10 novembre 2019

A rare 'Yue' figure of a recumbent ram, Western Jin dynasty, 3rd century AD

Lot 127. A rare 'Yue' figure of a recumbent ram, Western Jin dynasty, 3rd century AD. Length 16.3 cm, 6⅜ in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 40,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the large and well-modelled animal with its front and rear legs folded beneath the body, with a curvaceous spine and robust rump, its head raised and with a pierced aperture on top, detailed with a pair of bulging eyes and curled striated horns encircling large ears, a striated bead below the slightly open mouth, all... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2017

A Yue animal-form vessel, Western Jin dynasty, 3rd-4th century

Lot 1146. A Yue animal-form vessel, Western Jin dynasty, 3rd-4th century; 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) long, cloth box. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vessel is hollow-molded as a mythical beast, bixie, crouching on four small clawed feet, with combed markings delineating the beard, mane and back and the applied tail molded with curls. A tubular aperture rises from the animal's back, and the beast is covered overall with a thin pale olive... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2016

Chamber Pot, Western Jin, 265 - 316 AD. Shanghai Museum

Chamber Pot, Western Jin, 265 - 316 AD. Shanghai Museum. Here's something you don't see every day: a celadon chamber pot. The user would have enjoyed an intimate, and amusing, encounter with the gaping maw of this porcelain tiger (huzi). The pits and grooves on the vessel's side may be a sketchy indication of a bixie's wing.
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18 juillet 2016

Greenware huzi, or chamber pot, in animal form, 2nd half of the 3rd century-4th century AD, Western Jin Dynasty (AD 265 - 316)

Greenware huzi, or chamber pot, in animal form, 2nd half of the 3rd century-4th century AD, Western Jin Dynasty (AD 265 - 316). Stoneware, with applied and incised decoration under a green glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim; 18.9 x 24.5 x 14 cm (height x width x depth). Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.; EA1956.953 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
18 juillet 2016

Vessel, Six Dynasties (220–589), Western Jin (265–316) dynasty

Vessel, Six Dynasties (220–589), Western Jin (265–316) dynasty. Stoneware with celadon glaze (Yue ware). H. 4 5/8 in. (11.3 cm); L. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm). Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. William P. Frankenhoff, Ann Eden Woodward Foundation, Ashkenazie & Co., Earl and Irene Morse and Betsie Erskine Gifts and Rogers Fund, 1985; 1985.66 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 
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18 juillet 2016

A 'Yue' Green-Glazed 'Lion' Incense Burner, Western Jin Dynasty (265 - 316)

Lot 213. A 'Yue' Green-Glazed 'Lion' Incense Burner, Western Jin Dynasty (265 - 316). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's naturalistically modelled as a lion crouching on all fours with head raised, pierced with a trumpet-shaped aperture to the back, covered overall in a pale green glaze; 13cm., 5 1/8 in. Provenance: Barling, London, 22nd March 1960. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, Londres, 07 nov. 2012

18 juillet 2016

Ram-shaped candle holder, Western Jin Dynasty (265-317)

Ram-shaped candle holder, Western Jin dynasty (265 - 316), celadon stoneware, 19.0 x 24.0 x 12.5 cm. Edward and Goldie Sternberg Chinese Art Purchase Fund 2007; 358.2007 © Art Gallery of New South Wales It was fashionable to produce celadons in the form of lively animals at the Yue kiln in modern Zhejiang province during the period of the Three Kingdoms and Western and Eastern Jin dynasties (220-420). The ram-shaped candle holder is an outstanding example of this kind. It shows a rotund ram in a recumbent but watchful manner.... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2016

A ‘Yue’ celadon-glazed ram, Western Jin Dynasty (265-317)

Lot 270. A ‘Yue’ celadon-glazed ram, Western Jin Dynasty (265-317); 15.2 cm., 6 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 225,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's the recumbent ram modelled with a curvaceous spine and robust rump above legs tucked underneath, its raised head pierced with a circular aperture on top, detailed with a pair of bulged eyes and curled striated horns encircling lop ears, applied overall with an olive-green glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec 2015 NDB: See... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2016

The Ashmolean Museum's Greenwares Collection (part 3)

Greenware bowl with animal masks, Yue kiln-sites, 4th century AD, Western Jin Dynasty (AD 265 - 316) - Eastern Jin Dynasty (AD 317 - 420) - Six Dynasties Period (AD 221 - 589); stoneware, with incised, impressed, and applied decoration under a green glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim; 5.8 cm (height), 16.5 cm (diameter). Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956. EA1956.233. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford Greenware saucer dish with lotus leaves, Yue... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2016

The Ashmolean Museum's Greenwares Collection (part 1)

Greenwares from the Yue Kilns in Zhejiang Province High-fired green-glazed ceramics were first made in east China more than 3,000 years ago. The earliest pieces imitated the shapes and decoration of bronze ritual vessels. Later wares were made for daily use and for burial in tombs. Many burial wares were ceramic models that showed aspects of daily life, such as cooking stoves or domestic animals. From about AD 300 onwards, the Yue kilns began producing inkstones and waterdroppers for calligraphers. In the Tang dynasty (AD 618-906)... [Lire la suite]