26 février 2020

A carved Qingbai bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 545. A carved Qingbai bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279); diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 5,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides carved on the exterior with two layers of overlapping petals, the interior freely incised with a duck in a lotus pond, all under a translucent glaze of light blue tone ending neatly at the foot, the rim dressed brown. Provenance: Christie's London, 10th December 1990, lot 104. ... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2020

A fine and rare moulded melon-form Qingbai ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3233. A fine and rare moulded melon-form Qingbai ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279). 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 875,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.  The ewer is potted in the shape of a melon. The upper section is moulded with a sinuous, bi-furcated, Chi dragon. The dragon's arched body forming the handle over the circular mouth of the vessel. Its head is modelled upturned with the mouth agape forming the aperture of the spout.... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

A small Qingbai lobed ewer and cover with warming bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3232. A small Qingbai lobed ewer and cover with warming bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). The ewer: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high; basin: 4 1/4 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 300,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.  The elegantly potted body of moulded melon form and mounted with a cover attached with a lion finial. The warming bowl is also carved with lobed sides rising to a flared barbed rim. The ewer and bowl are both covered with a transparent glaze of pale... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

A rare large carved Qingbai meiping and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3231. A rare large carved Qingbai meiping and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,160,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.  The vase is crisply carved with a broad band of scrolling lotus, all under a translucent glaze of pale aquamarine tone pooling in the recesses, ending in an irregular line above the foot exposing the white biscuit body. The cover is carved on the top with a spray of lotus, box. ... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2020

A Qingbai 'lion' censer and cover, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 139. A Qingbai 'lion' censer and cover, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368). Height 9 3/8 in., 23.8 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 16,000 USD. Lot sold 43,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's the flat circular cover surmounted by a whimsical lion molded with an engaging expression on its face, seated with its front paw raised and head playfully turned, its body hollowed and pierced with three holes, supported on the censer shaped as a lotus blossom pierced with two further holes, borne... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2020

A Qingbai pear-shaped vase, hu, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1495. A Qingbai pear-shaped vase, hu, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 7¼ in. (18.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The globular body is encircled by three raised ribs above the spreading stepped foot, and the shoulder is flanked by a pair of fixed-ring lion- mask handles below a herringbone band encircling the neck. The vase is covered in a characteristic semi-transparent glaze of pale blue tone continuing over... [Lire la suite]

15 janvier 2020

A Qingbai carved ovoid vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1448. A Qingbai carved ovoid vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is carved with peony blossoms between line borders, above a band of petal lappets and below the neck which is flanked by a pair of flat dragon-form handles with attached rings. The vase is covered overall with a semi-transparent glaze of pale blue tone continuing over the upright rim. ... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2020

A Qingbai carved meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1447. A Qingbai carved meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 11 in. (27.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The tall, high-shouldered, tapering body is carved with a band of wind-tossed waves between line borders beneath a band of peony scroll and above a band of petal lappets. The vase is covered overall with a semi-translucent glaze of pale bluish-green tone that continues over the rim and ends just above the foot. ... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2019

A rare large Qingbai ovoid vase, meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1273. A rare large Qingbai ovoid vase, meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The high-shouldered, tapering, body is carved with six vertical panels of simplified floral scroll rising to a bow-string border on the rounded shoulder below the slightly waisted neck and out-curved mouth rim. The vase is covered with a transparent glaze of pale greyish- aquamarine... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2019

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

Lot 284. A Qingbai carved meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13 ? in. (34 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.  The vase is finely potted with broad shoulders and tall tapered sides, with a short cylindrical ribbed neck. It is freely carved to the exterior with scrolling foliate designs highlighted by combed incisions. The transparent glaze is of a pale blue tone, thinning to a creamy white at the extremities. ... [Lire la suite]
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