18 octobre 2022

A rare black lacquer 'chrysanthemum' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 25. A rare black lacquer 'chrysanthemum' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 17.5 cm. Lot sold: 352,800 HKD (Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 with sides delicately fashioned with narrow fluted lobes resembling the petals of a chrysanthemum bloom, all supported on a countersunk base, lustrously lacquered overall in black, wood stand and Japanese wood box. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 30th April 2001, lot... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2022

A black lacquer mallow-shaped dish, Song dynasty

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 18. A black lacquer mallow-shaped dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 18.5 cm. Lot sold: 567,000 HKD (Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 elegantly constructed with shallow everted sides in the shape of seven overlapping mallow petals, divided by S-shaped ridges delicately carved on the interior and underside, covered overall in an attractive black lacquer, the countersunk base with a seal mark,... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2022

A Rare and Large Carved Dingyao Deep Bowl with Metal Rim, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 78079. A Rare and Large Carved Dingyao Deep Bowl with Metal Rim, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 4-1/2 x 11-1/4 inches (11.4 x 28.6 cm). Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000. © 2022 Heritage Auctions Property from the Estate of Dr. Cornelius Osgood and Soo Sui-ling Osgood. Heritage. Asian Art Signature® Auction, 2022 Sept. 20-21
28 août 2022

A small yellow and russet jade figure of a bear, possibly Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 645. A small yellow and russet jade figure of a bear, possibly Song dynasty (960-1279); Hauteur : 4,5 cm. (1 3⁄4 in.). Price Realised EUR 6,300 (Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000). © Christie's 2022 Christie's. Five Private Collections. London, 5 July - 19 July 2022
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05 août 2022

A sancai 'tiger' pillow, Liao dynasty and a carved Cizhou green-glazed 'floral' pillow, Song dynasty

  Lot 3081. A sancai 'tiger' pillow, Liao dynasty (907-1125) and a carved Cizhou green-glazed 'floral' pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279); 32.5 and 31 cm. Lot sold: 69,300 HKD (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Acquired in Japan in the 2000s. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 28 July 2022.
27 juillet 2022

Song dynasty Ceramics sold at Poly Auction, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 14 july 2022

Lot 3091. A Cizhou incised dish, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-12th century. D 11.4 cm. Sold for HKD 192,000 (Estimate 150,000 - 250,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: 1. Christie's London, 7 November 2006, lot 157 2. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, purchased from Eskenazi, no. EK304. Lot 3092. A Cizhou black-glazed melon-form jar, Song dynasty (960-1279). W 14.5cm. Sold for HKD 96,000 (Estimate 50,000 - 80,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong... [Lire la suite]

17 juillet 2022

An incised 'pheasant' vase and cover, meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3304. An incised 'pheasant' vase and cover, meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279). H 20.8cm 272g. Sold for HKD 324,000 (Estimate 50,000 - 80,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature : Michael C. Teller IV, Royal Chinese Treasures: Tang and Song Dynasties, Willamsburg, Virginia, 1991, p. 32-33, pl.16. Note: The vase is well cast with a long slender body rising from the countersunk base to rounded shoulders, surmounted by a... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2022

A plain silver pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3303. A plain silver pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Song dynasty (960-1279). H 31.8cm 468g. Sold for HKD 114,000 (Estimate 50,000 - 80,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature : Michael C. Teller IV, Royal Chinese Treasures: Tang and Song Dynasties, Willamsburg, Virginia, 1991, p. 34-35, pl.17. Poly Auction. Colours Beyond Landscapes: Important Chinese Art including European and American Collections, Hong Kong, 14... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2022

A gold bowl with a dragon handle, yi, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3301. A gold bowl with a dragon handle, yi, Song dynasty (960-1279). W 12.1cm 95g. Sold for HKD 144,000 (Estimate 120,000 - 180,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022. Provenance: An American private collection. Literature : Michael C. Teller IV, Royal Chinese Treasures: Tang and Song Dynasties, Willamsburg, Virginia, 1991, p. 40-41, pl.20. Poly Auction. Colours Beyond Landscapes: Important Chinese Art including European and American Collections, Hong Kong, 14 July 2022
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27 juin 2022

Property from a Canadian Private Collection to be sold at Sotheby's New York, 17–29 June 2022

Sotheby's is honored to present an extraordinary group of early ceramics from a private Canadian Collection. The collector who amassed the group of ceramics, met Feng Xianming on a trip to Asia, and they soon became close friends through their shared interests in Chinese works of art. Feng, considered as one of the most prominent scholars and connoisseurs in the field, started his research in the Palace Museum, Beijing, in the 1950s and was a crucial figure in the advancement of the study on Chinese ceramics. Throughout the years,... [Lire la suite]