05 novembre 2015

A rare purple-splashed Jun dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

A rare purple-splashed Jun dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Estimate £20,000 – £30,000 ($30,840 - $46,260). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is potted with shallow rounded sides rising to an everted rim, supported on a short ring foot. The interior is covered overall with a pale sky-blue glaze with vibrant purple splashes. There are five small spur marks to the slightly recessed base. 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) diam.  Provenance: With Michael Oriental Ltd., London, 22 March 2005.From the... [Lire la suite]

05 novembre 2015

A purple-splashed Jun ewer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

A purple-splashed Jun ewer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($9,252 - $12,336). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vessel is decorated with a thick pale blue glaze containing light purple splashes, thinning to a mushroom colour towards the rims. The short ring foot is unglazed, revealing the pale beige body. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high Provenance: With Bluett & Sons Ltd., 7 November 1972.C. R. & M. M. Postan Collection (1899-1981), no. 44.From the Collection of Francis Golding... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2015

A purple-splashed Jun bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

A purple-splashed Jun bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($9,252 - $12,336). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is potted with deep rounded sides, covered overall in a pale blue glaze with deep purple splashes, thinning to a mushroom tone to the mouth rim. The recessed ring foot is unglazed, exposing the pale grey body. 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam.   Provenance: From the Collection of Francis Golding (1944-2013).   CHRISTIE'S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS &... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2015

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,168 - $9,252). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The compressed body is raised on three slightly splayed, conical supports and is surmounted by a cylindrical neck rising to the flat, everted rim, with three narrow flanges beginning at a slight ridge on the shoulder and trailing down each leg. The censer is covered overall with a soft green glaze of even tone with some crackles. 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) wide ... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2015

A Yaozhou conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1279)

A Yaozhou conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($9,204 - $12,272). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The deep bowl has gently flaring sides rising from a short ring foot. The interior is carved with a continuous floral design amongst scrolling tendrils and the exterior with a simple ribbed band. It is covered with an olive-green glaze. 7 7/8 in. (20.1 cm.) diam. Provenance: From the Collection of Francis Golding (1944-2013). CHRISTIE'S.FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2015

A rare spotted black-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

A rare spotted black-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($12,272 - $18,408). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is of deep rounded form supported by a short ring foot. The interior is covered with a black glaze thinning to a brown tone at the mouth rim and scattered with white spots. The exterior is similarly decorated stopping above the unglazed foot. 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Provenance: With Bluett & Sons Ltd., LondonMichael J. A. Wilcox, London, 23 June 2009.From the... [Lire la suite]

28 octobre 2015

A rare russet-splashed black-glazed vase, Song dynasty (960-1279) 

A rare russet-splashed black-glazed vase, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,136 - $9,204). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase has a compressed globular body below a waisted cylindrical neck leading to a wide flaring mouth and is supported by a spreading foot. The body is covered overall in a rich black glaze with some russet-brown streaks and splashes. 7 1/8 in. (19.3 cm.) high Provenance: From the Collection of Francis Golding (1944-2013). CHRISTIE'S.FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2015

A small 'hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

A small 'hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate £3,000 – £5,000 ($4,602 - $7,670). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is covered inside and out with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze finely streaked with russet 'hare's fur' markings flowing from the russet band below the rim, all stopping short of the unglazed foot. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam. Provenance: With Bluett and Sons, London, 9 April 1968.From the Collection of Francis Golding (1944-2013). CHRISTIE'S.FINE CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2015

A large Northern black-glazed ewer, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

A large Northern black-glazed ewer, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368). Estimate £15,000 – £20,000 ($23,010 - $30,680). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bulbous vessel is decorated with two concentric bands to the shoulder, below a narrow waisted neck and a cup-form mouth with a curved handle is set to one side. It is covered in a rich black glaze with a slight blue tinge, thinning to a beige tone at the rims. 13 ¼ in. (33.5 cm.) high Provenance: Collection of Carl Kempe (1884-1967), Stockholm, no. 265.Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2015

A small Longquan celadon vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

A small Longquan celadon vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,136 - $9,204). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is potted with a globular body rising from a slightly tapered foot to a wide cylindrical neck flaring to an everted rim, and is covered with an even glaze of greyish-green tone. 6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high Provenance: With Spink & Son Ltd., London.Michael J. A. Wilcox, London, 24 May 2007.From the Collection of Francis Golding (1944-2013). CHRISTIE'S.FINE... [Lire la suite]