06 décembre 2019

A small marbled green-glazed tazza, Six Dynasties (220-589)

Lot 391. A small marbled green-glazed tazza, Six Dynasties (220-589); 9.6 cm, 3 3/4  in. Estimate HKD 26,000 — 40,000. Lot Sold 81,250 HKD. © Sotheby's. the marbled body potted with shallow sides raised on a splayed stem, covered overall with a rich green glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019

10 avril 2019

An extremely rare yellow and russet jade figure of a mythical beast, Six Dynasties (220-589)

  Lot 3405. An extremely rare yellow and russet jade figure of a mythical beast, Six Dynasties (220-589); 7.5 cm, 3 in. Estimate 2,200,000 — 2,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,250,000 HKD (289,823 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly and powerfully worked as a snarling lion or chimera crouching with the body slightly turned to the left, the mythical beast rendered ferocious with the head held high above the protruding chest marked with a series of horizontal folds, the... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2019

An exceptionally rare yellow and russet jade figure of a mythical toad, Six Dynasties (220-589)

Lot 106. An exceptionally rare yellow and russet jade figure of a mythical toad, Six Dynasties (220-589); Height 1 7/8  in., 4.7 cm. Estimate 200,000 - 300,000 USD. Lot Sold 620,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. masterfully carved in the round, the mythical creature kneeling, its fingers clasped at the chest above the rounded belly, the face with a snout nose framed by bulging eyes beneath heavy lids, all above the wide lipped mouth open in a grimace and with long whiskers on... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2019

An exceptional gilt-bronze dragon, Six Dynasties (220-589)

Lot 116. An exceptional gilt-bronze dragon, Six Dynasties (220-589). Length 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot Sold 375,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly modeled, the striding dragon cast in suspended movement, its elongated sinewy body raised on four powerful limbs terminating in three-clawed paws, trailed by a long curling tail, the imperious head held high and proud atop a slender S-shaped neck, with a single horn above protruding... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2018

A fine and unusual silver garment-hook, Six Dynasties (220-589) or earlier

Lot 33. A fine and unusual silver garment-hook, Six Dynasties (220-589) or earlier; 3.9cm., 1 1/2 in. Weight 74,5g. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 24,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008 the heavy silver mount superbly cast in the shape of a lizard-like creature, realistically portrayed crouching on the button with sharp-clawed feet, the face with a fierce expression, the small expressive eyes below a thick mane swept back and revealing a pair of horns, the body... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2018

Three 'Yue' celadon-glazed jars, Six dynasties (220-589)

Lot 422. Three 'Yue' celadon-glazed jars, Six dynasties (220-589). The largest: 9.5cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 200 - 300 GBP. Lot Sold 1,375 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 comprising: a compressed globular jar set at the shoulder with four loop handles; a small jar with four loop handles; and a pear-shaped jar with tall neck and cup-shaped mouth; together with a celadon-glazed globular jar carved in high relief with lotus petals. Quantity: 4. Provenance: Sparks, London (lotus... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2018

A pair of 'Yue' jars, Six dynasties (220-589)

Lot 421. A pair of 'Yue' jars, Six dynasties (220-589); 8.5cm., 3 3/8 in. Estimate 200 - 300 GBP. Lot Sold 687 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 each of globular form rising from a concave base to a short straight neck, set at the shoulder with four lug handles and covered overall in an olive-green glaze; together with a similar jar incised around the shoulder with geometric bands, and a water pot of compressed globular form. Quantity: 4. Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London (water... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2018

A 'Yue' lamp, Six dynasties (220-589)

Lot 420. A 'Yue' lamp, Six dynasties (220-589); 12.5cm., 4 7/8 in. Estimate 200 - 300 GBP. Lot Sold 875 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the body with gently curved sides rising from a flat base to an everted rim, the interior with a small tripod vessel, covered overall with an olive-green glaze; together with a similarly glazed model of an animal pan. Quantity: 2. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 14... [Lire la suite]
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