30 août 2018

A small Cizhou sgraffiato jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 823. A small Cizhou sgraffiato jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 3 ½ in. (8.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The deep, rounded sides are carved through the brown glaze with a broad band of leafy scroll between single line borders, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box.  Christie's. Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The Linyushanren Collection Part IV, New York, 13 September 2018.

30 août 2018

A Cizhou white glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 822. A Cizhou white glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 9.1/6 in. (24.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is well-potted with a rounded shoulder below a narrow neck and a flat, everted rim, and is covered with a white slip under a clear glaze falling to the foot rim revealing the grey ware, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box.  Provenance: Sen Shu Tey, Tokyo. Christie's. Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A Cizhou cut-slip deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 818. A Cizhou cut-slip deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 4 1/8 (9.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The rounded body is decorated with rows of tiny striations cut through a dark brown slip to reveal the white slip beneath, while the low neck, foot ring and the base are covered with a creamy white slip, all under a clear glaze, Japanese wood box. Japanese wood box. Literature: Kochukyo, Soji (Song Ceramics),... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A rare marbled bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 817. A rare marbled bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 9 ¼ in. (23.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl has four rounded sides decorated inside and out with a combed woven pattern of brown and white slip beneath a plain band at the rim, all under a clear glaze, Japanese wood box. Japanese wood box. Literature: Sen Shu Tey, The Collection of Chinese Art - Special Exhibition 'Run through 10 years', 2006, no. 92. ... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A Cizhou white glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 811. A Cizhou white glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 9 ¼ in. (23.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is stoutly potted with a rounded shoulder below a narrow neck and lipped rim, and is covered with a white slip under a clear glaze falling to the foot rim revealing the grey ware., Japanese wood box. Japanese wood box. Provenance: Mayuyama, Tokyo. Christie's. Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The Linyushanren... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A rare and large 'Cizhou' carved 'Peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 205. A rare and large 'Cizhou' carved 'Peony' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Height 18 3/8  in., 46.7 cm Estimate 150,000 —20,000 USD. Sold Price: 187,500 USD. © Sotheby's 2018.  superbly potted, the gently rounded ovoid body tapering to a splayed foot and surmounted by a tall trumpet neck and rolled rim, fluidly carved around the exterior through the iron-black slip to the white-slipped body with a dense undulating peony scroll, with combed details, continuing up the neck and stopping... [Lire la suite]

30 août 2018

A 'Jizhou' 'paper-cut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 206. A 'Jizhou' 'paper-cut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 4 1/4  in., 10.7 cm. Estimate 10,000 —15,000 USD. Sold Price: 12,500 USD. © Sotheby's 2018.  with deeply rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, the interior with three papercut lozenges in brown reserved on a mottled mushroom-brown ground, the exterior applied with a 'tortoiseshell' glaze stopping unevenly above the foot to reveal the pale buff body. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A lavender-blue 'Jun' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 218. A lavender-blue 'Jun' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cm. Estimate 30,000 —50,000 USD. Sold Price: 37,500 USD. © Sotheby's 2018.  the steep rounded sides rising to a delicately incurved rim, covered overall in an evenly applied milky lavender-blue glaze suffused with a pale crackle and draining to a mushroom tone at the rim, the glaze pooling unevenly above the unglazed neatly pared ring foot. Provenance: Vallin Galleries, Connecticut, April 1996.Collection of Roy and Ruth... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A purple-splashed 'Jun' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 217. A purple-splashed 'Jun' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 6 5/8  in., 16.8 cm. Estimate 15,000 —25,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's 2018. with shallow rounded sides covered overall with a rich lavender-blue glaze accentuated with bold purple splashes, thinning at the rim to a mushroom tone and stopping unevenly around the unglazed neatly pared footring. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 12 sept. 2018, 10:30 AM
30 août 2018

A small 'Jun' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 216. A small 'Jun' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12.2 cm. Estimate 6,000 —8,000 USD. Sold Price: 47,500 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. covered overall with a thick glossy pale sky-blue glaze transmuting to a mushroom tone at the rim, save for the narrow brown-dressed footring, the slightly recessed base with three irregular spur marks revealing the gray stoneware body. Provenance: Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978). Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]