21 août 2019

Back on Song-Jin dynasty ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 535. A Yaozhou celadon carved washer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The shallow rounded sides encircled on the exterior by a single incised line, the center of the interior deftly carved and combed with a bold design of turbulent waves, covered overall with an attractive olive-green glaze, the unglazed base with recessed center burnt brown in the firing. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]

08 août 2019

A rare Cizhou painted and incised truncated meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century 

Lot 3099. A rare Cizhou painted and incised truncated meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 9 in. (22.9 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 860,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The well-potted, high-shouldered body fluidly painted in brown with three stylised floral sprays, with combined and incised details, all on a white slip under a transparent glaze which continues over the outwardly curved rim into the interior of the neck and... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2019

A Yaozhou carved celadon tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 2912. A Yaozhou carved celadon tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The small censer is modelled with a flat rim supported on a waisted neck carved with a cross-hatched pattern. The compressed body is freely carved with elegant foliage scrolls, all supported on three cabriole feet emanating from beast heads. The exterior and underside are covered in an olive green... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

A large Junyao bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 744. A large Junyao bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; ¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diam. Estimate $40,000 - $60,000. Price Realized $47,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is of deep, rounded conical form, and covered inside and out with a glaze of milky blue color thinning to mushroom on the rim, wood box. Note: A smaller bowl (14 cm.) of similar shape is illustrated in Mayuyama: Seventy Years, vol. 1, Tokyo, 1976, no. 398. Compare, also, another smaller... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2019

A molded Dingyao bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 730. A molded Dingyao bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century; 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate $25,000 – $35,000. Price Realized $52,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The bowl has rounded conical sides and is molded on the interior with four peony blooms surrounded by scrolling foliage. The bowl is covered with a glaze of ivory tone below the metal-mounted rim, and there is some pink and grey staining to the glaze below the rim on the exterior, Japanese wood box ... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2019

A small Dingyao carved bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 728. A small Dingyao carved bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century; 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) diam. Estimate $5,000 – $7,000. Price Realized $27,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The bowl has deep, rounded sides and is raised on a small, circular foot. The interior is carved with a graceful, leafy stem bearing a large flower below the unglazed rim. The bowl is covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory tone that continues over the foot onto the flat base. Note: A very... [Lire la suite]

12 février 2019

A small Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 725. A small Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is molded on the interior with fish swimming amidst waves above a sea creature in the center, with radiating lines cut on the exterior, all under a pale greyish-green glaze..  Note: A pair of Yaozhou molded bowls with this design is in the Percival David Foundation, illustrated by M.... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2019

A rare large Cizhou-type brown-painted vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 705. A rare large Cizhou-type brown-painted vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 16 3/8 in. (41.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The high-shouldered, tapering body is painted in brown on a white slip with two stems of flowering peony below two leafy sprays on the tall neck that rises to a foliate rim with five out-turned petals, all under a clear glaze that falls irregularly to the stepped foot with... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2019

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

Lot 1322. A Yaozhou celadon carved bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 7 7/16 in. (18.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The interior well carved with a gracefully swaying stem, enclosed within a quatrelobe cartouche and surrounded by scrolling foliage below a narrow incised line, with a grooved band below the rim on the exterior, covered overall with an attractive olive-green glaze which continues onto the base. ... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2019

A molded Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1321. A molded Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century; 8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With deep flared sides rising to the rounded rim, molded in the interior with a central leafy spray beneath a border of peony scroll in the cavetto, with a grooved band above the short foot on the exterior, covered overall with an olive-green glaze, the unglazed foot burnt brown in the firing. ... [Lire la suite]