02 septembre 2019

A carved Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 1010. A carved Yaozhou celadon bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam. Estimate 6,000 - USD 8,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The bowl with flared, rounded sides is carved on the interior with a lotus spray, and is covered inside and out with an olive-green glaze with areas of crackling and thinning towards the foot, the base is unglazed. Provenance: S. Marchant & Son, Ltd., London, June 1989. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2019

A Yaozhou celadon conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 1009. A Yaozhou celadon conical bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate 6,000 - USD 8,000 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The deep, slightly rounded conical sides that rise to a slightly flared lipped rim are applied on the interior with five slender ribs of slip that define five petals, and the bowl is covered inside and out with an olive-green glaze that thins on the ribs.  Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New... [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]
21 août 2019

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

Lot 528. An unusual black-glazed foliate-rimmed bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-12th century; 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The compressed globular body surmounted by a wide neck flaring towards the everted rim divided into six out-turned petal lobes, covered with a blackish glaze thinning to russet on the edges and falling in an irregular line atop a thinner glaze suffused with a milky yellowish- russet haze... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A rare Yaozhou celadon flower-shaped bowl, Five Dynasties, 10th-11th century

Lot 1330. A rare Yaozhou celadon flower-shaped bowl, Five Dynasties, 10th-11th century ; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Thinly potted with wide, flaring sides divided into five petal lobes by deep grooves on the exterior and corresponding high ridges on the interior, decorated in the center with a molded bird-form appliqué, covered inside and out and on the base with a glaze of even pale silvery-green tone, the whole supported on a short foot... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2019

A Yaozhou celadon 'Chrysanthemum' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 303. A Yaozhou celadon 'Chrysanthemum' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1279); 19.6 cm, 7 3/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with deep gently rounded sides, decorated on the interior with chrysanthemum medallions on a scrolling foliate ground, the exterior incised with radiating lines, covered overall save for the footring in an olive-green glaze. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine... [Lire la suite]

05 juin 2019

A Yaozhou celadon melon-form bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 301. A Yaozhou celadon melon-form bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 14.1 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the lobed body raised on a short foot and surmounted by an upright neck. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 18th April 2001. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 may 2019 - 31 may 2019
02 juin 2019

A rare Yaozhou celadon 'lion' oil lamp, Northern Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 304. A rare Yaozhou celadon 'lion' oil lamp, Northern Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 13.5 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. supported on four recumbent lions resting on a waisted and pierced base, formed of a small cup with a pierced bulb in the well. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection. Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 28h February 2004. Note: Oil lamps of this form are very... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2019

A carved Yaozhou celadon 'peony' ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 305. A carved Yaozhou celadon 'peony' ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 19.7 cm, 7 3/4  in. Estimate 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a splayed foot to a waisted cylindrical neck, the shoulder set with a long curved spout opposite a strap handle decorated with trapezoidal diaper pattern, the exterior crisply carved in relief with a large peony bloom and broad leaves borne on an undulating stem, applied... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2019

A Yaozhou carved celadon tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 2912. A Yaozhou carved celadon tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The small censer is modelled with a flat rim supported on a waisted neck carved with a cross-hatched pattern. The compressed body is freely carved with elegant foliage scrolls, all supported on three cabriole feet emanating from beast heads. The exterior and underside are covered in an olive green... [Lire la suite]