28 août 2018

An unusual small dark brown-glazed double-gourd vase, late Tang dynasty, 9th century

Lot 1283. An unusual small dark brown-glazed double-gourd vase, late Tang dynasty, 9th century; 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The bottle has an ovoid body and a pair of double-strap handles that flank a waisted neck below the garlic mouth applied with six bosses around the mouth rim, all under a glaze of dark brown color that falls in an irregular line on the lower body exposing the fine light grey body, cloth box. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2018

An unusual incised dark brown-glazed jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 1144. An unusual incised dark brown-glazed jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368); 5 ¼ in. (10.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The globular jar is covered overall with a dark brown glaze and is incised through the glaze on the exterior with a continuous band of leafy scroll. Three spur marks are in the center of the interior. Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, 24 February 2001. Peter Scheinman... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A dark brown-glazed garlic-mouth bottle vase, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 103. A dark brown-glazed garlic-mouth bottle vase, Tang dynasty (618-907). 7 3/4in (19.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,600 - 4,300). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. The quadriobed globular body set with two opposing loop handles flanking the bulbous mouth, covered overall with a dark-brown glaze, stopping at the base above the neatly trimmed splayed foot. Provenance: Roger Keverne, London, 13 February 2004. Note: the result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. P104b86... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A dark brown-glazed chicken-head ewer, Eastern Jin dynasty (317-420)

Lot 97. A dark brown-glazed chicken-head ewer, Eastern Jin dynasty (317-420). 8in (20.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,700 - 2,600). Sold for US$ 4,000 (€3,437). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body surmounted by a tall slender neck, collared with a wide flange beneath the tapered ribbed mouth, the shoulder set with an upright spout with cupped mouth, covered overall with a clear glaze stopping at the base above the splayed foot, revealing the ivory-colored body beneath. ... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2017

An unusual incised dark brown-glazed jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 1144. An unusual incised dark brown-glazed jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368); 5 ¼ in. (10.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The globular jar is covered overall with a dark brown glaze and is incised through the glaze on the exterior with a continuous band of leafy scroll. Three spur marks are in the center of the interior. Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, 24 February 2001. Peter Scheinman... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2015

A rare dark brown-glazed vase, yuhuchunping , Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

A rare dark brown-glazed vase, yuhuchunping , Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368). Estimate £10,000 – £15,000 ($15,340 - $23,010). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is of an elegant pear shape with a slender neck rising to an everted mouth rim, and is supported on a short spreading foot. The exterior is covered in a rich, dark brown glaze and decorated with two large stylised flowers. 11 in. (28 cm.) high Provenance: With Bluett and Sons Ltd., London.From the Collection of Francis Golding (1944-2013). ... [Lire la suite]