21 juin 2017

A moulded Qingbai 'floral' bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 434. A moulded Qingbai 'floral' bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty, 12.3 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 52,500 HKD.  Photo: Sotheby's. decorated to the interior with a central floral medallion, surrounded by six flower panels around the cavetto, covered with a translucent blue-tinged glaze Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
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21 juin 2017

A carved Qingbai tripod incense burner, Song dynasty

Lot 432. A carved Qingbai tripod incense burner, Song dynasty, 11.4 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 175,000 HKD.  Photo: Sotheby's. with the deep rounded body supported on three legs each issuing from a mythical beast head, carved to the exterior with undulating floral scrolls below a keyfret band  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
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19 juin 2017

A Qingbai lobed box and cover, Song dynasty

Lot 404. A Qingbai lobed box and cover, Song dynasty, height 8.5 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 137,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the sides skillfully modelled with lobed sides simulating petals, the box with a dense diapered pattern, covered overall save for the countersunk base with a pale blue-tinged clear glaze. Provenance: Acquired on 20th March 1988. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
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19 juin 2017

A small Qingbai 'lotus' jar, Song dynasty

Lot 390. A small Qingbai 'lotus' jar, Song dynasty, 7.3 cm, 2 7/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with a broad shoulder and a short neck, carved around the body with overlapping lotus petals, covered with a translucent blue-tinged glaze Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017 
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21 mai 2017

A Qingbai ‘chilong’ cup, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3125. A Qingbai ‘chilong’ cup, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 5 3/ 4 in. (14.5 cm.), diam., box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 19,369 - USD 33,573). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The cup is potted with a deep rounded sides, flanked on the sides with a pair of modelled clambering chilong with long bifurcated tails curling around the vessel forming the handles. It is covered overall with a glaze of pale sky-blue tone with the exception of the unglazed mouth rim revealing... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

A qingbai incised lobed bowl, 13th century

Lot 138. A qingbai incised lobed bowl, 13th century, 18.1cm (7 1/8in) diam. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,600 - 5,900). Photo: Bonhams. Of conical form supported on a short foot, the sloping sides raising to an elegantly everted rim with six lobes, carved with floral petals to the interior, covered all under a lustrous pale glaze.  Provenance: a European private collection Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 11 May 2017, 11:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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25 avril 2017

A carved Qingbai 'Floral' meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 203. A carved Qingbai 'Floral' meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279); 29 cm, 11 7/16  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. well potted with an elongated ovoid body rising to a broad rounded shoulder and surmounted by a sloping neck set with a cupped mouth, the body moulded and carved with a dense design of luxuriant floral blooms borne on scrolling stems, covered overall in a translucent pale blue glaze pooling to darker tones within the carved... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A Qingbai ewer, cover and basin, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 202. A Qingbai ewer, cover and basin, Song dynasty (960-1279). The ewer, 23 cm, 9 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the ewer with ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a narrow cylindrical neck, carved with a broad peony band at the shoulder divided by a strap handle on one side and a short curved spout on the other, the cylindrical cover surmounted by a seated lion finial, the basin with deep rounded sides carved with a continuous leafy peony band, all covered in a pale... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A Qingbai stem cup and stand, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 201. A Qingbai stem cup and stand, Song dynasty (960-1279); 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. delicately-potted, the cup with deep rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot, the stand with a stepped, dished rim, centered by a raised tapering platform with galleried rim, all resting on a spreading pedestal foot, covered overall in a pale blue translucent glaze. Quantité: 2 Note: The delicate potting and elegantl design of the present cup and stand... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2017

A rare Qingbai 'Phoenix-head' ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1179

Lot 3208. A rare Qingbai 'Phoenix-head' ewer,  Northern Song dynasty (960-1179, 14.8 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the gently tapered body rising to a broad rounded shoulder and surmounted by a tall slender neck rising to a flaring lobed rim, the lower section of the neck bordered with two concave grooves, the upper section modelled with a phoenix head detailed with a curved beak and shapely slender eyes below the stylised rim, the body of... [Lire la suite]