25 mars 2015

A Cizhou white meiping, China, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 823. A Cizhou white meiping, China, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 9 ¾ in. (24.6 cm.) high. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $17,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Stoutly potted with rounded shoulder below a narrow neck and lipped rim, covered with a white slip under a clear glaze falling to the foot rim revealing the grey ware, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1987 Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH... [Lire la suite]

05 décembre 2012

A Chinese Cizhou white tripod incense burner, Yuan-Ming dynasty

A Chinese Cizhou white tripod incense burner, Yuan-Ming dynasty. Photo Uppsala Auktionskammare Based on a bronze ding form, in the shape of a tripod, with a depressed globular body, cylindrical neck and horizontal lip, supported on three cabriole legs issuing from animal masks and applied around the exterior with a pair of freely modelled sinuous dragons in mutual pursuit of a flaming pearl, covered overall with a creamy-white slip and opaque glaze. Diameter: 16 cm, height 14 cm. Estimate: SEK... [Lire la suite]