22 octobre 2021

A rare carved cinnabar lacquer oval lobed dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3660. A rare carved cinnabar lacquer oval lobed dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 21.5 cm. Lot sold: 352,800 HKD (Estimate: 280,000 - 350,000). ©  2021 Sotheby's of oval lobed form, the shallow rounded sides resting on a short straight foot, the interior naturalistically carved with Wang Xizhi resting in a pavilion while looking out at a goose, the luxuriant landscape with large overhanging trees, the cavetto with a composite floral band, the exterior with a broad 'classic' scroll band, the... [Lire la suite]

06 octobre 2021

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

  Lot 841. A carved Longquan celadon jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 12 in. (35 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate: USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's 2021 The heavily potted jar is carved with four panels, including peony, chrysanthemum, camellia and foliate scroll, all above a band of narrow petals and below a saw-tooth band on the neck, and is covered overall with a glaze of pale sea-green tone. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2021

A 'Huozhou' 'fish'-handled cup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 188. A 'Huozhou' 'fish'-handled cup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Width 4⅛ in., 10.3 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,788 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the circular bowl with rounded sides supported by a short splayed foot, a flat barbed handle projecting from one side of the rim, the top surface of the handle molded with a scaly fish in profile flanked by a floral spray on each side, the vessel covered with a creamy ivory glaze save for the base, revealing the pale buff... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2021

A purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan dynasty

Lot 161. A purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Diameter 7⅛ in., 18.1 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 75,600 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the steep rounded sides rising from a splayed foot to a slightly incurved rim, the interior with a pale blue glaze accented with vivid violet-colored splashes, the glaze thinning to a mushroom color along the rim, the exterior with a thick reddish purple glaze with occasional hints of sky blue... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2021

A molded 'Shufu' white-glazed 'lotus' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 91. A molded 'Shufu' white-glazed 'lotus' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Diameter 5½ in., 14 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the shallow sides resting on a short footring, the center molded with four stylized lotus blooms borne on a continuous meandering stem within double-line borders, a similar lotus scroll encircling the cavetto with the characters shu and fu, the exterior plain, all under a bluish-white glaze save for... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2021

A blue and white faceted pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 93. A blue and white faceted pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Diameter 22⅜ in., 56.9 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 50,400 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of octagonal section, each facet painted with an upright petal lappet below a tall rectangular panel enclosing a blossoming floral sprig framed by foliate brackets at the corners, four pendent petal lappets encircling the constricted neck, upright plantain leaves at the rim, bands of keyfret or classic scroll... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2021

A Chinese Blue and White Vase, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 128. A Chinese Blue and White Vase, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). Height 9 3/4 inches. Estimate: $300 - $500. Copyright © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Of teardrop form, with flaring everted mouth, painted with large lotus blossoms growing on a scrolling vine, the upper and lower registers divided by narrow paired bands, the neck with stiff leaf tips above vine, the lower body with overlapping lappets. C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell. Doyle. Asian Works of... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2021

A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Ewer, Yuan Dynasty

Lot 127. A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Ewer, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). Height 6 1/2 inches. Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500. Copyright © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. In the Islamic taste, of flattened teardrop form with everted rim, quadrangular curved spout and strap handle, reserved with a conforming panel of three lotus flowers, within scrolling devices, the neck with stiff-leaf tips. C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell. Doyle. Asian Works of Art. Mon, Sep 20, 2021 at... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2021

An inscribed bronze 'dragon and phoenix' washer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 2181. An inscribed bronze 'dragon and phoenix' washer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 14.8 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 HKD. Lot sold: 6,930 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: A private Swedish collection. Sotheby's. Eclectic, Hong Kong, 14 July 2021
18 juillet 2021

A qingbai carved 'elephant'-handled vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

  Lot 5086. A qingbai carved 'elephant'-handled vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 26.5 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 100,800 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P121a46. Provenance: M & C Gallery, Hong Kong. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021