30 novembre 2021

Chinese porcelain from the Ezekiel Collection sold at Sotheby's, 3 november 2021

Lot 17. A small famille rose waterpot, Qing dynasty, 19th century; Width 7.8 cm, 3⅛ in. Lot sold: 630 GBP (Estimate: 200 -300 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's painted to the exterior with a peacock standing on blossoming peony branches. Property from the Ezekiel Collection. Provenance: Collection of Marcus Ezekiel (1854-1927). Lot 20. A small famille rose waterpot, Qing dynasty, 19th century; Height 5.8 cm, 2¼ in. Lot sold:... [Lire la suite]

01 septembre 2021

A sancai 'mandarin ducks' pillow, Tang dynasty

Lot 1061. A sancai 'mandarin ducks' pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907); 13.2 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 81,900 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Acquired in Japan in the 1990s. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
22 août 2021

A sancai 'floral' pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907)

  Lot 1040. A sancai 'floral' pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907); 13.2 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 81,900 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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26 mai 2021

A sancai moulded 'floral' dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125 AD)

Lot 444. A sancai moulded 'floral' dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125 AD); 24.7 cm. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 HKD. Lot sold: 27,220 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 26 May 2021
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26 mai 2021

Tang dynasty ceramics at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

Lot 441. A sancai 'floral' pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907); 10.7 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 277,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York. Lot 442. A sancai 'duck' form oil lamp, Tang dynasty (618-907); Japanese wood box, 10.8 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold: 378,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Ogawashoten, Tokyo. Lot 443. A sancai figure of an ox, Tang dynasty... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2021

Ceramic pillows from the Dream Quest Collection at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

The Dream Quest Collection was assembled since 1990. Beginning with an interest in Cizhou ceramic pillows, the collector gradually expanded his collection to other provincial kilns. Thence, a comprehensive collection of over 100 ceramic pillows, spanning from the Tang to the Qing dynasties, of various shapes, techniques, glazes and decoration was amassed. The Dream Quest Collection of ceramic pillows is unquestionably second to the renowned Yeung Wing Tak Collection. Lot 426. An amber-glazed marbled pillow, Tang dynasty... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2021

A Large Sancai ‘Peony’ Dish, Liao Dynasty, 907-1125

Lot 3104. A Large Sancai ‘Peony’ Dish, Liao Dynasty, 907-1125. D 11.8cm. Estimate HKD 50,000 - 80,000 (USD 6,410 - 10,256). Sold Price: HKD 168,000 (USD 21,538). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, no. GC3. Literature: 1. Kessler, Adam T., Empires Beyond the Great Wall, The Heritage of Genghis Khan, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 19932. So, Jenny F., Noble Riders from Pines and Deserts, The Artistic... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2021

Two sancai jarlets and two sancai vessels, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1071. Two sancai jarlets and two sancai vessels, Tang dynasty (618-907); the tallest 11 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 27,720 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020  
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08 janvier 2021

An inscribed 'tian'-marked sancai bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1069. An inscribed 'tian'-marked sancai bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); d. 15.5 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 HKD. Lot sold: 10,710 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The incised 'tian' character on the base is reminiscent of doucai 'tian'-marked jars from the Chenghua period. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
29 décembre 2020

A sancai 'mandarin duck' ewer, Liao Dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 1016. A sancai 'mandarin duck' ewer, Liao Dynasty (907-1125); h. 17 cm, d. 17.5 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Lot sold: 107,100 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., sample no. C120e62. A closely related sancai ewer, excavated at Lingyuanxian, Liaoning, is now in the Liaoning Provincial Museum and illustrated in A Selection of the Treasures of... [Lire la suite]