02 octobre 2021

A rare white-glazed flask, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 187. A rare white-glazed flask, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Height 10¼ in., 26 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 25,200 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the walls tapering from the circular base to meet in a horizontal seam at the top accented with a bracket-lobed flange flanking the tubular lipped spout, the flange incised around its borders and pierced with a circular aperture, the narrow sides of the flask modeled with thin vertical bands... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2021

A rare molded 'Ding' 'Buddhist lion' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty(960-1234)

Lot 158. A rare molded 'Ding' 'Buddhist lion' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty(960-1234). Diameter 8½ in., 21.5 cm. Estimate: 35,000 - 45,000 USD. Lot sold: 47,880 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 finely potted with gently rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the interior incised with a striding Buddhist lion reaching towards a beribboned brocade ball surrounded by dense scrolls, the cavetto decorated with a band of eight repeating sections of leafy scrolls, the rim bound in... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2021

A white-glazed stemcup, Sui-Tang dynasty

Lot 156. A white-glazed stemcup, Sui-Tang dynasty (581-907). Height 3¼ in., 8.3 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 842,800 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the deep U-shaped body rising to a flared rim and supported by a splayed foot molded with a raised band, covered overall with a translucent white glaze with greenish hue save for the hollow interior of the foot. Provenance: Private Collection, acquired prior to 1979. Christie's New York, 19th March 2009, lot 685. ... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2021

A 'Xing' white-glazed box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 156. A 'Xing' white-glazed box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907). Diameter 2⅜ in., 6.8 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,410 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of circular form, the box with a short foot rising to a canted lower body and straight upright sides, the cover similarly modeled in reverse, covered overall in a white glaze save for the rims and the base (2). Provenance: Kaikodo, New York, 2003. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2021

An exceptionally rare white-glazed 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' stem bowl, Mark and period of Xuande (1426-1435)

Lot 153. An exceptionally rare white-glazed 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' stem bowl, Mark and period of Xuande (1426-1435). Diameter 6¼ in., 15.9 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. Lot sold: 56,700 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a cylindrical foot to a metal-bound rim, faintly incised to the exterior with the 'eight Buddhist emblems', each emblem encircled by a scrolling lotus stem meandering around the vessel, all above a border of... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2021

A white-glazed baluster jar, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 92. A white-glazed baluster jar, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Height 12¾ in., 32.4 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,048 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the narrow base sweeping into high rounded shoulders, surmounted by a short neck and lipped rim, covered in a creamy white glaze, the base unglazed. From the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton. Provenance: Nicholas Grindley LLC, London. Exhibited: Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, 2016 (on loan). ... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2021

A molded 'Shufu' white-glazed 'lotus' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 91. A molded 'Shufu' white-glazed 'lotus' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Diameter 5½ in., 14 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the shallow sides resting on a short footring, the center molded with four stylized lotus blooms borne on a continuous meandering stem within double-line borders, a similar lotus scroll encircling the cavetto with the characters shu and fu, the exterior plain, all under a bluish-white glaze save for... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2021

A white-glazed bottle vase, Tang dynasty

Lot 1044. A white-glazed bottle vase, Tang dynasty (618-907); h. 23.2 cm, Japanese wood box. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 88,200 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: An old Japanese collection, 1990s. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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21 août 2021

Chinese Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection to be auctionned at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

Kai-Yin Lo with her collection on view at Denver Art Museum, 1998. Kai-Yin Lo’s White Wares When in 1998 Kai-Yin Lo mounted an exhibition of her Chinese white wares entitled Bright as Silver, White as Snow at the Denver Art Museum, it was meant to be more than a showcase of a collector’s treasures. It was meant to celebrate something unique to China’s potters: the ability to create vessels of a pristine white out of earth. In the exhibition catalogue I started my essay by saying “The wish to create a ceramic ware... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2021

A fine white-glazed carved bottle vase, 18th century

Lot 123. A fine white-glazed carved bottle vase, 18th century; 9.7cm (11 3/4in) high. Estimate 10.000 £ - 12.000 £. Sold for £ 21,250 (€ 24,905). Photo: Bonhams. Finely painted and enamelled on the exterior with four Immortals, each carrying their individual attributes within a grove of pine interspersed with four lanterns, all between a border of lotus-head scroll beneath the rim and classic scroll on the foot, the interior with a front-facing dragon encircling a flaming pearl in the well... [Lire la suite]