20 septembre 2016

A carved Ding 'lotus' mallow-shaped dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 101. A carved Ding 'lotus' mallow-shaped dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 19,423 - USD 32,371). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The dish is potted with a short foot ring and an angular profile rising to a hexafoil rim, carved on the interior with a lotus blossom with broad leaves, covered overall with a clear bright glaze with a slight ivory tinge. The base is largely unglazed revealing the fine white body. 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam., box.  ... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2016

Two small carved Ding 'lotus' dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 100. Two small carved Ding 'lotus' dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 12,948 - USD 15,538). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Each is potted with a flat, slightly countersunk base, carved with a single lotus stalk on the interior, covered overall with a clear glaze of pale-ivory tinge, with the exception of the mouth. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.); 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm.) diam., box.  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2016

A small carved Ding 'lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 97. A small carved Ding 'lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,948 - USD 19,423). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The dish is potted with a flat, slightly countersunk base, carved to the interior with a single lotus stalk, covered overall with a clear glaze of pale-ivory tone with the exception of the mouth which is bound with a metal mount. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Provenance: P.J. Donnelly Collection, no. 227a. Christie's. The... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2016

A rare and superbly carved Ding ‘lotus’ conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 3016. A rare and superbly carved Ding ‘lotus’ conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$3,000,000 – HK$5,000,000 ($388,148 - $646,914). Price Realized HK$7,480,000 ($967,783). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is delicately potted with straight flaring sides, supported on a short cylindrical foot. The interior is finely carved with meandering stems of lotus blooms and a lotus leaf, covered overall in a transparent ivory-tinged glaze pooling in... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2016

A small carved Ding ‘daylily’ dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 84. A small carved Ding ‘daylily’ dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,772 - $10,362). Price realised HKD 250,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish has angled sides rising from a flat base to a slightly flaring rim. The interior is skillfully carved and combed to depict a single daylily sprig, adorned with sketchily carved leaves. It is covered overall in a pale ivory glaze, brocade box. Provenance: A Japanese private... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2016

A small carved Ding ‘lotus’ dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 83. A small carved Ding ‘lotus’ dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,772 - $10,362. Price realised HKD 250,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish is potted with a bevelled foot and flaring sides and is freely carved to the interior with a single lotus spray with combed details. It is covered overall with a warm ivory glaze with the exception of the unglazed mouth rim exposing the white biscuit body, box. Provenance: A... [Lire la suite]

29 novembre 2015

A rare and finely carved Ding 'lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

A rare and finely carved Ding 'lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate HK$3,000,000 – HK$5,000,000 ($388,908 - $648,180). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish has angled sides rising from a broad base supported on a short foot to a flaring rim which is bound with a copper band. The interior is skilfully carved and combed to depict a single lotus sprig, adorned with sketchily carved leaves. It is covered in a pale ivory glaze pooling in areas to the base, part of which is unglazed... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2015

A rare large carved Ding 'lotus' basin, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

A rare large carved Ding 'lotus' basin, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate HK$5,000,000 – HK$7,000,000 ($648,180 - $907,452). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The basin is finely potted with steep rounded walls rising from a recessed base to a slightly flared rim. The interior is freely carved with meandering lotus blossoms, and the exterior with six notches forming six very shallow lobes. It is covered with a transparent ivory-white glaze pooling in the recesses. The rim is bound in a... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2015

A fine small carved ding 'daylily' tea bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

A fine small carved Ding 'daylily' tea bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$100,000 – HK$150,000 ($12,967 - $19,450). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The small bowl with gently rounded sides is fluidly carved on the interior with a single spray of daylily, covered overall with a lustrous ivory-toned glaze with the exception of the mouth rim. 3 1/2 in. (9 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the late 1980s Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2015

A magnificent and superbly carved large Ding ‘Fish’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

A magnificent and superbly carved large Ding ‘Fish’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$15,000,000-20,000,000 ($2,000,000-2,600,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The unusually large bowl is well-potted with rounded sides. The exterior with horizontal flutes, radiating around the bowl, moulded to imitate lotus petals that are arranged into three registers. The upper register with overlapping petals directly under a plain moulded and below the straight... [Lire la suite]