11 mars 2017

A pair of 'Yaozhou' persimon-glazed dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 612.  A pair of 'Yaozhou' persimon-glazed dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each of conical form with the gently rounded sides rising from a short splayed foot to an everted rim, covered overall with a metallic russet glaze, stopping irregularly at the foot to reveal the buff-colored stoneware body (2). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 15 cm Note: Persimmon-glazed wares in the Song dynasty (960-1279) were produced at several kilns in North... [Lire la suite]