02 janvier 2016

A large carved Dingyao lotus dish, probably Northern Song (960-1127) or Jin dynasty (1115-1234), Dingyao, Hebei province

Lot 822. A large carved Dingyao lotus dish, probably Northern Song (960-1127) or Jin dynasty (1115-1234), Dingyao, Hebei province. Estimate 1.800/2.500 €. Lot sold 1.800 €. Photo Nagel the creamy ivory glazed, flat white stoneware dish has slightly angled, flared and curved sides and an everted, slightly six-lobed, unglazed rim and is covered with a creamy, ivory-tinged glaze including the base and foot-ring, the entire inside of the bowl is delicately incised in single and double lines with a large lotus... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2016

A small Jun blue-glazed bubble bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 816. A small Jun blue-glazed bubble bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Estimate 1 500/2 000 €. Lot sold 1.500 €. Photo Nagel. the bowl has rounded sides rising to an incurving rim, supported on a short unglazed foot. It is applied with a thick crackled glaze of sky-blue tone, thinning to mushroom on the rim. D. 8,9 cm. Minor wear Property from an old German diplomate collection, collected in China prior 1970  Nagel Auktionen, "Asian Art",  07/12/2015
06 décembre 2015

A Rare Sgraffiato Cizhou ‘Peony’ Meiping, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th Century

  Lot 2835. A Rare Sgraffiato Cizhou ‘Peony’ Meiping, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th Century. Estimate HK$400,000-600,000 ($52,000-78,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The exterior of the vase is freely carved with three pairs of peony blossoms borne on meandering scrolls issuing broad leaves, between a band of elongated petals around the foot and a band of rounded petals on the shoulder, and is covered with creamy white slip under a clear glaze against the buff... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2015

A Very Rare Sgraffiato Cizhou ‘Peony’ Vase, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th Century

Lot 2834. A Very Rare Sgraffiato Cizhou ‘Peony’ Vase, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th Century. Estimate HK$1,000,000-1,500,000 ($130,000-190,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is potted with an ovoid body tapering sharply towards a tall spreading foot, surmounted by a trumpet neck below an everted rim. The body is carved through black slip to depict a broad peony scroll borne on leafy stem above a band of petals against a ground of white slip, under a clear glaze. The foot... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2015

A painted Cizhou deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th Century

Lot 2833. A painted Cizhou deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th Century. Estimate HK$200,000 - HK$300,000 ($25,927 - $38,891). Price Realized HK$250,000 ($32,409). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is well potted with an ovoid body, supported on a high foot ring. The exterior is freely painted in darkish-brown slip depicting four foliate sprigs. The details of the sprigs are rendered by incising through the brown slip to the creamy white ground beneath. The interior is also covered in... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

A Henan russet-splashed twin-handled jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Lot 2824. A Henan russet-splashed twin-handled jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Estimate HK$240,000-400,000 ($32,000-52,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 spreading foot and towards the collar-like neck with lipped mouth. The exterior is covered with a lustrous black glaze liberally splashed in russet that thins to more of a caramel colour on the pair of loop handles and stops above the foot exposing the greyish-white body. The inside of the neck is glazed... [Lire la suite]


30 novembre 2015

A Cizhou persimmon-glazed deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

A Cizhou persimmon-glazed deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,778 - $10,371). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is potted with deep upright sides resting on a low straight foot, covered inside and out with a russet-brown glaze. A portion of the base and a ring-shaped area on the bottom inside the bowl are unglazed, revealing the buff body. 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box Provenance: Sen Shu Tey, Tokyo Christie's. THE CLASSIC... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2015

A white-glazed ding-type yuhuchun vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

A white-glazed ding-type yuhuchun vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Estimate HK$400,000 – HK$600,000 ($51,854 - $77,782). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The elegantly potted pear-shaped vase yuhuchunping with low splayed foot and flared mouth. The exterior is covered with a white glaze that continues inside the neck, with the exception of the unglazed foot exposing the pale white biscuit body. 11 4/8 in. (29.3 cm.) high, Japanese wood box Provenance: Toguri Museum of ArtSen... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2015

A very rare finely moulded 'peacock' Ding dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

A very rare finely moulded 'peacock' Ding dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate HK$2,000,000 – HK$3,000,000 ($259,272 - $388,908). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is delicately potted with a flat base and flaring sides and is crisply moulded to the interior with a single peacock flying amid peonies and leaves, adorned by a butterfly and insect, all within a heptafoil frame. The well is further moulded with composite floral scroll below a keyfret band. The dish is covered overall... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2015

A carved ‘Ding’ ‘lotus’ bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

A carved ‘Ding’ ‘lotus’ bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD (22,660 - 33,991 EUR ). Photo Sotheby's well potted with shallow curved sides supported on a short foot, the interior well swiftly incised with a swaying flowerhead, enclosed within a continuous leafy band of flowering lotus on the cavetto, the exterior similarly decorated, applied overall with an ivory-tinged translucent glaze with characteristic teardrops, save for an unglazed mouthrim... [Lire la suite]