10 décembre 2018

A small white-glazed 'Buddha' lantern vase, Five Dynasties, 10th century

Lot 65. A small white-glazed 'Buddha' lantern vase, Five Dynasties, 10th century; 7,2 cm, 2 7/8  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 EUR. Unsold. © Sotheby's le col et le pied évasés, la panse quadrangulaire légèrement arrondie décorée de quatre réserves délimitées par des bordures imitant des cordages et décorées d'un Bouddha dans une mandorle et de nœuds, la belle glaçure blanche transparente aux tonalités couleur olive. Provenance: Acquired in Taiwan. Sotheby's. Art d'Asie, 11... [Lire la suite]

06 octobre 2018

A Yue Lobed Stem Cup, Five Dynasties, 10th Century

Lot 3007. A Yue Lobed Stem Cup, Five Dynasties, 10th Century. H 6.7cm D 10.3cm. Estimate HKD 80,000 - 100,000 (USD 10,210 - 12,762). Sold price HKD 271,400 (USD 34,636). © Poly Auction. with a foliate rim and five lobes, supported on a flared stem foot, covered overall in rare green glaze. Poly Hong Kong. The Collection of Shu Zheng Zhai - A Selection of Archaic Chinese Ceramics II, 2 october 2018, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
28 août 2018

A rare amber-brown-glazed bottle and cover, Liao dynasty, 10th century

Lot 1284. A rare amber-brown-glazed bottle and cover, Liao dynasty, 10th century; 10 ½ in. (26.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The compressed globular body has an upright mid-section bordered by raised edges, the upper edge with a 'beaded' band repeated on the shoulder and at the base of the neck and another encircling the neck. The amber-brown glaze has large areas of iridescence. The cover is similarly glazed all over. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York,... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2018

A small celadon-glazed box and cover, 10th century

Lot 204. A small celadon-glazed box and cover, 10th century; 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diam. Estimate : GBP 1,500 - 2,000.Price Realised: GBP 2750.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018 The box and cover are decorated with a thin celadon glaze, with a small winged insect applied to the top of the cover. Christie’s. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
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03 juin 2018

An important and very rare pair of ‘Guan’-inscribed Ding square dishes, Five Dynasties-Early Northern Song dynasty, 10th century

Lot 2925. An important and very rare pair of ‘Guan’-inscribed Ding square dishes, Five Dynasties-Early Northern Song dynasty, 10th century;  3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm.) square. Estimate HKD 8,000,000 - HKD 12,000,000. Price realised HKD 9,460,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The flared sides that rise from the flat base to the foliate rim are decorated to the interior cavetto with a raised line of slip separating each petal above the quatrefoil motifs in the bottom of the... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2018

Two Nichapur slip-painted pottery bowls, 10th century

Lot 110. A Nichapur slip-painted pottery bowl with a bird, 10th century. Diam. : 15 cm. Estimation 500 - 700 €. © Artcurial Coupe tronconique décorée en vert sur engobe noir d'un oiseau stylisé. Bordure décorée de festons et de pointillés.  Lot 111. A Nishapur slip-painted pottery bowl with kufi inscriptions, 10th century. Diam. : 24 cm. Estimation 2 000 - 3 000 €. © Artcurial Coupe tronconique décorée sur engobe noir d'une large inscription concentrique verte en coufique... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2018

'Song: Chinese Ceramics, 10th to 13th Century (part 5)' at Eskenazi, from 10 May to 1 June 2018

 'Song: Chinese Ceramics, 10th to 13th Century (part 5)' at Eskenazi, from 10 May to 1 June 2018 © Eskenazi LONDON - Eskenazi will present an exhibition of 20 ceramics of the Song Dynasty from 10 May to 1 June 2018 in London. Widely recognised as the pinnacle of Chinese ceramic art, Song ceramics have been revered for centuries and influenced design worldwide into the 21st century. Echoing the scholar spirit of the Song dynasty and the period’s appreciation for the life force of nature, or qi, the ceramics will be shown... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2018

A 'Ding' foliate-rim dish, 10th century

Lot 666. A 'Ding' foliate-rim dish, 10th century. Width 4 7/8  in., 12.4 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. thinly potted, with shallow conical sides rising from a slightly splayed foot to a foliate rim divided into five petals lobes, covered overall with an ivory white glaze . Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 march 2018, 10:00 AM
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11 mars 2018

Priestley & Ferraro at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

An early Yaozhou celadon bowl. China, Five Dynasties period or early Northern Song dynasty, 10th century. Glazed ceramic. © Priestley & Ferraro A Yueyao mandarin duck-pattern box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 11th-12th century. Diameter: 13.2cm, 5 ¼ in. © Priestley & Ferraro A Jianyao “hare’s-fur” teabowl. Early Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 12th-13th century. Diameter: 11.2 cm, 4 3/8 inches. © Priestley & Ferraro A Cizhou pillow with tiger, Song dynasty... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

Small Yaozhou Shallow Bowl, Five Dynasties, 10th c., A.D.

Small Yaozhou Shallow Bowl, Five Dynasties, 10th c., A.D., China. Diameter: 12cm. © Zetterquist Galleries. A small shallow stoneware bowl with a finely formed unglazed foot rim and thinly glaze underfoot fired to a russet brown color. The bowl is covered with a sweet pale green glaze that thins at the rim. Although reminiscent of later “moon white” glazes, this piece represents a rare perfectly fired tenth century example. An example of the same type with steeper walls is published in “Masterpieces of... [Lire la suite]
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