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]

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]