05 décembre 2019

A Dingyao carved 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 427. A Dingyao carved 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 19.4 cm, 7 5/8  in. Estimate HKD 50,000 — 70,000. Lot Sold 187,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. well potted with flaring sides rising from a short foot to a lobed rim, the interior carved with a lotus bloom borne on leafy sprays, applied overall with a creamy ivory glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019

30 novembre 2019

A rare Dingyao octagonal vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 412. A rare Dingyao octagonal vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 13.6 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000. Lot Sold 375,000 HKD (47,906 USD). © Sotheby's. of octagonal section with tapered rounded sides and a short neck, set with four small loop handles, applied with a rich cream-white glaze with characteristic teardrops. Note: Vases of this charming octagonal form, with four small handles at the shoulder, are an unusual product of the Dingyao kilns in Henan... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2019

A rare carved Dingyao 'peony' washer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 700. A rare carved Dingyao 'peony' washer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 18.1 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 280,000 — 380,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,062,500 HKD (135,734 USD). © Sotheby's. with flared sides rising from a flat base to a five-lobed rim, carved on the interior with a leafy peony spray, the exterior decorated with two raised bowstring bands, applied overall with a transparent ivory-tinged glaze, metal-bound rim.  Provenance: John Sparks Ltd,... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

An exceedingly rare Ding ‘Mandarin duck and lotus’ incense burner and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3059. An exceedingly rare Ding ‘Mandarin duck and lotus’ incense burner and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12 7/8 in. (32.8 cm.) high overall. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,725,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The incense burner is elaborately modelled with an inverted dome-shaped stand moulded with lotus petals enclosing leafy foliage, above a band of cartouches each containing a lion mask, supported on detached ruyi-shaped feet, rising... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2019

A finely carved and incised Ding 'fish' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 16. A finely carved and incised Ding 'fish' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 7 5/8 in. ( 19.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,425 - USD 10,280). Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The dish has gently flaring sides and a six-petal foliate rim. The centre is carved and incised with a fish swimming in water amongst waterweeds. Provenance: A private European Collection. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 5... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2019

A Qingbai ewer and cover and a Qingbai foliate bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127 AD)

Lot 6. A Qingbai ewer and cover and a Qingbai foliate bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127 AD). The ewer, 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm). high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,425 - USD 10,280). Unsold. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The ewer has an eight lobed body rising to a tall flaring neck, the strap handle and cover both have loops for attachment. The lobed bowl has a foliate rim and is supported on a short foot. Provenance: The ewer: With Luen Chai Curios Store, Hong Kong, 23 August 2000.The... [Lire la suite]

11 octobre 2019

A green and amber-glazed rabbit-form pillow and a Chengguan sancai-glazed carved ‘wave’ bean-shaped pillow

Lot 225. A green and amber-glazed rabbit-form pillow and a Chengguan sancai-glazed carved ‘wave’ bean-shaped pillow, rabbit pillow: Tang dynasty (618-907); sancai pillow: Northern Song dynasty (960-1127);  4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) long and 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) wide, box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 225,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The property of Mr. Mark Lam Provenance: Rabbit pillow: Acquired in Hong Kong, 30 May 1997. Literature:... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2019

A rare Cizhou sgraffiato 'peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3004. A rare Cizhou sgraffiato 'peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 21.7 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD (57,371 - 70,120 USD). Lot Sold 562,500 HKD (71,623 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.  the baluster body elegantly rising from a splayed foot to a tall trumpet neck with a rolled lip, freely carved through the layer of brown slip to the ivory white layer beneath with large peony blooms borne on lush broad leaves, all above a... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2019

Song dynasty Ceramics from a Japanese Private Collection at Sotheby's New York, 11 September 2019

Lot 505. A brown-splashed black-glazed vase (meiping), Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Height 19 1/2  in., 49.6 cm. Estimate USD 60,000 — 80,000. Lot Sold 75,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid baluster body rising from a countersunk base to a broad sloping shoulder surmounted by a tall flaring neck and everted mouth rim, applied overall with a glossy brownish-black glaze liberally flecked with small irregular russet 'partridge-feather' mottles concentrated at... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2019

Song Dynasty 'Longquan' celadon Ceramics sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008

Lot 86. A 'Longquan' celadon carved vase, meiping, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127); height 13 3/4 in., 34.9 cm. Estimate USD 35,000 — 40,000. Lot sold USD 43,000 . © Sotheby's. the ovoid body finely carved with a wide central band containing two registers of scrolling lotus blossoms, above a high skirt with two registers of overlapping lappets, a single band of lappets at the shoulder, all with finely combed detailing, the short upright neck culminating in an everted mouth rim, applied... [Lire la suite]