07 septembre 2019

A tall white-glazed foliate-rimmed vase, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 757. A tall white-glazed foliate-rimmed vase, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Height Height 17 3/4  in., 45.1 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. © Sotheby's. well potted, of attenuated baluster form, the rounded shoulders tapering to a high, slender cylindrical neck surmounted by an elegantly lobed cup-shaped mouth, covered overall with a white slip under a transparent glaze, finishing unevenly above the slightly splayed, unglazed foot, revealing the buff-colored stoneware body. ... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2019

A rare Ding white-glazed foliate-rimmed vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 1008. A rare Ding white-glazed foliate-rimmed vase, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) high. Estimate 15,000 - USD 20,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The ovoid body is decorated with a bow-string band on the shoulder, the tall trumpet neck flaring to an undulating rim further incised with bow strings, and all raised on a tall spreading foot. The vase is covered with a glaze of creamy-white color that continues inside the mouth and onto the base..  Note: Created at the... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2015

A rare Junyao foliate-rimmed vase, Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

A rare Junyao foliate-rimmed vase, Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase has a high-shouldered body that tapers towards the high, conical foot, and a waisted neck that rises to a scalloped rim shaped as five out-curved petals. The vessel is covered with a matte glaze of milky blue color decorated with a splash of reddish purple on one side, which thins to mushroom on the rim, and ends in a line above the unglazed foot rim, exposing the buff ware. 7 ½ in.... [Lire la suite]