03 octobre 2021

A rare and large 'Ding' vase with an inscribed 'guan' mark, Five Dynasties - Northern Song dynasty, 10th century

  Lot 190. A rare and large 'Ding' vase with an inscribed 'guan' mark, Five Dynasties - Northern Song dynasty, 10th century. Height 16⅛ in., 41 cm. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 USD. Lot sold: 504,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of elegant and voluminous proportions, the meiping-form body rising from a narrow base and sweeping to high rounded shoulders, surmounted by a tall waisted neck and flaring into a conical dish-shaped mouth with a short galleried rim, all... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2021

A white-glazed vase, yuhuchunping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 2012. A white-glazed vase, yuhuchunping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 37.7 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 69,300 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body tapering to a tall slender neck and a flared rim, applied with a transparent ivory-tinged glaze, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the pale buff body The dating is consistent with the results of the thermoluminescence (TL) test of Oxford Authentication Ltd, no. 866h38. Sotheby's. Eclectic, Hong... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2021

A small Longquan celadon vase, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1271)

Lot 3227. A Longquan celadon vase, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1271); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price Realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Christie's. Pavilion Online – Chinese Art, 27 May-11 June 2021
31 mai 2021

A rare ormolu-mounted Longquan celadon vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 473. A rare ormolu-mounted Longquan celadon vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); overall 49.5 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold: 75,600HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Alberto Pinto.Christie's Paris, 12th-14th September 2017, lot 885. Note: A larger vase of this type in the Palace Museum, Beijing, is illustrated in Longquan qingci [Longquan celadon], Beijing, 1966, pl. 41; and vases also with their mouths reduced, in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, are... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2021

An unusual yellow-ground famille-rose vase, Shendetang hall mark, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 3637. An unusual yellow-ground famille-rose vase, Shendetang hall mark, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 31 cm. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold: 2,142,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the finely potted globular body rising to a slender cylindrical neck with a gilded mouthrim, decorated around the exterior with scattered sprays of pink prunus blossoms and green bamboo, all reserved on a bright lemon-yellow ground, the interior and the base covered in a turquoise glaze, the recessed base... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2021

A Jizhou Iron-Spot Decorated Vase, Meiping, Southern Song Dynasty, 1127-1279

Lot 3104. A Jizhou Iron-Spot Decorated Vase, Meiping, Southern Song Dynasty, 1127-1279. H 17.2cm. Estimate HKD 150,000 - 250,000 (USD 19,231 - 32,051). Sold Price: HKD 1,200,000 (USD 153,846). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : Sotheby's London, 13 July 2005, lot 1392. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, no. SO387. Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021

12 avril 2021

A copper-red-glazed 'Langyao' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 138. A copper-red-glazed 'Langyao' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 14 ¼ in., 36 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the slender baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and everted mouth, covered in a deep copper-red glaze draining to white at the rim, suffused with a network of fine craquelure throughout, the interior and underside of the base covered with a crackled celadon-tinged... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2021

An iron-brown-decorated teadust-glazed vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 108. An iron-brown-decorated teadust-glazed vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Height 7 ¾ in., 19.7 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,048 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the slightly compressed globular body rising from a recessed base to a short neck set with a flange below the lipped rim, freely painted around the shoulder in iron-oxide with two abstract designs of flower sprays, reserved on a speckled teadust-brown glaze save for the foot ring to... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2021

A russet-painted black-glazed vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 106. A russet-painted black-glazed vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 9 ⅜ in., 23.9 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,040 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of ovoid form, the well rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a short neck set with a flange below the lipped rim, freely painted around the body with russet brushstrokes forming stylized abstract foliate motifs, all against a glossy black glaze stopping above the foot to reveal... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2021

A carved Cizhou brown-glazed buff stoneware vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 92. A carved Cizhou brown-glazed buff stoneware vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368); 9 1/4in (23.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 12,000 - 18,000 (€ 10,000 - 15,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The pear-shaped vase with a waisted neck and everted roll rim, all under a brown glaze that is carved and reserve-decorated to reveal the pale buff body beneath in a wide band with scrolling leafy foliage below a similar smaller band, the glaze stopping above the unglazed foot and base. Note: For a similar though... [Lire la suite]