14 janvier 2022

An inscribed Cizhou green-glazed 'lion' pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 813. An inscribed Cizhou green-glazed 'lion' pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279); l. 30 cm, inscribed Japanese wood box. Lot sold: 44,100 HKD (Estimate: 50,000-70,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Provenance: Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 3 December 2021

12 janvier 2022

Tang dynasty (618-907) Ceramics sold at Sotheby's HK 3 December 2021

Lot 811. A small sancai-glazed dish, Tang dynasty (618-907); d. 13.5 cm. Lot sold: 35,280 HKD (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 Provenance: Acquired in Japan in the 1990s. Note: Another similar Tang sancai-glazed dish was sold in these rooms, 26th August 2021, lot 1073. Lot 814. A small sancai-glazed figure of a camel, Tang dynasty (618-907); h. 65.8 cm. Lot sold: 239,400 HKD (Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 The dating... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2021

A rare green-glazed tea mortar, Tang - Five dynasties (618-960)

Lot 5004. A rare green-glazed tea mortar, Tang - Five dynasties (618-960). 27 cm. Lot sold: 25,200 HKD (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 Note: In the Tang dynasty, fresh tea leaves were first steamed, then ground in a special mortar, later compressed into cakes and strung with reed or bamboo to dry. To brew the tea, the cake broken and ground into a fine powder, sifted, and boiled. A full set of gilt-silver teawares excavated from Famen... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2021

A Carved Green-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark And Period Of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

    Lot 3569. A Carved Green-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark And Period Of Yongzheng (1723-1735). D 11.3cm. Sold for HKD 336,000/USD 43,077 (Estimate HKD 150,000 - 250,000/USD 19,231 - 32,051). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The bowl is well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to flared rim. The exterior is brilliantly applied with a vibrant green glaze over an incised continuous scene depicting a pair of scaly five-clawed dragons chasing the flaming pearls... [Lire la suite]
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]