01 septembre 2017

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

Lot 88. A carved 'Ding' 'Floral' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12.1 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 6,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. with shallow, rounded sides rising to a metal-bound rim from a broad circular center incised freely with a floral sprig enclosed within a circular incision, dressed with a warm ivory glaze continuing over the countersunk beveled foot. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 Sep 2017, 10:00 AM

01 septembre 2017

A carved 'Ding' 'Twin Fish' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 87. A carved 'Ding' 'Twin Fish' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 7 1/4  in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the flared sides rising from an incised circular base, the angled exterior with incised grooves corresponding with the notched petal rim, all raised on a circular foot and covered in an ivory glaze sparing the rim, with characteristic pooling. Provenance: Mathias Komor Chinese Art, New York.Christie's New York, 19th... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2017

A carved 'Ding' 'Floral' dish, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 85. A carved 'Ding' 'Floral' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 6 5/8  in., 16.8 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising to a metal-bound rim, the center incised with a freely-drawn lotus blossom and broad leaf issued from furled leaves and stem within an incised medallion, covered with a cream-colored glaze extending over the short footring. Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London (according to label).Collection of Mr. and... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2017

A large 'Ding' bowl, Song dynasty

Lot 83. A large 'Ding' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 10 5/8  in., 27 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD.Photo: Sotheby's. the gently curved sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, the interior sides molded with six radiating lines for a lobed effect, covered overall in a creamy ivory glaze, the rim bound in metal. Provenance: Collection of Mrs. Edwin Sibley Webster (1870-1969), Boston, Massachusetts, and thence by descent. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2017

A purple-splashed 'Jun' tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366)

Lot 89. A purple-splashed 'Jun' tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1366). Height 7 1/4  in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot Sold 16,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the compressed globular body raised on three short tapering legs, the waisted neck applied with six large flower-shaped studs set below the wide everted rim, the shoulder with a pair of fish-form handles enclosed by upright frames, covered overall save for the feet with a sky-blue glaze accentuated with irregular... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2017

A lavender-glazed 'Jun' bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 82. A lavender-glazed 'Jun' bowl, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368). Diameter 7 1/2  in., 19 cm. Estimate 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold 21,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the flaring sides rising from a spreading foot to an incurved rim, covered overall with a lavender-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone around the rim and pooling just above the foot. Provenance: Collection of Mrs. Edwin Sibley Webster (1870-1969), Boston, Massachusetts, and thence by descent.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New... [Lire la suite]

30 août 2017

A large 'Jun' bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 81. A large 'Jun' bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Diameter 9 1/8  in., 23.2 cm. Estimate 5,000 - 7,000 USD. Lot Sold 62,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a splayed foot to a slightly inverted rim, applied overall with a milky lavender-blue bubble-suffused opaque glaze transitioning at the rim to a mushroom color, the glaze terminating unevenly at the foot revealing the dark stoneware body. Provenance: Collection of Mrs. Edwin Sibley Webster (1870-1969),... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2017

A green 'Jun' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 80. A green 'Jun' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a slightly waisted foot to a subtly inverted rim, covered overall in a sage-green glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim and stopping irregularly on the foot. Provenance: Collection of Mrs. Edwin Sibley Webster (1870-1969), Boston, Massachusetts, and thence by descent.  Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2017

An exceptionally rare green-glazed phoenix-head pottery ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 75. An exceptionally rare green-glazed phoenix-head pottery ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 10 7/8  in., 27.7 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot Sold 187,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the flattened pear-shaped body supported on a high splayed foot and rising to a slender waisted neck surmounted by a fierce phoenix head clasping a pearl in its beak, its crest opening to form the quatrefoil mouth, a loop handle stretching from the shoulder to the back of the phoenix's head, the vessel crisply... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2017

A rare sancai-glazed pottery basin, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 74. A rare sancai-glazed pottery basin, Tang dynasty (618-907). Diameter 9 3/4  in., 24.7 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot Sold 250,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. with deep sides rising from a flat base, impressed at the center with a large stylized lotus, the central pod issuing overlapping petals, all in green, amber and straw glaze and reserved on wax-resist dappled amber-glazed ground, the sides with bold green, amber and straw-glazed chevron pattern, the exterior with a lustrous amber glaze... [Lire la suite]