05 octobre 2021

A russet decorated black-glazed ovoid bottle, xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

  Lot 826. A russet decorated black-glazed ovoid bottle, xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate: USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's 2021 The tapering ovoid bottle is surmounted by a small double-ribbed neck, and covered with a lustrous black glaze. The shoulder is painted in russet-brown with two long-tailed birds in flight. Provenance: Sotheby’s New York, 4 December 1984, lot 241.Mayuyama, Tokyo, November 2011. ... [Lire la suite]

02 octobre 2021

A 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'floral' ovoid vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 186. A 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'floral' ovoid vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Height 6½ in., 16.5 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the finely potted spherical body resting on a splayed foot and rising to a waisted neck with a lipped rim, the broad register around the sides carved through the creamy-white slip to the brown-colored body leaving a reserve pattern of white blossoms borne on leafy scrolls, all beneath a translucent... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2021

A rare 'Ding' bottle vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 82. A rare 'Ding' bottle vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold: 31,500 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the ample pear-shaped body supported on a straight foot and sweeping into a tall flaring cylindrical neck with an everted rim, covered overall with a transparent ivory-tinged glaze pooling to a deeper tone, the unglazed footring exposing the whitish body. Property from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2021

Chinese Ceramics from the Junkunc Collection at Christie's New York, 23-24 september 2021

 Stephen Junkunc, III, circa 1930. Stephen Junkunc, III ranks amongst the most renowned collectors of Chinese ceramics and works of art, and is known for collecting a wide breadth of works of the highest standards of quality. At its height, his collection comprised over two-thousand examples of porcelain, jade, bronzes, Buddhist sculpture and paintings, and included two examples of the legendary Ru ware, of which only eighty-seven examples are known in the world. A superb Ru dish from... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2021

A white-glazed vase, yuhuchunping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 2012. A white-glazed vase, yuhuchunping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 37.7 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 69,300 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body tapering to a tall slender neck and a flared rim, applied with a transparent ivory-tinged glaze, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the pale buff body The dating is consistent with the results of the thermoluminescence (TL) test of Oxford Authentication Ltd, no. 866h38. Sotheby's. Eclectic, Hong... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2021

A sancai-glazed 'tiger' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

  Lot 5069. A sancai-glazed 'tiger' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 17.8 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot sold: 25,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
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09 juillet 2021

A Yaozhou celadon carved 'floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 5024. A Yaozhou celadon carved 'floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); d. 21.5 cm, with Japanese wood box. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold: 94,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired in Japan, 1990s, by repute. Note: Another closely related Yaozhou carved celadon bowl from the same collection was sold in these rooms, 18th December 2020, lot 1010.   A Yaozhou celadon carved 'Floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); d. 21.5 cm. Estimate: 150,000 -... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2021

A rare chocolate-brown-glazed pillow, Jin Dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 498. A rare chocolate-brown-glazed pillow, Jin Dynasty (1115-1234); 20.5 (8in) wide. Est: £1,000 - £1,500. Sold for £ 7,012 (€ 8,199). © Bonhams Crisply potted and assembled as a model of a shrine, an arched door on the two main sides leading to a small central room, the exterior walls symmetrically pierced with lobed, square and circular open windows, all under a rich glossy glaze over the grey biscuit body, fitted box. Published, Illustrated and Exhibited: Roger Keverne Ltd., Summer... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2021

A rare and important polychrome wood seated figure of Guanyin, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 17. A rare and important polychrome wood seated figure of Guanyin, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Hauteur: 82 cm. (32 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 100,000 - EUR 150,000. Price realised EUR 2,900,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Il est présenté assis en vajrasana. Sa main droite est levée et la main gauche manquante. Sa robe est nouée autour de la taille, son torse nu est paré de bijoux élaborés. Son visage est empreint d'une expression sereine et encadré de longs lobes d'oreilles autour... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2021

A Yaozhou celadon tripod censer, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 465. A Yaozhou celadon tripod censer, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 7.5 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 44,100 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Claire & Francis Heritage Lane Collection. Provenance: Feng Wen Tang collection, 1990s.  Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 26 May 2021