02 décembre 2019

A Qingbai cosmetic box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 331. A Qingbai cosmetic box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 10 cm, 4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000. Lot Sold 13,750 HKD (1,757 USD). © Sotheby's. the box raised on a splayed foot, applied to the interior with three small bowls and florets.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019

15 avril 2019

A blue and white cosmetic box and cover, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 210. A blue and white cosmetic box and cover, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 7,830 - USD 13,050). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The cover of the box is decorated with a central roundel enclosing a crane in flight amongst clouds, encircled by a scrolling floral band interspersed with precious objects. The interior of the box base is separated into five compartments and the exterior is decorated with a... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2018

A 'Yue' cosmetic box and cover, Song dynasty (907-1279)

Lot 138. A 'Yue' cosmetic box and cover, Song dynasty (907-1279); diameter 4 5/8 in., 11.7 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot Sold 13,750 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011 of circular form supported on a splayed foot, the flat cover carved with a bird flying amidst a foliate scroll, applied overall with an olive-green glaze (2)  Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co. 22 Mar 11. New York
19 mars 2018

Three circular 'Yue' cosmetics boxes and covers, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127)

Lot 136. Three circular 'Yue' cosmetics boxes and covers, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127); diameter of the widest 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 23,750 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011 each box of shallow circular form, the domed covers each incised with designs of confronted birds, flowers and foliage beneath a translucent olive-green glaze, together with: a small celadon-glazed bowl (7).  Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Lot 131. A carved 'Yue' cosmetic box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); diameter 4 5/8 in., 11.7 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot Sold 16,250 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011 of shallow circular form, skillfully carved on the top with two peonies in full bloom, the petals lightly incised with combed lines, encircled by short incised sprigs along the edge of the cover, applied overall with a pale olive-green glaze (2).  Provenance: J. J. Lally & Co., New York,... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Two 'Yue' cosmetics boxes and covers, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127)

Lot 130. Two 'Yue' cosmetics boxes and covers, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127); diameter of widest 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 13,750 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011 one with a domed cover decorated with a molded design of a boy holding lotus flowers, under an olive-green glaze, the second with a domed cover with an incised floral design beneath an olive-green glaze, together with: a small bowl in the form of a curled-up lotus leaf, applied with an... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2018

A carved 'Yue' cosmetic box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 129. A carved  'Yue' cosmetic box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); diameter 4 3/4 in., 12.1 cm. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot Sold 20,000 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011 of circular shape, resting on a tall splayed foot, the domed cover with a central medallion freely carved with a phoenix in flight, both applied with a translucent olive-green glaze (2).  Provenance: J. J. Lally & Co., New York, 1990. Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector:... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Two 'Yue' cosmetics boxes and covers, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 127. Two 'Yue' cosmetics boxes and covers, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); diameter of widest 3 5/8 in., 9.2 cm. Estimate 3,500 — 5,500 USD. Lot Sold 7,500 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011 one box of flat circular form, the cover molded in shallow relief with two flowers, all under an olive-green glaze, the second in the form of three boxes with covers molded as melons, borne on undulating stems in relief  forming a handle, covered in an iridescent pale green... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2015

A Qingbai cosmetic box and cover, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 33. A Qingbai cosmetic box and cover, Northern Song dynasty; 14.3cm., 5 5/8 in. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP (2,035 -2,713 EUR). Lot sold 2,750 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's of circular form, the gently domed cover carved with a leafy spray of peony, the interior opened to two flowerheads borne on curved leafy stems interspersed with three miniature cups and saucers, covered overall in a transparent greyish-bluish glaze, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 3. ... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2015

A Qingbai cosmetic box and cover, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

A Qingbai cosmetic box and cover, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate USD 1,200 - 1,800. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With domed cover, the interior applied with three rounded cups separated by three stems bearing lotus pods, the exterior and part of the interior covered with a clear glaze of faint olive color - 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) diameter Property from the Private Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH VOLUME VII: CHINESE WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]