25 mai 2021

Ceramic pillows from the Dream Quest Collection at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

The Dream Quest Collection was assembled since 1990. Beginning with an interest in Cizhou ceramic pillows, the collector gradually expanded his collection to other provincial kilns. Thence, a comprehensive collection of over 100 ceramic pillows, spanning from the Tang to the Qing dynasties, of various shapes, techniques, glazes and decoration was amassed. The Dream Quest Collection of ceramic pillows is unquestionably second to the renowned Yeung Wing Tak Collection. Lot 426. An amber-glazed marbled pillow, Tang dynasty... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2019

A rare large marbled meiping, Five Dynasties-Song dynasty (907-1279)

Lot 20. A rare large marbled meiping, Five Dynasties-Song dynasty (907-1279); 46 cm, 18 1/8  in. Estimate £100,000 — 150,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the subtly waisted lower body rising to broad shoulders and a tall waisted neck with an everted rim, elegantly potted using striated and interlocking cream and dark brown coloured clays creating a radiating feathered pattern, the rim and foot covered with a creamy-white slip. Property from the Rui Xiu Lou Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2018

A rare marbled yuhuchunping, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 9. A rare marbled yuhuchunping, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 28.5cm., 11 1/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,200 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the elegant pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall flaring neck with everted rim, well-potted from marbled clays of buff and dark brown tone creating an irregular pattern of whorls in imitation of marble, covered overall with a translucent ivory coloured glaze. Note: Large marbled wares of the Song period, such as the... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2016

A marbled tripod censer, Ming dynasty

Lot 236. A marbled tripod censer, Ming dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's  the compressed globular body supported on three cabriole legs issuing from animal masks, rising to a short waisted neck and everted rim, the brown and white clay marbled to produce a design of mixed dark and light irregular swirling stripes, covered overall in a clear straw-coloured glaze stopping near the foot; 8.9 cm, 3 1/2  in. Provenance: Warren E. Cox,... [Lire la suite]
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