05 avril 2021

A rare black-dotted 'Jian' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

  Lot 120. A rare black-dotted 'Jian' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 4 ⅜ in., 11.3 cm. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD. Lot sold: 18,900 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides supported on a short foot, covered in a mottled, pale gray glaze dappled with evenly spaced black dots, the glaze stopping short of the foot to reveal the dark gray body. Property from the Aoyama Studio Collection. Provenance: Private Collection. ... [Lire la suite]

06 juin 2019

Two Jizhou 'Tortoiseshell' and 'Partridge feather' glazed bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 337. Two Jizhou 'Tortoiseshell' and 'Partridge feather' glazed bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 11.6 and 15.8 cm, 4 5/8  and 6 1/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with an incurved rim, applied overall with a black glaze and liberally splashed with caramel-beige tones simulating tortoiseshell and partridge feathers, the glaze stopping irregularly above the foot. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A russet-splashed black-glazed 'partridge feather' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 229. A russet-splashed black-glazed 'partridge feather' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 4 5/8  in., 11.7 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Sold Price: 43,750 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. well potted with gently rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, the interior covered with a lustrous black glaze, accentuated with russet 'partridge feather' streaks, the exterior covered in a persimmon glaze stopping neatly above the foot to reveal... [Lire la suite]