31 mars 2020

A Cizhou-type cut-glaze meiping, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 2087. A Cizhou-type cut-glaze meiping, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The tapering ovoid bottle is carved through the dark khaki-brown glaze to the buff-colored ground before firing with a broad band of leafy scroll reserved on a striated ground between double-line borders, and with another single line above the foot. Provenance: Warren E. Cox, New York,... [Lire la suite]

31 mars 2020

A Cizhou-type russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

  Lot 2086. A Cizhou-type russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The rounded, conical body is covered below the russet-edged rim with a lustrous, russet-dappled, blackish-brown glaze that is decorated on the interior with five large russet splashes composed of small russet flecks, and on the exterior falls in an irregular line on a... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2020

A molded 'Ding' dish, Jin Dynasty, 12th century

Lot 529. A molded 'Ding' dish, Jin Dynasty, 12th century; diameter 8 3/8 in., 21.3 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 134,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the short rounded sides fluted to the interior, rising to the everted lobed rim, molded to the interior with a recumbent deer amidst scattered flowers and foliage, all under a creamy white glaze leaving the rim unglazed. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th October 1991, lot 11. ... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2020

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]
14 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type 'hare's fur'-glazed tea bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1174. A Cizhou-type 'hare's fur'-glazed tea bowl, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5½ in. (14 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl has deep sides rounding up to the finger-grooved rim and 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. The lower body and foot are covered with a brown wash. ... [Lire la suite]
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]