18 juin 2020

A 'Jun' handled jar and a 'Jun' bowl, Yuan and Ming Dynasty

Lot 5. A 'Jun' handled jar and a 'Jun' bowl, Yuan and Ming Dynasty;  19 cm ; 12,5 cm, 7½ in.; 5 in. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 EUR. Lot sold 2,500 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. la jarre à panse globulaire au large col légèrement incurvé, flanqué de deux petites anses arrondies, couverte d'une épaisse glaçure bleu pastel mouchetée de beige; le bol à épaisse glaçure bleu pastel (2). Collection Particulière du Sud-Est de la France. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 18 Juin 2020
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10 décembre 2019

A very rare large carved Longquan celadon dish, Yuan dynasty, early 14th century

Lot 1503. A very rare large carved Longquan celadon dish, Yuan dynasty, early 14th century; 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,000,000. Price realised HKD 840,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Strongly potted with deep, rounded sides rising to an everted lipped rim, freely carved on the interior with a flying crane with wings outspread and a leafy branch in its beak, the cavetto with a broad band of lotus scroll bearing flowerheads and buds below key-fret, the flattened... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2019

An unusual blue and white 'prawn and flower' ewer, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 315. An unusual blue and white 'prawn and flower' ewer, Yuan dynasty, 14th century; 14 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000. Lot Sold 687,500 HKD (87,828 USD). © Sotheby's. the globular body set with a double-spout opposite a 'prawn' appliqué, painted with floral scrolls between stylised leaves and lappet bands.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
26 novembre 2019

A rare Yuan blue and white baluster 'fish' jar, guan, circa 1350

Lot 781. A rare Yuan blue and white baluster 'fish' jar, guan, circa 1350; 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 2,135,000. © Christie's Image Ltd Finely painted in broad strokes in cobalt of soft inky-blue tone with four different species of fish, confronted in pairs, interspersed with clusters of flowering lotus, swimming among duckweed and ferns, all above clumps of wavy stemmed eel grass rising from the base, the short vertical neck with a thin... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

A very rare cinnabar lacquer 'lion' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 676. A very rare cinnabar lacquer 'lion' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century; 7 in. (18 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 203,150. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002  Crisply carved through the thick lacquer to depict two Buddhistic lions divided by a ribboned brocade ball all amidst lingzhi sprigs reserved on a ground of cash-coins, repeated on the raised border, the reverse with a fluid swirling classic scroll border, the black base lightly incised... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2019

A highly important blue and white large 'fish' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 607. A highly important blue and white large 'fish' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century; 19 in. (48.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 9,974,100. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002 Finely painted in the central medallion with a single carp swimming amid waterweeds and aquatic plants, the deep well with low relief moulded peony flowers depicted full-face and in profile issuing from leafy branches with superbly detailed veins and petals, reserved on a blue-painted... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2019

Qian Xuan (ca. 1235-before 1307), Autumn Melons, Yuan dynasty

Qian Xuan (ca. 1235-before 1307), Autumn Melons, Yuan dynasty. Hanging scroll, ink and colors on paper, 63.1 x 30 cm. © National Palace Museum, Taipei. Qian Xuan, a native of Wuxing, Zhejiang, was a provincial presented scholar (jinshi), a status that often yielded ideal position as official in traditional China. He excelled at poetry and prose as well as painting and calligraphy, earning a reputation for his arts in his hometown area. In the early Yuan dynasty, he and his renowned friend Zhao Mengfu (1254-1322) were known as... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2019

A very rare Longquan celadon dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 3214. A very rare Longquan celadon dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) diam. Estimate 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HK$437,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015  Of shallow form with rounded sides and an everted rim, the interior is carved in the center in low relief with a character, rendered in Phagspa script within a decorative border, box. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23 May 1978, lot 29Mason Wang Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland. Literature: Marilyn W.... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2019

A ‘Longquan’ Celadon Octagonal Faceted Vase, Meiping, Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th Century

Lot 3072. A ‘Longquan’ Celadon Octagonal Faceted Vase, Meiping, Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th Century. H 26.4cm. Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - 3,500,000 (USD 318,475 - 445,865). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. The Sze Yuan Tang Collection, acquired in Hong Kong during 1980s-1990s2. Sotheby's London, 13 July 2005, lot.1943. Bonhams London, 9 November 2017, lot.37. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019 3:00PM
16 décembre 2018

A Longquan celadon 'Dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 531. A Longquan celadon 'Dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. D.: 37.2 cm. (14 3/8 in.). Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000. Price realised EUR 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. De forme circulaire, recouvert d'une belle glaçure céladon, le centre orné en relief d'un dragon pourchassant la perle sacrée parmi deux volutes de nuages, l'aile incisée de volutes, le revers rehaussé de pétales moulés ; une fêle. Christie's. C'est fou!, Paris, 12 - 14 December 2018