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]
15 avril 2017

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

Lot 3207. A finely carved Qingbai 'Boys' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 20.8 cm, 8 1/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of conical form, the thinly-potted vessel with wide flaring sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, exquisitely carved to the interior with two boys dressed in loose robes, amongst a lush ground of scrolling peonies, the petals with furled edges and freely incised with stylised... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2017

A finely carved qingbai 'floral' meiping and cover, Southern Song – Yuan dynasty (960-1366)

Lot 3220. A finely carved qingbai 'floral' meiping and cover, Southern Song – Yuan dynasty (960-1366), 24.7 cm, 9 3/4  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. well potted with an ovoid body rising from a countersunk base to a broad rounded shoulder and surmounted by a short tapering neck and lipped mouthrim, the body moulded and carved with a dense design of luxuriant lotus blooms borne on undulating stems and wreathed by curling foliage, the cover with... [Lire la suite]

01 avril 2017

A moulded and carved qingbai 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 115. A moulded and carved qingbai 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 7 1/2 in. (19 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,882 - USD 6,469) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The bowl is moulded and carved to the interior with two lotus blossoms among abstract floral pattern with brush details.   Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong
01 avril 2017

Two qingbai 'Double pheonix' boxes and covers, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 114. Two qingbai 'Double pheonix' boxes and covers, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Larger: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) diam., boxes. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,175 - USD 7,763) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Each cover is moulded with two confronted phoenix in flight and covered under a translucent bluish-green glaze on the interior and exterior. The shallow box is glazed on the interior and on a few areas of the sides, the flat base is unglazed.  Christie's. The Pavilion... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2017

A qingbai washer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 56. A qingbai washer, Song dynasty (960-1279), 5 in. (13 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,877 - USD 38,816) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The washer is covered inside and out with a pale aquamarine glaze. The rim is later painted with a band of gold lacquer.  Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong
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01 avril 2017

A moulded qingbai melon-form box and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 55. A moulded qingbai melon-form box and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,939 - USD 19,408) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The box and cover are potted in the form of a melon with lobed sides, the cover applied with a stalk-form finial, covered overall with a transparent glaze of pale aquamarine tone with the exception of the base and rims revealing the fine white body.  Provenance: A Japanese private collection,... [Lire la suite]