27 février 2021

A peachbloom-glazed amphora, liuye zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 858. A peachbloom-glazed amphora, liuye zun, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The vase has an elegant, tapering, high-shouldered body and is covered in a glaze of rich crushed strawberry-red color. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978) Collection. Note: The shape of this vase is sometimes described as liuye zun, 'willow-leaf vase', owing to its... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2020

Ceramics from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine at Christie's, 7 - 24 July 2020

Lot 1. A purple-splashed Jun deep bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 43⁄8 in. (11.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000 (EUR 5,353.80 - EUR 7,138.40). Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The deep, rounded sides are covered inside and out with a thick glaze of milky blue tone decorated on the exterior with three purple splashes suffused with copper-green spots, the glaze stopping above the foot on the exterior and above the center on the interior. Provenance: Samuel T.... [Lire la suite]