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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02 mars 2017

Large Qingbai Round Box, Southern Song–Yuan Dynasty, 13th – 14th c. A.D.

Large Qingbai Round Box, Southern Song–Yuan Dynasty, 13th – 14th c. A.D. © Zetterquist Galleries Diameter: 20cm A very large round porcelain box with domed cover decorated in a raised, scrolling “Ruyi” pattern, similar to patterns seen on Jizhou Mei-ping and lacquer ware of the same period. The slightly raised plain rims of both the top and bottom are unglazed on the inside, and have adhesions, possibly from original metal banding. The bottom sits on a broad, shallowly molded foot-rim. The entire piece, with the... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Qingbai Bowl with Carved Babies and Silver Rim, Southern Song Dynasty, 1127-1279 A.D.

Qingbai Bowl with Carved Babies and Silver Rim, Southern Song Dynasty, 1127-1279 A.D. © Zetterquist Galleries Diameter: 19.4cm A large porcelain bowl with an exquisitely carved scene of two boys frolicking amongst foliage, (peonies of pomegranate type). The masterful carving is done both with pointed and wedged instruments. The entire bowl is covered in an idyllic pale blue translucent glaze, leaving only the underfoot unglazed, revealing a white porcelain body with shadow of the cylindrical kiln support on which it was... [Lire la suite]