27 mars 2015

A Yaozhou russet-glazed conical bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century

A Yaozhou russet-glazed conical bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $32,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The flaring sides covered inside and out with an even, lustrous russet glaze ending in an irregular line above the foot; 5 5/8 in. (14.5 cm.) diameter, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1988. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]

26 mars 2015

A rare large Yaozhou celadon carved conical bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century

A rare large Yaozhou celadon carved conical bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $7,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The deep, rounded conical bowl carved on the interior with a central flower head below a wide band of leafy meander bearing six blossoms alternately shown in full bloom and in profile, and the exterior carved with simplified petals rising from the foot to a line below the somewhat everted rim, covered overall and on the base, with a... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2015

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

A small Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $8,125. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The center of the interior molded with a flower head below leafy foliate meander bearing flowers alternately shown in full bloom and in profile, the exterior cut with simplified petals rising to the slightly everted rim, covered overall with a glaze of olive color; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diameter, box Provenance: The Collection of... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2015

A rare deep Junyao bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (AD 960-1234)

A rare deep Junyao bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (AD 960-1234). Estimate $12,000 - $18,000. Price Realized $13,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With deep rounded sides, covered inside and out with a thick glaze of bluish-turquoise tone thinning to mushroom at the rim and falling in thick drops on the short foot, the foot and base unglazed except for a drop of glaze on the base, the center of the interior unglazed exposing the brown ware - 7 ½ in. (18.4 cm.) diameter, box Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

A Yaozhou celadon censer cover in the form of two entwined lions, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Yaozhou celadon censer cover in the form of two entwined lions, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Modeled as one lion biting the back of the other, each with curled mane and ferocious expression, the glaze of vitreous, pale olive tone; 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 - CHINESE WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

A Yaozhou celadon lion and cub-form censer cover, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Yaozhou celadon lion and cub-form censer cover, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Modeled as a lion with mouth open in a roar and seated on its haunches with its cub held between its front paws, the mane and tail separated into curls detailed with fine lines, on a circular base pierced with an opening leading to the mouth; 4 ½ in. (11.4 cm.) high  Provenance: Sotheby’s New York, 19 March 2007, lot... [Lire la suite]


22 mars 2015

A Yaozhou celadon figure of a lion, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Yaozhou celadon figure of a lion, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $15,000 - $25,000. Price Realized $60,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The muscular beast shown resting its right forepaw on a ball, the face modeled with a ferocious expression, covered overall with a glaze of matte olive-green color - 6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high, wood stand  Provenance: Christie's New York, 5 June 1986, lot 155.The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

A molded 'Yaozhou' 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty

A molded 'Yaozhou' 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising to a flat everted rim, the interior impressed with a central medallion of a single lotus flower and large curled leaf all borne on a leafy stem, covered overall in an olive-green glaze draining to a lighter tone at the rim and pooling to a deeper shade in the recesses. Diameter 7 1/4  in., 18.4 cm Note: A dish of similar shape and size with a molded 'lily'... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

A 'Yaozhou' Celadon 'floral' bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty

A 'Yaozhou' Celadon 'floral' bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty. Estimate 18,000 — 24,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's of conical form with everted rim resting on a low knife-pared foot, the interior crisply molded with a central stylized flowerhead medallion set with the character yang encircled by an undulating leafy stem issuing three large blooms and three smaller blossoms, the exterior incised with petal-like radiating lines, the foot ring unglazed for firing. Diameter 8 1/4  in., 20.8 cm ... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2015

A black-glazed russet-splashed vase (yuhuchunping), Northern Song-Jin dynasty

A black-glazed russet-splashed vase (yuhuchunping), Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a flared foot to a slender neck and everted rim, the lustrous black glaze painted in rust-brown with a stylized floral bloom, the glaze stopping at the foot revealing the buff colored body - Height 11 1/8  in., 28.3 cm Notes: The dating of this lot is consistent with the C-Link Research and Development Ltd thermoluminescence test,... [Lire la suite]


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