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]

26 mai 2022

A sancai quatrafoil dish, Liao dynasty

Lot 312. A sancai quatrafoil dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 26 cm. Lot sold: 25,200 HKD (Estimate  20,000 - 30,000  HKD). © Sotheby's 2022  Sotheby's. China- 5000 Years, Hong Kong, 25 May 2022
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12 janvier 2022

Three parcel-gilt silver vessels, Liao dynasty (907-1125) at Sotheby's HK 3 December 2021

Lot 821. A rare parcel-gilt silver repoussé 'makara' ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125); h. 18.8 cm. Lot sold: 214,200 HKD (Estimate: 80,000 - 100,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 31st May 2017, lot 3144 (offered). Lot 822. A rare parcel-gilt silver repoussé cup and cup stand, Liao dynasty (907-1125); cup: d. 6.9 cm, cup stand: d. 14.5 cm. Lot sold: 107,100 HKD (Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 Provenance: Christie's... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2021

Ceramics from the collection of Quincy Chuang sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30 November 2021

Lot 307. A blue-splashed jarlet, Tang dynasty (618-907); 9 cm, wood stand. Lot sold: 75,600 HKD (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD). (C) 2021 Sotheby's Property from the collection of Quincy Chuang. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd, London (label).   1Lot 308. A sancai appliqué-decorated 'flowers' tripod censer, Tang dynasty (618-907); w. 20.1 cm, h. 17.3 cm. Lot sold: 56,700 HKD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD). (C) 2021 Sotheby's Property from the... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2021

A green-glazed pottery 'double-gourd' ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

  Lot 20. A green-glazed pottery 'double-gourd' ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Height 10 in., 25.5 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,930 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 recumbent with the legs tucked beneath, the voluminous body incised with wings and the outlines of the shoulders and hips, the head lifted with large round eyes and mouth closed in a subtle smile above a pointed goatee, the crown of the head with a central aperture flanked by a pair of ridged horns curling to... [Lire la suite]