27 novembre 2016

A small ‘oil spot’black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3149. A small ‘oil spot’black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 20,000 - HKD 40,000 (USD 2,590 - USD 5,180). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The bowl is applied to both the interior and exterior with small silver 'oil spots' over a thick black glaze, stopping above the foot, the exposed body applied with a purplish-brown wash. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.) diam., box Literature: Tan Dan-jiong, History of Chinese Ceramics, vol. 2, Taipei, 1985, p. 495 ... [Lire la suite]

27 novembre 2016

A russet ‘oil spot’black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3148. A russet ‘oil spot’black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 19,424 - USD 33,668). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The bowl is covered with a thick black glaze applied with a dense network of russet splashes, stopping on the exterior above another layer of thin brown glaze, the base and foot unglazed revealing the body applied with a purplish-brown wash. 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam., box Literature: Tan Dan-jiong, History of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2016

A very rare Cizhou sgraffiato 'peony' vase, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3121. A very rare Cizhou sgraffiato 'peony' vase, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000 (USD 103,642 - USD 155,463). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The vase is carved through black slip to depict a broad peony scroll borne on leafy stem above a band of petals against a ground of white slip, all under a clear glaze. The foot and base are applied with a brown slip and unglazed. 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high, box. Literature: Tan Dan-jiong, History of... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

A rare marbled-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3120. A rare marbled-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,955 - USD 19,433). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The dish is finely potted with a flat base rising to shallow flaring sides terminating in an everted lipped rim, covered overall. It is covered overall with a cream and brick marble glaze. 6 9/16 in. (16.8 cm.) diam., box. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics From The Yangdetang Collection, 30 November 2016, Hong Kong, HKCEC... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

A Yaozhou carved 'rhinoceros' dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3118. A Yaozhou carved 'rhinoceros' dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 160,000 (USD 15,546 - USD 20,728). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The dish is carved to the interior with a 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. 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm.) diam., box. Literature: Tan... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

A large and very rare purple-splashed Jun bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3114. A large and very rare purple-splashed Jun bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000 (USD 518,208 - USD 777,313). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The large bowl is covered overall with a pale sky-blue glaze, applied liberally on the exterior with large splashes of purple, the unglazed foot ring revealing the purplish-brown body. 9 in. (23 cm.) diam., box. Provenance: Acquired in Taipei in the 1980s Notes: The current bowl appears to be... [Lire la suite]

19 novembre 2016

A Jun blue-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3113. A Jun blue-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,910 - USD 38,866). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The dish is covered overall with a thick, rich glaze of sky-blue tone, with the exception of the foot ring exposing the orange-buff body.7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) diam., box. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics From The Yangdetang Collection, 30 November 2016, Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall
22 septembre 2016

A Henan russet-spot black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 112. A Henan russet-spot black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,957 - USD 19,436). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is covered with a thick black glaze applied with a dense network of russet splashes, stopping on the exterior above another layer of thin brown glaze, the unglazed base and foot revealing the buff body. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2016

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

Lot 110. A small Northern 'oil spot' black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,957 - USD 19,436). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is covered inside and out in a lustrous black glaze suffused with a dense pattern of silver 'oil spots', which ends neatly above the neatly cut brown-dressed foot, all below a wide band of white glaze around the rim. 3 1/4 in. (8.2 cm) diam., box Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2016

A Jun purple-splashed dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 105.  A Jun purple-splashed dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,861 - USD 64,768). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The thickly potted dish with a flat everted rim is evenly covered with a milky sky-blue glaze thinning to mushroom at the rims and on the ring foot, accentuated with purple splashes particularly to the top. The underside has five spur marks exposing the grey body. 7 3/8 in. (18.9 cm.) diam., box.  Christie's. The... [Lire la suite]