11 juillet 2019

A 'sancai'-glazed pottery inkstone and washer, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 100. A 'sancai'-glazed pottery inkstone and washer, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Length of inkstone 7 in., 17.8 cm; Length of washer 5 1/2  in., 14 cm. Estimate 9,000 — 12,000 USD.  Lot sold 27,500  USD. ©  Sotheby's the inkstone of rectangular form, the long sides with striding dragons, the back with an open window flanked by trellis and the front molded as the face of an open-mouthed demon, the top with an unglazed grinding area declining to a shallow... [Lire la suite]

05 juin 2019

A Longquan celadon washer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) and a Longquan celadon 'Fish' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 320. A Longquan celadon washer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) and a Longquan celadon 'Fish' dish, Song dynasty (960-1279); 11.4 and 12.9 cm, 4 1/2  and 5 1/8  in. Estimate 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 47,500  HKD. © Sotheby's. the washer with everted sides moulded in the form of cane segments; the dish with addorsed carps. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 7th May 2002 (dish) and 5th June... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2019

A superb 'Kinuta' Longquan celadon washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1742. A superb 'Kinuta' Longquan celadon washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The washer is finely potted with an angular profile rising from the short foot to a slightly everted rim, and is covered overall with an unctuous glaze of even bluish-green tone with the exception of the foot ring that is fired orange. Note: The ethereal sky-blue color and extraordinarily tactile, almost silken,... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2019

A rare spinach jade washer, Carved mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2723. A rare spinach jade washer, Carved mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); width across handles 24.5 cm., 9 3/4 in. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,180,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the short rounded sides finely carved in low-relief with a band of two pairs of addorsed archaistic kui dragons, flanked by a pair of dragonfly-form handles with their outspread wings resting on the mouthrim and their bodies suspending loose ring handles, all above... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A peachbloom-glazed washer, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 407. A peachbloom-glazed washer, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 11.9 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. with rounded sides incurved at the mouth and supported on a low tapered foot, the exterior covered in a mottled peachbloom glaze. Note: The following group of furniture and works of art were assembled in Shanghai by the parents of the present owner and brought over to Hong Kong during the 1950s when the family moved to the city. ... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2018

An outstanding peachbloom-glazed washer, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 120. An outstanding peachbloom-glazed washer, mark and period  of Kangxi (1662-1722); 19.5 cm, 7 5/8  in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD (15,288 - 19,110 USD). Lot Sold 2,250,000 HKD (287,010 USD). Photo: Sotheby's.  delicately potted with low rounded sides incurved at the mouth and supported on a low tapering foot, the exterior covered with the quintessential 'peachbloom' glaze of brilliant crimson tone with an attractive mottling of lighter... [Lire la suite]

29 mai 2018

A rare Qingbai washer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 370. A rare Qingbai washer, Song dynasty (960-1279); 10.2 cm, 4 in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. raised on three scrolling feet, divided into four segments and set with a pair of mock handles on the exterior, covered overall save for the base in a blue-tinged translucent glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM  
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08 avril 2018

A small 'Guan'-type washer, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2913. A small 'Guan'-type washer, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 6.7 cm., 2 5/8 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 259,500 HKD (21,083 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's 2008. of small squat globular form supported on a slightly tapered foot, covered overall in a thick, creamy grey glaze with a dispersed, light golden crackle, the footring with a dark brown slip, the base inscribed with the four-character seal mark in underglaze-blue Sotheby's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2018

A small Ge-type washer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 717. A small Ge-type washer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 3 ½ in. (8.8 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  Of shallow square form, the washer is covered in a thick greyish-cream glaze suffused with a network of 'iron' crackle interspersed with light brown crackles. Note: Ge ware, along with Guan, Ru, Ding and Jun, comprise the ‘Five Great Wares of the Song Dynasty’. The problems of... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2018

A Longquan celadon washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 529. A Longquan celadon washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The washer has slightly rounded sides that flare from the low, tapering foot to the lipped rim, and is covered overall with an even glaze of attractive sea-green tone, except for the foot ring which is burnt slightly orange in the firing, Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics - The... [Lire la suite]