06 février 2020

A Cizhou ivory-glazed carved pottery pillow, Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1320. A Cizhou ivory-glazed carved pottery pillow, Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) long. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The slightly dished, canted top carved through the white slip with a large peony blossom borne on a leafy stem that surrounds the flower, reserved on a punched ground, covered overall with a glaze of ivory tone that falls to the foot. Property from the Estates of Walter Hochstadter and... [Lire la suite]

24 août 2019

An outstanding 'Yaozhou' carved and dated pillow, Jin dynasty, Dated to the Fifth Year of the Cheng An Reign, 1200 AD

Lot 87. An outstanding 'Yaozhou' carved and dated pillow, Jin dynasty, Dated to the Fifth Year of the Cheng An Reign (Corresponding to 1200 A.D.); height 4 in., 10.2 cm; widest 8 5/8 in., 21.9 cm Estimate USD 80,000 — 120,000. Lot sold USD 97,000. © Sotheby's. the bean-shaped top accentuated by an accomodating concave surface, superbly-carved with a reclining boy gazing upward and grasping the stems of a lotus flower and leaf amidst scrolling motifs, the tapered sides... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2019

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

Lot 644. A 'Cizhou' sgraffiato pillow, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Width 12 in., 30.5 cm. Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. of bean form, the concave upper surface subtly sloped, the sides with foliate designs in low relief, covered overall in an ivory-colored glaze, the glaze cut away on the upper surface leaving a lush blossoming lotus bordered by a band of foliate scroll all in reserve, the central motif accented by the underlying layer of chocolate-brown glaze, two small apertures to the... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2019

A white and russet-stained white jade pillow, possibly Ming dynasty or later

Lot 1664. A white and russet-stained white jade pillow, possibly Ming dynasty or later; 7 1/8 in. (18.3 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 3,250 © Christie’s Image Ltd 2016 The rectangular pillow has a concave top and a large channel drilled horizontally, and the white stone has large areas of russet color, box. The collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art part I, New York, 17 - 18 March 2016
13 janvier 2019

A rare small sancai-glazed pottery pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1310. A rare small sancai-glazed pottery pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) long. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of unusual faceted shape, the upper facet of the two long sides molded with a panel of a galloping horse above a panel of a pair of ducks confronted on a foliate motif, with further foliate motifs on the ends, all resist-glazed in amber and cream and reserved on a green granular ground, the borders and slightly arched... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2019

A Cizhou ivory-glazed carved pottery pillow, Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1320. A Cizhou ivory-glazed carved pottery pillow, Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) long. Estimate $6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized $43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The slightly dished, canted top carved through the white slip with a large peony blossom borne on a leafy stem that surrounds the flower, reserved on a punched ground, covered overall with a glaze of ivory tone that falls to the foot. Provenance: Acquired by Walter Hochstadter prior to 1997 and... [Lire la suite]

29 mai 2018

A Qingbai pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 381. A Qingbai pillow, Song dynasty (960-1279); 16.9 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. one face carved with a Buddhist lion grasping in its mouth a flower spray, the reverse with a recumbent ram among jagged rock, the sides decorated with a floral scroll, applied overall with a transparent blue-tinged glaze. Provenance: Littleton and Hennessy Asian Art, London. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
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08 mars 2018

A Sancai glazed pillow and an amber glazed pottery flask, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 8052. A Sancai glazed pillow and an amber glazed pottery flask, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 8 7/8in (22.5cm) long, the pillow; 9 1/2in (24.1cm) high, the flask. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 3,200 - 4,800). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The leaf shaped pillow carved in low relief on the face with a floral design, the peonies and leaves glazed green against a black ground, the front side glazed amber and green, the back side carved but unglazed; together with an amber glazed pottery flask, following a leather... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2017

A carved Ding-type pillow, Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 306. A carved Ding-type pillow, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). 24.2 cm, 9 1/2  in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. of kidney shape, the slightly concave top carved with a fish swimming amongst waterweeds within a double-line border, covered overall in a creamy ivory glaze mottled in brown. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family. Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2017

A slip-decorated 'Ding'-type pillow, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty

Lot 607. A slip-decorated 'Ding'-type pillow, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of bean shape, the slightly concave top carved through a light brown slip to an underlying white slip with rows of undulating waves, the sides with vertical lines, covered overall with a transparent pale buff-tinged glaze stopping just above the unglazed base, pierced with two air holes. Width 9 1/4  in., 23.5 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 14 Mar 2017,... [Lire la suite]
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