05 décembre 2021

A celadon-glazed lobed dish, Five dynasties (907-960)

Lot 348. A celadon-glazed lobed dish, Five dynasties (907-960); 14.1 cm. Lot sold: 37,800 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 30 November 2021

19 octobre 2021

A celadon-glazed bamboo-form vase, 18th century

Lot 17. A celadon-glazed bamboo-form vase, 18th century; 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, hardwood stand. Price Realised USD 6,250 (Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Provenance: The Property of Mr. W.K. Ma, Hong Kong; Christie's London, 13 December 1982, lot 530. Christie's. Asia! New York, 14 Sept - 28 Sept 2021
05 octobre 2021

A celadon-glazed 'Yue' figure of a ram, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)

  Lot 200. A celadon-glazed 'Yue' figure of a ram, Western Jin dynasty (265-316). Length 6 in., 15.4 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 27,720 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 recumbent with the legs tucked beneath, the voluminous body incised with wings and the outlines of the shoulders and hips, the head lifted with large round eyes and mouth closed in a subtle smile above a pointed goatee, the crown of the head with a central aperture flanked by a pair of ridged horns curling to... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2021

Freeman's to offer important Qianlong jade seal

The “Taishang Huangdi Zhi Bao” seal arrives to Freeman’s from a private collection and is presented at a presale estimate of $300,000-500,000. Sold for $378,000.  PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s will present a rare Imperial “Emperor Emeritus” celadon-white jade seal of great cultural and historical importance at its October 14 Asian Arts auction. An outstanding example of Chinese jade carving, the seal’s upper face is gracefully sculpted with a qilong and two smaller qilong among scrolling waves or clouds, likely... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2021

A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 143. A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Height 8⅜ in., 21.4 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 37,800 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the ovoid body elegantly rising to a short waisted neck, flanked by a pair of low-relief C-shaped mock-handles at the shoulder, surmounted by a domed cover, all covered in an even pale celadon-green glaze, the recessed base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2021

A green-glazed conjoined dragon-handled amphora, Sui dynasty, and a celadon-glazed dragon-handled amphora, Tang dynasty

Lot 1084. A green-glazed conjoined dragon-handled amphora, Sui dynasty (581-618), and a celadon-glazed dragon-handled amphora, Tang dynasty (618-907); 17.9 and 39.9 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 75,600 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Note: A similar piece was sold in these rooms, 28th November 2019, lot 322. Compare also a piece sold in our London rooms, 4th November 2020, lot 216.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection,... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2021

A celadon-glazed 'trigram' vase, cong, Mark and period of Xuantong (1908-1911)

Lot 12. A celadon-glazed 'trigram' vase, cong, Six-character mark in underglaze blue and period of Xuantong (1908-1911); Height 11¼ in., 28.6 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,292 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Johanna (1931-2004) and Frank Uhl (1926-2006), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
05 août 2021

A carved celadon-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 5. A carved celadon-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Diameter 12⅞ in., 32.8 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,032 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021  
13 juillet 2021

A celadon-glazed 'dragon head' terminal, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 5058. A celadon-glazed 'dragon head' terminal, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 31 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 40,320 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P120g10. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
27 juin 2021

Five celadon-glazed bowls and an unglazed bowl, Probably Vietnam, ca. 16th-17th century

  Lot 246. Five celadon-glazed bowls and an unglazed bowl, Probably Vietnam, ca. 16th-17th century; 14.6 cm to 17.5 cm, 5 3/4  in. to 6 7/8  in. Estimate: 400 - 600 EUR. Lot sold: 504 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's.  each with rounded sides resting on a short foot. Property from a French private collection. Provenance: Acquired by the father of the present owner during his posting in Asia from the 1930s to the 1960s, and thence by descent in the family. Sotheby's. Art... [Lire la suite]