16 mars 2019

A Qingbai carved 'Boys and lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 629. A Qingbai carved 'Boys and lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000. Lot Sold 3,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the subtly rounded conical sides supported on a tapered foot, the interior freely carved with two plump boys playing amidst swirling leaves, covered overall in a pale blue-green glaze. Provenance: Collection of Johannes Hellner (1866-1947).Michael B. Weisbrod, Inc., New York, 1986.New York Private Collection Literature: Jan... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2019

A pair of Qingbai molded bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 628. A pair of Qingbai molded bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 7 5/8 in., 19.5 cm. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Lot Sold 3,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each finely potted with steep sides rising from a short straight foot, molded to the interior with a central medallion enclosing twin phoenix, encircled by six radiating panels enclosing vases and jardinières with varying floral displays, all beneath a keyfret band, covered overall in a pale blue glaze save for the exposed rim. ... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2019

A carved Qingbai lobed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 627. A carved Qingbai lobed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279).Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Lot Sold 32,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. delicately potted, with deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a scalloped rim, the interior carved and combed with a large six-petal blossom, covered overall in a translucent ice-blue glaze save for the base. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019
16 mars 2019

A Qingbai 'Boys and lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 626. A Qingbai 'Boys and lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 7 1/8 in., 18.1 cm. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Lot Sold 37,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of conical form, the thinly-potted vessel with wide flaring sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a gently everted hexalobed rim, the interior with three boys each playfully grasping the long sinuous stem of a leafing lush lotus meander, the petals with furled edges and freely incised with stylized wavy veins, applied overall... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2019

A molded 'Ding'-type 'phoenix and peony' bowl, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644)

Lot 625. A molded 'Ding'-type 'phoenix and peony' bowl, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644). Diameter 8 1/4 in., 21 cm. Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. thinly potted, the deep rounded sides molded on the interior with a pair of phoenix with wings outstretched and long trailing tail feathers, the birds separated by a large luxuriant leafing peony amid further small blooms, all encircling the sunken central medallion and bordered with a narrow band of keyfret, applied overall with a creamy-white... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A 'Yaozhou' foliate-rim dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 624. A 'Yaozhou' foliate-rim dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000. Lot Sold 12,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's finely potted, with angled sides rising from a broad base resting on a short foot to an elegantly everted hexalobed rim, the flaring shallow sides divided into six lobes by slender radial lines in slip, the underside with a single incised line just below the rim, applied overall with a smooth sage-green glaze save for the unglazed footring burnt... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2019

A large 'Yaozhou' carved 'wave' deep bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 623. A large 'Yaozhou' carved 'wave' deep bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Diameter 7 1/4 in., 18.4 cm. Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000. Lot Sold 37,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the steep rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a groove below the lipped rim, the interior freely carved with five cresting waves amid further swirling water, the undulating movement enhanced with crisply combed arced lines, the exterior with an incised triple-line band below the rim, covered... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A large 'Yaozhou' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 622. A large 'Yaozhou' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 7 5/8 in., 19.4 cm. Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a slightly spreading foot to a gently flared rim, covered overall with a translucent olive-green glaze save for the foot burnt orange during firing. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019
15 mars 2019

A small 'Yaozhou' ''lotus pond' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 621. A small 'Yaozhou' ''lotus pond' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 4 1/2 in., 11.4 cm. Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000. Lot Sold 3,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the conical sides rising from a low foot, the cavetto with a lotus pond centering a fish, a pair of mandarin ducks and a third waterfowl paddling amidst the foliate waterweeds and blossoming lotus stems above, the surrounding water combed with gentle swirls, covered overall in a translucent olive-green glaze. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A small carved 'Yaozhou' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 620. A small carved 'Yaozhou' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 3 in., 7.6 cm. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. Lot Sold 35,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of circular section, the box with low straight sides rising from a shallow lower body set over a straight foot, the cover with similar straight sides and a gently domed top, the top carved with a blossoming peony, the lush petals and leaves deftly carved and incised with sweeping comb patterns, covered overall in a translucent olive-colored... [Lire la suite]