05 juin 2019

A Yue celadon 'Lotus' box and cover, Five dynasties-Song dynasty (907-1279)

Lot 307. A Yue celadon 'Lotus' box and cover, Five dynasties-Song dynasty (907-1279); 10.5 cm, 4 1/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 68,750HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the box supported on a splayed foot, the cover decorated with a lotus bloom, applied overall with an olive-green glaze. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 28th January 2000. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 may 2019 - 31 may 2019

30 avril 2019

A rare large marbled meiping, Five Dynasties-Song dynasty (907-1279)

Lot 20. A rare large marbled meiping, Five Dynasties-Song dynasty (907-1279); 46 cm, 18 1/8  in. Estimate £100,000 — 150,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the subtly waisted lower body rising to broad shoulders and a tall waisted neck with an everted rim, elegantly potted using striated and interlocking cream and dark brown coloured clays creating a radiating feathered pattern, the rim and foot covered with a creamy-white slip. Property from the Rui Xiu Lou Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2018

A white-glazed pulse pillow, Five Dynasties-Song dynasty (907-1279)

Lot 1369. A white-glazed pulse pillow, Five Dynasties-Song dynasty (907-1279). Width 3 1/8  in., 8 cm. Estimate $1,500 - $2,000. Sold: $2,000. © Sotheby's of ruyi form, covered overall with an ivory white glaze stopping irregularly above the flat base. Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong, 1986. Property from the Collection of David and Nayda Utterberg. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
13 septembre 2018

A rare pair of polychrome stucco fresco fragments of bodhisattvas, Five dynasties - Song dynasty (907-1279)

Lot 196. A rare pair of polychrome stucco fresco fragments of bodhisattvas, Five dynasties-Song dynasty (907-1279). Height 35 3/4  in., 90.8 cm; Width 17 1/8  in., 43.5 cm. Estimate: 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 275,000 USD. © Sotheby's. each of rectangular form, the first elegantly painted with an attendant bodhisattva standing on lotus blossoms and with a circular halo framing the head, holding a lotus sprig with a long leafy stem, the deity wearing... [Lire la suite]