18 octobre 2021

A small Chinese Yaozhou celadon molded brush washer, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3. A small Chinese Yaozhou celadon molded brush washer, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). D: 3 1/2 in. Sold for $1,890 (Estimated at $1,500 - $2,000). © FREEMAN’S 2021  The interior decorated with stylized lotus flowers and scrollwork, with flared, everted rim, olive-green glaze; underside of footring unglazed; elegant carved hardwood stand; cloth box.  Property from a US private collection. Exhibited: Morristown, New Jersey, Morris Museum, "Harmony in Clay: The Elegance and... [Lire la suite]

05 octobre 2021

A carved Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 833. A carved Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate: USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is finely potted with rounded sides rising to a lipped rim. The interior is carved with a scrolling stem bearing a lotus blossom, a large leaf and another flower. The bowl is covered inside and out with a glaze of olive-green tone, except for the base of the foot ring which shows the... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2021

A large Yaozhou celadon carved bowl and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

  Lot 5087. A large Yaozhou celadon carved bowl and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126); 16,7 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 151,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P120h77. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
09 juillet 2021

A Yaozhou celadon carved 'floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 5024. A Yaozhou celadon carved 'floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); d. 21.5 cm, with Japanese wood box. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold: 94,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired in Japan, 1990s, by repute. Note: Another closely related Yaozhou carved celadon bowl from the same collection was sold in these rooms, 18th December 2020, lot 1010.   A Yaozhou celadon carved 'Floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); d. 21.5 cm. Estimate: 150,000 -... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2021

A Yaozhou celadon carved 'floral' ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 5013. A Yaozhou celadon carved 'floral' ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); h. 24.7 cm, with Japanese wood box. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 60,480 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., P120g3. Provenance: Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, 2011. Note: Another Yaozhou ewer of this form was sold in our London rooms, 10th May 2017, lot 191.  Lot 191. A 'Yaozhou'... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2021

A Yaozhou celadon tripod censer, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 465. A Yaozhou celadon tripod censer, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 7.5 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold: 44,100 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Claire & Francis Heritage Lane Collection. Provenance: Feng Wen Tang collection, 1990s.  Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

28 mai 2021

Five dynasties ceramics sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

Lot 462. A rare Yaozhou celadon lobed dish, Five dynasties (907-960); 14.3 cm. Estimate: 26,000 - 46,000 HKD. Lot sold: 81,900 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Mr and Mrs Ronnie C.C. Tsao. Sotheby's New York, 17th September 2016, lot 1155. Lot 476. A Yue celadon washer, Five dynasties (907-960); the base inscribed with da (large), 15 cm. Estimate: 80,000 -... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2021

A large moulded Yaozhou celadon incense burner, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 41. A large moulded Yaozhou celadon incense burner, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); mouth d. 19.6 cm. Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold: 2,772,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. sturdily potted and decorated around the compressed globular body with foliate scrolls alternating with mythical beast masks suspending fixed rings, each of the splayed legs further rendered with a mythical beast mask, all below plantain blades and keyfret borders encircling the constricted neck and shoulder. ... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2021

A carved Yaozhou celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234)

Lot 707. A carved Yaozhou celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234); 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Unsold. © Christie's 2021 The body flares widely to the shallow, upright sides that rise to a lipped rim, and the interior is well-carved with a scrolling stem bearing a large lotus blossom and leaf within a line border. The bowl is covered overall with a glaze of yellowish-green tone.  Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 18... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2021

A carved Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234)

Lot 706. A carved Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234); 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's 2021 The bowl has rounded sides which rise to an everted, lipped rim, and is carved in the interior with a six-petaled flower on a foliate stem surrounded by combed waves. The bowl is covered with a translucent, olive-green glaze, and has a brown wash on the base.  Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]