16 janvier 2018

A white-glazed foliate-rimmed dish, Tang-Five Dynasties

Lot 431. A white-glazed foliate-rimmed dish, Tang-Five Dynasties. Estimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot Sold 1,625 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to an everted foliate rim, covered overall in a white glaze, 16.8cm., 6 5/8 in; together with a white glazed bowl, Tang Dynasty. Quantity: 2. Exhibited: Mostra D'Arte Cinese, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1954, cat. no. 365. Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1955, cat. no. 219. ... [Lire la suite]

19 octobre 2017

A fine and rare black glazed 'Yaozhou' ewer, Tang-Five Dynasties

Lot 22. A fine and rare black glazed 'Yaozhou' ewer, Tang-Five Dynasties, 9 1/8 in., 23.2 cm. Estimate 20,000 -- 30,000 USD. Lot sold 33,600 USD. © Sotheby's. well potted, the pear-shaped body set with a waisted neck and a pinched lip for a spout opposite a strap handle terminating in a scroll on the shoulder, applied evenly overall with a deep brown glaze thinning at the rim and along the edges to a russet brown, stopping neatly before the unglazed foot revealing an oatmeal body. Note: The... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2017

A white stoneware cup stand, Tang-Five Dynasties

Lot 223. A white stoneware cup stand, Tang-Five Dynasties, 9.5cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 300 - 500 GBP. Lot sold 1,188 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the curved sides rising from a short spreading foot to a broad flaring collar and incurved rim, covered overall with an ivory-white glaze. Exhibited: The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty, The Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1955, cat. no. 195. Literature: 'Hsing-Yao and Ting-Yao', The Bulletin of Far Eastern Antiquities, no. 25, 1953, Stockholm, 1953, pl. 47,... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2017

A white stoneware prunus-flower bowl, Tang-Five Dynasties

Lot 220. A white stoneware prunus-flower bowl, Tang-Five Dynasties, 12.5cm, 4 7/8 in. Estimate 2,000 - 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  of metalware form, each of the five deep curved lobes springing from a short straight foot, covered overall in a white slip and an ivory-white glaze save for the footring revealing the fine white body. Provenance: 'HP' paper label to base. Exhibited: Oriental Ceramic Society, 1940's, no.19. Literature: 'Hsing-Yao and... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2017

A 'Xing' 'Lotus' cupstand, Tang-Five Dynasties

Lot 224. A 'Xing' 'Lotus' cupstand, Tang-Five Dynasties, 14cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Lot sold 29,300 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the curved sides rising from a short spreading foot to a lotus petal-shaped collar and incurved rim, covered overall in a creamy-white glaze. Exhibited: Exhibition of Chinese Art, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1954, cat. no. 353. The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty, The Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1955, cat. no.184. Chinese Gold, Silver and Porcelain. The... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2017

A 'Xing' tripod water pot, Tang-Five Dynasties

Lot 226. A 'Xing' tripod water pot, Tang-Five Dynasties, 7cm., 2 3/4 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 62,900  GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of globular lobed form raised on three paw feet with a broad waisted neck, finely incised around the neck with a lotus lappet collar and covered overall in a soft white glaze, the base inscribed with the character 'guan'  Exhibited: Catalogue of the Exhibition of Chinese Art 1935-6, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1935-36, cat. no. 982. Exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2016

A very rare inscribed Xing white-glazed ‘daying’ bowl, Tang-Five dynasties (618-960)

  Lot 3108. A very rare inscribed Xing white-glazed ‘daying’ bowl, Tang-Five dynasties (618-960). Estimate HK$400,000 – HK$600,000 (US$51,735 - $77,602). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is well potted with slightly rounded sides rising from a flat base. It is covered overall with an opaque white glaze with a faint bluish tinge, the base incised with two characters, da ying. 6 1/2 in. (16.6 cm.) diam., box Provenance: An Asian Private Collection, acquired in Hong Kong in 1996 ... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2015

Three small bronze mirrors, Tang dynasty, Tang-Five Dynasties, Ming Dynasty

Three small bronze mirrors, Tang dynasty, Tang-Five Dynasties, Ming Dynasty. Estimate HK$50,000 – HK$70,000 ($6,477 - $9,068). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Comprised of a square mirror cast with four beasts amidst grapevine surrounding the crouching lion knob, separated by a square border with birds, dragonflies and butterflies shown amidst further grapevine, Tang dynasty (618-907); a round mirror cast with veining of a lotus leaf radiating from a tortoise-form knob, Tang-Five Dynasties (618-960); and a small square... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2015

A 'Ding' quatrefoil dish, Tang-Five Dynasties

A 'Ding' quatrefoil dish, Tang-Five Dynasties. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a barbed, four-pointed rim, glazed overall with an ivory-tinged glaze, the foot left unglazed revealing the white body - Diameter 5 1/2  in., 14 cm Property from the Bai Ma Xuan Collection Sotheby's. Important Chinese Works of Art New York, 17 mars 2015, 02:00 PM