02 octobre 2021

A 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'floral' ovoid vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 186. A 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'floral' ovoid vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Height 6½ in., 16.5 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the finely potted spherical body resting on a splayed foot and rising to a waisted neck with a lipped rim, the broad register around the sides carved through the creamy-white slip to the brown-colored body leaving a reserve pattern of white blossoms borne on leafy scrolls, all beneath a translucent... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2021

A painted 'Cizhou' 'duck' vase, Yuan dynasty, dated Zhihe 1st year, corresponding to 1328

    Lot 101. A 'Jizhou' 'leaf' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Height 7½ in., 19 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,670 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021
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28 février 2021

A rare 'Cizhou' jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 246. A rare 'Cizhou' jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 17cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 13,700 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short straight foot to a broad tapering short neck, modelled around the exterior in high relief with five rows of curled peony petals, covered overall in a creamy-white slip and transparent glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the pinkish-buff body. Exhibited: Kunst Industri Museet, Copenhagen, 1950, cat. no. 308. ... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2020

A 'Cizhou' faceted stemcup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 172 . A 'Cizhou' faceted stemcup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Height 4 1/4  in., 10.8 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the eight-sided cup flaring towards a lipped rim, each side with a molded and dark-brown and russet painted figure of an entertainer, the base with an impressed wave pattern above a band of dark-brown painted overlapping petals, all supported on a splayed foot, the interior inscribed ren at the base, all on an... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2020

A painted 'Cizhou' vase (meiping), Song dynasty or later

Lot 129. A painted 'Cizhou' vase (meiping), Song dynasty or later. Height 12 1/2 in., 30.5 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 23,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's of slender ovoid form, the gently rounded shoulder rising to a small neck with conical mouth, exquisitely decorated with a wide band of two freely painted reserves depicting the 'Three Friends' (sui han san you), one panel of two scholars conversing in a garden, the reverse with the third scholar standing by a pine tree... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2020

A white-glazed 'Cizhou' vase, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 128. A white-glazed 'Cizhou' vase, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126). Height 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the trumpet-neck rising to a rolled rim above a shouldered baluster body, tapering sharply towards the flared foot, covered with a white slip under a clear glaze continuing inside the neck, the base unglazed. Provenance: John Sparks Ltd., London, 1970s. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2019

A 'Cizhou' vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 255. A 'Cizhou' vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Height 34.4 cm, 13½ in. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. Lot sold: 1,875GBP. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid ribbed body rising from a short spreading foot to a rounded shoulder and narrow short straight neck, covered overall with dark brown glaze pooling above the foot revealing the buff body. Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd., London, no. 33 (according to label). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019
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26 septembre 2019

A 'Cizhou' 'Juluxian' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 712. A 'Cizhou' 'Juluxian' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Height 12 1/4  in., 31.1 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot Sold 17,500 USD. © Sotheby's. of baluster form, the ovoid body sweeping to a tall flared neck and rolled rim, the exterior covered in a thin layer of creamy-white slip beneath an ivory tinted translucent glaze suffused with a fine pale russet craquelure, the glaze continuing inside the rim and stopping unevenly above the foot exposing the... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2019

A large 'Cizhou' white-glazed sgraffiato vase, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 754. A large 'Cizhou' white-glazed sgraffiato vase, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Height 18 7/8  in., 48 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the finely potted body of elegantly sinuous baluster form, the swelling shoulders rising to a slender elongated neck surmounted by a flaring cupped mouth with galleried rim and supported on a chamfered splayed foot, the rounded sides deftly carved with a wide frieze of scrolling leaves with delicately incised veining and frilled edges, set between a band... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A 'Cizhou' green-glazed 'peony' pillow, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 719. A 'Cizhou' green-glazed 'peony' pillow, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Length 13 3/8  in., 34 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of ruyi-head outline, the top incised with a shaped medallion enclosing three peony blooms borne on a leafing stem within a five-line border and delicate cloud scrolls, the slightly tapering sides freely carved with combed foliate motifs between multi-line borders, covered overall with a bright semi-translucent leaf-green glaze pooling effectively... [Lire la suite]