27 juin 2022

The Richard Kan vase enters the Guimet Museum's collection

The Richard Kan vase. A blue and white meiping, Yuan dynasty. © RMN-Grand Palais (MNAAG, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier. PARIS.- This piece, long held in the collections of a great French family, has been given, through a single donation, to the Guimet National Museum of Asian Arts (MNAAG: Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet) by the Hong Kong philanthropist and major collector of fine objects of art Richard Kan, thanks to the policy support from the Society of Friends of the Guimet Museum (Société des Amis... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2022

A large painted 'Cizhou' 'figural' jar, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 388. A large painted 'Cizhou' 'figural' jar, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. Height 12 in., 30.5 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. © Sothebys. Property from a Distinguished New York Private Collection. Provenance: Property of a Gentleman. Christie's London, 11th-13th June 1990, lot 81. Marchant, London. Christie’s New York, 14th September 2017, lot 731. Note: A closely related jar decorated with a similar figure of a robed scholar in a cartouche is in the Freer... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2021

A Junyao saucer dish, Song - Ming dynasty, and a Junyao bowl, Yuan dynasty

Lot 5089. A Junyao saucer dish, Song - Ming dynasty, and a Junyao bowl, Yuan dynasty; 12.5 and 17.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 47,880 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: dish: Christie's London, 14th May 2014, lot 551. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
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24 juin 2021

A painted 'Cizhou' 'duck' vase, Yuan dynasty, dated Zhihe 1st year, corresponding to 1328

    Lot 101. A 'Jizhou' 'leaf' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Height 7½ in., 19 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,670 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021
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28 avril 2021

A Bronze Double Dragons-Form Brush-Rest, Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th Century

Lot 3040. A Bronze Double Dragons-Form Brush-Rest, Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th Century. L 18.7cm. Estimate HKD 15,000 - 10,000 (USD 641 - 1,282). Sold Price: 6,000 HKD  (USD 769). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
28 novembre 2020

Carved limestone from ancient Chinese caves could reach $60,000 in Heritage Asian Art Auction

  DALLAS, TX.- A beautiful carved limestone figure from a wall fragment in the Longmen Caves in Henan province could bring $60,000 or more in Heritage Auctions' Fine & Decorative Asian Art Auction Dec. 11."We are proudly presenting a variety of fine and decorative Asian works of art, including snuff bottles, jade carvings, fine dynastic ceramics, important paintings and calligraphy etc.," Heritage Auctions Asian Art Consignment Director Moyun Niu said. "This auction also features a group of scholar's objects, from... [Lire la suite]

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]