26 février 2022

A small finely engraved gilt-silver stem cup, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 756. A small finely engraved gilt-silver stem cup, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 2 5⁄8 in. (6.8 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate USD 25,000 – USD 35,000. Price realised USD 37,800. © Christie's 2022 The deep sides of the cup and the spreading foot are engraved with a wide band of leafy flower scroll reserved on a ring-punched ground between narrow bands of similar decoration above and below. The cup is covered overall in thick, well-preserved gilding.  Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2022

A steatite stem cup, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 754. A steatite stem cup, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 1 7⁄8 in. (4.6 cm.) high, cloth box. Estimate USD 4,000 – USD 6,000. Price realised USD 11,340. © Christie's 2022 Raised on a splayed foot, the cup has a slightly flared mouth rim and is carved on the body with a bow-string band.  Provenance: Galaxie Art (B. K. Wong), Hong Kong, 1984. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022
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05 décembre 2021

A Yue celadon stem cup, Sui - Tang dynasty (589-907)

Lot 348. A Yue celadon stem cup, Sui - Tang dynasty (589-907); h. 9.5 cm. Lot sold: 107,100 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 30 November 2021
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03 décembre 2021

Chinese Silverware sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30 November 2021

Lot 301. A silver stem cup, Tang dynasty (618-907); Japanese wood box, 6.5 cm. Lot sold: 88,200 HKD (Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Lot 302. A silver 'deer' box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); Japanese wood box, 3.2 cm. Lot sold: 50,400 HKD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Lot 303. A silver 'flower and bird' box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2021

A Longquan celadon stem cup, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 836. A Longquan celadon stem cup, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,000. © Christie's 2021 The cup has deep rounded sides rising to a lipped rim and is impressed in the center with a flower head. The cup is raised on a stem foot encircled by three ribs, and is covered overall with a glaze of green color. Provenance: Private American collection.Marchant, London, 2010. Literature: Southeast Asian Ceramics Society, 1978,... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2021

Ming dynasty Longquan celadon ceramics at Lempertz, 24 june 2021

Lot 125. A large Longquan celadon charger, 15th century. Diameter 45.5 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Of saucer form, carved to the cavetto with a sketchy leaf sprig and foliage, covered with a greyish green glaze except for an unglazed ring to the base burnt brownish during firing. Provenance: Private collection, Hesse. Lot 244. A Longquan celadon stem cup, 14th-15th century. Height 10.6 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Rounded bowl with lipped rim, raised on a high splayed foot with... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2021

A silver stem cup, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 486. A silver stem cup, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 7.8cm (2 7/8in) high. Est: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold for £ 5,355 (€ 6,239). © Bonhams Of circular form with deep walls, rising from a spreading stem foot to a flared rim, the body decorated with a single raised band below the rim, the surface with some malachite encrustation. Published, Illustrated and Exhibited: Roger Keverne Ltd., Summer Exhibition, London, 2009, no.6. Note: Undecorated silver stem cups are comparatively rare, although the plain... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2020

A pair of iron-red-decorated stem cups, 18th century

Lot 1366. A pair of iron-red-decorated stem cups, 18th century; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The thinly potted sides of each bowl are delicately painted in shaded tones of iron red with three fish, and the spreading stem foot is encircled at the top by a bow-string band. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is in underglaze blue on the inside of the foot of each. Provenance: Barbara Hutton (1912-1979)... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2019

A fine and extremely rare miniature lemon yellow-enamelled stem cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 3025. A fine and extremely rare miniature lemon yellow-enamelled stem cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1723-1735); 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 625,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The small stem cup is delicately potted with deep flaring sides rising to a slightly everted rim. Applied to the inside and outside in even glaze of bright lemon tone stopping close to the rim and foot. The base is covered with a... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2019

A small copper-red inscribed stem cup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 2829. A small copper-red inscribed stem cup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 3 5/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000 (USD 6,415 - USD 8,981). Price realised HKD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.   The exterior of the cup is inscribed in copper red with ten indecipherable characters in cursive-style script between two lines, covered overall with a translucent glaze with the exception of the interior and base of the hollow stem foot, box. Christie's. An... [Lire la suite]
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