11 juin 2020

A celadon-glazed tripod incense burner, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 364. A celadon-glazed tripod incense burner, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 6 cm, 2 3/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 56,250 HKD (6,410 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. with the compressed globular body supported on three tapering legs, covered overall in a sea-green glaze. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020

11 juin 2020

A Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 361. A Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500 HKD (7,122 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the flaring sides rising from a tapered foot to an everted rim, applied overall in a sea-green glaze save for two moulded unglazed fish on the interior. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020
09 juin 2020

An inscribed copper-red stemcup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 352. An inscribed copper-red stemcup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); h. 8.9 cm, 3 1/2  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 275,000 HKD (31,337 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides painted in copper red with an eight-character inscription, all supported on a tall slightly splayed base covered in a transparent glaze with a bluish tinge, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Collection of Sakamoto Gorō (1923-2016).Sotheby's New York, 17th September 2016, lot 920 (part lot).... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2020

A moulded Longquan celadon vase, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368)

Lot 337. A moulded Longquan celadon vase, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368); 13.5 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 27,500 HKD (3,134 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the exterior decorated with undulating lotus scroll, covered overall in a pale green glaze. Provenance: Collection of Reiji Kase. Exhibited: Kotto o tanishimu [Enjoy antiques], Tokyo, 2015.  Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020
07 avril 2020

A Cizhou painted ‘figural’ rectangular pillow, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 57. A Cizhou painted ‘figural’ rectangular pillow, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 113⁄4 in. (29.7 cm.) long. Estimate: HKD 15,000 - HKD 30,000 (EUR 1,534.50 - EUR 3,069). Price Realised: HKD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The base is stamped with a partially legible mark reading ‘Made by XXX’. Christie’s. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, 21 - 28 April
06 avril 2020

A carved and reticulated white jade plaque, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3290. A carved and reticulated white jade plaque, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 12 cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot Sold 125,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the translucent white stone carved in high relief with a phoenix perched on a rock admist a reticulated ground of flowering peony, inlaid in an openwork gilt-bronze lobed framed. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 6th December 1994, lot 90. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]

30 mars 2020

A purple-splashed Junyao bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 2105. A purple-splashed Junyao bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.). Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The bowl is of deep, rounded, conical form and is covered inside and out with a thick, crackled blue glaze with faint purple-toned streaking, thinning to a mottled brown on the rim and where it ends above the unglazed foot on the exterior. A purple splash accentuates the interior. Provenance: C.T. Loo &... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2020

A carved Longquan celadon vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 2106. A carved Longquan celadon vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 15¼ in. (39 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realized USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is heavily potted with a tapering ovoid body carved with a band of narrow petals between a single rib below and a wide band carved with two bold peony sprays above. The trumpet-shaped neck is carved with a band of upright leaves rising to a horizontally ribbed band below the flared mouth rim.... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2020

A large gilt-bronze figure of the ascetic Sakyamuni, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3045. A large gilt-bronze figure of the ascetic Sakyamuni, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368); 49.4 cm.,19 1/2in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,620,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the finely cast figure seated in vajrasana on a circular ground cloth decorated with Buddhist emblems, butterflies and sprigs, wearing loose robes falling in crisp folds over his dhoti tied at the waist, the hems finely incised with a lotus scroll reserved on a circle-punched ground,... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A very large Longquan celadon inscribed moulded 'peony' vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3291. A very large Longquan celadon inscribed moulded 'peony' vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 1,060,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Of characteristic meiping form supported on a ribbed foot, the vase is boldly moulded with a wide band of peony scroll above upright petals around the foot and below shaped cartouches around the shoulders, each enclosing an individual character... [Lire la suite]