26 mars 2015

A Qingbai tiger-form support, China, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Qingbai tiger-form support, China, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The hollow figure modeled as a recumbent tiger with mouth open in a roar and long, striped tail flicked to one side, the back supporting a slightly concave platform, covered with a pale aqua-blue glaze, the flat base unglazed; 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) wide, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]

26 mars 2015

A rare large Qingbai iron-brown-splashed, figure of a horse, China, Northern Song dynasty-Yuan dynasty (AD 960-1368)

A rare large Qingbai iron-brown-splashed, figure of a horse, China, Northern Song dynasty-Yuan dynasty (AD 960-1368). Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $25,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The piebald shown standing foursquare on a rectangular base, with its mouth open in a neigh, with cropped mane, knotted tail and a rope halter, covered with a transparent glaze of very pale olive tone splashed in iron brown - 11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high, box The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Oxford... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2015

A large Qingbai carved 'twin fish' bowl, China, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th century

A large Qingbai carved 'twin fish' bowl, China, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th century. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $5,250. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl has rounded conical sides applied on the interior with six slip ribs above two fish with combed details carved in the center, covered inside and out with a glaze of aqua color below the unglazed rim - 7 ¼ in. (18.5 cm.) diameter, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1986. ... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2015

A rare Qingbai iron-brown-decorated figural ewer, China, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

A rare Qingbai iron-brown-decorated figural ewer, China, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127). Estimate $60,000 - $80,000. Price Realized $221,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The ewer potted in the shape of an official, his subtly rendered robes with iron-brown borders forming the body of the vessel, his hands clasping the base of the spout instead of a gui tablet, and his head with finely detailed facial features forming the neck below his rust-brown court hat secured by a hat pin that forms the mouth... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2015

A rare large Qingbai carved meiping, China, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

A rare large Qingbai carved meiping, China, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate $50,000 - $70,000. Price Realized $665,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The tall, tapering body carved in low relief with a wide band of boys amidst dense foliate scroll between bands of overlapping petals below and on the shoulder above, covered overall in a transparent glaze of pale olive tone - 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm.) high, box The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York. Notes: Jan Wirgin, in Sung... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2015

A Qingbai cosmetic box and cover, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

A Qingbai cosmetic box and cover, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate USD 1,200 - 1,800. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With domed cover, the interior applied with three rounded cups separated by three stems bearing lotus pods, the exterior and part of the interior covered with a clear glaze of faint olive color - 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) diameter Property from the Private Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH VOLUME VII: CHINESE WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]


15 mars 2015

A Qingbai iron-brown-decorated drum-form tripod censer, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A Qingbai iron-brown-decorated drum-form tripod censer, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate USD 1,500 - 2,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Raised on three butterfly-shaped supports, the exterior and rim covered with a pale grey-blue glaze, and the two rows of applied 'nail head' bosses highlighted in iron-brown; 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diameter at rim Property from the Private Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH VOLUME VII: CHINESE WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2015

A pair of Qingbai small lobed dishes, China, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A pair of Qingbai small lobed dishes, China, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate USD 3,000 - 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each with shallow, rounded sides divided into six lobes on the interior by ribs of slip that rise to the everted, lobed rim, covered inside and out with a glaze of aqua color; 4 3/8 and 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) diameter, boxes Property from the Private Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH VOLUME VII: CHINESE WORKS... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A rare large Qingbai carved vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A rare large Qingbai carved vase, meiping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The elegantly-potted, high-shouldered vase is crisply carved with a band of four large peony blooms borne on a continuous, meandering leafy stem, between two molded bow-string bands. The tapering lower section is encircled by a band of upright lotus petals, and the shoulder is carved with a band of scrolls below the short, cylindrical neck. The vase is covered in a semi-translucent glaze of... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2015

A rare Qingbai meiping, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

A rare Qingbai meiping, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127). Estimate $80,000 – $120,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The well-potted ovoid body is incised with five double vertical lines rising from the unglazed foot to a bow-string band encircling the rounded shoulder, and is covered with a translucent glaze of pale aquamarine tone applied in two layers. 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) high, box Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London, 1991.Robert Barron Collection, New Orleans, Louisiana.Christie's New York, 30 March... [Lire la suite]


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