06 octobre 2018

A Longquan Celadon Long Neck Vase, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century

Lot 3018. A Longquan Celadon Long Neck Vase, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century. H 25cm. Estimate HKD 600,000 - 700,000 (USD 76,571 - 89,333). Sold price HKD 708,000 (USD 90,354). © Poly Auction. Finely potted with a compressed body rising from a tall foot to a sloping shoulder and tall slightly tapered neck, covered overall evenly save for the unglazed footring with an unctuous pale sea-green celadon glaze. Poly Hong Kong. The Collection of Shu Zheng Zhai - A Selection of Archaic... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2018

A Jizhou splashed brown-glazed stoneware jar, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1307. A Jizhou splashed brown-glazed stoneware jar, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The jar is covered with a dark brown glaze that stops above the foot to expose the pale grey ware and is decorated with sweeping brushstrokes of buff color shading to milky blue in areas. Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2018

A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed jar, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century

Lot 1306. A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed jar, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century; 4 ¼ in. (10.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The jar is covered inside and out with a dark brown glaze liberally splashed in buff on the exterior and more sparsely on the interior, all below the unglazed mouth rim. Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14 September 2018
02 septembre 2018

A small Jizhou leaf-decorated bowl, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century

Lot 1305. A small Jizhou leaf-decorated bowl, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century; 4 ¼ in. (10.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl has deep rounded sides rising to a finger-grooved rim and is covered inside and out with a dark brown glaze and decorated on the interior with a gossamer imprint of a yellowish-amber leaf. Provenance: Alberto Manuel Cheung, New York, 29 January 2004.Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Note:... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2018

A Jizhou paper-cut resist-decorated teabowl, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century

Lot 1304. A Jizhou paper-cut resist-decorated teabowl, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century; 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The rounded conical body is resist-decorated on the interior with twelve paper-cut plum blossoms arranged in two tiers above a single blossom in the center, all reserved in dark brown on the finely mottled buff and dark brown ground, and the exterior is covered with a dark brown glaze that falls irregularly... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2018

An unusual Qingbai conical water dropper, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century

Lot 1294. An unusual Qingbai conical water dropper, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century; 2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Of conical form, the water dropper has a pebbled surface beneath a pale blue glaze that falls irregularly to just above the unglazed base, cloth box. Provenance: Christie's New York, 28 September 2004, lot 225.Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. ... [Lire la suite]

22 août 2018

A Longquan celadon carved bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 13th century

Lot 281. A Longquan celadon carved bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 13th century; 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 8,400. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The rounded conical sides carved in low relief on the exterior with a band of overlapping lotus petals rising from the slightly tapering ring foot, covered inside and out with a glaze of soft blue-green tone. Provenance: Christie's, New York, 10 December 1987, lot 196.  Note: Bowls of... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2018

Ding-type porcelain moulded shallow bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Ding-type porcelain moulded shallow bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century. Diameter: 7 inches, 17.8 cm. Height: 11/2 inches, 3.8 cm © Ben Janssens Oriental Art A ding-type porcelain bowl, the thinly potted shallow-rounded sides rising from a low foot. The interior of the bowl is mould-impressed with a lotus pond to the centre in which large lotus leaves and flowers are visible. The central motif is surrounded by a wide band of two phoenixes in flight amid peony and prunus flowers. The decoration... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2018

Qingbai porcelain water dropper, China, Southern Song dynasty, 1127-1279

Qingbai porcelain water dropper, China, Southern Song dynasty, 1127-1279. Length: 3 1⁄2 inches, 9 cm, Height: 2 3⁄4 inches, 7 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art A qingbai porcelain water dropper of bulbous melon form with a rounded body that gradually tapers in towards the rim. The body has a short curved spout and a small loop handle is attached to the opposite side. The body is impressed with vertical grooves and a wave pattern decorates the top of the rim around the mouth of the vessel. The cover is also... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2018

A paper-cut resist-decorated Jizhou bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1462. A paper-cut resist-decorated Jizhou bowl, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The rounded conical sides rising from the knife-cut foot to a finger-grooved band below the rim, the interior resist-decorated with three leafy flower sprigs reserved in brown against the finely variegated milky blue and buff ground, the exterior covered in a dark brown glaze... [Lire la suite]