13 janvier 2021

A green and amber-glazed pillow, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 89. A green and amber-glazed pillow, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 16 in. (40.6 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 2,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The fan-shaped pillow is molded on one side with the character fu (blessing) on top of a recumbent ram in between two figures. The top is carved with two birds standing next to a plant. Property from the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 2010.The Lenora... [Lire la suite]

11 octobre 2019

A green and amber-glazed rabbit-form pillow and a Chengguan sancai-glazed carved ‘wave’ bean-shaped pillow

Lot 225. A green and amber-glazed rabbit-form pillow and a Chengguan sancai-glazed carved ‘wave’ bean-shaped pillow, rabbit pillow: Tang dynasty (618-907); sancai pillow: Northern Song dynasty (960-1127);  4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) long and 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) wide, box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 225,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The property of Mr. Mark Lam Provenance: Rabbit pillow: Acquired in Hong Kong, 30 May 1997. Literature:... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2018

A very rare green and amber-glazed pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907) 

Lot 1456. A very rare green and amber-glazed pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The compressed globular body with a short waisted neck, the shoulder applied with a band of six florets interrupted by the short, angled cylindrical spout and double-strap handle that terminates in a dragon head biting the mouth rim, covered all over with a bright green glaze that continues over... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2017

A green and amber-glazed rabbit-form pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 347. A green and amber-glazed rabbit-form pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907). 4⅞ in. (12.5 cm.) long, box. Estimation : HKD 40,000 - 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 30 May 1997 The property of Mr. Mark Lam. Literature: Dream Quest: The Mark Lam Collection of Chinese Ceramic Pillows, Shanghai, 2008, pl. 60 Christie's. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, oct. 4 - 11, 2017