14 janvier 2019

A molded Dingyao dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 1316. A molded Dingyao dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With shallow rounded sides rising to the everted rim, the interior finely molded with two spotted stags leaping amidst pomegranate scroll, one with head turned to look backwards at the other holding the stem of a leaf in its mouth, below a band of lotus meander reserved on a stippled ground in the canted well, with a slightly... [Lire la suite]

10 janvier 2019

A Chinese Cizhou 'sgraffiato' black-glazed bottle vase, yuhuchun ping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 471. A Chinese Cizhou 'sgraffiato' black-glazed bottle vase, yuhuchun ping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); height 11 1/2 in.; 29.2 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body supported on a spreading foot and rising to a waisted neck and flared rim, covered overall in white slip overlaid with a black-coffee-colored glaze, the central band around the body with the glaze cut away to reveal reserve-decorated cartouches of floral sprays, the shoulder similarly carved with a band of... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2018

A Cizhou 'Lady' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 636. A Cizhou 'Lady' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 42 cm, 16 1/2  in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 687,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. modelled in the form of a reclining lady with the head resting on her arms and her legs tucked in, the robes painted in variegated tones of brown with floral sprays, the facial details and outlines painted in black, applied overall save for the base in a transparent glaze. Provenance: Christie's New York, 4th June 1987, lot 237.Sotheby's London, 20th June... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2018

A rare Cizhou painted tiger-form pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 2946. A rare Cizhou painted tiger-form pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The kidney-form pillow is modelled as a recumbent tiger with an alert expression on its face, its head lowered and resting on the front paws. Its hind legs are tucked under it with its tail resting along the side of its body. The tiger’s body is freely painted with dark brown details on a light coffee brown... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2018

A Changzhi painted lady-form pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 90. A Changzhi painted lady-form pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 15 in. (38.3 cm.) long, box. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,121 - USD 7,681). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Literature: Dream Quest-The Mark Lam Collection of Chinese Ceramic Pillows, Shanghai, 2008, pl. 45. The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. P105z43 (28 September 2005) is consistent with the dating of this lot. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2018

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

Lot 24. A Yaozhou celadon moulded 'Peony' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,681 - USD 10,242). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018

15 septembre 2018

A small molded Ding dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 1313. A small molded Ding dish, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The center of the interior is molded with a rhinoceros shown recumbent on a rock amidst wind-tossed waves, its head turned to look at the crescent moon and constellations above, all below bands of foliate scroll and key fret in the well. The dish is covered inside and out below the copper-bound rim with a glaze of slightly dark... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2018

A Cizhou painted 'floral' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 151. A Cizhou painted 'floral' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 17in (43.2cm) long. Estimate US$ 7,000 - 10,000 (€ 6,000 - 8,600). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Of elongated curved octagonal form, the top of the pillow gently angled and dipping slightly in the middle, covered in ivory-colored slip that drips down the sides and incised with double lines to create four panels, each panel freely painted in brown slip with floral sprays and foliage.  Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, 4 June 1986 lot 53. ... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2018

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

Lot 228. A black-glazed russet-splashed jar, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Height 4 1/8  in., 10.5 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body set on a knife-pared foot and rising to an upright rim, thick black glaze streaked with russet boldly draining down the exterior stopping unevenly along the sides to reveal the buff biscuit body, the interior coated with a semi-transparent black glaze. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1986. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2018

A fine Hetian black-glazed russet-painted bottle vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 150. A fine Hetian black-glazed russet-painted bottle vase, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 11 1/2in (29.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 9,000 (€ 5,100 - 7,700). Sold Price: 9,375 USD. © Bonhams 2001-2018 The elegant pear-shaped body rising from a short flared foot to a trumpet neck with rolled rim, the surfaces covered with a lustrous brown-black glaze neatly wiped from the foot pad, the body freely painted with stylized foliage. Note: A similar bottle vase in the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard... [Lire la suite]