Auction - Sotheby's NY to auction Song Ceramics Mar 23
Sotheby's NY will auction some beautiful Song ceramics on Mar 23 coming from a single owner collection. A highlight of the 82 objects in the sale is a extremely rare ‘Xingyao’ ewer from the Tang Dynasty (est. $400/600,000, pictured). Further highlights include a ‘Ding’ Dish, Northern Song Dynasty formerly in the Toguri Collection, Japan, (est. $500/700,000) and a Russet-Splashed Black-Glazed Truncated ‘Tuluping’, also from the Northern Song Dynasty, and formerly in the Hellner Collection (est. $100/150,000).
That same day, the auction house will continue with a sale of over 200 lots of fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art with an estimate of around $8 million. Among the highlights will be a rare large Imperial Zitan Long Table (Tiaoan), Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period estimated at $500/700,000 and a carved Celadon Jade Brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 18th/19th Century which leads the jade in the sale, and is expected to realise $300/400,000.