24 août 2019

A rare early 'Yaozhou' relief-carved globular ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1127)

Lot 78. A rare early 'Yaozhou' relief-carved globular ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1127); height 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cm. Estimate USD 150,000 — 200,000. Lot sold USD 181,000. © Sotheby's. the globular body finely carved with a single grand peony flanked by scrolling stems issuing sumptuous leaves, all below a collar accentuated with incised radiating lines and a raised border, the flat strap diaper-molded ear handle projecting upward from one of the carved leaves on the... [Lire la suite]

10 décembre 2018

A Northern whiteware flask, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty

Loy 66. A Northern whiteware flask, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127); 16 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 42 000 EUR. © Sotheby's la panse ovoïde reposant sur un petit pied court circulaire, le col resserré et évasé en partie supérieure, comportant des deux côtés une double paire de anses simulant des passants, le biscuit blanc couvert d'une belle glaçure ivoire. Provenance: Mathias Komor, New York, no. D. 125 (according to label). Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2018

A highly important and extremely rare lacquered spindle-leg table, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127)

   Lot 8001. A highly important and extremely rare lacquered spindle-leg table, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127); 19 1/2 in. (49.5cm.) high, 41 in. (123.5 cm.) wide, 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The plain rectangular top with beaded edge on the sides is set with everted flanges. Supported on each narrow side by elegantly curved spindled legs, the whole is raised on thick... [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]
19 mars 2018

Three circular 'Yue' cosmetics boxes and covers, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127)

Lot 136. Three circular 'Yue' cosmetics boxes and covers, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127); diameter of the widest 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 23,750 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011 each box of shallow circular form, the domed covers each incised with designs of confronted birds, flowers and foliage beneath a translucent olive-green glaze, together with: a small celadon-glazed bowl (7).  Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Two 'Yue' cosmetics boxes and covers, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127)

Lot 130. Two 'Yue' cosmetics boxes and covers, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127); diameter of widest 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 13,750 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011 one with a domed cover decorated with a molded design of a boy holding lotus flowers, under an olive-green glaze, the second with a domed cover with an incised floral design beneath an olive-green glaze, together with: a small bowl in the form of a curled-up lotus leaf, applied with an... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2017

A Yue celadon incised ‘Floral scroll’ box and cover, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127)

Lot 90. A Yue celadon incised ‘Floral scroll’ box and cover, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1127), 5 1/8 in. (13.1 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,289 - USD 15,434). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong