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]

21 avril 2015

A pair of russet-splashed black-glazed bowls, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

A pair of russet-splashed black-glazed bowls, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,139 - 10,852 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising to a slightly flared rim, covered overall in a deep black glaze, with radiating russet flecks, thinning to a brown colour at the rim, the exterior glaze stopping well short of the foot. Quantité: 2 - 13.6cm., 5 5/8 in. PROPERTY FROM A PORTUGUESE PRIVATE COLLECTION Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015,... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2015

A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty.

A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,426 - 8,139 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising to a slightly flared rim, the interior covered overall with a lustrous black glaze lightly splashed with russet-brown, draining towards the centre, thinning to a brown colour at the rim and above the unglazed foot; 18.3cm., 7 1/4 in. PROPERTY FROM A PORTUGUESE PRIVATE COLLECTION Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai... [Lire la suite]
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]