15 mars 2019

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

Lot 619. A large 'Yaozhou' ''floral' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 8 3/4 in., 22.2 cm. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the broad conical sides rising from a low foot, the interior molded with a large roundel encompassing the entirety of the cavetto save for a plain band around the rim, depicting a thick stem sprouting three luxuriant peony blooms, the soft petals falling open in every direction, their delicate veining simulated in combed wavy lines all amid fluttering... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2019

A carved celadon-glaze dish, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 618. A carved celadon-glaze dish, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a slightly flared rim, the interior carved and incised with radiating floral roundels, covered overall with an olive-green glaze.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019
15 mars 2019

A 'Yue' foliate-rim dish, Five dynasties period (907-960)

Lot 617. A 'Yue' foliate-rim dish, Five dynasties period (907-960). Diameter 5 5/8  in., 14.5 cm. Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000. Lot sold 5.000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow sides rising at an angle to an undulating rim, the exterior incised with five evenly-spaced vertical lines suggesting petals, the well with a ring of short diagonal marks carved through the glaze before firing, covered overall in an olive colored glaze save for the ring around the base.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A rare guanyao mallow-form bowl, Southern Song-Ming dynasty (1127-1644)

Lot 616. A rare guanyao mallow-form bowl, Southern Song-Ming dynasty (1127-1644). Diameter 4 1/2 in., 11.1 cm. Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000. Lot Sold 350,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the thinly potted body with rounded sides rising from a narrow tapering foot to a flaring rim notched into six lobes, covered overall with a thick opaque glaze of grayish blue-green color, suffused with a matrix of dark gray and pale golden crackles, ending neatly at the foot revealing the dark brown body, the... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A 'Yaozhou' brown black-glazed lobed ewer, Late Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 617. A 'Yaozhou' brown black-glazed lobed ewer, Late Tang dynasty (618-906); 9 1/4in (23.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 3,500 - 5,300). Sold for US$ 11,950 (€ 10,529) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The lobed, ovoid body rising from a neatly cut splayed foot, surmounted by a flaring neck set between a short tapering upright spout and a pinched double strap handle, the thick black glaze thinning at the edges and wiped clean at the base revealing the fine and dense buff stoneware body. ... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

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

Lot 600. A Jizhou 'papercut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5in (12.7cm) diam. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with rounded sides, the interior resist-decorated with scattered papercut prunus blossoms patterns against streaky beige glaze, the brown glaze on the exterior stopping midway to expose the brown-washed buff-colored body. Provenance: Ruth and Richard Dickes Acquired in New York City, 7 December 2000. ... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2019

A Qingbai faceted covered ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 605. A Qingbai faceted covered ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279);  9in (23cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Of globular form, the body potted with eight facets, each with a recessed, slightly indented panel, set with a curved spout and opposing loop handle, the gently tapering octagonal neck fitted over with a conforming cover surmounted by a flori-form finial, all supported on a short conforming foot ring, applied overall with a green-tinged glaze... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A 'Yaozhou' brown parcel-glazed stoneware dish, Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 606. A 'Yaozhou' brown parcel-glazed stoneware dish, Tang dynasty (618-906); 6 1/4in (15.8cm) diam. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with gently flaring sides rising to an everted rim, supported on a knife-cut foot ring, the edges decorated with glaze to form a six-pointed star in reserve over a gray slip, centered with a floret on the interior, and leaving a hexagon with curved sides on the exterior, to reveal the grayish buff-colored body. ... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A Qingbai lobed ewer and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 610. A Qingbai lobed ewer and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 9 1/2in (24.1 cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The melon-shaped body potted with ten lobes interrupted by incised horizontal lines just below the shoulder, set to one side with a gently curved upright spout opposite an arched strap handle fitted with a loop and attached to side of the trumpet neck, the dish-form cover with bud-shaped finial and loop on the side, covered overall with a... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A pair of Longquan celadon-glazed mallet vases, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 621. A pair of Longquan celadon-glazed mallet vases, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 5 1/4in (13.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold.  © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each of cylindrical body surmounted by a columnar neck with a broad flat rim, flanked by angular loop handles suspending stationary rings, the surfaces covered with a gray-green glaze stopping short of the orange-burnt foot. Bonhams. Chinese Works of Art, New York, 18 March 2019