20 octobre 2021

A finely carved greenish-yellow jade cup, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 29. A finely carved greenish-yellow jade cup, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 37⁄8 in. (10 cm.) wide. Price Realised USD 6,875 (Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance: Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York.Acquired from the above in 1974. Christie's. Asia! New York, 14 Sept - 28 Sept 2021

01 juin 2021

A Longquan celadon 'tobi seiji' cup, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 504. A Longquan celadon 'tobi seiji' cup, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 7.4 cm. Estimate: 20,000 -30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 56,700 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.  Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 26 May 2021
16 décembre 2020

A Yue celadon cup, a Cizhou painted stemcup and a Cizhou white-glazed carved, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 406. A Yue celadon cup, a Cizhou painted stemcup and a Cizhou white-glazed carved, Song Dynasty (960-1279); yue cup 8.3 cm, 3¼ in.; stemcup d. 8.2 cm, 3¼ in.; Cizhou bowl 9.6 cm, 3¾ in.; Japanese wood boxes. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 60,480 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: yue cup: Mayuyama Ryusendo. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
03 décembre 2020

A pair of doucai cups, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 185. A pair of doucai cups, Qing dynasty, 19th century; Diameters 6.7 and 6.6 cm, 2⅝ and 2⅝ in. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,780 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  each painted to the exterior with a continuous scene, the base inscribed with a three-character hall mark in underglaze blue reading chen ding xuan ('Pavilion of Abstraction from Mundane Affairs') Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong, 1993. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 4 November 2020
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02 juin 2020

A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed cup, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 308. A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed cup, Song dynasty (960–1279); 10.7 cm, 4 1/4  in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD (8,524 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. with rounded sides rising from a shallow foot to a flared rim, covered overall in a reddish-brown glaze. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM
11 avril 2020

A pair of Dehua cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3624. A pair of Dehua cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5.5 cm., 2 1/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot Sold 312,500 HKD (31,870 EUR). Photo Sotheby's each finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, covered overall in a rich creamy-white glaze. Provenance: Collection of Eugene Bernat.Collection of Eugene Perkins.Christie's New York, 2nd June 1989, lot 40. Exhibited: Exhibition of the Chinese Ceramics Lent By Mr. and... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2020

A fine and rare doucai cup, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3587. A fine and rare doucai cup, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 31/4 in. (8.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price Realized HKD 2,180,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Finely potted with gently rounded sides, well-rendered around the exterior in soft translucent enamels and underglaze-blue tones to depict two birds perched on ornamental rockworks, butterflies and insects fluttering amidst the flowering chrysanthemum and leafy... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2020

A very rare and superbly carved rhinoceros horn cup, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1297. A very rare and superbly carved rhinoceros horn cup, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high, 350.9g. Estimate 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised 902,500 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 The flaring sides superbly carved with a scene inspired by Du Fu's poem 'Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup', with Lin Jin, Prince of Ruyang, accompanied by two attendants, one tending to his horse, the other balancing upon his back a pole strung with various cloth-bound accoutrements, including his... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2020

A finely carved signed rhinoceros horn cup, 18th century

Lot 1288. A finely carved signed rhinoceros horn cup, 18th century; 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) across, 371.3g. Estimate 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 662,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 The elegantly proportioned, tapering body carved around the midsection with two bands of archaistic dragon scroll, the interior rim with a key-fret band, one end with six sinuous chilong forming the handle and peering over the rim, the front with another chilong, the interior of the foot carved with a seal... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2020

A rare large rhinoceros horn cup, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 1285. A rare large rhinoceros horn cup, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 7 7/16 in. (18.9 cm.) long, 258.9g. Estimate 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 146,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Carved around the midsection with two birds in flight above lotus, saggitaria and other water plants growing from amidst crashing waves forming the flat foot, with a bat in flight amidst the crests, with two dragons emerging at one end from the waves to form the openwork handle, the larger grasping... [Lire la suite]