21 août 2021

Chinese Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection to be auctionned at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

Kai-Yin Lo with her collection on view at Denver Art Museum, 1998. Kai-Yin Lo’s White Wares When in 1998 Kai-Yin Lo mounted an exhibition of her Chinese white wares entitled Bright as Silver, White as Snow at the Denver Art Museum, it was meant to be more than a showcase of a collector’s treasures. It was meant to celebrate something unique to China’s potters: the ability to create vessels of a pristine white out of earth. In the exhibition catalogue I started my essay by saying “The wish to create a ceramic ware... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2021

Five dynasties ceramics sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

Lot 462. A rare Yaozhou celadon lobed dish, Five dynasties (907-960); 14.3 cm. Estimate: 26,000 - 46,000 HKD. Lot sold: 81,900 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Mr and Mrs Ronnie C.C. Tsao. Sotheby's New York, 17th September 2016, lot 1155. Lot 476. A Yue celadon washer, Five dynasties (907-960); the base inscribed with da (large), 15 cm. Estimate: 80,000 -... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2020

An extremely rare and large blue and white lobed dish, Hongwu period (1368-1398)

Lot 3037. An extremely rare and large blue and white lobed dish, Hongwu period (1368-1398); 18 ¼ in. (46.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The dish is painted at the centre with the flowers of the four seasons, pomegranate, peony, camelia and chrysanthemum, encircling a single lotus spray and surrounded by the cavetto moulded with sixteen bracket-shaped flutes, each decorated with a lotus spray. The... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2020

A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed lobed dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 339. A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed lobed dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 11 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD (5,698 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the lobed flaring and angled sides rising from a short spreading foot to a foliate rim, covered overall in a rich reddish-brown glaze. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020
30 décembre 2019

A rare pair of small yellow-ground blue and white lobed dishes, Jiajing six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 1297. A rare pair of small yellow-ground blue and white lobed dishes, Jiajing six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566); 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 105,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each of the foliate-rimmed dishes is painted on the interior in deep tones of underglaze blue on an egg yolk-yellow ground with a reserved dragon leaping amidst flame scrolls surrounded by pairs of leafy fruit-laden peach... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

A large lobed Famille Verte dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 101. A large lobed Famille Verte dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 36,1 cm, 14⅛ in. Estimate: 1,200 - 1,500 EUR. Lot sold: 1,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. de forme polylobée, le centre décoré de rochers percés d'où émergent un large bouquet de pivoines et de chrysanthèmes et des insectes, l'aile agrémentée de douze cartouches décorés de bouquets et branchages fleuris. Ancienne Collection Particulière Allemande. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 10... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2019

A large lobed Famille Verte dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 100. A large lobed Famille Verte dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 37 cm, 14½ in. Estimate: 1,200 - 1,500 EUR. Lot sold: 1,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. de forme polylobée, le centre décoré de rochers percés d'où émergent un large bouquet de pivoines et de chrysanthèmes et des insectes, l'aile agrémentée de douze cartouches décorés de bouquets et branchages fleuris. Ancienne Collection Particulière Allemande. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 10 december... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2018

A Longquan celadon lobed dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 371. A Longquan celadon lobed dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 27.8 cm, 11 in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 HKD. Unsold. © Sotheby's. the interior centred with a foliate diapered cartouche, surrounded by flower sprays around the cavetto, the exterior decorated with vertical lines. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 28 november 2018, 10:15 AM
29 août 2018

A 'Ding' lobed dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 220. A 'Ding' lobed dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 4 1/2  in., 11.3 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Sold Price: 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. the flat base rising to flaring sides divided into six lobes, applied overall with an ivory-colored transparent glaze with characteristic pooling to the underside, Japanese wood box (3). Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd., London. Collection of R.F.A. 'Jimmy' Riesco (1877-1964), coll. no. 100e. Sotheby's London, 23rd June 1970,... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2018

Ding lobed dish, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century

Ding lobed dish, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century. Diameter: 5 1⁄2  inches, 13.9 cm. Height: 7⁄8  inches, 2.3 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art A white stoneware dish, the broad rim rising steeply from the flat base and divided into six lobes. The exterior of the rim is incised with six lines. The thinly potted stoneware is covered in an ivory tinged glaze that leaves only the outer edge of the rim, where the glaze has been wiped away, unglazed.  The  combination of hard... [Lire la suite]