08 septembre 2012

A Junyao Shallow Dish. Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th Century

A Junyao Shallow Dish. Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The shallow sides flare out from the small unglazed foot ring to the shallow upright rim. The interior, exterior and interior of the foot are covered in a glaze of milky blue color that thins to mushroom on the edge of the rim. 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000 北宋/金 鈞窰天藍釉盤 Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part II, 13 September 2012. New York, Rockefeller Plaza

08 septembre 2012

A Large Dingyao Carved Lobed Conical Bowl. Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th Century

A Large Dingyao Carved Lobed Conical Bowl. Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The bowl is well potted with a deep, rounded conical body, and is carved in the center with a lotus spray below six slender fillets of slip that rise to shallow indentations in the lobed rim, which also correspond to six lines carved on the exterior. The glaze, of ivory tone, gathers in tears on the exterior and continues over the narrow ring foot to cover the base. The rim has a metal mount. 8 in.... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2012

A Cizhou-Type Russet-Painted Blackish-Brown-Glazed Jar. Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th Century

A Cizhou-Type Russet-Painted Blackish-Brown-Glazed Jar. Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The broad-shouldered, tapering body is covered overall with a lustrous dark bluish-black glaze, and elegantly painted in russet slip with a pair of long-necked birds, possibly geese or cranes, in flight on the shoulder below a small, double-ringed mouth. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 金 磁州窰系黑釉褐花雙鳳紋小口瓶 Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 1993.  Notes: Ovoid... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2012

An Unusual Yaozhou Celadon Bowl and Cover Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 10th-13th Century.

An Unusual Yaozhou Celadon Bowl and Cover. Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 10th-13th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The bowl, which is of compressed globular shape, is covered inside and out with a crackle-suffused glaze of greyish-green color that ends in a neat line above the countersunk base, exposing the fine-grained body. The domed cover, with stem finial and everted rim molded as six overturned petals, is covered with a similar glaze that continues just over the edge of the rim. 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam.... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2012

A Longquan Celadon Crackle-Glazed Conical Bowl. Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century.

A Longquan Celadon Crackle-Glazed Conical Bowl. Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The bowl has widely flared sides that rise from the small foot ring, and is covered allover with a luminous glaze of soft blue-green color suffused with gold-colored crackle, that is repeated on the inside of the foot and the slightly pointed base. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Provenance: Sir Herbert Ingram (1875-1958) Collection; Sotheby's London, 12 December 1989, lot... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2012

Dish with a molded “Ducks in lotus pond” in white glaze, Dingyao ware, painted in the Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty

Dish with a molded “Ducks in lotus pond” in white glaze, Dingyao ware, painted in the Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty. Song Dynasty (12th-14th century).  The album Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty, probably done during the fifth decade of Qianlong's rule (ca. 1785-1795), features ten paintings of porcelains, and each leaf is mounted with an upper and lower part. The top includes the name and illustration of a particular porcelain, while the bottom records its dimensions, glaze, form, marking, and previous... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2012

Dish with hibiscus shaped rim in celadon glaze, Guan ware, painted in the Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty

Dish with hibiscus shaped rim in celadon glaze, Guan ware, painted in the Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty. Southern Song Dynasty (12th-13th century).  The album Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty, probably done during the fifth decade of Qianlong's rule (ca. 1785-1795), features ten paintings of porcelains, and each leaf is mounted with an upper and lower part. The top includes the name and illustration of a particular porcelain, while the bottom records its dimensions, glaze, form, marking, and previous... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2012

Dish with foliated shaped in sky blue glaze, Jun ware, painted in the Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty

Dish with foliated shaped in sky blue glaze, Jun ware, painted in the Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty. Song Dynasty (12th-13th century). The album Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty, probably done during the fifth decade of Qianlong's rule (ca. 1785-1795), features ten paintings of porcelains, and each leaf is mounted with an upper and lower part. The top includes the name and illustration of a particular porcelain, while the bottom records its dimensions, glaze, form, marking, and previous commentaries. The works in... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2012

Dish with dragon pattern in celadon glaze, Guan ware, painted in the Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty

Dish with dragon pattern in celadon glaze, Guan ware, painted in the Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty. Southern Song Dynasty (12th-13th century). The album Precious Ceramics of Assembled Beauty, probably done during the fifth decade of Qianlong’s rule (ca. 1785-1795), features ten paintings of porcelains, and each leaf is mounted with an upper and lower part. The top includes the name and illustration of a particular porcelain, while the bottom records its dimensions, glaze, form, marking, and previous commentaries. The... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2012

A very rare 'numbered' Junyao hexagonal flower pot, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

Lot 1165. A very rare 'numbered' Junyao hexagonal flower pot, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century;8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) long. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The deep, faceted sides of the oblong, hexagonal planter are raised on six slightly curved, low supports, and flare upwards to the metal-bound rim. It is covered on the interior and exterior with a thick bubble-suffused glaze of milky-blue tone thinning to mushroom on the... [Lire la suite]