09 juillet 2020

A fine and very rare Longquan celadon cylindrical vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 2801. A fine and very rare Longquan celadon cylindrical vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,725,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The vase is thinly potted in an elegant, tapering cylindrical form, covered inside and out with a widely crackled, luminous glaze of soft blue-green tone with the exception of the foot ring revealing the fine biscuit body. Provenance: An unnamed Japanese temple... [Lire la suite]

03 juin 2020

A small Jian 'hare's fur' tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 316. A small Jian 'hare's fur' tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 9.3 cm, 3 3/4  in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD (5,682 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides supported on a short foot, applied overall with a black glaze with russet 'hare's fur' streaks, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the dark body. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM  
02 juin 2020

A Jian 'hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

  Lot 309. A Jian 'hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 8.7 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimate 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. with deep sides resting on a short foot, applied overall with a thick black glaze streaked with russet, the glaze falling short of the foot revealing the dark body. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM
02 juin 2020

A small Jian 'hare's fur' tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 305. A small Jian 'hare's fur' tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 9.5 cm, 3 3/4  in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 68,750 HKD (7,813 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the the rounded sides supported on a short foot, applied overall with a black glaze with russet 'hare's fur' streaks, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the dark body. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM
02 juin 2020

Two Jian 'hare's fur' bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 303. Two Jian 'hare's fur' bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 10.8 and 8.8 cm, 4 1/4  and 3 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD (2,841 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising from a short foot, covered overall in a 'hare's fur' glaze streaked with russet and stopping just above the foot. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM 
26 mai 2020

A red lacquer cup stand, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 3269. A red lacquer cup stand, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate $10,000– $12,000. Price Realized $37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The thin-walled cup stand is made in the shape of a shallow dish centered by a hollow cup holder with rounded, tapering sides positioned above the integral, hollow pedestal foot, and is covered on the exterior with dark red lacquer and on the interior with black lacquer. The rims have narrow metal mounts, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2019

Bowl with two boys and foliage, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279), 12th–13th century

Bowl with two boys and foliage, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279), 12th–13th century. Porcelain with incised and combed decoration under light-bluish glaze (Jingdezhen Qingbai ware). H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); Diam. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); Diam. of foot: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm). Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, in honor of James C. Y. Watt, 2011, 2011.201. © 2000–2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The deep conical bowl is finely and thinly potted, and is supported by a tapered foot. The incised and combed decoration, which fills... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2018

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

Lot 103. A rare 'Jizhou' meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Height 8 1/4  in., 21 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. with rounded shoulders tapering towards the foot, the body decorated in brown with an alternating repeated design of scrolls confined within ruyi-shaped outlines, the narrow neck painted with a key-fret band, rising to a rounded lip decorated with dots. Provenance: Acquired in California, circa 1980.Collection of... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2018

A very rare small Guan arrow vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 3056. A very rare small Guan arrow vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 12.2 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (52,557 - 73,580 EUR). Lot Sold 1,000,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018. well potted with a globular body rising from a short tapered foot, sweeping up to a tall cylindrical neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall in a lustrous glaze of bluish-grey tone suffused with a faint matrix of fine crackles, falling short of the thinly pared footring... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2018

A very rare Guan bird feeder, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 3040. A very rare Guan bird feeder, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 6.2 cm, 2 3/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (63,069 - 84,091 EUR). Lot Sold 1,500,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018. of almost teardrop form, truncated at the narrower end to form a rounded opening, one side of the vessel decorated with a small loop below the rim for suspension, covered overall with a pale greyish-blue glaze glaze suffused with a network of golden-beige crackles, the underside... [Lire la suite]