16 mars 2019

An extremely large and important 'lingwu' cut-glaze wine jar, Xixia dynasty (1038-1227)

Lot 640. An extremely large and important 'lingwu' cut-glaze wine jar, Xixia dynasty (1038-1227). Height 20 1/2 in., 52 cm. Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000. Lot Sold 100,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of tapered ovoid form rising to a broad shoulder applied with four strap-handles, the body deftly cut through the brown glaze with two main registers of decoration, the lower band with four large peony sprays within shaped cartouches reserved on a ground of leaves and scored lines, the upper band with four... [Lire la suite]

27 janvier 2018

A 'Lingwu' black-glazed sgraffito meiping, Xixia dynasty (1038-1227)

 Lot 55. A 'Lingwu' black-glazed sgraffito meiping, Xixia dynasty (1038-1227); 30.5cm., 12in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 23,750 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2009 finely potted of meiping form, the rounded sides rising from the flared foot to the short neck and wedge-shaped flanged mouth, applied all over with a thick lustrous brown slip, deftly carved through in sgraffitotechnique to reveal an underlying design highlighted in a golden-brown tone, a... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2017

An extremely large and important 'Lingwu' cut-glaze wine jar, Xixia dynasty (1038-1227)

Lot 99. An extremely large and important 'Lingwu' cut-glaze wine jar, Xixia dynasty (1038-1227). Height 20 1/2  in., 52 cm. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of tapered ovoid form rising to a broad shoulder applied with four strap-handles, the body deftly cut through the brown glaze with two main registers of decoration, the lower band with four large peony sprays within shaped cartouches reserved on a ground of leaves and scored lines, the upper band with... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2011

A tall vase (meiping), Xixia Dynasty (1038-1227)

Lot 151. A tall vase (meiping), Xixia Dynasty (1038-1227). Estimate 15,000—25,000 USD. Lot Sold 37,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's of tall slender form, the body carved with a wide band of scrolling lotus above a frieze of smaller lotus flower within quatrefoil reserves on a wave pattern ground, all divided by double incised lines, the large carved spaces revealing the rough, pale gray body of the ceramic and contrasting effectively with the warm tone of the off-white glaze; height 14 1/8 in., 36.3 cm.  Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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