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]
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]