13 janvier 2023

A longquan celadon cupstand, Ming dynasty

Lot 448. A longquan celadon cupstand, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); d. 17.2 cm. Lot sold: 40,320 GBP (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. Note: Compare a similar example from the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, exhibited in Green: Longquan Celadon of the Ming Dynasty, National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2009, cat. no. 112. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 2 November 2022

10 janvier 2023

A Longquan celadon gu-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 445. A Longquan celadon gu-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368); h. 22.6 cm. Lot sold: 478,800 HKD (Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. Note: See a similar vase in the collection of Zhejiang Museum, illustrated in Zhu Boqian, ed., Celadon from Longquan Kilns, Taipei, 1998, pl. 150, and online at https://www.zhejiangmuseum.com/Collection/ExcellentCollection/1722zonghepingtaiexhibit/1722zonghepingtaiexhibit. A Longquan celadon gu-shaped... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2022

Song Dynasty Longquan Celadon Ware sold at Bonhams Hong Kong, 30 November 2022

Lot 15. A Longquan celadon pear shaped vase, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 13.2cm (5 1/4in) high. (2). Sold for HKD 784,200 (Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 With a pear-shaped body supporting a very broad neck and lipped rim, all supported on a straight foot of narrow cross-section, covered inside and out with a fine glaze of even grey-green colour and smooth surface suffused with wide colourless crackles, the footrim unglazed, box. Provenance: Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2022

A moulded Longquan celadon 'peacock' garden stool, 14th - early 15th century

Lot 141. A moulded Longquan celadon 'peacock' garden stool, 14th - early 15th century; h. 37 cm. Lot sold: 2,268,000 HKD (Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 in the form of a well-proportioned drum, sturdily potted, the top carved in relief with a large flower head, encircled by a continuous floral scroll, the bulging sides decorated with three peacocks in different poses - one standing proudly, another flying with grace, and a third combing its feathers - surrounded... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2022

A Longquan Celadon Openwork ‘Felicity and Longevity’ Vase With Handles, Yuan Dynasty, 1271-1368

Lot 3594. A Longquan Celadon Openwork ‘Felicity and Longevity’ Vase With Handles, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). H 23.5cm. Sold for HKD 288,000 (Estimate HKD 180,000 - 250,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 A jade vase in the form of a spring overlay, with a rounded body and flared footrim, and a begonia-shaped, flared mouth, the neck with two animal-headed, ringed lugs. The two sides of the vase are chased with flower-shaped openings in the centre, each decorated with the... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2022

Song - Yuan dynasty Ceramics sold at Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 25 May 2022

Lot 319. Two small qingbai ewers, Song - Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 17 and 11 cm. Lot sold: 23,940 HKD (Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1990s.   Lot 319. A Yaozhou moon-white glazed 'fish' stem cup and a small Longquan celadon double-gourd vase, Song - Yuan dynasty (960-1368); Cup: w. 7.6 cm, h. 5.8 cm, Gourd vase: h. 8 cm. Lot sold: 35,280 HKD (Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 ... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2022

Song dynasty Ceramics sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 May 2022

    Lot 313. A Cizhou white-glazed incense burner, Song dynasty (960-1279); h. 9.9 cm, w. 11 cm, silver cover, wood stand, Japanese wood box. Lot sold: 25,200 HKD (Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Lot 315. A Henan 'oil spot' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 11.3 cm. Lot sold: 94,500 HKD (Estimate 60,000 - 80,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Lot 316. A Jian 'hare's fur' bowl, Song... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2022

A small Longquan celadon washer, Southern Song dynasty

Lot 3604. A small Longquan celadon washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 14.3 cm. Lot sold 302,400 HKD (Estimate : 240,000 - 300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Yangdetang Collection. Christie's Hong Kong, 30th May 2018, lot 3096. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the Bertholet Collection, Hong Kong, 29 April 2022
18 mai 2022

A Longquan celadon tripod incense burner, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3601. A Longquan celadon tripod incense burner, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); d. 14.5 cm, Meiji period silver cover. Lot sold 819,000 HKD (Estimate : 400,000 - 600,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: A Japanese private collection Note: The delicate celadon glaze and clear profile of this incense burner demonstrate the level of artistic and technical refinement achieved at the Longquan kilns during the Southern Song dynasty. Distributed in southern Zhejiang... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2022

A rare Longquan celadon 'dragon and bird' jar and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1126-1279)

Lot 38. A rare Longquan celadon 'dragon and bird' jar and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1126-1279. Height 27.2 cm, 10¾ in. Lot sold 44,100 GBP (Estimate : 30,000 - 50,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 21st May 1985, lot 73. The Muwen Tang Collection. Sotheby’s London, 12th November 2003, lot 79. Exhibited: Selected Treasures of Chinese Art, Min Chiu Society Thirtieth Anniversary Exhibition, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1990-91, cat. no. 112. ... [Lire la suite]