25 septembre 2016

A carved Qingbai 'daylily' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 124. A carved Qingbai 'daylily' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 70,000 - HKD 90,000 (USD 9,066 - USD 11,656). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is covered overall under a translucent bluish-green glaze with the exception of the base revealing the white biscuit body. 6 3/4 in. (17.5 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
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23 septembre 2016

A carved Qingbai censer and a small Longquan tripod censer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) & Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 120. A carved Qingbai censer and a small Longquan tripod censer ; Qingbai censer: Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), Longquan censer: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,181 - USD 7,771). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The Longquan censer is covered overall with a thick, crackled glaze of sea-green tone, the interior with three apertures connecting to the feet; the qingbai censer is carved on the globular sides with a band of floral motifs,... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2016

A Ding sgraffiato 'foliage' bean-shaped pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 118. A Ding sgraffiato 'foliage' bean-shaped pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 100,000 (USD 7,774 - USD 12,957). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The pillow is carved through a layer of pale-russet glaze to a white-slip ground with a foliage scroll on the top and a scrolling band on the sides, all covered with a clear glaze. The base with two small ventilation holes is unglazed, revealing the fine, white body. 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) wide, box. The property of Mark Lam ... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2016

A carved Chengguan sancai-glazed 'boy' pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 117. A carved Chengguan sancai-glazed 'boy' pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 12,957 - USD 25,914). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The pillow is fired on four spur marks, the boy sleeping on a mat holding a lotus leaf, the ruyi-shaped top incised with wave motifs. The base is largely unglazed exposing the yellowish-grey body. 7 3/4 in. (19.6 cm.), box. The property of Mark Lam Literature: Dream Quest: The Mark Lam Collection of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2016

A carved Qingbai 'boys' rectangular pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 116. A carved Qingbai 'boys' rectangular pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 12,957 - USD 25,914). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The pillow is glazed all-over, one narrow side with four spur marks and a ventilation hole, all sides carved with panels enclosing boys against a fish-roe ground. 9 in. (23 cm.) long, box. The property of Mark Lam Literature: Dream Quest: The Mark Lam Collection of Chinese Ceramic Pillows, Shanghai, 2008, pl. 2 ... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2016

A Henan incised and painted polychrome 'butterfly' ruyi-shaped pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 115. A Henan incised and painted polychrome 'butterfly' ruyi-shaped pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 100,000 (USD 7,774 - USD 12,957). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The pillow is applied with a white slip, incised and painted above in brown, the flower petals picked out in pink slip and yellow enamel, all covered with a clear glaze, with a ventilation hold on one side. It is fired on the unglazed base, revealing the pale greyish-white body. 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) long,... [Lire la suite]

22 septembre 2016

A Dangyangyu sgraffiato 'peony' bean-shaped pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 114. A Dangyangyu sgraffiato 'peony' bean-shaped pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 31,097 - USD 64,785). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The pillow is carved through the white slip and filled with black pigment, covered overall in a clear glaze, fired on the base partially applied with white slip, with a ventilation hole on one side. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm.) wide, Japanese wood box. The property of Mark Lam Literature: Dream Quest: The Mark Lam... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2016

A persimmon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 112. A persimmon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,183 - USD 7,774). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The base and foot are unglazed exposing the fine-grained grey body. 5 1/4 in. (13.2 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
22 septembre 2016

A Cizhou white-rimmed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 111. A Cizhou white-rimmed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,183 - USD 7,774). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The foot and base are unglazed exposing the grey body. 4 5/8 in. (12 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box The Property of a Japanese Private Collector  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
21 septembre 2016

A Cizhou white-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 108. A Cizhou white-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 40,000 (USD 5,181 - USD 7,772). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The interior has three evenly spaced spur marks. The foot rim is unglazed revealing the buff ware. 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box.  Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s The Property of a Japanese Private Collector Note: Compare with a similar Cizhou white-glazed bowl from the... [Lire la suite]