16 janvier 2018

A rare white-glazed ewer and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 497. A rare white-glazed ewer and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 28.5cm., 11 1/4 in. Estimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot Sold 39,650 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the elegant lobed ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a tall waisted neck, set to one side with a long curved spout and to the other with a strap handle, the domed cover surmounted by a stalk knop, covered overall in a straw-white glaze. Quantity: 2. Provenance: Vannotti Collection, no. C14 (according to label). ... [Lire la suite]

16 janvier 2018

A rare 'basket-weave' cup, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 495. A rare 'basket-weave' cup, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot Sold 5,625 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the hemispherical body rising from a concave base to an inverted rim, moulded to the interior and exterior with a basket-weave pattern and covered overall in a transparent ivory glaze, 9cm., 3 1/2 in; together with a similarly moulded seal paste box and cover. Quantity: 3. Provenance: F. Low-Beer & Co., New York (according to label). ... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2018

A black-glazed 'Lotus' jar, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 491. A black-glazed 'Lotus' jar, Song dynasty (960-1279); 9cm, 3 1/2 in. Estimate 1,500 — 2,500 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot and covered overall in a black glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the light grey body. Provenance: F. Low-Beer & Co., New York (according to label). Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 266. ... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2018

A rare 'basket-weave' jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 490. A rare 'basket-weave' jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 11.5cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimate 250 — 350 GBP. Lot Sold 4,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the flattened ovoid body moulded around the exterior with a basket weave pattern and set at the shoulder with two small tubular handles, the similarly moulded domed cover set with corresponding tubular handles at the rim, covered overall in a light brown glaze save for the rims and base. Quantity: 2. Provenance: Warren E. Cox... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2018

A miniature brown-glazed ribbed jar, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 486. A miniature brown-glazed ribbed jar, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot Sold 6,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the globular body rising from a recessed base to a short broad mouth, slip decorated around the exterior with vertical ribs and covered with a dark chocolate-brown glaze thinning to a buff tone along each rib, the glaze falling short of the base to reveal the slip-painted ribs and greyish-brown body, 5cm., 2in; together with a large similarly... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2018

A 'Qingbai' 'Dragon' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 477. A 'Qingbai' 'Dragon' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13.4cm., 5 1/4 in. Estimate 400 — 600 GBP. Lot Sold 5,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the gently flaring sides rising from a short tapering foot, the interior freely incised with a dragon medallion encircled by a continuous lotus scroll, covered overall in a bluish-white glaze, the rim metal bound. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 660. ... [Lire la suite]

16 janvier 2018

A pair of 'Qingbai' lobed bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 476A. A pair of 'Qingbai' lobed bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13.5cm, 5 3/8 in. Estimate 600 — 800 GBP. Lot Sold 6,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 each finely potted body with six-lobed flaring sides rising from a short straight foot, covered overall in a transparent ice-blue glaze. Quantity: 2. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 558. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2018

A 'Qingbai' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 471. A 'Qingbai' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 7.5cm., 3in. Estimate 300 — 400 GBP. Lot Sold 15,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the box of cylindrical form rising from a recessed base to a stepped incurved mouth, finely carved around the exterior with a peony scroll and covered in a pale bluish-white glaze, the straight-sided flat cover similarly carved and glazed, the internal concave cover surmounted with a small knop and glazed to the top... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2018

A 'Qingbai' cup and stand, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 464. A 'Qingbai' cup and stand, Song dynasty (960-1279); Estimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot Sold 2,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the cup with deep rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot, the stand of saucer shape rising from a high spreading openwork foot, covered overall with an ice-blue glaze save for the rim of the cup. Quantity: 2. Literature: Chinese Ceramic Treasures. A Selection from the Ulricehamn East Asian Museum, Including the Carl Kempe Collection, Ulricehamn,... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2018

A rare 'Qingbai' jardinière, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 463. A rare 'Qingbai' jardinière, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 250 — 350 GBP. Lot Sold 5,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008 the body of slightly tapering cylindrical form rising from an angled base and short tapering footring, carved around the exterior with a broad band of overlapping petals and covered overall in an ice-blue glaze, save for the unglazed rim. Exhibited: Kunst Industri Museet, Copenhagen, 1950, cat. no. 343. Mostra D'Arte Cinese,... [Lire la suite]