14 novembre 2017

A 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 78. A 'Longquan' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). 18 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, the exterior carved with lotus petals, covered overall with a soft sea-green glaze, Japanese wood box. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 nov. 2017, 11:00 AM 

02 novembre 2017

A rare Qingbai baluster vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 84. A rare Qingbai baluster vase, Song dynasty (960-1279). 24.2 cm, 9 1/2  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and scalloped rim, the body carved with a wide band of lotus flowers borne on scrolling branches, between bands of plantain leaves, below a similar band at the neck and covered in a pale-blue glaze pooling to a deeper blue in the carved recesses. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2017

A Qingbai foliate dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 83. A Qingbai foliate dish, Song dynasty (960-1279). 18 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the gently sloping sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared foliate rim, the interior carved with three cranes to the well, covered in a pale-blue translucent glaze. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 08 nov. 2017, 11:00 AM
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29 octobre 2017

A small 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 348. A small 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279). 11.8 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.  the shallow rounded sides rising to a gently flared rim from a short foot, covered overall in a milky blue glaze suffused with a network of golden crackles, the glaze thinning around the rim and stopping unevenly around the footring, revealing the buff body. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 Nov 2017, 10:00 AM
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26 octobre 2017

A moulded Yaozhou bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 7. A moulded Yaozhou bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,933 - USD 6,555). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is decorated to the interior with a central floral roundel, surrounded by a densely scrolling floral design. The exterior is decorated with carved ribs.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 7 November 2017, London
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26 octobre 2017

A Longquan celadon-glazed tripod censer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 5. A Longquan celadon-glazed tripod censer, Song dynasty (960-1279). 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,110 - USD 19,665). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The censer is modelled with a short neck leading to a flattened rim, the globular body is decorated with three raised flanges which lead down the tapered legs. The censer is covered overall with a soft celadon glaze which thins at the raised decoration and stops slightly above the feet. Provenance: Previously in a... [Lire la suite]

22 octobre 2017

An unusual painted 'Jizhou' lampstand, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 46. An unusual painted 'Jizhou' lampstand, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,200 USD. © Sotheby's. The small cupped mouth supported on a slender tubular stem and a wide rim attached to a tall bell-shaped foot, the body painted in brown slip over a white slip with peonies on a dense foliate ground encircling the foot, detached floral sprays on the stem and rim, and horizontal stripes around the cup and stem; 9 1/4 in., 23.5 cm. Note: This... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2017

A very rare 'Guan' Arrow Vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 41. A very rare 'Guan' Arrow Vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 69,600 USD. © Sotheby's. delicately potted, the compressed globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck flanked at the mouth by two short upright tubular sections, applied overall with a misty grayish blue glaze suffused with a fine network of white crackles and draining at the rim to a mushroom brown, all supported on a dainty foot; 3 3/4 in., 9.5 cm. Note: A very... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2017

A rare Guan-type 'Longquan' celadon Zhadou, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 33. A rare Guan-type 'Longquan' celadon Zhadou, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 72,000 USD. © Sotheby's. gracefully potted, with a compressed globular body resting on a tall straight foot and rising to a broad neck and flared mouth, applied overall with a suberb thick blue-green kinuta glaze with a satin texture suffused with bubbles; 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm Note: Longquan celadon zhadou attributed to the Song dynasty are an... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2017

A very rare Qingbai ‘Lion’ pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 101. A very rare Qingbai ‘Lion’ pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279), 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm.) wide, box. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Property of the Dexinshuwu Collection Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong