27 mai 2020

An exceptionally rare Guanyao barbed pear-shaped vase, Southern Song dynasty

Lot 5026. An exceptionally rare Guanyao barbed pear-shaped vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 15.6 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Sold for 1,187,500 HKD (140,506 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body elegantly rising from a splayed stepped foot to a waisted neck and a gently flared lipped rim, the body divided into six lobes of bracket foliations, covered overall with a greyish blue-green glaze suffused with a dense network of light beige crackles, the unglazed... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2020

A rare Guanyao brushwasher, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1980. A rare Guanyao brushwasher, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Of shallow square form with four spur-marks to the glazed underside, covered overall in a thick greyish-green glaze suffused with dark stained crackles, wood stand, box. Note: Compare with a similar Song dynasty Ge-ware washer of round form from the Qing court collection... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2020

A very rare Guanyao mallow-form bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1979. A very rare Guanyao mallow-form bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5 3/4 in. (14.6cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price realised HKD 11,412,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. The thinly potted body flaring widely from the narrow ring foot before rising to the very slightly everted rim cut with six notches, covered overall with a thick opaque glaze of greyish blue-green tone suffused with dark crackle ending neatly at the foot exposing the biscuit burnt... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2020

A rare small Guanyao shallow dish, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1326. A rare small Guanyao shallow dish, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of shallow form with flared sides, covered all over in a thick glaze of greyish-blue tone suffused with a network of black crackle continuing onto the base, the foot left unglazed to expose the buff grey ware, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Private English collection.Bluett... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A rare guanyao mallow-form bowl, Southern Song-Ming dynasty (1127-1644)

Lot 616. A rare guanyao mallow-form bowl, Southern Song-Ming dynasty (1127-1644). Diameter 4 1/2 in., 11.1 cm. Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000. Lot Sold 350,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the thinly potted body with rounded sides rising from a narrow tapering foot to a flaring rim notched into six lobes, covered overall with a thick opaque glaze of grayish blue-green color, suffused with a matrix of dark gray and pale golden crackles, ending neatly at the foot revealing the dark brown body, the... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2019

A rare small Guanyao shallow dish, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1326. A rare small Guanyao shallow dish, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of shallow form with flared sides, covered all over in a thick glaze of greyish-blue tone suffused with a network of black crackle continuing onto the base, the foot left unglazed to expose the buff grey ware, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Private English collection.Bluett & Sons, London.Private... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2017

A highly important and extremely rare Ru Guanyao brush washer, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 5. A highly important and extremely rare Ru Guanyao brush washer, Northern Song dynasty, 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate on request. Lot sold for HK$294,287,500. World Auction Record for Chinese Ceramics. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly splayed foot, exquisitely veiled in a luminous and translucent bluish-green glaze suffused with a dense network of glistening ice crackles, the glaze thinning at the extremities to subtly reveal... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2017

Coupe, dynastie Yuan (1279-1368), 13e siècle

Coupe, dynastie Yuan (1279-1368), 13e siècle. H: 3,5 cm. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, MA4245. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier.
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18 juillet 2017

A very rare guanyao mallow-form bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1979. A very rare guanyao mallow-form bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5 3/4 in. (14.6cm.) diam. Estimate HK$5,000,000 - HK$6,000,000. Price Realized HK$11,412,000 ($1,476,979) © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The thinly potted body flaring widely from the narrow ring foot before rising to the very slightly everted rim cut with six notches, covered overall with a thick opaque glaze of greyish blue-green tone suffused with dark crackle ending neatly at the foot exposing the biscuit burnt... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2015

A rare and superbly potted 'Guan' cup, Southern Song dynasty

Lot 3601. A rare and superbly potted 'Guan' cup, Southern Song dynasty. Estimation 8,000,000 — 12,000,000 HKD (933,753 - 1,400,630 EUR). Lot sold 9,680,000 (1,112,774 EUR). Photo Sotheby's finely potted with deep rounded sides resting on a short tapered foot, covered overall with an unctuous creamy greyish-blue glaze with a milky-green tint and suffused with a matrix of widely-spaced dark brown crackles stopping neatly above the footring, the exterior and base finely accented with faint golden... [Lire la suite]