29 août 2015

A 'Yaozhou' molded 'Boys' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

A 'Yaozhou' molded 'Boys' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's of conical form, rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the interior with two small boys each grasping a meandering stem issuing a profusion of layered and furled leaves and two five-petaled flower heads, covered overall in a semi-transparent olive-green glaze pooling in the recesses of the molded designDiameter 5 in., 12.6 cm Acquired in the 1970s or 80s. Exhibition: Exhibition of Ancient... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2015

Two 'Yaozhou' molded 'Peony' bowls, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Two 'Yaozhou' molded 'Peony' bowls, Northern Song-Jin dynasty.  Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's each of conical form, with rounded sides rising to a flared rim, supported on a narrow foot, the interior with lush peony blooms borne on leafy stems, all covered with an olive-green glaze pooling to a deeper tone in the recessed areas, the base and footing left unglazed (2). Diameter of larger 8 in., 20.3 cm. Acquired in the 1970s or 80s.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2015

A black-glazed 'oil-spot' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

A black-glazed 'oil-spot' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. delicately potted with an incurved rim, supported on a short foot ring, covered with an unctuous black-brown glaze painted with irregular metallic purplish 'oil-spots', stopping short of the foot to leave an unglazed area covered with dark brown slip, Japanese wood box (2). Diameter 3  1/2  in., 8.9 cm Provenance: Private Japanese collection.  Notes: Of superb shape... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2015

Blue glaze and coper-red splashes dish, Jun ware, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Blue glaze and coper-red splashes dish, Jun ware, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Stoneware, glazed. Diameter: 18.8 cm. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee. C.845-1936 © V&A Images The dish on the right of this image belongs to a type of ceramics known as Jun ware. Chinese ceramics are often categorized by the geographical area in which they were made, as the kilns of a particular region... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2015

Blue glaze and copper-red splash bowl, Jun ware, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Blue glaze and copper-red splash bowl, Jun ware, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Stoneware, glazed. Diameter: 17.7 cm. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee. CIRC.141-1935 © V&A Images The bowl on the left of this image belongs to a type of ceramics known as Jun ware. Chinese ceramics are often categorized by the geographical area in which they were made, as the kilns of a particular region... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2015

Bowl, Jun ware, Henan province, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Bowl, Jun ware, Henan province, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Glazed stoneware. Diameter: 12 cm. Bequeathed by J. G. Maxwell Brownjohn. C.43-1965. © V&A Images  This bowl belongs to a type of ceramics known as Jun ware. Chinese ceramics are often categorized by the geographical area in which they were made, as the kilns of a particular region usually made only one or two types of ceramics at a given time in history. Jun ware was produced in the kilns of the Henan province and... [Lire la suite]


13 août 2015

Cupstand, Blue Jun ware, Henan, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Cupstand, Blue Jun ware, Henan, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Stoneware with glaze. Diameter: 10.2 cm, Height: 3.5 cm. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee. CIRC.151-1935 © V&A Images This cupstand belongs to a type of ceramics known as Jun ware. Chinese ceramics are often categorized by the geographical area in which they were made, as the kilns of a particular region often made only one or... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2015

Jar, carved and glazed stoneware, Yaozhou ware, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Jar, carved and glazed stoneware, Yaozhou ware, Shaanxi, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Height: 10.8 cm. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee. CIRC.71-1935 © V&A Images.  This jar is an example of the Yaozhou wares typical of the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). While the wares produced at the Yaozhou kiln complex enjoyed popularity from the end of the Tang dynasty (618-906) through to the... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2015

Tea bowl , Northern Song-Jin dynasty (1100-1200), Jun kilns, north China

Tea bowl , Northern Song-Jin dynasty (1100-1200), Jun kilns, north China. Stoneware with sky blue glaze, Diameter: 11.5 cm. Museum no. FE.167-1974. Mrs B.Z. Seligman Bequest [2007] © V&A Images. This bowl belongs to a type of ceramics known as Jun ware. Chinese ceramics are often categorized by the geographical area in which they were made, as the kilns of a particular region usually made only one or two types of ceramics at a given time in history. Jun ware was produced in the kilns of the... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2015

A Cizhou type black bowl with iron rust stains, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century

A Cizhou type black bowl with iron rust stains, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate: € 1,400 - € 1,600. Photo courtesy Lempertz 1845 Conical bowl with flaring rim, covered with black glaze with iron rust stains that lets the lower quarter free. Beige stoneware shards with brown engobe around the foot. D 12.2 cm Provenance: Wolfgang Nolting, Rheinland-Pfalz (acquired from Galerie Tung-Fa Tseng, Stuttgart, 29.06.1988)Sotheby's, Amsterdam 06.06.1988, lot 238 Literature: Compare:... [Lire la suite]