01 juillet 2022

A white-glazed ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 91. A white-glazed ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 8¼ in., 21 cm. Lot sold: 1,386 USD (Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD). © Sotheby's Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022

28 juin 2022

A molded white-glazed 'floral' square dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 25. A molded white-glazed 'floral' square dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Length 4¼ in., 10.7 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1980s.Collection from the Estate of Walter Hochstadter (1914 - 2007).Christie's New York, 1st-2nd Oct 2009, lot 432 (part lot). Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022
27 juin 2022

Property from a Canadian Private Collection to be sold at Sotheby's New York, 17–29 June 2022

Sotheby's is honored to present an extraordinary group of early ceramics from a private Canadian Collection. The collector who amassed the group of ceramics, met Feng Xianming on a trip to Asia, and they soon became close friends through their shared interests in Chinese works of art. Feng, considered as one of the most prominent scholars and connoisseurs in the field, started his research in the Palace Museum, Beijing, in the 1950s and was a crucial figure in the advancement of the study on Chinese ceramics. Throughout the years,... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2022

Northern Song - Jin dynasty Ceramics sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 May 2022

Lot 331. A  Junyao blue-glazed bowl, Northern Song - Jin dynasty (960-1234); 16 cm. Lot sold: 44,100 HKD (Estimate 24,000 - 30,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Lot 334. A  russet-splashed black-glazed vase, Northern Song - Jin dynasty (960-1234); the base inscribed with a 5-character inscription, 16.3 cm. Lot sold: 50,400 HKD (Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Lot 334. A  Ding-type white-glazed lobed dish, Neisi mark, Northern... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2022

Song dynasty Ceramics sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 May 2022

    Lot 313. A Cizhou white-glazed incense burner, Song dynasty (960-1279); h. 9.9 cm, w. 11 cm, silver cover, wood stand, Japanese wood box. Lot sold: 25,200 HKD (Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Lot 315. A Henan 'oil spot' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 11.3 cm. Lot sold: 94,500 HKD (Estimate 60,000 - 80,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Lot 316. A Jian 'hare's fur' bowl, Song... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2022

Ceramics from the Houlezhai Collection sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29 April 2022

Old-World Charm from the Kempe Ceramics Collection Regina Krahl This enchanting group of ceramics, formerly in the collection of Dr Carl Kempe, displays an unmistakable old-world collecting flair. Dr Carl Kempe (1884-1967) was a Swedish industrialist, a noted tennis player, who won an Olympic medal, and an avid collector of Chinese art. His collection had two main strands: gold and silver wares and ceramics. The ceramic collection was representing the history of Chinese white wares practically in its entirety, but equally... [Lire la suite]

07 avril 2022

A white-glazed ovoid lobed ewer, Five dynasties-Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century

Lot 1069. A white-glazed ovoid lobed ewer, Five dynasties-Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century; 6 in. (15.5 cm.) high, cloth box. Price realised USD 4,788 (Estimate USD 3,000 – USD 5,000). © Christie's 2022 The oval body is set with a short spout and has a Y-shaped handle decorated with small florets, terminating in two molded floral appliques. The whole is covered in an ivory-white glaze that continues onto the base. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1989. Christie's. Important... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2022

A rare white-glazed double-gourd vase, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 308. A rare white-glazed double-gourd vase, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 3⅞ in., 9.8 cm, Japanese wood box. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: Japanese Private Collection. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022
21 mars 2022

A rare and impressive large white-glazed jar and cover, Sui dynasty

  Lot 305. A 'Xing' brush washer, Sui-early Tang dynasty (589-907). Height 13⅛ in., 33.5 cm. Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 USD. © Sothebys. Property from an American Private Collection. Provenance: English Noble Collection. Sotheby's London, 16th June 1998, lot 217.  Note: Large and impressive white-glazed jars from the Sui dynasty (581-618), as beautifully glazed and shaped as this piece, are rare. Wares of this type are testimony to an important achievement... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2022

A 'Xing' circular white-glazed box and cover, Five dynasties

Lot 303. A 'Xing' circular white-glazed box and cover, Five dynasties (907-960). Diameter 3 in., 7.8 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: English Private Collection (by repute). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 23 March 2022