23 mai 2021

A blue and white 'lingzhi' pouring vessel, yi, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 332. A blue and white 'lingzhi' pouring vessel, yi, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); Japanese wood box, 15.4 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold: 126,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Nakayama (1915-2000) Collection, by repute. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

07 juin 2020

A selection of archaic bronzes from the Jane and Leopold Swergold Collection at Christie's New York, 15-16 March 2015

Leopold and Jane Swergold. Lot 3182. A bronze ritual food vessel, gui, Early Western Zhou Dynasty, 11th century BC, the inscription later; 11 in. (28 cm.) across the handles. Estimate $60,000 - $80,000. Price realised $93,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The body is horizontally grooved below a band of dissolved dragons confronted on abstract taotie masks, which is repeated on the cover below a shallow groove encircling the circular, collared handle, which is... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2020

A small celadon jade archaistic pouring vessel, yi, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 55. A small celadon jade archaistic pouring vessel, yi, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 15.2cm., 6in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 4,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of rectangular section, the stepped sides extended on one side forming the spout, opposite an archaistic dragon loop handle, all supported on a spreading foot, the body incised with archaistic mythical beasts divided by raised vertical flanges repeated on the foot, the stone of a pale celadon tone. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2019

A blue and white pouring bowl, yi, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 137. A blue and white pouring bowl, yi, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Length 18.3 cm, 7¼ in. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 GBP. Lot sold 50,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides resting on a slightly concave base, one side set with an outward flaring spout above a small loop handle, the interior painted with a central medallion enclosing a lotus bouquet, surrounded by a floral scroll on the cavetto, the exterior encircled with lotus lappets, the rim and base unglazed. Known as yi, bowls of this form... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2019

A very rare bronze ritual pouring vessel, yi, Spring and Autumn period, 7th century BC

Lot 1005. A very rare bronze ritual pouring vessel, yi, Spring and Autumn period, 7th century BC; 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) long. Estimate $250,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 245,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The vessel is raised on four intricate, openwork legs surmounted by coiled birds, and the sides are horizontally grooved between upper and lower bands of angular interlaced dragon scroll. The handle is cast with elongated scroll designs between dragon head terminals at either end, the head at the rim... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2019

A bronze ritual pouring vessel, yi, Western Zhou dynasty, 9th-8th century BC

Lot 364. A bronze ritual pouring vessel, yi, Western Zhou dynasty, 9th-8th century BC; 13 in. (33 cm.) long. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized: USD 116,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. Raised on four flat legs ending in claws, the forelegs cast at the top with dragon masks while the back forelegs are cast at the top as haunches, as if the four legs together represent a complete animal, the side horizontally ribbed below a band of scales flat-cast below the rim, with a loop handle formed by... [Lire la suite]

25 octobre 2017

The Michael Michaels Collection of Early Chinese Art at Christie's London, 7 november 2017

  Lot 160. A bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, you, Late Shang dynasty (1600-1100 BC). 13 in (33 cm) high. Estimate 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 105,600 - USD 158,400). Price realised GBP 248,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Michael Michaels (Born: Magdeburg, Germany 1907 - Died: London, England 1986) In 1933, when the Nazis came to power in Germany, Michael Michaels fled to Britain as a penniless refugee. His first job was working in a raincoat factory owned by the Hammerson... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2017

A large bronze ritual pouring vessel, yi, Western Zhou dynasty, 9th-8th century BC

Lot 1511. A large bronze ritual pouring vessel, yi, Western Zhou dynasty, 9th-8th century BC, 13 5/8 in. (34.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 146,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  Raised on four flat legs cast as compressed dragons with clawed feet, the sides horizontally ribbed below a band of angular scroll flat-cast below the rim, the loop handle formed by the arched body of a horned dragon biting the rim in its jaws, with a fifteen-character... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2013

A rare underglaze-red pouring bowl, yi. Yuan dynasty, early to mid-14th century - Sotheby's

A rare underglaze-red pouring bowl, yi. Yuan dynasty, early to mid-14th century - Sotheby's  the rounded sides supported on a flat base, rising to a straight rim incised with a single line border and set with an outward flaring spout above a fine coiled band of clay attached as a lug underneath, painted on the interior in vivid strokes of underglaze copper-red with a crane on an uneven ground under a tall leafy plant and in front of a single lotus leaf on a long stalk, all enclosed within a red border... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2011

A Rare Imperially Inscribed Celadon Jade Archaistic Vessel and Cover (Yi) Qianlong Fang Gu Mark and Period.

  A Rare Imperially Inscribed Celadon Jade Archaistic Vessel and Cover (Yi) Qianlong Fang Gu Mark and Period.  photo Sotheby's the elongated ewer of oval section resting on a high foot, the gently sloping cover over a long curved spout set with a pair of prominent horns above a stylized taotie mask at one end and a taotie mask at the other end, with a hollow finial studded alternately with beads of blue and red, the hinged cover attached to a handle carved in the form of a stylized dragon, the cover finely incised... [Lire la suite]