26 septembre 2019

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'floral' vase and cover, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1126)

Lot 729.A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'floral' vase and cover, Five Dynasties-Northern Song dynasty (907-1126). Height 12 1/8  in., 30.8 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 6,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a short foot to a waisted neck and everted cup-shaped mouth, the shoulder set to either side with a pair of small loops, the body deftly combed and incised around the exterior with wide band of peony bloom meander, the domed cover incised with a frieze... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2019

A 'Cizhou' 'Juluxian' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 712. A 'Cizhou' 'Juluxian' vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Height 12 1/4  in., 31.1 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot Sold 17,500 USD. © Sotheby's. of baluster form, the ovoid body sweeping to a tall flared neck and rolled rim, the exterior covered in a thin layer of creamy-white slip beneath an ivory tinted translucent glaze suffused with a fine pale russet craquelure, the glaze continuing inside the rim and stopping unevenly above the foot exposing the... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2019

A 'Ding' melon-form ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 710. A 'Ding' melon-form ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Height  6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 32,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid hexalobed body with a curved spout to one side below a narrow double line border and inward sloping rim, the line border repeated around the base, all surmounted by a tall 'woven rope' upright loop handle emerging from a sprig-molded floral applique and terminating in three straps, each issuing... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2019

A 'Cizhou'-type white-glazed handled vase, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 731. A 'Cizhou'-type white-glazed handled vase, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368). Height 9 1/4  in., 23.5 cm. Estimate USD 5,000 — 7,000. Lot Sold 3,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of pear shape, rising from a short foot to a tall columnar neck and everted rim, the shoulder set with a pair of lion masks suspending mock ring handles below an incised double-line band, covered overall with a milky-white slip beneath a clear glaze stopping above the foot ring revealing the buff-colored body. ... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2019

An incised celadon-glazed bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 726. An incised celadon-glazed bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368). Diameter 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Lot Sold 6,875 USD. © Sotheby's. stoutly potted, the deep rounded sides rising to a gently everted rim, the interior freely carved with a wide frieze comprised of five stylized upright petals, each enclosing foliate scrollwork, all centered by an auspicious four-character mark Jinyumantang within a single-line square, covered overall in a pale bluish-green glaze.... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A molded 'Yaozhou' 'peony' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 728. A molded 'Yaozhou' 'peony' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of conical form, the steep flaring sides rising to a gently everted rim, the interior impressed with a well-articulated scrolling band of six peony flowers borne on a leafing stem, centered by a stylized floret, the exterior incised with a frieze of stylized overlapping petals, covered overall in a lustrous olive-green translucent glaze pooling... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2019

A russet-painted black-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 723. A russet-painted black-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot Sold 6,875 USD. © Sotheby's. of ovoid form, the well rounded sides rising to a short neck set with a flange below the lipped rim, the body freely painted in amber-ocher tones with stylized foliate motifs all against a glossy black glaze, stopping neatly at the unglazed foot ring, the recessed base black-glazed. Provenance: Collection of Russell... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 723. A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot Sold 9,375 USD. © Sotheby's. of conical form, the steep sides flaring to an everted rim, the interior dappled lightly with pale russet fleckings against a rich brownish-black-glazed ground, boldly contrasting with the largely persimmon-toned exterior thinning to reveal the black-glaze ground around the rim and base, the glaze stopping neatly at the... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 722. A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the globular body with steep slightly rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze suffused and accentuated with bold russet splashes stopping neatly above the unglazed foot, the similarly-decorated domed cover with a gently upturned rim surmounted by a stem-form finial (2). ... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A brown-glazed meiping, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 721. A brown-glazed meiping, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 10 5/8  in., 27 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot Sold 18,750 USD. © Sotheby's. the slender body flaring slightly at the foot and rising to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a constricted neck and everted rim, six pairs of raised vertical ribs descending from the shoulder to the midpoint of the body, covered overall in a dark brown glaze stopping unevenly above the foot revealing a buff-colored clay. Provenance: Guy... [Lire la suite]