29 août 2018

A rare carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 214. A rare carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279). Height 7 3/8  in., 18.7 cm. Estimate 40,000 —60,000 USD. Sold Price: 56,250 USD © Sotheby's 2018. the teardrop-shaped body set over a low foot and rising to a narrow, waisted neck broadening toward the rim, freely carved all around with a long peony stem undulating around the body and issuing slender shoots of new growth coiling up the neck, clusters of curling leaves peeling from each branch and framing... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2018

A 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Wave' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 212. A  'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Wave' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12 cm. Estimate 4,000 —6,000 USD. Sold Price: 5,000 USD © Sotheby's 2018. the interior incised and combed with turbulent waves, the exterior with an incised band encircling the angled sides, covered overall in an attractive olive-colored glaze stopping short of the recessed base to reveal the russet-toned biscuit body. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1986.   ... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A rare 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Peony' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 211. A rare 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'Peony' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 7 5/8  in., 19.3 cm. Estimate 30,000 —50,000 USD. Sold Price: 350,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. the low, conical sides rising from a straight foot to a prominent rolled rim, the interior carved and combed with a magnificent peony blossom surrounded by a profusion of curling leaves and stems, the swirling lines of the motif moving lyrically beneath the translucent olive-colored glaze, the glaze... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A large 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed carved 'Floral' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 210. A large 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed carved 'Floral' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 8 5/8  in.,  22 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's 2018. of broad conical form with gently rounded sides rising to a lipped rim, the interior with combed leaves sprouting from a carved undulating vine encircling a lobed, floriform center enclosing further foliage, covered overall with an olive-green glaze suffused with a fine craquelure, the foot ring left unglazed... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A small 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 209. A small 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 5 5/8  in., 14.3 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's 2018. with steeply rounded walls rising from a short, slightly flared foot, the interior centered by a freely carved floral sprig encircled by undulating combed lines in the cavetto, the exterior with a single line carved below the lip, covered overall in a semi-translucent olive-green glaze suffused with crackle save for the foot ring. ... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2017

Two small molded 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'fish' bowls, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 963. Two small molded 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'fish' bowls, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter of larger 4 in., 10.1 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 6,875 USD. © Sotheby's   each decorated to the interior with four fish swimming amid dense waves, the exterior carved with radiating flutes, covered overall with an olive-green glaze save for the foot ring (2).  Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017

19 juin 2017

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed zhadou, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 406. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed zhadou, Northern Song dynasty, 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 106,250 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with the compressed globular body rising to a slightly waisted neck opening into a wide, six-lobed rim with down-turned petal tips, covered overall with an olive-green glaze. Note: Three zhadou of similar form, excavated at the 'Yaozhou' kiln site, are illustrated in The Yaozhou Kiln Site of... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2017

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'floral' box and cover, Northern Song – Jin dynasty

Lot 402. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'floral' box and cover, Northern Song – Jin dynasty, 8.3 cm, 3 1/4  in. Estimate 70,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 562,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated to the top with a leafy floral spray, covered overall with an olive-green glaze, save for the base left unglazed to reveal the pale brown stoneware body. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
15 mai 2017

A small white-glazed jar and a 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed waterpot, Song – Yuan dynasty

Lot 387. A small white-glazed jar and a 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed waterpot, Song – Yuan dynasty, 10.2 and 8 cm, 4 and 3 1/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the jar with the globular body rising from a recessed base to a short neck with a lipped rim; the waterpot with a compressed globular body surmounted by a short neck and straight galleried mouth Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017, 02:00 PM      
11 mars 2017

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 644. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep conical body rising from a short spreading foot, the interior freely carved with luscious curling leaves dancing around a peony in full bloom all within an incised upper brand, the exterior carved with narrow blade-like leaves rising from the foot to an incised upper band, covered overall in an olive-green glaze. Diameter 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm  Provenance: E... [Lire la suite]