22 octobre 2017

A fine and rare lavender blue glazed 'jun' tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 31. A fine and rare lavender blue glazed 'jun' tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate 90,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 108,000USD. © Sotheby's. after the archaic bronze ding form, raised on three short rounded tapering supports emerging from the base of the steeply rounded sides, the straight neck rising to a wide mouth with gently flaring flanged rim extending out to a well-finished upturned lip, covered with a lightly crackled and slightly... [Lire la suite]

22 octobre 2017

A magnificent and very rare carved 'Ding' Basin, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th Century

Lot 32. A magnificent and very rare carved 'Ding' Basin, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th Century. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Lot sold 464,000 USD. © Sotheby's. finely potted of generous proportions with high rounded sides supported on a narrow upright footring, the interior boldly carved with deft strokes of the knife with a single scene of a carp in a lotus pond, the detailing of the scales cross-hatched and the large tail flexed vigorously upwards, a stand of water grass... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2017

A rare russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1133. A rare russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5 in. (12.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 18,750 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The compressed globular jar is covered with a black glaze decorated with five large, evenly-spaced russet streaks below the thin brown glaze on the short neck that ends at the unglazed mouth rim, the black glaze on the body falling irregularly on a russet glaze ending in an even... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2017

A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1133. A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century, 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The slightly rounded conical sides rise to the gently everted rim, and the interior is covered with a black glaze splashed with russet markings that thins to russet on the rim. The exterior is covered with a matte russet skin falling short of the shallow ring foot. Provenance: Steven... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

A carved Yaozhou 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1128. A carved Yaozhou 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 7 ½ in. (18.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 16,250 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The body flares widely to the shallow, upright sides that rise to a lipped rim, and the interior is well carved with a scrolling stem bearing a large lotus blossom and leaf within a line border. The dish is covered overall with a glaze of olive-green tone. Provenance: Blitz Chinese Ceramics and Works... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

A carved Yaozhou foliate dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1124. A carved Yaozhou foliate dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century, 6 ¾ in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The dish with widely flared sides lobed as six petals is carved in the center of the interior with a duck swimming amidst carved and combed waves repeated in an encircling band in the interior well, and is covered overall with a glaze of olive tone.  Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017)... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2017

A carved Yaozhou 'Chrysanthemum' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1123. A carved Yaozhou 'Chrysanthemum' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century, 7 ¼ in. (18.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 8,750 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Potted with rounded, conical sides, the bowl is carved on the interior with three chrysanthemum blossoms borne on a leafy scroll, and is covered overall with a glaze of attractive olive-green color, with a clear brown-tinted wash on the base.  Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 24 March 1998, lot... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2017

A carved Ding dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1154. A carved Ding dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The dish has shallow sides rounding to the flattened, everted 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, Japanese wood box. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2017

A small carved Ding 'day lily' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1132. A small carved Ding 'day lily' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century, 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 15,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is delicately potted with rounded walls rising from the narrow foot and flaring slightly to the rim, and is crisply carved on the interior with a day lily sprig, all under even ivory-white glaze with the exception of the mouth rim.  Provenance: E & J Frankel, New York, 17... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2017

A large black-glazed 'ribbed' jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 97. A large black-glazed 'ribbed' jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Height 11 in., 28 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot Sold 18,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of ovoid form rising to a short neck with lipped rim, the body with a series of evenly-spaced raised vertical trails of white slip, a pair of ridged and tapering strap handles on the shoulder, covered overall in a black glaze and thinning to cream color at the raised ribs and stopping well short of the foot revealing a pale brown slip... [Lire la suite]