27 mars 2018

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

Lot 1467. A well-carved Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century; 8 5/8 in. (20.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 68,500. © Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The sides flared from the foot to an angle where they then flare in a slight curve to the rim, the interior finely carved with two leafy stems that cross in the center, one bearing a single blossom, the other a blossom and a bud, with combed details, all below a single line border,... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2018

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

Lot 1465. A Yaozhou celadon carved bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century ; 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.). Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 With rounded, conical sides, the interior carved with a single leafy flower stem surrounded by combed swirls below a line border, covered overall with a glaze of attractive olive-green color, with a clear brown-tinted wash on the base. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London. ... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2018

A Cizhou painted jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century 

Lot 1463. A Cizhou painted jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Of bud shape, the sides painted in brown on a white slip with three feathery leaf sprays and covered in a clear glaze, the lower body and foot unglazed revealing the granular body, the mouth rim and interior similarly covered in white slip under a clear glaze, box. Provenance: Spink... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2018

A very rare russet-splashed black-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1157. A very rare russet-splashed black-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century; 6 5/8 in. (16.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The dish has widely flared sides covered with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze liberally splashed in russet with 'partridge feather mottles' that thins to a yellowish-russet color below the rim and ends in an irregular line above the foot to expose the buff ware, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2017

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

Lot 393. A large black-glazed ribbed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty; 27.5 cm, 10 7/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of ovoid form with a pair of strap handles, the body with sections of sharply defined vertical ribs, covered overall in a black glaze thinning to russet at the raised ribs, the glaze stopping short above the foot revealing a brown slip underneath. Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection, Hong... [Lire la suite]
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]