18 juillet 2021

A white-glazed vase, yuhuchunping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 2012. A white-glazed vase, yuhuchunping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 37.7 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 69,300 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body tapering to a tall slender neck and a flared rim, applied with a transparent ivory-tinged glaze, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the pale buff body The dating is consistent with the results of the thermoluminescence (TL) test of Oxford Authentication Ltd, no. 866h38. Sotheby's. Eclectic, Hong... [Lire la suite]

15 juillet 2021

A Shufu white-glazed 'twin dragon' conical bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 5072. A Shufu white-glazed 'twin dragon' conical bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 18 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 94,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P121b12. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
23 juin 2021

A white-glazed stem bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), second half 15th century

Lot 129. A white-glazed stem bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), second half 15th century. Height 11.8 cm, diameter 14.8 cm. Est: €8,000 - €12,000. Courtesy Lempertz With rounded sides slightly everting at the rim supported on a tall hollow spreading foot. Restored. Provenance: Acquired at Sotheby Parke Bernet, Los Angeles, 5.-8.3.1979, lot 1277. Kunsthaus Lempertz KG, Asian Art I (China - Tibet/Nepal - India, South East Asia), June 24, 2021, Köln, Germany
21 juin 2021

A white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' vase, Jiajing incised six-character mark at the shoulder and of the period

Lot 25. A white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' vase, Jiajing incised six-character mark at the shoulder and of the period (1522-1566). Hauteur: 39 cm. (15 3/8 in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 10,000. Price Realised EUR 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Le corps est à décor secret incisé de deux dragons à la poursuite de la perle enflammée parmi les nuages en volutes. L'épaulement est souligné de rinceaux dans des cartouches en forme de têtes de ruyi au-dessous de la marque... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2021

Three important private collections to be offered in Dreweatts Asia Art sales

Sir David Scholey and his wife Lady Alexandra Scholey's interior view. Courtesy Dreweatts. LONDON.- Dreweatts will offer three important private collections in its upcoming sales of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art (Part 1) on May 19, 2021 and Japanese & Chinese (Part 2) May 20, 2021. The collections include those from the former Governor of the BBC and Chairman of the National Portrait Gallery, Sir David Scholey, John Burke da Silva, Treasurer and Council member of the Oriental Ceramics Society and R. Ralph... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2021

A Cizhou White-Glazed Sgraffiato ‘Peony’ Vase, Meiping, Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1126

Lot 3104. A Cizhou White-Glazed Sgraffiato ‘Peony’ Vase, Meiping, Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1126. H 17.2cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,462 - 51,282). Sold Price: HKD 900,000 (USD 115,385). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : 1. Sotheby's London, 9 June 1992, lot 1342. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5 April 2015, lot 29163. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, no. FR355. Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021

18 janvier 2021

A small white-glazed globular bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 123. A small white-glazed globular bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 7 in. (17.8 cm) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase with a globular body and a slender neck is carved with peonies issuing from rocks, and two birds on one side. Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine. Provenance: Samuel T. Peters (1854-1921) Collection, no.114.Louisine Peters Weekes Tcherepnine (1886-1952).Adaline Hathaway Weekes... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2020

A white-glazed incised 'dragon' jar, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 423. A white-glazed incised 'dragon' jar, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 14.5 cm, 5¾ in. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold: 100,800 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
05 décembre 2020

A white-glazed bottle vase and a bronze bottle vase with cover, Sui Dynasty (589-618)

Lot 3024. A white-glazed bottle vase and a bronze bottle vase with cover, Sui Dynasty (589-618). Ceramic: 10 11/16 in. (27.2 cm.) high; bronze: 10 ½ in. (26.7 cm.) overall height, box. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The ceramic vase is potted of ovoid form with a tall, slender neck and trumpet mouth, covered on the exterior with a finely crackled glaze of pale greenish-white tone, ending in an irregular line above the foot... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2020

An incised white-glazed square jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 42. An incised white-glazed square jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Height 12.2 cm, 4¾ in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the square body with rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a short neck and lipped rim, incised with alternating flying phoenixes amidst cloud wisps, between ruyi scrolls and a band of upright plantain leaves around the neck and foot, applied overall save for the footring with a transparent glaze, the countersunk base with a... [Lire la suite]