21 septembre 2018

A rubbing of a documentary stone stele about Yaozhou kilns, dating to Yuanfeng cyclical year of the Song dynasty (1084)

Lot 27. A rubbing of a documentary stone stele about Yaozhou kilns, dating to Yuanfeng cyclical year of the Song dynasty (1084); 49 º in. (125 cm.) high, 24 º in. (61.6 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 20,000 - HKD 30,000 (USD 2,600-3,800). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The stele is dated Yuanfeng seventh year of the Song dynasty, under the reign of Emperor Shenzong, corresponding to 1084. Written by Zhang Long, the inscription documents the event in which Governor Yan of the Yaozhou County... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2018

A Yaozhou conical bowl, Song dynasty, 12th century

Lot 1290. A Yaozhou conical bowl, Song dynasty, 12th century; 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The deep, slightly rounded conical sides are applied on the interior with six slender ribs of slip that define six petals, and the bowl is covered inside and out with an olive-green glaze that thins on the ribs. Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2018

A Yaozhou conical bowl, Song dynasty, 12th century

Lot 1288. A Yaozhou conical bowl, Song dynasty, 12th century; 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The slightly rounded, widely flared sides are subtly lobed as six petals that rise to the notched rim and are covered inside and out with a glaze of greyish-olive color. Provenance: Dries Blitz, 5 November 1998.Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14 September 2018 ... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2018

A brown-painted blackish-brown-glazed jar with rope-twist handle, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century 

Lot 284. A brown-painted blackish-brown-glazed jar with rope-twist handle, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 21,600. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The high-shouldered tapering body painted in matte russet brown with two long-tailed birds with spread wings swooping down from the shoulder in contrast to the lustrous blackish glaze which also covers the interior where it thins to a brownish color, the neatly cut, wide mouth... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2018

Pair of qingbai porcelain lobed boxes, China, Song dynasty, 12th–13th century

Pair of qingbai porcelain lobed boxes, China, Song dynasty, 12th–13th century. Diameter: 2 1/2 inches, 6.5 cm. Height: 1 3/4 inches, 4.5 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art Two small qingbai porcelain boxes, each of compressed circular drum shape. Both the cover and the bottom sections have multi-lobed sides with raised bands around the rims. The slightly convex top of each cover is undecorated. The boxes are covered in a thin, translucent bluish-white glaze, leaving the rims and bases uncovered, exposing the... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2018

Qingbai Porcelain Cosmetic Box, China, Song dynasty, 11th – 12th century

Qingbai Porcelain Cosmetic Box, China, Song dynasty, 11th – 12th century. Diameter: 3 3/8 inches, 8.5 cm. Height: 1 3/4 inches, 4.3 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art A qingbai porcelain box of eight-lobed form with raised bands around the rims. The slightly domed top is impressed with a pattern of scrolling flowers, forming three main looped decorations against a background of raised dots. The box is covered in a thin, translucent pale blue glaze, leaving the rims and base uncovered, exposing the sugary... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2018

Two miniature qingbai porcelain vases, China, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Two miniature qingbai porcelain vases, China, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century. Height: 3 1⁄8  inches, 8 cm. Width: 2 3⁄4 inches, 7 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art Two miniature porcelain vases of double gourd form. The lower, larger lobe of each vase is moulded with a pattern of evenly spaced, raised dots while the upper, smaller lobe is of disc form. The exterior of the vases is covered in a pale blue glaze that stops just short of the slightly recessed base, revealing the fine white porcelain body underneath. ... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2018

A small russet-glazed bowl, Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 857. A small russet-glazed bowl, Song dynasty, 11th-12th century; 4 in. (10.4 cm.) diameter. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Price Realized $6,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The interior decorated in resist technique with paper-cut decoration of three diamond-shaped, openwork flowers reserved in brown against the variegated, milky buff ground, the exterior covered in a 'tortoiseshell' glaze of dark brown color mottled in beige falling to the small, circular foot, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H.... [Lire la suite]
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12 juin 2018

Bol en grès émaillé Jizhou, Dynastie Song, XIIe-XIIIe siècle

Lot 157. Bol en grès émaillé Jizhou, Dynastie Song, XIIe-XIIIe siècle; 11,7 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 EUR. Lot sold 6,250 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. de forme conique légèrement arrondie, la couverte intérieure mouchetée beige et brun et appliquée de trois médaillons quadrilobés abritant chacun des motifs floraux, l'extérieur émaillé brun foncé ponctué de taches aléatoires beiges. A 'Jizhou' paper-cut resist-decorated tea bowl, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century ... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2018

Petite coupe à vin en grès émaillée Jun, Dynastie Song (960-1279)

  Lot 156. Petite coupe à vin en grès émaillée Jun, Dynastie Song (960-1279); 6,2 cm, 2 3/8  in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 EUR. Lot sold 10,625 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. les côtés arrondis recouverts d'une épaisse couche de glaçure bleu ciel s'arrêtant de manière irrégulière au-dessus du pied évasé. A small 'Jun' wine cup, Song dynasty Provenance: Formerly in the Collection of Walter Bondy (1880-1940), Berlin. Auction Sammlung Walter Bondy, Berlin. Ostasiatische Kunst, 18th and 19th May 1927,... [Lire la suite]