17 septembre 2019

A rare qingbai partially-glazed figure of a Daoist sage, Southern Song dynasty, 13th century

Lot 1022. A rare qingbai partially-glazed figure of a Daoist sage, Southern Song dynasty, 13th century; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The finely modeled sage is shown smiling and wearing a belted robe and cord-tied shoes, seated on top of a pierced rock stool with his hair worn in two small topknots on top of his head, the stool and interior of the sleeves covered with a transparent pale blue glaze, the... [Lire la suite]

03 septembre 2019

A pair of relief-decorated Qingbai 'prunus' meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 774. A pair of relief-decorated Qingbai 'prunus' meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368). Height 8 1/8  in., 20.6 cm. Estimate USD 30,000 — 50,000. © Sotheby's. each set over a slightly flaring foot and swelling to a generously rounded shoulder and short, conical neck, the shoulder applied with long prunus branches extending around the body and studded with small globular buds and sprig-molded blossoms, the opposite side of the shoulder applied with a crescent moon accented... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2019

A rare large Qingbai chrysanthemum-shaped box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 1039. A rare large Qingbai chrysanthemum-shaped box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 4 7/8 in. (12.23 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The box and cover are each molded with chrysanthemum petals on the sides, and are covered inside and out with a transparent glaze of pale bluish-white tone with the exception of the base, exposing the fine white ware; Japanese wood box. Property from the Linyushanren Collection. Christie's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A rare Qingbai 'willow basket' , Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 1006. A rare Qingbai 'willow basket' , Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diam. Estimate 8,000 - USD 12,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The exterior is finely incised with parallel lines forming concentric semi-circles on two sides. A row of iron-spot bosses encircles the shoulder between two incised lines. The jar is covered inside and out with a glaze of even pale blue color that ends in an irregular line around the unglazed, flat base which has burnt pale orange in the... [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]
03 juin 2019

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

Lot 326. A Qingbai wine ewer and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 27.2 cm, 10 3/4  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. the ovoid body divided into six lobes by raised ribs, rising from a slightly splayed foot to a tubular neck, set with an arched strap handle opposite a curved spout decorated with a zoomorphic face, all surmounted by a cover with a lion finial, covered overall save for the foot and base in a translucent blue-tinged glaze. Property... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2019

A finely moulded Qingbai dish, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 1513. A finely moulded Qingbai dish, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368); 15.5 cm. wide. Estimate HKD 78,000 - 100,000 (USD 10,000 - 12,800). Lot sold HKD 94,400. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Hong Kong private family collection, acquired prior to 2000Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 30 November 2017, lot 542Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art, Lond. Exhibited: TEFAF New York Fall, 27-31 October 2018 at Park Avenue Armory, New York, United States, no.1130Asian Art in London,... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2019

A carved Qingbai 'Peony' foliate bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1512. A carved Qingbai 'Peony' foliate bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 20.5 cm. wide. Estimate HKD 100,000 - 120,000 (USD 12,800 - 15,400). Lot sold HKD 212,400. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New YorkA Spanish private collection, Madrid, acquired from J.J. Lally & Co. on 23 June 1990 (invoice). China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty
16 mars 2019

Two Qingbai 'Boys' bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 632. Two Qingbai 'Boys' bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate: US$12,000 - US$15,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. each of conical form, the interior carved with two boys amidst scrolling lotus, a blue-tinged transparent glaze suffused with crackles applied overall, save for the base.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019
16 mars 2019

A pair of floriform Qingbai bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 630. A pair of floriform Qingbai bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 5 1/2 in., 14 cm. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with lobed sides rising from a low tapered foot flaring toward the rim, the floral form neatly divided into five undulating lobes radiating from the center, covered overall in a translucent pale blue-green glaze save for the base.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019