05 octobre 2018

A superbly carved and rare lobed agate bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi–Yongzheng period (1662-1735)

Lot 3605. A superbly carved and rare lobed agate bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi–Yongzheng period (1662-1735); 18.5 cm, 7 1/4  in. Estimate: 800,000-1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,250,000 HKD (159,450 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the luminous stone with natural swirls and ripples of scarlet red and yellow on a translucent ground, exquisitely carved with shallow rounded sides elegantly rising from a short foot to a rim divided into eight lobes meticulously accentuated with subtle yet defined ridges and... [Lire la suite]

31 juillet 2018

A ‘Ding’ persimmon-glazed lobed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 105. A ‘Ding’ persimmon-glazed lobed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 6 5/8  in., 17 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 81,250USD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted of wide conical form, the gently rounded sides flaring up from the short, slightly splayed footrim to the elegant hexalobed rim, evenly covered with a lustrous russet-brown glaze, the glazed on the interior transforming to a darker brown in a narrow section below the drained rim, repeated on the... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2018

A pair of 'Qingbai' lobed bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 476A. A pair of 'Qingbai' lobed bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13.5cm, 5 3/8 in. Estimate 600 — 800 GBP. Lot Sold 6,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 each finely potted body with six-lobed flaring sides rising from a short straight foot, covered overall in a transparent ice-blue glaze. Quantity: 2. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 558. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2017

Lobed Bowl, Ming dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1620), Late 16th - early 17th century

Lobed Bowl, Ming dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1620), Late 16th - early 17th century. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue decoration, 4 5/8 × 9 1/4 inches (11.7 × 23.5 cm). 4 5/8 × 9 1/4 inches (11.7 × 23.5 cm); Purchased with Museum funds, 1949; 1949-25-9 © 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art.
20 juillet 2017

A fine and rare 'Ding' lobed bowl, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 258. A fine and rare 'Ding' lobed bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 20cm., 7 7/8 in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Lot sold 636,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the six gently curved lobes rising from a short tapering foot to an indented everted rim, finely and freely carved and combed to the interior with a medallion enclosing a leafy lotus spray, encircled in each lobe with alternating leafy lotus sprays and swimming ducks all among waves, covered overall with a clear ivory glaze... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2017

Lobed bowl with lotus petals, birds, animals, and floral scrolls, early or mid-Tang dynasty, late 7th–early 8th century

Lobed bowl with lotus petals, birds, animals, and floral scrolls, China, Shaanxi province, probably Xi’an, early or mid-Tang dynasty, late 7th–early 8th century. Hammered silver with repoussé, chased, and ring-punched decoration and mercury gilding. Purchase, Freer Gallery of Art, F1931.8  © 2017 Smithsonian Institution This is one of the finest silver objects from the Tang dynasty now in the Freer collection. With fourteen lotus petals in relief and a richly gilded surface, this bowl was... [Lire la suite]

15 mai 2017

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed lobed bowl, Song – Yuan dynasty 

Lot 389. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed lobed bowl, Song – Yuan dynasty, 9.4 cm, 3 3/4  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with the fluted sides rising from a straight foot, covered overall with a greyish-green glaze, save for the footring left unglazed revealing the buff-coloured stoneware body Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017, 02:00 PM    
31 janvier 2017

Lobed Bowl (Wan), China, Northern Song dynasty, 960-1127

Lobed Bowl (Wan), China, Northern Song dynasty, 960-1127, Ding ware, wheel-thrown stoneware with transparent glaze and metal rim. Height: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); Diameter: 8 in. (20.32 cm). Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Nasli M. Heeramaneck (M.73.48.108). Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA Bibliography: Kuwayama, George.  Chinese Ceramics:  The Heeramaneck Collection.  Los Angeles:  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1973.
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21 août 2016

A blue and white lobed bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 853. A blue and white lobed bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The exterior is decorated with ladies and boys at play in a garden setting, all above a band of molded petals enclosing flowers, the interior with a central medallion containing three boys at play. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Provenance: Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York. The... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2016

A 'Ding' lobed bowl, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 621. A 'Ding' lobed bowl, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 60,000 — 90,000 HKD (6,867 - 10,301 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.  the circular bowl with flaring sides rising from a short foot to a rim divided into six lobes by small pinched notches extending to long vertical grooves onto the interior, covered overall save for the rim with an ivory-tinged glaze; 18.2 cm, 7 1/8  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 juin 2016, 02:00 PM
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