24 août 2018

A rare large painted Cizhou truncated meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 815. A rare large painted Cizhou truncated meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase has a rounded, tapering body below a slightly waisted neck that rises to a lipped rim, and is painted in blackish-brown slip with three blossoming floral sprigs, all under a clear glaze. The foot ring is unglazed exposing the grey body, Japanese wood box. Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]

20 août 2018

A rare Cizhou sgraffiato vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 826. A rare Cizhou sgraffiato vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 4 3/8 in. (11.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The pear-shaped body is carved through the white slip to the pale beigish-grey ground with a wide band of floral scroll beneath a band of stylized key-fret at the shoulder and above decorative leaf bands above the foot, all under a clear glaze that falls in an irregular line towards the foot... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

A small Cizhou sgraffiato jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 820. A small Cizhou sgraffiato jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 4 3/8 in. (11.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The jar has a waisted neck rising to a slightly flared rim, and the exterior is carved through an ivory-toned slip to the pale grey ground with a broad band of leafy floral scroll, beneath a band of leaf lappets on the canted shoulder, and above leafy scroll on the tapering lower body, all under a... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

A rare Cizhou sgraffiato meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 814. A rare Cizhou sgraffiato meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12 5/8 in. (31 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The tapering body is freely carved through the creamy white slip with three pairs of peony blossoms borne on meandering stems with broad leaves, between a band of elongated petals around the foot and a band of rounded petals on the shoulder, all under a clear glaze stopping short of the deeply sunken... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

A Cizhou sgraffiato deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 840. A Cizhou sgraffiato deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl has widely flared, rounded sides and is covered with a white slip on the exterior where it is carved through to the body with a large peony spray reserved on a combed ground below a line border, all under a clear glaze that falls irregularly on the exterior towards the unglazed foot to expose the pale grey stoneware, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

A Cizhou sgraffiato deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 813. A Cizhou sgraffiato deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl is potted with deep, rounded sides rising from a spreading foot, and the exterior is carved through an ivory-toned slip to the pale grey ground with a leafy scroll reserved on a combed ground, all under a clear glaze, stopping short of the lower body to expose the pale grey stoneware, Japanese wood box. Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]

20 août 2018

A large Cizhou white glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 816. A large Cizhou white glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12 ¾ in. (32.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The ewer has a tall, ribbed neck rising to a wide, everted rim, and an upright slightly curved and faceted spout opposite the strap handle, and is covered overall with a white slip under a clear glaze that ends irregularly above the splayed foot to expose the pale grey ware, Japanese wood box. Japanese... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

A rare Cizhou white glazed ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 838. A rare Cizhou white glazed ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The ewer has a tall, ribbed neck rising to a wide, everted rim, and an upright slightly curved and faceted spout opposite the strap handle, and is covered overall with a white slip under a clear glaze that ends irregularly above the splayed foot to expose the pale grey ware, Japanese wood box. Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

A rare large Cizhou white glazed ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 802. A rare large Cizhou white glazed ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 11 ¼ in. (23.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The ewer is sturdily potted with a tapering globular body rising to the tall cylindrical neck with flared mouth rim, that is flanked by a double-strap handle and angled spout, and is covered with a white slip under a clear glaze that ends irregularly on the slightly flared foot to expose the fine buff ware, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2018

A Cizhou carved bean-shaped pillow, Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 861. A Cizhou carved bean-shaped pillow, Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century; 10 ¾ in. (27.5 cm.) wide. Estimate $20,000 - $3,000. Price Realized $17,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The top carved through the white slip with a large blossoming peony stem reserved on a finely mottled brown ground within a line border, all under a clear glaze. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: METALWORK, SCULPTURE AND EARLY CERAMICS, 20 March... [Lire la suite]