27 novembre 2018

Chinese pillows, Song dynasty, Jin dynasty and Ming dynasty from a Japanese private collection at Sotheby's HK

Lot 392. A rare browm-splashed 'Tiger' pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279); 18.4 cm, 7 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000-30,000 HKD. Lot sold 300,000 HKD (33,713 EUR). © Sotheby's. the ruyi-shaped headrest supported on a recumbent tiger, covered overall in a creamy-white glaze with russet stripes. Note: See a figure of a tiger decorated in a similar style, sold in these rooms, 31st May 2018, lot 422; and a figure of a hen and another of a dog belonging to the same group, sold... [Lire la suite]

24 octobre 2016

A 'Cizhou' painted 'dragon and phoenix' meiping, Jin dynasty (1115–1234)

Lot 112. A 'Cizhou' painted 'dragon and phoenix' meiping, Jin dynasty (1115–1234). Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the round shouldered tapering body rising from a recessed spreading base to a narrow neck and angled rim, freely painted in dark brown on a creamy-white ground with two large cusped panels, one enclosing a scaly dragon within cloud whorls, the other with a phoenix in flight, all between a leafy foliate scroll at the shoulder and simple scroll bands at the base,... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2016

A moulded 'Ding' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115–1234)

Lot 111. A moulded 'Ding' bowl, Jin dynasty  (1115–1234). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a foliate metal-mounted rim, the interior delicately moulded in shallow relief with a central jardinière of flowers below a wide band of scrolling lotus, with a thin band of keyfret below the rim; 18.2 cm, 7 1/8  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
11 septembre 2016

A Chinese 'Henan' splashed blackware bowl, Jin dynasty (1115–1234)

Lot 427. A Chinese 'Henan' splashed blackware bowl, Jin dynasty (1115–1234). Estimate $4,000-6,000. Photo Freeman's. covered overall in a black glaze and decorated to the interior with five russet splashes. H: 6 1/2 in., 16.5 cm Provenance: Property from the S. Jung collection, Wilmington, Delaware Acquired from Dragon House Antiques, San Francisco  Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
10 septembre 2016

A Chinese 'Cizhou' sgraffiato black glazed jar, Jin dynasty (1115–1234)

Lot 416. A Chinese 'Cizhou' sgraffiato black glazed jar, Jin dynasty (1115–1234). Estimate $2,000-4,000. Photo Freemans. with globular body rising to a short broad neck, covered overall with a lustrous brown glaze, carved with a broad band of leaft flowers at the middle and a band of foliage scrolls at the shoulder. H: 8 1/2 in., 21 cm  Provenance: Property from the S. Jung collection, Wilmington, Delaware Acquired from Dragon House Antiques, San Francisco Freeman's. Asian... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2016

A Chinese 'Henan' black glazed bowl, Jin ynasty (1115–1234)

Lot 424. A Chinese 'Henan' black glazed bowl, Jin ynasty (1115–1234). Estimate $2,000 - 4,000. Photo Freemans. a large bowl covered overall in a glossy black glaze and decorated to the interior with five large iron-red splashes. D: 6 1/2 in., 16.7 cm  Provenance: Property from the S. Jung collection, Wilmington, Delaware Acquired from Dragon House Antiques, San Francisco Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
10 septembre 2016

A Chinese 'Henan' black glazed ovoid jar, Jin dynasty (1115–1234)

Lot 421. A Chinese 'Henan' black glazed ovoid jar, Jin dynasty (1115–1234). Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. Photo Freemans. ovoid body with a small waisted neck, covered in a black glaze stopping short of the foot. H: 8 in., 20.3 cm Provenance: Property from the S. Jung collection, Wilmington, Delaware Acquired from Dragon House Antiques, San Francisco Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
10 septembre 2016

A Chinese 'Henan' black glazed russet splashed vase, Jin dynasty (1115–1234)

Lot 419. A Chinese 'Henan' black glazed russet splashed vase, Jin dynasty (1115–1234). Estimate $3,000-5,000. Photo Freemans. the pear-shaped body rising from a flared foot to a slender neck and everted rim, the exterior covered with a black glaze and painted with rust-brown splash. H: 12 in., 30.5 cm Provenance: Property from the S. Jung collection, Wilmington, Delaware Acquired from Dragon House Antiques, San Francisco Note: For a similar vase, see Sotheby's sale in their New York rooms on... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2016

A Chinese 'Henan' brown glazed twin handled jar, Jin dynasty (1115–1234)

Lot 415. A Chinese 'Henan' brown glazed twin handled jar, Jin dynasty (1115–1234). Estimate $1,500-2,000. Photo Freemans. the globular body with wide short neck and and two loop handles on the shoulder, decorated with russet splashes on a black ground. H: 4 in., 10 cm  Provenance: Property from the S. Jung collection, Wilmington, Delaware Acquired from Dragon House Antiques, San Francisco Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM