29 mai 2016

A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3125. A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$300,000 – HK$500,000 ($38,801 - $64,669). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The elegantly potted vase is carved through the blackish-brown glaze to the buff body with a wide band enclosing floral stems, set within borders of stylised scrolls at the neck and near the base. 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.) high, Japanese wood box  Provenance: William Doyle Galleries, New York, 31 March... [Lire la suite]

29 mai 2016

A Henan russet-splashed black glazed conical tea bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3124. A Henan russet-splashed black glazed conical tea bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HK$300,000 – HK$500,000 ($38,801 - $64,669). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The finely potted bowl with widely flared sides is covered on the interior with a lustrous black glaze and decorated with russet splashes. The exterior is applied with a plain russet glaze, thinning to a blackish-brown colour near the mouth rim and ending above the exposed buff biscuit foot. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2016

A small Northern 'oil spot' black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Lot 3120. A small Northern 'oil spot' black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Estimate HK$80,000 – HK$150,000 ($10,347 - $19,401). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The bowl is delicately potted with rounded sides, covered inside and out in a lustrous black glaze falling irregularly above the foot. The interior is decorated with five roundles of large purplish silver 'oil spots' against a dense ground of fine 'oil spots', all below a band of large 'oil spots'. The exterior is with a band... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2016

A carved Yaozhou 'Rhinoceros' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3122. A carved Yaozhou 'Rhinoceros' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HK$120,000 – HK$150,000 ($15,520 - $19,401). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The dish is carved to the interior with a diamond-shaped cartouche enclosing a recumbent rhinoceros gazing up at a full moon, encircled by scrolls beneath the well, covered inside and out with a glossy olive-green glaze pooling at the recesses, the base and foot unglazed. 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: My... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2016

A large Jun sky-blue glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 3118. A large Jun sky-blue glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate HK$800,000 – HK$1,200,000 ($103,470 - $155,204). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The bowl is well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a ring foot to a slightly inverted rim. It is covered overall with an opaque glaze of milky lavender blue suffused with a pale crackle and thinning to mushroom at the rim. 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam. Christie's. CLASSICAL CHINESE ART FROM THE SUI TO THE... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2016

A small Jun blue-glazed bubble bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Lot 3117. A small Jun blue-glazed bubble bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Estimate HK$500,000 – HK$700,000 ($64,669 - $90,536). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The bowl has rounded sides rising to an incurving rim, supported on a short unglazed foot. It is applied with a thick crackled glaze of sky-blue tone, thinning to mushroom on the rim. 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box Christie's. CLASSICAL CHINESE ART FROM THE SUI TO THE SONG DYNASTIES, 1 June... [Lire la suite]

03 mai 2016

A 'Ding' moulded 'goose' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 31. A 'Ding' moulded 'goose' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 50,000 — 60,000 GBP (63,855 - 76,626 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.   the foliate-shaped centre of the shallow, flat-bottomed dish finely moulded with a flying goose with its wings outstretched and feathers carefully delineated, surrounded by a wreath of lotus, tightly enclosed within a hexalobed border with encircling scroll of tree peonies, the everted rim crisply moulded with peonies borne on a leafy... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2016

A Henan black-glazed russet-splashed vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 28. A Henan black-glazed russet-splashed vase, yuhuchunping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP (12,771 - 19,157 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.  the pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to an everted rim, covered overall with a lustrous black-brown glaze, liberally applied with russet streaks, the glaze stopping above the foot to reveal the buff coloured body, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2 - 22.6 cm, 8 7/8  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2016

A black-glazed and russet-painted bottle, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 27. A black-glazed and russet-painted bottle, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP (12,771 - 19,157 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the ovoid body with well-rounded shoulders rising from a recessed base to a small flanged neck, covered overall with a glossy black glaze, swiftly painted on the shoulder with bold russet strokes evoking a bird in flight, the countersunk base glazed, the footring left unglazed revealing a buff-coloured body, Japanese wood box. Quantité:... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2016

A fine and rare 'Jun' blue-glazed tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 26. A fine and rare 'Jun' blue-glazed tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 35,000 — 45,000 GBP (44,699 - 57,470 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the compressed globular body raised on three short tapering legs, the short broad neck culminating in a wide angled galleried rim, covered overall with a lightly crackled and slightly translucent lavender-blue glaze of even tone with a fine glossy surface extending over the interior and exterior and completely covering the base,... [Lire la suite]