11 octobre 2019

A painted Cizhou ‘lady’ pillow, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 221. A painted Cizhou ‘lady’ pillow, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 16 7/8 in. (43 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 225,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Provenance: Kaikodo, New York, Autumn 19970 Literature: Kaikodo Journal, New York, 1997, no. 79. Exhibited: New York, Kaikodo, 1997. The result of C-Link Research & Development Limited thermoluminescence test no. 6074GM05 (7 December 2018) is consistent with the dating of this lot. ... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2019

A black-glazed 'oil-spot' jar, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1025. A black-glazed 'oil-spot' jar, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Of globular form, the jar is covered with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze and decorated with irregular rows of silvery splashes. The interior covered with a thin brown glaze, and the lower body and broad foot are left unglazed to show the fine-grained ware. George de Menasce (1890-1967) Collection, no. 475.Spink & Son Ltd., London, 5 May... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2019

An outstanding 'Yaozhou' carved and dated pillow, Jin dynasty, Dated to the Fifth Year of the Cheng An Reign, 1200 AD

Lot 87. An outstanding 'Yaozhou' carved and dated pillow, Jin dynasty, Dated to the Fifth Year of the Cheng An Reign (Corresponding to 1200 A.D.); height 4 in., 10.2 cm; widest 8 5/8 in., 21.9 cm Estimate USD 80,000 — 120,000. Lot sold USD 97,000. © Sotheby's. the bean-shaped top accentuated by an accomodating concave surface, superbly-carved with a reclining boy gazing upward and grasping the stems of a lotus flower and leaf amidst scrolling motifs, the tapered sides... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2019

A Purple-Splashed ‘Jun’ Bowl, Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th Century

Lot 3104. A Purple-Splashed ‘Jun’ Bowl, Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th Century. D 15.2cm H 6.8cm. Estimate HKD 80,000 - 150,000 (USD 10,190 - 19,106). Lot sold HKD 94,400 (USD 12,024). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
17 février 2019

Property from the Collection of James E. Breece III sold at Christie’s New York, 18 – 19 September 2014

Lot 761. A green-glazed pottery flask, Liao dynasty (AD 907-1125);14 in. (35.6 cm.) high. Estimate $4,000 – $6,000. Price Realized $5,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The tall, pouch-shaped body tapers to a pinched neck and is applied with nine bosses below a rope-twist handle and cylindrical spout from which trail three slender straps. The flask is covered with a bright green glaze over a white slip falling short of the splayed foot to expose the pale buff ware. Property from the Collection of James... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2019

A Cizhou-type russet-decorated blackish-brown-glazed bottle,xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty, 13th century

Lot 757. A Cizhou-type russet-decorated blackish-brown-glazed bottle, xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty, 13th century; 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate $4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized $15,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The broad ovoid bottle is covered with a blackish-brown glaze and is freely painted in russet with a leafy chrysanthemum spray. The bottom of the foot is unglazed, Japanese double wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. ... [Lire la suite]

14 janvier 2019

A Junyao bud-form water pot, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1318. A Junyao bud-form water pot, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 80,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The well-potted body of lotus-bud form covered inside and out with an opaque glaze of pale milky blue color draining to a mushroom tone on the mouth rim and ending in an irregular line on the slightly flared foot burnt brown in the firing, the base similarly glazed, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2018

A rare and unusual blackish-brown-glazed jar and cover, Jin dynasty, late 12th-13th century

Lot 1309. A rare and unusual blackish-brown-glazed jar and cover, Jin dynasty, late 12th-13th century; 7 5/8 in. (19.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The sides of the deep jar are carved in imitation of basketwork below a band of florets applied below the rim, and the cover is similarly carved below the flower head handle. Both are covered with a blackish-brown glaze that thins to russet on the raised areas and is repeated on the... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2018

A Yaozhou russet-brown-glazed deep bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1302. A Yaozhou russet-brown-glazed deep bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The body of deep U-shape is covered inside and out with slightly metallic glaze of russet-brown color that shades to a darker tone below the unglazed rim, the glaze on the exterior falling irregularly over a russet-brown slip that is wiped clean at the edge of the foot, and the glaze on the interior... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2018

A Cizhou inscribed pillow, Jin dynasty, 12th century

Lot 863. A Cizhou inscribed pillow, Jin dynasty, 12th century; 10 1/8 in. (25.5 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With tall sides, the canted top painted in brown on white slip with a thirteen-character inscription that may be translated, 'The pure breeze wakens me from drunkenness. The dream is broken and the window is filled with a fading moon', within a double line border, all under a clear glaze. Provenance: The Collection of... [Lire la suite]