03 mai 2022

A rare biscuit-enamelled sancai dish, Mark and period of Kangxi

Lot 3510. A rare biscuit-enamelled sancai dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 25 cm. Lot sold 2,520,000 HKD (Estimate : 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 24th/25th November 1987, lot 195. The Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein Collection. Christie's Hong Kong, 1st December 2010, lot 2963. Exhibited: Qing Porcelain, Marchant, London, 2011, cat. no. 6. Kangxi Famille Verte, Marchant, London, 2017, cat. no. 23 and... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2022

A small Longquan celadon dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

 Lot 1032. A small Longquan celadon dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 6 1⁄2 in. (16.5 cm.) across, cloth box. Estimate USD 15,000 – USD 25,000. Price realised USD 81,900. © Christie's 2022 The dish is carved on the exterior with a band of upright petals and is covered overall with a glaze of soft sea-green color. Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection. Literature: Helen D. Ling and Edward T. Chow, Collection of Chinese Ceramics from the... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2022

A pair of enameled coral and yellow-ground dishes, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

  Lot 88. A pair of enameled coral and yellow-ground dishes, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 6 3⁄4 in. (17.1 cm.) diam. Price Realised USD 9,375 (Estimate USD 3,000- USD 5,000). © Christie's 2021 Each dish is decorated on the exterior with four characters within circular panels, reading fu (fortune), xi (happiness), shou (longivity), lu (prosperity). Provenance: Acquired in Virginia, 1985. Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021
23 décembre 2021

A pair of polychrome enamel and gilt-decorated dishes, Daoguang period (1821-1850), Shendetang four-character marks in iron-red

Lot 2926. A pair of polychrome enamel and gilt-decorated dishes, Daoguang period (1821-1850), Shendetang four-character marks in iron-red; 6 3⁄8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam. Price realised HKD 600,000 (Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000). © Christie's 2021 Each dish is enamelled to the interior with a central medallion enclosing five bats in flight on a key-fret ground facing a stylised shou roundel, all below a band of kui-dragons separated by shou characters just below... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2021

A Longquan celadon dish and tripod incense burner, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 8. A Longquan celadon dish and tripod incense burner, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Dish 28.5 cm, 11¼ in.; Incense burner 26 cm, 10¼ in. Lot sold: 2,520 EUR (Estimate: 2,000 - 4,000 EUR). © Sotheby's.  Property from an old European collection.  Sotheby's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 8 December 2021
05 décembre 2021

A rare Henan Donggou sky-blue glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 2816. A rare Henan Donggou sky-blue glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam., box. Price realised HKD 937,500 (Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000). © Christie's 2021 The dish is covered overall with a crackled, intense azure-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the mouth rim and an area on the underside. The foot is unglazed, revealing the pale grey body. Christie's. The Songde Tang Collection - Song Dynasty Ceramics, Hong Kong, 3... [Lire la suite]

03 décembre 2021

An exceptionally large and very rare Imperial cloisonné enamel dish, Wanli enamelled six-character mark and of the period (1573-

Lot 20. An exceptionally large and very rare Imperial cloisonné enamel dish, Wanli enamelled six-character mark and of the period (1573-1620); 57cm (22 3/8in) diam. Sold for HK$ 5,752,500 (€ 653,648) (Estimate HKD3,500,000 - HKD4,500,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The interior brightly and boldly decorated in multi-coloured enamels with two five-clawed dragons confronted within a field of scattered flower sprigs, encircled by a ruyi-head band and multi-coloured lotus scrolls with attendant buds... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2021

A small Chinese "Tixi" lacquer dish, Possibly Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 226. A small Chinese "Tixi" lacquer dish, Possibly Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Dia: 5 in. Sold for $2,520 (Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500). © FREEMAN’S 2021  Of circular form, deeply carved through black and red lacquer layers with five ruyi or "sword pommel"-shaped cloud scrolls enclosing a five-lobed "florette' in the center, the exterior carved with continuous foliate scroll. Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2021

A purple-splashed 'Jun' dish, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366)

Lot 195. A purple-splashed 'Jun' dish, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366). Diameter 7⅜ in., 18.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 27,720 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the shallow rounded sides gently rising to an everted rim, covered in a glossy unctuous sky-blue glaze thinning to beige at the rim and splashed irregularly with vivid accents of purple-red, the underside similarly glazed, the recessed base studded with five spur marks and surrounded by a short glazed circular foot.... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2021

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 82. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 13 in., 33 cDiameter 7¼ in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the shallow sides rising to a straight lipped rim, the center deftly carved with a large lotus bloom and leaf amidst fluid scrolls, all under a vibrant olive-green glaze save for the footring. Property from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]