24 juin 2022

Ming dynasty cloisonné enamel sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

Lot 35. A gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 12 cm, 4 3/4 in. Lot sold: 4,032 EUR (Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 with an everted rim set with lion mask handles, decorated with scrolling lotus. Property from a European private collection. Provenance: Berwald Oriental Art, New York, 19th March 2007. Lot 36. A rare pair of bronze and cloisonné enamel dishes, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 24 cm, 9... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2022

Ming dynasty, Wanli period Wucai sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

Lot 156. A pair of wucai 'figural' jars, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); H. 17 cm, 6 3/4 in. Lot sold: 15,120 EUR (Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Lot 178. A wucai 'mythical beast' jar and a wucai 'pine' dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); HH. 19 cm, 7 1/2 in.; Diam. 32.5 cm, 12 3/4 in. Lot sold: 3,780 EUR (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the personal collection of Sam... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2022

Ming dynasty Longquan celadon sold at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022

Lot 32. A Longquan celadon-glazed baluster vase, Ming dynasty; H. 50 cm, 19 3/4 in. Lot sold: 4,032 EUR (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a European private collection. Lot 186. Two large Longquan celadon dishes, Ming dynasty; Diam. 37.4 cm, 14 3/4 in. ; Diam. 33.5 cm, 13 1/4 in. Lot sold: 5,040 EUR (Estimate: 4,000 - 8,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the personal collection of Sam and... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2022

Ming dynasty Blue and White sold at Sotheby's, Paris, 16 June 2022

Lot 30. A pair of blue and white 'lotus' bowls, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12.8 cm, 5 in. Lot sold: 1,890 EUR (Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a European private collection. Lot 31. A blue and white 'peach' dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century; Diam. 29.8 cm, 11 3/4 in. Lot sold: 2,772 EUR (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 the fruiting stems coiling to form a stylised auspicious... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2022

Two ‘Hatcher Cargo’ blue and white ‘erotica’ cups, Chenghua marks, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 3672. Two ‘Hatcher Cargo’ blue and white ‘erotica’ cups, Chenghua marks, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644); h. 6.7 cm. Lot sold 126,000 HKD (Estimate : 90,000 - 120,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the Bertholet Collection. Provenance: Collection of Captain Michael Hatcher. Literature: Colin Sheaf and Richard Kilburn, The Hatcher Porcelain Cargoes, The Complete Record, London, 1988, pl. 120 centre right (one cup only). Exhibited: The Chinese... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2022

A Dehua seated figure of Wenchang, Ming dynasty, 17th century, He Chaozong mark

Lot 3650. A Dehua seated figure of Wenchang, Ming dynasty, 17th century, He Chaozong mark; 38.5 cm. Lot sold 1,260,000 HKD (Estimate : 900,000 - 1,200,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Sotheby's London, 4th November 2009, lot 243. Christie's Hong Kong, 30th May 2018, lot 3109. Note: He Chaozong, the Dehua kilns' most famous potter and greatest figure sculptor, lived and worked in the late Ming period, around the late 16th and early 17th centuries. His figures are... [Lire la suite]

14 mai 2022

A large Fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, ca. 1500

Lot 88. A large Fahua meiping, Ming dynasty, ca. 1500. Height 33 cm, 13 in. Lot sold 17,640 GBP (Estimate : 10,000 - 15,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Acquired from Marc Michot, Bruges. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022
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01 mai 2022

A rare incised white-glazed 'monk's cap' ewer, Ming dynasty, Yongle period

Lot 7. From the Private Collection of Joseph Lau. A rare incised white-glazed 'monk's cap' ewer, Ming dynasty, Yongle period  (1402-1424); 19.5 cm. Lot sold: 6,300,000 HKD (Estimate: 5,000,000 - 7,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022. with the compressed globular body supported on a low slightly splayed foot, surmounted by a flaring cylindrical neck and a stepped, galleried 'monk's cap' rim with a small loop on the inside... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2022

Ming dynasty Blue and White porcelains sold at Sotheby's. Asian Arts / 5000 Years, Paris, 29 April 2022

Lot 102. A group of four blue and white 'Kraak' dishes, comprising two dishes decorated with geese, one decorated with birds and flowers, and a soupe dish decorated with rock and tree, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620). Diam. 27.3 cm to 36.4 cm, 10¾ in. to 14⅜ in. Lot sold: 2,394 EUR (Estimate: 800 - 1,200 EUR). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from an old European collection. Lot 105. A group of four blue and white 'Kraak' chargers, two decorated with... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2022

A Suzhou 'golden brick', Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 563. A Suzhou 'golden brick', Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); Length 27⅜ in., 69.5 cm; Width 26⅞ in., 68.5 cm. Lot sold: 23,940 USD (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 inscribed to the side with an illegible date and the place of manufacture, mounted as a low table. Property of a Lady. Note: Large bricks of this type are called jinzhuan (golden brick) in Chinese. These finely fired bricks were... [Lire la suite]