15 juillet 2020

A rare Yue bird-form cup, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 2876. A rare Yue bird-form cup, Five Dynasties (907-960); 6 in. (15 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 100,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  The cup of deep rounded form is raised on a spreading foot. One side is potted with a bird standing upright detailed with round bulging eyes, a sharp beak and outstretched wings. The square-cut tail is detailed with incised lines indicating its plummage, and forms part of the handle on the opposite side.... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2020

A very rare Yue incised and inscribed 'floral' ewer and cover, Five dynasties (907-960)

Lot 2814. A very rare Yue incised and inscribed 'floral' ewer and cover, Five dynasties (907-960); 8 13/16 in. (22.1 cm.) high overall. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 3,245,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The globular body is finely incised with stylised floral blooms separated by cloud scrolls below a band of petals, applied to the shoulders with a gently curved spout and an upright arched handle. The base is incised with a... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2019

A Yue 'phoenix' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 130. A Yue 'phoenix' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Diameter 13.2 cm, 5¼ in. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.  moulded to the shallow domed over with a phoenix with outstretched wings amidst leafy flower scrolls, bordered with a broad raised band and surrounded with a band of combed design, the box with short flaring sides rising from a short spreading foot, applied overall with a translucent olive-green glaze. ... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2019

A Yue 'parrot' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 126.  A Yue 'parrot' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Diameter 13.7 cm, 5⅜ in. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.  the centre of the slightly domed cover moulded with a parrot with its wings outspread amidst floral bloom and foliage within three raised circles and surrounded by a band of foliage, the box with short flaring sides rising from a short spreading foot, covered overall in a olive-green glaze. Exhibited: Yueyao. The... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2019

Hache archaïque en Bronze, Yue, Dynastie des Zhou Occidentaux

Lot 32. Hache archaïque en Bronze, Yue, Dynastie des Zhou Occidentaux; Long. 20,7 cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 EUR. Lot Vendu 10,000 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's 2015. asymétrique, les côtés incurvés, la lame arquée, ornée d'un caractère dans les deux angles supérieurs sur chaque face, au-dessus d'un motif géométrique évoquant un masque de taotie, le large tenon rectangulaire s'élargissant légèrement vers le haut traversé d'une ligne horizontale en... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2019

Hache Archaïque en Bronze, Yue, Fin de la Dynastie Shang, ca. 1200 avant J.-C.

Lot 13. Hache Archaïque en Bronze, Yue, Fin de la Dynastie Shang, ca. 1200 avant J.-C.; Long. 20,2 cm; 7 7/8  in. Estimation: 15,000 — 25,000 €. Lot. Vendu 35,000 €. Photo Sotheby's 2015 la lame quasi quadrangulaire, les côtés latéraux incurvés, la lame arquée, la partie supérieure ornée d'un motif évoquant deux dragons kui affrontés formant au centre un masque à la gueule stylisée, le manche rectangulaire plat placé légèrement en décalé, percé au centre et orné... [Lire la suite]

06 octobre 2018

A Yue Lobed Stem Cup, Five Dynasties, 10th Century

Lot 3007. A Yue Lobed Stem Cup, Five Dynasties, 10th Century. H 6.7cm D 10.3cm. Estimate HKD 80,000 - 100,000 (USD 10,210 - 12,762). Sold price HKD 271,400 (USD 34,636). © Poly Auction. with a foliate rim and five lobes, supported on a flared stem foot, covered overall in rare green glaze. Poly Hong Kong. The Collection of Shu Zheng Zhai - A Selection of Archaic Chinese Ceramics II, 2 october 2018, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
25 février 2018

A carved and incised Yue circular box and cover, Early Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century

Lot 503. A carved and incised Yue circular box and cover, Early Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century; 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The domed cover is finely carved with a peony spray with incised details in the central medallion, and encircled by a band of stylized waves, and the box, with splayed foot, is incised with a band of cloud-like motifs around the sides. Both are covered overall with a greenish-olive glaze, with the... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2018

A very rare and unusual Yue octagonal ewer and cover, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 1151. A very rare and unusual Yue octagonal ewer and cover, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The body is divided into eight panels by vertical raised ribs, with a large peony carved on two adjacent panels on the two main sides, the remaining panels with single peony sprays, all between bands of lotus petals, interrupted by the curved spout and S-shaped handle, and the cover is... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2017

A fine Yue moulded and carved ‘peony’ box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 2980. A fine Yue moulded and carved ‘peony’ box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 175,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The slightly domed cover is well carved in relief with a peony sprig in the central medallion, all within a triple-line border and further encircled by short incised cloud along the edge of the cover. The veining of the petals lightly incised with combed lines and the box is supported on a... [Lire la suite]