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]
07 août 2017

A Yaozhou russet-brown-glazed cup stand, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1525. A Yaozhou russet-brown-glazed cup stand, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century, 4 ½ in. (11.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The cup holder has a rounded shoulder that curves in towards the rim, and sides that taper towards the integral 'saucer' raised on a slightly splayed pedestal foot. The whole is covered inside and out with a somewhat variegated russet-brown glaze that thins on the rims and falls... [Lire la suite]

05 août 2017

A white stoneware cup stand, Tang-Five Dynasties

Lot 223. A white stoneware cup stand, Tang-Five Dynasties, 9.5cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 300 - 500 GBP. Lot sold 1,188 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the curved sides rising from a short spreading foot to a broad flaring collar and incurved rim, covered overall with an ivory-white glaze. Exhibited: The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty, The Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1955, cat. no. 195. Literature: 'Hsing-Yao and Ting-Yao', The Bulletin of Far Eastern Antiquities, no. 25, 1953, Stockholm, 1953, pl. 47,... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2017

Cup Stand (Tuozhan) in the Form of a Lotus Blossom, China, Southern Song dynasty, 1127-1279

Cup Stand (Tuozhan) in the Form of a Lotus Blossom, China, Southern Song dynasty, 1127-1279. Black lacquer on wood core with banded metal rim and foot. Diameter: 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm). Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Robert and Gwenna Blackmore (M.83.146.1). Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA Bibliography: Los Angeles County Museum of Art Members' Calendar 1988,  vol. 25-26, no. 12-1 (December, 1987-January, 1989
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16 janvier 2017

Blue-and-White Cup stand, late 14th century, Hongwu period (1368 – 1398), Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644)

Blue-and-White Cup stand, late 14th century, Hongwu period (1368 – 1398),  Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644). Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze. Purchase. Accession Number: F1987.3. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery © 2014 Smithsonian Institution
20 décembre 2016

Cup stand, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Hongwu emperor (1368-1398)

Cup stand, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Hongwu emperor (1368-1398). China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze decoration, youlihong ware. H. 1 in x Diam. 7 1/2 in, H. 2.5 cm x Diam. 19.1 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P1214. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture The short, raised, circular edge at the interior center of this work indicates its function of supporting a tea cup. The central peony branch, encircled by a floral-panel band and a... [Lire la suite]