15 juillet 2020

China Guardian Hong Kong's "Objects of Desire: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art" achieves US $1.28M

  HONG KONG.- China Guardian Hong Kong July Auction 2020 “Objects of Desire: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art” completed with outstanding results, achieving nearly HK$ 10 million, and received heated online and offline bidding.Mr. Wang Jing, General Manager of Ceramics and Works of Art of China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd, says, “This is the first auction of China Guardian (Hong Kong) this year. We stood together to serve our clients who were not unable to attend our auctions in HK, by offering online and offline... [Lire la suite]

09 juillet 2020

A rare Cizhou white-glazed truncated meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 2806. A rare Cizhou white-glazed truncated meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 5 11/16 in. (14.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The vase is superbly potted with a globular body resting on a sunken flat base rising to a short waisted neck below a flared rim, applied to the exterior with a finely crackled creamy-white glaze above a slip. The base is partially glazed, the foot ring and interior are... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2020

A white-glazed tripod incense burner, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 360. A white-glazed tripod incense burner, Song dynasty (960-1279); 8.5 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 81,250 HKD (9,259 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form supported on three short feet, carved around the exterior with raised bands, covered overall with a bluish-white glaze. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020
03 juin 2020

A white-glazed zhadou, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 314. A white-glazed zhadou, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); d. 11 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 70,000 - 90,000 HKD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a flared rim, the white body covered in a thin transparent glaze stopping neatly at the foot leaving the base unglazed. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM
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01 juin 2020

A white-glazed lobed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 5119. A white-glazed lobed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); h. 12.2 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Sold for 18,750 HKD (2,219 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of ovoid form with wide shoulders tapering steeply to a low straight foot, the body divided into lobes, covered overall including the interior with a glaze of ivory tone stopping at the footring, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, Tokyo. Sotheby's. EYE/EAST, Hong... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A white-glazed handled jar, late Tang-early Northern Song dynasty

Lot 5093. A white-glazed handled jar, late Tang-early Northern Song dynasty; 16.3 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 HKD. Sold for 87,500 HKD (10,353 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of ovoid tapering form with gently rounded shoulders surmounted by a wide waisted neck and a flared rim, applied on the shoulder with a pair of strap handles formed of two thick strands and one thin strand, bound together near the top with a narrow strap, covered overall save for the... [Lire la suite]

27 mai 2020

A large white-glazed anhua-decorated 'phoenix' bowl, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 5061. A large white-glazed anhua-decorated 'phoenix' bowl, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 30 cm, 11 7/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Sold for 725,000 HKD (85,782 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted, the rounded sides gently rising from a straight foot to a flaring rim, the interior centre incised with a pair of confronting phoenix, the exterior similarly decorated with two phoenix flying among scrolling clouds, above a ring of radiating lotus petal... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2020

A superb white-glazed 'chrysanthemum' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3967. A superb white-glazed 'chrysanthemum' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 1,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.   The shallow, rounded sides are moulded as chrysanthemum petals rising from the foot ring with corresponding notches. The dish is covered overall with a lustrous transparent glaze. Provenance: The Carl Kempe CollectionSold at... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2020

A fine white-glazed bracket-lobed washer, Zhengde four-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 3984. A fine white-glazed bracket-lobed washer, Zhengde four-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1506-1521); 7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) diam. Estimate 3,000,000 - HKD 4,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,620,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.  The washer is delicately potted with gently flaring sides divided into ten bracket-lobes, covered overall with a milky-white glaze with a faint bluish tinge. The base bears the reign mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Carl... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2020

A fine and very rare early Ming white-glazed wine cup, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 3982. A fine and very rare early Ming white-glazed wine cup, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435); 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam. Estimate 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 2,900,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012.  The cup is thinly potted with flaring sides and slightly everted rim under even milky-white glaze, supported on a cylindrical foot and the base inscribed with the reign mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Collection of H.R.N. NortonCarl... [Lire la suite]