28 octobre 2020

A Ding black-glazed kundika, Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 253. A Ding black-glazed kundika, Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960-1127); 19 cm. (7 4/8 in.) high. Price estimate: HKD: 250,000 - 350,000 (USD: 32,300 - 45,200). Auction Result: HKD: 295,000. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Japanese museum collection (postcard included). China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions

28 octobre 2020

A Ding white-glazed foliate-rim vase, Song Dynasty (AD 960-1279)

Lot 253. A Ding white-glazed foliate-rim vase, Song Dynasty (AD 960-1279); 19 cm. (7 4/8 in.) high. Price estimate: HKD: 340,000 - 400,000 (USD: 43,900 - 51,600). Auction Result: HKD: 401,200. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
17 octobre 2020

A rare bronze ritual food vessel, ding, Early Western Zhou Dynasty, 10th-9th century BC

Lot 1508. A rare bronze ritual food vessel, ding, Early Western Zhou Dynasty, 10th-9th century BC; 9 ¼ in. (23.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The body is raised on three slender legs and tapers towards the everted rim and is cast with a band of plain, vertically arranged "quills" reserved on a leiwen ground filled with black matrix. One side of the interior is cast with a five-character inscription reading Bo X zuo bao yi, that... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2020

A small carved Ding ‘lotus’ tea bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 303. A small carved Ding ‘lotus’ tea bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 100,000. Price realised HKD 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Provenance: The Collection of Peter and Nancy ThompsonSold at Christie’s London, 8 April 2014, lot 16. Exhibited: The University of Hull Art Collection, From the Tang to the Qing, Chinese Ceramics from circa 618-1850 from The Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Peter Thompson, 1996, no. 26. ... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2020

A large archaic bronze ritual food vessel, ding, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC

Lot 74. A large archaic bronze ritual food vessel, ding, Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BC; h. 35.5 cm, 14 in. Estimate: 3,500,000 - 4,000,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep U-shaped body cast below the everted rim and a pair of upright loop handles with a single wide register of three taotie masks bisected by flanges, and comprised of a pair of protuberant eyes and hooked ribbons cast with C-scrolls indicating horns and jaws, all above three slightly tapered legs, each with a further taotie mask... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2020

A rare archaic bronze ritual food vessel, ding, Shang dynasty, 12th century BC

Lot 41. A rare archaic bronze ritual food vessel, ding, Shang dynasty, 12th century BC; 20.4 cm, 8 in. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,260,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the exterior cast and inlaid in black with friezes of cicadas and pendent blades, all supported on three splayed flat legs cast with dragons, the interior with an inscription possibly reading ya chou, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Acquired in Japan prior to World War II. Christie's New York,... [Lire la suite]

09 juillet 2020

A fine and rare carved Ding ‘lotus’ incense box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 2810. A fine and rare carved Ding ‘lotus’ incense box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127); 5.¼ in. (13.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The slightly domed cover is finely carved with a spray of blossoming lotus. The box and cover are covered with a lustrous glaze of pale ivory tone, with the exception of the foot, revealing the refined white body, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Matsudaira... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2020

A Ding persimmon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 2808. A Ding persimmon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127); 5.¼ in. (13.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 212,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The bowl is potted with thin widely flaring sides, supported on a short tapering foot, covered inside and out with a smooth persimmon glaze thinning to a moss-green tone at the rim. The foot ring is unglazed, revealing the greyish-brown biscuit body, box. Christie's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2020

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

Lot 2802. A Ding carved 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The bowl is thinly potted with an angular profile, fluidly carved to the interior with lotus blossoms and leaves on meandering stems, covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of pale ivory tone. The mouth is bound with a metal rim. The base is incised with a collector’s mark qi, ‘seven’, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2020

Brûle parfum tripode en bronze, ding, fin de la dynastie Shang-début de la Dynastie des Zhou de l'Ouest

Lot 102. Brûle parfum tripode en bronze, ding, fin de la dynastie Shang-début de la Dynastie des Zhou de l'Ouest (XIIème-VIIIème siècle av. JC.). Hauteur: 21,7 cm. (8 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 35,000 - EUR 40,000 (USD 39,807 - USD 45,493). Unsold. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Il repose sur trois pieds cylindriques. Le corps est très délicatement sculpté d'une bande de maques de taotie entrecoupées de fines arêtes. Deux anses en forme de U inversés rythment le bord. Le bronze est... [Lire la suite]