17 octobre 2023

A very rare Cizhou 'Buddhist figure in a gourd-shape grotto' group, Jin-Yuan dynasty

  Lot 3650. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. A very rare Cizhou 'Buddhist figure in a gourd-shape grotto' group, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368); 21.7 cm. Lot Sold 825,500 HKD (Estimate 500,000 - 700,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2023 Provenance: Bluett, London (label).Collection of Dr Cheng Te-k'un (1908-2001).An important Asian private collection.Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5th November 1996, lot 672. Exhibited: Chinese Art Under the Mongols: The Yuan Dynasty... [Lire la suite]

08 juin 2019

A large Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 333. A large Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 20 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's the steep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently incurved rim, applied overall save for the foot with a milky-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim, the interior liberally decorated with two purple splashes. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd,... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2019

Two Jizhou 'Tortoiseshell' and 'Partridge feather' glazed bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 337. Two Jizhou 'Tortoiseshell' and 'Partridge feather' glazed bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 11.6 and 15.8 cm, 4 5/8  and 6 1/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with an incurved rim, applied overall with a black glaze and liberally splashed with caramel-beige tones simulating tortoiseshell and partridge feathers, the glaze stopping irregularly above the foot. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2019

Two Jizhou 'papercut' bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 336. Two Jizhou 'papercut' bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 11.6 and 15.8 cm, 4 5/8  and 6 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 81,250 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the smaller bowl resist-decorated with papercut prunus reserved against a speckled caramel-brown ground; the other with three phoenix trailing long tail feathers and a prunus at the centre, the exterior covered with a tortoiseshell glaze. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2019

Nine Jian bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279) sold at Sotheby's HongKong, 30 may 2019-31 may 2019

Lot 363. A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 12,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep conical body rising to a shallow groove at the mouth, applied with a black glaze with cascading 'hare's fur' streaks, the glaze pooling and stopping irregularly above the foot. Provenance: Bluett, London (label).Collection of Norman Railing (label).An old Swedish collection. Lot 366. A Jian... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2019

A Longquan celadon 'Chrysanthemum' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 324. A Longquan celadon 'Chrysanthemum' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 12.6 cm, 5 in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flat everted rim, the cavetto decorated with petals. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 6th January 2000. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 May 2019

05 juin 2019

A Longquan celadon jar and cover, Yuan dynasty and a miniature Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 323. A Longquan celadon jar and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) and a miniature Longquan celadon jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 11.5 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the larger jar of baluster form supported on a tapered foot, surmounted by a domed cover with a biscuit bird finial; the other with a compressed globular body rising to a short neck. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2019

A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 322. A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 11.5 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 23,750 HKD. © Sotheby's. the box applied to the interior with three small leaf-form bowls divided by straps, the sides decorated with ruyi scrolls above a chevron band, the cover with a lotus spray. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 25th January 2003. ... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2019

A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 321. A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); 14 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a tapered foot to a tall neck and everted rim, the exterior decorated with undulating lotus scrolls. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 25th January 2003. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 May 2019
05 juin 2019

A Longquan celadon washer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) and a Longquan celadon 'Fish' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 320. A Longquan celadon washer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) and a Longquan celadon 'Fish' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 11.4 and 12.9 cm, 4 1/2  and 5 1/8  in. Estimate 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 47,500  HKD. © Sotheby's. the washer with everted sides moulded in the form of cane segments; the dish with addorsed carps. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 7th May 2002 (dish) and 5th June... [Lire la suite]