15 avril 2017

A rare Dingyao persimmon-glazed cupstand, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3204. A rare Dingyao persimmon-glazed cupstand, Song dynasty (960-1279), 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. skilfully fashioned after the lacquer prototype with a small cup-shaped receptacle with an incurved rim resting on a circular 'dish' and hollow gently splayed foot, covered overall save for the footring with a copper-russet glaze thinning to the edges of the 'cup' and 'dish', the unglazed footring revealing the white... [Lire la suite]

11 mars 2017

A small 'Jun' purple-splashed cupstand, Jin-Yuan Dynasty

Lot 610. A small 'Jun' purple-splashed cupstand, Jin-Yuan Dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. potted in the form of a small cup resting in the center of a circular dish, all supported on a splayed hollow foot, covered overall with a lustrous sky-blue glaze, thinning at the rim and stopping irregularly at the foot to reveal the buff-colored stoneware body. Width 3 1/8  in., 8 cm Note: Jun cupstands are relatively rare, although a few published examples are... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2017

A ''Yaozhou' persimon-glazed cupstand, Northern Song- Jin Dynasty

Lot 621. A ''Yaozhou' persimon-glazed cupstand, Northern Song- Jin Dynasty. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted in the form of a small cup with rounded sides and inverted rim, resting in the center of a circular dish, all supported on a splayed hollow foot, covered overall save for the foot ring with a russet-brown glaze. Width 4 5/8  in., 11.7 cm   Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 14 Mar 2017, 10:30 AM
15 avril 2016

A Korean celadon fluted cup and a cupstand, Koryo dynasty, 12th century

Lot 93. A Korean celadon fluted cup and a cupstand, Koryo dynasty, 12th century. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD (11,289 - 16,934 EUR). Lot sold 125,000 HKD (14,111 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the cup with rounded sides divided into eight foliations, rising from a splayed foot to a lobed rim, each lobe carved with a floral spray below a lappet band, the associated stand of lobed decafoil form, with shallow rounded sides rising to a lobed everted rim, decorated with floral sprays... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2015

Cupstand, Blue Jun ware, Henan, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Cupstand, Blue Jun ware, Henan, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Stoneware with glaze. Diameter: 10.2 cm, Height: 3.5 cm. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee. CIRC.151-1935 © V&A Images This cupstand belongs to a type of ceramics known as Jun ware. Chinese ceramics are often categorized by the geographical area in which they were made, as the kilns of a particular region often made only one or... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2015

Cupstand, buff stoneware with bluish glaze, Ru ware, China, Northern Song period, about 1086-1106

Cupstand, buff stoneware with bluish glaze, Ru ware, China, Northern Song period, about 1086-1106. Mark inside the foot reading 'Shou Cheng Dian' Hall for the Attainment of Longevity. Height: 5.8 cm, Diameter: 16.5 cm. Museum no. FE.1-1970. Given by Sir Harry Garner and Lady Garner © V&A Images A shallow cup-shaped stand, with curving sides vertical at the lip, having no base and set on a wide-spreading, tapered, saucer-like ring-flange with concave upper surface, straight-sided beneath and... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2015

A rare 'Jun' cupstand, Song dynasty

A rare 'Jun' cupstand, Song dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the hollow bowl with rounded sides collared by a saucer dish with a curved rim, supported on a hollow cylindrical foot, covered overall with a pale blue glaze, suffused throughout with minute white flecks, draining on the extremities to a mushroom color and stopping short of the knife-pared foot on the exterior. Width 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm Literature: Dan-jiong Tan, Zhongguo taoci shi [History of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2013

A copper-red decorated 'Flower' cupstand, Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period

Lot 3106. A copper-red decorated 'Flower' cupstand, Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period. 19.6 cm., 7 3/4  in. Estimate 700,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,200,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted with shallow lobed sides rising to a barbed everted rim divided into eight bracket foliations, freely painted in underglaze copper-red of soft grey-brown colour, the central cup-holder with a radiating ruyi-head motif encircled by a raised bevelled border picked... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2013

A fine and rare blue and white cupstand, Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period

Lot 3106. A fine and rare blue and white cupstand, Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period. 20.3 cm., 8 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,200,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of lobed octafoil form, the shallow rounded sides rising to a barbed everted rim divided into eight bracket foliations, molded on the interior with a central raised ring and around the exterior with crisp radiating ridges dividing the lobes, finely decorated overall in soft tones of underglaze-blue accented with 'heaping and... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2013

A rare blue and white cupstand. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu period

Lot 103. A rare blue and white cupstand. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu period. Estimation: 150,000 - 250,000 GBP. Lot sold 182,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's of lobed octafoil form, the shallow rounded sides rising to a barbed everted rim divided into eight bracket foliations, moulded on the interior with a central raised ring and around the exterior with crisp radiating ridges dividing the lobes, finely decorated overall in shaded tones of cobalt accented with 'heaping and piling',... [Lire la suite]
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