06 octobre 2018

A Hutian Qingbai Vase, Meiping, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3009. A Hutian Qingbai Vase, Meiping, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 32cm. Estimate HKD 250,000 - 300,000 (USD 31,905 - 38,286). Sold price HKD 967,600 (USD 123,484). © Poly Auction. Well potted with an ovoid body rising from a countersunk base to a broad rounded shoulder and surmounted by a short tapering neck and lipped mouthrim. the exterior covered in ivory-white glaze.  Provenance: A Japanese Private Collection. Poly Hong Kong. The Collection of Shu... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2018

A 'Cizhou' painted meiping, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1271-1644)

Lot 1407. A 'Cizhou' painted meiping, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1271-1644). Height 11 1/4 in., 28.5 cm. Estimate: 3,000-5,000 USD. Sold Price: 5,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. decorated with two lozenge-shaped panels, one enclosing two cranes in a landscape with a gnarled overhanging pine tree, the other containing a boy holding a floral sprig. Provenance: Collection of Mrs. Charles Porter Wilson.Warren E. Cox New York. Literature: Warren E. Cox, The book of... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2018

A 'Henan' black-glazed and russet-painted meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 225. A 'Henan' black-glazed and russet-painted meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Height 7 1/4  in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of slightly compressed form, rising from a narrow foot and dramatically sweeping outward to the angled shoulder beneath the low, ribbed neck, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze and painted at the shoulder in russet tones with two abstract soaring birds, the recessed base unglazed revealing the buff-colored body. Provenance: Acquired in Hong... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A Cizhou white glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 811. A Cizhou white glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 9 ¼ in. (23.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is stoutly potted with a rounded shoulder below a narrow neck and lipped rim, and is covered with a white slip under a clear glaze falling to the foot rim revealing the grey ware., Japanese wood box. Japanese wood box. Provenance: Mayuyama, Tokyo. Christie's. Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The Linyushanren... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 238. A  'Longquan' celadon-glazed meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279). Height 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 250,000 USD.© Sotheby's 2018. the narrow foot rising to a subtly waisted lower body then gradually broadening to a full, rounded shoulder surmounted by a narrow neck with a lipped rim, the graceful contours of the profile highlighted by horizontal ribs covering the surface, covered overall in a soft seafoam-green glaze pooling and thinning along the ribs... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A Cizhou brown glazed meiping, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 148. A Cizhou brown glazed meiping, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 9 3/4in (24.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 1,700 - 2,600). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Potted with a broad shoulder surmounted by a short waisted neck with an everted rim, the sides with horizontal ridges, all under a speckled-brown glaze stopping short of a neat groove cut just above the foot, exposing the buff-colored body..  Note: See an almost identical example sold at Sotheby's, London, 9 November 2016,... [Lire la suite]

20 août 2018

A rare Cizhou sgraffiato meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 814. A rare Cizhou sgraffiato meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12 5/8 in. (31 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The tapering body is freely carved through the creamy white slip with three pairs of peony blossoms borne on meandering stems with broad leaves, between a band of elongated petals around the foot and a band of rounded petals on the shoulder, all under a clear glaze stopping short of the deeply sunken... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2018

A rare large doucai meiping, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 345. A rare large doucai meiping, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 16¼ in. (41.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 240,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The sides well painted with a green five-clawed dragon and a mauve-bodied dancing phoenix shown amidst leafy peony meander bearing blossoms in various stages of fullness and in tones of yellow, pale aubergine, iron red and pale blue-green, between a band of petal lappets below and a... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2018

A large and unusual Fahua vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 1650. A large and unusual Fahua vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 68,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011  Robustly potted and relief-decorated with beaded chains suspending monster masks, lotus blossoms, tassels, and precious objects, all below a ruyi collar on the shoulder, and above a band of bosses and petal lappets, below rouleau, dots, ruyi, florets and bound-ruyi, around the... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2018

A fine copper-red glazed meiping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3613. A fine copper-red glazed meiping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 29.2 cm., 11 1/2  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,240,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.   robustly potted with a tapered body sweeping up to broad shoulders, all surmounted by a waisted neck and a slightly flared lipped rim, the exterior applied overall with a lustrous deep red glaze thinning at the mouth, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark. ... [Lire la suite]