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

23 mai 2021

A blue and white incense burner, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 333. A blue and white incense burner, Ming dynasty, 16th century; Japanese wood box, d. 20.7 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 52,920 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 26 May 2021
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06 mai 2021

A large moulded Yaozhou celadon incense burner, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 41. A large moulded Yaozhou celadon incense burner, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); mouth d. 19.6 cm. Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold: 2,772,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. sturdily potted and decorated around the compressed globular body with foliate scrolls alternating with mythical beast masks suspending fixed rings, each of the splayed legs further rendered with a mythical beast mask, all below plantain blades and keyfret borders encircling the constricted neck and shoulder. ... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2021

A large cloisonné enamel incense burner, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 3664. A large cloisonné enamel incense burner, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 22.6 cm. Estimate: 260,000 - 320,000 HKD. Lot sold: 277,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. resting on three gilt-bronze feet rendered with cloud scrolls echoed on the handles, the exterior enamelled with leafy scrolls issuing lotus blooms of various sizes, the interior of the flaring rim with a frieze depicting clusters of grapes, the underside with a double vajra centred with a yinyang symbol... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2020

A Longquan celadon incense burner, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 385. A Longquan celadon incense burner, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); w. 10.7 cm, 4¼ in. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 151,200 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Y.C. Chen. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020  
09 novembre 2020

A massive documentary archaistic ritual bronze incense burner, FangDing, Qianlong

Lot 207. A massive documentary archaistic ritual bronze incense burner, FangDing, Qianlong, dated by inscription to the 41st year of the reign Qianlong corresponding to 1776 and of the period;  194cm (76 1/2in) high x 43cm (17in) deep x 94cm (37in) wide. Estimate £ 40,000 - £ 60,000. Sold for £ 93,812 (€ 103,740). Courtesy Bonhams. Of rectangular form, cast on each side with a taotie mask in low relief, with stylised body and claw motifs on the sides, against the... [Lire la suite]

02 juillet 2020

Hindman's Asian Works of Art auction totals more than $1M

CHICAGO, IL.- Hindman’s June 25-26, Asian Works of Arts auction, has continued the department’s trend in achieving solid results, yet again surpassing presale estimates. Strong presale interest and competitive bidding over multiple telephone lines and online bidding platforms helped push the sale total beyond expectations, ultimately realizing $1.2M. Bidders participated from around the globe, but the most enthusiastic bidding came from mainland China where the interest in acquiring Chinese works of art remains high.While... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2019

A large Junyao incense burner, Song – Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lo 414.  A large Junyao incense burner, Song – Yuan dynasty (960-1368); w. 13.3 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate HKD 50,000 — 70,000. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. of compressed globular form with a constricted neck and everted rim, applied with a thick lavender-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim and falling short above the feet revealing the grey-coloured body . Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2019

A large Junyao incense burner, Song – Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

  Lot 315. A large Junyao incense burner, Song – Yuan dynasty (960-1368); w. 13.3 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD (63,875 USD). © Sotheby's. of compressed globular form with a constricted neck and everted rim, applied with a thick lavender-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim and falling short above the feet revealing the grey-coloured body.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2019

A blue and white incense burner, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 2. A blue and white incense burner, Qing dynasty, 19th century; h. 26.3 cm, 10 3/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot Sold 812,500 HKD (103,764 USD). © Sotheby's. of globular form, rising from three cabriole legs and surmounted by a waisted neck and galleried rim, flanked by a pair of upright curved handles, decorated around the body with scrolling lotus, below a band of keyfret extending to the side of the handles and on the rim, the legs each... [Lire la suite]