05 décembre 2019

A carved Qingbai-type 'fish dragon' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 406. A carved Qingbai-type 'fish dragon' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126); 12.7 cm, 5 in. Estimate HKD 10,000 — 15,000. Lot Sold 22,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. of bulbous form supported on a small rounded footrim, carved to the exterior with chrysanthemum scrolls and to the interior with a stylized fish dragon leaping among waves, applied with a greyish blue transparent glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family... [Lire la suite]

05 décembre 2019

A small Qingbai waterpot, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 400. A small Qingbai waterpot, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126); 6 cm, 2 3/8  in. Estimate HKD 30,000 — 40,000. Lot Sold 40,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. with rounded sides resting on a short foot, covered with a translucent pale blue glaze. Provenance: Guhuajian, Hong Kong, 31st October 1994. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
05 décembre 2019

A Dingyao foliate cupstand, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 408. A Dingyao foliate cupstand, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126); 11.8 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate HKD 10,000 - 15,000. Lot Sold 200,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the curved sides rising from a short foot to a trilobed bracketed rim divided by three raised ribs, covered overall in a creamy ivory glaze pooling to characteristic teardrops. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
02 décembre 2019

A Henan russet-splashed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 312. A Henan russet-splashed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126); 17.7 cm, 7 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000. Lot Sold 35,000 HKD (4,471 USD). © Sotheby's. applied overall save for the footring with a black glaze, the interior with three russet splashes.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
01 décembre 2019

A carved Dingyao 'lotus' jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 305. A carved Dingyao 'lotus' jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126); 12.4 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 106,250 HKD (13,573 USD). © Sotheby's. the ovoid body incised with two large lotus sprays, surmounted by a domed cover with a simple stud knop.  Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 21st September 2005, lot 26. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2019

A Yue 'phoenix' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 130. A Yue 'phoenix' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Diameter 13.2 cm, 5¼ in. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.  moulded to the shallow domed over with a phoenix with outstretched wings amidst leafy flower scrolls, bordered with a broad raised band and surrounded with a band of combed design, the box with short flaring sides rising from a short spreading foot, applied overall with a translucent olive-green glaze. ... [Lire la suite]

10 novembre 2019

A Yue 'parrot' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 126.  A Yue 'parrot' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Diameter 13.7 cm, 5⅜ in. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.  the centre of the slightly domed cover moulded with a parrot with its wings outspread amidst floral bloom and foliage within three raised circles and surrounded by a band of foliage, the box with short flaring sides rising from a short spreading foot, covered overall in a olive-green glaze. Exhibited: Yueyao. The... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2019

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art sales to take place on 28-29 November

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s will present two sales of Chinese Works of Art at its Hong Kong Gallery this November: Ceramics and Jades from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee (28 November) and Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection (28-29 November). All works will be exhibited for public viewing from 22 – 27 November 2019.SALE HIGHLIGHTSCERAMICS AND JADES FROM THE COLLECTION OF SIR QUO-WEI LEE | 28 NovemberFollowing the success of the past two editions in 2018 and 2019, highlights of... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2019

A small Dingyao 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 66.  A small Dingyao 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126); 9cm (3 1/2in) diam. Estimate £ 30,000 - 40,000 (€ 35,000 - 46,000). Unsold. Photo Bonhams. Finely potted with thin deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the interior carved with a single lotus flower spray amidst scrolling foliage, all covered with a creamy ivory-white glaze. Provenance: The Honorable Mr. Justice Robert Tang Kwok-ching, SBS, The Xiwenguozhai Collection, Hong KongMarchant, LondonA London... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2019

A rare Cizhou-type white-glazed 'lion' pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 693. A rare Cizhou-type white-glazed 'lion' pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Length 12 5/8  in., 32 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 8,750 USD. © Sotheby's. well modeled in a recumbent pose, the head with furrowed brows and protruding eyes accentuated with dark-brown slip, resting alertly on the extended front paws, the flowing mane swept back to either side and the long tail curling to one side along the back haunches, the slightly concave top elegantly... [Lire la suite]