10 mai 2009

A small 'qingbai' cup and stand. Song dynasty

A small 'qingbai' cup and stand. Song dynasty the cup with deep rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot, the stand of flower form rising from a high spreading foot, covered overall with an ice-blue glaze save for the rim of the cup, 9cm., 3 1/2 in; together with a Qingbai bowl, Song Dynasty, of foliate form, the interior carved with 'petals' radiating out from the base. Est. 2,000—3,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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10 mai 2009

A Qingbai lobed bowl. Song dynasty

A Qingbai lobed bowl. Song dynasty the steep sides rising from a straight foot, the interior carved with three ogival panels of babies, alternating with floral sprays, covered in a pale blue glaze, 18.6cm., 7 3/8 in; together with a Qingbai bowl, Song Dynasty, the interior carved with 'flying' babies amongst foliage. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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02 novembre 2008

A Pair of 'Qingbai' Bowls. Yuan Dynasty

A Pair of 'Qingbai' Bowls. Yuan Dynasty each of deep U-shape rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, finely moulded to the interior with a lotus medallion encircled by six lotus-lappet panels enclosing six different floral sprays, covered overall in a transparent ice-blue glaze, the rim metal bound. 15cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 400—600 GBP LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 576. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2008

A 'Qingbai' Melon-Shaped Ewer. Yuan Dynasty

A 'Qingbai' Melon-Shaped Ewer. Yuan Dynasty the lobed globular body rising from a short tapering foot to a narrow mouth, applied with a freely modelled large dragon handle and spout, covered overall in an ice-blue glaze, 12cm., 4 3/4 in; together with a similarly glazed censer, a bottle jar and cover, a zhadou, and a white-glazed pear-shaped vase. Estimate 200—300 GBP PROVENANCE: Sidney L. Moss, London (vase, according to label). Bluett & Sons, London (zhadou, according to label). LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Bo... [Lire la suite]
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