15 juin 2019

A white-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 6. A white-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234); 15cm (6in) diam. Sold for £ 11,250 (€ 12,627). © Bonhams  The bulbous body rising from a tapering foot and simply decorated with two incised lines around the shoulder and two moulded ribs around the neck, all covered in a thin pale ivory glaze. Provenance: Carl Kempe Collection, no.374 (label)Sotheby's London, 14 May 2008, lot 286. Illustrated: 'Hsing-yao and Ting-yao', The Bulletin of Far Eastern Antiquities, no.25, Stockholm, 1953,... [Lire la suite]

25 mai 2019

A small Huairen black-glazed ‘oil spot’ bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 2904. A small Huairen black-glazed ‘oil spot’ bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000(USD 76,831 - USD 102,442). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The bowl is covered with a thick black glaze splashed liberally with ‘iron spots’ of various sizes, stopping above the foot and body dressed in purplish-brown, box. Note: A closely related bowl covered with a similar ‘oil spot’ black glaze was sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 2 April 2019, lot 3062. ... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2019

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

Lot 87. A Cizhou sgraffiato 'Peony' meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 29.3 cm, 11 5/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the tapering baluster body rising from a recessed base to a rounded shoulder and narrow short neck with broad everted rim, carved around the exterior through the brown and black glaze with a broad leafy peony scroll, all reserved on a white ground between stylised key-fret and lotus lappet bands. Note: Boldly carved with a floral scroll fired to a... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2019

A russet painted black-glazed bottle vase, yuhuchin ping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 11. A russet painted black-glazed bottle vase, yuhuchin ping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 28.3 cm, 11 1/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body supported on a spreading foot and rising to a waisted neck and flared rim, covered overall with a lustrous brownish-black glaze and boldly painted with two stylised floral sprigs, the foot unglazed revealing the buff stoneware, Japanese wood box.  Property fom the Rui Xiu Lou... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2019

An extremely rare 'Jun' foliate-rim vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 8. An extremely rare 'Jun' foliate-rim vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 30.2 cm, 11 7/8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's of archaic zun-form, the central globular bulb with a narrow ridge supported on a tall splayed foot, the elegant neck sweeping up the everted rim, the mouth festooned with five lobed, radiating petals, evenly covered overall in a lustrous lavender-blue glaze mottled with lilac and milk-white highlights, thinning to a mushroom... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2019

A Jun blue-glazed 'Chrysaanthemum' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1486. A Jun blue-glazed 'Chrysaanthemum' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). 13.3 cm. wide. Estimate HKD 30,000 - 50,000 (USD 3,800 - 6,400). Lot sold HKD 41,300. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Taiwanese private collection, acquired prior to 2000. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 

11 avril 2019

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

 Lot 1485. A Jun blue-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). 23 cm. diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - 250,000 (USD 25,600 - 32,100). Lot sold HKD 236,000. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection, acquired in the 1990s China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty   
16 mars 2019

A 'Cizhou' 'juluxian' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 647. A 'Cizhou' 'juluxian' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 6 3/4 in., 17.1 cm. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Lot Sold 6,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep sides set over a straight foot and rising conically to an everted rim, covered in an ivory-colored glaze suffused with swirling veins of milky taupe tones, the variegation effectively simulating that of marble, the glaze stopping unevenly above the foot exposing the grayish-white body. Provenance: Collection of Dikran G.... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2019

A ribbed brown-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 638. A ribbed brown-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Length 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. Lot Sold 8,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the compressed globular body with a short straight neck and wide mouth, set to the shoulders with four X-pattern slip-decorated strap handles, the sides applied in white slip with eight clusters of three vertical ribs under a rich brownish-black glaze stopping neatly above the short foot. Provenance: Collection of Carl Kempe... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2019

A russet-splashed 'partridge feather' lotus bud-form jar and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 635. A russet-splashed 'partridge feather' lotus bud-form jar and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 4 7/8 in., 12.4 cm. Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the elegantly rounded sides rising from a short slightly splayed foot to an incurved rim, the exterior covered with a lustrous dark-brown glaze irregularly splashed in russet-brown similar to 'partridge-feather' mottles, stopping unevenly above the foot and neatly at the rim to expose the buff-fired... [Lire la suite]