11 septembre 2017

A Henan marbled 'feather' bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 12th century

Lot 1131. A Henan marbled 'feather' bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 12th century; 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 5,625 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl has flared, rounded sides and is decorated inside and out with black and white marbled slip under a clear glaze. Provenance: Blitz Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Amsterdam, October 2002.Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 -... [Lire la suite]

11 septembre 2017

A Henan 'Rouletted' ovoid jar, Northern Song dynasty, 12th century

Lot 1130. A Henan 'Rouletted' ovoid jar, Northern Song dynasty, 12th century, 4 in. (9.8 cm.) high.  Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 5,625 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The ovoid body is decorated with rows of oblique striations rouletted through a purplish-brown slip to the white under slip that also covers the mouth and base, all under a clear glaze. The interior is covered with the same purplish-brown slip under a clear glaze. Provenance: Priestley & Ferraro, London, 1... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2017

A dark olive-green-glazed ewer, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century

Lot 1129. A dark olive-green-glazed ewer, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century, 7 ½ in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 5,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The oviform body is scored with vertical triple-line bands and applied with bows with trailing ends 'tied' around the base of the double spout and the double strap handle, and applied with a pair of small loops on the shoulder below the tall neck that flares to the upright rim. The ewer is covered... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

A rare small molded Yaozhou conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century

Lot 1127. A rare small molded Yaozhou conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century; 4 ¼ in. (10.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 10,625 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is molded on the interior with two petal-rimmed jardinièresholding lotus bouquets, divided by two flower vases holding peony sprays, and is covered overall with a lustrous glaze of deep olive-green tone.  Provenance: Kaikodo Ltd., New York, 6 September 1993.Peter Scheinman... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

A rare carved Yaozhou 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1125. A rare carved Yaozhou 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century, 8 ¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 15,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The widely flared, shallow sides rise to the petal-notched rim. The interior is carved with a stem bearing graceful leaves that frame a large peony blossom borne on the central stem, and the center has a recessed medallion incised with a peony spray. The bowl is covered inside and out with a deep olive-green... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

A small carved Yaozhou bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century

Lot 1121. A small carved Yaozhou bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century, 4 ¼ in. (10.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 3,750 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The deep bowl is deftly carved on the exterior with two flowers, and the interior is applied with six lines of slip that radiate from the circular center to the rim. It is covered overall with a glaze of olive-green color.  Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Christie's. Fine... [Lire la suite]

07 septembre 2017

A Qingbai ewer and cover, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1122. A Qingbai ewer and cover, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century, 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 100,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The body is potted with eight vertical lobes that rise to an overlapping lotus petal collar at the base of the trumpet neck, and a leaf is incised at the base of the curved spout and strap handle. The cover is surmounted by a Buddhist lion finial and has a small rectangular cut-out flanked by two tiny holes on... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2017

A Qingbai melon-form box and cover, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1120. A Qingbai melon-form box and cover, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century, 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The box and cover are potted in the form of a melon with tall lobed sides, the cover applied with a stem-form finial, and the whole covered overall with a transparent glaze of pale aquamarine tone with the exception of the base and rims. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 13 September... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2017

Sotheby's announces highlights of the Important Chinese Art, Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy sales

Lot 84. An exceptional and extremely rare “Ding” carved “peony” vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Estimate $500,000–700,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced the full offerings of their Asia Week sales of Chinese works of art, Chinese paintings and calligraphy. With exhibitions opening to the public on 8 September, visitors to New York headquarters will be able to experience all facets of Asian Art – pottery, bronzes, jades, ceramics, sculptures, paintings and calligraphy. Asia Week... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2017

White porcelain dish with lotus flower design, Ding Ware, Northern Song Dynasty, 11th-12th century

White porcelain dish with lotus flower design, Ding Ware, Northern Song Dynasty, 11th-12th century. H. 2.7, D. 25.8, bottom D. 18.3. Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke, TG736 © 2004-2017 Tokyo National Museum