01 mai 2019

A Shaanxi black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 86. A Shaanxi black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 10.2 cm, 4 in. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to a slightly everted rim, covered overall in a lustrous glossy black glaze suffused with silvery-brown splashes imitating partridge feathers. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 May 2019, 10:30 AM  

27 mars 2018

An extremely rare and superb jade ceremonial blade, yazhang, Shimao Culture, Shaanxi, Neolithic period

Lot 3020. An extremely rare and superb jade ceremonial blade, yazhang, Shimao Culture, Shaanxi, Neolithic period; 37.5 cm, 14 3/4  in. Estimate 1,600,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,320,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 with an elongated form flaring slightly towards the arched cutting edge with one subtly bevelled side, the opposite end flanked by angular projections and centred with a pierced aperture, each side finely incised with parallel lines, one with an additional incised... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2015

Jar, carved and glazed stoneware, Yaozhou ware, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Jar, carved and glazed stoneware, Yaozhou ware, Shaanxi, China, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Height: 10.8 cm. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee. CIRC.71-1935 © V&A Images.  This jar is an example of the Yaozhou wares typical of the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). While the wares produced at the Yaozhou kiln complex enjoyed popularity from the end of the Tang dynasty (618-906) through to the... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2015

Bowl, carved and glazed stoneware, Yaozhou ware, China, Northern Song dynasty, 1000-1127

Bowl, carved and glazed stoneware, Yaozhou ware, Shaanxi, China, Northern Song dynasty, 1000-1127. Diameter: 21.8 cm, Height: 6.5 cm. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee. C.17-1935 © V&A Images. This bowl is an example of the Yaozhou wares typical of the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). While the wares produced at the Yaozhou kiln complex enjoyed popularity from the end of the Tang dynasty (618-906) through to... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2015

Incense burner, glazed stoneware, Yaozhou ware, China, Northern Song dynasty (1000-1127)

Incense burner, glazed stoneware, Yaozhou ware, Shaanxi, China, Northern Song dynasty (1000-1127). Height: 9 cm, Diameter: 8.6 cm. C.358-1921. © V&A Images. The incense burner in this image is an example of Yaozhou wares typical of the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). While the wares produced at the Yaozhou kiln complex enjoyed popularity from the end of the Tang dynasty (618-906) through to the beginning of the Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), this incense burner exhibits the deep olive green glaze common to the... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2015

Vase, carved and glazed stoneware, Yaozhou ware, China, Northern Song dynasty (1000-1127)

Vase, carved and glazed stoneware, Yaozhou ware, Shaanxi, China, Northern Song dynasty (1000-1127). Height: 24.0 cm, Diameter: 12.0 cm. Museum no. C.810-1936? Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee [September 2009] © V&A Images This vase was made in Yaozhou, north of the divide separating northern and southern China. It has a grey stoneware body, covered with an olive-green glaze. Modern scholars in the West... [Lire la suite]
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