22 mai 2022

A finely carved white jade box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3616. A finely carved white jade box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 15.5 cm. Lot sold 1,890,000 HKD (Estimate : 2,000,000 - 4,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the De An Tang Collection. Exhibited: A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 108. Note: This charming box is exquisitely carved with a long-tailed bird among swaying millet sprays and lingzhi sprigs. The... [Lire la suite]

07 avril 2022

A carved Yue celadon box and cover, Five Dynasties period, 10th century

Lot 1071. A carved Yue celadon box and cover, Five Dynasties period, 10th century; 4 7⁄8 in. (12.3 cm.) diam, cloth box. Price realised USD 17,640 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022 The shallow domed cover is carved in relief with a scrolling peony spray. The box and cover are covered overall with a pale olive-green glaze. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1988. Note: Intended to contain precious substances and objects, Yue ware covered boxes of this type were... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2022

A small silver box and cover, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 751. A small silver  box and cover, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 1 in. (2.5 cm.) diam., cloth box. Estimate USD 4,000 – USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,410. © Christie's 2022 The cover with lobed sides is finely decorated at the center with a six-petaled flower, and further decorated with floral patterns.  Provenance: Galaxie Art (B. K. Wong), Hong Kong, 27 October 1989. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022
Posté par Alain Truong à 13:05 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
18 décembre 2021

A rare carved circular cinnabar lacquer box and cover, inscised and gilt-filled Xuande six-charcter mark, probably Yongle period

Lot 278. A rare carved circular cinnabar lacquer box and cover, inscised and gilt-filled Xuande six-character mark, probably Yongle period (1403-1424). D. 14,3 cm. Sold: €45,000 (Est: €20,000 - €30,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions The flat circular cover crisply carved through deep layers of cinnabar lacquer with a scene depicting three scholars and two page boys on a balustrade terrace by the side of a lake, with a crane in flight above, the scene framed by rockwork and pine trees, with rocky islands and... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2021

An exceptionally rare cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze box and cover, Jingtai incised six-character marks, first half 15th ct

Lot 9. An exceptionally rare cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze box and cover, Jingtai incised six-character marks, first half 15th century; 11.8cm (4 1/2in) diam. Estimate HK$ 2,500,000 - 3,500,000 (€ 280,000 - 400,000). Sold for HK$ 3,127,500 (€ 355,373). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of circular form, the box exquisitely enamelled in vivid red, sapphire, yellow, white and green on a turquoise ground, the cover decorated with a large Indian lotus bloom with stylised ruyi-shaped petals around a... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2021

A rare 'Jun' box and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 196. A 'rare 'Jun' box and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 6¾ in., 17.2 cm. Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 65,520 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of circular section, the box with a short foot supporting a conical lower body turning upward to form straight sides, the cover modeled in mirror form and accented with a raised fillet encircling the midpoint of the sloping surface, and another around the summit, the center of the cover with... [Lire la suite]

03 octobre 2021

A 'Qingbai' melon-form box and cover, Southern Song dynasty

Lot 191. A 'Qingbai' melon-form box and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 3 in., 7.5 cm Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,292 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 finely modeled as a stylized lobed melon, the cover with a small finial in the shape of a truncated branchy stem, the interiors and exteriors with a crisp clear blue glaze pooling to a deeper seafoam color in the grooves, the flat base unglazed showing the fine white body. ... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2021

A sancai and blue-glazed pottery box and cover, Tang dynasty

Lot 177. A sancai and blue-glazed pottery box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907). Diameter 2½ in., 6.4 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of flattened circular form, the cover with seven cream-and-amber dapples reserved against a cobalt-blue ground, the sides of the cover and box both splashed with cream and amber glazes, the interior of the box cream-glazed, the interior of the cover and the base of the... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2021

A dappled blue-and-amber-glazed box and cover, Tang dynasty

  Lot 176. A dappled blue-and-amber-glazed box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907). Diameter 2½ in., 6.4 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 22,680 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of circular section, the exterior mottled with attractive blue and amber glaze splashes stopping just above the foot revealing the cream-colored body. Provenance: Acquired prior to 2000. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 September 2021
30 septembre 2021

A rare molded 'Ding' 'Buddhist lion' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty(960-1234)

Lot 158. A rare molded 'Ding' 'Buddhist lion' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty(960-1234). Diameter 8½ in., 21.5 cm. Estimate: 35,000 - 45,000 USD. Lot sold: 47,880 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 finely potted with gently rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the interior incised with a striding Buddhist lion reaching towards a beribboned brocade ball surrounded by dense scrolls, the cavetto decorated with a band of eight repeating sections of leafy scrolls, the rim bound in... [Lire la suite]