01 mars 2021

A rare Cizhou green-glazed and iron-black-brown-painted and incised 'peony' baluster vase, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th Centu

Lot 83. A rare Cizhou green-glazed and iron-black-brown-painted and incised 'peony' baluster vase, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th Century; 11 5/8in (29.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 40,000 - 60,000 (€ 33,000 - 50,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The globular body with high shoulders below a tall widely flaring trumpet neck and supported on a spreading circular foot, brilliantly incised and painted in an iron-black-brown oxide to opposite sides of the body with a full blossoming peony flowerhead borne on a leafy scrolling... [Lire la suite]

20 avril 2015

A large 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'Peony' baluster vase , Song-Jin Dynasty

A large 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'Peony' baluster vase , Song-Jin Dynasty. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP (54,260 - 81,390 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a tapering recessed base to a short broad neck with everted rim, covered overall with a thick lustrous dark chocolate-brown glaze superbly carved through to the buff ground with a broad band of meandering leafy blossoming peony, all between line borders and a band of overlapping stiff leaves at the base and a... [Lire la suite]