14 mai 2022

A small Longquan celadon-glazed 'tobi seiji' jar and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

  Lot 40. A small Longquan celadon-glazed 'tobi seiji' jar and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Height 7.5 cm, 3 in. Lot sold 6,300 GBP (Estimate : 6,000 - 8,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of Baron George de Menasce. Spink & Son, London. Collection of the Principal Sture Nydell (1891-1986) and his wife, Valborg Nydell (1905-2003). Exhibited: The George de Menasce Collection, Spink & Son, London, 1971, cat. no. 65. Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]

12 mai 2022

A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 8. A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 20.7 cm, 8⅛ in. Lot sold 37,800 GBP (Estimate : 15,000 - 25,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022
12 mai 2022

A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

  Lot 3. A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 20.5 cm, 8 in. Lot sold 40,320 GBP (Estimate : 15,000 - 25,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022
21 avril 2022

Christie's announces “Celestial Brilliance – The Wang Xing Lou Collection Of Imperial Qing Dynasty Porcelain”

© Christie's Images Ltd. 2022. HONG KONG - Christie’s is honoured to present “Celestial Brilliance: The Wang Xing Lou Collection of Imperial Qing Dynasty Porcelain”, a stand-alone sale to be held on 30 May 2022, offering an exquisite selection of 28 lots of Imperial porcelain from three of the most prominent reigns of the Qing Dynasty. The collector, with his exquisite eye for detail and an insatiable thirst for beautiful objects, amassed a very comprehensive collection of Imperial Qing ceramics dating to the reign of the... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2022

A large straw-glazed jar and cover, Tang dynasty

Lot 646. A large straw-glazed jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); Height overall 12⅛ in., 30.8 cm; wood stand. Lot sold: 7,560 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a New York Private Collection. The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C122c82. Provenance: Private Collection, acquired prior to 1997, and thence by descent. Sotheby's. China / 5000... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2022

A rare and impressive large white-glazed jar and cover, Sui dynasty

  Lot 305. A 'Xing' brush washer, Sui-early Tang dynasty (589-907). Height 13⅛ in., 33.5 cm. Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 USD. © Sothebys. Property from an American Private Collection. Provenance: English Noble Collection. Sotheby's London, 16th June 1998, lot 217.  Note: Large and impressive white-glazed jars from the Sui dynasty (581-618), as beautifully glazed and shaped as this piece, are rare. Wares of this type are testimony to an important achievement... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2022

A small Longquan celadon jar and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 1083. A small Longquan celadon jar and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 5 3⁄8 in. (13.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 – USD 12,000. © Christie's 2022 The jar is carved with slender, vertical, rib-like petals which are repeated on the domed section of the leaf-form cover with stem finial. The jar and cover are covered in a lustrous, sea-green glaze. Provenance: Christie's New York, 3 June 1993, lot 206. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022
08 mars 2022

An amber-glazed pottery jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 93. An amber-glazed pottery jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 8¾ in., 22.1 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,024 USD. © Sothebys.  Provenance: Sotheby's London, 24th November 1964, lot 52. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. T.5.9. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022
17 février 2022

Louis XV silver-mounted Japanese Imari from the Collection of Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza sold at Christie's 2019

Lot 120. A Louis XV silver-mounted Japanese Imari écuelle, cover and associated stand, the silver mounts Paris, 1726-1732, the porcelain Edo period; the stand 8 ¾ in. (22.5 cm.) diam. Price Realised GBP 7,500 (Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000). © Christie's 2022 The écuelle and cover with gadrooned mounts, the bowl applied with two leaf-capped scroll handles, the cover with fruiting finial, the stand with reeded border, the cover restored, the handle, cover and finial with... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2022

A Louis XV silver-mounted Japanese Imari jar and cover, the silver mounts Paris, 1717-1722, the porcelain Edo period

Lot 43. A Louis XV silver-mounted Japanese Imari jar and cover, the silver mounts Paris, 1717-1722, the porcelain Edo period; 4 1⁄4 in. (10.8 cm.) high. Price Realised GBP 3,750 (Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500). © Christie's 2022 Tapering cylindrical, the detachable cover with gadrooned rim, the cover with foliage strapwork engraved finial, the rim and finial with décharge of Étienne de Bouges, Charles Yvon, Armand Pillavoine and Charles Cordier. From the Collection of... [Lire la suite]