14 février 2018

A sancai-glazed vase, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 6. A sancai-glazed vase, Tang dynasty (618-907); 9 1/2 in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The base is unglazed revealing the white slip. Provenance: Acquired in Taipei, prior to 1995 Property of the Dexinshuwu Collection. Exhibited: National Museum of History, The Special Exhibition of Tang Tri-colour, Taipei, 1995, Catalogue, p.137 Note: The result of Oxford thermoluminescence test... [Lire la suite]

04 décembre 2017

A finely painted pottery figure of a Bactrian camel and rider, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 2919. A finely painted pottery figure of a Bactrian camel and rider, Tang dynasty (618-907); 23 5/8 in. (60 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The figure is modelled to show a young rider, dressed in a long sleeved tunic and boots, riding astride a camel, with his body bent slightly to the side. The camel, painted in buff, brick-red and greyish black pigments over white slip, is standing foursquare on a trapezoid... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2017

A fine Jian ‘hare’s-fur’ tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 2989. A fine Jian ‘hare’s-fur’ tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 3/4 in. (12 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is covered inside and out with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze finely streaked with russet ‘hare’s fur’ markings flowing from the russet band below the rim. Provenance: The Dexinshuwu Collection, Taipei, 1992 Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2017

A pair of Qingbai incised ‘floral scroll’ meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 2904. A pair of Qingbai incised ‘floral scroll’ meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 7 1/2 in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 875,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The pair of vases are elegantly potted with high rounded shoulders and tapered sides. They are freely carved on the exterior with a broad band of scrolling tendrils highlighted by combed incisions between double borders. They are covered with a translucent crackled glaze of pale... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2017

A very rare Qingbai ‘Lion’ pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 101. A very rare Qingbai ‘Lion’ pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279), 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm.) wide, box. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Property of the Dexinshuwu Collection Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong
01 octobre 2017

A Jian 'Hare's fur' tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 97. A Jian 'Hare's fur' tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 5 in. (12.5 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,145 - USD 7,717). Price realised HKD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Property from the Dexinshuwu Collection.  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong 

30 septembre 2017

A Yaozhou carved 'Floral' deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 92. A Yaozhou carved 'Floral' deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,289 - USD 15,434). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: Dexinshuwu Collection Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong  
30 septembre 2017

A Yaozhou moulded 'Peony' conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 91. A Yaozhou moulded 'Peony' conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,145 - USD 7,717). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: Dexinshuwu Collection Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong  
27 septembre 2017

A selection of cosmetic boxes from the Dexinshuwu Collection at Christie's Hong Kong

Lot 32. A celadon lotus-form box and cover, Six Dynasties (220-560), 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,584 - USD 64,307). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: Acquired in Taipei in 1988 Property of the Dexinshuwu Collection. Lot 33. A small blue-glazed reserve-decorated circular box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907), 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,584 -... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2017

A rare large Cizhou painted ‘floral’ vase, meiping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 3123. A rare large Cizhou painted ‘floral’ vase, meiping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), 16 ¾ in. (42.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 1,062,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The elongated ovoid vase is elegantly modelled with an overturned mouth rim. It is finely decorated on the exterior with floral scrolls growing from a feathery foliage meander. It is further decorated with radiating S-shaped motifs on the sloping shoulder between bowstring bands, and repeated with three... [Lire la suite]