31 août 2018

An unusual Qingbai conical water dropper, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century

Lot 1294. An unusual Qingbai conical water dropper, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-13th century; 2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Of conical form, the water dropper has a pebbled surface beneath a pale blue glaze that falls irregularly to just above the unglazed base, cloth box. Provenance: Christie's New York, 28 September 2004, lot 225.Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. ... [Lire la suite]