26 décembre 2021

A very fine and large Yaozhou molded peony bouquets bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 487. A very fine and large Yaozhou molded peony bouquets bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; D. 18,5 cm. Sold: €6,500 (Est: €9,000 - €12,000). © Nagel Provenance: Important South German private collection, assembled between 1950 and 1987. Note: Cf. 'The Masterpieces of Yaozhou Ware', The Museum of Oriental Ceramics Osaka, 1997, no. 62 from the collection of the Idemitsu Museum.  Nagel. Fine Asian Art I, Stuttgart, December 7, 2021

23 avril 2021

A Cizhou White-Glazed Sgraffiato ‘Peony’ Vase, Meiping, Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1126

Lot 3104. A Cizhou White-Glazed Sgraffiato ‘Peony’ Vase, Meiping, Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1126. H 17.2cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,462 - 51,282). Sold Price: HKD 900,000 (USD 115,385). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : 1. Sotheby's London, 9 June 1992, lot 1342. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5 April 2015, lot 29163. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, no. FR355. Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
28 février 2021

A very rare Cizhou sgraffiato ‘Special Blessings’ pillow, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 885. A very rare Cizhou sgraffiato ‘Special Blessings’ pillow, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 9 ¾ in. (25 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The concave top is carved through the white slip with the characters da (great) and ji (auspiciousness), between two blossoming floral stems, all reserved against a ring-punched 'fish-roe' ground. The sides are carved with panels enclosing chrysanthemum blossoms. Literature: Kaikodo... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2021

Two Qingbai glazed vessels, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 107. Two Qingbai glazed vessels, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 3 1/2in (8.8cm) with cover; 5 1/8in (13cm) diam. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000. Sold for US$ 3,187. Courtesy Bonhams. The first a finely potted globular jar with a cover both bearing and even blue-tinged translucent glaze; the second a warming bowl with straight sides molded with a network of elegantly pointed leaves and covered in and out with a pale blue-tinged glaze except for the rim which shows traces of a former metal band,... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2020

A Junyao bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 12th century

Lot 3241. A Junyao bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 12th century; 4 ½ in. (10.4 cm.) diam. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Price Realized $18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is of rounded conical form and covered inside and out with a glaze of pale milky blue color thinning to mushroom on the rim, box. Provenance: Private Italian Collection. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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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]