01 janvier 2018

A small Dingyao foliate dish, Northern Song Dynasty

Lot 227. A small Dingyao foliate dish, Northern Song Dynasty; 10.3cm (in) diam. Estimate £2,000 – 3,000 (€2,700 – 4,000). Sold for £4,375 (€4,931). Photo Bonhams. The small dish with six moulded lobes, the foliate rim unglazed, all covered in a lustrous ivory hued glaze, box. (2). Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 25 Feb 2015 10:30 GMT – LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE

29 octobre 2017

A Cizhou-type white rimmed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 111. A Cizhou-type white rimmed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). 4 5/8in (11.7 cm.) diameter. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,400 - 5,200). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. The rounded conical body covered overall with a thick glossy, black glaze stopping just short of the buff pottery foot, the slightly everted rim accented by a band of white slip. Provenance: Christie's, New York, 17-18 September 2015, lot 2316. Note: A similar bowl sold at Christie's, New York, 21-23 March 2013, lot... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2017

An outstanding large Cizhou white-glazed sgraffiato 'Peony' meiping, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 13. An outstanding large Cizhou white-glazed sgraffiato 'Peony' meiping, Northern Song dynasty, 34.7 cm, 13 5/8  in. Estimate 6,000,000 — 8,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 6,700,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. sturdily potted with an ovoid body sweeping up from a countersunk base to a broad shoulder and a waisted neck with a galleried rim, the exterior applied with a white slip, skilfully carved and detailed with incisions through the white slip to the buff-coloured body... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2017

Freeman's announces highlights from the September 9 Asian Arts auction

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s September 9 Asian Arts auction will offer collectors a wide array of Asian fine and decorative arts. A highlight of the sale is the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord and Pamela Watkins—including a fine group of Song to Ming dynasty ceramics and related wares of Southeast Asia— and a complementary private Pennsylvania collection, giving collectors and connoisseurs the rare opportunity to bid on a range of wares not often brought to auction. Additional highlights include Chinese paintings from... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2017

Jar with two loop handles, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Jar with two loop handles, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126), Northern China. Crackle-glazed high fired ceramic with purple splashes. H. 5 7/8 in x Diam. 6 3/4 in, H. 14.9 cm x Diam. 17.2 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P121. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Jars with two small handles continued to be primary productions in the north since the Tang period. By the time of the Yuan dynasty, these jars were formed with a short neck and rounded lip with two small loop... [Lire la suite]