06 janvier 2019

Sitting boy, Song dynasty (960–1279), 12th century

Sitting boy, Song dynasty (960–1279), 12th century. Pottery with slip. H. 12 in. (30.5 cm); W. 8 ¾ in. (22.2 cm); D. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); Wt. 2 lb. (0.9 kg). Lent by Dorothy Tapper Goldman Collection. © 2000–2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This plump male child is a rare example of secular figural sculpture from the Song dynasty. It was made at a moment when Song sculpture reached a pinnacle of naturalism. Song historical texts and archaeological discoveries indicate that this type of pottery doll (nihai’er),... [Lire la suite]

12 avril 2018

A Ding moulded 'Twin-Fish' dish, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 2229. A Ding moulded 'Twin-Fish' dish, Song dynasty (960–1279); 6 1/4 in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised HKD 437,500 © Christie's Images Limited 2013 The dish is finely and crisply moulded with a pair of fish in the central medallion amid rolling waves extending into the well where four ducks swim beside lotus and water weeds, all below a keyfret border. The exterior is plain, all covered in an even pale ivory glaze. The rim is bound in a yellow metal... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon lotus bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 72. A 'Longquan' celadon lotus bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279); 16.5cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly incurved rim, carved around the exterior with overlapping lotus petals and covered overall with a sea-green celadon glaze. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
25 janvier 2018

A Qingbai 'Boys' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 33. A Qingbai 'Boys' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279); 18.1cm., 7 1/8 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2013 the conical sides rising from a tapering foot to a hexalbobed rim, carved to the interior with three quatrefoil cartouches each enclosing a dancing boy, all divided by foliate floral sprays, covered overall in a translucent bluish glaze. Provenance: K.Y. Fine Art, Hong Kong.R.& V. Tregaskis Oriental Art, Sydney. ... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2018

A 'Longquan' 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 547. A 'Longquan' 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279); 15cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a slightly everted rim, carved around the exterior with overlapping lotus leaves and covered overall with a bluish-green glaze. Exhibited: Helsingfors, Helsinki, 1956, cat. no.141 (according to label). Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection,... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2017

A fine celadon-glazed Longquan bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 168. A fine celadon-glazed Longquan bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). D. 8,5 cm. Estimate 2.500/3.500 €. Lot sold 10.000 €. Courtesy Nagel Minor wear, stand very slightly chipped. Provenance: Property from an European private collection. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 06.12.2017

01 septembre 2017

A large 'Ding' bowl, Song dynasty

Lot 83. A large 'Ding' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 10 5/8  in., 27 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD.Photo: Sotheby's. the gently curved sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, the interior sides molded with six radiating lines for a lobed effect, covered overall in a creamy ivory glaze, the rim bound in metal. Provenance: Collection of Mrs. Edwin Sibley Webster (1870-1969), Boston, Massachusetts, and thence by descent. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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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 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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