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24 avril 2017

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

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

Lot 191. A 'Yaozhou' carved ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 21.5 cm, 8 7/16  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Sold 50,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.

the cylindrical body supported by a spreading foot, with canted shoulders set with a loop handle opposite a curved spout and flanked by two small strap loops, the long waisted neck rising to an everted rim, the exterior carved all around with scrolling peony, covered overall with a thin olive-green glaze stopping at the base.

Note: A ewer of similar cylindrical form and two loop handles on the shoulder, in the Yaozhou Ware Museum at Huangpu in Tongchuan, Shaanxi province, was included in the exhibition The Masterpieces of Yaozhou Ware, The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, 1997, cat. no. 73, together with a jar carved with a similar floral motif, cat. no. 74; two ewers are illustrated in Jan Wirgin, Sung Ceramic Design, Stockholm, 1970, pl. 3a-b, the first in the Baur collection in Geneva, and the second, of slightly broader proportions, from the Avery Brundage collection in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco; and a third example of similar form but carved with a different floral motif, in the Meiyintang collection, is illustrated in Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol. 1, London, 1994, pl. 423. Compare also a jar decorated with large blooms, included in the exhibition Song Ceramics from the Kwan Collection, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1994, cat. no. 79.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 10 mai 2017, 02:00 PM    

 

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