14 janvier 2019

A rare small Guanyao shallow dish, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1326. A rare small Guanyao shallow dish, Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of shallow form with flared sides, covered all over in a thick glaze of greyish-blue tone suffused with a network of black crackle continuing onto the base, the foot left unglazed to expose the buff grey ware, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Private English collection.Bluett & Sons, London.Private... [Lire la suite]

04 décembre 2018

Selection of early Ming and Qing ceramics and porcelains formerly in the collection of L.A. Basmadjieff (1911-2000) at Sotheby's

Lot 1. Jardinière en grès céladon Longquan, Début de la Dynastie Ming; 22,5 cm, 8 7/8  in. Estimate €15,000 - €25,000. Lot Sold: 16 000 €. © Sotheby's. les côtés arrondis peu profonds, les bords ourlés vers l'intérieur, reposant sur trois courts pieds en forme de tête d'animal, le décor moulé à l'extérieur d'une frise de huit trigrammes entre deux frises de cabochons, l'onctueuse glaçure vert de mer laissée en réserve au centre et s'arrêtant autour d'une base arrondie en ressaut en dessous, socle en... [Lire la suite]
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]