30 septembre 2017

A highly important and extremely rare Ru Guanyao brush washer, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 5. A highly important and extremely rare Ru Guanyao brush washer, Northern Song dynasty, 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate on request. Lot sold for HK$294,287,500. World Auction Record for Chinese Ceramics. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly splayed foot, exquisitely veiled in a luminous and translucent bluish-green glaze suffused with a dense network of glistening ice crackles, the glaze thinning at the extremities to subtly reveal... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2012

Song dynasty ceramic sells for $26.7M in Hong Kong

 An outstanding Ru guanyao lobed brush washer. Northern Song dynasty. Photo Sotheby's HONG KONG (AP).- A 900-year-old dish has smashed the record for Chinese Song dynasty ceramics sold at auction, fetching $26.7 million.  Sotheby's said Wednesday that eight bidders competed for the Ruyao washer over 15 minutes before it sold for 208 million Hong Kong dollars ($26.7 million). That was triple the pre-sale estimate.  Sotheby's said the price surpassed the previous record set in April 2008 for Song dynasty ceramics,... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2012

An outstanding Ru guanyao lobed brush washer, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 101. An outstanding Ru guanyao lobed brush washer, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 60,000,000-80,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 207,860,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's overwhelmingly beautiful, finely potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a wide flat base raised on a slightly splayed foot, the thin walls divided into six evenly spaced lobes by small pinched notches each extending to a vertical groove, fully enveloped in a luscious caesious coloured glaze, a tactile delight, suffused with a latent... [Lire la suite]
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