09 décembre 2018

A Dingyao bowl, China, Song dynasty, 12th century

Lot 53. A Dingyao bowl, Song dynasty, 12th century. D. : 16,3 cm (6 1/2 in.). Estimate: €800 - €1,200 (US$903 - US$1,355). Invendu. © Artcurial. En forme de fleur épanouie, la bordure lobée, reposant sur un petit pied. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018
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09 décembre 2018

A Jian 'hare's fur' bowl, China, Song dynasty, 12th century

Lot 52. A Jian 'hare's fur' bowl, Song dynasty, 12th century. D. : 10,7 cm (4 1/4 in.). Estimate: €400 - €600 (US$451 - US$677). Vendu 520 €. © Artcurial. Tronconique, la bordure légèrement évasée, reposant sur un petit pied et recouvert d'une glaçure brune et bleu nuit imitant la fourrure de lièvre ; deux petits éclats restaurés. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018
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02 décembre 2018

A rare Qingbai 'peony' box and cover, Song dynasty

Lot 619. A rare Qingbai 'peony' box and cover, Song dynasty; 10.6 cm, 4 1/8  in. Estimate 30,000-40,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. © Sotheby's.  of circular section with the barbed sides divided into eight bracket lobes, deftly carved and combed to the top with a peony spray in low relief, surrounded by a border of undulating foliage, applied overall save for the rims and base with a blue-tinged transparent glaze.  Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 1990s. ... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2018

A rare celadon-glazed boat, Song dynasty

Lot 615. A rare celadon-glazed boat, Song dynasty; 21 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate 15,000-20,000 HKD. Lot sold 40,000 HKD. © Sotheby's.  modelled in the form of a boat with a figure steering the boat, and two passengers seated at a table beneath a domed canopy, covered overall save for the base in an olive-green glaze.  Provenance: Sotheby's London, 5th November 2008, lot 537 (one of three). Property from the Xinyangtang Collection.  ... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2018

An exceptionally rare and important yellow jade 'Heavenly' horse, tianma, Song Dynasty or earlier

Lot 110. An exceptionally rare and important yellow jade 'Heavenly' horse, tianma, Song Dynasty or earlier; 7.6cm (3in) long. Estimate: HK$1,500,000.00 - HK$2,000,000.00 (€ 170,000 - 220,000). Unsold. © Bonhams. The mythical beast deftly carved as a recumbent horse with the right foreleg extended forward and the others tucked alongside with detailed hooves, its head raised in anticipation and the mouth open as if neighing, revealing the teeth, with short oval-shaped ears flanking the crested mane... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2018

A small white-glazed jar and a Guan-type bowl, Five Dynasties and Song dynasty

Lot 365. A small white-glazed jar and a Guan-type bowl, Five Dynasties and Song dynasty; 10.8 and 8.8 cm, 4 1/4  and 3 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 30,000 HKD (3,371 EUR). © Sotheby's. the bowl covered in a greyish-blue glaze suffused with crackles; the jar covered overall save for the foot in an ivory-tinged glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 28 november 2018, 10:15 AM

21 septembre 2018

A rubbing of a documentary stone stele about Yaozhou kilns, dating to Yuanfeng cyclical year of the Song dynasty (1084)

Lot 27. A rubbing of a documentary stone stele about Yaozhou kilns, dating to Yuanfeng cyclical year of the Song dynasty (1084); 49 º in. (125 cm.) high, 24 º in. (61.6 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 20,000 - HKD 30,000 (USD 2,600-3,800). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The stele is dated Yuanfeng seventh year of the Song dynasty, under the reign of Emperor Shenzong, corresponding to 1084. Written by Zhang Long, the inscription documents the event in which Governor Yan of the Yaozhou County... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2018

A Yaozhou conical bowl, Song dynasty, 12th century

Lot 1290. A Yaozhou conical bowl, Song dynasty, 12th century; 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The deep, slightly rounded conical sides are applied on the interior with six slender ribs of slip that define six petals, and the bowl is covered inside and out with an olive-green glaze that thins on the ribs. Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2018

A Yaozhou conical bowl, Song dynasty, 12th century

Lot 1288. A Yaozhou conical bowl, Song dynasty, 12th century; 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The slightly rounded, widely flared sides are subtly lobed as six petals that rise to the notched rim and are covered inside and out with a glaze of greyish-olive color. Provenance: Dries Blitz, 5 November 1998.Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14 September 2018 ... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2018

A brown-painted blackish-brown-glazed jar with rope-twist handle, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century 

Lot 284. A brown-painted blackish-brown-glazed jar with rope-twist handle, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 21,600. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The high-shouldered tapering body painted in matte russet brown with two long-tailed birds with spread wings swooping down from the shoulder in contrast to the lustrous blackish glaze which also covers the interior where it thins to a brownish color, the neatly cut, wide mouth... [Lire la suite]