13 janvier 2021

A green-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later

Lot 89. A green-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later; 141⁄2 in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Of ovoid form with a tall, ringed neck flanked by the spout and double-strap handle, the ewer is surmounted by a phoenix head below the flared, cup-shaped mouth. Property from the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 2010.The Lenora and Walter F.... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2021

A green-glazed figure of a Buddhist lion, Southern Song – Jin dynasty (1127-1234)

Lot 1068. A green-glazed figure of a Buddhist lion, Southern Song – Jin dynasty (1127-1234); h. 16 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold: 302,400 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., sample no. C298j10. This powerfully modelled lion is noteworthy for the loose brocade ball skilfully enclosed within its gaping jaws. Other Song dynasty figures of lions in this pose... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2020

A green-glazed relief-decorated 'Buddhist lion' circular box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century

Lot 1026. A green-glazed relief-decorated 'Buddhist lion' circular box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century; d. 16.8 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 15,120 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Property from the collection of Cheng Huan. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
07 décembre 2020

A green-glazed globular jar, Tang dynasty (618-907)

  Lot 344. A green-glazed globular jar, Tang dynasty (618-907); w. 7.2 cm, 2¾ in.,Japanese wood box . Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
18 juin 2020

A green-glazed jar and a sancai-glazed wine cup, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1. A green-glazed jar and a sancai-glazed wine cup, Tang Dynasty (618-907);12,2 cm; 5,7 cm, 4¾ in.; 2¼ in. Estimate: 600 - 800 EUR. Lot sold 375 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. le vase de forme ronde à col resserré et ourlé; la petite coupe sur pied à bords évasés (2). Collection Particulière du Sud-Est de la France. Provenance: The vase: Noël Gallery, 122, rue de la Boétie, Paris (according to label).   Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 18 Juin 2020
06 juin 2020

A green-glazed 'dragon' dish and a yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, Daoguang marks and period (1821-1850)

Lot 3163. A green-glazed 'dragon' dish and a yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 7 and 6 ¾ in. (17.7 and 17.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each dish is decorated on the interior with a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, and on the exterior with two further dragons at a similar pursuit. On the first dish the... [Lire la suite]

01 juin 2020

A green-glazed barrel-shaped parfumier, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 302. A green-glazed barrel-shaped parfumier, Five Dynasties (907-960); 11.2 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 40,000 HKD (4,546 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. pierced with a band of rectangular openings alternating with carved almond-shaped motifs around the shoulder, all divided by horizontal fillets, the top with a circular aperture, covered overall with a thin olive-green glaze stopping at the foot revealing the unglazed base. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2020

A Safavid green-glazed pottery ewer, Iran, first half 17th century

Lot 51. A Safavid green-glazed pottery ewer, Iran, first half 17th century; 15 5/8in. (39.5cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,536 - USD 10,048). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  On short foot, the green-glazed bulbous body tapering to a narrow neck, decorated with repeated floral rosettes, later Qajar brass handle, spout and lid, the neck with repaired break, small chips to foot.  Note: This ewer covered with an opaque pale green glaze belongs to a small, distinctive group... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2020

A small green-glazed scallop-rimmed dish, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1762. A small green-glazed scallop-rimmed dish, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  With shallow rounded sides flaring towards the scalloped rim, the center incised with a five-clawed, full-face dragon leaping around a flaming pearl amidst flower sprigs, with a similar design repeated as a frieze around the sides of the interior and on... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2020

A green-glazed 'Dragon' jar, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1744. A green-glazed 'Dragon' jar, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Decorated in underglaze blue and green glaze with two dragons pursuing flaming pearls between a petal lappet border below and the bajixiang above.  Note: A jar of this pattern with Daoguang mark was included in the exhibition, Imperial... [Lire la suite]