26 août 2019

A Jizhou 'leaf' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 75. A Jizhou 'leaf' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); diameter 5 3/4 in., 14.6 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 27,400 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of conical form with wide flaring sides rising from a short foot, covered overall in a deep brown-black glaze, the interior well with a leaf fired against the dark color, the foot left unglazed revealing the pale body. Property of the Dexingshuwu Collection. Note: A black-glazed 'Jizhou' bowl of this type with a single leaf... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2019

A rare Jizhou stencil-decorated pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 701. A rare Jizhou stencil-decorated pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 8 1/8 in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The vase is elegantly potted and decorated on either side with a stenciled, stylized flowerhead reserved against a dark brown glaze, and fixed-rings handles are on the shoulder. Provenance: Russell Tyson (1867-1963) Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2019

Two Jizhou 'Tortoiseshell' and 'Partridge feather' glazed bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 337. Two Jizhou 'Tortoiseshell' and 'Partridge feather' glazed bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 11.6 and 15.8 cm, 4 5/8  and 6 1/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with an incurved rim, applied overall with a black glaze and liberally splashed with caramel-beige tones simulating tortoiseshell and partridge feathers, the glaze stopping irregularly above the foot. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2019

A pair of very rare Jizhou guri-style pear-shaped vases, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 2099. A pair of very rare Jizhou guri-style pear-shaped vases, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 9 in. (23cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each pear-shaped vase has a bow-string band on the shoulder below the tapering neck, which rises to an everted foliate mouth rim. The exterior is decorated with an allover design of alternating scroll-filled heart-shaped 'guri' pattern, reserved in a variegated golden... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2019

A rare Jizhou 'guri'-style vase, meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 208. A rare Jizhou 'guri'-style vase, meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279); 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,560 - USD 26,080). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is modelled with an elegant tapering body supporting high shoulders, a waisted neck, and a flaring rim. The exterior is decorated with an allover design of alternating scroll-filled heart-shaped 'guri' pattern, executed in a variegated golden opalescent glaze against the matt, dark brown glaze... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2019

A Jizhou tortoise shell-glazed conical bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1507. A Jizhou tortoise shell-glazed conical bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 15 cm. diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - 80,000 (USD 6,400- 10,300). Lot sold HKD 73,160. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: Jiyuanshanfang Collection, United States, acquired in 1990s. Exhibited: Harmony in Clay, the Elegance and Refinement of Song Ceramics, from the Jiyuanshanfang Collection, 8 March to 24 June 2012 at Morris Museum, New Jersey, United States, no.77. Literature:... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2019

A Jizhou 'papercut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 600. A Jizhou 'papercut' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5in (12.7cm) diam. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with rounded sides, the interior resist-decorated with scattered papercut prunus blossoms patterns against streaky beige glaze, the brown glaze on the exterior stopping midway to expose the brown-washed buff-colored body. Provenance: Ruth and Richard Dickes Acquired in New York City, 7 December 2000. ... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A Jizhou 'papercut' and 'tortoiseshell-glazed' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 598. A Jizhou 'papercut' and 'tortoiseshell-glazed' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 3/8in (11.2cm) diam. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 7,100 - 11,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The body potted with rounded sides turning inwards just below the rim, the interior resist-decorated with three papercut floral sprigs in dark brown against mottled beige glaze, the brown glaze on the exterior irregularly splashed with beige to create the tortoiseshell effect, the glaze neatly wiped from the foot to... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A Jizhou 'papercut' and 'tortoiseshell-glazed' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 599. A Jizhou 'papercut' and 'tortoiseshell-glazed' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 3/8in (11.2cm) diam. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 7,100 - 11,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted with rounded sides rising from a flat foot, the interior resist-decorated with three abstract papercut patterns in dark brown against streaky beige glaze, the brown glaze on the exterior splashed with beige to create the tortoiseshell effect, the glaze stopping short of the foot to expose the buff-colored... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A Jizhou 'Leaf' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 597. A Jizhou 'Leaf' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 3/4in (14.5cm) diam. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 8,800 - 13,000). Sold for US$ 9,450 (€ 8,326) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Potted in conical form with straight flaring sides, the interior resist-decorated with the imprint of a leaf, all against a black glaze, thinning to dark dark at the edges and stopping at the foot to reveal the buff-colored stoneware body..  Provenance: Ruth and Richard DickesAcquired in... [Lire la suite]