28 avril 2019

A rare 'Jizhou' 'Plum blossom deer' meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 14. A rare 'Jizhou' 'Plum blossom deer' meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Lot Sold 275,000 GBP (355,328 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the elegantly potted tapering body rising to broad rounded shoulders, sweeping up to a short neck with everted rim, finely decorated with a buff-tone glaze on a dark brown ground with concentric rows of resist technique discs mimicking the markings on the Sika deer,... [Lire la suite]

27 avril 2019

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

Lot 4. A 'Jizhou' 'Leaf'-decorated bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 15 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's the steeply flaring conical sides rising from a concave base, decorated to the interior with a buff-coloured leaf reserved against a rich dark brown glaze thinning to brown at the rim, stopping at the unglazed foot. Property from the Rui Xiu Lou Collection. Note: Bowls with this enchanting pattern of a golden leaf, its jagged contours and fine web... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2019

A 'Jizhou' 'papercut' 'prunus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 306. A 'Jizhou' 'papercut' 'prunus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 11.7 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate £1,500 — 2,500. Lot Sold 6,875 GBP (8,786 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the slightly rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, rendered to the interior and resist-decorated with plum blossom florets, the exterior with a dark brown glaze stopping short of the unglazed foot.  Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 17 May 2019, 10:00 AM
16 mars 2019

A 'Jizhou' 'Prunus' bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 639. A 'Jizhou' 'Prunus' bottle vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Height 7 1/8 in., 18 cm. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body supported on a low foot and rising to a lipped rim, covered overall in black glaze save for the blossoming prunus branches reserved in biscuit, the branches carved into the biscuit before firing. Provenance: Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978).  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019 ... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2019

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

Lot 637. A 'Jizhou' 'papercut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 4 5/8 in., 11.7 cm. Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the elegantly rounded sides rising from a short slightly splayed foot to an incurved rim, the exterior covered with a lustrous dark-brown glaze irregularly splashed in russet-brown similar to 'partridge-feather' mottles, stopping unevenly above the foot and neatly at the rim to expose the buff-fired ware, the domed cover surmounted by a spherical... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2019

A rare painted 'jizhou' vase, meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 404. A rare painted 'jizhou' vase, meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 7 1/4 in., 18.5 cm. Estimate 70,000 - 90,000 USD. Lot sold 96,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted of ovoid form, exquisitely painted in brown slip against a white ground with two large barbed foliate medallions enclosing a hexagonal diaper pattern on the interior, reserved on a dense ground of wave scrolls of various sizes, above a thin band of pendent lappets and keyfret around the foot, all set... [Lire la suite]

24 décembre 2018

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

Lot 1367. A 'Jizhou' 'papercut' 'Prunus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12 cm. Estimate $1,000 - $1,500. Sold: $1,625. © Sotheby's modeled with a ridge to the interior and resist-decorated with plum blossom florets, the exterior with a dark brown glaze stopping short of the unglazed foot, Japanese wood box (2). Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
10 décembre 2018

A 'Jizhou' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 71. A 'Jizhou' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diam. 14,2 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 4.000 EUR. © Sotheby's de forme ronde, reposant sur un pied court et droit de forme circulaire, le couvercle incisé d'un médaillon central orné d'une fleur parmi les rinceaux, ceint d'une frise circulaire à motif de quatre fleurs reprenant le même motif, les bords à décor de rinceaux feuillagés (2). Provenance: Ancienne Collection L.A. Basmadjieff... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

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

Lot 206. A 'Jizhou' 'paper-cut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 4 1/4  in., 10.7 cm. Estimate 10,000 —15,000 USD. Sold Price: 12,500 USD. © Sotheby's 2018.  with deeply rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, the interior with three papercut lozenges in brown reserved on a mottled mushroom-brown ground, the exterior applied with a 'tortoiseshell' glaze stopping unevenly above the foot to reveal the pale buff body. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2018

A rare 'Jizhou' meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 103. A rare 'Jizhou' meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Height 8 1/4  in., 21 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. with rounded shoulders tapering towards the foot, the body decorated in brown with an alternating repeated design of scrolls confined within ruyi-shaped outlines, the narrow neck painted with a key-fret band, rising to a rounded lip decorated with dots. Provenance: Acquired in California, circa 1980.Collection of... [Lire la suite]