04 août 2023

A Yaozhou celadon-glazed moulded ‘fish’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

  Lot 110. A Yaozhou celadon-glazed moulded ‘fish’ bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 11.5 cm. Lot Sold 8,190 GBP (Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 GBP). © Sotheby's delicately potted with steep rounded sides rising to a gently everted rim, the interior elaborately moulded with four scaly fish swimming amidst dense foaming waves, the centre decorated with a seashell, the exterior with radiating ribbed design, covered overall with a pale olive-green glaze. ... [Lire la suite]

13 mai 2022

A rare Yaozhou celadon-glazed reticulated five-legged censer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 36. A rare Yaozhou celadon-glazed reticulated five-legged censer, Song dynasty (960-1279). Height 8 cm, 3¼ in. Lot sold 25,200 GBP (Estimate : 20,000 - 30,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: English Private Collection. Luen Chai Curios Store, Hong Kong, 23rd August 2000. Note: Compare a similar Yaozhou celadon censer sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 3rd December 2021, lot 2967. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022  
08 août 2019

A carved Yaozhou celadon-glazed 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) 

Lot 3098. A carved Yaozhou celadon-glazed 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 475,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The slightly flared sides gently fluted to form six lobes, each carved a large peony spray, the mouth rim of conforming petal shape, raised on a low splayed foot ring, the glaze of an olive-green tone. Note: Compare with a six-petal shallow dish dated to the Northern Song... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2018

A Yaozhou celadon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 1. A Yaozhou celadon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 4 1/4 in. (10.9 cm.) diam. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: USD 3500.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The steep, flared sides are carved on the exterior with vertical lines below the everted rim, and the interior with two lotus-like blossoms alternating with two large leaves, all amidst foliate scroll. The bowl is covered with a greyish-green glaze pooling in the recesses, softwood box.  Note: This... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2017

A Yaozhou celadon-glazed carved 'Lotus petal' bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century

Lot 134. A Yaozhou celadon-glazed carved 'Lotus petal' bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century. 5 3/8 in. (13.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,866 - USD 10,488). Price realised GBP 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The exterior of the bowl is carved with two registers of upright lotus petals. The bowl is covered overall with a fine bubble-suffused olive-green glaze that pools in places highlighting the decoration. Provenance: Christie's New York, 20... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2016

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 615. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD (18,773 EUR).  Photo: Sotheby's. the exterior carved with overlapping petals radiating around the foot suggesting a lotus flower, covered in a pale sea-green coloured glaze; 14.4 cm, 5 5/8  in.  The pale green glaze as found on the present bowl is extremely rare among 'Yaozhou' wares and identifies it as an early example, as... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2015

A small celadon glazed Yaozhou-bowl with floral spray inside, China, Song dynasty

A small celadon glazed Yaozhou-bowl with floral spray inside, China, Song dynasty. Estimate CHF 1 000.- / 1 500.- € 950.- / 1 430.- Photo courtesy Koller diameter 11 cm.    KOLLER. Asian Art (Himayalas and China): Sale A173AS, 02 June 2015 10:00
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18 juin 2014

A Chinese yaozhou celadon-glazed incised plate, Northern Song Dynasty

A Chinese yaozhou celadon-glazed incised plate, Northern Song Dynasty. Photo Bonhams. the interior carved and combed with peony patterns within a thin circular band, the underside incised freely with circular strokes, the base coated with celadon glaze within a double-cut ring, 22.2cm diam. Estimate AU$ 11,000 - 13,000 (€7,600 - 9,000) Note: The fine carving on both sides, and the coating within the double cut to the base both indicate that this plate was probably made for the high court during the Northern Song dynasty. Bonhams.... [Lire la suite]