07 septembre 2019

A large 'Cizhou' white-glazed sgraffiato vase, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 754. A large 'Cizhou' white-glazed sgraffiato vase, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Height 18 7/8  in., 48 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the finely potted body of elegantly sinuous baluster form, the swelling shoulders rising to a slender elongated neck surmounted by a flaring cupped mouth with galleried rim and supported on a chamfered splayed foot, the rounded sides deftly carved with a wide frieze of scrolling leaves with delicately incised veining and frilled edges, set between a band... [Lire la suite]

12 mars 2016

A 'Cizhou' black-glazed sgraffiato vase (meiping), Jin dynasty

Lot 264, A 'Cizhou' black-glazed sgraffiato vase (meiping), Jin dynasty. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's the ovoid body swelling broadly at the shoulder and set with two tab handles before the short straight neck and wide everted mouthrim, applied overall with a lustrous black-glaze transmuting to russet-colored striations, boldly cut through with a broad band of two blossoms borne on leafy stems enclosed within a triple and a single incised line border, the glaze stopping above the base... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2015

A Cizhou sgraffiato vase, yuhuchunpin, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

A Cizhou sgraffiato vase, yuhuchunpin, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HK$400,000 – HK$600,000 ($51,863 - $77,795). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is freely carved through the white slip to the buff body with two wide bands enclosing peony motifs, below a narrow register of leaves around the shoulder, covered with a clear glaze stopping in an irregular line above the foot. 11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high, box Provenance: From the Collection of Alexander J. Argyropoulos, Athens,Ambassador to China... [Lire la suite]