27 mars 2015

A Jizhou resist-decorated papercut conical bowl, China, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Jizhou resist-decorated papercut conical bowl, China, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $12,000 - $18,000. Price Realized $40,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The interior decorated in resist technique with paper-cut decoration of three diamond-shaped, openwork flowers reserved in brown against the variegated, milky buff ground, the exterior covered in a 'tortoiseshell' glaze of dark brown color mottled in beige falling to the small, circular foot;4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diameter, box ... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2015

A large Cizhou-type russet 'oil-spot' bowl, China, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

A large Cizhou-type russet  'oil-spot' bowl, China, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $7,000 - $9,000. Price Realized $23,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The rounded sides covered inside and out with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze liberally splashed on the interior with russet 'oil spots' that continue on the exterior where the glaze falls in an irregular line atop a thin brown glaze; 7 ¾ in. (20 cm.) diameter, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2015

A Cizhou-type russet-splashed blackish-brown-glazed bowl, China, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Cizhou-type russet-splashed blackish-brown-glazed bowl, China, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $7,000 - $9,000. Price Realized $32,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The deep, rounded conical bowl covered on the interior with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze decorated with five large russet splashes composed of densely spaced russet flecks reserved against a ground of more dispersed russet flecks, the glaze also covering the exterior below the russet rim above a caramel glaze that falls short of the foot,... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2015

A Cizhou-type blackish-brown-glazed bowl with white rim, China, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Cizhou-type blackish-brown-glazed bowl with white rim, China, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $6,875. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The deep, flared sides rounding upwards towards the slightly inverted rim covered with a white slip under a clear glaze, the body covered on the interior with a lustrous black glaze decorated with five very faint luster splashes, the exterior with a black and brown glaze; 6 3/8 in. (16.4 cm.) diameter, box Provenance: The Collection... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2015

A Cizhou-type russet-splashed blackish-brown-glazed, bowl, China, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Cizhou-type russet-splashed blackish-brown-glazed, bowl, China, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Price Realized $25,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl with rounded sides covered inside and out with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze decorated on the interior with five large russet splashes, and ending on the exterior in an irregular line atop a thin olive-brown glaze that falls short of the foot, exposing the buff ware; 7 in. (18.2 cm.) diameter, box Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2015

A rare Qingbai-type model of a granary and cover, China, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A rare Qingbai-type model of a granary and cover, China, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Price Realized $37,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vessel heavily potted in the shape of a circular granary raised on a plinth bisected on one side by stairs rising to a doorway fitted with a separate vertically sliding door, the separate cover modeled as a tiled roof surmounted by a large bud finial, covered in a grayish-blue glaze, the stairs and door left in the biscuit; 9... [Lire la suite]


26 mars 2015

A Qingbai tiger-form support, China, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Qingbai tiger-form support, China, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The hollow figure modeled as a recumbent tiger with mouth open in a roar and long, striped tail flicked to one side, the back supporting a slightly concave platform, covered with a pale aqua-blue glaze, the flat base unglazed; 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) wide, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2015

A pair of Qingbai-type jars and covers, China, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A pair of Qingbai-type jars and covers, China, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $23,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each body divided into six lobes by vertical, double incised lines, with four small loops applied to the stepped shoulder, and each with lightly stepped cover, the exterior covered with a mottled glaze of pale grey-green color pooling in the recesses, the interior and foot unglazed exposing the white ware - 4 ¾ in. (12.5 cm.) high, box ... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2015

A small Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A small Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $8,125. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The center of the interior molded with a flower head below leafy foliate meander bearing flowers alternately shown in full bloom and in profile, the exterior cut with simplified petals rising to the slightly everted rim, covered overall with a glaze of olive color; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diameter, box Provenance: The Collection of... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

A Yaozhou celadon censer cover in the form of two entwined lions, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Yaozhou celadon censer cover in the form of two entwined lions, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Modeled as one lion biting the back of the other, each with curled mane and ferocious expression, the glaze of vitreous, pale olive tone; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diameter, box  The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]


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