04 janvier 2023

A pair of gold makara earrings, Liao dynasty

Lot 544. A pair of gold makara earrings, Liao dynasty (907-1125); l. 5.2 cm and 5.5 cm; weight 16.8g and 18.4g. Lot sold: 69,300 HKD (Estimate: 20,000 - 40,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. Provenance: The Sze Yuan Tang Collection. Sotheby's. China/5000 Years, Hong Kong, 25 November 2022

04 janvier 2023

A white and russet jade figure of two deers, Liao dynasty

Lot 479. A white and russet jade figure of two deers, Liao dynasty (907-1125); l. 5.8 cm. Lot sold: 35,280 HKD (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China/5000 Years, Hong Kong, 25 November 2022
04 janvier 2023

Liao dynasty ceramics sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 November 2022

Lot 405. An amber-glazed cup, Liao dynasty (907-1125); d. 8.1 cm, Japanese wood box. Lot sold: 32,760 HKD (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. Provenance: Kunryudo Co. Ltd, Tokyo, by repute.Kochukyo Co. Ltd, Tokyo.Mayuyama & Co., Tokyo. Lot 418. A moulded green-glazed pottery dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125); d. 14.7 cm. Lot sold: 32,760 HKD (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. Property from an... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2022

Two rare rock crystal 'wild goose' libation cups, Liao Dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 116. Two rare rock crystal 'wild goose' libation cups, Liao Dynasty (907-1125). Each 5cm (2in) high. (3). Sold for HKD 40,800 (Est: HKD 10,000 - HKD 15,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Each in the form of a libation cup, set on a carved base modelled as a wild goose turning back, box. Provenance: Acquired from Pao & Moltke, Toronto, in 2005A Canadian private collection. Note: The style and design of the present pair of rock crystal cup derives from the Khitan 'Spring Water and Autumn... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2022

A sancai 'tiger' pillow, Liao dynasty and a carved Cizhou green-glazed 'floral' pillow, Song dynasty

  Lot 3081. A sancai 'tiger' pillow, Liao dynasty (907-1125) and a carved Cizhou green-glazed 'floral' pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279); 32.5 and 31 cm. Lot sold: 69,300 HKD (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Acquired in Japan in the 2000s. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 28 July 2022.
15 juillet 2022

A gold hammered 'mythical animals' box and cover, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 3140. A gold hammered 'mythical animals' box and cover, Liao dynasty (907-1125). W 5.8cm 31g. Lot sold 54,000 HKD (Estimate HKD 20,000 - 40,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: 1. A Japanese collection, before 19802. A private collection3. Sotheby's New York, 18-19 March 2014, lot 1724. An important European private collection Poly Auction. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 14 Jul 2022

28 juin 2022

A molded green-glazed dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 26. A molded green-glazed dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Diameter 7 in., 17.7 cm. Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD. Lot sold: 1,260 USD. © Sotheby's Provenance: Vallin Galleries, Wilton, circa 2008. Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022
28 juin 2022

A molded white-glazed 'floral' square dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 25. A molded white-glazed 'floral' square dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Length 4¼ in., 10.7 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1980s.Collection from the Estate of Walter Hochstadter (1914 - 2007).Christie's New York, 1st-2nd Oct 2009, lot 432 (part lot). Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022
27 juin 2022

Property from a Canadian Private Collection to be sold at Sotheby's New York, 17–29 June 2022

Sotheby's is honored to present an extraordinary group of early ceramics from a private Canadian Collection. The collector who amassed the group of ceramics, met Feng Xianming on a trip to Asia, and they soon became close friends through their shared interests in Chinese works of art. Feng, considered as one of the most prominent scholars and connoisseurs in the field, started his research in the Palace Museum, Beijing, in the 1950s and was a crucial figure in the advancement of the study on Chinese ceramics. Throughout the years,... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2022

My selection from the collection of Quincy Chuang sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 24 May - 7 June 2022

Lot 3001. A sancai-glazed pottery figure of equestrian, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 14 7⁄8 in. (38 cm.) high (15.6 cm.) diam., box. Price Realised HKD 151,200 (Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000). © Christie's 2022 Property from the collection of Quincy Chuang. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby's New York, 6 November 1981, lot 141. Lot 3003.  A yellow-glazed pottery figure and two green and amber-glazed pottery figures of attendants, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); The... [Lire la suite]