21 août 2019

A silver flanged cup, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 583. A silver flanged cup, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 in. (10.2 cm.) wide; weight 50 g. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The shallow cup is decorated on the interior with a single lotus flower, and has a flat, flange-like handle decorated in repoussé stippling with foliate scroll projecting from the rim on one side. Provenance: Dr. Johan Carl Kempe (1884-1967) Collection, Sweden, before 1953, no. CK136.Sotheby's London, Masterpieces of... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2019

A russet-decorated ovoid vase, meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 545. A russet-decorated ovoid vase, meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.  The tapering ovoid body covered with a lustrous black glaze and painted in reddish-brown with two phoenixes amongst flower sprays, all below the short, double-ringed neck, box. Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York.  Note: Vessels of this type, with these distinctive small,... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

A Junyao bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1341. A Junyao bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century, together with a green Jun shallow dish, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 3/8 and 6¼ in. (18.8 and 15.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With rounded sides covered inside and out with a milky blue glaze thinning to mushroom at the rim; together with a green Jun shallow dish, Song-Jin dynasty, covered inside and out with a crackle-suffused glaze of soft grey-green color. ... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A Junyao bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1333. A Junyao bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Of rounded conical form, covered inside and out with a glaze of light blue color thinning to mushroom on the rim and falling in a somewhat irregular line onto the foot which is similarly glazed on the interior. Provenance: Anthony R. Derham Collection. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

An unusual small Junyao vase, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1335. An unusual small Junyao vase, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th century, together with a Longquan celadon petal-lobed bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty Vase 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high; bowl 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Supported on an integral pierced five-sided base, covered overall and on the base with a thick light blue glaze thinning to mushroom on the edges; together with a Longquan celadon... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2019

A Cizhou-type painted ovoid jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 758. A Cizhou-type painted ovoid jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 13 1/8 in. (33.4 cm.) high. Estimate $8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized $16,250. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The body is painted in brown on a white ship with two wide bands of flowers and leafy sprays below a classic scroll border encircling the shoulder, all under a clear glaze. Provenance: Frank Caro Gallery, New York. Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2019

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

Lot 754. A Cizhou-type cut-glaze meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate $5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized $10,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The bottle is carved through the dark khaki-brown glaze to the buff- colored ground before firing with a broad band of leafy scroll above a band of petal decoration in the center and a band of petal lappets above the foot, all within double-line borders, Japanese double wood box. Provenance: A Japanese... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2018

A rectangular painted 'Cizhou' pillow, Jin-Yuan dynasty, by Wang Shouming

Lot 231. A rectangular painted 'Cizhou' pillow, Jin-Yuan dynasty, by Wang Shouming, 1351. Width 17 3/8  in., 44.1 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular section with a slightly concave sloping top, delicately painted in brown over a creamy-white slip with a military official  approaching a scholar seated in an open pavilion, with their attendants, within a shaped cartouche reserved on a floral ground, with two quatrefoil panels enclosing an inscription... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A Cizhou sgraffiato globular jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 825. A Cizhou sgraffiato globular jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 7 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The globular body is carved through the blackish-brown slip to the buff body with a broad band of bold leafy scroll between line borders and covered with a clear glaze, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box.  Provenance: Kochukyo, Tokyo. Christie's. Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The Linyushanren Collection Part IV, New... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 824. A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The body is carved through the brown glaze to the buff body with a broad band of leaf scroll below a narrower band of leaf scroll on the shoulder, all within line borders below the brown-glazed, waisted neck and flared mouth, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box. Provenance: Kochukyo, Tokyo. ... [Lire la suite]