14 janvier 2020

A Junyao bud-shaped jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1173. A Junyao bud-shaped jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The jar has a broad, bulbous body that tapers towards the rim and is covered overall with a crackle-suffused glaze of finely mottled, pale, milky blue color that thins to mushroom on the mouth rim and falls in a thick irregular line onto the unglazed foot which has burnt reddish in the firing. ... [Lire la suite]