27 novembre 2023

Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Dr Kenneth Lawley (1937-2023) sold at Sotheby's London, 8 November 2023

Lot 323. Property from the Collection of Dr Kenneth Lawley (1937-2023). A white-glazed jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907). Overall height 20.5 cm. Lot Sold 5,715 GBP (Estimate 5,000 - 7,000 GBP) © Sotheby's 2023 The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C97g10. Provenance: Berwald Oriental Art, London, 12th June 1999. Lot 324. Property from the Collection of Dr Kenneth Lawley... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2023

Cloisonné enamel from the Collection of Dr Kenneth Lawley sold at Sotheby's London, 1st november 2023

Lot 74. Property from the Collection of Dr Kenneth Lawley (1937-2023). A rare cloisonné enamel 'lotus' bell-shaped bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Diameter 15.8 cm. Lot Sold 20,320 GBP (Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2023 Provenance: Anthony Carter, London, 24th November 1998. Literature: The present bowl is notable for its deep bell shape, as well as the use of turquoise green, which showcases the development of the colour palette during... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2023

Chinese ceramics from the Collection of Dr Kenneth Lawley sold at Sotheby's London, 1st november 2023

Lot 38. Property from the Collection of Dr Kenneth Lawley (1937-2023). A rare small 'Longquan' celadon-glazed melon-shaped teapot, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368). Length 13.3 cm. Lot Sold 30,480 GBP (Estimate 7,000 - 9,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2023 Provenance: Collection of George Eumorfopoulos (1863-1939).Sotheby's London, 28th May 1940, lot 91.Bluett & Sons Ltd., London.Collection of Charles Russell (1866-1960).Sotheby's London, 12th July 1960, lot 129.William Clayton... [Lire la suite]