17 mars 2015

A very rare large Cizhou-type russet-painted black-ground ovoid jar, xiaokou ping, China, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th century

Lot 19. A very rare large Cizhou-type russet-painted black-ground ovoid jar, xiaokou ping, China, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th century;  16 in. (40.6 cm.) high. Estimate $70,000 – $90,000. Price realised USD 665,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The broad, high-shouldered body freely painted in russet brown slip with large exuberant flower sprays fired matte in contrast to the lustrous blackish-brown glaze covering the body and small, waisted mouth Provenance: The Collection of Robert H.... [Lire la suite]