05 août 2017

A white stoneware ewer, Tang dynasty

Lot 216. A white stoneware ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907), 14.6cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 600 -- 800 GBP. Lot sold 1,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the robustly-potted ovoid body rising from a short tapering foot to a narrow trumpet neck with widely flaring rim, set to one side with a simple strap handle and to the other with a short spout, covered overall in a white slip and an ivory-white glaze suffused with a fine crackle, the flat base unglazed to reveal the greyish-white body. Provenance: Sydney L.... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2017

A white stoneware ewer, Tang dynasty

Lot 215. A white stoneware ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907), 19cm., 7 1/2 in. Estimate 600 — 800 GBP. Lot sold 1,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a short tapering foot to a narrow trumpet neck, set to one side with a triple-stranded strap handle tied with a band of clay at the top, and to the other with a short spout, covered overall in a white slip and a creamy-white glaze suffused with a fine crackle, the flat base unglazed to reveal the greyish body. ... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2017

A rare white stoneware jar and cover, Tang dynasty

Lot 214. A rare white stoneware jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907), 15.2cm., 6in. Estimate 400 — 600 GBP. Lot sold 4,375 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the elegant pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a narrow waisted neck and flaring cup-shaped mouth, the conical flaring cover surmounted by a lotus-bud finial, covered overall in an ivory-white glaze suffused with a fine crackle and falling in a neat line above the foot to reveal the granular white body. Quantity: 2 .... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2017

A white stoneware ewer, Tang dynasty

Lot 209. A white stoneware ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907), 10.5cm., 4 1/8 in. Estimate 400 — 600 GBP. Lot sold 1,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the robustly-potted swelling pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a narrow waisted neck with flaring rim, set to one side with a double-stranded strap handle with two bands of clay and to the other with a short cylindrical spout, covered overall with a creamy-white glaze suffused with a matrix of crackles and falling short of the... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2017

A phosphatic-splashed brown-glazed ewer, Tang dynasty

Lot 208. A phosphatic-splashed brown-glazed ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907), 25cm., 9 7/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the robustly-potted ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a short tapering neck with everted flaring rim, set to one side with a strap handle and to the other with a short conical spout, divided at the shoulder with a pair of small lug handles, covered overall with a lustrous dark chocolate-brown glaze with... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2017

A white stoneware kundika, Tang dynasty

Lot 206. A white stoneware kundika, Tang dynasty (618-907), 20.4cm., 8in. Estimate 600 — 800 GBP. Lot sold 1,375 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a high spreading foot to a tall slender collared neck and ribbed mouth, set to one side with a cup-shaped spout and covered overall with an ivory-white glaze suffused with a matrix of crackles. Exhibited: Helsinki, FInland, 1956, cat. no.120. Literature: Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection,... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2017

A white-glazed ewer, Tang dynasty

Lot 204. A white-glazed ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907), 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 400 — 600 GBP. Lot sold 1,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the robustly-potted pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a narrow waisted neck with widely flaring rim, set to one side with a strap handle and to the other with a short cylindrical spout, covered overall with a creamy-white glaze falling short of the foot in a neat line to reveal the pinkish-white body . Provenance: Bluett & Sons,... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2017

A green-glazed ewer, Tang dynasty

Lot 203. A green-glazed ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907), 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 400 — 600 GBP. Lot sold 1,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the robustly-potted ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall narrow neck with flaring cup-shaped rim, set to one side with a strap handle and to the other with a short cylindrical spout and divided by a pair of loop handes at the shoulder, covered overall with an olive-green glaze falling neatly above the foot to reveal the... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2017

A small rhinoceros horn wine cup, 18th-19th century 

Lot 1696. A small rhinoceros horn wine cup, 18th-19th century, 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The thinly carved body flaring in a curved line from the circular foot to the everted rim, the undecorated material shading from a rich reddish-brown tone on one side to a dark brown tone on the other. Provenance: Acquired in the 1960s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art (Part I), 22 -... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2017

A rhinoceros horn magnolia-form cup, 18th century

Lot 1694. A rhinoceros horn magnolia-form cup, 18th century, 6 in. (15.2 cm.) long. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 74,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Well carved as a large magnolia blossom borne on a branch that forms the openwork base and rises up the sides where it bears further blossoms and buds and forms the openwork handle at one end opposite a chilongclambering up towards the rim at the other end, with a single stamen carved in high relief in the center of the... [Lire la suite]