27 mars 2018

A paper-cut resist-decorated Jizhou bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1462. A paper-cut resist-decorated Jizhou bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The rounded conical sides rising from the knife-cut foot to a finger-grooved band below the rim, the interior resist-decorated with three leafy flower sprigs reserved in brown against the finely variegated milky blue and buff ground, the exterior covered in a dark brown glaze... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2018

A pair of Yaozhou celadon flower-form bowls, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century

Lot 1460. A pair of Yaozhou celadon flower-form bowls, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century; 4½ and 4 3/8 in. (11.5 and 11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each with deep rounded sides rising from a tall cylindrical foot to the out-curved petal-cut rim, the sides of the interior applied with six slip ribs that rise to the slight notches cut in the rim, covered inside and out with a glaze of grey-green color that thins on the... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2018

A very rare green and amber-glazed pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907) 

Lot 1456. A very rare green and amber-glazed pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The compressed globular body with a short waisted neck, the shoulder applied with a band of six florets interrupted by the short, angled cylindrical spout and double-strap handle that terminates in a dragon head biting the mouth rim, covered all over with a bright green glaze that continues over... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2018

A phosphatic glaze-splashed brown-glazed stoneware jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907) 

Lot 1452. A phosphatic glaze-splashed brown-glazed stoneware jar and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); 11¾ in. (29.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Probably from the Dundian kilns, Lushan county, of ovoid form with short neck and out-curved rim, covered inside and out with a glaze of dark olive-brown color splashed on the the rim and shoulder with splashes of milky, pale blue tone that trail down the body on one side towards where... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2018

A blue and sancai-glazed pottery tripod censer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1451. A blue and sancai-glazed pottery tripod censer, Tang dynasty (618-907); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) across. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The somewhat compressed globular body raised on three amber-glazed paw supports and applied at mid-body atop a bow-string band with three foliate medallions alternating with three flower-form medallions applied on the shoulder, glazed in green, amber and ivory and reserved on a rich blue ground, the... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2018

A large Longquan celadon carved dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 721. A large Longquan celadon carved dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 16 7/8 in. (43 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The dish is carved in the center with a medallion of a trellis diaper, surrounded by fluently carved floral scrolls in the well, and the flattened rim is carved with three sections of wave-like scrolls. The dish is covered inside and out with a thick glaze of sea-green tone, except for a wide ring on... [Lire la suite]

25 mars 2018

Two Fahua barrel-form garden stools, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 720. Two Fahua barrel-form garden stools, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). The larger 15 in. (38 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 One is deeply carved and pierced with a central band of cranes amidst foliage interrupted by two lion-mask handles, all between rows of turquoise bosses reserved on a deep blue ground. The slightly rounded top is pierced with a floral roundel. The other is similarly decorated with peacocks frolicking... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2018

A large Longquan celadon carved dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 722. A large Longquan celadon carved dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 15 in. (38 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  The heavily potted dish is molded in the central roundel with a fu(happiness) character below the fluted cavetto and the everted rim with lipped edge, and is covered overall with a glaze of sea-green color, except for the unglazed ring on the base. Provenance: The collection of Mr. Y.... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2018

A small Ge-type washer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 717. A small Ge-type washer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 3 ½ in. (8.8 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  Of shallow square form, the washer is covered in a thick greyish-cream glaze suffused with a network of 'iron' crackle interspersed with light brown crackles. Note: Ge ware, along with Guan, Ru, Ding and Jun, comprise the ‘Five Great Wares of the Song Dynasty’. The problems of... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2018

A rare Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 719. A rare Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 13th-14th century; 6 1/4 in. (15.8 cm.) wide across handles. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018  The censer is raised on three lion-mask feet and the sides are incised with florets within a geometric design below applied florets evenly spaced around the shoulder and two rope-twist handles at the rim. The censer is covered with a thick glaze of sea-green... [Lire la suite]