29 août 2018

A rare and large carved 'Yaozhou' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 215. A rare and large carved 'Yaozhou' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm. Estimate 200,000 —300,000 USD. Unsold © Sotheby's 2018. the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a straight lipped rim, freely carved to the interior with stylized lotus amidst a combed ground, the exterior with a broad band of four-petaled florets above a border of lappet motifs at the foot, covered overall with a lustrous olive-green glaze, pooling to a dark... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2018

A rare carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 214. A rare carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279). Height 7 3/8  in., 18.7 cm. Estimate 40,000 —60,000 USD. Sold Price: 56,250 USD © Sotheby's 2018. the teardrop-shaped body set over a low foot and rising to a narrow, waisted neck broadening toward the rim, freely carved all around with a long peony stem undulating around the body and issuing slender shoots of new growth coiling up the neck, clusters of curling leaves peeling from each branch and framing... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Wave' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 212. A  'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Wave' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12 cm. Estimate 4,000 —6,000 USD. Sold Price: 5,000 USD © Sotheby's 2018. the interior incised and combed with turbulent waves, the exterior with an incised band encircling the angled sides, covered overall in an attractive olive-colored glaze stopping short of the recessed base to reveal the russet-toned biscuit body. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1986.   ... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A rare 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Peony' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 211. A rare 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Peony' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 7 5/8  in., 19.3 cm. Estimate 30,000 —50,000 USD. Sold Price: 350,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. the low, conical sides rising from a straight foot to a prominent rolled rim, the interior carved and combed with a magnificent peony blossom surrounded by a profusion of curling leaves and stems, the swirling lines of the motif moving lyrically beneath the translucent olive-colored glaze, the glaze... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A large 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed carved 'Floral' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 210. A large 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed carved 'Floral' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 8 5/8  in.,  22 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's 2018. of broad conical form with gently rounded sides rising to a lipped rim, the interior with combed leaves sprouting from a carved undulating vine encircling a lobed, floriform center enclosing further foliage, covered overall with an olive-green glaze suffused with a fine craquelure, the foot ring left unglazed... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A small 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 209. A small 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 5 5/8  in., 14.3 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's 2018. with steeply rounded walls rising from a short, slightly flared foot, the interior centered by a freely carved floral sprig encircled by undulating combed lines in the cavetto, the exterior with a single line carved below the lip, covered overall in a semi-translucent olive-green glaze suffused with crackle save for the foot ring. ... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2018

A molded 'Ding' 'Floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 221. A molded 'Ding' 'Floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Diameter 7 1/8  in., 18.1 cm. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Sold Price: 12,500 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. the rounded sides set over a low foot, crisply molded to the interior with leafy sprays of blossoming peony, lotus, and other flora beneath a keyfret band, covered overall in an ivory-toned glaze, the rim bound in metal, Japanese wood box (3). Provenance: Acquired between 1970s-1990s, and thence by descent.  ... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2018

A finely molded 'Ding' 'peacock' saucer dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 222. A finely molded 'Ding' 'peacock' saucer dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 12.9 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Sold Price: 25,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. finely potted with deeply rounded sides rising from a countersunk base, impressed to the interior with a design of a peacock in flight, clasping a long stem in its beak, all amidst meandering peony scroll, the well with a cloud scroll below a keyfret band at the rim, all beneath an ivory-white transparent... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A 'Ding' lobed dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 220. A 'Ding' lobed dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 4 1/2  in., 11.3 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Sold Price: 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. the flat base rising to flaring sides divided into six lobes, applied overall with an ivory-colored transparent glaze with characteristic pooling to the underside, Japanese wood box (3). Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd., London. Collection of R.F.A. 'Jimmy' Riesco (1877-1964), coll. no. 100e. Sotheby's London, 23rd June 1970,... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

Four cut-gold hair pins, Liao-Northern Song dynasty (AD 907-1127)

Lot 1235. Four cut-gold hair pins, Liao-Northern Song dynasty (AD 907-1127);2 ¾ to 3 ½ in. (7 to 8.9 cm.) long. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each pin is decorated with a flower head, the petals cut from gold sheet and the stamen formed from gold wire, fitted cloth box. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 2012. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14 September 2018
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