14 janvier 2020

A Junyao bud-shaped jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1173. A Junyao bud-shaped jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The jar has a broad, bulbous body that tapers towards the rim and is covered overall with a crackle-suffused glaze of finely mottled, pale, milky blue color that thins to mushroom on the mouth rim and falls in a thick irregular line onto the unglazed foot which has burnt reddish in the firing. ... [Lire la suite]

14 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type black-glazed conical bowl with white rim, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1172. A Cizhou-type black-glazed conical bowl with white rim, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The sides flare widely from the small, unglazed knife-cut foot to the rim which is covered with a neat band of white glaze in contrast to the blackish-brown glaze that covers the interior and exterior. Provenance: Raymond A. Bidwell (1876-1954) Collection.The... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A rare small Yaozhou celadon carved ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1170. A rare small Yaozhou celadon carved ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) across. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 135,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The upright sides of the cylindrical body are well carved with two peony sprays below a band of overlapping petals on the canted shoulder that radiate from the base of the small mouth which is flanked by a short spout on one side and a looped, strap handle on the other. The vessel is covered... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1169. A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 5 1/8 (13 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The jar has a bulbous body and rolled rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of russet color that also covers the inside of the foot ring and base. Provenance: Raymond A. Bidwell (1876-1954) Collection.The Springfield Museums, Springfield, Massachusetts, accessioned 1962. ... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

An unusual large Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1168. An unusual large Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 8¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl has deep, widely flared sides that rise to an upright rim and is molded in the interior with two ducks, a winged mythical creature and a lotus plant amidst the rippling waves of a pond. The bowl is covered with a glaze of olive-green color that also covers the base. ... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2019

A black-glazed russet-painted jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 424. A black-glazed russet-painted jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 21 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate HKD  40,000 — 60,000. Lot Sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a countersunk base to a short neck centred with a flange below the lipped rim, painted with two phoenix in flight. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019

28 novembre 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed tea bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3065. A russet-splashed black-glazed tea bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,600,000. Price realised HKD 4,685,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot ring to a grooved mouth rim. The bowl is covered with a lustrous black glaze with russet splashes thinning to a blackish-brown colour near the mouth rim and ending above the exposed buff biscuit foot,... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

A rare and large purple-splashed Jun bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3062. A rare and large purple-splashed Jun bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 1,600,000 - HKD 2,800,000. Price realised HKD 1,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is well potted with deep, rounded and straight sides rising from a low rising from a low, spreading foot to a slightly inverted rim, and is covered with milky blue and purple splashes suffused with copper green spots. The thick glaze on the exterior stops short of the... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

A very rare large Ding carved 'fish' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3058. A very rare large Ding carved 'fish' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 13 in. (33 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 7,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is sturdily potted with tall rounded sides rising from a short foot ring, the interior is carved with a large carp swimming in a pond and the exterior is carved with four rows of overlapping petals. The vessel is covered overall with an ivory-coloured glaze with the mouth... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2019

A russet-painted blackishbrown-glazed jar with rope-twist handle, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3124. A russet-painted blackishbrown-glazed jar with rope-twist handle, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 1/4 in. (18.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. Price realised HKD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The high-shouldered tapering body is painted in matte russet brown with two long-tailed birds with spread wings swooping down from the shoulder in contrast to the lustrous blackish glaze which also covers the interior where it... [Lire la suite]