14 janvier 2022

A large limestone figure of a lion, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 828. A large limestone figure of a lion, Five Dynasties (907-960); h. 56 cm. Lot sold: 378,000 HKD (Estimate: 120,000-150,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired in Japan in the 1990s.An old Japanese collection. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 3 December 2021
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31 décembre 2021

A Xingyao white-glazed tea bowl and stand, Five dynasties (907-960)

Lot 5002. A Xingyao white-glazed tea bowl and stand, Five dynasties (907-960). Lot sold: 56,700 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 bowl 13.2 cm, stand 14.1 cm.  Note: Tea bowl on lobed stand is a classic form produced in the Xing kilns during the latter part of the Tang dynasty, where its shape drew inspiration from gold and silver wares of the period. Related lobed stands were found in the Palace Museum, Beijing, and another from the Carl... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2021

A celadon-glazed lobed dish, Five dynasties (907-960)

Lot 348. A celadon-glazed lobed dish, Five dynasties (907-960); 14.1 cm. Lot sold: 37,800 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 30 November 2021
21 août 2021

Chinese Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection to be auctionned at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

Kai-Yin Lo with her collection on view at Denver Art Museum, 1998. Kai-Yin Lo’s White Wares When in 1998 Kai-Yin Lo mounted an exhibition of her Chinese white wares entitled Bright as Silver, White as Snow at the Denver Art Museum, it was meant to be more than a showcase of a collector’s treasures. It was meant to celebrate something unique to China’s potters: the ability to create vessels of a pristine white out of earth. In the exhibition catalogue I started my essay by saying “The wish to create a ceramic ware... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2021

Five dynasties ceramics sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

Lot 462. A rare Yaozhou celadon lobed dish, Five dynasties (907-960); 14.3 cm. Estimate: 26,000 - 46,000 HKD. Lot sold: 81,900 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Mr and Mrs Ronnie C.C. Tsao. Sotheby's New York, 17th September 2016, lot 1155. Lot 476. A Yue celadon washer, Five dynasties (907-960); the base inscribed with da (large), 15 cm. Estimate: 80,000 -... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2021

A large sancai-glazed pottery stupa, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 1053. A large carved polychrome stone head of Buddha, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); h. 79 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 126,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., sample no. C105c45. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020

05 décembre 2020

A Yaozhou floral-form washer, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 3025. A Yaozhou floral-form washer, Five Dynasties (907-960); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam, box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 237,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The washer is thinly potted with scalloped sides rising to a foliate rim, covered inside and out with a glaze of sea-green tone, thinning to a brownish-grey colour on the base. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 30 November 2020
15 juillet 2020

A rare Yue bird-form cup, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 2876. A rare Yue bird-form cup, Five Dynasties (907-960); 6 in. (15 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 100,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  The cup of deep rounded form is raised on a spreading foot. One side is potted with a bird standing upright detailed with round bulging eyes, a sharp beak and outstretched wings. The square-cut tail is detailed with incised lines indicating its plummage, and forms part of the handle on the opposite side.... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2020

A rare Xing white-glazed four-handled flask, Five dynasties (907-960)

Lot 2815. A rare Xing white-glazed four-handled flask, Five dynasties (907-960); 8. 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The flask is finely potted with an elongated body indented on two sides, below the four lug-handles each incised with a cross motif, supported on a spreading foot and rising to a columnar neck below a flared mouth, applied to the exterior with a clear glaze of a pale ivory tone,... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2020

A very rare Yue incised and inscribed 'floral' ewer and cover, Five dynasties (907-960)

Lot 2814. A very rare Yue incised and inscribed 'floral' ewer and cover, Five dynasties (907-960); 8 13/16 in. (22.1 cm.) high overall. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 3,245,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The globular body is finely incised with stylised floral blooms separated by cloud scrolls below a band of petals, applied to the shoulders with a gently curved spout and an upright arched handle. The base is incised with a... [Lire la suite]