14 janvier 2020

A rare small Yaozhou celadon carved ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1170. A rare small Yaozhou celadon carved ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) across. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 135,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The upright sides of the cylindrical body are well carved with two peony sprays below a band of overlapping petals on the canted shoulder that radiate from the base of the small mouth which is flanked by a short spout on one side and a looped, strap handle on the other. The vessel is covered... [Lire la suite]

14 janvier 2020

An unusual large Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1168. An unusual large Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 8¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl has deep, widely flared sides that rise to an upright rim and is molded in the interior with two ducks, a winged mythical creature and a lotus plant amidst the rippling waves of a pond. The bowl is covered with a glaze of olive-green color that also covers the base. ... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2019

A small Yaozhou celadon carved saucer dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 1273. A small Yaozhou celadon carved saucer dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The dish has shallow rounded sides and is carved in the interior with a whorl motif formed by overlapping waves detailed with rouletting, all under a slightly greyish-green glaze that continues onto the flat base and ends at the edge of a broad unglazed circle that surrounds the small, glazed... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2019

A Yaozhou celadon conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 102. A Yaozhou celadon conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 73⁄4 in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 2,400 - USD 3,500. Price Realised: USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The deep, slightly rounded conical sides that rise to a slightly flared lipped rim are applied on the interior with five slender ribs of slip that define five petals, and the bowl is covered inside and out with an olive-green glaze that thins over the ribs. Christie's. The Art of... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2019

A mouded Yaozhou celadon 'chryanthemum' bowl, Northern Song–Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 303. A mouded Yaozhou celadon 'chryanthemum' bowl, Northern Song–Jin dynasty (960-1234); 13.5 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 40,000 HKD (5,110 USD). © Sotheby's. moulded on the interior with chrysanthemum scrolls, the exterior incised with radiating lines.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019
01 décembre 2019

A mouded Yaozhou celadon ewer, Northern Song–Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 305. A mouded Yaozhou celadon ewer, Northern Song–Jin dynasty (960-1234); 14.5 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000. Lot Sold 137,500HKD (17,566 USD). © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a splayed foot to a cylindrical neck, set with a long curved spout opposite a strap handle, the body divided into five lobes, each lobe moulded in high relief with either a seated figure or two boys at play.  Note: The present ewer is highly unusual for its... [Lire la suite]

30 novembre 2019

A large moulded Yaozhou celadon 'peony' bowl, Northern Song – Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 412. A large moulded Yaozhou celadon 'peony' bowl, Northern Song – Jin dynasty (960-1234); 21 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD (31,938 USD). © Sotheby's. of conical form, moulded on the interior with a large leafy peony spray, surrounded by a cash diaper border. Provenance: S. Marchant & Sons, London (label). Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2019

A superb and rare Yaozhou celadon 'peony' box and cover, Northern song – Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 700. A superb and rare Yaozhou celadon 'peony' box and cover, Northern song – Jin dynasty (960-1234); 13.2 cm, 5 1/4  in.. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 750,000  HKD (95,813 USD). © Sotheby's. probably a chess box, swiftly incised around the exterior with nine cash coins between rows of small impressed florets, the slightly domed top carved with a large bloom borne on a curling stem and wreathed by undulating foliage.  ... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2019

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art sales to take place on 28-29 November

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s will present two sales of Chinese Works of Art at its Hong Kong Gallery this November: Ceramics and Jades from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee (28 November) and Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection (28-29 November). All works will be exhibited for public viewing from 22 – 27 November 2019.SALE HIGHLIGHTSCERAMICS AND JADES FROM THE COLLECTION OF SIR QUO-WEI LEE | 28 NovemberFollowing the success of the past two editions in 2018 and 2019, highlights of... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2019

A carved Yaozhou celadon bowl and a Yaozhou dish and a carved celadon-glazed dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 8. A carved Yaozhou celadon bowl and a Yaozhou dish and a carved celadon-glazed dish, Song dynasty (960-1279). The largest 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,425 - USD 10,280). Price realised GBP 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The conical bowl is decorated with a freely carved design of stylised peony stems, their curly leaves enhanced with a combed decoration, covered all over with a crackle-suffused glaze of olive-green tone that stops in a neat line above the... [Lire la suite]