09 avril 2019

A pair of rare white-glazed deep cups, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 1442. A pair of rare white-glazed deep cups, Sui dynasty (581-618); 12 & 11.6 cm. diam. Price estimate: HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 (USD 128,200 - 192,300). Auction Result: HKD 1,711,000. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
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09 avril 2019

A white-glazed deep cup, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 1441. A white-glazed deep cup, Sui dynasty (581-618); 9.2 cm. diam. Price estimate: HKD 50,000 - 60,000 (USD 6,400 - 7,700). Auction Result: HKD 153,400. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
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13 janvier 2019

A group of nine straw-glazed female musicians and attendants, Sui dynasty (581-618)  

Lot 1315. A group of nine straw-glazed female musicians and attendants, Sui dynasty (581-618); 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The slender figures similarly attired in shawls draped over their shoulders and long dresses falling in folds from a sash tied around the bodice, the hair pulled up and bound in a bun on top of the head, some with traces of red and black pigment. Provenance: The Estate of Jerome K.... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2018

A rare gilt-bronze seated figure of Buddha, Sui dynasty (581-618) 

Lot 205. A rare gilt-bronze seated figure of Buddha, Sui dynasty (581-618); 64 in. (162.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 200,000. Price realised USD 180,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007.  Finely cast as Maitreya Buddha shown in a seated position with both legs pendent and the feet supported by lotus, the right hand raised in abhayamudra and the left hand resting on the left knee, wearing layered robes falling in graceful crisp folds around the body, the face well... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2018

Grand personnage en terre cuite émaillée, Chine, Dynastie Sui (581-618)

Lot 161. Grand personnage en terre cuite émaillée, Chine, Dynastie Sui (581-618). Hauteur: 73 cm. (28 ¾ in.). Estimation: EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000 (USD 23,627 - USD 35,440). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Il représente un soldat debout, les bras le long du corps. Il est vêtu d'un long manteau droit de couleur verte légèrement entrouvert. Il est chaussé de bottes et porte un casque de cuir qui lui couvre la nuque. Ses yeux sont exorbités lui donnant un air effrayant. Il porte une longue barbe. Certains détails de... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2018

A green-glazed footed dish, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 8098. A green-glazed footed dish, Sui dynasty (581-618); 2 3/8in (31.3cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 2,400 - 4,100). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Potted with a flat slightly undulating floor, incised with three pairs of concentric circles and surrounded by a short, flared wall, all supported on a hollow, splayed foot with a chamfered foot rim, the exterior surfaces covered with a olive-green glaze, the interior of the foot unglazed, revealing the buff-colored body. Note: For a similar example see... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2018

Buddhist treasures from the Jingyatang Collection to be offered at Sotheby's

Buddhist treasures from the Jingyatang Collection. Photo: Sotheby's  NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present four stone sculptures from the esteemed Asian private collection, Jingyatang. Exemplary works of art from the Northern Wei through to the Sui Dynasties beautifully illustrate the diverse aesthetics of Buddhist sculpture in China. Jingyatang: Treasures of Buddhist Sculpture will be on view in Sotheby's New York headquarters from 15 March, alongside over 1,300 other works of art, before it is offered at auction on... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2018

A miniature jar, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 424. A miniature jar, Sui dynasty (581-618); 8.5cm., 3 3/8 in. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 GBP. Lot Sold 5,625 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a short tapering neck, set at the shoulder with four strap handles and covered overall in a transparent greenish-white glaze falling short of the base to reveal the white body. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 284. ... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2018

Vase with dish-shaped mouth, Southern China, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Vase with dish-shaped mouth, Southern China, Sui dynasty (581-618). High fired ceramic with grooved decoration, hand-sculpted details and grayish glaze. H. 14 3/4 in x W. 9 in, H. 37.5 cm x W. 22.8 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, B60P160 © 2017 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture. Developed over several centuries, vessels with dish-shaped mouths and multiple handles were universally produced during the Six Dynasties. The protruding banded neck, however, did not... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2017

A white stoneware cup, Sui Dynasty

Lot 202. A white stoneware cup, Sui Dynasty (581-618), 8.5cm, 3 3/8 in. Estimate 200 - 300 GBP. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the deep U-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a gently everted rim, covered overall in a pale green-tinged glaze falling in a neat line short of the solid base to reveal the pinkish-buff body, the base later inscribed in ink with two characters. Exhibited: Chinese Gold, Silver and Porcelain. The Kempe Collection, Asia House Gallery, New... [Lire la suite]
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