09 septembre 2017

A glazed white ware lobed ewer, Liao dynasty, 11th century

Lot 1138. A glazed white ware lobed ewer, Liao dynasty, 11th century; 8 in. (27 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 13,750 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The body is divided into eight lobes by deep grooves on the exterior, and the flattened shoulder is set with a curved dragon spout on one side opposite a strap handle attached to the tall, cylindrical neck, all under a clear glaze.  Provenance: Christie's New York, 18 September 2003, lot 238.Peter Scheinman... [Lire la suite]

23 août 2016

A pair of glazed white ware molded square dishes, Liao dynasty (AD 907-1125)

Lot 1316. A pair of glazed white ware molded square dishes, Liao dynasty (AD 907-1125). Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The flared sides that rise from the flat base to the scalloped rim are molded on the interior with two flower sprays above the large chrysanthemum spray in the bottom of the interior, and each dish is covered inside and out with a clear glaze of slightly olive tone. 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) square, box Provenance: Mathias Komor, New York... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2016

A rare pair of glazed white ware jars and covers, Tang dynasty (618-907)

A rare pair of glazed white ware jars and covers, Tang dynasty (618-907). © Christie's Image 2003 Of baluster shape with short neck and everted rim, covered with a finely crackled glaze over a white slip, the flat base and interior covered with a white slip, the domed cover with bud finial similarly glazed - 12¼in. (31.1cm.) high, wood stands (2) - Lot 206. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $17,925  Property from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Breece III Notes: A similar... [Lire la suite]