29 mai 2018

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

Lot 385. A rare Qingbai stem cup, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13.3 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a stepped pedestal arranged in three tiers of petal-fluted collars to a flat everted rim, covered overall in a white translucent glaze. Note: Compare similar pieces included in Illustrated Catalogues of Tokyo National Museum: Chinese Ceramics I, Tokyo, 1965, pls 393 and 394. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2018

A Qingbai pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 381. A Qingbai pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279); 16.9 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. one face carved with a Buddhist lion grasping in its mouth a flower spray, the reverse with a recumbent ram among jagged rock, the sides decorated with a floral scroll, applied overall with a transparent blue-tinged glaze. Provenance: Littleton and Hennessy Asian Art, London. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
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29 mai 2018

A sancai ingot-shaped pillow and a Qingbai ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 378. A sancai ingot-shaped pillow and a Qingbai ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279); pillow: 18 cm, 7 1/8  in.; ewer: h. 11.1 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pillow decorated with floral scrolls and geometric patterns in amber, green and cream glaze; the ewer with an eight-lobed body, covered overall in a blue-tinged translucent glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
29 mai 2018

A rare Qingbai washer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 370. A rare Qingbai washer, Song dynasty (960-1279); 10.2 cm, 4 in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. raised on three scrolling feet, divided into four segments and set with a pair of mock handles on the exterior, covered overall save for the base in a blue-tinged translucent glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM  
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29 mai 2018

A moulded Qingbai 'crane' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 369. A moulded Qingbai 'crane' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 8.5 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of octalobed form, the cover with two cranes amidst chrysanthemum and aquatic plants, covered overall save for the rims and the base in a blue-tinged translucent glaze. Provenance: Collection of Andrew Williams Esq., Oxfordshire, by repute.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
27 mai 2018

A rare and exceptionally large Qingbai lobed basin, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 373. A rare and exceptionally large Qingbai lobed basin, Song dynasty (960-1279); 31 cm, 12 1/4  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Sold for 750,000 (95,588 USD) to an Asian Trade.  Courtesy Sotheby's. beautifully potted with deep rounded sides rising from a flat base to a flared six-lobed rim, covered overall in a translucent glaze, save for the flat base left unglazed revealing a smooth white body slight browned in the firing. Provenance: Kochukyo,... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2018

A pair of Qingbai circular boxes and covers, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 77. A pair of Qingbai circular boxes and covers, Song dynasty (960-1279); 8.3 cm, 3 1/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. each moulded in relief to the upper surface with flowering chrysanthemum, the sides with bands of bamboo, covered in a pale blue translucent glaze, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 5. Provenance: Gallery Kochukyuo Co. Ltd., Tokyo Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM
25 avril 2018

A rare Qingbai baluster vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 74. A rare Qingbai baluster vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); 24.2 cm, 9 1/2  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 52,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.  the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and everted scalloped rim, the body carved with a wide band of lotus flowers borne on scrolling branches, between bands of plantain leaves, below a similar band at the neck and covered in a pale-blue glaze pooling to a deeper blue in the carved recesses. ... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2018

A Qingbai moulded 'Phoenix' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 2228. A Qingbai moulded 'Phoenix' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 87,500© Christie’s Images Limited 2013 The conical bowl stands on a short foot ring and has wide flaring sides. It is moulded in the interior with two phoenix interspersed with peony sprays below a band of keyfret, and covered with a translucent bluish glaze stopping around the foot, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2018

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

Lot 602. A Qingbai octagonal ewer and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); width 12.5 cm., 4 7/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 120,000 HKD (11,696 — 14,035 EUR). Lot sold 125,000 HKD (14,620 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of compressed globular form and octagonal section, the rounded sides divided into eight panels by slightly raised ridges, rising from a slightly concave base to angled shoulder and small tubular neck, set with a short incurved spout opposite a loop handle, the ridged... [Lire la suite]