28 février 2021

A very rare Cizhou sgraffiato ‘Special Blessings’ pillow, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 885. A very rare Cizhou sgraffiato ‘Special Blessings’ pillow, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 9 ¾ in. (25 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The concave top is carved through the white slip with the characters da (great) and ji (auspiciousness), between two blossoming floral stems, all reserved against a ring-punched 'fish-roe' ground. The sides are carved with panels enclosing chrysanthemum blossoms. Literature: Kaikodo... [Lire la suite]

25 janvier 2021

Two Yingqing foliate bowls, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century

  Lot 530. Two Yingqing foliate bowls, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century; 7in (17.8cm) diam. Estimate US$ 300 - 400. Sold for US$ 573 (€ 472). Courtesy Bonhams. both with incised decoration, one with large flat center and three stylized combed flower-heads, the other conical with a denser foliate design. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles
25 janvier 2021

Two Cizhou pottery ceramics, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century

 Lot 529. Two Cizhou pottery ceramics, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century; 5 3/8in (13.5cm) diameter and 5in(12.8cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500. Sold for US$ 1,530 (€ 1,259). Courtesy Bonhams. Of archaic gu form, modeled with a flared neck withvase with trumpet neck and incised with leaf-form lappets, with a red character painted under the foot ring. Bonhams. Asian Decorative Works of Art, 15 Dec 2020, Los Angeles
23 janvier 2021

Two teabowls Jizhou type, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century

Lot 438. Two teabowls Jizhou type, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century; 4 1/2in (11.4cm), 4 3/8in (11cm) diam. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000. Sold for US$ 3,187 (€ 2,621). Courtesy Bonhams. Each well potted with steeply sloping sides and covered in and out with a 'tortoise shell' glaze stopping at the buff foot. Bonhams. Fine Chinese and Japanese Works of Art Part II, 14 Dec 2020, Los Angeles
20 janvier 2021

A Cizhou circular box and cover, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century

Lot 108. A Cizhou circular box and cover, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century; 4 1/2in (11.5cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000. Sold for US$ 2,167. Courtesy Bonhams. The gently domed cover painted in brown color on top with slender leafy stems against a ground of creamy-white glaze, fitted to the similarly glazed shallow box. Provenance: Uragami Sokyu-Do, August 1999. Note: See a similar box sold Christie's Hong Kong, April 4 2017, lot 30. Bonhams. Fine Chinese and Japanese... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2021

Two Qingbai glazed vessels, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 107. Two Qingbai glazed vessels, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 3 1/2in (8.8cm) with cover; 5 1/8in (13cm) diam. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000. Sold for US$ 3,187. Courtesy Bonhams. The first a finely potted globular jar with a cover both bearing and even blue-tinged translucent glaze; the second a warming bowl with straight sides molded with a network of elegantly pointed leaves and covered in and out with a pale blue-tinged glaze except for the rim which shows traces of a former metal band,... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2021

Two brown glazed Cizhou-type bowls, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century

Lot 104. Two brown glazed Cizhou-type bowls, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century; 3 1/2in (8.8cm) and 6 1/2in (15.8cm) diam. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000. Sold for US$ 4,462. Courtesy Bonhams. The first a wide-mouth jar, with deep brown glazed over a light brown slip; the second a tea bowl with strongly flared lip, covered with a dark brown glaze over a medium brown slip. Provenance: Flores and Iva, September 2001 Bonhams. Fine Chinese and Japanese Works of Art Part I, 14 Dec 2020, Los... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2021

A brown glazed Cizhou molded jar and cover, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century

Lot 102. A brown glazed Cizhou molded jar and cover, Song-Jin dynasties, 11th-12th century; 4 3/4in (12.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000. Sold for US$ 2,167. Courtesy Bonhams. The globular body impressed with two bands of basket-weave patterns and covered overall with an iron oxide glaze stopping short of the buff foot, the cover impressed with a sawtooth decoration below the knob finial. Bonhams. Fine Chinese and Japanese Works of Art Part I, 14 Dec 2020, Los Angeles  
25 mai 2020

A rare large Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 3259.  A rare large Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century; 8 in. (20.4 cm.) diam. Estimate $2,000 – $3,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl has slightly rounded conical sides and is molded in the center with two cranes in flight amidst clouds and between two ribbon-tied stems of lotus leaves and flowers. The exterior is carved with simplified petals that rise to a line border, all under a slightly greyish... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2020

A small carved Dingyao dish, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 2098. A small carved Dingyao dish, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 5 3/16 in. (13.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The bowl has shallow sides rounding upwards in a slight flare to the metal-mounted rim, and the interior is carved with a leafy stem bearing a single lotus. The dish is covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory tone that also covers the base, box. Note: A pair of related... [Lire la suite]