07 avril 2021

A Kashan moulded lustre and cobalt-blue calligraphic pottery tile, Ilkhanid Iran, Late 13th-14th century

Lot 21. A Kashan moulded lustre and cobalt-blue calligraphic pottery tile, Ilkhanid Iran, Late 13th-14th century; 16 x 1 ½ x 7 ½ (40.5 x 4 x 19.5cm). without frame. Estimate: GBP 25,000 - GBP 30,000. Sold for: GBP 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Moulded with a bold cobalt-blue inscription in thuluth on dense scrolling foliate lustre ground, framed. Provenance: Kunsthaus am Museum, Van-Ham Kunstauktionen, Cologne, Auction 49a, 23 November 1971, lot 439, to current owner. Note: The... [Lire la suite]

10 décembre 2020

A Qingbai moulded ewer and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 361. A Qingbai moulded ewer and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); overall 8.2 cm, 3¼ in. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,600 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Peter and Nancy Thompson. Exhibited: From the Tang to the Qing: Chinese Ceramics from circa 618-1850 A.D. from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Peter Thompson, Hull University, Hull, 1996, cat. no. 33. Splendor of the Past: The Spirit and Form of Chinese Ceramics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2016

A small Ding moulded 'Twin-Fish' dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 3110. A small Ding moulded 'Twin-Fish' dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 350,000 (USD 33,686 - USD 45,346). Price realised HKD 562,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The interior is finely and crisply moulded with a pair of fish swimming amidst waves, all below a band of overlapping petals. It is covered inside and out with a translucent glaze pooling in areas to a deep ivory tone. The mouth is bound with a metal band, box. Christie's. Chinese... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2009

A rose-verte moulded square vase. Yongzheng period (1723-35)

A rose-verte moulded square vase. Yongzheng period (1723-35) The square tapering body moulded to each side with 'the hundred antiques', between shaped cartouches enclosing peony and chrysanthemum blooms reserved on a dense foliage ground to the spreading foot and shoulder, the flaring neck moulded with further antiques between key-fret bands. 18 in. (45.5 cm.) high. Est. £10,000 - £15,000 - Price realised £16,250 Notes: Compare a very similar vase but decorated with moulded figures which is in the Taft Museum,... [Lire la suite]
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