10 décembre 2020

A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover and a russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

  Lot 377. A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover and a russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); jar 10.8 cm, 4¼ in.; bowl 16 cm, 6¼ in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 69,300 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020

07 juin 2020

A russet-speckled black-glazed bowl, and a russet-splashed black-glazed handled jar, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 339. A russet-speckled black-glazed bowl, and a russet-splashed black-glazed handled jar, Song dynasty (960-1279); 20.4 cm and 19.2 cm, 8 and 7 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 60,000 HKD (6,837 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the bowl of conical shape rising from a short, slightly splayed foot, covered in a thick black glaze accentuated with russet splashes, the jar with the ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a broad shoulder set with two strap... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A russet-splashed black-glazed 'partridge feather' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 5008. A russet-splashed black-glazed 'partridge feather' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 12.9 cm, 5 in. Estimate 50,000 — 60,000 HKD. Sold for 62,500 HKD (7,395 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. with steep sides rising from a short foot and flaring gently at the rim, the interior covered with a glossy black glaze freely splashed with short russet 'partridge feather' streaks, the exterior covered in a persimmon glaze stopping neatly above the footring to reveal the pale buff... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed tea bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3065. A russet-splashed black-glazed tea bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,600,000. Price realised HKD 4,685,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot ring to a grooved mouth rim. The bowl is covered with a lustrous black glaze with russet splashes thinning to a blackish-brown colour near the mouth rim and ending above the exposed buff biscuit foot,... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 723. A russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot Sold 9,375 USD. © Sotheby's. of conical form, the steep sides flaring to an everted rim, the interior dappled lightly with pale russet fleckings against a rich brownish-black-glazed ground, boldly contrasting with the largely persimmon-toned exterior thinning to reveal the black-glaze ground around the rim and base, the glaze stopping neatly at the... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 722. A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the globular body with steep slightly rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze suffused and accentuated with bold russet splashes stopping neatly above the unglazed foot, the similarly-decorated domed cover with a gently upturned rim surmounted by a stem-form finial (2). ... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2019

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

Lot 535. A Yaozhou celadon carved washer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The shallow rounded sides encircled on the exterior by a single incised line, the center of the interior deftly carved and combed with a bold design of turbulent waves, covered overall with an attractive olive-green glaze, the unglazed base with recessed center burnt brown in the firing. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2018

A Cizhou russet-splashed black-glazed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 303. A Cizhou russet-splashed black-glazed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 13.9 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot Sold 16,250 HKD (1,826 EUR). © Sotheby's. the globular body applied with a black glaze decorated with russet splashes, the glaze falling short of the foot revealing the buff-coloured body. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 28 november 2018, 10:15 AM  ... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A 'Jian' russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 224. A 'Jian' russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Sold Price: 17,500 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. the conical sides rising from a short, straight foot and turning outward to an everted rim, bathed in an ebony-colored glaze and splashed to the interior with russet, the copper-toned spots coalescing in greater concentration around the rim, the footring unglazed revealing the buff-colored body, Japanese wood box (3). ... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2018

A russet-splashed black-glazed 'partridge feather' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 229. A russet-splashed black-glazed 'partridge feather' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 4 5/8  in., 11.7 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Sold Price: 43,750 USD. © Sotheby's 2018. well potted with gently rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, the interior covered with a lustrous black glaze, accentuated with russet 'partridge feather' streaks, the exterior covered in a persimmon glaze stopping neatly above the foot to reveal... [Lire la suite]