27 novembre 2023

Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Dr Kenneth Lawley (1937-2023) sold at Sotheby's London, 8 November 2023

Lot 323. Property from the Collection of Dr Kenneth Lawley (1937-2023). A white-glazed jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907). Overall height 20.5 cm. Lot Sold 5,715 GBP (Estimate 5,000 - 7,000 GBP) © Sotheby's 2023 The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C97g10. Provenance: Berwald Oriental Art, London, 12th June 1999. Lot 324. Property from the Collection of Dr Kenneth Lawley... [Lire la suite]

05 octobre 2021

A rare Longquan celadon jar, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1366)

Lot 834. A rare Longquan celadon jar, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1366); 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's 2021 The jar has a squat, compressed globular body and is covered with a glaze of soft bluish-green color. Provenance: Postan Collection, no. 103 (according to label).Bluett and Sons, London (according to label).Blitz Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Amsterdam, 2006. Note: Located at Huangpuzhen, Tongchuanxian, Shaanxi... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2021

A small Jun tripod censer, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1366)

Lot 829. A small Jun tripod censer, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1366); 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's 2021 The globular censer has a cylindrical neck rising to an everted rim and is covered with a pale blue glaze. Provenance: David Baker Oriental Art Ltd., London, 2012. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 23-24 september 2021
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10 mai 2014

A carved and polychrome wood figure of Guanyin, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1366)

Lot 302. A carved and polychrome wood figure of Guanyin, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1366); 84cm., 33in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 68,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's seated in rajalilasana, both hands held in vitarkamudra, the right arm rested on the raised right knee and the left arm on a rocky ledge, dressed in a long flowing robe falling into elegant folds, the chest and the legs adorned with beaded jewellery, the face with a benevolent expression, the head turned slightly towards the left, crowned with a... [Lire la suite]