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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27 août 2015

A purple-splashed 'Jun' jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty

A purple-splashed 'Jun' jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the globular body supported on a short splayed foot, the short slightly everted neck flanked by two small loop handles, the body splashed on both sides with a large area of rich purple on the pale milky-blue glaze, stopping short of the unglazed foot. Width 5 1/4  in., 13.3 cm Provenance: Collection of Jacques Poberejsky, Rye, New York.Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 12th October 1945,... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2015

A purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan dynasty

A purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot, covered overall in a thick pale blue glaze, transmuting to a single bold crimson splash on the interior, the rich purple glaze covering two thirds of the exterior, thinning to a buff tone at the rim and stopping short of the foot to reveal the dark brown body. Diameter 7 3/8  in., 18.7 cm Provenance: Tonying & Co., Inc.Parke-Bernet Galleries,... [Lire la suite]


23 août 2015

A lavender-blue 'Jun' tripod censer, Jin-Yuan dynasty

A lavender-blue 'Jun' tripod censer, Jin-Yuan dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. he compressed globular body supported on three short cabriole legs, the short broad neck culminating in a wide angled galleried rim, covered 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, thinning at the rim to a pale mushroom color, the tips of the feet left unglazed... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2015

A small 'Jun' tripod censer, Jin dynasty

A small 'Jun' tripod censer, Jin dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the compressed globular body supported on three short cabriole legs, the short broad neck culminating in a wide angled galleried rim, covered inside and out with a lightly crackled thick milky-blue glaze fading to mushroom at the rim, the tips of the feet left unglazed revealing the reddish-brown body, wood stand (2). Height 2 9/16  in., 6.5 cm Notes: A tripod censer of similar size, shape and glaze... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2015

A pair of green 'Jun' bubble bowls, Song dynasty

A pair of green 'Jun' bubble bowls, Song dynasty. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. each rising from a short straight foot to shallow rounded sides, covered overall with a thick lustrous soft grayish-green glaze suffused with crackles thinning towards the rim, the footrim unglazed revealing the reddish-brown body, wood stands (4). Diameter 4 in., 10 cm Notes: The Jun kilns located in the counties of Yu and Linru in Henan province are best known for wares applied... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2015

A rare 'Jun' cupstand, Song dynasty

A rare 'Jun' cupstand, Song dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the hollow bowl with rounded sides collared by a saucer dish with a curved rim, supported on a hollow cylindrical foot, covered overall with a pale blue glaze, suffused throughout with minute white flecks, draining on the extremities to a mushroom color and stopping short of the knife-pared foot on the exterior. Width 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm Literature: Dan-jiong Tan, Zhongguo taoci shi [History of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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