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]
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]