14 janvier 2020

A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 1175. A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 5½ in. (14 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The dish has shallow rounded sides that flare widely from the flat, unglazed base to the everted rim, and is covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of dark reddish-brown color decorated on the interior with splashes of golden amber color. Provenance: Raymond A. Bidwell... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2019

A rare Jizhou 'leaf' bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1280. A rare Jizhou 'leaf' bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5 7/8 in. (15cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl is of flared, conical form, and the interior bears the imprint of a large leaf fired to a yellowish-buff and pale brown color, in contrast to the matte glaze of dark brown color which covers the interior and exterior where it ends in a line above the foot to expose the off-white... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2019

A rare Jizhou black and russet streaked vase, meiping, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

 Lot 11. A rare Jizhou black and russet streaked vase, meiping, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,275 - USD 25,700). Price realised GBP 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The elegantly potted vase is boldly decorated with streaks of russet and purplish-cream glaze.  Provenance: Acquired in London in the 1970s.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2019

A Jizhou ‘Tortoiseshell-Glazed’ Tea Bowl, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century

Lot 3303. A Jizhou ‘Tortoiseshell-Glazed’ Tea Bowl, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century. H 5.6cm D 11.6cm. Estimate HKD 150,000 - 200,000 (USD 19,118 - 25,491). Sold Price: HKD 247,800 (USD 31,583). © Poly Auction Hong Kong. The bowl with deep rounded sides flaring out from a narrow recessed foot, covered overall with a glossy dark brown glaze accented with russet-brown splashes, simulating tortoiseshell, the glaze stopping just above the knife-pared foot, the base left unglazed revealing the buff... [Lire la suite]
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]