15 septembre 2021

A repoussé silver 'lotus' box and cover, Five Dynasties - Northern Song dynasty (907-1126)

  Lot 40. A repoussé silver 'lotus' box and cover, Five Dynasties - Northern Song dynasty (907-1126). Diameter 2¼ in., 5.7 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of compressed cushion form, the shallow domed cover decorated with continuous lotus blossoms and foliate scrolls against a punched ground, the straight sides with bands of classic scroll. Provenance: Christie's London, 13th November 2001, lot 79. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2019

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'floral' vase and cover, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1126)

Lot 729.A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'floral' vase and cover, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1126). Height 12 1/8  in., 30.8 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 6,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a short foot to a waisted neck and everted cup-shaped mouth, the shoulder set to either side with a pair of small loops, the body deftly combed and incised around the exterior with wide band of peony bloom meander, the domed cover incised with a frieze... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2019

A fine 'Yaozhou' five-lobed bowl, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1126)

Lot 391. A fine 'Yaozhou' five-lobed bowl, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1126); 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 72,000  USD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted of conical form with the deeply rounded petals radiating out from a circular center, each rim delinated by a sharp notch at the rim and a raised edge separating the lobes, covered overall in an even pale celadon-green glaze stopping neatly before the knife-pared foot revealing the buff colored body. ... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2018

A 'Ding' vase, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1126)

Lot 455. A 'Ding' vase, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1126); 16.5cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 400 — 600 GBP. Lot Sold 5,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the baluster body rising from a short spreading foot to a short tapering neck and everted rolled rim, covered overall in an off-white glaze falling in an even line above the foot to reveal the white slip and white body. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London
21 août 2017

Freeman's announces highlights from the September 9 Asian Arts auction

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s September 9 Asian Arts auction will offer collectors a wide array of Asian fine and decorative arts. A highlight of the sale is the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord and Pamela Watkins—including a fine group of Song to Ming dynasty ceramics and related wares of Southeast Asia— and a complementary private Pennsylvania collection, giving collectors and connoisseurs the rare opportunity to bid on a range of wares not often brought to auction. Additional highlights include Chinese paintings from... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2014

A Dingyao flower-shaped bowl, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1126)

Lot 105. A Dingyao flower-shaped bowl, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1126); 15cm wide. Estimate HK$80,000 - 160,000. Sold for HK$ 100,000 (€9,459). Photo: Bonhams 2014. Potted as a flower with eight petals raised on a short spreading foot, the interior carved with a flower blooming on a leafy stem, covered overall in a creamy ivory-white glaze.  Note: Compare a much smaller, but similarly shaped Dingyao bowl, dated to the Song Dynasty, illustrated by The Oriental Ceramic Society, The... [Lire la suite]