22 décembre 2021

A moulded Yaozhou moon-white glazed 'fish' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 386. A moulded Yaozhou moon-white glazed 'fish' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 9 cm. Lot sold: 18,900 HKD (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 HKD). © 2021 Sotheby's Note: Bowls of this shape and fragments with similar applied motifs have been excavated at the Huangpu kiln sites in Tongchuan, Shaanxi province, and are illustrated in Wudai Huangpu Yaozhi [The remains of the Five Dynasties Huangpu Kiln], Beijing, 1997, pp. 38 and 54-62, pls 21-4. These kilns, predecessors of... [Lire la suite]

22 décembre 2021

A moulded Dingyao 'garden' saucer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 381. A moulded Dingyao 'garden' saucer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 12.5 cm. Lot sold: 37,800 HKD (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 HKD). © 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 30 November 2021  
05 décembre 2021

A rare Henan Donggou sky-blue glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 2816. A rare Henan Donggou sky-blue glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam., box. Price realised HKD 937,500 (Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000). © Christie's 2021 The dish is covered overall with a crackled, intense azure-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the mouth rim and an area on the underside. The foot is unglazed, revealing the pale grey body. Christie's. The Songde Tang Collection - Song Dynasty Ceramics, Hong Kong, 3... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2021

A small Chinese Yaozhou celadon molded brush washer, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3. A small Chinese Yaozhou celadon molded brush washer, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). D: 3 1/2 in. Sold for $1,890 (Estimated at $1,500 - $2,000). © FREEMAN’S 2021  The interior decorated with stylized lotus flowers and scrollwork, with flared, everted rim, olive-green glaze; underside of footring unglazed; elegant carved hardwood stand; cloth box.  Property from a US private collection. Exhibited: Morristown, New Jersey, Morris Museum, "Harmony in Clay: The Elegance and... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2021

A rare 'Jun' box and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 196. A 'rare 'Jun' box and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 6¾ in., 17.2 cm. Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 65,520 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of circular section, the box with a short foot supporting a conical lower body turning upward to form straight sides, the cover modeled in mirror form and accented with a raised fillet encircling the midpoint of the sloping surface, and another around the summit, the center of the cover with... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2021

A 'Jun' deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 193. A 'Jun' deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 4⅝ in., 11.8 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold: 47,880 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the steep sides expanding from a narrow base and incurving slightly at the mouth, all under an unctuous light blue glaze transmuting to pale lavender and beige tones at the rim, the footring unglazed revealing the burnt orange body. Provenance: Acquired prior to 2000. Note: A similar bowl from the... [Lire la suite]

02 octobre 2021

A 'Ding' bowl and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 189. A 'Ding' bowl and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 12,600 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the deep, slightly incurved walls supported on a short straight foot, below a flat domed cover with a sloping everted rim and belt buckle-form finial, both covered in an ivory-white glaze pooling in characteristic teardrops along the lower reaches of the jar, the base unglazed and inscribed with... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2021

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 82. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 13 in., 33 cDiameter 7¼ in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 20,160 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the shallow sides rising to a straight lipped rim, the center deftly carved with a large lotus bloom and leaf amidst fluid scrolls, all under a vibrant olive-green glaze save for the footring. Property from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2021

A Cizhou sgraffiato 'Peony' meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 43. A Cizhou sgraffiato 'Peony' meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 13 1⁄2 in. (34.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 Provenance: J. J. Lally & Co., New York, 1993. Literature: Kaikodo Journal, New York, Spring 2019, no. 12.  Exhibited: Kaikodo, New York, 2019. Christie's. Art of China| Including Property from the Junkunc Collection, New York, 11 Jun - 29 Jun 2021 
04 avril 2021

A rare small molded 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 110. A rare small molded 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 4 ⅜ in., 11.1 cm. Estimate: 7,000 - 9,000 USD. Lot sold: 23,940 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. delicately potted with the conical sides rising from a short foot to a slightly everted rim, the interior center crisply molded with three stalks of lotus leaves issuing from swirling waves, surrounded by three lobed cartouches around the cavetto enclosing lotus, peony and mandarin duck,... [Lire la suite]