21 août 2019

Back on Song dynasty ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 528. An unusual black-glazed foliate-rimmed bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-12th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The compressed globular body surmounted by a wide neck flaring towards the everted rim divided into six out-turned petal lobes, covered with a blackish glaze thinning to russet on the edges and falling in an irregular line atop a thinner glaze suffused with a milky yellowish- russet haze... [Lire la suite]

22 avril 2019

A 'Ding' persimmon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 305. A 'Ding' persimmon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12.9 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate £3,000 — 5,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. of conical form, the finely potted wide sides supported on a short foot, applied overall with a reddish-brown glaze , thinning at the rim to a dark brown tone, stopping before the foot to reveal the fine buff body.  Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 17 May 2019, 10:00 AM
22 avril 2019

A 'Ding' persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 304. A 'Ding' persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate £6,000 — 8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's.  the ovoid body rising from a flat foot and countersunk base to a rounded shoulder and lipped rim, covered overall in a russet-brown glaze stopping neatly around the foot to reveal the buff-gray body.  Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 17 May 2019, 10:00 AM  
21 septembre 2018

A Jian persimmon-glazed tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 86. A Jian persimmon-glazed tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 7/8 in. (12.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,803 - USD 19,204). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Provenance: The Ryoichi Fujioka (1909-1991) Collection, Japan. Note: Ryoichi Fujioka (1909-1991) is the former chief curator at the Kyoto National Museum, and eminent scholar on Chinese ceramics, who was also one of the contributing authors to the well-respected publication on Chinese... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2018

A Ding persimmon-glazed moulded bowl, Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 2976. A Ding persimmon-glazed moulded bowl, Jin dynasty (960-1234); 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl is moulded on the interior with two fish swimming amidst waves in the centre below a band of six floral spray panels on the cavetto. It is covered overall with a glaze of ochre-brown colour that stops at the unglazed rim exposing the fine white body. Note: Compare a brown-glazed Ding... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2018

A very rare Ding persimmon-glazed hexafoil bowl, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 1161. A very rare Ding persimmon-glazed hexafoil bowl, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 7 ¼ in. (18.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl has widely flared sides that rise from the small knife-cut foot to the hexafoil rim, and is covered allover with a glaze of rich, slightly metallic reddish-brown color that thins on the rim and also covers the base, Japanese wood box. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2017

A 'Cizhou' persimmon-glazed ewer and cover, Northern Song – Jin dynasty

Lot 401. A 'Cizhou' persimmon-glazed ewer and cover, Northern Song – Jin dynasty, 13.7 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. modelled in the form of a flower bud, the cover set with a loop handle, applied overall with a russet glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the buff-coloured stoneware body, old ink markings to the base. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
29 avril 2017

A persimmon-glazed meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 130. A persimmon-glazed meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279), 12 ¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000 (USD 51,160 - USD 76,740). Photo Sotheby's. The elegant tapering vase is modelled with high shoulders and a slender short neck with an everted rim. The vase is covered with a rich brown glaze with a fine iridescent lustre which stops slightly short of the unglazed foot. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the late 1970's, by repute, formerly from a private Japanese collection.The... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

A persimmon-glazed truncated meiping, tulu ping, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 129. A persimmon-glazed truncated meiping, tulu ping, Song dynasty (960-1279), 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000 (USD 31,975 - USD 44,765). Photo Sotheby's. The vase is modelled with a flaring neck above a broad, high-shouldered body which tapers to the flat base. The surface, apart from the base, is covered with a rich russet glaze with subtle metallic lustre.  Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in late 1970's.The dating of the current lot is consistent with... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2017

A small 'Yaozhou' persimmon-glazed lobed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty

Lot 604. A small 'Yaozhou' persimmon-glazed lobed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely potted with the six-lobed sides resting on a short foot, covered overall with a metallic russet glaze, thinning at the rim and save for the foot ring left unglazed to reveal the pale buff-colored stoneware body. Width 3 5/8  in., 9.2 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 14 Mar 2017, 10:30 AM