27 mars 2017

A Seljuk inset gold belt, Seljuk Iran or Anatolia, 12th-13th century 

Lot 75. A Seljuk inset gold belt, Seljuk Iran or Anatolia, 12th-13th century. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 70,000 (USD 77,100 - USD 107,940). Price realised GBP 61,250 (USD 94,386) © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Comprising four shaped stepped gold beads each set with three red carnelians, alternating with three tapering pyramidal rectangular beads each set with an emerald or black stone, these larger beads divided by cartouche-shaped panels each set with two pearls and two turquoises in high cylindrical... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2017

Priestley & Ferraro at Asia Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Jianyao “hare’s-fur” teabowl, Early Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 12th-13th century. Diameter: 4 3/8 inches (11.2 cm) © Priestley & Ferraro A Junyao "bubble" bowl. China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Glazed stoneware. Diameter: 3 1/4 inches (8.2 cm) © Priestley & Ferraro A Yaozhou carved peony-pattern bowl, China, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter: 7 3/4 in (19.8 cm) © Priestley & Ferraro A Korean celadon bamboo-bundle shaped ewer and cover, Goryeo... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2017

Bottle Vase (Meiping) with Stylized Spirals, Song dynasty (960–1279), 12th-13th century

Bottle Vase (Meiping) with Stylized Spirals, Song dynasty (960–1279), 12th-13th century. Qingbai ware; porcelain with underglaze incised and stippled decoration. H. 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.); diam. 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.). Bequest of Henry C. Schwab, 1941.766. Art Institute of Chicago © 2015 The Art Institute of Chicago
15 janvier 2017

Covered Foliate Box with Stylized Flowers, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 12th-13th century

Covered Foliate Box with Stylized Flowers, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 12th-13th century. Qingbai ware; porcelain with underglaze mold-impressed decoration. H. 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.); diam. 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.). Gift of Stanley Herzman in memory of Gladys Wolfson Herzman, 1997.379a-b. Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago
26 août 2016

A paper-cut resist-decorated Jizhou tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 708. A paper-cut resist-decorated Jizhou tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The interior is decorated in resist technique with paper-cut decoration of three quaterlobed flower heads reserved in brown against the variegated, milky buff ground. The exterior is covered in a ‘tortoiseshell’ glaze of dark brown color mottled in beige falling short of a knife-cut edge above the low, narrow ring foot. 4 ½ in, (11.3 cm.), Japanese... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2016

A Jianyao 'Hare's fur' tea bowl, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1307. A Jianyao 'Hare's fur' tea bowl, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The conical bowl is covered inside and out with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze finely streaked with russet 'hare's fur' markings below the unglazed russet-brown rim and falling in an irregular line to the angle above the foot exposing the ware fired to a purplish-brown color. 4 ¾ in. (12.2 cm.) diam. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

17 août 2016

A Junyao deep bowl, Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 801. A Junyao deep bowl, Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The bowl has deep, rounded sides that rise from the small, slightly flared foot and is covered overall with a glaze of pale blue color suffused with a fine crackle that thins to mushroom at the rim and ends in an irregular line above the foot. 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) diam. Provenance: Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2016

A Korean celadon-glazed bowl, Goryeo dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 34. A Korean celadon-glazed bowl, Goryeo dynasty, 12th-13th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The bowl is incised on the interior with three phoenixes in flight, covered overall with a bluish-green glaze. 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam. Two chips to the mouth rim - there are scratches and abrasion to both exterior and interior  - a glaze gap to the interior - a few surface nicks - three spur marks on the base. Estimation: USD 3,000 - 4,000 Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2016

A Junyao water dropper, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 15. A Junyao water dropper, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The conjoined pomegranate water dropper has two small holes towards the top of each fruit and is covered overall with an milky-blue tone glaze that falls in an irregular line to the foot. 4 in. (10.16 cm.) wide. The small cup that was originally attached to this water droppers is missing with some associated glaze loss - few collection marks in black to the base of one pomegranate  - an area of glaze... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2016

A large Jun sky-blue glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 3118. A large Jun sky-blue glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate HK$800,000 – HK$1,200,000 ($103,470 - $155,204). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The bowl is well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a ring foot to a slightly inverted rim. It is covered overall with an opaque glaze of milky lavender blue suffused with a pale crackle and thinning to mushroom at the rim. 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam. Christie's. CLASSICAL CHINESE ART FROM THE SUI TO THE... [Lire la suite]