26 mai 2020

A red lacquer cup stand, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 3269. A red lacquer cup stand, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate $10,000– $12,000. Price Realized $37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The thin-walled cup stand is made in the shape of a shallow dish centered by a hollow cup holder with rounded, tapering sides positioned above the integral, hollow pedestal foot, and is covered on the exterior with dark red lacquer and on the interior with black lacquer. The rims have narrow metal mounts, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]

01 mai 2020

A white jade 'chilong' cup and a spinach jade cup stand, the cup Ming dynasty, 16th century, the cup stand later

Lot 248. A white jade 'chilong' cup and a spinach jade cup stand, the cup Ming dynasty, 16th century, the cup stand later. The cup: 3 3/4 in. (12.1 cm.) across the handles. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cup is crisply carved with a pair of handles formed as two chilong clambering up the steep rounded sides with their forelegs and heads raised above the rim of the cup. The semi-translucent stone is of a creamy-white tone.... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2020

A Korean celadon stoneware cup stand, Koryo dynasty, early 12th century

Lot 3273. A Korean celadon stoneware cup stand, Koryo dynasty, early 12th century; 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The cup stand is raised on a high, flared foot to an extended flange formed of eight petal-shaped lobes that encircles a central cup-form receptacle to hold a cup. It is covered in a light green celadon glaze with exception of the foot rim, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Christie's... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2020

A rare famille rose-decorated yellow-backed cup stand, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1799. A rare famille rose-decorated yellow-backed cup stand, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 92,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of thinly potted shallow form with everted rim, delicately painted on the interior with leafy peony blossoms encircling the central collar, painted with a single orchid blossom in the well, the exterior... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2020

A rare gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel cup stand, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435)

  Lot 433. A rare gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel cup stand, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435); 19.2cm., 7 1/2 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 61,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. the interior cast with a domed ring to the centre with a flat well and everted rim, finely enamelled to the centre with a single lotus spray framed by a border of lotus lappets, lotus and chrysanthemum sprays, the well with scattered florets with cloud scrolls interspersed by floret... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2019

A Longquan celadon cup stand, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

    Lot 1501. A Longquan celadon cup stand, Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 14.5 cm. diam. Estimate HKD 25,000 - 35,000 (USD 3,200 - 4,500). Lot sold HKD 35,400. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 

07 avril 2019

A ‘Yueyao’ Cup Stand, Five Dynasties, 10th Century

Lot 3076. A ‘Yueyao’ Cup Stand, Five Dynasties, 10th Century. D 13.6cm. Estimate HKD 85,000 - 120,000 (USD 10,826 - 15,284). Lot sold HKD 100,300 (USD 12,775). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: Castle of Antiquities Co., Ltd Collection, no. 32005. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
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10 mars 2019

A tixi lacquer cup stand, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 1645. A tixi lacquer cup stand, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty; 6 3/8 in.(16.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The hollow, rounded cup holder is deeply carved on the exterior through layers of red and black lacquer with a band of large ruyi scrolls, repeated on both sides of the dish-like flange and again on the splayed foot, and the interior lacquered black, Japanese wood box.  Provenance: Private Collection, Japan.Bukchon Art Museum, Seoul,... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2018

A Dingyao cup stand, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 387. A Dingyao cup stand, Song dynasty (960-1279); 16.4 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 - 63,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. covered overall save for the foot ring in a creamy-white transparent glaze, with typical teardrops showing on the underside. Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd, London, by repute (label).. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
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09 septembre 2017

A Northern white-ware cup stand, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 1149. A Northern white-ware cup stand, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The cup stand is potted in the form of an inverted cup surmounting a circular dish with everted rim supported on a slightly splayed foot with three cloud-shaped openings all covered with a finely crackled translucent glaze, cloth box. Note: The function of the cup stand is very similar to that of a saucer. As the steaming cups and bowls... [Lire la suite]