02 avril 2018

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

Lot 3001. A Yaozhou black-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 13.5 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 137,500 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 of conical form, rising from a tapered foot to a gently flaring rim, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze mottled with russet brown, the knife-pared footring unglazed and revealing the buff-coloured body, attractively applied with Japanese kintsugi restoration. Sotheby's. Curiosity... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2018

Yaozhou Leaf-shaped Box with Phoenix, Song- Jin Dynasty, 960-1279 A.D.

Yaozhou Leaf-shaped Box with Phoenix, Song- Jin Dynasty, 960-1279 A.D., China. Length: 11.5cm x Height: 3.8cm © Zetterquist Galleries. A molded ceramic box of leaf shape with pale grey stoneware body covered with a layer of slip with a translucent bubbly olive green glaze. The glaze covers the top, sides, and inside with the mouth lip and bottom remaining unglazed. The lid is decorated with a molded impression of scrolling leaves around the top edge and a crisply molded phoenix in the heart-shaped... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

Yaozhou Peony Plate, Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127 A.D.

Yaozhou Peony Plate, Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127 A.D., China. Diameter: 19cm. © Zetterquist Galleries. A stoneware plate with flared outer walls and notched foliate form mouthrim. The flattened bottom sits on a finely cut foot-rim, which is unglazed at the very bottom, revealing a dense gray stoneware body. The outside walls are decorated with lightly incised fluting, and the inside of the bowl is deeply and masterfully carved and combed with a depiction of a peony. The entire piece is covered with an... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

Small Yaozhou Shallow Bowl, Five Dynasties, 10th c., A.D.

Small Yaozhou Shallow Bowl, Five Dynasties, 10th c., A.D., China. Diameter: 12cm. © Zetterquist Galleries. A small shallow stoneware bowl with a finely formed unglazed foot rim and thinly glaze underfoot fired to a russet brown color. The bowl is covered with a sweet pale green glaze that thins at the rim. Although reminiscent of later “moon white” glazes, this piece represents a rare perfectly fired tenth century example. An example of the same type with steeper walls is published in “Masterpieces of... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2018

A very rare Yaozhou cylindrical box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

  Lot 502. A very rare Yaozhou cylindrical box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The box is potted with tall, straight sides rising from an angled foot and a flat base, and the cover has straight sides below a flat top and canted shoulder. The box and cover are covered inside and out with a greyish olive-green glaze, leaving the rims and base unglazed, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2018

A large carved Yaozhou bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 501. A large carved Yaozhou bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 8 1/8 in. (20.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 372,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl is sturdily potted with rounded sides rising to a lipped rim, and is molded on the exterior with a single band below the mouth rim. The interior is carved with a scrolling stem bearing two hibiscus blossoms and a star-shaped leaf. The bowl is covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of rich, sea-green tone, except the base... [Lire la suite]

07 décembre 2017

Bol en grès Yaozhou, Dynastie des Song du Nord

Lot 72. Bol en grès Yaozhou, Dynastie des Song du Nord. Diam. 10,8 cm, 4 1/4  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. A small carved Yaozhou 'chrysanthemum' bowl, Northern Song dynasty de forme conique, l'intérieur finement moulé au centre d'une fleur stylisée entourée d'un décor de six fleurs de chrysanthème alternées de face et de profil sur fond de rinceaux, l'extérieur incisé de lignes rayonnantes, couvert d'une fine glaçure vert olive. Provenance: Acquired in Amsterdam, April 1995. ... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A Yaozhou black-glazed lobed ewer, Late Tang dynasty

Lot 104. A Yaozhou black-glazed lobed ewer, Late Tang dynasty. 9 1/4in (23.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 7,000 - 9,000 (€6,000 - 7,800). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. The lobed, ovoid body rising from a neatly cut splayed foot, surmounted by a flaring neck set between a short tapering upright spout and a pinched double strap handle, the thick black glaze thinning at the edges and wiped clean at the base revealing the fine and dense buff stoneware body. Provenance: Roger Keverne, London, 2002. ... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2017

A moulded Yaozhou bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 7. A moulded Yaozhou bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,933 - USD 6,555). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is decorated to the interior with a central floral roundel, surrounded by a densely scrolling floral design. The exterior is decorated with carved ribs.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 7 November 2017, London
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30 septembre 2017

A Yaozhou carved 'Floral' deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 92. A Yaozhou carved 'Floral' deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,289 - USD 15,434). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: Dexinshuwu Collection Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong