12 février 2019

A small circular Dingyao box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 730. A small circular Dingyao box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 3 in. (7.5 cm.) diam. Estimate $10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized $11,875. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 Both the box and cover are covered inside and out with a clear glaze that ends above the flat base to expose the fine white ware. The interior rims are left unglazed, Japanese wood box.  Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller... [Lire la suite]

10 décembre 2018

A 'Jizhou' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 71. A 'Jizhou' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diam. 14,2 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 4.000 EUR. © Sotheby's de forme ronde, reposant sur un pied court et droit de forme circulaire, le couvercle incisé d'un médaillon central orné d'une fleur parmi les rinceaux, ceint d'une frise circulaire à motif de quatre fleurs reprenant le même motif, les bords à décor de rinceaux feuillagés (2). Provenance: Ancienne Collection L.A. Basmadjieff... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2018

A white glaze box and cover, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 382. A white glaze box and cover, Five Dynasties (907-960); 10.6 cm, 4 1/8 in. Estimate 15,000-20,000 HKD.Lot sold 30,000 HKD (3,371 EUR). © Sotheby's.  of circular form, with straight sides rising at an angle from a low foot to a gently domed cover, applied overall with an ivory-tinged transparent glaze. Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co., Taipei (label). Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 28 november 2018, 10:15 AM
03 août 2018

A small cinnabar lacquer box and cover, late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 551. A small cinnabar lacquer box and cover, late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Diameter 6 3/4  in., 17.1 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular form, carved in shallow relief depicting Budai wearing loose open robes walking under a pine tree and holding a stick suspending a cloth bag, all against different diaper grounds indicating the sky and the land, the sides of the box and cover carved with key-fret bands, the interior and base lacquered... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2018

A finely carved 'tixi' lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 546. A finely carved 'tixi' lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644).Diameter 8 3/8  in., 21.3 cm. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Lot sold 112,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular form, the cover carved with fluid swirling ruyi cloud scrolls surrounding a six-cornered motif composed of four barbed curlicues, revealing alternating layers of red, black and yellow lacquers, the sides similarly carved, the countersunk base and the interior of the cover inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2018

A small celadon-glazed box and cover, 10th century

Lot 204. A small celadon-glazed box and cover, 10th century; 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diam. Estimate : GBP 1,500 - 2,000.Price Realised: GBP 2750.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The box and cover are decorated with a thin celadon glaze, with a small winged insect applied to the top of the cover. Christie’s. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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06 juin 2018

Two blue and white boxes and covers, 18th-19th century

Lot 284. Two blue and white boxes and covers, 18th-19th century. The largest, 9 3/8 in. (23.7 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The cover of the rectangular box is decorated with a central shou roundel surrounded by lotus scroll and bats in the corners. The sides of the box are painted with lotus scroll. The circular box is decorated with a central phoenix surrounded by phoenixes in flight, all on a floral... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

A cylindrical cloisonné enamel box and cover, China, 17th century

Lot 187. A cylindrical cloisonné enamel box and cover, China, 17th century. Diameter 9 cm, height 4 cm. Estimate CHF 10 000 / 15 000 (€ 8 330 / 12 500). Sold for CHF 12 500. Courtesy Koller.  Polychrome decoration of pomegranates on the cover, a double varja on the bottom and flower scrolls on the sides on turquoise ground. Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 06 June 2018 10.00 AM
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04 juin 2018

A cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 476. A cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; .6 cm, 2 1/4  in. Estimate 90,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 118,750 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the domed cover and the box crisply carved with flower blooms wreathed in dense foliage, the interior and the recessed base lacquered reddish-brown, the base incised with a Yongle mark. Note: Lacquer boxes of this small delicate size were generally used for keeping rouge or as incense box to hold aromatic pellets and... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2018

A famille-rose box and cover, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3685. A famille-rose box and cover, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 11.7 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's  the straight-sided square box supported at the corners on four bracket feet, finely and brightly enamelled to each face with antiques reserved on a white ground, the top of the cover with a moulded square panel enclosing antiques and encircled on the edge and sides by the bajixiang emblems, the base... [Lire la suite]