05 septembre 2021

A green-glazed incense burner, Boshan lu, and a pair of brown-glazed 'hunting scene' jars, Eastern Han dynasty

Lot 1099. A green-glazed incense burner, Boshan lu, and a pair of brown-glazed 'hunting scene' jars, Eastern Han dynasty; 23 and 35 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 20,160 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Boshan lu: Bonhams San Francisco, 25th June 2013, Lot 8177. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

19 juillet 2021

A green-glazed 'lion' incense burner, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 5088. A green-glazed 'lion' incense burner, Song dynasty (960-1279); 23.7 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 50,400 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1990s, by repute. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
13 juillet 2021

A green-glazed 'lotus' jar and cover, Vietnam, Lý dynasty (1009-1225)

5 Lot 5055. A green-glazed 'lotus' jar and cover, Vietnam, Lý dynasty (1009-1225); h. 23 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 44,100 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P121a72. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
12 juillet 2021

A green-glazed 'foreigner' flask, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)

Lot 5045. A green-glazed 'foreigner' flask, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577); 17.9 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 32,760 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
07 juillet 2021

A green-glazed incense burner and reticulated cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

  Lot 5021. A green-glazed incense burner and reticulated cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); h. 14.2 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot sold: 176,400 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Roger Keverne Ltd, London. Literature: Roger Keverne, Summer Exhibition, London, 1999, cat. no. 27. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
14 juin 2021

A rare green-glazed 'mythical beasts' lamp, Northern Qi Dynasty

Lot 476. A rare green-glazed 'mythical beasts' lamp, Northern Qi Dynasty (550–577); 19.1cm (7 1/2in) high. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Sold for £ 22,750 (€ 26,484). © Bonhams The cylindrical body rising from a spreading stepped base to an everted wide-flanged rim, the lower section of the body applied with three beasts seated above three cartouche apertures alternating with applied rosettes, the rim incised with leaf scrolls with a stepped border, covered overall with a thick green glaze. ... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2021

A Cizhou Green-Glazed ‘Floral’ Vase, Jin Dynasty, 1115-1234

Lot 3091. A Cizhou Green-Glazed ‘Floral’ Vase, Jin Dynasty, 1115-1234. H 22.2cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 500,000 (USD 38,462 - 64,103). Sold Price: HKD 648,000 (USD 83,077). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : 1. Collection of Gustaf Lindberg (1887-1961), acquired in 1930s2. Sotheby's London, 12 December 1978, lot 1513. Sotheby's London, 9 June 2004, lot 1644. A Japanese private collection5. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, purchased from Eskenazi, no.... [Lire la suite]
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