08 juin 2016

A 'Jizhou' 'tortoiseshell'-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 646. A 'Jizhou' 'tortoiseshell'-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 275,000 HKD. photo: Sotheby's. covered inside and out with a rich dark brown glaze and liberally splashed in tawny tones in imitation of tortoiseshell, the glaze stopping short of the knife-pared foot; 14.5 cm, 5 3/4 in. Provenance: Collection of Victor Rienaecker (label). Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016

04 avril 2016

An important and rare blue and white ‘Palace Bowl’, Mark and period of Chenghua

Lot 25. An important and rare blue and white ‘Palace Bowl’, Mark and period of Chenghua. Estimate 50,000,000 — 70,000,000 HKD (5,847,154 - 8,186,015 EUR). Lot sold 64,600,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's.  exquisitely potted with smooth rounded sides, gracefully rising from a tapered foot to a slightly flared rim, finely painted in muted washes of cobalt-blue accented with sharp outlines of a deeper hue, the exterior with three large clusters of plump ripe melon vine, all differently... [Lire la suite]