07 décembre 2016

A Qingbai 'boys' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 505. A Qingbai 'boys' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold  52,500 HKD (6,359 EUR) . Photo: Sotheby's. of conical form, skilfully incised around the interior with two boys amidst scrolling lotus, beneath a clear glaze lightly tinged with blue, the unglazed glaze with a circular spur mark - 20.6 cm, 8 1/8  in. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27th/28th April 1993, lot 13. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Dec 2016
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07 décembre 2016

A moulded Qingbai 'phoenix' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 504. A moulded Qingbai 'phoenix' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 15,000 HKD (1,817 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. of conical form, moulded to the interior with a pair of phoenix below a key-fret band, covered overall save for the base with an attractive translucent bluish-white glaze, Japanese wood box - 16.9 cm, 6 5/8  in.. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Dec 2016
05 décembre 2016

An exceptional Song figure of Guanyin to be offered in the Asian Art sale Christie’s Paris, december 14

 Lot 27. Rare et importante statue de Guanyin en bois polychrome et doré, Chine, dynastie Song (960-1279). Estimate EUR 200,000 - EUR 300,000 (USD 213,717 - USD 320,576) © Christie’s Images Limited 2016.  Paris – On December 14, Christie’s Paris will offer its Asian Art sale, the second Parisian auction this year. After a successful 300 lots sale that achieved over €9M, this season’s auction is focused on a smaller amount of works of art, nonetheless important. Each work... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2016

A finely carved Qingbai 'Boys' conical bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3146. A finely carved Qingbai 'Boys' conical bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 400,000 (USD 33,676 - USD 51,809). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The bowl is carved on the interior with three boys, each holding a lotus stalk, covered overall with a glossy, translucent glaze of aquamarine tone with the exception of the centre of the base revealing the fine white body. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) diam., box Christie's. Chinese Ceramics From The Yangdetang... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2016

A Qingbai floral-lobed cup-stand, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3145. A Qingbai floral-lobed cup-stand, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000 (USD 15,543 - USD 23,314). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The cup stand is covered with a translucent glaze of aquamarine tone with the exception of the base, together with a qingbai-glazed cup. Cup stand: 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam., box Note: A similar qingbai cup stand is included by Mayuyama & Co., Ltd in the exhibition catalogue Song... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2016

A small moulded Qingbai ewer and cover, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3144. A small moulded Qingbai ewer and cover, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000 (USD 15,543 - USD 23,314). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The ewer is moulded around the body with two continuous friezes of stylised flowers between lotus petals around the base and a petal collar, , and covered under a pale translucent bluish glaze stopping above the base. The cover is moulded in the form of a chrysanthemum, the mouth rim and underside are unglazed. 3 1/4 in.... [Lire la suite]

25 novembre 2016

A pair of Qingbai carved 'daylily' cups and covers, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3143. A pair of Qingbai carved 'daylily' cups and covers, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 400,000 (USD 25,905 - USD 51,809). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Each cup and cover is carved and combed on the exterior with daylily blossoms, covered overall with a translucent blue-tinged glaze pooling to an aquamarine tone above the foot. 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high, box (2) Christie's. Chinese Ceramics From The Yangdetang Collection, 30 November 2016, Hong... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2016

A Qingbai moulded 'Lion and Brocade Ball' washer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3142. A Qingbai moulded 'Lion and Brocade Ball' washer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 19,429 - USD 25,905). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The washer is moulded on the interior with a lion at play with a brocade ball, the well with a composite floral scroll, covered overall with a pale greenish-white glaze thinning at the centre of the base, the mouth bound with a metal mount. 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm.) diam., box Christie's. Chinese Ceramics From... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2016

A Qingbai tixi-style carved meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3140. A Qingbai tixi-style carved meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 51,809 - USD 77,714). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The meiping with high-shouldered, tapering body is carved with a broad band of scrolling tendrils between double borders. It is covered inside and out with a glaze of pale aquamarine tone that ends above the foot to expose the fine biscuit ware. 10 1/2 in. (26.5 cm.) high, box Provenance: Acquired in Taipei in... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2016

A Qingbai melon-form ewer and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3139. A Qingbai melon-form ewer and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 23,314 - USD 33,676). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The moulded melon-shaped body is potted rising to a tall waisted neck, with a slightly curved spout, opposite the strap handle with a small loop, covered overall with a soft glaze with a tinge of pale blue. The cover is surmounted by a recumbent deer, beside a small loop for suspension. 10 3/8 in. (26.2 cm.) overall height, box ... [Lire la suite]