07 décembre 2019

A black-glazed russet-painted jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 424. A black-glazed russet-painted jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 21 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate HKD  40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a countersunk base to a short neck centred with a flange below the lipped rim, painted with two phoenix in flight. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019

26 novembre 2019

A Longquan celadon jar, guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 82. A Longquan celadon jar, guan, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 27 cm, 10 5/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 47,500 HKD (6,066 USD). © Sotheby's. sturdily potted and rising to a broad rounded shoulder, the exterior carved with an upper frieze enclosing floral scrolls above an upright lappet border. Sotheby's. Ceramics and Jades from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019  
11 novembre 2019

A blue and white jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 325. A blue and white jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Height 25 cm, 9⅞ in. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. painted to the ovoid body with interlaced ruyi heads suspending stylised lotus flowers alternating with bajixiang ('Eight Buddhist Emblems') hanging from the beaded tassels, all above a band enclosing mythical horses galloping among vivid turbulent wave, the neck collared with stylised foliage, the... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2019

A blue and white jar, guan, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 1560. A blue and white jar, guan, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 33.9cm., 13 3/8 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 271,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of baluster form with high rounded shoulders rising to a waisted neck, painted around the sides in vivid tones of cobalt-blue with a landscape scene depicting a gathering of Immortals carrying their respective auspicious emblems and attendants, and including Shoulao seated with his deer and with... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2019

A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 713. A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The vessel is decorated with a continuous landscape scene of scholars and attendants enjoying leisurely activities amidst bamboo, between ruyi-shaped panels containing the Eight Buddhist Emblems on the shoulder and a band of lappets above the foot. The decoration is outlined in raised slip and picked out in pale... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A russet-painted black-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 723. A russet-painted black-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot Sold 6,875 USD. © Sotheby's. of ovoid form, the well rounded sides rising to a short neck set with a flange below the lipped rim, the body freely painted in amber-ocher tones with stylized foliate motifs all against a glossy black glaze, stopping neatly at the unglazed foot ring, the recessed base black-glazed. Provenance: Collection of Russell... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2019

A black-glazed 'oil-spot' jar, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1025. A black-glazed 'oil-spot' jar, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Of globular form, the jar is covered with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze and decorated with irregular rows of silvery splashes. The interior covered with a thin brown glaze, and the lower body and broad foot are left unglazed to show the fine-grained ware. George de Menasce (1890-1967) Collection, no. 475.Spink & Son Ltd., London, 5 May... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2019

A large sgraffiato brown-glazed 'Cizhou' jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 756. A large sgraffiato brown-glazed 'Cizhou' jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Height 19 1/2 in., 49.5 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the sturdily potted body of ovoid form, the rounded shoulders tapering to a wide rolled-lipped rim, covered overall with a rich burnt-umber brown glaze deftly carved through to the buff ground with two bands of luxuriantly scrolling leafy foliage reserved between line borders, the neck and base unglazed.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 11 Sep 2019 ... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2019

Tang dynasty Ceramics from a Japanese Private Collection at Sotheby's New York, 11 September 2019

Lot 526. A rare and large straw-glazed pottery amphora, Early Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 19 1/2  in., 49.6 cm. Estimate USD 40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. elegantly potted, the slightly splayed foot swelling to high, rounded shoulders surmounted by a tall waisted neck molded with four raised rings and an everted galleried rim applied on each side with a molded florette, further florettes applied to the shoulder, surmounted by two curved... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2019

Tang dynasty Ceramics at Sotheby's New York, 11 september 2019

Lot 687.  A blue-splashed pottery jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of slightly compressed ovoid form, the rounded sides tapering to a short splayed foot, and rising to an everted rolled rim, the buff pinkish body covered by a thin layer of white slip around the neck and sides, flecked with irregular splashes of vibrant cobalt blue glaze cascading in painterly drips from the rim, beneath a pale straw glaze... [Lire la suite]