03 septembre 2019

A large Cizhou black-glazed deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1027. A large Cizhou black-glazed deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The bowl has deep, rounded sides, and is covered inside and out with a thick black glaze stopping just above the foot, a circular area of the interior center has been left unglazed exposing the buff ware, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Sen Shu Tey, Tokyo. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2019

A Henan russet-striped blackish-brown glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 1024. A Henan russet-striped blackish-brown glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The shallow bowl has straight sides, and the interior is covered with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze decorated with stripes of matte russet glaze, which pools in a line on the exterior where the body tapers towards the knife-cut foot. Property from the collection of Dr. Maurice Berger Provenance: The Falk Collection... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A carved Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 1010. A carved Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam. Estimate 6,000 - USD 8,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The bowl with flared, rounded sides is carved on the interior with a lotus spray, and is covered inside and out with an olive-green glaze with areas of crackling and thinning towards the foot, the base is unglazed. Provenance: S. Marchant & Son, Ltd., London, June 1989. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A Yaozhou celadon conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 1009. A Yaozhou celadon conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate 6,000 - USD 8,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The deep, slightly rounded conical sides that rise to a slightly flared lipped rim are applied on the interior with five slender ribs of slip that define five petals, and the bowl is covered inside and out with an olive-green glaze that thins on the ribs.  Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A rare Ding white-glazed foliate-rimmed vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 1008. A rare Ding white-glazed foliate-rimmed vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) high. Estimate 15,000 - USD 20,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The ovoid body is decorated with a bow-string band on the shoulder, the tall trumpet neck flaring to an undulating rim further incised with bow strings, and all raised on a tall spreading foot. The vase is covered with a glaze of creamy-white color that continues inside the mouth and onto the base..  Note: Created at the... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

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

Lot 768. A carved 'Yaozhou' 'lotus' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 7  7/8  in., 20 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. © Sotheby's. sturdily potted with a slightly concave interior, with an upturned rim rising from slanted sides above a low foot, finely and freely carved to the center with a lotus bloom and large leaf borne on scrolling stems, covered overall in a bright celadon glaze of olive-green tone the rim and pooling to deeper shades around the foot, the... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2019

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

Lot 723. A russet-painted black-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of ovoid form, the well rounded sides rising to a short neck set with a flange below the lipped rim, the body freely painted in amber-ocher tones with stylized foliate motifs all against a glossy black glaze, stopping neatly at the unglazed foot ring, the recessed base black-glazed. Provenance: Collection of Russell M. Tyson... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

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

Lot 723. A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of conical form, the steep sides flaring to an everted rim, the interior dappled lightly with pale russet fleckings against a rich brownish-black-glazed ground, boldly contrasting with the largely persimmon-toned exterior thinning to reveal the black-glaze ground around the rim and base, the glaze stopping neatly at the unglazed, buff-colored... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'lotus' pillow, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 714. A 'Cizhou' sgraffiato 'lotus' pillow, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Length 11 in., 28 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of bean shape, the slightly sloping concave top carved through creamy white slip with a lush lotus blossom borne on a leafing stem reserved against a ‘fish-roe’ ground enclosed within a key fret border, the sides freely incised with scrollwork between single-line borders, all covered in a transparent glaze, the base partially glazed. ... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A large 'Juluxian' cream-glazed censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 711. A large 'Juluxian' cream-glazed censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the cylindrical receptacle raised on a tall spreading foot below a stepped and recessed waist and a wide, gently sloping rim, all covered with a glossy milky-white glaze suffused with a fine matrix of golden-beige crackles. Provenance: Collection of Russell M. Tyson (1867-1963).Bequest to the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, in 1964 (acc. no.... [Lire la suite]