14 mars 2019

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

Lot 602. A Qingbai ewer, cover and warmer, Song dynasty (960-1279); 9 1/2in (24.1cm) high overall. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,300 - 7,100). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The ewer potted with a deep bowl-shaped body and canted shoulder leading to a cylindrical neck, the shoulder incised with a dense pattern of blossoms and leaves, and set with an arched strap handle opposite a slender curved spout, the tubular cover surmounted by a mythical beast, the sides of the deep bowl-shaped warmer incised with... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2019

A 'Henan' black-glazed and russet-painted bottle vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 604. A 'Henan' black-glazed and russet-painted bottle vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 12 in (30.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,300 - 7,100). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The ovoid body surmounted by a trumpet neck, with horizontal ribs visible under the lustrous brown-black glaze, freely painted in russet with an elegant flowering orchid, the glaze stopping at the foot revealing the buff-colored unglazed foot and foot ring.  Provenance: Ruth and Richard DickesAcquired in New... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A Junyao tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 608. A Junyao tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 3 3/4in (8.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,300 - 7,100). Sold for US$ 10,700 (€ 9,428) inc. premium.  © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with a compressed globular body surmounted by a tubular neck rising to a canted flat lip with raised edge, all supported on three short cabriole legs, covered overall in a thick, streaked sky-blue glaze, thinning at the rims to a pale mushroom tone, part of the interior and feet unglazed revealing the gray body... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

Two Yueyao stoneware jars, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 613. Two Yueyao stoneware jars, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). The taller 17 1/4in (43.8cm) high. Estimate US$ 7,000 - 10,000 (€ 6,200 - 8,800). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each of similar ovoid shape, the upper body encircled by three raised grooved ribs, separating two bands of incised zoomorphic motifs, interrupted by a pair of loop handles suspending fixed rings, covered with a olive-green glaze, the unglazed lower buff-colored body burnt reddish in the firing; one with a broad flat rim encircling the... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

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

Lot 598. A Jizhou 'papercut' and 'tortoiseshell-glazed' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 3/8in (11.2cm) diam. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 7,100 - 11,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The body potted with rounded sides turning inwards just below the rim, the interior resist-decorated with three papercut floral sprigs in dark brown against mottled beige glaze, the brown glaze on the exterior irregularly splashed with beige to create the tortoiseshell effect, the glaze neatly wiped from the foot to... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

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

Lot 599. A Jizhou 'papercut' and 'tortoiseshell-glazed' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 3/8in (11.2cm) diam. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 7,100 - 11,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with rounded sides rising from a flat foot, the interior resist-decorated with three abstract papercut patterns in dark brown against streaky beige glaze, the brown glaze on the exterior splashed with beige to create the tortoiseshell effect, the glaze stopping short of the foot to expose the buff-colored... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2019

A small Junyao-glazed dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 607. A small Junyao-glazed dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 5 1/8in (13cm) diam. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 7,100 - 11,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with shallow rounded sides, rising to a broad, flat rim, the slightly recessed foot surrounded by a short, flared foot ring, covered in a thick mottled sky-blue phase-separated glaze, turning to a mushroom color along the rims and edges where it stops above the foot ring to reveal the unglazed buff-colored body.  Provenance: Ruth and Richard... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

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

Lot 597. A Jizhou 'Leaf' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 3/4in (14.5cm) diam. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 8,800 - 13,000). Sold for US$ 9,450 (€ 8,326) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted in conical form with straight flaring sides, the interior resist-decorated with the imprint of a leaf, all against a black glaze, thinning to dark dark at the edges and stopping at the foot to reveal the buff-colored stoneware body..  Provenance: Ruth and Richard DickesAcquired in... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A ‘Henan’ black glazed russet-painted jar, Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 601. A ‘Henan’ black glazed russet-painted jar, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 8 1/4in (21cm) high. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 8,800 - 13,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted in compressed baluster-from, with a recessed foot and wide mouth, the sides freely painted in russet with three abstract floral sprays, all against a lustrous black glaze covering all surfaces save the foot pad and interior well, revealing the buff-colored body beneath.  Provenance: Ruth and Richard... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A fine Junyao purple-splashed dish, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 596. A fine Junyao purple-splashed dish, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368); 7in (17.7cm) diam. Estimate US$ 12,000 - 15,000 (€ 11,000 - 13,000). Sold for US$ 12,575 (€ 11,080) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with a wide, slightly convex well, the low, curved cavetto encircled by a flat flange, covered overall in a thick, spotted light-blue glaze, thinning at the edges to a mushroom color, the side of the well and flange splashed with purple, all supported on the short foot ring encircling three spur... [Lire la suite]