05 octobre 2021

A small Ding jar and a cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 828. A small Ding jar and a cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's 2021 The compressed globular body is raised from a short foot and is covered with a glaze of ivory tone. The flat cover, possibly Ding ware, is surmounted by a flat finial. Provenance: Carl Kempe (1884-1967) Collection, Sweden.Sotheby's London, 5 November 2008, lot 512. Literature: Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the... [Lire la suite]

21 septembre 2021

An Archaic Bronze Tripod Vessel and Cover, Ding, Warring States period, 5th-4th century BCE

Lot 154. An Archaic Bronze Tripod Vessel and Cover, Ding, Warring States period, 5th-4th century BCE; 7 1/4in (18.2cm) high. Sold for US$ 4,462 (€ 3,810). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Casted with a pair of upright loop handles, supported on three waisted legs, the body and cover decorated with scrolls of stylistic mythical beasts, the shallow domed cover cast with three loops. Provenance: Joseph Rodin, NY, by repute. Note: For another example from the Musee Cernuschi, Paris, see Christian... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2021

An important inscribed archaic ritual archaic food vessel (Ding), Late Shang dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC

Lot 31. An important inscribed archaic ritual bronze food vessel (Ding), Late Shang dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC. Height 10¼ in., 26 cm. Estimate: 800,000 - 1,200,000 USD. Lot sold: 1,472,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the deep rounded body supported on three cylindrical legs, the lipped rim with two large upright loop handles, the body cast with three large taotie masks with bulging eyes intersected by vertical flanges, all against a fine leiwen ground,... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2021

An important archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Ding), Western Zhou dynasty, probably King Xuan period (c. 827- c. 782 BC)

Lot 27. An important archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Ding), Western Zhou dynasty, probably King Xuan period (c. 827- c. 782 BC). Diameter 12⅞ in., 32.9 cm. Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 USD. Lot sold: 1,835,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 well cast with the deep rounded body supported on three cabriole legs, the lipped rim set with a pair of upright loop handles, the exterior decorated with a band of horizontal concentric lappets, the interior cast with a... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel and cover, ding, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-221 BC)

Lot 5074. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel and cover, ding, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-221 BC); h. 26.8 cm, with two X-rays. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold: 693,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Wong & Sons Art Gallery, New York, 3rd July 1993 (USD10,000). Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
05 juillet 2021

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, ding, Late Shang dynasty

Lot 5005. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, ding, Late Shang dynasty; with two X-rays, h. 18.5 cm. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold: 378,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Lam & Co Antiquities, Hong Kong, 2011. Bonhams. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021

18 juin 2021

A carved Ding 'lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

  Lot 3225. A carved Ding 'lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 65⁄8 in. (17 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price Realised HKD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Christie's. Pavilion Online – Chinese Art, 27 May-11 June 2021
09 juin 2021

A rare archaic bronze tripod ritual food vessel and cover, ding, Middle Western Zhou Dynasty

Lot 437. A rare archaic bronze tripod ritual food vessel and cover, ding, Middle Western Zhou Dynasty; 27.1cm (10 1/4in) high. Sold for £ 31,500 (€ 36,585). © Bonhams The sides cast with a band of interlocking stylised dragons, a pair of upright loop handles set just below the rim, supported on three tall curling legs, the flat cover cast with a loop finial and surrounded by three evenly-spaced L-shaped finials, Japanese wood box. Provenance: a Japanese private collection, acquired before the 1960s The Masaki Museum of... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2021

An Archaic Bronze Ritual Food Vessel, Ding, Late Shang Dynasty, 1600-1046 B.C.

Lot 3420. An Archaic Bronze Ritual Food Vessel, Ding, Late Shang Dynasty (1050-771 B.C.). H 16.1cm. With a Japanese wooden box. Estimate HKD 700,000 - 1,000,000 (USD 89,744 - 128,205). Sold Price: HKD 1,320,000 (USD 169,231). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: Collection of Liang Shangchun (1888-1954 and after)2. A Japanese private collection. Literature: 1. Liang Shangchun, Yan ku jij in tu lu, (Catalogue of Auspicious Bronzes in the Yanku Studio), vol.1,... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2021

A fine light cream glazed blossom-shaped Ding bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 513. A fine light cream glazed blossom-shaped Ding bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); D. 16,6 cm. Estimate: € 1,800 - €2,500. Result: € 3,300. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Old South German private collection, assembled between 1979 and 1992, this bowl was bought from Anne Roselt Cologne, 21.6.1985. A similar bowl is published by Treagar 'Die Keramik der Song-Zeit', pl. 40, 62 a+b. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020