31 mars 2020

A small Cizhou-type russet-splashed black-brown-glazed jar and a cover, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 2100. A small Cizhou-type russet-splashed black-brown-glazed jar and a cover, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The tapering, high-shouldered jar is decorated with rust-colored splashes of slip that have fired matte in contrast to the lustrous black glaze that falls from the bottom of the short, brown-glazed neck to an irregular line lower on the body above a thin brown... [Lire la suite]

31 mars 2020

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

Lot 2087. A Cizhou-type cut-glaze meiping, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The tapering ovoid bottle is carved through the dark khaki-brown glaze to the buff-colored ground before firing with a broad band of leafy scroll reserved on a striated ground between double-line borders, and with another single line above the foot. Provenance: Warren E. Cox, New York,... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A Cizhou-type russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

  Lot 2086. A Cizhou-type russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The rounded, conical body is covered below the russet-edged rim with a lustrous, russet-dappled, blackish-brown glaze that is decorated on the interior with five large russet splashes composed of small russet flecks, and on the exterior falls in an irregular line on a... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A Cizhou-type painted tiger-form pillow, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 2085. A Cizhou-type painted tiger-form pillow, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century; 14½ in. (37 cm.) long. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The pillow is made in the shape of a recumbent tiger with its head resting on the front paws, and the dished center of the back is decorated with a scene of a water bird amidst the grasses of a pond below two birds in flight above. The decoration is painted in brown and pale russet... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A Cizhou-type brown-painted black-glazed ovoid bottle, xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 2084. A Cizhou-type brown-painted black-glazed ovoid bottle, xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price Realized USD 15,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The broad, high-shouldered body is freely painted in russet brown slip on two sides with a large flower, perhaps suggesting an iris or a lily, that has fired matte in contrast to the lustrous blackish-brown glaze that covers the body and the small, waisted mouth. The... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A rare Cizhou-type silver-decorated black-glazed tea bowl, Southern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 2082. A rare Cizhou-type silver-decorated black-glazed tea bowl, Southern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The bowl has deep conical sides that become upright near the russet-edged rim, and is covered with a blackish-brown glaze decorated in silver glaze on the interior with a central flower head below four large flowers, each centered by a... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2020

A brownish-black-glazed Cizhou-type box and cover, 11th-12th century

Lot 1332. A brownish-black-glazed Cizhou-type box and cover, 11th-12th century; 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  The box flaring widely from the flat foot to the upright sides, with domed cover, covered all over in a dark brownish-black glaze thinning to brown on the edges and stopping short of the rims and base to expose the buff ware, the sides of the interior of the box glazed brownish-black,... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type brown slip-painted vase, yuhuchunping,Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1493. A Cizhou-type brown slip-painted vase, yuhuchunping,Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 11½ in. (29.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The pear-shaped body is painted in brown with three foliate sprays arranged diagonally between line borders on a white slip ground and under a clear glaze that falls short of the spreading, unglazed foot. Provenance: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, October 1967. Arthur M. Sackler... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type brown slip-painted ovoid jar, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368)

  Lot 1492. A Cizhou-type brown slip-painted ovoid jar, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368); 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The upper body is freely painted in brown with foliate scroll alternating with clouds between line borders on a white slip and under a clear glaze that also covers the brown slip on the lower body and foot. There are small foliate sprays between the four ribbed strap handles applied... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type brown slip-painted pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping,Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 1488. A Cizhou-type brown slip-painted pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping,Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 13¾ in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is painted in brown with three foliate sprays on the lower body below two birds on the shoulder, all within double-line borders on a white slip and under a clear glaze that falls short of the thick, slightly flared foot. Provenance: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, October... [Lire la suite]