15 juillet 2023

A rare Yueyao spitoon, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 27. A rare Yueyao spitoon, Tang dynasty (618-907). H. 10,4/ D. 14,7 cm. Sold: €14 000 (Estimate €1500 - €2500). Photo Nagel Auction. Yue stoneware spittoon with an inverted hemispherical base section, a narrow neck and widely flared bowl shaped upper section. The spittoon has grey-green glaze. A very similar spittoon from the Percival David Collection is preserved in the British Museum, PDF 266 with the note: In the eighth and ninth centuries there was a shift of economic power... [Lire la suite]
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13 décembre 2022

A rare yueyao green-glazed chicken-head ewer, Southern Dynasties (265-589)

Lot 106. A rare yueyao green-glazed chicken-head ewer, Southern Dynasties (265-589); 35cm (13 3/4in) high. (2). Sold for HKD 121,125 (Est: HKD 180,000 - HKD 220,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 The bulbous body tapering towards the base, surmounted by a long neck with galleried rim, set on the shoulder with a double-ribbed handle ending with a dragon head biting the angular rim, opposite a chicken-head spout between two lugs on each side of the shoulder, covered overall in a thin olive-green... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2022

Five dynasties Ceramics sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 May 2022

Lot 325. A Yueyao ewer, Five dynasties (907-960); 16.7 cm. Lot sold: 25,200 HKD (Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: C.C. Teng, Taipei (label). Lot 337. A Yueyao celadon 'lotus' stem cup, Five dynasties (907-960); w. 13.9 cm, h. 10 cm. Lot sold: 21,420 HKD (Estimate 15,000 - 25,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Sotheby's. China- 5000 Years, Hong Kong, 25 May 2022
14 juin 2021

A Yueyao olive-green-glazed stoneware vase, Western Jin Dynasty (266–316)

  Lot 475. A Yueyao olive-green-glazed stoneware vase, Western Jin Dynasty (266–316); 35cm (13 3/4in) high. Estimate £1,000 - £1,500. Sold for £ 1,020 (€ 1,187). © Bonhams The oviform vessel with three concentric bands around the upper body, flanked by beast-mask, rope-loop and ring handles, the body and neck with incised designs of stylised clouds and waves. Note: See similar examples illustrated in Splendid Finds: The Archaeological Excavations at The Royal Cemetery of Haihunhou Kingdom... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2019

Dr. Peter M. Greiner (1940-2013) Collection of Chinese Ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 18 - 19 September 2014

Lot 784. A rare Yueyao carved dish, 10th century; 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The shallow dish is carved on the interior with a large flower head with overlapping petals, and is covered allover with a glaze of olive color that continues over the wedge-shaped foot to cover the base. Provenance: The Collection of the late Mrs. A. Kok-Viersen, sold by order of J.A.Witte, Esq., 28 May 1974, lot 49Dr. Peter M. Greiner... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2018

A Yueyao stoneware vase, Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE)

Lot 8040. A Yueyao stoneware vase, Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE); 12 5/8in (32cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,800 (€ 970 - 1,500). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Potted with an ovoid body surmounted by a cylindrical neck with a flared rim, flanked on the shoulder by two loop handles with applied decoration, the base of the neck impressed with a wave band, the shoulders decorated with raised bowstring bands and incised waves, the top half and inside of the mouth covered with an olive-green glaze, the lower half and the... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2017

A Yueyao chicken head ewer, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)

Lot 403. A Yueyao chicken head ewer, Western Jin dynasty (265-316). H. 21,5 cm. Estimate 2.000/3.000 €. Lot sold 1.000 €. Courtesy Nagel of globular form with a short cylindrical neck rising to a cupped mouth, set with a chicken head spout with an open beak opposite a plain round handle rising from the shoulder to the mouthrim, and set with two small loops, the surface of the vessel punched with small florettes, all beneath a pale olive-green glaze with few brown splashes. Minor restorations to mouth... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2017

A selection of ceramics from the Sze Yuan Tang Collection to be sold at Bonhams London, 9 Nov 2017

Photo courtesy Bonhams. A LIFETIME APPRECIATING CHINESE ART During my early childhood in Taiwan, at every Chinese New Year festival I can remember my pretty elder sister would hold my hand and take me and our two brothers to visit my maternal grandparents at their home. As soon as we entered the main room I could see the large three-legged pale-green-glazed tripod dish containing a flower arrangement of pure and elegant narcissus flowers. My grandfather told me that this was a late Ming ‘Longquan celadon’ narcissus dish. At... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A yueyao stoneware jar, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)

Lot 92. A yueyao stoneware jar, Western Jin dynasty (265-316). 4 1/2in (11.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,500 (€1,000 - 1,300). Sold for US$ 1,500 (€1,288). Photo: Bonhams. The broad shoulder encircled with a crosshatch band and applied with two opposing loop handles and two mock taotiemask and ring motifs, the gray-green glaze stopping short of the unglazed base, exposing the gray body with burnt orange patches. Provenance: Alvin Lo Oriental Art, New York, 10 October 2000. ... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2017

A Yueyao globular vase, Western Jin dynasty (265-317) 

Lot 1104. A Yueyao globular vase, Western Jin dynasty (265-317). Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  The globular body raised on a spreading foot and encircled by bands of grooves and rings above three Buddha-form appliques, with a waisted neck and everted mouth with galleried rim, covered with a glaze of greyish-olive color; together with a small Yueyao compressed jar, Western Jin dynasty, impressed with a band of diamond pattern... [Lire la suite]