16 mars 2019

Two Qingbai 'Boys' bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 632. Two Qingbai 'Boys' bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate: US$12,000 - US$15,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. each of conical form, the interior carved with two boys amidst scrolling lotus, a blue-tinged transparent glaze suffused with crackles applied overall, save for the base.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019

16 mars 2019

A pair of floriform Qingbai bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 630. A pair of floriform Qingbai bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 5 1/2 in., 14 cm. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with lobed sides rising from a low tapered foot flaring toward the rim, the floral form neatly divided into five undulating lobes radiating from the center, covered overall in a translucent pale blue-green glaze save for the base.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019
16 mars 2019

A Qingbai carved 'Boys and lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 629. A Qingbai carved 'Boys and lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the subtly rounded conical sides supported on a tapered foot, the interior freely carved with two plump boys playing amidst swirling leaves, covered overall in a pale blue-green glaze. Provenance: Collection of Johannes Hellner (1866-1947).Michael B. Weisbrod, Inc., New York, 1986.New York Private Collection Literature: Jan Wirgin, 'Sung Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2019

A pair of Qingbai molded bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 628. A pair of Qingbai molded bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 7 5/8 in., 19.5 cm. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. each finely potted with steep sides rising from a short straight foot, molded to the interior with a central medallion enclosing twin phoenix, encircled by six radiating panels enclosing vases and jardinières with varying floral displays, all beneath a keyfret band, covered overall in a pale blue glaze save for the exposed rim. Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2019

A carved Qingbai lobed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 627. A carved Qingbai lobed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279).Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. delicately potted, with deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a scalloped rim, the interior carved and combed with a large six-petal blossom, covered overall in a translucent ice-blue glaze save for the base. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019
16 mars 2019

A Qingbai 'Boys and lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 626. A Qingbai 'Boys and lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 7 1/8 in., 18.1 cm. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. of conical form, the thinly-potted vessel with wide flaring sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a gently everted hexalobed rim, the interior with three boys each playfully grasping the long sinuous stem of a leafing lush lotus meander, the petals with furled edges and freely incised with stylized wavy veins, applied overall with a translucent lustrous... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2019

A Qingbai faceted covered ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 605. A Qingbai faceted covered ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279);  9in (23cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Of globular form, the body potted with eight facets, each with a recessed, slightly indented panel, set with a curved spout and opposing loop handle, the gently tapering octagonal neck fitted over with a conforming cover surmounted by a flori-form finial, all supported on a short conforming foot ring, applied overall with a green-tinged glaze... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A Qingbai lobed ewer and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 610. A Qingbai lobed ewer and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 9 1/2in (24.1 cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The melon-shaped body potted with ten lobes interrupted by incised horizontal lines just below the shoulder, set to one side with a gently curved upright spout opposite an arched strap handle fitted with a loop and attached to side of the trumpet neck, the dish-form cover with bud-shaped finial and loop on the side, covered overall with a... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2019

A Qingbai ewer, cover and warmer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 602. A Qingbai ewer, cover and warmer, Song dynasty (960-1279); 9 1/2in (24.1cm) high overall. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,300 - 7,100). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The ewer potted with a deep bowl-shaped body and canted shoulder leading to a cylindrical neck, the shoulder incised with a dense pattern of blossoms and leaves, and set with an arched strap handle opposite a slender curved spout, the tubular cover surmounted by a mythical beast, the sides of the deep bowl-shaped warmer incised with... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2019

A Qingbai conical bowl and a box and cover, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 752. A Qingbai conical bowl and a box and cover, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century. Bowl 7 1/8 in. (8.1 cm) diam.; box and cover 3 in. (7.5 cm). Estimate $5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized $6,250. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The bowl is carved with dense cloud scroll with combed details, stopping short of the rim, and is covered allover with a crackled glaze of aquamarine color that also surrounds the unglazed center of the base, which has burnt pale brown in the firing. The... [Lire la suite]