31 juillet 2018

A carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 110. A carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 5 3/8  in., 13.7 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo Sotheby’s the interior center well-carved with a single floral spray emerging from a leafy stem amidst combed waves of rippling water around the rounded sides rising to an everted rim, covered overall in a lustrous translucent sage-green glaze stopping short of the small neatly knife-pared foot ring, Japanese wood box (3).  ... [Lire la suite]

31 juillet 2018

A small sky-blue ‘Jun’ dish, Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 113. A small sky-blue ‘Jun’ dish, Song Dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 4 3/8  in., 11.1 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 40,000 USD. Photo Sotheby’s the circular dish with shallow, gently rounded sides covered overall in an evenly applied opalescent blue glaze draining to a pale mushroom color at the rim and thickening just before stopping at the small neatly carved unglazed iron-brown foot ring, Japanese wood box (3).  Provenance: Kitayama Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan. ... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2018

A rare ‘Ding’ dish, Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 104. A rare ‘Ding’ dish, Song Dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 5 5/8  in., 14.3 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 56,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of shallow saucer shape resting on a low wedge-shaped foot ring, the interior crisply carved with a chilong curled to form a medallion encircled by floral sprays, one bearing a large peony, the other a lotus, the petals with delicately incised and combed details, the underside plain, all under an ivory glaze, the rim bound in... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2018

A black-glazed conical bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 109. A black-glazed conical bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD. Photo Sotheby’s the shallow flaring sides covered inside and out with a thick illustrious black glaze falling short above the foot, thinning to a light brown at the rim, the base bearing a four-character inscription in ink.  Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 16 sept. 2014  
31 juillet 2018

A ‘Ding’ persimmon-glazed lobed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 105. A ‘Ding’ persimmon-glazed lobed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 6 5/8  in., 17 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 81,250USD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted of wide conical form, the gently rounded sides flaring up from the short, slightly splayed footrim to the elegant hexalobed rim, evenly covered with a lustrous russet-brown glaze, the glazed on the interior transforming to a darker brown in a narrow section below the drained rim, repeated on the... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2018

A 'Ge' octogonal vase (ba fanghhu), Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 304. A 'Ge' octogonal vase (ba fanghhu), Song dynasty (960-1127); height 8 1/2 in., 21.6 cm. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Lot sold 1,762,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2010. very thinly potted, of pear shape and octagonal section, resting on a slightly flared foot pierced with a circular aperture on the sides, rising from a swelling body and tapering to a gently everted mouth, the collar with a double-band of horizontal raised ribs, flanked by a pair of tubular handles,... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2017

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Twin Fish' dish, Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 79. A 'Longquan' celadon 'Twin Fish' dish, Song Dynasty (960-1127). 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate 12,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides carved with lotus petals and rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, the interior applied with a pair of sprig-moulded scaly fish swimming in opposite directions, covered in a deep olive-green glaze. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 nov. 2017, 11:00 AM
13 novembre 2017

A rare 'Yaozhou' bottle vase, Song dynasty (960-1127)

LOt 90. A rare 'Yaozhou' bottle vase, Song dynasty (960-1127). 28.3 cm, 11 1/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Lots sold 162,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck applied with two dragon mask handles, to a flaring rim, carved with a design of lotus below four horizontal ribs below a key fret at the rim, covered in an olive-green glaze pooling to a deeper colour in the carved recesses. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in 1986. ... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2017

A 'Jizhou' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 261. A 'Jizhou' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1127). 12.8 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.  the rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to a straight rim, the interior with a dark brown glaze suffused with lighter flecks, the exterior with a similar glazed band at the rim below a lighter brown glaze stopping short of the foot. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 Nov 2017, 10:00 AM
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29 octobre 2017

A pair of Qingbai 'Prunus' cups, Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 109. A pair of Qingbai 'Prunus' cups, Song dynasty (960-1127). 3 5/8in (9.2cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,700 - 2,600). Sold for US$ 2,500 (€2,148). Photo: Bonhams. Each with a thinly-potted body supported on a short foot, the interior molded with a prunus sprig, and covered in a transparent pale-green glaze stopping short of the rim. Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART. 30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT, NEW YORK
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