25 mai 2016

A 'Ding' box and cover and a white-glazed jar, Song–Yuan dynasty

Lot 643. A 'Ding' box and cover and a white-glazed jar, Song–Yuan dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD (2,289 - 3,434 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.  the sides of the box and cover set with bosses to the shoulders, applied overall with an ivory-coloured glaze, with a trio of dots in dark brown glaze decorating the cover, the ovoid jar applied with a cream-coloured glaze; 8 and 10.3 cm, 3 1/8  and 4 in.   Provenance: The box and cover: Sotheby's Olympia, 10th September... [Lire la suite]

15 mai 2016

A rare blue and sancai-glazed pottery jar, Tang Dynasty

Lot 24. Property from the Cunliffe Collection. A rare blue and sancai-glazed pottery jar, Tang Dynasty. Sold for £45,000 (€57,137) inc. premium. Photo: Bonhams.  Of globular form, supported on a short spreading foot and surmounted by a short waisted neck and rolled lip, boldly decorated around the exterior with wide olive-green bands centred by rows of resist dots bordered in amber and blue and separated by narrow vertical rows of resist-glazed small white dots, the glaze topping above the foot in an... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2016

Rare blue and white porcelain jar, China, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, 1522 - 1566

Lot 1073. Rare blue and white porcelain jar, China, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, 1522 - 1566. Estimate: € 15000-20000. Photo Hampel. Painted with underglaze blue, two pairs of ducks between lotus plants. Four-character Xuande Mark on the base. Height: 11.5 cm.   Hampel. Asian Art. Thursday, April 7, 2016
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10 avril 2016

Two white-glazed jars, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 79. Two white-glazed jars, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 HKD (903 - 1,355 EUR). Lot sold 32,500 HKD (3,669 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. comprising a larger straw-glazed ovoid jar with a pair of loop handles modelled in the form of hares, and a smaller white-glazed jar set with four lug handles at the shoulder - 11.5 and 7.7 cm, 4 5/8  and 3 in. Provenance: The straw-glazed jar: Collection of Ian Greenlees (1913-1988), until... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2016

A small Yaozhou brown glaze and white slip-decorated jar, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 93, A small Yaozhou brown glaze and white slip-decorated jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate HK$40,000 – HK$60,000 ($5,182 - $7,773). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The jar is potted with a compressed body rising from a short foot ring to a lipped rim. The body is decorated with a band of oval-shaped patterns below a band of trefoils, all in brown glaze reserved on a white slip ground. 3 1/4 in. (8 cm.) high, box Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s ... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2016

A ribbed brown-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty

Lot 258, A ribbed brown-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the compressed globular body with short straight neck and wide mouth, set to the shoulders with four X-pattern slip-decorated strap handles, the sides applied in white slip with eight clusters of three vertical ribs under a rich brownish-black glaze stopping neatly above the short foot. Length 6 in., 15.2 cm Provenance: Collection of Carl Kempe, Sweden.J.J. Lally... [Lire la suite]

07 mars 2016

A small phosphatic-splashed jar, Tang dynasty

Lot 238, A small phosphatic-splashed jar, Tang dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the sturdily potted globular body rising to a short neck and wide, lipped rim, covered with a rich dark brown glaze, the shoulder with four milky-blue splashes, repeated on the neck, the glaze stopping unevenly short of the unglazed gray stoneware base. Height  4 7/8  in., 12.4 cm Property from the Bella and P.P. Chiu collection Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 4th April... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2016

An olive green-glazed stoneware jar, Sui dynasty

Lot 202. An olive green-glazed stoneware jar, Sui dynasty. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a slightly concave solid foot to a short neck, incised with two narrow grooves and applied with three double-stranded loop handles, covered with a crackle-suffused transparent olive-green glaze, stopping irregularly above the foot to expose the fine buff body, Japanese wood box (3). Height 5 3/4  in., 14.7 cm Provenance: Purchased in Osaka, 1987.   ... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2016

A russet-painted black-glazed jar, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

A russet-painted black-glazed jar, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). © Christie's Image 2003 The high shoulder deftly painted in iron-oxide with three birds in flight against the blackish-toned dark brown glaze that ends in a neat line on the foot and continues over the mouth rim to cover most of the interior except for a broad ring in the bottom, the interior of the foot and base also glazed - 10¾in. (27.3cm.) diam., box. Lot 252. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $4,183  Notes: Compare a jar of... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2016

A Sichuan burnished black pottery jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

A Sichuan burnished black pottery jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). © Christie's Image 2003 Each side carved with two spirals that seem to issue from the base of the broad strap handles carved with conjoined circular medallions, with a finely hatchured band on the faceted neck below the rim formed by an angular spout on either side - 7¼in. (18.5cm.) across handles - Lot 191. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Price Realized $1,793  Provenance: Carter Fine Art, London  Notes: A similar jar in... [Lire la suite]
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