13 avril 2016

A 'Yaozhou' persimmon-glazed gilt-decorated conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 2864. A 'Yaozhou' persimmon-glazed gilt-decorated conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD (45,171 - 56,463 EUR). Lot sold 400,000 HKD (45,171 EUR). Photo Sotheby's 2016.  of conical form, the slightly rounded sides supported on a short foot, covered overall save for the unglazed buff footring with a rich and opaque persimmon-coloured glaze draining to dark brown along the rim and foot, the interior intricately... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2016

Four small Ding foliate-rimmed dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 85, Four small Ding foliate-rimmed dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$100,000 – HK$200,000 ($12,953 - $25,906). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each dish is formed with shallow flaring sides rising to a six-lobed foliate rim, supported on a slightly concave base. It is covered overall in an attractive pale glaze with a yellowish-ivory tinge. 4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam., brocade box Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s Literature: Kuro to Shiro ~Soji~, Tokyo, 2015, pl.... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2016

A small carved Ding ‘daylily’ dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 84, A small carved Ding ‘daylily’ dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,772 - $10,362. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish has angled sides rising from a flat base to a slightly flaring rim. The interior is skillfully carved and combed to depict a single daylily sprig, adorned with sketchily carved leaves. It is covered overall in a pale ivory glaze. 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) diam., brocade box Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s ... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2016

A small carved Ding ‘lotus’ dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 83, A small carved Ding ‘lotus’ dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,772 - $10,362. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish is potted with a bevelled foot and flaring sides and is freely carved to the interior with a single lotus spray with combed details. It is covered overall with a warm ivory glaze with the exception of the unglazed mouth rim exposing the white biscuit body. 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) diam., box Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2016

An exquisite and rare pair of carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowls , Northern Song dynasty

Lot 8, An exquisite and rare pair of carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowls , Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (58,472 - 81,860 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each of conical form, finely potted with wide flaring sides rising from a short straight foot to a lipped rim, the interior deftly and intricately carved with three lush peony blooms and trefoil leaves issuing from two parallel stalks, the petals and the leaves further accentuated with combed details, all below a line... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2016

An exquisite and rare carved ‘Yaozhou’ kundika, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 5, An exquisite and rare carved ‘Yaozhou’ kundika, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (58,472 - 81,860 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the slender baluster body gracefully potted with a tall waisted neck, elegantly rising to a disc-form flange and a tapering cylindrical mouth, the exterior exquisitely and freely carved with large peony blooms borne on meandering stems with broad leaves, all between lappet bands at the shoulder and the foot, the tapering tube-form mouth... [Lire la suite]

24 mars 2016

An incised Yue ewer and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 70, An incised Yue ewer and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$280,000 – HK$350,000 ($36,281 - $45,351). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The globular body is divided into six panels by vertical raised ribs, incised on each panel with a stylised floral bloom below stylised petals and above a cloud scroll, applied to the shoulders with a gently curved spout and upright arched handle. The cover with a double-bud finial is similarly shaped with six panels divided by raised ribs. All are covered... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2016

A white-rimmed black-glazed bowl and a Jizhou tixi-style bowl, Northern Song dynasty and Southern Song dynasty

Lot 76, A white-rimmed black-glazed bowl and a Jizhou tixi-style bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) and Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,773 - $10,364). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The conical white-rimmed bowl stands on a short foot ring, and is covered on the inside and out with a lustrous black glaze stopping just above the foot, exposing the pale grey stoneware body, all below a neat wide band of white glaze around the rim; the Jizhou bowl is painted in a... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2016

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

Lot 94, A Cizhou black-glazed truncated meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$30,000 – HK$50,000 ($3,887 - $6,478). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is potted with a narrow countersunk base rising to broad rounded shoulders and a columnar neck underneath an everted galleried rim, covered inside and out with a glossy dark brown glaze thinning to mushroom at the rims, with the exception of the foot and part of the base revealing the pale grey buff body. 7 3/4 in. (19.8 cm.) high, box ... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2016

A pair of small moulded Yaozhou celadon octagonal dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 90, A pair of small moulded Yaozhou celadon octagonal dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$40,000 – HK$60,000 ($5,182 - $7,773). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each dish is moulded on the interior with a single spray of lotus. It is covered inside and out with an olive-green celadon glaze stopping in an irregular line revealing the pale grey body on the countersunk base. 4 3/8 in. (11.3 cm.) diam., brocade box Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s ... [Lire la suite]