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]
30 mars 2020

A Qingbai flower-form bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 2102. A Qingbai flower-form bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 7¾ in. (19.7cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The bowl is potted with slightly rounded sides flaring widely to the petal-cut rim corresponding to the six petals of the fluidly carved and combed flowerhead that swirls outward from the center. The bowl is covered inside and out with a pale blue glaze pooling to a slightly darker tone... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2020

A Qingbai flower-form bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 2102. A Qingbai flower-form bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 7¾ in. (19.7cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The bowl is potted with slightly rounded sides flaring widely to the petal-cut rim corresponding to the six petals of the fluidly carved and combed flowerhead that swirls outward from the center. The bowl is covered inside and out with a pale blue glaze pooling to a slightly darker tone... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2020

A rare Ding-type vase, meiping, Liao-Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 2076. A  rare Ding-type vase, meiping, Liao-Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 16¾ in. (41.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price Realized USD 185,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is well potted with an elegant body of tapering ovoid shape that is surmounted by a cylindrical neck that rises to a wide mouth with lipped rim, and is covered overall with a transparent glaze of creamy white color that falls to the edge of the foot where the fine... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2020

A pair of Zhejiang celadon carved five-spout jars and covers, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1350. A pair of Zhejiang celadon carved five-spout jars and covers, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 11¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  The ovoid body carved above the foot with rows of overlapping petals rising towards the ribbed upper body carved with diagonal striations and demi-foliate sprays on the top rib of one between the five upright tubular spouts, the domed cover with everted rim and... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2020

Two Junyao deep bowls, Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1346. Two Junyao deep bowls, Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century; 7 1/8 and 7 in. (18 and 17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Both with flared sides rounding upwards to the upright rim, covered inside and out with a milky blue glaze thinning to mushroom on the rim and falling in a slightly irregular line onto the neatly cut foot to expose the grey ware burnt pale brown in the firing, the interior of the foot... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2020

A Yaozhou celadon carved bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1338. A Yaozhou celadon carved bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of rounded conical form, with a bow-string band below the rim on the exterior, the interior well carved with a curving lotus spray that fills the center below an incised line border, all under a crackled glaze of olive-green color. Provenance: Christie's, New York, 5 June 1986, lot 156. ... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2020

A brownish-black-glazed Cizhou-type box and cover, 11th-12th century

Lot 1332. A brownish-black-glazed Cizhou-type box and cover, 11th-12th century; 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  The box flaring widely from the flat foot to the upright sides, with domed cover, covered all over in a dark brownish-black glaze thinning to brown on the edges and stopping short of the rims and base to expose the buff ware, the sides of the interior of the box glazed brownish-black,... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2020

A molded Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1321. A molded Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century; 8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. With deep flared sides rising to the rounded rim, molded in the interior with a central leafy spray beneath a border of peony scroll in the cavetto, with a grooved band above the short foot on the exterior, covered overall with an olive-green glaze, the unglazed foot burnt brown in... [Lire la suite]