20 janvier 2021

Two Qingbai glazed vessels, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Two Qingbai glazed vessels, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 107. Two Qingbai glazed vessels, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 3 1/2in (8.8cm) with cover; 5 1/8in (13cm) diam. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000. Sold for US$ 3,187. Courtesy Bonhams.

The first a finely potted globular jar with a cover both bearing and even blue-tinged translucent glaze; the second a warming bowl with straight sides molded with a network of elegantly pointed leaves and covered in and out with a pale blue-tinged glaze except for the rim which shows traces of a former metal band, lacking a cover.

Provenance: Roger Keverne, London, February 2002 (the first)
Flores & Iva, December 2001 (the second).

NoteSee a similar warming bowl illustrated by Gyllensvard. Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection. Stockholm, 1964, p. 163, no.528

Bonhams. Fine Chinese and Japanese Works of Art Part I, 14 Dec 2020, Los Angeles


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