16 mars 2019

An extremely large and important 'lingwu' cut-glaze wine jar, Xixia dynasty (1038-1227)

Lot 640. An extremely large and important 'lingwu' cut-glaze wine jar, Xixia dynasty (1038-1227). Height 20 1/2 in., 52 cm. Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000. Lot Sold 100,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of tapered ovoid form rising to a broad shoulder applied with four strap-handles, the body deftly cut through the brown glaze with two main registers of decoration, the lower band with four large peony sprays within shaped cartouches reserved on a ground of leaves and scored lines, the upper band with four... [Lire la suite]

05 septembre 2017

An extremely large and important 'Lingwu' cut-glaze wine jar, Xixia dynasty (1038-1227)

Lot 99. An extremely large and important 'Lingwu' cut-glaze wine jar, Xixia dynasty (1038-1227). Height 20 1/2  in., 52 cm. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of tapered ovoid form rising to a broad shoulder applied with four strap-handles, the body deftly cut through the brown glaze with two main registers of decoration, the lower band with four large peony sprays within shaped cartouches reserved on a ground of leaves and scored lines, the upper band with... [Lire la suite]