14 janvier 2020

A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 1175. A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 5½ in. (14 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The dish has shallow rounded sides that flare widely from the flat, unglazed base to the everted rim, and is covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of dark reddish-brown color decorated on the interior with splashes of golden amber color. Provenance: Raymond A. Bidwell... [Lire la suite]

09 janvier 2020

A rare brown lacquer petal-lobed box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1470. A rare brown lacquer petal-lobed box and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 6¼ in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The cover has a flat top surrounded by thirteen rounded lobes that curve downwards to the upright sides, and the box is of similar shape and raised a thin foot of corresponding outline. The exterior is covered in reddish-brown lacquer, and the interior with an olive-brown lacquer, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2019

A celadon pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, possibly Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1274. A celadon pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, possibly Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The teardrop-shaped body tapers to the somewhat waisted neck which flares at the rim. The vase is covered overall with a crackle-suffused glaze of soft bluish-green color that shades in large areas to pale brown.. Provenance: Fong Chow (1923-2012) Collection,... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2019

Two Jizhou ceramics, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 549. A small Jizhou painted jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 10th-14th century; 3 in. (7.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 1,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The tapering rounded sides painted in brown on a white slip under a clear glaze with two foliate sprays separated by insects, within brown line borders, that on the shoulder applied in white slip with dots, with further lines encircling the neck below the everted rim, the interior covered in a brown glaze which... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

A rare Jizhou stencil-decorated pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 701. A rare Jizhou stencil-decorated pear-shaped vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 8 1/8 in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The vase is elegantly potted and decorated on either side with a stenciled, stylized flowerhead reserved against a dark brown glaze, and fixed-rings handles are on the shoulder. Provenance: Russell Tyson (1867-1963) Collection, Chicago.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2019

A pair of 'Longquan' celadon-glazed bird feeders, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 611. A pair of 'Longquan' celadon-glazed bird feeders, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty. Width 2 in., 5 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. each of lotus form with deep rounded sides rising to an incurved rim, the sides molded with concentric layers of overlapping petals, the shoulder applied to one side with a small loop handle, covered overall with a thick sea-green glaze, the base burnt orange in the firing (2) Provenance: Collection of Captain S.N. Ferris Luboshez,... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2019

A Longquan celadon Guan-type jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 746. A Longquan celadon Guan-type jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high. Estimate $3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realized $18,750. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014. The jar is covered in a sea-green glaze with golden crackle, the rim covered in gold lacquer, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2019

A Chinese 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon' dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 468. A Chinese 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon' dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; diameter 15 1/4 in.; 38.7 cm. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Lot sold $17,500. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the center of the interior applied with a molded dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' all within a band of large, freely incised leaves wrapping around the cavetto, the exterior molded and incised with a band of upright lotus petals, covered overall in... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2018

A Jizhou painted jar and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 1303. A Jizhou painted jar and cover, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The body is painted on either side with a quadrilobed panel of a leaping stag, the two separated by large leafy flower sprays below a plain band on the narrow, sloping shoulder and classic scroll on the neck, all in brown on a white slip under a clear glaze. The slightly domed cover is centered by a... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2018

A small Longquan celadon carved conical bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 277. A small Longquan celadon carved conical bowl, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 14,400. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007 The interior confidently carved with a budding and blossoming prunus branch under a crescent moon and wispy clouds below a narrow band carved with two foliate scrolls, covered inside and out with a glaze of soft olive-green tone pooling in the bottom around the small circular... [Lire la suite]