25 août 2015

A Qingbai box and cover, Song dynasty

A Qingbai box and cover, Song dynasty. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of compressed globular form with lobed sides resembling the petals of a chrysanthemum flower, finely molded on the cover with a floral scroll, applied on the interior with three small barbed-rim cups separated by three curved stems of lotus pods issuing from a central bud, applied overall with a transparent glaze pooling to a light turquoise blue in the recesses, the raised interior rim and base left unglazed revealing... [Lire la suite]

23 août 2015

A Qingbai carved 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty

A Qingbai carved 'lotus' bowl, Song dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. thinly potted, the deep flaring sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, freely carved to the interior with an undulating leafy lotus scroll, the exterior undecorated, applied overall with a glossy ice-blue glaze. Diameter 7 7/8  in., 20 cm Provenance: On loan to the Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama, 1988-2015.  Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015
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23 août 2015

A rare Qingbai meiping, Song dynasty

A rare Qingbai meiping, Song dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of elegant well-proportioned ovoid form, the rounded shoulders and tapering body surmounted by a waisted neck and wide flared galleried rim, applied overall with a transparent glaze tinged with light blue, the recessed base also lightly glazed, the footring left in the rough revealing the pale buff body. Height 8 7/8  in., 22.5 cm Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, November 1986. Note: See a white-glazed vase of... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2015

Qingbai Ewer with Molded Lotus Décor, Song Dynasty

Qingbai Ewer with Molded Lotus Décor, Song Dynasty(960-1279).  Estimate 1,000 Euro. Photo Auctionata AG. Ceramic with turquoise Qingbai glaze. Jug with handle in Islamic-style. Bulbous body on a flat foot rim. Narrow neck with a inclined sweeping mouth. Long curved spout. Elegant strap handle with a small cylindrical element. Wall with lotus flower décor. Glaze with beautiful luster and greenish-white color. Height: 20.5 cm Auctionata AG. Asian Art. Monday, Aug 24, 2015, 12 pm EDT -... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2015

Qingbai Bowl with Molded Flower Décor Inside, Song Dynasty

Qingbai Bowl with Molded Flower Décor Inside, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 1,600 Euro. Photo Auctionata AG. Ceramic with turquoise Qingbai glaze. Deep bowl. Tapered body to the circular base rim. Fine, thin wall with a slightly inclined outwardly mouth rim. Fine flower décor inside. Glaze with beautiful luster and bluish-white color. Craquelure inside and outside. Height: 7 cm. Diameter: 20.5 cm  Qingbai wareQingbai ware has been made with a special method in Jingdezhen and numerous other South... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2015

A molded qingbai bowl imitating Dingyao, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

A molded qingbai bowl imitating Dingyao, Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€7,100 - 11,000). Photo Bonhams. Thinly formed with a wide curving well raised on a short and narrow foot ring, the interior walls molded with a leiwen band above alternating phoenix and peony blossoms filling the walls and a lotus plant across the floor, all in shallow raised relief beneath a dark gray-green glaze, the rim now bound in copper.7 1/8in (18.3cm) diameter Notes: For Jin period... [Lire la suite]


19 juin 2015

A qingbai glazed jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty

A qingbai glazed jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate US$ 1,000 - 1,500 (€890 - 1,300). Photo Bonhams. Of globular shape raised on a spreading foot while four cloud collar-shaped handles rise from the shoulder, the cylindrical neck incised with horizontal bands and the body incised with six groups of vertical lines visible beneath the pale gray-green glaze covering the exterior walls and the top of the flat cover finished with concentric rings. 6 1/2in (16.5cm) height including cover Notes: For a... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2015

Two qingbai deep bowls, Song dynasty

Two qingbai deep bowls, Song dynasty. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,500 - 5,300). Photo Bonhams. The first thinly potted with a deep curving well supported on a narrow foot ring, the exterior walls incised with C-scrolls and combed lines forming flower heads and leafy branches, the limpid blue-green glaze applied everywhere except the rim area; the second bowl of inverted bell form with a flared rim and raised on a narrow foot, the walls without decoration except for an incised line below the exterior rim, the pale... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2015

A Qingbai bowl. Song Dynasty (907–1279)

A Qingbai bowl. Song Dynasty (907–1279). Estimate €400 - €500. Photo courtesy Lempertz 1845 A Qingbai bowl, decorated to the exterior with two rows of petals, covered with a bluish crackled glaze except for the rim and the base. D 17 cm Lempertz 1845. Asian Art, 06.03.2015, 10:00, Cologne 
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31 mai 2015

A shallow Qingbai dish. Song dynasty & A miniature Qingbai ewer, warmer, stand and a stem cup. Southern Song dynasty

A shallow Qingbai dish. Song dynasty & A miniature Qingbai ewer, warmer, stand and a stem cup. Southern Song dynasty.  Photo courtesy Lempertz 1845 A shallow Qingbai dish with lobed rim, porcelaneous body with carved leafy scrolls, and covered with a creamy crackled glaze except for the base. Diameter 14.6 cm. Estimate €1.000 - €1.500 Provenance: Wolfgang Nolting, Rheinland-Pfalz (acquired from Christian Böhm, London, 28.9.1992) A miniature Qingbai ewer, warmer, stand and stem cup with... [Lire la suite]