15 septembre 2018

A brown-striped globular jar, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 1282. A brown-striped globular jar, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The high-shouldered, tapering globular body is decorated in brown with five groups of vertical stripes, each group composed of seven stripes, on an ivory-white ground applied over a white slip that ends above the foot and at the edge of the unglazed mouth rim exposing the coarse, buff ware. The interior is covered with a... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2018

A copper-red-decorated fanghu-form vase, 18th century

Lot 1166. A copper-red-decorated fanghu-form vase, 18th century; 13 ¼ in. (33.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is decorated in copper-red on the sides with various flower branches between two ruyi-head bands. The neck is decorated with a frieze of scrolling chrysanthemum below a band of plantain leaves and a further ruyi-head band around the rim. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Xuande mark.  ... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A turquoise-glazed 'Phoenix' vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 1165. A turquoise-glazed 'Phoenix' vase, 18th-19th century; 8 ¾ in. (21.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The exterior is decorated in shallow relief with long-tailed phoenixes in flight amidst clouds, and is covered overall in a crackled turquoise glaze. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark.  Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III (1904-1978) Collection.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A small famille rose-decorated coral-red vase, Republic period (1911-1949)

Lot 1164. A small famille rose-decorated coral-red vase, Republic period (1911-1949); 4 ¾ in. (11.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The exterior is decorated in famille rose enamels on a coral-red ground with a chrysanthemum branch. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Yongzheng mark.  Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III (1904-1978) Collection.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A carved celadon-glazed 'Dragon' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1162. A carved celadon-glazed 'Dragon' vase, Kangxi  period (1662-1722); 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is of ovoid shape, and is molded with three bow-strings on the base of the flared neck. The lower body is carved in shallow relief with two sinuous dragons ascending from breaking waves. It is covered with a fine and even pale celadon glaze thinning over the extremities.  ... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and a cover

Lot 1161. A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and a cover; 2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The box and cover are of cushion form and are covered with a mottled and speckled glaze of apple-green color suffused with pale blush stopping neatly above the foot. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Kangxi mark.  Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III (1904-1978) Collection.  Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2018

A small Guan-type lotus-leaf-form brush washer, 18th century

Lot 1169. A small Guan-type lotus-leaf-form brush washer, 18th century; 3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) long. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The washer is naturalistically modeled as a lotus leaf with curled edges, the veins excecuted in slip on the base. It is covered overall in a pale blue-grey crackle-suffused glaze.  Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III (1904-1978) Collection. Literature: Los Angeles County Museum, Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A large carved Cizhou bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 1158.  A large carved Cizhou bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368); 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl is carved on the interior through the white slip with a lotus scroll bearing two blossoms and two leaves, above a large flower medallion in the center, all reserved on a combed ground below a line border, all under a clear glaze.  Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III (1904-1978) Collection.... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A Korean copper-red-decorated reticulated water dropper, Choson dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1156. A Korean copper-red-decorated reticulated water dropper, Choson dynasty, 19th century; 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The water dropper formed as an interior vessel inside an openwork outer layer which is decorated on the top and the base with an interlocking ‘cash’ pattern, and on the sides with wan emblems. A spout leads from the interior vessel to a small opening at one corner of the outer... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2018

A Korean celadon-glazed reticulated pillow, late Goryeo dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1155. A Korean celadon-glazed reticulated pillow, late Goryeo dynasty, 13th-14th century; 4 ¾ in. (11.1 cm.) long. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The pillow is decorated on the top and the base with lotus blossoms and the sides with various floral and foliate motifs, all bordered by key-fret bands. It is covered overall with a celadon glaze pooling to an emerald color in the recesses.  Provenance: Stephen Junkunc,... [Lire la suite]