14 mars 2022

A jade notched disc (Xuanji), Neolithic period - Shang dynasty

Lot 141. A jade notched disc (Xuanji), Neolithic period-Shang dynasty. Width 2½ in., 6.4 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 2,520 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: Collection of Mrs P.S. Borland. Sotheby's London, 19th July 1955, lot 115 (part lot). Collection of Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. E.3.12A. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New... [Lire la suite]

13 mars 2022

A green jade cong, Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture (3300–2300 BC)

Lot 33. A green jade cong, Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture (3300–2300 BC). Diameter 2⅜ in., 5.9 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 264,600 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 11th July 1967, lot 55. Collection of Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. E.3.3. Note: The present lot represents one of the archetypal jade artefacts from the Liangzhu culture (c. 3300-2300 BC). Cong,... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2022

Anonymous (14th / 15th century), Buying fish on a snowy day, ink on silk, hanging scroll

Lot 85. Anonymous (14th / 15th century), Buying fish on a snowy day, ink on silk, hanging scroll. Height 51¼ in., 130 cm; Width 31½ in., 80 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 30,240 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: Collection of Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. 197. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022
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13 mars 2022

Attributed to Qiu Ying (circa 1494-1552), Boating on the river, ink and color on paper, fan

Lot 63. Attributed to Qiu Ying (circa 1494-1552), Boating on the river, ink and color on paper, fan. Width 11¾ in., 29.8 cmm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 94,500 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: Collection of Sir Percival (1892-1964) and Lady David (1914-1995). Sotheby's London, 5th December 1961, lot 142. Collection of Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. M.4.14. Exhibited: The Arts of the Ming Dynasty, The... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2022

A small bronze figure of a recumbent ram, Ming dynasty

Lot 133. A small bronze figure of a recumbent ram, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Width 2⅜ in., 6 cm. Diameter 7⅛ in., 18.2 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: Collection of Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. T.1.3. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022