08 janvier 2021

An inscribed 'tian'-marked sancai bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1069. An inscribed 'tian'-marked sancai bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); d. 15.5 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 HKD. Lot sold: 10,710 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The incised 'tian' character on the base is reminiscent of doucai 'tian'-marked jars from the Chenghua period. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020

25 décembre 2020

Two Cizhou 'partridge feather' russet-splashed black glazed bowls, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 15. Two Cizhou 'partridge feather' russet-splashed black glazed bowls, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234); diam. 21,4 cm, 8⅜ in. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 EUR. Lot sold: 6,930 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. chacun de forme conique reposant sur un court pied droit, l'intérieur couvert d'une épaisse glaçure brune et noire s'estompant vers une couleur brun-caramel sur les bords supérieurs, l'intérieur décoré d'un motif 'plume de perdrix', l'extérieur couvert d'une riche... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2020

A purple-splashed Junyao bowl, Northern Song–Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 415. A purple-splashed Junyao bowl, Northern Song–Jin dynasty (960-1234); 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate: 260,000 - 360,000 HKD. Lot sold: 327,600 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: A Northern American collection. Literature: The Rainbow Aloft: Jun ware, Hong Kong, 2020, pl. 11. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
11 décembre 2020

A Jian 'Hare's fur' temmoku bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 394. A Jian 'Hare's fur' temmoku bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 12.3 cm, 4⅞ in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,800 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
10 décembre 2020

A large Junyao blue-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 383. A large Junyao blue-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 22.5 cm, 8⅞ in., Japanese wood box. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 529,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Robert Hartfield Ellsworth (1929-2014), New York. Literature: The Rainbow Aloft: Jun ware, Hong Kong, 2020, pl. 21. Jane Sze, 'Some Forms and Uses of Jun Wares', Arts of Asia, November-December 2020, vol. 50, no. 6, pp. 112-117, fig. 3. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2020

A Jian 'Hare's fur' temmoku bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 382. A Jian 'Hare's fur' temmoku bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 11.2 cm, 4⅜ in., Japanese wood box. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 88,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
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05 décembre 2020

A small Ding persimmon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 3033. A small Ding persimmon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127); 3 ¼ in. (8.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The bowl is delicately potted with rounded sides rising to a straight rim, supported on a columnar foot, applied to the exterior with a reddish-brown glaze with areas of moss-green specks, and to the interior with a clear glaze. The mouth and foot rims are unglazed, revealing the fine, white body. ... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2020

A rare Junyao bowl, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 20. A rare Junyao bowl, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368); 9.8cm (3 7/8in) diam. Estimate £ 2,000-3,000. Sold for £ 8,187 (€ 9,160). Photo: Bonhams. Finely potted with deep curving sides rising to a gently tapering rim, covered in a lavender-blue glaze except in the well and under the foot revealing the body, the glaze thinning to greyish-mushroom tone at the mouth rim, pooling thickly above the short slightly-splayed unglazed foot. Provenance: John Spark Ltd., London (label)A European private collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2020

A rare turquoise-glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 10. A rare turquoise-glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 9.4 cm, 3¾ in. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 GBP. Lot sold: 78,120 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. delicately potted, with gently rounded sides resting on a tapered foot, covered to the exterior save for the base with a rich turquoise-blue glaze, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a circle. Exhibited: Monochrome Ceramics of Ming and Ch’ing Dynasties, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2020

A Jun purple-splashed bowl, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 282. A Jun purple-splashed bowl, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368); 19.8 cm. (7 3/4 in.) diam. Price estimate: HKD: 150,000 - 200,000 (USD: 19,400 - 25,800). Auction Result: HKD: 177,000. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection, acquired in the 1980s. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions