23 octobre 2021

A small green jade 'dragon' cup, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644)

 Lot 102. A small green jade 'dragon' cup, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644); 8.4cm (3 1/4in) wide. Sold for HK$82,875 (Estimate HKD20,000 - 30,000/US$2,600 - 3,900). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of circular form with deep sides resting on a foot ring, one side set with a outward handle in the form of a dragon's head, the semi-translucent stone of greyish-green tone with black inclusions.  Note: The form of the present cup is closely related to metalware and ceramics dated to the Yuan dynasty, such as a silver... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2021

A white jade carving of chi-dragon seal finial, Yuan-Ming Dynasty

Lot 104. A white jade carving of chi-dragon seal finial, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644); 5.5cm (2 1/8in) long. Sold for HK$277,500 (Estimate HKD30,000 - 50,000/US$3,900 - 6,400). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Deftly carved in openwork as a crouching dragon depicted with bulging eyes, flaring nostrils and mouth agape revealing sharp fangs, with a single horn above a neatly combed mane sweeping back joining its bushy tail curled along its arched spine set with a loose ring, the semi-translucent stone of an even white... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2021

A small Longquan celadon censer, China, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 6. A small Longquan celadon censer, China, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm.) long. Price Realised USD 4,000 (Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Property from the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Art Acquisitions Fund. Provenance: James W. Alsdorf (1913-1990) Collection, Chicago, Illinois.Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, accessioned in 1986. Christie's. Asia! New York, 14 Sept - 28 Sept 2021
03 octobre 2021

A 'Jun' purple-splashed jar, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 197. A 'Jun' purple-splashed jar, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Diameter 8½ in., 21.6 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. Lot sold: 107,100 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 sturdily potted, the compressed baluster body rising from a narrow base to voluminous swelling shoulders, surmounted by a short tapering neck and rolled rim, covered with a lavender-purple glaze suffused with vivid streaks of crimson and purple-red, the rim and interior glazed a pale sky-blue... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2021

A Ge-type small cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 295. A Ge-type small cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 1 5/8in (4.2cm) high; 3 5/16 (8.4cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 2,600 - 4,300). Sold for US$ 4,845 (€ 4,163). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Raised on a small circular foot, the u-shaped cup flaring to an everted rim and covered in and out with a pale greenish-grey glaze suffused with an intricate crack crackle pooling thickly at the well. Property from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman. Note: For a Song dynasty Geyao precursor... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2021

A bronze head of a luohan, Yuan - Ming dynasty

Lot 1082. A bronze head of a luohan, Yuan - Ming dynasty (1279-1644); h. 20.5 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 47,880 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Mandala Fine Arts, Hong Kong.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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13 juillet 2021

A celadon-glazed 'dragon head' terminal, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 5058. A celadon-glazed 'dragon head' terminal, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 31 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 40,320 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P120g10. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
21 juin 2021

A Junyao dish and a bowl, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644)

 Lot 23. A Junyao dish and a  bowl, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644). Diamètres: 18 et 17 cm. (7 and 6 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 5,000 - EUR 87,000. Price Realised EUR 23,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Le plat circulaire au pied non émaillé est recouvert d'une glaçure bleu-vert parsemée de dégradés de mauves. Le bol reposant sur un petit pied non émaillé est recouvert d'une belle glaçure bleu pâle irisée, partiellement craquelée, l'intérieur et l'extérieur ornés chacun d'une tache... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2021

A Junyao bowl and a small dish, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 23. A Junyao bowl and a small dish, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644). Diamètres: 15,5 cm (6 1/8 in.) et 13,5 cm. (5 1/8 in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 8,000. Price Realised EUR 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Le bol reposant sur un petit pied, il est recouvert d'une belle glaçure bleu pâle irisée, partiellement craquelée, l'intérieur orné d'une tache en dégradé de mauves. Le pied n'est pas émaillé. Le plat petit rond légèrement creux est recouvert d'une glaçure beige ponctuée... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2021

Two antique bronze mirrors sold at Christie's, Pavilion Online – Chinese Art, 27 May-11 June 2021

Lot 3101. A Liao dynasty (907-1125) bronze mirror and a parcel-gilt bronze mythical beast-form mirror stand, Yuan-Ming Dynasty (1279-1644). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price Realised HKD 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. The mirror is inscribed with QianqiuThe stand: 12 in. (30.5 cm.) long.The mirror: 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) wide. Provenance: Mirror stand: Sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 6 October 2015, lot 185. Lot 3102.  A  bronze ‘five mountain’... [Lire la suite]