13 avril 2015

A Qingbai cosmetic box and cover, Northern Song dynasty

A Qingbai cosmetic box and cover, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP (2,035 -2,713 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's of circular form, the gently domed cover carved with a leafy spray of peony, the interior opened to two flowerheads borne on curved leafy stems interspersed with three miniature cups and saucers, covered overall in a transparent greyish-bluish glaze, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 3 - 14.3cm., 5 5/8 in. Provenance: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd, Tokyo. ... [Lire la suite]

04 avril 2015

A very rare Qingbai tripod censer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

A very rare Qingbai tripod censer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HK$80,000 – HK$120,000 ($10,369 - $15,553). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The censer has a compressed barrel-shaped body raised on three curved feet with two rows of drum-nail projections on the exterior. It is covered with a sea-green glaze of even tone, the glaze has gently pulled in some areas revealing the biscuit body fired to an orange tone. 4 3/4 in. (12.2 cm.) wide  Provenance: George Eumorfopoulos (1863-1939),... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A Qingbai cup stand, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

A Qingbai cup stand, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HK$50,000 – HK$70,000 ($6,481 - $9,073). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The stand is potted in the form of a dish with an everted rim raised on a broad, flared pedestal foot and centered by a raised platform shaped like an inverted cup. It is covered overall in a clear glaze of pale aqua tone except for the base which has a central aperture. There are traces of a painted inscription on the base. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) diam., box  ... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A Qingbai cup stand, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

A Qingbai cup stand, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$50,000 – HK$70,000 ($6,481 - $9,073). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The delicately potted stand rises from a short spreading pedestal foot to the everted rim notched to create six petal lobes surrounding the shallow well and stepped platform that holds a cup. It is covered overall with a glaze of pale blue tone. 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) diam., box Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong  Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE -... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2015

A Qingbai petal-lobed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

A Qingbai petal-lobed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate HK$40,000 – HK$60,000 ($5,184 - $7,777). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is potted with rounded, flared sides rising to the petal-lobed rim cut with six notches. The interior is incised with three flowers and covered overall with a glaze of pale aqua color that continues to the tapered foot exposing the unglazed centre of the base. 4 3/4 in. (12 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong  ... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A Qingbai lobed ewer, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368)

A Qingbai lobed ewer, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368). Estimate HK$100,000 – HK$150,000 ($12,961 - $19,442). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body is potted with eight vertical lobes that rises to just below an incised band at the base of the trumpet neck, with another incised band below the shoulder and a strap handle applied on top with a small loop. The ewer is covered overall with a transparent pale aqua glaze. 7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm.) high, box  Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong... [Lire la suite]


03 avril 2015

A pair of Qingbai petal-lobed bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

A pair of Qingbai petal-lobed bowls, Song Dynasty  (960-1279). Estimate HK$120,000 – HK$180,000 ($15,553 - $23,330). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each bowl is moulded as six petals rising towards a conforming rim, covered inside and out with a thin glaze of pale blue tone exposing the buff body at the base. 3 3/4 in. (9.7 cm.) diam., box (2) Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong  Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A Qingbai conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

A Qingbai conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$30,000 – HK$50,000 ($3,888 - $6,481). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With deep conical sides rising from a tall foot ring, the interior and exterior is covered overall with a glaze of pale blue tone exposing the unglazed white body at the base. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong  Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A small Qingbai jar, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368)

A small Qingbai jar, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty (1127-1368). Estimate HK$40,000 – HK$60,000 ($5,184 - $7,777). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The jar is potted with round sides rising to a waisted neck. It is covered overall in a translucent glaze of pale aquamarine tone pooling in the recesses, ending in an irregular line at the foot exposing the white biscuit body. 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong  Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2015

A Qingbai flower-form dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

A Qingbai flower-form dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HK$40,000 – HK$60,000 ($5,184 - $7,777). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is thinly potted with flaring sides rising to a petal-lobed rim. The cavetto has ten vertical thin slips to separate the lobes. It is covered overall with a thin crackled glaze of pale blue tone falling to the edge of the unglazed, slightly countersunk base. 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam., box  Provenance: The Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong  ... [Lire la suite]