20 octobre 2017

A persimmon-glazed 'Yaozhou' bowl, Song Dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 27. A persimmon-glazed 'Yaozhou' bowl, Song Dynasty  (960–1127), 5 1/2 in., 14 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 7,800 USD. © Sotheby's. of conical form with shallow sides rising to the a slightly everted rim, applied overall with a russet colored glaze with light patches of black undertones, all supported on a knife-pared foot revealing a buff colored body. Note: A persimmon-glazed yaozhou bowl of similar shape and size was sold in these rooms, 28/29th... [Lire la suite]

28 septembre 2017

A large Junyao blue-glazed bowl, Song – Jin dynasty

Lot 3. A large Junyao blue-glazed bowl, Song – Jin dynasty, 22 cm, 8 5/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. sturdily potted with deep rounded rises rising from a spreading foot to a slightly incurved rim, unctuously covered overall save for the unglazed footring with a brilliant milky sky-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom colour along the rim and pooling around the foot. Provenance: Collection of the Chang Foundation, Taipei. ... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2017

A blue-glazed bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 841. A blue-glazed bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter of largest 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm. Estimate 2,000 -- 3,000 USD. Lot sold 3,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the steep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the interior and base glazed white, with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue; together with a pair of 18th/19th century blue-glazed gilt-painted 'dragon and shou'dishes with the character an inscribed to the base, each marked with a... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2017

A powder blue and gilt famille-verte bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 834. A powder blue and gilt famille-verte bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 USD. Lot sold 2,125  USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides of the interior with famille-verte shaped reserves of birds and flowers encircling a floral-form medallion enclosing the 'Hundred Antiques', the exterior gilt-decorated with further shaped reserves of birds and flowers against a finely mottled blue ground. ... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2017

A Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

Lot 966. A Longquan celadon bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 6 in., 15 cm. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 USD. Lot sold 1,250 USD. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides with an everted rim, all supported on a straight foot, flowers and branches freely carved to the exterior, a floral diaper pattern carved to the interior rim, the base unglazed revealing a gray and umber body, Japanese wood box (3). Provenance: Collection of Lt. Perry Blythe Cott (1909-1998). Collection of Walter Burrell Gleason,... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2017

A white-glazed bowl and ewer, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 964. A white-glazed bowl and ewer, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Estimate 800 — 1,200 USD. Lot sold 1,875 USD. © Sotheby's   the bowl with a deep, rounded body over a short foot, covered overall in a glossy white glaze, the rim bound in metal; the ewer of lobed ovoid form rising from a tapered foot to a cupped mouth, the rounded shoulder set with two small single-strap handles and a short spout opposite a flattened handle stamped Wang X in relief (2). Diameter of bowl 8 5/8 ... [Lire la suite]

12 septembre 2017

A large Jun bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 1145. A large Jun bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), 8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The bowl is of deep, rounded conical form, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of pale milky blue color thinning to mushroom on the rim and falling in an irregular line onto the foot. Provenance: Gisele Cröes, Brussels, 26 March 1999.Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York.  Note: A bowl of similar shape and size is... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2017

A Jizhou 'tortoise-shell' glazed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1142. A Jizhou 'tortoise-shell' glazed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl has flared sides that round upwards just below the finger-grooved rim, and is covered inside and out with a dark brown glaze splashed in buff with bluish-white suffusions falling to just above the foot. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5 November 1996, lot 735.James E. Breece III... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2017

Roman Cast Glass Bowl, 1st century B.C.E.-1st century C.E.

Roman Cast Glass Bowl, 1st century B.C.E.-1st century C.E. Cast glass. © Miho Museum. Shallow basin cast from blue translucent glass. The rim has a rounded band while the walls of the basin are relatively curved and the outer edge is diagonal and the base has a slight hollow. A wide horizontal groove is cut into the outer side of the rim, while the inner side of the rim is circled by one and the inner side of the basin's torso circled by two thin horizontal cut grooves. Both inner and outer surfaces are smoothly finished.
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04 septembre 2017

A tianbai anhua-decorated bowl, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 1178. A tianbai anhua-decorated bowl, Yongle period (1403-1425), 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is incised on the exterior with a continuous floral leafy scroll beneath a band of key fret at the rim, and on the interior with floral sprays in the central medallion surrounded by radiating vertical ribs in well, all under a clear 'sweet-white' glaze which also covers the base. Note: The distinctive tianbai 'sweet white' glaze... [Lire la suite]