27 mars 2018

An extremely rare Geyao square brush washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3046. An extremely rare Geyao square brush washer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 6.7 cm, 2 5/8  in. Estimate 5,000,000 — 7,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 6,720,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 charmingly potted in quatrelobed shape, the gently flaring sides elegantly rising from a countersunken base with four small sesame spur marks, covered overall including the base with an opaque glaze of soft greyish tone suffused with an intricate matrix of iron-wire crackle and golden threads, save... [Lire la suite]

15 juillet 2014

Square Brush Washer, Guan ware, China, Hangchou, Suburban Altar Kiln, Southern Song dynasty

Square Brush Washer, Guan ware, China, Hangchou, Suburban Altar Kiln, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), glazed stoneware, Overall - h:1.20 w:6.40 cm (h:7/16 w:2 1/2 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1957.41, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.