14 janvier 2019

A small unusual bronze ritual tripod food vessel and cover, ding, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 1260. A small unusual bronze ritual tripod food vessel and cover, ding, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 6 in. (15.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The deep, rounded body raised on three slender legs and applied with a pair of bird-form handles suspending loose rings, the flat cover with three finials cast as seated birds with curled tails, the three birds functioning as feet when the cover is inverted, with grey and milky green... [Lire la suite]

12 janvier 2019

A well-cast bronze tripod ritual food vessel, ding, Late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC

Lot 1234. A well-cast bronze tripod ritual food vessel, ding, Late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC; 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 662,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The deep body raised on three columnar supports cast in intaglio with blades pendent from a scroll band, the sides crisply cast in relief with three taotie masks centered on and separated by prominent notched flanges, reserved on a band of leiwen, all with extensive... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2018

A finely moulded Ding 'Dragon' dish, Northern Song dynasty-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 67. A finely moulded Ding 'Dragon' dish, Northern Song dynasty-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diam. 14,4 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 30.000 EUR. © Sotheby's les bords légèrement évasés, l’intérieur finement moulé d’un dragon sinueux se mouvant parmi des rinceaux et des nuages, le pourtour intérieur décoré d’une frise de rinceaux sous une frise de leiwen, couverte d’une glaçure à tonalité ivoire, s’amincissant près du pied et des bords à l’extérieur... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2018

A Large Ding Carved 'Daylily' Bowl, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 2947. A Large Ding Carved 'Daylily' Bowl, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127); 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.). Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 1,625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl is elegantly modelled with slightly curving sides and an everted rim. The interior is finely and freely carved with a stem of feathery curled leaves bearing large daylily spray which traverses the centre of the bowl, the walls are carved with further daylilies growing from scrolling... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2018

A Ding white-glazed melon-shaped ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127)

 Lot 2902. A Ding white-glazed melon-shaped ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127);  5 in. (12.5 cm.) high. Estimate: HK$800,000.00 - HK$1,200,000.00 (USD 102,540 - USD 153,810). Price realised HKD 1,875,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The ewer is delicately potted with a hexalobed body rising to an inverted lipped mouth covered with a strap appliqué. The shoulders are surmounted by a rope twist handle terminating in three separate straps, each with a triangular... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2018

A Bronze Tripod Vessel, Ding, Late Shang Dynasty, 1600-1046 B.C.

Lot 3109. A Bronze Tripod Vessel, Ding, Late Shang Dynasty, 1600-1046 B.C. H 20cm. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 (USD 153,143 - 229,714). Sold price HKD 1,770,000 (USD 225,886). © Poly Auction. The body of the bronze ding is in deep U-shape,supported on three columnar legs, the flattened everted rim set with two small upright loop handles, a band of kuilong encircling the vessel beneath the rim, their bodies comprised of hooked lines and leiwen and shown in 'split representation'... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2018

A Molded Ding Lion and Grapevine Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3013. A Molded Ding Lion and Grapevine Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. D 16.7cm. Estimate HKD 250,000 - 300,000 (USD 31,905 - 38,286). Sold price HKD 531,000 (USD 67,766). © Poly Auction. Well potted with shallow rounded sides supported on a short straight foot, the interior freely carved to the central medallion with a sinuous chilong, its face turned slightly to one side with its body curled around, all encircled by a broad lotus band interspersed with small blossoms and... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2018

A Rare and Finely Carved Ding Dragon Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3012. A Rare and Finely Carved Ding Dragon Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. D 17.5cm. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 (USD 191,429 - 255,238). Sold price HKD 1,888,000 (USD 240,945). © Poly Auction. The shallow concave base supported on a neatly trimmed foot, rising to wide flaring sides, the interior freely carved to the central medallion with a sinuous chilong, its face turned slightly to one side with its body curled around, encircled by two lotus blooms borne on... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2018

A Ding white-glazed incised foliate bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 83. A Ding white-glazed incised foliate bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 6,401 - USD 10,242). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
21 septembre 2018

A moulded Ding white-glazed makara dish, Northern Song dynasty-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 82. A moulded Ding white-glazed makara dish, Northern Song dynasty-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 9 ¼ in. (23 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 19,204 - USD 32,008). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The base is inscribed with Shangshi Ju. The inscription, Shangshi Ju, appears on other vessels used in conjunction with food preparation in the palace during the Northern Song and Jin dynasties, box.  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]