14 février 2020

A rare black-glazed russet-splashed 'medallion' vase, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 77. A rare black-glazed russet-splashed 'medallion' vase, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Height 8 1/2  in., 21.5 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot sold 200,000 USD.Photo Sotheby's of ovoid form with a sloping broad shoulder set with a waisted neck and an everted mouth rim, covered overall in a glossy black glaze profusely splashed with vivid russet floret medallions, the rim further dotted with russet, the glaze stopping neatly above the white-slip painted... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2015

A rare 'Qingbai' 'Medallion' vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 101. A rare 'Qingbai' 'Medallion' vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Height 9 5/8  in., 24.5 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 237,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the high shouldered body surmounted by a low waisted neck with an everted mouthrim, decorated around the body with nine six-lobed medallions enclosing peony flower heads, separated by small foliate scrolls, covered overall with a pale blue glaze pooling darker in the recesses, the base unglazed.  ... [Lire la suite]