18 février 2024

A Small Chinese Zitan Throne Chair, Late Qing Dynasty

Lot 14. Property from A Distinguished Private Collection. A Small Chinese Zitan Throne Chair, Late Qing Dynasty; 85.7cm high, 108.6cm wide, 59.7 cm deep. Price realised USD 252,000 (Estimate USD 50,000 – USD 70,000). © Christie's 2024 The paneled-back and stepped arms fitted around the mat seat, above the beaded apron carved with pairs of chilong, the whole raised on curved legs terminating in scroll-form foot, and joined by scrolling stretchers. Provenance: The J. M. Hu... [Lire la suite]

27 avril 2023

A superb wucai 'phoenix' sleeve vase, Chongzhen-Shunzhi period (1628-1661)

Lot 1049. A superb wucai 'phoenix' sleeve vase, Chongzhen-Shunzhi period (1628-1661); 42 cm high. Price realised USD 119,700 (Estimate USD 100,000 – USD 150,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2023 Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection.Important Chinese Ceramics from the J. M. Hu Family Collection; Sotheby’s New York, 4 June 1985, lot 51.Bluett & Sons, London.Michael B. Weisbrod, Inc.The Fayerman Collection, Pennsylvania.Weisbrod Chinese Art Ltd., New York. ... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2023

A white-glazed dish, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 1045. A white-glazed dish, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 19 cm diam., cloth box. Price realised USD 15,120 (Estimate USD 6,000 – USD 8,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2023 Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 23 March - 24 March 2023
05 avril 2022

An unusual pair of Jun-type deep bowls, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911)

Lot 1041. An unusual pair of Jun-type deep bowls, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911); 4 1⁄2 in. (11.2 cm.) diam., cloth box. Price realised USD 75,600 (Estimate USD 6,000 – USD 8,000). © Christie's 2022 Each bowl with deep sides and slightly flared mouth rim and is covered overall with a crackled glaze of sky-blue color thinning to mushroom on the mouth rim. Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection. Literature: Helen D. Ling and Edward T. Chow, Collection of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2022

A pale bluish-white-glazed 'shufu' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1037. A pale bluish-white-glazed 'shufu' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 4 1⁄2 in. (11.5 cm.) long, cloth box. Estimate USD 8,000 – USD 12,000. Price realised USD 35,280. © Christie's 2022 The bowl with deep, slightly flared sides is decorated in the center of the interior with lotus scroll, below further lotus scroll incorporating the characters 'shu' and 'fu' in the well. The bowl is covered overall with a pale bluish-white glaze. Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2022

A rare pale cream-glazed tortoise-form water dropper, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1025. A rare pale cream-glazed tortoise-form water dropper, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 4 1⁄2 in. (11.5 cm.) long, cloth box. Estimate USD 8,000 – USD 12,000. Price realised USD 27,720. © Christie's 2022 The vessel is modeled in the form of a tortoise with its open mouth forming the spout. The shell is set with a rope-twist handle, and the vessel is covered in a pale beigish-cream glaze. Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection. Literature: Helen D. Ling... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2022

An unusual Jun deep bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1042. An unusual Jun deep bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 7 1⁄2 in. (19 cm.) diam., cloth box. Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000. Price realised USD 37,800. © Christie's 2022 The deep bowl with rounded sides is covered with a pale blue glaze altered to a milky-white color on the interior, which is accented with a purple and green splash. The glaze on the exterior shades from milky blue, to reddish-purple, to green. Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2022

A very rare large purple-splashed Jun deep bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

  Lot 1040. A very rare large purple-splashed Jun deep bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam., hardwood stand and cloth box. Estimate USD 60,000 – USD 80,000. Price realised USD 453,600. © Christie's 2022 The deep, rounded sides are covered inside and out with a thick glaze of milky blue tone, accented with large purple splashes on the exterior and the interior, which is left unglazed in the center. The rim is unglazed. Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2022

An extremely rare Jun purple-splashed bottle vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234)

Lot 1039. An extremely rare Jun purple-splashed bottle vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234); 11 3⁄8 in. (28.3 cm.) high, hardwood stand and cloth box. Estimate USD 300,000 – USD 500,000. Price realised USD 882,000. © Christie's 2022 The well-potted pear-shaped vase rises to a tall slender neck gently flaring to the mouth rim, and is covered overall with a pale blue glaze accented with irregular purplish-red splashes. Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection.... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2022

An unusual Longquan celadon mallow-form dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1034. An unusual Longquan celadon mallow-form dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 6 3⁄4 in. (17.1 cm.) diam., cloth box. Estimate USD 30,000 – USD 50,000. Price realised USD 176,400. © Christie's 2022 The dish with a shallow concave center is potted with wide, everted mouth rim in the form of a mallow flower, and is covered overall with an even yellowish-green glaze. Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection. Literature: Helen D. Ling and Edward T.... [Lire la suite]