02 septembre 2018

A very rare Cizhou polychrome-glazed and sgraffiato censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 839. A very rare Cizhou polychrome-glazed and sgraffiato censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) high. Estimate 2,500 - USD 3,500. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The deep, cylindrical-form body is raised on a spreading pedestal foot carved with radiating grooves, and is covered on the exterior with a wash of olive-green glaze decorated in green with four leaf sprays below the everted rim carved on top with a band of demi-florets picked out in green and... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2018

A large Cizhou white glazed basin, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 836. A large Cizhou white glazed basin, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 11 ¼ in. (28.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The basin has thick, deep sides that rise to an outward canted rim, and is covered with white slip and a glaze of ivory tone that continues over the rim and ends in a slightly irregular line on the exterior above the unglazed lower body that tapers to the unglazed foot ring and unglazed base to expose the fine... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2018

A Cizhou white glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 834. A Cizhou white glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase has a tapering ovoid body rising to the slender, waisted neck and flared mouth rim, and is covered in a white slip under a clear glaze that falls short of the thick, slightly flared foot. The lower body and base bear illegible inscriptions in black ink, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2018

A rare inscribed Cizhou cut-glaze meiping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 833. A rare inscribed Cizhou cut-glaze meiping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The tapering ovoid body is carved through the brown glaze to the buff ground with a twenty-character poetic inscription describing an experience that occurred while drinking, and with an additional poem on the reverse, all between double-line borders, Japanese wood box inscribed by Hirota Fukkosai (1897-1973), the... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2018

A polychrome-decorated Cizhou 'Fish' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 832. A polychrome-decorated Cizhou 'Fish' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl has rounded conical sides covered in white slip under a clear glaze on the interior and exterior where it falls short of the foot in an irregular line, and is decorated on the interior in red and green overglaze enamels with a fish swimming amidst lotus below linear borders of red and green color, the red... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A rare marbled bowl, Northern Song dynasy (960-1127)

Lot 828. A rare marbled bowl, Northern Song dynasy (960-1127); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl has flared, rounded sides decorated inside and out with brown and white marbled slip beneath a plain band at the rim, all under a clear glaze, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box.  Provenance: Sen Shu Tey, The Collection of Chinese Art - Special Exhibition 'Run through 10 years', 2006, no.... [Lire la suite]

30 août 2018

A Cizhou sgraffiato globular jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 825. A Cizhou sgraffiato globular jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 7 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The globular body is carved through the blackish-brown slip to the buff body with a broad band of bold leafy scroll between line borders and covered with a clear glaze, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box.  Provenance: Kochukyo, Tokyo. Christie's. Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The Linyushanren Collection Part IV, New... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 824. A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The body is carved through the brown glaze to the buff body with a broad band of leaf scroll below a narrower band of leaf scroll on the shoulder, all within line borders below the brown-glazed, waisted neck and flared mouth, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box. Provenance: Kochukyo, Tokyo. ... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A Cizhou white glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 822. A Cizhou white glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 9.1/6 in. (24.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is well-potted with a rounded shoulder below a narrow neck and a flat, everted rim, and is covered with a white slip under a clear glaze falling to the foot rim revealing the grey ware, Japanese wood box.  Japanese wood box.  Provenance: Sen Shu Tey, Tokyo. Christie's. Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2018

A Cizhou cut-slip deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 818. A Cizhou cut-slip deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 4 1/8 (9.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The rounded body is decorated with rows of tiny striations cut through a dark brown slip to reveal the white slip beneath, while the low neck, foot ring and the base are covered with a creamy white slip, all under a clear glaze, Japanese wood box. Japanese wood box. Literature: Kochukyo, Soji (Song Ceramics),... [Lire la suite]