24 janvier 2020

Two 'Jizhou' 'papercut' teabowls, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 136. Two 'Jizhou' 'papercut' teabowls, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter of larger 4 5/8 in., 11.5 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. Photo Sotheby's each with deep, gently curving sides rising from a short tapering foot to a slightly incurved rim, one resist-decorated to the interior with three quatrefoil medallions reserved in dark brown against a streaky amber-brown colored ground, the other with three sprays of plum blossom against... [Lire la suite]

24 janvier 2020

A 'Longquan' celadon tripod censer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 134. A 'Longquan' celadon tripod censer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Height 3 1/2 in., 8.9 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 43,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's of compressed globular form with a short neck and broad everted rim, supported on three tall tapering legs each molded with a vertical flange, covered overall in a pale whitish-green glaze.  Provenance: Baur Collection, no. A99.Belgian Private Collection.Sotheby's London, 9th November 2005, lot 274. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2020

A rare 'Jizhou' 'plum blossom deer' meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 127. A rare 'Jizhou' 'plum blossom deer' meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Height 8 1/2 in., 21.5 cm. Estimate 220,000 — 240,000 USD. Lot sold 266,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's the elegantly potted ovoid body with broad rounded shoulders, finely decorated with a buff-tone glaze on a dark brown ground with concentric rows of resist technique discs resembling the markings on the Sika deer, all below a key-fret band at the short neck and dots at the rolled rim, the footring... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2020

A large ‘Moon and Prunus’ bronze mirror, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

A large ‘Moon and Prunus’ bronze mirror, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 7 1⁄16 inches (18 cm). Price On Request. © 2020 J.J. Lally & Co., New York well cast in varied relief with a stylized scene of a songbird perched on a blossoming prunus branch above a crescent moon reflected in the rippled surface of a lake, all encircled by a narrow band of running keyfret and a raised rim, the dark green surface highlighted with scattered malachite encrustation, the plain reflecting surface on the... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2020

An unusual Longquan celadon ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1176. An unusual Longquan celadon ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The deep, upright sides are vertically ribbed below the canted shoulder which is applied with four small molded flowers between the loop handle, spout and two opposing small applied loops. The vessel is covered overall with a glaze of blue-green color that thins on the raised areas and also covers the... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2020

A rare small Ge-type lobed bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 403. A rare small Ge-type lobed bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 825,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The small bowl is covered overall in a crackled pale greyish glaze. The glaze thins at the mouth rim, and the foot ring is unglazed. Provenance: Acquired in the French Riviera in 1975. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 15 May 2012

30 décembre 2019

A rare large Qingbai ovoid vase, meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1273. A rare large Qingbai ovoid vase, meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The high-shouldered, tapering, body is carved with six vertical panels of simplified floral scroll rising to a bow-string border on the rounded shoulder below the slightly waisted neck and out-curved mouth rim. The vase is covered with a transparent glaze of pale greyish- aquamarine... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2019

A Longquan celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 100. A Longquan celadon 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 53⁄4 in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised: USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The rounded sides rising to a slighly flared rim are carved on the exterior with a wide band of lotus petals rising from the small ring foot. The bowl is covered inside and out with a glaze of soft greenish color, Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Art of China: Winter Edition, 28 November - 5... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2019

A Longquan celadon bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 404. A Longquan celadon bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 14.6 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 68,750 HKD. © Sotheby's. of conical form, covered overall save for the footring with a smooth sage-green glaze. Provenance: A California family collection.Sotheby's New York, 18th March 2017, lot 1048. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2019

A Longquan celadon vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 402. A Longquan celadon vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 14.5 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate HKD 60,000 — 80,000. Lot Sold 106,250 HKD. © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a tapered foot to a tall neck and everted dished rim, covered overall save for the footring with an attractive bluish-green glaze. Provenance: Guhuajian, Hong Kong, 12th January 1994. Note: Avase of this type is illustrated in Longquan Celadon of China, Hangzhou, 1998, pl. 92; See also a... [Lire la suite]