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
22 septembre 2016

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

Lot 112. A persimmon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,183 - USD 7,774). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The base and foot are unglazed exposing the fine-grained grey body. 5 1/4 in. (13.2 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
21 septembre 2016

A small Jun purple-splashed dish, a Jizhou tortoise shell-glazed jar, and a persimmon-glazed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 106. A small Jun purple-splashed dish, A Jizhou tortoise shell-glazed jar, and a persimmon-glazed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,181 - USD 7,772). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Comprised of a Jun dish covered inside and out with a pale blue glaze with a purplish splash on the interior, the foot is unglazed exposing the biscuit body; a Jizhou jar covered inside and out with a dark brown glaze decorated with milky-russet splashes simulating tortoise shell,... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2016

A very rare persimmon-glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 713. A very rare persimmon-glazed meiping, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 317,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is well potted with an ovoid body rising to a flaring neck below a flat everted mouth rim. The exterior and recessed base are covered with a glaze of russet-brown tone with an attractive sheen, stopping irregularly above the unglazed foot, Japanese double wood box. Provenance: The Ataka... [Lire la suite]

18 août 2016

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

Lot 106. A persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the bulbous body rising from flat foot and countersunk base to an angled shoulder and lipped rim, covered overall in a russet-brown glaze stopping neatly around the foot to reveal the buff-gray body. Height 5 1/2  in., 11.9 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM
18 août 2016

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

Lot 105. A persimmon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's rising from a slightly splayed foot with gently rounded sides and a straight rim, covered overall with a lustrous russet glaze stopping neatly around the foot to expose the pale gray body, the rim bound in gilt metal. Diameter 6 in., 15.1 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM
30 novembre 2015

A Cizhou persimmon-glazed deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

A Cizhou persimmon-glazed deep bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,778 - $10,371). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is potted with deep upright sides resting on a low straight foot, covered inside and out with a russet-brown glaze. A portion of the base and a ring-shaped area on the bottom inside the bowl are unglazed, revealing the buff body. 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box Provenance: Sen Shu Tey, Tokyo Christie's. THE CLASSIC... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2015

An exceptionally rare persimmon-glazed Ding-type mallow-shaped dish, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

An exceptionally rare persimmon-glazed Ding-type mallow-shaped dish, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate HK$1,000,000 – HK$1,500,000 ($129,636 - $194,454). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is thinly potted with the flat base rising to flared sides and a petal-shaped rim, supported on a short ring foot. It is covered in a lustrous rust-brown glaze which thins at the rim, with the exception of the biscuit foot ring. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box  ... [Lire la suite]