08 juin 2018

A rare and impressive painted wood figure of a mythical lion, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 158. A rare and impressive painted wood figure of a mythical lion, Song dynasty (960-1279). Longueur: 67 cm. (26 3/8 in.). Largeur: 66 cm. (26 in.), socle. Estimate EUR 200,000 - EUR 300,000 (USD 234,706 - USD 352,060). Price realised EUR 271,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. L'animal mythique est représenté dans une posture dynamique à l'affût sur ses quatre pattes prêt à bondir sur son adversaire. Ses narines grandes ouvertes et sa gueule sculptées avec force dégagent une... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2018

A Dingyao cup stand, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 387. A Dingyao cup stand, Song dynasty (960-1279); 16.4 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 - 63,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. covered overall save for the foot ring in a creamy-white transparent glaze, with typical teardrops showing on the underside. Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd, London, by repute (label).. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
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29 mai 2018

A rare Qingbai stem cup, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 385. A rare Qingbai stem cup, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13.3 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a stepped pedestal arranged in three tiers of petal-fluted collars to a flat everted rim, covered overall in a white translucent glaze. Note: Compare similar pieces included in Illustrated Catalogues of Tokyo National Museum: Chinese Ceramics I, Tokyo, 1965, pls 393 and 394. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2018

A Qingbai pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 381. A Qingbai pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279); 16.9 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. one face carved with a Buddhist lion grasping in its mouth a flower spray, the reverse with a recumbent ram among jagged rock, the sides decorated with a floral scroll, applied overall with a transparent blue-tinged glaze. Provenance: Littleton and Hennessy Asian Art, London. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
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29 mai 2018

A sancai ingot-shaped pillow and a Qingbai ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 378. A sancai ingot-shaped pillow and a Qingbai ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279); pillow: 18 cm, 7 1/8  in.; ewer: h. 11.1 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pillow decorated with floral scrolls and geometric patterns in amber, green and cream glaze; the ewer with an eight-lobed body, covered overall in a blue-tinged translucent glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
29 mai 2018

A Yaozhou brown-painted 'Floral' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 375. A Yaozhou brown-painted 'Floral' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 11.4 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cover decorated in brown slip with a central bloom, surrounded by liberal streaks, all against a creamy-white slip, the shallow recessed base unglazed revealing the grey body. Provenance: Collection of Kitaouji Rosanjin. Exhibited: Shumi Kotouki Dai Tenrankai: Great Exhibition of Antique Ceramics, Takashimaya Department Store Art Department,... [Lire la suite]

29 mai 2018

Two persimon-glazed bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 371. Two persimon-glazed bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279); 11.7 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising from a shallow foot to a flared rim, covered overall save for the base in a russet glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
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29 mai 2018

A rare Qingbai washer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 370. A rare Qingbai washer, Song dynasty (960-1279); 10.2 cm, 4 in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. raised on three scrolling feet, divided into four segments and set with a pair of mock handles on the exterior, covered overall save for the base in a blue-tinged translucent glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM  
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29 mai 2018

A moulded Qingbai 'crane' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 369. A moulded Qingbai 'crane' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 8.5 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of octalobed form, the cover with two cranes amidst chrysanthemum and aquatic plants, covered overall save for the rims and the base in a blue-tinged translucent glaze. Provenance: Collection of Andrew Williams Esq., Oxfordshire, by repute.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
29 mai 2018

A Dingyao lobed dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 368. A Dingyao lobed dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 14.2 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the flat base rising to flaring sides divided into six lobes, applied overall with an ivory-coloured transparent glaze with characteristic tear drop on the underside. Provenance: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd, Tokyo.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
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