15 mars 2019

A 'Yaozhou' foliate-rim dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 624. A 'Yaozhou' foliate-rim dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000. Courtesy Sotheby's finely potted, with angled sides rising from a broad base resting on a short foot to an elegantly everted hexalobed rim, the flaring shallow sides divided into six lobes by slender radial lines in slip, the underside with a single incised line just below the rim, applied overall with a smooth sage-green glaze save for the unglazed footring burnt orange in the firing. ... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2019

A large 'Yaozhou' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 622. A large 'Yaozhou' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 7 5/8 in., 19.4 cm. Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a slightly spreading foot to a gently flared rim, covered overall with a translucent olive-green glaze save for the foot burnt orange during firing. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019
15 mars 2019

A small carved 'Yaozhou' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 620. A small carved 'Yaozhou' box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 3 in., 7.6 cm. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. of circular section, the box with low straight sides rising from a shallow lower body set over a straight foot, the cover with similar straight sides and a gently domed top, the top carved with a blossoming peony, the lush petals and leaves deftly carved and incised with sweeping comb patterns, covered overall in a translucent olive-colored glaze save for the... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A large 'Yaozhou' ''floral' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 619. A large 'Yaozhou' ''floral' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 8 3/4 in., 22.2 cm. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the broad conical sides rising from a low foot, the interior molded with a large roundel encompassing the entirety of the cavetto save for a plain band around the rim, depicting a thick stem sprouting three luxuriant peony blooms, the soft petals falling open in every direction, their delicate veining simulated in combed wavy lines all amid fluttering leaves... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A 'Yaozhou' brown black-glazed lobed ewer, Late Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 617. A 'Yaozhou' brown black-glazed lobed ewer, Late Tang dynasty (618-906); 9 1/4in (23.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 3,500 - 5,300). Sold for US$ 11,950 (€ 10,529) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The lobed, ovoid body rising from a neatly cut splayed foot, surmounted by a flaring neck set between a short tapering upright spout and a pinched double strap handle, the thick black glaze thinning at the edges and wiped clean at the base revealing the fine and dense buff stoneware body. ... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A 'Yaozhou' brown parcel-glazed stoneware dish, Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 606. A 'Yaozhou' brown parcel-glazed stoneware dish, Tang dynasty (618-906); 6 1/4in (15.8cm) diam. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with gently flaring sides rising to an everted rim, supported on a knife-cut foot ring, the edges decorated with glaze to form a six-pointed star in reserve over a gray slip, centered with a floret on the interior, and leaving a hexagon with curved sides on the exterior, to reveal the grayish buff-colored body. ... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2019

A fine 'Yaozhou' five-lobed bowl, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1126)

Lot 391. A fine 'Yaozhou' five-lobed bowl, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1126); 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 72,000  USD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted of conical form with the deeply rounded petals radiating out from a circular center, each rim delinated by a sharp notch at the rim and a raised edge separating the lobes, covered overall in an even pale celadon-green glaze stopping neatly before the knife-pared foot revealing the buff colored body. ... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2019

A Magnificent early 'Yaozhou' ('Tongyao') carved double-gourd ewer, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 390. A Magnificent early 'Yaozhou' ('Tongyao') carved double-gourd ewer, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127); 8 in., 20.2 cm. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 USD. Lot sold 312,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. well-potted with perfectly balanced proportions, the spherical body supported on a low flared foot, deftly carved in relief with a wide band containing a single peony bloom set beneath the spout, borne on a foliate vine wrapping around the vessel and resting on a skirt of lotus petals, all below a... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2018

A small carved 'Yaozhou' saucer dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 1368. A small carved 'Yaozhou' saucer dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 4 7/8  in., 12.5 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $9,375. © Sotheby's the exterior decorated with a single incised line, the interior carved and combed with turbulent waves, covered overall with an attractive olive-green glaze suffused with fine crackle, stopping neatly in a circle around the base exposing the grayish-brown body, Japanese wood box (2). Provenance: Purchased in Tokyo, 1986.... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2018

A small 'Yaozhou' chrysanthemum-form 'dragon' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1363. A small 'Yaozhou' chrysanthemum-form 'dragon' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 4 7/8  in., 12.4 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $8,125. © Sotheby's potted with the fluted sides rising from a recessed base, carved to the interior with a five-clawed dragon, covered overall with a grayish-green glaze, save for a ring to the underside left unglazed to reveal the gray stoneware body. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March... [Lire la suite]