30 avril 2019

A 'Longquan' celadon tripod censer and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 19. A 'Longquan' celadon tripod censer and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 14 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate £60,000 - £80,000. Lot Sold 106,250 GBP (137,286 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of compressed globular form with a straight neck and a broad everted rim, supported on three splayed legs each moulded with a vertical flange, covered overall with a rich, lustrous sea-green glaze, the later Japanese silver domed cover pierced with a pair of phoenix amongst foliage. Property from the Rui... [Lire la suite]

28 avril 2019

A rare 'Jizhou' 'Plum blossom deer' meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 14. A rare 'Jizhou' 'Plum blossom deer' meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Lot Sold 275,000 GBP (355,328 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the elegantly potted tapering body rising to broad rounded shoulders, sweeping up to a short neck with everted rim, finely decorated with a buff-tone glaze on a dark brown ground with concentric rows of resist technique discs mimicking the markings on the Sika deer,... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2019

A 'Jian' 'Hare's Fur' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 13. A 'Jian' 'Hare's Fur' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279);12.7 cm, 5 in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of deep conical form, with a very slight groove below the lip and a shallow straight foot, covered overall with a thick lustrous black glaze terminating in thick drops just above the unglazed foot showing the dark brown body beneath, the interior and exterior suffused with light silvery 'hares-fur' striations.  Property fom the Rui Xiu Lou... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2019

A 'Jizhou' 'Leaf'-decorated bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 4. A 'Jizhou' 'Leaf'-decorated bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 15 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's the steeply flaring conical sides rising from a concave base, decorated to the interior with a buff-coloured leaf reserved against a rich dark brown glaze thinning to brown at the rim, stopping at the unglazed foot. Property from the Rui Xiu Lou Collection. Note: Bowls with this enchanting pattern of a golden leaf, its jagged contours and fine web... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2019

A 'Jizhou' 'tortoiseshell' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 2. A 'Jizhou' 'tortoiseshell' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 11.2 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's with the deep rounded sides flaring from a narrow flat foot, covered overall with a brownish-black glaze and splashed with caramel-beige tones simulating tortoiseshell, the glaze finishing just above the knife-pared foot, the base unglazed revealing the buff body. Property from the Rui Xiu Lou Collection. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 may... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2019

A 'Longquan' celadon tripod censer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1. A 'Longquan' celadon tripod censer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Width 9.5 cm, 3 3/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's the compressed globular body rising from three short tapering legs to a short straight neck and broad everted rim, each leg with a narrow flange running up to a band at the shoulder, covered overall with an even matte blue-green glaze. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 7th November 1980, lot 153. Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Bernat,... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2019

A carved Qingbai 'Peony' foliate bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1512. A carved Qingbai 'Peony' foliate bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 20.5 cm. wide. Estimate HKD 100,000 - 120,000 (USD 12,800 - 15,400). Lot sold HKD 212,400. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New YorkA Spanish private collection, Madrid, acquired from J.J. Lally & Co. on 23 June 1990 (invoice). China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty
11 avril 2019

A Jizhou tortoise shell-glazed conical bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1507. A Jizhou tortoise shell-glazed conical bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 15 cm. diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - 80,000 (USD 6,400- 10,300). Lot sold HKD 73,160. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: Jiyuanshanfang Collection, United States, acquired in 1990s. Exhibited: Harmony in Clay, the Elegance and Refinement of Song Ceramics, from the Jiyuanshanfang Collection, 8 March to 24 June 2012 at Morris Museum, New Jersey, United States, no.77. Literature:... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2019

A Longquan celadon foliate bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1497. A Longquan celadon foliate bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 15.7 cm. wide. Estimate HKD 100,000 - 120,000 (USD 12,800 - 15,400). Lot sold HKD 118,000. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
11 avril 2019

A fine Longquan celadon cup, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1493. A fine Longquan celadon cup, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 9 cm. diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - 100,000 (USD 10,300 - 12,800). Lot sold HKD 94,400. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection, acquired in the 1990s. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty