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]
26 novembre 2018

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

Lot 389. A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 11.3 cm, 4 1/2  in. Estimate 30,000-50,000 HKD. Lot sold 40,000 HKD (4,495 EUR). © Sotheby's.  the rounded body with a slightly incurved rim, covered overall in a brownish-black glaze and liberally splashed with caramel-beige tones simulating tortoiseshell, the glaze stopping short of the foot. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 28 november 2018, 10:15 AM  
02 septembre 2018

A Jizhou splashed brown-glazed stoneware jar, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1307. A Jizhou splashed brown-glazed stoneware jar, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The jar is covered with a dark brown glaze that stops above the foot to expose the pale grey ware and is decorated with sweeping brushstrokes of buff color shading to milky blue in areas. Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2018

A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed jar, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century

Lot 1306. A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed jar, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century; 4 ¼ in. (10.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The jar is covered inside and out with a dark brown glaze liberally splashed in buff on the exterior and more sparsely on the interior, all below the unglazed mouth rim. Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14 September 2018