14 mai 2011

An exquisite pair of Yaozhou flower-shaped bowls. Five dynasties, 10th Century

An exquisite pair of Yaozhou flower-shaped bowls. Five dynasties,  10th Century. Photo Sotheby's each of conical shape, delicately potted and deeply indented in five-lobed prunus form, with narrow flat base inside and a low footring, covered with an attractive, slightly opaque, glossy blue-green glaze, each in a Japanese padded purple silk cloth, in a joint ribbon-tied paulownia-wood box and cover, and brown cotton furoshiki with inscribed wooden tag; 12.8cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 25,000—30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 67,250 GEP ... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2011

A quatrefoil white Dingyao dish. Five dynasties, 10th Century

A quatrefoil white Dingyao dish. Five dynasties,  10th Century. Photo Sotheby's thinly potted, with flat centre and conical sides, the rim cut into four deep bracket foliations forming sharp points and deep undulations, the white stoneware body covered with a tactile ivory-tinged glaze with characteristic darker 'tears' on the outside, and leaving the base, footring and part of the sides in the biscuit; in Japanese ribbon-tied paulownia-wood box and cover, lined and fitted with purple silk and covered with matching silk... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 13:17 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
25 mai 2010

Chinese ceramics @ Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 12 May 10 London

An extremely rare 'ge' brushwasher. Yuan dynasty. photo Sotheby's finely potted, the lobed flaring sides rising from a slightly concave base to an everted rim, covered overall with a thick and lustrous soft grey glaze suffused with a matrix of dark grey and gold crackles, the base with six spur marks revealing the blackish body beneath - 12.5cm., 4 7/8 in. - Est. 80,000—220,000 GBP Lot Sold 993,250 GBP NOTE: The delicate potting and glaze that thins at the rim to reveal the black body with a prominent crackled effect... [Lire la suite]