03 mai 2016

A fine and rare 'Jun' blue-glazed tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 26. A fine and rare 'Jun' blue-glazed tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 35,000 — 45,000 GBP (44,699 - 57,470 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the compressed globular body raised on three short tapering legs, the short broad neck culminating in a wide angled galleried rim, covered overall with a lightly crackled and slightly translucent lavender-blue glaze of even tone with a fine glossy surface extending over the interior and exterior and completely covering the base,... [Lire la suite]

03 mai 2016

A blue-glazed 'Jun' dish, Northern Song Dynasty

Lot 25. A blue-glazed 'Jun' dish, Northern Song Dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP (38,313 - 51,084 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a wide everted rim, covered overall in a milky lavender-blue glaze thinning to mushroom at the edge of the rim and continuing over the foot ring, the base with five spur marks; 18.5 cm, 7 1/4  in.  Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 1996.Collection of Robert... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2016

A small ‘Jun’ saucer dish, Song dynasty

Lot 3, A small ‘Jun’ saucer dish, Song dynasty. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD (5,847 - 8,186 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's with shallow rounded sides resting on a tapering knife-pared foot, covered overall in a milky lavender-blue glaze suffused with a network of golden crackles, the glaze thinning to a mushroom tone around the rim and stopping unevenly around the footring, revealing a greyish buff body; 11.9 cm, 4 3/4  in. Provenance: Collection of K.T. Powell, until 1963 Bluett... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2016

Five 'Jun' saucer dishes, Northern Song Dynasty

Lot 257. Five 'Jun' saucer dishes, Northern Song Dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, covered overall with a lavender-blue glaze, thinning at the rim to a mushroom tone, Japanese wood box and purple silk wrappings (7). Diameter of largest 4 3/4  in., 12.2 cm  Note: The box inscribed by Ryōichi Fujioka (b. 1909).  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 16 Mar 2016, 10:00 AM
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20 novembre 2015

A 'Jun' 'Moon-white'-glazed incense burner, Yuan dynasty

A 'Jun' 'Moon-white'-glazed incense burner, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD (5,665 - 7,931 EUR).  Photo Sotheby's with a compressed globular body surmounted by a cylindrical neck and everted mouth, supported on three short feet, covered overall with a mottled caesious-coloured glaze save for the base revealing a dark brown body, later set with a pierced metal cover incised with a five-character mark - height 9 cm., 3 1/2  in. PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2015

A 'Jun' 'Moon-white' glazed dish, Song dynasty

A 'Jun' 'Moon-white' glazed dish, Song dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD (3,399 - 5,665 EUR).  Photo Sotheby's the circular dish with shallow, gently rounded sides covered overall in a pale blue glaze draining to a pale mushroom colour at the rim and thickening just before stopping at the neatly cut footring - 18.5 cm., 7 1/4  in. PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE JAPANESE COLLECTION, TOKYO  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 déc. 2015, 02:00 PM
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29 août 2015

A purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Song dynasty

A purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Song dynasty. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a slightly incurved rim, covered overall in a lavender-blue glaze stopping irregularly above the foot and thinning to a mushroom color at the rim, splashed with a small spot of reddish-purple on the interior  Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm Provenance: Collection of Warren Spencer Strauss (1930-2009), Houston, Texas.  Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2015

A 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty

A 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly recessed base to a lipped rim, covered overall in a thick lavender-blue glaze thinning at the rim to a mushroom color, supported on an unglazed neatly pared foot ring. Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm Provenance: Private San Francisco Collection.G.T. Marsh & Co., Monterey, California, acquired in the 1970s. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 15 sept. 2015
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27 août 2015

A sky-blue 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty

A sky-blue 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the circular dish with shallow, gently rounded sides covered overall in an evenly applied opalescent blue glaze draining to a pale mushroom color at the rim and thickening just before stopping at the small neatly carved foot ring. Diameter 6 5/8  in., 16.8 cm Provenance: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 12th-13th October 1955, lot 60. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 15 sept. 2015
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27 août 2015

A 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty

A 'Jun' dish, Song dynasty. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides supported on a straight foot ring, covered overall in a lavender-blue glaze stopped unevenly above the foot, thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim. Diameter 6 3/4  in., 17.1 cm Provenance: Collection of A.J.B. Kiddell (1894-1980), a former director of Sotheby's London, and thence by descent. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 15 sept. 2015
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