02 décembre 2019

A Cizhou white-glazed bowl and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 311. A Cizhou white-glazed bowl and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 15.8 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Lot Sold 8,750 HKD (1,118 USD). © Sotheby's. carved with upright leaves on the box and a spiral pattern on the handled cover.  Exhibited:  Gulbenkian Museum of Oriental Art and Archaeology, Durham (label). Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019

30 novembre 2019

A Cizhou painted 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 428. A Cizhou painted 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); 27.5 cm, 10 7/8  in.. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD (31,938 USD). © Sotheby's. the ovoid body tapering to a splayed foot and surmounted by a tall trumpet neck and rolled rim, painted in black around the exterior with two leafy peony sprays, the base unglazed revealing the buff stoneware body. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2019

A Cizhou painted and incised 'phoenix' jar, Jin – Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 313. A Cizhou painted and incised 'phoenix' jar, Jin – Yuan dynasty (1115-1368); 218 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD (31,938 USD). © Sotheby's. sturdily potted with a robust ovoid body surmounted by a short neck, the exterior painted in black over a white slip with two large phoenix soaring amidst cloud scrolls. Provenance: A private Japanese collection, by 1980. Literature: Yutaka Mino, Freedom of Clay and Brush... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2019

A Cizhou marbled stoneware bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 23. A Cizhou marbled stoneware bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,248 - USD 15,372). Price realised GBP 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is formed with rounded sides and is raised on a short foot ring. The marbled brown and beige ware is applied with a plain creamy-white slip on the mouth rim, all covered in a clear glaze. Property from the Estate of Albert and Leonie Van Daalen, Switzerland. ... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2019

A rare painted Cizhou jar, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644)

Lot 17. A rare painted Cizhou jar, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,280 - USD 15,420). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The exterior is delicately painted in brown slip with a wide band of flowers on leafy branches, beneath a narrower foliate band encircling the shoulder, all set against the white slip ground which extends into the interior and stops above the foot ring to reveal the buff stoneware body. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2019

A painted Cizhou ‘lady’ pillow, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 221. A painted Cizhou ‘lady’ pillow, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 16 7/8 in. (43 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 225,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Provenance: Kaikodo, New York, Autumn 19970 Literature: Kaikodo Journal, New York, 1997, no. 79. Exhibited: New York, Kaikodo, 1997. The result of C-Link Research & Development Limited thermoluminescence test no. 6074GM05 (7 December 2018) is consistent with the dating of this lot. ... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2019

A large Cizhou white-glazed baluster vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 512. A large Cizhou white-glazed baluster vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase has a tapering, ovoid body raised on a spreading foot and is surmounted by a trumpet neck beneath an outward-curved mouth rim. The exterior is covered with a white slip under a milky transparent crackled glaze suffused with patches of pale russet, which stops above the foot to reveal the pale... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2019

A Cizhou incised 'Bird' pillow, Northern Song – Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3001. A Cizhou incised 'Bird' pillow, Northern Song – Jin dynasty (960-1234); 26.6 cm, 10 1/2  in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD (57,371 - 70,120 USD). Lot Sold 687,500 HKD (87,539 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of bean shape with four subtle notches along its outer edge, the slightly concave top incised through the white slip with a lobed panel enclosing a pair of confronting mythical birds, each rendered standing on its webbed feet and detailed with fine plumage, surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2019

A large Cizhou black-glazed deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1027. A large Cizhou black-glazed deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The bowl has deep, rounded sides, and is covered inside and out with a thick black glaze stopping just above the foot, a circular area of the interior center has been left unglazed exposing the buff ware, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Sen Shu Tey, Tokyo. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A Cizhou ‘floral’ meiping, 11th-12th century

Lot 859. A Cizhou ‘floral’ meiping, 11th-12th century; 7 1/2in (19cm) high. Estimate $2,500 - 3,500. © Bonhams. Of slender ovoid form, with rounded shoulders tapering towards the foot, surmounted by a gently waisted neck with a wide flat lip, the ceram-colored slip stopping above the base and freely painted in iron-brown with leafy floral sprays beneath a transparent glaze. Bonhams. Fine Chinese Works of Art and Paintings, New York, 9 september 2019
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