23 juin 2019

A Cizhou-type black glazed bowl and cover, Song-Jin dynasty, 12-13th century

Lot 76. A Cizhou-type black glazed bowl and cover, Song-Jin dynasty, 12-13th century; 4 3/4in (12cm) high. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,300 - 7,100). © Bonhams. The bowl potted with deep rounded sides showing an oily black glaze that stops well short of the upright foot and thins to brown below the rim, also applied unevenly across the well centered at the base with the remains of three spur marks, the cover of flattened dome shape similarly glazed and also thinning to brown along the edge of the flat rim... [Lire la suite]

23 juin 2019

Two small Cizhou-type black glazed bowls with russet markings, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 75. Two small Cizhou-type black glazed bowls with russet markings, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 3 5/8 and 2 3/8in (9.3 and 6cm) diam. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 2,700 - 4,400). © Bonhams. The larger bowl of unusual form with straight sides that taper sharply inward to the carved foot ring and recessed base, the black glaze on the walls and well painted with matte russet stripes, the exposed fabric of buff color; the smaller bowl subtly formed with a slightly inverted lip on the deep well curving... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2019

A Cizhou-type black glazed jar and a cover with russet-splashed decoration, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 71. A Cizhou-type black glazed jar and a cover with russet-splashed decoration, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 5 1/8in (13cm) height of jar and cover. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 2,700 - 4,400). © Bonhams. The jar potted with an upright neck and body of U-shape tapering sharply inward toward the foot ring and recessed base, the black glaze on the exterior splashed with large russet patches of 'partridge feather' type, but the interior walls showing a suffused russet and black glaze layer; the domed cover... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2019

A Cizhou-type black and russet glazed deep dish, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 70. A Cizhou-type black and russet glazed deep dish, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 7/8 in (20cm) diam. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500 (€ 1,300 - 2,200). © Bonhams.  Thickly potted with an upright rim to the curving well supported on a thick ring foot with a deeply recessed base, a layer of brown slip applied along both sides of the rim over the black glaze that covers the well and most of the exterior walls, ending unevenly in thin, mottled russet layers along the exterior foot and recessed base, the... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2019

A Cizhou-type cut-glaze 'flower' jar, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 197. A Cizhou-type cut-glaze 'flower' jar, Song dynasty (960-1279); 10 in. ( 25.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,432 - USD 15,648). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The ovoid jar is carved through the dark brown slip to the white slip ground with a broad band of large peony blossoms with leafy tendrils, all below bands of lingzhi and bands of stylized lappets around the neck and the foot rim. Provenance: Collection of Professor Ferdinando Cappelletti, acquired in... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2019

Property from the Collection of James E. Breece III sold at Christie’s New York, 18 – 19 September 2014

Lot 761. A green-glazed pottery flask, Liao dynasty (AD 907-1125);14 in. (35.6 cm.) high. Estimate $4,000 – $6,000. Price Realized $5,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The tall, pouch-shaped body tapers to a pinched neck and is applied with nine bosses below a rope-twist handle and cylindrical spout from which trail three slender straps. The flask is covered with a bright green glaze over a white slip falling short of the splayed foot to expose the pale buff ware. Property from the Collection of James... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2019

A Cizhou-type painted ovoid jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 758. A Cizhou-type painted ovoid jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 13 1/8 in. (33.4 cm.) high. Estimate $8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized $16,250. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The body is painted in brown on a white ship with two wide bands of flowers and leafy sprays below a classic scroll border encircling the shoulder, all under a clear glaze. Provenance: Frank Caro Gallery, New York. Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2019

A Cizhou-type russet-decorated blackish-brown-glazed bottle,xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty, 13th century

Lot 757. A Cizhou-type russet-decorated blackish-brown-glazed bottle, xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty, 13th century; 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate $4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized $15,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The broad ovoid bottle is covered with a blackish-brown glaze and is freely painted in russet with a leafy chrysanthemum spray. The bottom of the foot is unglazed, Japanese double wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. ... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2019

A Cizhou-type cut-glaze meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 754. A Cizhou-type cut-glaze meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate $5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized $10,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The bottle is carved through the dark khaki-brown glaze to the buff- colored ground before firing with a broad band of leafy scroll above a band of petal decoration in the center and a band of petal lappets above the foot, all within double-line borders, Japanese double wood box. Provenance: A Japanese... [Lire la suite]
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]