25 février 2014

A purple-splashed 'Junyao' jar, Song-Jin Dynasty

Lot 226. A purple-splashed 'Junyao' jar, Song-Jin DynastyHeight 5 5/8 in., 14.2 cm. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the globular body applied with two small loop handles, covered overall with a grayish-blue glaze with irregular purple splashes, thinning to mushroom color on the edge of the rim and stopping above the base. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 26th April 1999, lot 653. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 18 Mar 2014, 10:30 AM - www.sothebys.com

25 février 2014

A 'Junyao' openwork stand, Ming Dynasty

Lot 225. A 'Junyao' openwork stand, Ming Dynasty. Height 6 1/8 in., 15.5 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 40,625 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the sides pierced with four openwork petal-shaped arches centered with molded florets, beneath the waisted neck with everted rim, the sides with molded decoration towards the base, covered overall with a bluish-purple glaze stopping just above the foot.  Note: It is unusual to find stands with this glaze, though there are several Longquan celadon... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2014

A purple-splashed 'Junyao' ewer, Jin Dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 224. A purple-splashed 'Junyao' ewer, Jin Dynasty (1115-1234). Height 3 3/8 in., 8.5 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of bud form, the globular body rising from a short foot and flanked on one side with a short spout opposite a C-shaped handle, covered overall in a lavender-blue glaze suffused with dark purple splashes to one side, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the dark brown body.  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2014

A 'Jun' bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 222. A 'Jun' bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 5 7/8 in., 14.9 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. thickly potted with gently rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, applied overall with a rich lavender-blue glaze, thinning at the rims to a mushroom color, stopping unevenly around the foot revealing the pale orange body.  Provenance: Private Hong Kong collection, by repute. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York |... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2014

A 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Northern Song Dynasty

Lot 219. A 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Northern Song Dynasty. Diameter 6 3/4 in., 17.1 cm. Estimation 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides lightly molded on the exterior with a band of upright lotus petals, covered overall in a blue-green glaze stopping just above the foot, the footrim unglazed and burnt a light brown in the firing.  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 18 Mar 2014, 10:30 AM - www.sothebys.com
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25 février 2014

A 'Longquan' celadon molded 'Lotus' dish, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 220. A 'Longquan' celadon molded 'Lotus' dish, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 7 3/4 in., 19.5 cm. Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short foot, molded to the center of the interior with a single stylized lotus spray, surrounded by a band of lotus blooms on the well beneath a band of classic floral scroll at the rim, repeated on the exterior above a band of key-fret around the foot, covered overall with an olive-green glaze with... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2014

A 'Longquan' celadon vase (Yuhuchunping ), Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 221. A 'Longquan' celadon vase (yuhuchunping ), Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimation 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 173,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising elegantly from a short straight foot to a waisted neck and everted rim, covered overall with sea-green glaze stopping just above the unglazed footring.  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 18 Mar 2014, 10:30 AM
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24 février 2014

A 'Longquan' Celadon Molded Tripod Censer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 218. A 'Longquan' Celadon Molded Tripod Censer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 7 1/8 in., 18.1 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 31,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the cylindrical body rising from three cabriole legs to a flat incurved rim, molded to the exterior with a continuous floral scroll bearing four blossoms on leafy tendrils, covered overall in a pale sea-green glaze, reticulated silver cover, inscribed Japanese wood box (3).  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2014

A 'Yueyao' Jar and Cover, Northern Song Dynasty

Lot 216. A 'Yueyao' Jar and Cover, Northern Song Dynasty. Height 4 5/8 in., 12.3 cm. Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. of slightly compressed ovoid form, carved with four quatrefoil panels enclosing peonies divided by swirling designs, all above faint lines radiating from the flared foot, the cover similarly decorated with a bud finial (2).  Provenance: American private collection, by repute. Literature: Kaikodo Journal, XXIX, Spring 2013, p. 122, no. 45. A similar waterpot found at a... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2014

A Rare 'Yaozhou' Celadon Carved Ewer, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 215. A Rare 'Yaozhou' Celadon Carved Ewer, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127). Height 4 3/4 in., 12 cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 197,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the cylindrical body rising from a flat foot to canted shoulders set with a rib-strapped handle opposite a short curved spout, the waisted neck incised with two double line bands below the everted rim with lipped edge, carved all around with scrolling peony and covered overall with a clear glaze of dark olive-green color... [Lire la suite]