07 avril 2015

A black-glazed and ribbed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty

A black-glazed and ribbed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the compressed globular body applied with closely spaced slightly slanted vertical lines, unctuously covered in a glossy brownish-black glaze with russet streaks thinning to beige at the ribs, falling short of the lower body and slightly splayed foot to reveal the buff-coloured stoneware body, the interior with a thin layer of brown glaze; width 13.6 cm.,... [Lire la suite]

07 avril 2015

A superb Cizhou 'Oil spot' glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century

A superb Cizhou 'Oil spot' glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate  700,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,120,000 HKD. Photo courtesy Sotheby's delicately potted with a fine incurved rim, supported on a low foot ring, covered with a shiny black-brown glaze painted with lustrous metallic purplish 'oil-spots', stopping short of the foot to leave an unglazed area covered with brown-black slip; 8.5 cm., 3 3/8  in. Provenance: Eskenazi Ltd., London.... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2015

An imperially inscribed Dingyao dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, inscription dated to the bingshen year (1776)

An imperially inscribed Dingyao dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, inscription dated to the bingshen year (1776). Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD (170,210 - 226,947 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. finely potted with six lobes rising from a flat base, applied in a transparent ivory-coloured glaze revealing its white stoneware body and pooling to a darker tone above the base on the exterior, the base incised at the centre with a poetical inscription neatly structured in a... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2015

A Cizhou russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

A Cizhou russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HK$120,000 – HK$180,000 ($15,548- $23,322). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The rounded conical body is covered with a lustrous, iridescent black glaze embellished with russet splashes on the interior, and falling atop a thin greyish-brown glaze on the exterior ending irregularly above the foot to expose the granular ware fired to a buff colour. 6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: The Muwen Tang... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2015

A Dangyangyu brown-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

A Dangyangyu brown-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HK$70,000 – HK$100,000 ($9,070 - $12,965). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cup is potted with deep rounded sides rising to a finger-grooved rim. It is covered inside and out with a slightly mottled brown glaze embellished with scattered russet spots, with the glaze ending evenly above the foot to reveal the buff body. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm.) high, box  Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong  ... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2015

A Cizhou russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

A Cizhou russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HK$70,000 – HK$90,000 ($9 070- $11,661). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The rounded, conical body is covered with a variegated black glaze embellished with three russet splashes on the interior, and on the exterior falls in an irregular line atop a thin dark brown glaze ending irregularly above the foot to expose the granular ware fired to a buff colour with cursive inscription in ink. 6 3/4 in. (17.3 cm.) diam.,... [Lire la suite]


02 avril 2015

A Cizhou russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

A Cizhou russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,774 - $10,365). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl with rounded, conical sides is covered with a thick black glaze decorated with three russet splashes on the interior, and on the exterior falls in an irregular line atop a thin brown glaze that ends irregularly above the foot to expose the granular ware that has fired to a pale buff colour. 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm.) diam., box  ... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2015

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

A Jun dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HK$120,000 – HK$180,000 ($15,547 - $23,320). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is potted with shallow sides rising from a narrow tapered foot to a slightly inverted rim. It is covered overall under a pale lavendergrey glaze thinning to mushroom around the rim and pooling slightly around the foot. 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong  Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2015

A Huozhou white-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

A Huozhou white-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HK$50,000 – HK$80,000 ($6,478 - $10,365). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is potted with flaring sides rising from a short foot and covered in and out with a semi-translucent white glaze. 4 3/8 in. (11.4 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong  Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor
28 mars 2015

A small russet-striped blackish-brown-glazed bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A small russet-striped blackish-brown-glazed bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $4,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The upright sides covered in a lustrous russet glaze revealing a blackish-brown glaze on the lower sides and interior, and decorated inside and out with vertical russet splashes; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diameter, box The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV -... [Lire la suite]