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]

02 septembre 2019

A 'Cizhou' painted 'floral' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 715. A 'Cizhou' painted 'floral' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 5 1/4  in., 13.3 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 33,750 USD. © Sotheby's. the deep, gently rounded sides rising from a slightly flared foot, freely painted and incised on the exterior with two floral sprays in dark brown on a ground of creamy-white slip beneath a colorless glaze, stopping short of the foot revealing the buff-colored stoneware body, the interior dark brown. ... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'lotus' pillow, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 714. A 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'lotus' pillow, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Length 11 in., 28 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of bean shape, the slightly sloping concave top carved through creamy white slip with a lush lotus blossom borne on a leafing stem reserved against a ‘fish-roe’ ground enclosed within a key fret border, the sides freely incised with scrollwork between single-line borders, all covered in a transparent glaze, the base partially glazed. ... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A painted 'Cizhou' jar, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 704. A painted 'Cizhou' jar, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 5 5/8  in., 14.3 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot Sold 27,500 USD. © Sotheby's. well-potted, of slightly compressed globular form rising from a short spreading foot, the body deftly painted on the exterior with a wide, continuous band of interlaced 'cash' symbols in dark brown slip against an ivory-white ground, all beneath a lustrous transparent glaze stopping short of the base revealing the buff-colored stoneware... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

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

Lot 692. A 'Cizhou' sancai-glazed 'peony' pillow, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Length 11 1/2  in., 29.4 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot Sold 13,750 USD. © Sotheby's. of bean shape, the slightly concave top deftly incised with a luxuriant amber-glazed peony blossom borne on a green-glazed leafing stem amidst dense foliage on a creamy-white ground, enclosed by an amber-colored triple-line border and a green-glazed outer band of freely incised foliate motifs, the glaze continuing down the... [Lire la suite]