rooms, 24th June 2020, lot 1078. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong... [Lire la suite]
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21 août 2021

Chinese Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection to be auctionned at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

Kai-Yin Lo with her collection on view at Denver Art Museum, 1998. Kai-Yin Lo’s White Wares When in 1998 Kai-Yin Lo mounted an exhibition of her Chinese white wares entitled Bright as Silver, White as Snow at the Denver Art Museum, it was meant to be more than a showcase of a collector’s treasures. It was meant to celebrate something unique to China’s potters: the ability to create vessels of a pristine white out of earth. In the exhibition catalogue I started my essay by saying “The wish to create a ceramic ware... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2021

A Cizhou sgraffiato 'Peony' meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 43. A Cizhou sgraffiato 'Peony' meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 13 1⁄2 in. (34.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 Provenance: J. J. Lally & Co., New York, 1993. Literature: Kaikodo Journal, New York, Spring 2019, no. 12.  Exhibited: Kaikodo, New York, 2019. Christie's. Art of China| Including Property from the Junkunc Collection, New York, 11 Jun - 29 Jun 2021 
21 juillet 2021

An incised white-glazed cizhou pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 2168. An incised white-glazed cizhou pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279); 25 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 10,000 HKD. Lot sold: 9,450 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Eclectic, Hong Kong, 14 July 2021
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19 juillet 2021

A Cizhou black-painted jar and a Cizhou black-painted vase, yuhuchunping, Song - Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 5093. A Cizhou black-painted jar and a Cizhou black-painted vase, yuhuchunping, Song - Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 16.1 and 27.8 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 32,760 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021  
19 juillet 2021

A Cizhou black-glazed meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 5087. A Cizhou black-glazed meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279); 31 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 151,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P120h76. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021

18 juillet 2021

A Cizhou painted green-glazed handled bottle vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 5082. A Cizhou painted green-glazed handled bottle vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); h. 45 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 27,720 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P121b11. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
06 juillet 2021

A Cizhou inscribed meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 5014. A Cizhou inscribed meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279); h. 38.2 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 63,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P121a44. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
29 mai 2021

Song dynasty ceramics sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

Lot 448. A Cizhou white lobed cup and stand, Song dynasty (960-1279); Japanese wood box, 6.8 and 10 cm. Estimate: 26,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 32,760 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Lot 450. A Longquan celadon 'trigram' tripod incense burner, Song dynasty (960-1279); silver cover, Japanese wood box, 14.4 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold: 75,600 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Lot 451. A small Jizhou 'leaf' bowl,... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2021

Property from the collection of Umehara Ryuzaburo (1888-1986) at Sotheby's HK

Portrait of Umehara Ryuzaburo at his easel. Lots 322-329 are from the collection of Umehara Ryuzaburo (1888-1986). Umehara Ryuzaburo was a renowned Japanese painter, he was one of the first Japanese artists to work in the Western style. Characterised by vibrant colours and expressive brushstrokes, his work had perpetual influences on the younger generation of Japanese painters. Born to a family of textile merchants in Kyoto, Umehara Ryuzaburo’s surroundings honed his keen sensitivity to beauty and devotion to art. He was... [Lire la suite]