02 septembre 2019

A black-glazed 'oil-spot' jar, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1025. A black-glazed 'oil-spot' jar, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Of globular form, the jar is covered with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze and decorated with irregular rows of silvery splashes. The interior covered with a thin brown glaze, and the lower body and broad foot are left unglazed to show the fine-grained ware. George de Menasce (1890-1967) Collection, no. 475.Spink & Son Ltd., London, 5 May... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2019

A silver flanged cup, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 583. A silver flanged cup, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 in. (10.2 cm.) wide; weight 50 g. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The shallow cup is decorated on the interior with a single lotus flower, and has a flat, flange-like handle decorated in repoussé stippling with foliate scroll projecting from the rim on one side. Provenance: Dr. Johan Carl Kempe (1884-1967) Collection, Sweden, before 1953, no. CK136.Sotheby's London, Masterpieces of... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2019

A russet-decorated ovoid vase, meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 545. A russet-decorated ovoid vase, meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.  The tapering ovoid body covered with a lustrous black glaze and painted in reddish-brown with two phoenixes amongst flower sprays, all below the short, double-ringed neck, box. Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York.  Note: Vessels of this type, with these distinctive small,... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

A Junyao bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1341. A Junyao bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century, together with a green Jun shallow dish, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 3/8 and 6¼ in. (18.8 and 15.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With rounded sides covered inside and out with a milky blue glaze thinning to mushroom at the rim; together with a green Jun shallow dish, Song-Jin dynasty, covered inside and out with a crackle-suffused glaze of soft grey-green color. ... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2019

A rare Cizhou painted and incised truncated meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century 

Lot 3099. A rare Cizhou painted and incised truncated meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 9 in. (22.9 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 860,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The well-potted, high-shouldered body fluidly painted in brown with three stylised floral sprays, with combined and incised details, all on a white slip under a transparent glaze which continues over the outwardly curved rim into the interior of the neck and... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2019

A Yaozhou carved celadon tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 2912. A Yaozhou carved celadon tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The small censer is modelled with a flat rim supported on a waisted neck carved with a cross-hatched pattern. The compressed body is freely carved with elegant foliage scrolls, all supported on three cabriole feet emanating from beast heads. The exterior and underside are covered in an olive green... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2019

A pair of Junyao glazed dishes, 12th-13th century

Lot 20. A pair of Junyao glazed dishes, 12th-13th century. Each 17cm (6 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,500 - 5,800). © Bonhams 2001-2019. Each elegantly potted with shallow sides supported on a carefully-cut foot, applied overall with a greyish-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim.  Provenance: Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, purchased on 3 January 1957A distinguished English private collection and thence by descent. Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2019
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24 avril 2019

A Minai pottery bowl, Persia, 12th-13th Century

Lot 19. A Minai pottery bowl, Persia, 12th-13th Century; 23 cm. diam. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 (€ 4,600 - 6,900). © Bonhams 2001-2019 of deep slightly flaring form on a long foot, decorated in polychrome and gold leaf on a cream ground with a central roundel containing a mounted figure hawking, surrounded by a band of seated figures interspersed by stylised foliate sprays, the border with a band of inscription in kufic interspersed by roundels containing palmettes, the interstices with... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2019

A pair of very rare Jizhou guri-style pear-shaped vases, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 2099. A pair of very rare Jizhou guri-style pear-shaped vases, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 9 in. (23cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each pear-shaped vase has a bow-string band on the shoulder below the tapering neck, which rises to an everted foliate mouth rim. The exterior is decorated with an allover design of alternating scroll-filled heart-shaped 'guri' pattern, reserved in a variegated golden... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2019

An Aghkand sgraffiato pottery bowl, Persia, 12th-13th century

Lot 141. An Aghkand sgraffiato pottery bowl, Persia, 12th-13th century; 11.3cm. height, 27.5cm. diam. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (4,643- 6,965 EUR). Lot Sold 4,375 GBP (5,072 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of deep rounded form with straight edges on a short foot, the body with a cream slip-ground decorated with iron brown and copper green splashed glazes, incised drawings, featuring a simurgh amidst foliage, the cavetto with bands containing stylised details,... [Lire la suite]
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