11 février 2019

A rare large Cizhou-type brown-painted vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 705. A rare large Cizhou-type brown-painted vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 16 3/8 in. (41.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The high-shouldered, tapering body is painted in brown on a white slip with two stems of flowering peony below two leafy sprays on the tall neck that rises to a foliate rim with five out-turned petals, all under a clear glaze that falls irregularly to the stepped foot with... [Lire la suite]

11 février 2019

A sancai-glazed figure of a woman holding a goose, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 704. A sancai-glazed figure of a woman holding a goose, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The woman is seated on a rock stool while holding a goose-form wine vessel in her arms. She wears a tunic worn over the right shoulder, while the left sleeve is tucked under the belt in back, and is splash-and-resist-glazed in green, amber and cream. The head and chest are unglazed. The round... [Lire la suite]