02 septembre 2019

A 'Cizhou' brown-glazed sgraffiato vase (yuhuchun ping), Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 511. A 'Cizhou' brown-glazed sgraffiato vase (yuhuchun ping), Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Height 9 1/2  in., 24.2 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot Sold 12,500 USD. © Sotheby's. the rounded pear-shaped body raised on a splayed foot, tapering to a slender neck and a flared mouth, applied overall with a thick brownish-black glaze carved through with a broad foliate frieze beneath a narrow border enclosing abstract scroll motifs at the shoulder, all framed within concentric... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2019

A rare 'Cizhou' brown-glazed sgraffiato meiping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 510. A rare 'Cizhou' brown-glazed sgraffiato meiping, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Height 9 3/4  in., 24.9 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 12,500 USD. © Sotheby's. the steeply rounded sides swelling to a shouldered baluster body surmounted by a short waisted neck and tall angled tapering rim, applied overall with a thick brownish-black glaze, carved through to the buff body leaving a broad foliate scroll at the shoulder above a band of upright lappets to the body, each framed... [Lire la suite]