14 janvier 2020

A Cizhou-type white-glazed bowl with 'pie crust' rim, Northern Song dynasty, 10th century

Lot 1178. A Cizhou-type white-glazed bowl with 'pie crust' rim, Northern Song dynasty, 10th century; Bowl 4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam.; jar 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl has deep, flared sides that round upwards to the pinched 'pie crust' rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory color that falls irregularly onto the knife-cut foot exposing the granular ware. Together with a... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2020

A rare pair of large carved white-glazed 'phoenix-tail' vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1351. A rare pair of large carved white-glazed 'phoenix-tail' vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 27 in. (68.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  Each vase is potted with a baluster body and a tall neck rising to a flaring mouth rim. The exterior is carved with peony flowers borne on scrolling vines. Each has a double circle in underglaze blue on the base. Note: Compare the virtually identical single vase dated to the... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2020

An unusual white-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, 17th-18th century

Lot 1344. An unusual white-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, 17th-18th century; 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The dish has shallow sides that are angled above the foot and then flare towards the everted, flat rim, and is carved in the bottom of the interior with the coiled body of a five-clawed dragon. The dish is covered overall with a slightly blue-toned white glaze., cloth box. Provenance: J.M. Hu... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A fine and rare white-glazed beehive water pot, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 1906. A fine and rare white-glazed beehive water pot, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 5 in. (12.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price Realized HKD 2,430,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The water pot is well potted with rounded sides rising to a short flaring rim, moulded with three archaistic dragon roundels on the body. The body is covered with a translucent white glaze stopping neatly around the base. Note: A number of identical... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

A white-glazed baluster jar, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 30. A white-glazed baluster jar, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price Realised: USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The jar is covered overall in an even white glaze, the base is left unglazed. The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection. Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 6 February 1962. Note: A larger white jar (44.9 cm. high) of similar shape to the current jar was excavated from the Xuande strata of the Imperial kilns at... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

A large white-glazed dish, 18th century

Lot 97. A large white-glazed dish, 18th century; 14 15/16 in. (38 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 6,572. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Thrown with three thin horizontal bands, the central register incised with key-pattern alternating with shallow carved archaistic animal designs, raised on three ruyi legs, the exterior all under a translucent glaze of pale ivory tone.  Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 240.  ... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2019

A large white-glazed incised bowl, underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period

Lot 52. A large white-glazed incised bowl, underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 11 5/8 in. (29.7 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 16,730. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With deep rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to a flaring rim, freely incised with anhua decoration around the exterior with two striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst cloud scrolls, above... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

A soft-paste white-glazed 'alms' bowl, 18th century

Lot 48. A soft-paste white-glazed 'alms' bowl, 18th century; 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,270. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 The rim and base carved in shallow relief and incised with a band of ruyi heads, covered with a broadly crackled opaque white glaze stopping neatly above the recessed base.  Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 232.  Christie's. Chinese Monochrome Porcelain from the Collection... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2019

A white-glazed slip-decorated brushpot, 18th century

Lot 47. A white-glazed slip-decorated brushpot, 18th century; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,270. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 The cylindrical brushpot slip-decorated around the exterior with bamboo and blossoming prunus branches below two birds in flight, the overall composition with painterly quality and the slip well used to simulate lighter and darker tones of the brush stroke, covered overall in an even bluish-white glaze stopping... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2019

A pair of white-glazed anhua-decorated dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 9. A pair of white-glazed anhua-decorated dishes, underglaze-blue Chenghua six-character marks within double circles, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 in. (20.2 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 3,585. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With shallow rounded sides rising from tapering feet to flaring rims, each slip-decorated in the well with alternating archaistic dragons and phoenix, covered overall in an even white glaze stopping neatly above the foot... [Lire la suite]