26 juin 2021

Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy, Five Dynasties, 907 - 960 CE

Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy. Excavated at the Tem Thousand Buddha Pagoda in Hunhua county, Zhejiang Province, in 1958. Five Dynasties, 907 - 960 CE. Gilt bronze, total height 77.7 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum Detail: close up. Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy. Excavated at the Tem Thousand Buddha Pagoda in Hunhua county, Zhejiang Province, in 1958, Five Dynasties, 907 - 960 CE. Gilt bronze, total height 77.7 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum. Detail:... [Lire la suite]

10 mai 2021

Three important private collections to be offered in Dreweatts Asia Art sales

Sir David Scholey and his wife Lady Alexandra Scholey's interior view. Courtesy Dreweatts. LONDON.- Dreweatts will offer three important private collections in its upcoming sales of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art (Part 1) on May 19, 2021 and Japanese & Chinese (Part 2) May 20, 2021. The collections include those from the former Governor of the BBC and Chairman of the National Portrait Gallery, Sir David Scholey, John Burke da Silva, Treasurer and Council member of the Oriental Ceramics Society and R. Ralph... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A rare Yaozhou celadon flower-shaped bowl, Five Dynasties, 10th-11th century

Lot 1330. A rare Yaozhou celadon flower-shaped bowl, Five Dynasties, 10th-11th century ; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Thinly potted with wide, flaring sides divided into five petal lobes by deep grooves on the exterior and corresponding high ridges on the interior, decorated in the center with a molded bird-form appliqué, covered inside and out and on the base with a glaze of even pale silvery-green tone, the whole supported on a short foot... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2019

A white-glazed trefoil dish, Five Dynasties, 10th century

Lot 200. A white-glazed trefoil dish, Five Dynasties, 10th century; 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,440 - USD 15,660). Price realised GBP 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The dish is finely potted in the shape of a three-petalled flower. The body is covered in a creamy-white glaze stopping at the unglazed foot rim.. Provenance: Collection of Professor Ferdinando Cappelletti, acquired in Rome in the late 1970s. Note: A white-glazed dish of nearly... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2019

A rare white-glazed vase and cover, Five Dynasties, 10th century or later

Lot 198. A rare white-glazed vase and cover, Five Dynasties, 10th century or later; 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 26,100 - USD 39,150). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The well-potted vase has an inverted pear-shape with narrow splayed foot and a domed cover with finial, all covered with a creamy ivory-coloured glaze. Provenance: Collection of Professor Ferdinando Cappelletti, acquired in Rome in the late 1970s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2019

A ‘Yueyao’ Cup Stand, Five Dynasties, 10th Century

Lot 3076. A ‘Yueyao’ Cup Stand, Five Dynasties, 10th Century. D 13.6cm. Estimate HKD 85,000 - 120,000 (USD 10,826 - 15,284). Lot sold HKD 100,300 (USD 12,775). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: Castle of Antiquities Co., Ltd Collection, no. 32005. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
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07 avril 2019

A Rare Small ‘Yueyao’ ‘Lotus-Bud’ Carved Slender Baluster Jar and Cover, Five Dynasties, 10th Century

Lot 3078. A Rare Small ‘Yueyao’ ‘Lotus-Bud’ Carved Slender Baluster Jar and Cover, Five Dynasties, 10th Century. H 14.6cm. Estimate HKD 600,000 - 1,000,000 (USD 76,422 - 127,370). Lot sold HKD 708,000 (USD 90,178). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: Feng Wen Tang Collection2. Bonhams Hong Kong, 9 October 2014, lot.126. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019 
10 décembre 2018

A small white-glazed 'Buddha' lantern vase, Five Dynasties, 10th century

Lot 65. A small white-glazed 'Buddha' lantern vase, Five Dynasties, 10th century; 7,2 cm, 2 7/8  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 EUR. Unsold. © Sotheby's le col et le pied évasés, la panse quadrangulaire légèrement arrondie décorée de quatre réserves délimitées par des bordures imitant des cordages et décorées d'un Bouddha dans une mandorle et de nœuds, la belle glaçure blanche transparente aux tonalités couleur olive. Provenance: Acquired in Taiwan. Sotheby's. Art d'Asie, 11... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2018

A small white-glazed jar and a Guan-type bowl, Five Dynasties and Song dynasty

Lot 365. A small white-glazed jar and a Guan-type bowl, Five Dynasties and Song dynasty; 10.8 and 8.8 cm, 4 1/4  and 3 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 30,000 HKD (3,371 EUR). © Sotheby's. the bowl covered in a greyish-blue glaze suffused with crackles; the jar covered overall save for the foot in an ivory-tinged glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 28 november 2018, 10:15 AM
06 octobre 2018

A Yue Lobed Stem Cup, Five Dynasties, 10th Century

Lot 3007. A Yue Lobed Stem Cup, Five Dynasties, 10th Century. H 6.7cm D 10.3cm. Estimate HKD 80,000 - 100,000 (USD 10,210 - 12,762). Sold price HKD 271,400 (USD 34,636). © Poly Auction. with a foliate rim and five lobes, supported on a flared stem foot, covered overall in rare green glaze. Poly Hong Kong. The Collection of Shu Zheng Zhai - A Selection of Archaic Chinese Ceramics II, 2 october 2018, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong