02 mars 2022

A polychrome lacquered wood figure of a luohan, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 769. A polychrome lacquered wood figure of a luohan, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 26 in. (66 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 – USD 30,000. Price realised USD 22,680. © Christie's 2022 The seated figure is shown with the hands held before the chest and wearing simple loose robes painted dark red. His head is turned slightly to the right and his face with strong features are accented by a short curly beard, mustache and brows, and piercing, black-inset eyes. Provenance: Sold for the... [Lire la suite]

23 juillet 2021

A Jun bud-form water pot, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 44. A Jun bud-form water pot, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 4 3⁄8 in. (11 cm) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 3,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 Provenance: Samuel T. Peters (1854-1921) Collection, New York.Warren E. Cox Associates, Inc., New York, 1975. Christie's. Art of China| Including Property from the Junkunc Collection, New York, 11 Jun - 29 Jun 2021
20 février 2021

A Cizhou sgraffiato ovoid vase, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

  Lot 708. A Cizhou sgraffiato ovoid vase, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 11 ¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's 2021 The vase is boldly carved through the brown glaze to the buff body with two bands of leafy scroll between two further bands carved with leaves, all below a narrow, stepped neck.  Note: A similar carved Cizhou vase, formerly in the collection of George Crofts, is illustrated in Royal Ontario Museum, The T. T.... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A Cizhou-type painted tiger-form pillow, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 2085. A Cizhou-type painted tiger-form pillow, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century; 14½ in. (37 cm.) long. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The pillow is made in the shape of a recumbent tiger with its head resting on the front paws, and the dished center of the back is decorated with a scene of a water bird amidst the grasses of a pond below two birds in flight above. The decoration is painted in brown and pale russet... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2020

A rare white jade-inset zitan small table screen; jade plaque, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century, zitan screen, 18th-19th cent

Lot 1406. A rare white jade-inset zitan small table screen; jade plaque, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century, zitan screen, 18th-19th century; 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 104,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The rectangular reticulated plaque finely and deeply carved with a banana plant, flanked by a rooster standing on pierced rocks on one side and a hen and two chicks pecking at the ground on the other side, set into... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type painted brown-ground pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1177. A Cizhou-type painted brown-ground pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The body is painted in somewhat metallic matte brown with three graceful flower sprays reserved on the dark olive-brown glaze that continues over the rim into the interior of the neck. The base is unglazed and carved with an inscription, Li Ho, possibly the... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2019

A Cizhou-type carved bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 1301. A Cizhou-type carved bowl, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl has widely flared, rounded sides and is covered on the exterior and interior with a white slip where it is carved through to the body with a large peony spray reserved on a combed ground below a line border, all under a clear glaze that falls irregularly on the exterior towards the unglazed... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A Jun bud-form water pot, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1013. A Jun bud-form water pot, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 4 3/8 in. (11 cm) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The water pot of lotus-bud-form is covered inside and out with a thick glaze of milky, pale-blue color thinning to a mushroom at the mouth rim and ending in an irregular line above the waisted foot to expose the buff stoneware body. Provenance: Samuel T. Peters (1854-1921) Collection, New York.Warren E. Cox Associates, Inc., New York, 1975. ... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

Two painted grey pottery tiles, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th century

Lot 848. Two painted grey pottery tiles, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th century; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each is of a rectangular form, one decorated in high relief with a deer, its head turned as it is attacked by a gyrfalcon amidst dense foliage, the other similarly decorated with a monkey holding a peach sitting on top of a deer walking amidst foliage, with traces of original pigment throughout. Provenance: John R. Berwald, London, 1993. ... [Lire la suite]
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]