14 janvier 2019

A small Junyao purple-splashed 'bubble' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1317. A small Junyao purple-splashed 'bubble' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century; 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 104,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The rounded sides rising from the tapered foot to the slightly incurved mouth rim, covered inside and out with an opaque glaze of pale milky blue tone thinning to mushroom color at the rim and enhanced with dark purple splashes on the interior and exterior, with a small splash of pale blue... [Lire la suite]

10 janvier 2019

A Chinese Cizhou 'Zhang family' rectangular pillow, Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 470. A Chinese Cizhou 'Zhang family' rectangular pillow, Song-Jin dynasty; length 16 1/8 in.; 41 cm. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular top with a subtle concave surface supported on tapered sides, covered overall in an ivory-colored glaze, the top painted in sepia tones with a large shaped cartouche enclosing three sages approaching a hillside hut and grooms attending to horses nearby, abstract foliate patterns filling the corners beyond the cartouche's border, the sides... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2018

A rare green Jun bud-form water pot, Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1316. A rare green Jun bud-form water pot, Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 3 ¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The water pot of lotus bud-form is covered inside and out with a thick glaze of greyish-green tone thinning to mushroom at the mouth rim and ending in an irregular line above the low, waisted foot to expose the buff stoneware body. Provenance: Sotheby & Co., London, 10 November 1959, lot... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2018

A Cizhou carved bean-shaped pillow, Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 861. A Cizhou carved bean-shaped pillow, Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century; 10 ¾ in. (27.5 cm.) wide. Estimate $20,000 - $3,000. Price Realized $17,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The top carved through the white slip with a large blossoming peony stem reserved on a finely mottled brown ground within a line border, all under a clear glaze. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: METALWORK, SCULPTURE AND EARLY CERAMICS, 20 March... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2017

A superb Junyao purple-splashed blue-glazed dish, Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 6. A superb Junyao purple-splashed blue-glazed dish, Song-Jin dynasty, 18.7 cm, 7 3/8  in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,140,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. sturdily potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, covered overall with a milky sky-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom colour at the rim, the interior and underside liberally decorated with large and vibrant purple splashes, the base with five spur marks. ... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2017

A Chinese coral-encrusted Junyao "bubble" bowl, Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 213. A Chinese coral-encrusted Junyao "bubble" bowl, Song-Jin dynasty. D: 7 1/4 in., 18.5cm. Estimate $2,500-3,500. Sold for $2,860. © Freeman’s With a sky-blue glaze.  Provenance: Property from a Private Collection, Pennsylvania Acquired in Beijing, circa 1990s.  ASIAN ARTS, 9 SEPTEMBER 2017
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03 août 2017

A small Yaozhou celadon octagonal bracket-lobed dish, Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century 

Lot 1113. A small Yaozhou celadon octagonal bracket-lobed dish, Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century, 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) across. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With shallow petal-molded sides rising to a correspondingly lobed and barbed rim, the center carved with a lotus leaf and flower, covered inside and out with a glaze of olive-green color ending in a circle around the broad unglazed base with small countersunk center, box. ... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2017

A Cizhou russet splashed black glazed bowl, China, Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 328 -A Cizhou russet splashed black glazed bowl, China, Song-Jin dynasty, diameter 21 cm. Estimate CHF 3 000/5 000 (€  2 780/4 630). Unsold © Koller Auctions Wide shell on narrow foot ring, the lip slightly bent inwards. Over black shining black glaze with rusty little dots. Inside, five large rusty spots run from the edge of the center. In the foot ring two drill holes (material removal for TL test). wo drilling holes at foot rim. A Thermoluminescence test... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2017

A black-glazed meiping, Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 609. A black-glazed meiping, Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate $8,000-12,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The attenuated, fnger-ribbed body tapers from the high rounded shoulder to the foot and is covered in a thick black glaze. 16Ω in. (41.9 cm.) high Provenance: Christie’s New York, 2 December 1982, lot 440.The Marie Theresa L. Virata (1923-2015) Collection Christie's. The Marie Theresa L. Virata Collection of Asian Art: A Family Legacy, 16 March 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center 
11 mars 2017

A green 'Jun' saucer dish, Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 640. A green 'Jun' saucer dish, Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. he shallow rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an upright rim, the foot encircled by incised concentric lines, covered overall with an olive-green glaze pooling unevenly on the underside, the unglazed foot burnt orange in the firing. Diameter 5 3/4  in., 13.4 cm  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 14 Mar 2017, 10:30 AM
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