20 septembre 2016

A Ding ewer and two Ding small cups, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 99. A Ding ewer and two Ding small cups, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 400,000 (USD 33,666 - USD 51,794). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The ewer is potted with an ovoid body supported on a short foot rising to an incurved rim forming a small opening. The shoulder is applied with a gently curved spout, surmounted by an arched handle with incised criss-cross lines terminating at a ruyi-head on one end and three flower stalks on the other, the ewer fitted with a... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2016

A celadon-glazed ewer, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 91. A celadon-glazed ewer, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,179 - USD 7,769). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Collection of Frizt Low-Beer (1906-1976)The Carl Kempe Collection, no. y71, acquired prior to 1964Sold at Sotheby's London, 14 May 2008, lot 203. Literature: Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 52.Thomas Dexel, Fruhe Keramik in... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2016

Sakamoto Gorō single-owner sale achieves $2.5 million, 100% sold

A Magnificent Sancai-Glazed Ewer, Tang Dynasty. Estimate: $500,000 - 700,000. Sold for: $874,000 (£656,304). Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Week at Sotheby’s New York began with the white-glove sale of ‘Chinese Art Through the Eye of Sakamoto Gorō: Early Chinese Art.’ Totaling $2,501,500, far above the pre-sale estimate of $1.3/1.9 million, bidders in the room, on the telephone, and online chased works of art collected and revered by the celebrated Asian Art dealer and collector, Sakamoto Gorō... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2016

A small Chinese 'Cizhou' ribbed black glazed ewer, Jin dynasty (1115–1234)

Lot 423. A small Chinese 'Cizhou' ribbed black glazed ewer, Jin dynasty (1115–1234). Estimate $1,500-2,500. Photo Freemans. with linear incised strap handle and out turned spout, covered in a black glaze with golden lines, foot unglazed. H: 4 1/2 in., 11.5 cm Provenance: Property from the S. Jung collection, Wilmington, Delaware Acquired from Dragon House Antiques, San Francisco Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
26 août 2016

A miniature black-glazed ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 712. A miniature black-glazed ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The ewer is delicately potted with irregular fluted sides applied with a short spout, rising to a narrow waisted neck and flaring widely to an everted rim that is flanked by a high arched handle. It is covered with a slightly mottled dark brown glaze thinning to russet at the rim and falling in an irregular line above the unglazed foot. The raised ridges of the lobed sides are... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

A small brown-glazed ewer, Tang Dynasty-Five Dynasties

Lot 110. A small brown-glazed ewer, Tang Dynasty-Five Dynasties. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the globular body rising from a splayed foot to a compressed neck and flaring rim, set to one side with a short spout and to the other with a double-stranded loop handle, covered overall with a mottled dark-brown glaze stopping irregularly above the foot to reveal the buff stoneware body. Height 4 5/8  in., 11.7 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2016

A white 'Xing'-type stoneware ewer, Five dynasties, 10th century

Lot 103. A white 'Xing'-type stoneware ewer, Five dynasties, 10th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's well potted, the ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a narrow trumpet neck and flared rim, set to one side with a tied triple-stranded strap handle and to the other with a short tapered spout, covered overall with a translucent glaze of creamy white pooling to a pale bluish tone, stopping unevenly above the unglazed foot to reveal the white body - Height 8 in., 20.5 cm ... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2016

Blue and white porcelain ewer, China, late Chongzheng-early Shunzi period, 1628 - 1661

Lot 1072. Blue and white porcelain ewer, China, late Chongzheng-early Shunzi period, 1628 - 1661. Photo Hampel Height: 34.0 cm. Underglaze blue paintings of tulips, four cartouches of landscape and other floral decor on neck and handle. Estimate € 7.800 - 8.400Literature: Compare for similar exemplar: Gordon Lang, The Wrest ling Boys: An Exhibition of Chinese and Japanese Ceramics from the 16th to the 18th Century in the Collec tion at Burghley House, Lincolnshire 1983, Nr. 148. ... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2016

A magnificent sancai-glazed ewer, Tang dynasty

Lot 6. A magnificent sancai-glazed ewer, Tang dynasty. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's finely potted, the ovoid body rising from a widely splayed foot to a double-waisted neck and tall cylindrical cupped mouth secured to the shoulder by a rope-twist handle, the body applied with crisply molded elements of quatrefoil leaf panels separated by florets, trefoil floral sprigs and festooned flower heads, all below a band of three incised grooves at the shoulder with four further trefoil... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2016

An exceptional Longquan celadon ewer, Ming dynasty, early 15th century1

Lot 3128. An exceptional Longquan celadon ewer, Ming dynasty, early 15th century. Estimate 3,000,000 — 4,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,380,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's the well balanced pear-shaped body rising from a straight foot to a slender neck and an everted mouth rim, set on one side with a tall curved tubular spout joined to the neck by a moulded cloud-shaped strut, opposite an arched strap handle, all beneath a glossy and unctuous celadon glaze pooling below the belly and near the... [Lire la suite]