01 avril 2017

A moulded qingbai melon-form box and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 55. A moulded qingbai melon-form box and cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,939 - USD 19,408) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The box and cover are potted in the form of a melon with lobed sides, the cover applied with a stalk-form finial, covered overall with a transparent glaze of pale aquamarine tone with the exception of the base and rims revealing the fine white body.  Provenance: A Japanese private collection,... [Lire la suite]

01 avril 2017

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

Lot 54. A Qingbai angular-shouldered bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 7 3/4 in. (19.8 cm.) diam. box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,351 - USD 19,408) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The bowl has a wide mouth, short neck and angular shoulders tapering down to a narrow base. It is covered inside and out with a crackled glaze of pale aquamarine tone. The base is unglazed.  Provenance: Acquired in San Francisco, 28 May 1996 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2017

Two Qingbai bowls, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 638. Two Qingbai bowls, Song dynasty (960–1279). Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. one with thin rounded sides terminating in an unglazed rim, carved to the center well with a foliate spray covered with a translucent pale blue glaze, the second with shallower sides and raised on a splayed pedestal foot, applied with a pale blue glaze; together with a thin-walled foliate rim conical bowl, Yaozhou kilns, Northern Song dynasty, the pale gray body covered with a pale bluish-gray glaze... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2017

A Qingbai ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 637. A Qingbai ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279). Estimate  6,000 — 8,000  USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of globular form rising to a short cylindrical neck with two raised bands, a short tapered spout opposite the upright handle, decorated overall with incised swirling lines applied with a three-tooth comb, a band of incised angled lines around the neck, covered with a sea-green glaze save for the biscuit base fired to a warm tan color, Japanese wood box (2). Diameter 5 7/8... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2017

A carved Qingbai 'daylily' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 636. A carved Qingbai 'daylily' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body supported on a flared foot, surmounted by a cylindrical neck opening into a wide, six-lobed flower-shaped rim with down-turned petal tips, the body freely incised with floral blooms on leafing stems, the petals defined with combed details, the shoulder and neck encircled by double-fillets, the interior of the neck applied with radiating lines of slip, covered overall in... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2017

A Qingbai 'lotus' censer, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 635. A Qingbai 'lotus' censer, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides fluted to the exterior, rising to a slightly waisted neck encircled with a narrow ridged band to a delicately lobed everted rim, raised on an elaborate stepped pedestal arranged in three tiers of petal-fluted collars, covered overall with a translucent pale blue glaze pooling to darker tones in the recesses. Height 4 1/2  in., 11.4 cm ... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2017

A Qingbai foliate cup and stand, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 634. A Qingbai foliate cup and stand, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the vessel with shallow rounded sides ending in a delicately everted hexalobed rim, supported on a short splayed foot, the conforming stand with a central stepped and raised ring enclosed within a wide rounded cavetto and gently lipped rim, all resting on a splayed base formed from six lappets, each pierced with a central trefoil motif, both applied with a transparent glaze, slightly tinged... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2017

A Qingbai carved foliate-rim bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 633. A Qingbai carved foliate-rim bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the flared sides rising to a six-lobed rim, freely carved to the interior with a lotus flowers issuing from a leafy stem, on a rouletted ground below a line border, covered overall with a translucent pale blue-tinted glazed pooling to darker tones within the recesses, wood stand (2). Diameter 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm  Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London. Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2017

A pair of carved Qingbai 'floral' bowls, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 622. A pair of carved Qingbai 'floral' bowls, Song dynasty (960–1279). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each with the gently rounded sides rising at an angle from a short tapered foot to a lobed rim, freely carved and combed to the interior with undulating floral scrolls, covered overall with a lustrous translucent bluish-white glaze, save for the base partially glazed revealing the body burnt russet in the firing (2). Diameter 7 1/8  in., 18.1... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2017

A pair of carved Qingbai 'floral' bowls, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 613. A pair of carved Qingbai 'floral' bowls, Song dynasty (960–1279). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each thinly potted with gently rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a six-lobed rim, carved and incised to the interior with floral blossoms borne on undulating leafy stems, covered overall save for the base with a translucent bluish-white glaze pooling to an aquamarine color in the recesses (2). Diameter 7 3/8  in., 18.6 cm  Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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