25 juillet 2020

Ceramics from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine at Christie's, 7 - 24 July 2020

Lot 1. A purple-splashed Jun deep bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 43⁄8 in. (11.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000 (EUR 5,353.80 - EUR 7,138.40). Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The deep, rounded sides are covered inside and out with a thick glaze of milky blue tone decorated on the exterior with three purple splashes suffused with copper-green spots, the glaze stopping above the foot on the exterior and above the center on the interior. Provenance: Samuel T.... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2020

A Yaozhou carved 'Rhinoceros' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 2816. A Yaozhou carved 'Rhinoceros' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The bowl is carved to the interior with a diamond-shaped cartouche enclosing a seated rhinoceros gazing up at a full moon, encircled by scrolls beneath the well, covered inside and out with a glossy olive-green glaze pooling at the recesses, the foot unglazed, box. Property from The Yi Lan Tang... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2020

A Cizhou russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 333. A large Cizhou 'figure' jar, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 15 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 81,250 HKD (9,259 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. applied overall with a lustrous black glaze decorated with five russet splashes on the interior, the rim dipped into white slip. Provenance: A Dutch private collection.Sotheby's London, 11th May 2016, lot 212. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM
07 juin 2020

A large Cizhou 'figure' jar, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 332. A large Cizhou 'figure' jar, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 30 cm, 11 3/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500  HKD (7,122 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. heavily potted, the body with rounded sides tapering to a narrow splayed foot, the wide mouth with a short neck and lipped rim, freely painted with three large medallions enclosing figures and lotus blossoms in dark iron-brown on a cream ground. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2020

A Junyao moonwhite-glazed lotus bud waterpot, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 319. A Junyao moonwhite-glazed lotus bud waterpot, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 8.8 cm, 3 1/2  in. Estimate 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot Sold 137,500 HKD (15,627 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. with deep rounded sides supported on a short foot and tapering to the mouth, applied overall save for the footring with a pale bluish-white glaze. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, Tokyo. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM
03 juin 2020

A white-glazed zhadou, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 314. A white-glazed zhadou, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); d. 11 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 70,000 - 90,000 HKD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a flared rim, the white body covered in a thin transparent glaze stopping neatly at the foot leaving the base unglazed. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM
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17 avril 2020

An openwork jade carving of two birds, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 3165. An openwork jade carving of two birds, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm.) long. Estimate 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.   Carved as a swan in an upright position bending its long neck to one side, utilising the creamy and russet part of the stone, surmounted by a smaller bird and ornamental rock highlighted by the darkish-grey section of the stone. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2020

A small Cizhou-type russet-splashed black-brown-glazed jar and a cover, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 2100. A small Cizhou-type russet-splashed black-brown-glazed jar and a cover, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The tapering, high-shouldered jar is decorated with rust-colored splashes of slip that have fired matte in contrast to the lustrous black glaze that falls from the bottom of the short, brown-glazed neck to an irregular line lower on the body above a thin brown... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A Cizhou-type brown-painted black-glazed ovoid bottle, xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 2084. A Cizhou-type brown-painted black-glazed ovoid bottle, xiaokou ping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price Realized USD 15,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The broad, high-shouldered body is freely painted in russet brown slip on two sides with a large flower, perhaps suggesting an iris or a lily, that has fired matte in contrast to the lustrous blackish-brown glaze that covers the body and the small, waisted mouth. The... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2020

A 'Yaozhou' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 577. A 'Yaozhou' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); diameter 4 3/4 in., 12.1 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 5,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep conical body with angular sides flaring to an everted rim, the interior decorated with two fish, a duck and crane on a ground of waves, the exterior carved with vertical radial lines, all under a bubble suffused glaze of olive-green tone leaving the foot unglazed. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th... [Lire la suite]
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