26 mars 2020

A fine and rare blue and white bird feeder, mark and period of Xuande (1426-1735)

Lot 3198. A fine and rare blue and white bird feeder, mark and period of Xuande (1426-1735); width across handle 6.6 cm., 2 5/8 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot Sol 980,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the small drum-shaped container painted in bright washes of cobalt blue with four quatrefoil cartouches, inscribed horizontally in two with the reign mark Da Ming Xuande Nianzhi - with three characters in each cartouche, the third panel filled with a cloud conforming to the... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2019

A blue and white bird feeder, Xuande six-character mark in undrglaze blue and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 164. A blue and white bird feeder, Xuande six-character mark in undrglaze blue and of the period (1426-1435); 2 in.(5.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 6,411 - USD 10,257). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 box.  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 9 October 2019
11 mars 2019

A pair of 'Longquan' celadon-glazed bird feeders, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 611. A pair of 'Longquan' celadon-glazed bird feeders, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty. Width 2 in., 5 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. each of lotus form with deep rounded sides rising to an incurved rim, the sides molded with concentric layers of overlapping petals, the shoulder applied to one side with a small loop handle, covered overall with a thick sea-green glaze, the base burnt orange in the firing (2) Provenance: Collection of Captain S.N. Ferris Luboshez,... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2018

A 'Longquan' 'Guan'-type bird feeder, Song dynasty (960-1279) 

Lot 1361. A 'Longquan' 'Guan'-type bird feeder, Song dynasty (960-1279). Width 2 1/4  in., 5.7 cm. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold: $25,000. © Sotheby's the bombé body rising from a short tapered foot to a flared rim, flanked by a pair of yoke handles, set with a small lug for attachment to a bird cage, covered overall with a crackled pale greenish-blue glaze, stopping neatly at the foot to reveal the gray stoneware body. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
04 juin 2018

A fine and rare red-glazed bird feeder, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 2934. A fine and rare red-glazed bird feeder, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 1 ¾ in. (4.5 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 475,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vessel is delicately potted with a flat base and straight sides, applied with a small loop for attachment, covered on the exterior with a crackled glaze of raspberry-red tone which thins to white along the mouth, extending slightly to the inner rim, the interior with a clear crackled glaze with a... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2018

Three blue and white bird feeders, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 186. Three blue and white bird feeders, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). The largest, 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,404 - USD 8,106). Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The group comprises a tall cylindrical bird feeder with one flat side which is decorated in underglaze blue with meandering scrolling motifs, and a six-character Xuande mark just below the rim; an octagonal barrel-form bird feeder which is decorated in pencil style with a... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2018

A very rare Guan bird feeder, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 3040. A very rare Guan bird feeder, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 6.2 cm, 2 3/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (63,069 - 84,091 EUR). Lot Sold 1,500,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018. of almost teardrop form, truncated at the narrower end to form a rounded opening, one side of the vessel decorated with a small loop below the rim for suspension, covered overall with a pale greyish-blue glaze glaze suffused with a network of golden-beige crackles, the underside... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A 'Longquan' celadon bird feeder, 13th-15th century

Lot 200. A 'Longquan' celadon bird feeder, 13th-15th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP (3,831 - 6,386 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the slightly compressed globular lobed body rising from a flat base to a narrow incurved mouth, set to one side with two loop handles for suspension and covered overall in a soft celadon glaze; 9.5 cm, 3 3/4  in.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM
20 avril 2016

A 'Longquan' celadon bird feeder, 13th-15th century

Lot 200. A 'Longquan' celadon bird feeder, 13th-15th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the slightly compressed globular lobed body rising from a flat base to a narrow incurved mouth, set to one side with two loop handles for suspension and covered overall in a soft celadon glaze; 9.5 cm, 3 3/4  in.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM
12 août 2014

A rare blue and white hexagonal tubular bird feeder, Da Ming Xuande Nian Zao six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and

Lot 244. A rare blue and white hexagonal tubular bird feeder, Da Ming Xuande Nian Zao six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1426-1435); 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) long. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008 The slightly bowed body molded horizontally with six slightly concave facets divided by narrow flutes that continue to the conforming outline of the two ends molded with mallow blossoms, and painted with bands of classic scroll in deep... [Lire la suite]
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