27 mars 2019

A Yueyao Celadon Glazed Floral Medallion Ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3501. A Yueyao Celadon Glazed Floral Medallion Ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 16.4cm. Estimate HKD 800,000 - 1,000,000 (USD 101,925 - 127,406). Lot sold HKD 1,156,400 (USD 147,291). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The deep rounded body is carved with leafy scroll at the neck, setting with a strap handle opposite to a long curved spout. The body of the ewer is decorated with floral medallion encircled by scattered peony flower. The ewer is overall... [Lire la suite]

19 novembre 2016

A Yaozhou carved ‘Peony’ ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1127)

Lot 3116. A Yaozhou carved ‘Peony’ ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1127); 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000 (USD 155,463 - USD 233,194). Price realised HKD 1,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The ewer is carved in relief with a broad peony band, applied to the shoulder with a lion-form spout and strap handle, covered overall with a densely crackled glaze of pale celadon tone with the exception of the foot ring revealing the pale grey body, box. ... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2016

A Yaozhou cup stand, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century

Lot 10. A Yaozhou cup stand, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century; 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,884 - USD 6,473). Price realised HKD 150,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The cup stand is covered overall with a glaze of attractive sea-green colour with the exception of the foot rim, box. Provenance: Acquired in Taipei, prior to 1995 Property from the Dexinshuwu Collection. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2016

A rare carved and molded Yue ‘mandarin ducks’ box and cover, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127)

Lot 701. A rare carved and molded Yue ‘mandarin ducks’ box and cover, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127);4 in. (10.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 365,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The domed cover is carved in high relief with a band of overlapping lotus petals, surmounted by a finial molded in the shape of two ducks, each resting its head on the other’s shoulder. The box is similarly carved with overlapping lotus petals, and supported on a splayed... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2016

Unidentified Artist Chinese, active late 10th–11th century, Palace banquet

Unidentified Artist Chinese, active late 10th–11th century, Palace banquet, 五代/北宋 佚名 乞巧圖 軸, Five Dynasties (907–960) or Northern Song (960–1127) dynasty. Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk. Image: 63 5/8 × 43 5/8 in. (161.6 × 110.8 cm) Overall with mounting: 10 ft. 4 in. × 44 3/8 in. (315 × 112.7 cm) Overall with knobs: 10 ft. 4 in. × 49 1/2 in. (315 × 125.7 cm). Ex coll.: C. C. Wang Family, Gift of Oscar L. Tang Family, 2010. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2010.473 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2016

A very rare large Ding dish-mouthed vase, Five dynasties-Northern Song dynasty, 10th century

 Lot 3110. A very rare large Ding dish-mouthed vase, Five dynasties-Northern Song dynasty, 10th century; 11 3/8 in. (28.8 cm.) high. Estimate HK$2,000,000 – HK$3,000,000 (US$258,674 - $388,011). Price realised HKD 3,160,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is elegantly potted with an ovoid body tapering to a short splayed foot, surmounted by a bamboo-shaped neck flaring to a dish-shaped mouth. It is covered overall with a clear ivory-white glaze of even tone, with exception of the... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2016

A 'Yaozhou'  five-legged censer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty

Lot 243, A 'Yaozhou'  five-legged censer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. well-potted, of cylindrical form, the steep sides rising to a wide outcurved rim, supported on five well-articulated lion-mask cabriole-form legs terminating in paw feet, covered overall with a gray-green glaze, the interior partially unglazed. Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm Note: For a similar example of a censer see Excavations of the Five Dynasties Period Kiln... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2016

A Small 'Ding' White-Glazed Ewer and Cover, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty

Lot 241. A Small 'Ding' White-Glazed Ewer and Cover, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the globular body supported on a short foot, set with a flat loop handle and a short spout, the incurved rim molded with bow-string lines, the cover surmounted by a stem knop, covered overall in a creamy-ivory glaze leaving the footring unglazed (2). Height 3 in., 7.6 cm Notes: See a related Five Dynasties ewer (without a cover), from the Palace Museum... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2016

A Small 'Xing' White-Glazed Ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty, 10th Century

Lot 240. A Small 'Xing' White-Glazed Ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty, 10th Century. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's of spherical form rising from a shallow straight foot, one side with short spout set opposite an arching strap handle cut with double grooves, covered inside and out with a clear glaze pooling to creamy-yellowish tone, stopping unevenly above the foot to reveal the white porcelaneous body. Height 4 1/2  in., 11.4 cm Provenance: J.J.... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2015

A rare glazed white stoneware triple-jar and covers, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty

Lot 59. A rare glazed white stoneware triple-jar and covers, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each of compressed globular form and divided into five lobes, the jars joined by three foliate-form appliques to the shoulders, the covers recessed with flat rim and bud knop, the body covered with transparent glaze draining to a greenish tone, with wood stands and one wood cover (6). Width 5 1/4  in., 13.3 cm ... [Lire la suite]