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]
29 mai 2016

A Ding-type brown-glazed meiping, Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 3113. A Ding-type brown-glazed meiping, Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate HK$200,000 – HK$300,000 (US$25,867 - $38,801). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The meiping is potted with a slender tapering body, covered overall with a thin brownish-olive glaze which stops below the everted mouth rim and continues down over the projecting foot rim.The mouth and the interior are covered with a clear glaze. 8 5/8in. (21.9cm.) high, box Provenance: Offered at Christie's New York, 20 September 2002, lot... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

A rare white-rimmed black-glazed zhadou, 12th-13th century

Lot 198. A rare white-rimmed black-glazed zhadou, 12th-13th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP (3,831 - 6,386 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a sharply everted short scalloped rim, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze save for the rim covered with a band of white slip beneath a clear glaze; 14.5 cm., 5 3/4  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM
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19 février 2016

A small Junyao tripod censer, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

A small Junyao tripod censer, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century. © Christie's 2003 The compressed body raised on three small curved feet below a slightly tapering neck and everted rim, covered inside and out with a soft turquoise blue glaze thinning to mushroom on the edges of the rim - 4in. (10.2cm.) across, stand and box  Lot 257. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $5,975 Notes: Compare a smaller Junyao blue-glazed censer of similar form illustrated by J. Ayers, The Baur Collection,... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2016

A Cizhou painted 'Zhang family' pillow, Late Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Cizhou painted 'Zhang family' pillow, Late Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. © Christie's Image 2003 Decorated on top with an ogival panel of a scholar standing by a river watching a double-gourd float by, and on the sides with panels of flowers, all surrounded by foliate designs and painted in brown on a white slip under a clear glaze, the base stamped with the three-character maker's mark Zhang jia zao (Made by the Zhang family) in a rectangular panel between a lotus blossom and a lotus leaf... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2016

A large russet-splashed blackish-brown-glazed bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

A large russet-splashed blackish-brown-glazed bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. © Christie's Image 2003 Of Cizhou type and of deep rounded form, covered on the interior and the upper portion of the exterior with a lustrous black glaze with subtle 'hare's fur' markings below russet coloring at the rim, with five large diffuse russet splashes on the interior, the unglazed lower body and foot of yellowish buff color - 7¾in. (19.7cm.) diam. Lot 243. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $11,353  ... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2016

Table screen, China, 12th-13th century

Table screen, China, 12th-13th century, Longquan ware. H 15.5 cm × w 14.0 cm × d 6.0 cm. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
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29 novembre 2015

A very rare finely moulded 'peacock' Ding dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

A very rare finely moulded 'peacock' Ding dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate HK$2,000,000 – HK$3,000,000 ($259,272 - $388,908). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is delicately potted with a flat base and flaring sides and is crisply moulded to the interior with a single peacock flying amid peonies and leaves, adorned by a butterfly and insect, all within a heptafoil frame. The well is further moulded with composite floral scroll below a keyfret band. The dish is covered overall... [Lire la suite]