10 avril 2021

Sotheby's presents the highest-estimated sale series ever staged in Asia

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s today unveiled the full offering of its 2021 Hong Kong Spring Sale Series to be held from 16 to 23 April, presenting categories ranging from fine art, including Chinese works of art and paintings, modern and contemporary art, through to the luxury market with jewellery, watches, wines and spirits. The week-long sale series encompasses outstanding works from times both ancient and modern, unified by the pursuit of the highest levels of creativity and craftsmanship by artists and brands alike. Featuring... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2021

A rare black-dotted 'Jian' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

  Lot 120. A rare black-dotted 'Jian' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 4 ⅜ in., 11.3 cm. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD. Lot sold: 18,900 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides supported on a short foot, covered in a mottled, pale gray glaze dappled with evenly spaced black dots, the glaze stopping short of the foot to reveal the dark gray body. Property from the Aoyama Studio Collection. Provenance: Private Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2021

A lavender-glazed Junyao plate, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 513. A lavender-glazed Junyao plate, Song dynasty (960-1279); D. 18,8 cm. Estimate: € 1,500 - €2,000. Result: € 4,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Old Berlin private collection, bought December 1972 from China Bohlken, Mr. Peters in Berlin. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
05 février 2021

A fine light cream glazed blossom-shaped Ding bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 513. A fine light cream glazed blossom-shaped Ding bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); D. 16,6 cm. Estimate: € 1,800 - €2,500. Result: € 3,300. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Old South German private collection, assembled between 1979 and 1992, this bowl was bought from Anne Roselt Cologne, 21.6.1985. A similar bowl is published by Treagar 'Die Keramik der Song-Zeit', pl. 40, 62 a+b. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020 
05 février 2021

A fine green-blue celadon glazed Longquan long-neck vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 509. A fine green-blue celadon glazed Longquan long-neck vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); H. 15,6 cm. Estimate: € 10,000 - €15,000. Result: € 13,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Important South German private collection, assembled between 1950 and 1987. Cf. 'Precious as the Morning Star - 12th to 14th Century Celadons in the Qing Court Collection', National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2016, no. III-8, p. 193. Two more examples with straight mouth are in the Tokugawa Art Museum and Museum of... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon 'chrysanthemum' bowl of Kinuta type, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 517. A Longquan celadon 'chrysanthemum' bowl of Kinuta type, Song dynasty (960-1279); 2 3/8in (6cm) high; 6 5/8in (16.8cm) diam. Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,500. Sold for US$ 1,275 (€ 1,048). Courtesy Bonhams. Raised on a tapered circular foot and delicately carved on the exterior with a continuous graceful petals enclosing the rim, the interior plain and covered in and out with a fine sea-green glaze stopping at the foot burnt orange in the firing. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec... [Lire la suite]

23 janvier 2021

A Jian tea bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 133. A Jian tea bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 4 15⁄16 in. (12.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. The bowl is covered inside and out with a lustrous brown glaze flowing from the russet band below the rim and stopping irregularly above the foot exposing the unglazed body. The center of the interior has a black glaze with light 'hare's fur' markings. Provenance: The Cunliffe Collection, no. T30 (according to... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2021

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

Lot 115. A Yaozhou conical bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 81⁄8 in. (20.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 600- USD 800. Price Realised USD 1,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The conical sides that rise to a slightly lipped rim 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 over the ribs. Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine. Provenance: Samuel T. Peters... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2020

A russet-splashed black-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 1004. A russet-splashed black-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); d. 19.1 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 35,280 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 11th June 2013, lot 241. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
16 décembre 2020

A Yue celadon cup, a Cizhou painted stemcup and a Cizhou white-glazed carved, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 406. A Yue celadon cup, a Cizhou painted stemcup and a Cizhou white-glazed carved, Song Dynasty (960-1279); yue cup 8.3 cm, 3¼ in.; stemcup d. 8.2 cm, 3¼ in.; Cizhou bowl 9.6 cm, 3¾ in.; Japanese wood boxes. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 60,480 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: yue cup: Mayuyama Ryusendo. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020