14 mars 2019

A Jizhou 'papercut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 600. A Jizhou 'papercut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5in (12.7cm) diam. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with rounded sides, the interior resist-decorated with scattered papercut prunus blossoms patterns against streaky beige glaze, the brown glaze on the exterior stopping midway to expose the brown-washed buff-colored body. Provenance: Ruth and Richard Dickes Acquired in New York City, 7 December 2000. ... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2019

A Qingbai faceted covered ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 605. A Qingbai faceted covered ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279);  9in (23cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Of globular form, the body potted with eight facets, each with a recessed, slightly indented panel, set with a curved spout and opposing loop handle, the gently tapering octagonal neck fitted over with a conforming cover surmounted by a flori-form finial, all supported on a short conforming foot ring, applied overall with a green-tinged glaze... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A 'Yaozhou' brown parcel-glazed stoneware dish, Tang dynasty (618-906)

Lot 606. A 'Yaozhou' brown parcel-glazed stoneware dish, Tang dynasty (618-906); 6 1/4in (15.8cm) diam. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with gently flaring sides rising to an everted rim, supported on a knife-cut foot ring, the edges decorated with glaze to form a six-pointed star in reserve over a gray slip, centered with a floret on the interior, and leaving a hexagon with curved sides on the exterior, to reveal the grayish buff-colored body. ... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A Qingbai lobed ewer and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 610. A Qingbai lobed ewer and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 9 1/2in (24.1 cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The melon-shaped body potted with ten lobes interrupted by incised horizontal lines just below the shoulder, set to one side with a gently curved upright spout opposite an arched strap handle fitted with a loop and attached to side of the trumpet neck, the dish-form cover with bud-shaped finial and loop on the side, covered overall with a... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A Qingbai ewer, cover and warmer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 602. A Qingbai ewer, cover and warmer, Song dynasty (960-1279); 9 1/2in (24.1cm) high overall. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,300 - 7,100). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The ewer potted with a deep bowl-shaped body and canted shoulder leading to a cylindrical neck, the shoulder incised with a dense pattern of blossoms and leaves, and set with an arched strap handle opposite a slender curved spout, the tubular cover surmounted by a mythical beast, the sides of the deep bowl-shaped warmer incised with... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A 'Henan' black-glazed and russet-painted bottle vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 604. A 'Henan' black-glazed and russet-painted bottle vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 12 in (30.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,300 - 7,100). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The ovoid body surmounted by a trumpet neck, with horizontal ribs visible under the lustrous brown-black glaze, freely painted in russet with an elegant flowering orchid, the glaze stopping at the foot revealing the buff-colored unglazed foot and foot ring.  Provenance: Ruth and Richard DickesAcquired in New... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2019

A Junyao tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 608. A Junyao tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 3 3/4in (8.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,300 - 7,100). Sold for US$ 10,700 (€ 9,428) inc. premium.  © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with a compressed globular body surmounted by a tubular neck rising to a canted flat lip with raised edge, all supported on three short cabriole legs, covered overall in a thick, streaked sky-blue glaze, thinning at the rims to a pale mushroom tone, part of the interior and feet unglazed revealing the gray body... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

Two Yueyao stoneware jars, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 613. Two Yueyao stoneware jars, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). The taller 17 1/4in (43.8cm) high. Estimate US$ 7,000 - 10,000 (€ 6,200 - 8,800). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each of similar ovoid shape, the upper body encircled by three raised grooved ribs, separating two bands of incised zoomorphic motifs, interrupted by a pair of loop handles suspending fixed rings, covered with a olive-green glaze, the unglazed lower buff-colored body burnt reddish in the firing; one with a broad flat rim encircling the... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A Jizhou 'papercut' and 'tortoiseshell-glazed' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 598. A Jizhou 'papercut' and 'tortoiseshell-glazed' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 3/8in (11.2cm) diam. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 7,100 - 11,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The body potted with rounded sides turning inwards just below the rim, the interior resist-decorated with three papercut floral sprigs in dark brown against mottled beige glaze, the brown glaze on the exterior irregularly splashed with beige to create the tortoiseshell effect, the glaze neatly wiped from the foot to... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A Jizhou 'papercut' and 'tortoiseshell-glazed' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 599. A Jizhou 'papercut' and 'tortoiseshell-glazed' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 3/8in (11.2cm) diam. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 7,100 - 11,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with rounded sides rising from a flat foot, the interior resist-decorated with three abstract papercut patterns in dark brown against streaky beige glaze, the brown glaze on the exterior splashed with beige to create the tortoiseshell effect, the glaze stopping short of the foot to expose the buff-colored... [Lire la suite]