21 août 2019

Back on Song dynasty ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 528. An unusual black-glazed foliate-rimmed bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-12th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The compressed globular body surmounted by a wide neck flaring towards the everted rim divided into six out-turned petal lobes, covered with a blackish glaze thinning to russet on the edges and falling in an irregular line atop a thinner glaze suffused with a milky yellowish- russet haze... [Lire la suite]

05 mai 2019

A rare black-glazed 'imitation bronze' archaistic vase, cong, 18th-19th century

Lot 305. A rare black-glazed 'imitation bronze' archaistic vase, cong, 18th-19th century; 11 ½ in. (29 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,416 - USD 15,624). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The rectangular body of the vase is decorated to two sides with elephant-head handles above a taotie mask on a leiwen ground. The alternating sides are decorated in relief with a central medallion enclosing a stylised shou character surrounded by kui dragons,... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2019

A Shaanxi black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 86. A Shaanxi black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 10.2 cm, 4 in. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to a slightly everted rim, covered overall in a lustrous glossy black glaze suffused with silvery-brown splashes imitating partridge feathers. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 May 2019, 10:30 AM  
01 mai 2019

A black-glazed oil-spot bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 84. A black-glazed oil-spot bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 13.6 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep conical sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, covered overall with a black glaze infused with silvery oil spots. Note: The present piece boasts a highly lustrous glaze with iridescent ‘oil spot’ markings that shift from silvery-metallic tones to russet-brown when light shines through them. Bowls of this form and covered in... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 83. A russet-splashed black-glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 23 cm, 9 1/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the broad-shouldered tapering baluster body rising from a short spreading foot to a narrow flaring neck with rolled rim, the body and neck covered with a lustrous black glaze irregularly splashed in reddish-brown, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the buff body. Note: This vase is striking for its vibrant and translucent black glaze... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

18. A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 15.5 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate £60,000 - £80,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a short foot to a slightly tapered neck, flanked by a pair of lug handles, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze stopping irregularly around the base, accentuated with russet splashes, the domed cover with a flat rim surmounted by a button finial, similarly decorated. Property from the Rui Xiu Lou Collection. ... [Lire la suite]

24 décembre 2018

A Henan black-glazed 'oil-spot' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1371. A Henan black-glazed 'oil-spot' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12 cm. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Sold: $16,250. © Sotheby's the interior finished with a thick ridge below the rim, covered overall with a lustrous brown-black glaze suffused with a dense pattern of silver 'oil-spots', thinning at the rim and continuing over the upper half of the exterior, the lower body and base applied with a thin teadust-brown glaze, the foot unglazed. ... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

A black-glazed lobed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1365. A black-glazed lobed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 6 7/8  in., 17.5 cm. Estimate $6,000- $8,000. Sold: $7,500. © Sotheby's the ovoid body rising from a slightly splayed foot to a waisted neck with a lipped rim, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the buff-colored stoneware body. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
24 décembre 2018

A small Shanxi black-glazed 'oil-spot' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1350. A small Shanxi black-glazed 'oil-spot' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 3 3/8  in., 8.7 cm. Estimate $3,000- $5,000. Sold: $16,250. © Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze, suffused with irregular metallic russet 'oil-spots', the glaze falling short of the foot to leave an unglazed area covered with dark brown slip. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017
26 novembre 2018

A black-glazed 'Oil spot' jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 379. A black-glazed 'Oil spot' jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 14.2 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 20,000-30,000  HKD. Lot sold 225,000 HKD (25,285 EUR). © Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a recessed base to an angled shoulder and short neck, covered overall save for the base and rims in a black glaze suffused with iridescent 'oil spots', the glaze stopping neatly above the foot. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 28 november 2018, 10:15 AM