13 février 2019

A rare Dingyao incised 'Daylily' deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 733. A rare Dingyao incised 'Daylily' deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) diam. Estimate $220,000 - USD 300,000. Price Realized $245,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The bowl is finely potted with deep, rounded sides rising from a flat base to a lipped rim. The interior is freely carved with daylily blossoms borne on graceful, leafy stems, and the bowl is covered inside and out with a transparent ivory glaze stopping at the... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2019

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

Lot 732. A rare Dingyao carved dish, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) diam. Estimate $60,000 – $80,000. Price Realized $161,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The dish has shallow rounded sides that flare to a slightly everted rim, with metal mount, and the interior is finely carved with a coiled chi dragon encircled by two leafy stems, each bearing a single flower. The interior and exterior are covered with a glaze of ivory tone that also covers the... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2019

A molded Dingyao bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 730. A molded Dingyao bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century; 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate $25,000 – $35,000. Price Realized $52,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The bowl has rounded conical sides and is molded on the interior with four peony blooms surrounded by scrolling foliage. The bowl is covered with a glaze of ivory tone below the metal-mounted rim, and there is some pink and grey staining to the glaze below the rim on the exterior, Japanese wood box ... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2019

A small Dingyao carved bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 728. A small Dingyao carved bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century; 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) diam. Estimate $5,000 – $7,000. Price Realized $27,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The bowl has deep, rounded sides and is raised on a small, circular foot. The interior is carved with a graceful, leafy stem bearing a large flower below the unglazed rim. The bowl is covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory tone that continues over the foot onto the flat base. Note: A very... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2019

A Fatimid lustre dish featuring a bird amidst foliage, Egypt, 11th-12th century

Lot 83. A Fatimid lustre dish featuring a bird amidst foliage, Egypt, 11th-12th century; 19.5cm. diam. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot Sold 37,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s 2014 the earthenware body painted in lustre on an opaque white glaze, featuring a bird amidst scrolling foliage, with a turquoise splash in the centre, the exterior with stylised motifs. Note: This earthenware bowl was painted over the glaze in golden yellow lustre with the figure of a bird amidst stylised foliage.... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2019

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 the firing. ... [Lire la suite]

14 janvier 2019

A small Junyao purple-splashed 'bubble' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1317. A small Junyao purple-splashed 'bubble' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century; 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 104,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The rounded sides rising from the tapered foot to the slightly incurved mouth rim, covered inside and out with an opaque glaze of pale milky blue tone thinning to mushroom color at the rim and enhanced with dark purple splashes on the interior and exterior, with a small splash of pale blue... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2019

A Cizhou ivory-glazed carved pottery pillow, Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1320. A Cizhou ivory-glazed carved pottery pillow, Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) long. Estimate $6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized $43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The slightly dished, canted top carved through the white slip with a large peony blossom borne on a leafy stem that surrounds the flower, reserved on a punched ground, covered overall with a glaze of ivory tone that falls to the foot. Provenance: Acquired by Walter Hochstadter prior to 1997 and... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2018

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

Lot 26. A Yaozhou celadon carved ‘Floral’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 5 ¼ in. (13 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000 (USD 6,401 - USD 8,962). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
31 août 2018

A very rare Ding dish with traces of gilded decoration, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1311. A very rare Ding dish with traces of gilded decoration, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The dish has shallow, rounded sides rising to the flat, everted rim, and the interior bears traces of gilding with four evenly-spaced characters, shou shan fu hai (mountains of longevity and oceans of fortune). The dish is covered overall with a lustrous glaze of ivory color below the... [Lire la suite]