30 mars 2020

A rare Cizhou cream-glazed carved crescent-shaped pillow, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century

Lot 2083. A rare Cizhou cream-glazed carved crescent-shaped pillow, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century; 11 in. (28 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price Realized USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The canted top is well carved through the white slip with a leafy peony spray bearing three flowers, and around the sides with a band of foliate scroll, all within striated borders surrounded by a plain cream field, and under a clear glaze that continues onto the... [Lire la suite]

30 mars 2020

A small carved Dingyao dish, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 2098. A small carved Dingyao dish, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 5 3/16 in. (13.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The bowl has shallow sides rounding upwards in a slight flare to the metal-mounted rim, and the interior is carved with a leafy stem bearing a single lotus. The dish is covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory tone that also covers the base, box. Note: A pair of related... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2020

A Qingbai flower-form bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 2102. A Qingbai flower-form bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 7¾ in. (19.7cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The bowl is potted with slightly rounded sides flaring widely to the petal-cut rim corresponding to the six petals of the fluidly carved and combed flowerhead that swirls outward from the center. The bowl is covered inside and out with a pale blue glaze pooling to a slightly darker tone... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2020

A Qingbai flower-form bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 2102. A Qingbai flower-form bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 7¾ in. (19.7cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The bowl is potted with slightly rounded sides flaring widely to the petal-cut rim corresponding to the six petals of the fluidly carved and combed flowerhead that swirls outward from the center. The bowl is covered inside and out with a pale blue glaze pooling to a slightly darker tone... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2020

A pair of Zhejiang celadon carved five-spout jars and covers, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1350. A pair of Zhejiang celadon carved five-spout jars and covers, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 11¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  The ovoid body carved above the foot with rows of overlapping petals rising towards the ribbed upper body carved with diagonal striations and demi-foliate sprays on the top rib of one between the five upright tubular spouts, the domed cover with everted rim and... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2020

A Yaozhou celadon carved petal-rimmed bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century

Lot 1344. A Yaozhou celadon carved petal-rimmed bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century; 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  With widely flared sides, the interior freely carved with a leafy stem bearing a large peony blossom, with combed details, covered inside and out with a bubble-suffused glaze of greyish-green color pooling in the recesses and thinning to mushroom at petal-notched the rim.  ... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2020

A Yaozhou celadon carved bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1338. A Yaozhou celadon carved bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of rounded conical form, with a bow-string band below the rim on the exterior, the interior well carved with a curving lotus spray that fills the center below an incised line border, all under a crackled glaze of olive-green color. Provenance: Christie's, New York, 5 June 1986, lot 156. ... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2020

A rare Dingyao carved foliate-rimmed shallow bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1441. A rare Dingyao carved foliate-rimmed shallow bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 147,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The finely potted bowl has widely flared sides that rise from the tall ring foot to the petal-lobed rim and is covered overall with a glaze of even ivory-white tone. The interior is fluidly carved with a peony spray bearing feathery leaves and a large blossom in full... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type white-glazed bowl with 'pie crust' rim, Northern Song dynasty, 10th century

Lot 1178. A Cizhou-type white-glazed bowl with 'pie crust' rim, Northern Song dynasty, 10th century; Bowl 4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam.; jar 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl has deep, flared sides that round upwards to the pinched 'pie crust' rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory color that falls irregularly onto the knife-cut foot exposing the granular ware. Together with a... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2019

A Cizhou marbled stoneware bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 23. A Cizhou marbled stoneware bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,248 - USD 15,372). Price realised GBP 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is formed with rounded sides and is raised on a short foot ring. The marbled brown and beige ware is applied with a plain creamy-white slip on the mouth rim, all covered in a clear glaze. Property from the Estate of Albert and Leonie Van Daalen, Switzerland. ... [Lire la suite]