27 mars 2018

A pair of Yaozhou celadon flower-form bowls, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century

Lot 1460. A pair of Yaozhou celadon flower-form bowls, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century; 4½ and 4 3/8 in. (11.5 and 11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Each with deep rounded sides rising from a tall cylindrical foot to the out-curved petal-cut rim, the sides of the interior applied with six slip ribs that rise to the slight notches cut in the rim, covered inside and out with a glaze of grey-green color that thins on the... [Lire la suite]

26 février 2018

A highly important Ding russet-splashed black-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 506. A highly important Ding russet-splashed black-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate On Request. Price realised USD 4,212,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The bowl is delicately potted with wide, flaring sides, and is covered inside and out with a lustrous black glaze streaked with russet splashes which radiate from the center towards the mouth rim where the glaze thins to russet brown. The glaze on the exterior has some russet... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2018

A rare carved Ding 'Chilong' brush washer, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 505. A rare carved Ding 'Chilong' brush washer, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 468,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The brush washer is finely potted with gently rounded, shallow sides rising to an unglazed rim mounted with a copper band. The interior is fluently carved with a coiled chilong, and the washer is covered inside and out with a glaze of creamy ivory color which pools slightly to a darker shade... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2016

A faceted yingqing vase from the Bernat collection, Song dynasty

Lot 750. A faceted yingqing vase from the Bernat collection, Song dynasty. Estimate 3000/5000 €. Photo Nagel of pear-shape and octafoil outline - H. 20,3 cm  - Few overpainted losses to glaze, very small glaze frits Property from an old South German private collection, bought from the Bernat Collection from Christie's New York, 7.11.1980, Lot 69 Exhibted and publ. - Currier Gallery of Art 'Chinese Ceramics of the Sung Dynasty', 1959, no. 60; - Smith College Museum 'Chinese Art', 1962, no. 172 ... [Lire la suite]