16 mai 2011

Song Dynasty, Northern Song dynasty, Jun, Purple-Splashed, Ding, Guan, black-glazed, Qingbai,

A Jun Purple-Splashed cup and cup-stand. Song Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's the cup with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, the cupstand with a small deep cup resting on a broad gallery flaring up slightly, all supported on a high unglazed foot, both covered in a pale sky blue glaze liberally splashed with pale purple; 7.7cm., 3in. Estimate 5,000—7,000 GBP.. Lot Sold 18,750 GBP A Ding-type ewer. Song Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's the rounded body shaped into eight lobes rising from a short foot to a tall cylindrical neck, the... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2011

A rare 'Jun' 'Ruyi'-shaped Pillow. Song-Jin Dynasty.

A rare 'Jun' 'Ruyi'-shaped Pillow. Song-Jin Dynasty. photo Sotheby's covered in a pale blue glaze mottled with creamy patches, the top with faint purple splashes, fitted in a yellow silk and brocade-covered stand.  2 pieces; length 9 1/2 in. 24.2 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 40,625 USD PROVENANCE: R. H. Macy & Co., Inc, New York (according to paper label) NOTE: 'Jun' pillows are extremely unsual. For a pale blue-green-glazed example in the Percival David Foundation, also of ruyi-form see Stacey Pierson,... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2011

A large blue 'Jun' Bowl, Song Dynasty

A large blue'Jun' Bowl, Song Dynasty. photo Sotheby's of deep form, applied with a blue-gray glaze thinning to a paler tone at the rim; diameter 8 3/4 in., 22.2 cm. Estimate 2,000—3,000 USD. Lot Sold 11,250 USD Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co. 22 Mar 11. New York www.sothebys.com
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29 mars 2011

Purple-Splashed 'Jun' bowls & dish, Yuan dynasty

A Purple-Splashed 'Jun' Bowl, Yuan dynasty. photo Sotheby's the wide flaring sides rising to a slightly inverted rim, covered in a milky blue glaze thinning to a tan-gray at the rim, with purple and crimson splashes on the interior; diameter 8 3/8 in., 21.3 cm. Estimate 3,000—5,000 USD. Lot Sold 25,000 USD A large Purple-Splashed 'Jun' dish, Yuan dynasty. photo Sotheby's the wide shallow dish resting on a slightly flared foot, applied overall with a pale blue glaze thinning to a paler tone at the rim, with a purple... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2011

Ten best of Harmony of Form, Serenity of Color: A Private Collection of 'Song' Ceramics @ Sorheby"s

A Rare Imperial Numbered Jun' Narcissus Bowl, Early Ming Dynasty. photo Sotheby"s The second single owner collection of the series, Harmony of Form, Serenity of Color: A Private Collection of ‘Song’ Ceramics, achieved a total of $9,039,375, comfortably exceeding the $4.7/6.8 million estimate. The sale was led by A Rare Imperial Numbered ‘Jun’ Narcissus Bowl, Early Ming Dynasty which sold for $2,210,500, many multiples of the $200/300,000 estimate. A Very Fine Carved ‘Ding’ ‘Peony’ Dish, Northern Song Dynasty fetched $866,500,... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2010

Two fine purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowls. Song Dynasty

A fine purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl. Song Dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's well potted, with steeply rounded sides on a neatly finished foot incurved towards the rim, the interior applied with a finely bubbled milky-blue glaze, vividly splashed in lavender-blue shading to purplish-red in five swirls, the exterior with a striking crescent-shaped splash amidst shadowy streaks, pooling above the foot to reveal the chocolate color ware, draining to a buff at the rim; diameter 3 3/8 in., 8.5 cm. Estimate 120,000—150,000 USD.... [Lire la suite]
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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]
28 avril 2010

Sotheby's Announces London Sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

A Fine and Exceptionally Rare Pair of Imperial Gilt-Bronze and Cloisonné Models of Magpies in Winter Plum Trees, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (est. £500,000-700,000). Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- In the wake of Sotheby’s record-breaking Spring sales series in Hong Kong, which totalled almost HK$2 billion, Sotheby’s biannual sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art in London will take place on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 and presents for sale over 220 lots. The auction, estimated to realise approximately £4 million, will be... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2009

Six ceramics from Northern Song to Ming dynasty sold @ Sotheby's London

A small 'jun' bowl. Northern Song dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's the rounded sides rising steeply from a splayed foot to a slightly incurved rim, all under a pale bluish-grey glaze thinning to a grey-brown colour around the rim and stopping unevenly above the foot - 8.8cm., 3 3/8 in. Est. 18,000—25,000 GBP - Sold 39,650 GBP PROVENANCE: A Japanese Private Collection. A 'yaozhou' pale-glazed tripod censer. Jin dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's the boldly potted rounded body supported by three animal-form feet... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2009

A Small 'Jun' Purle And Lavender-Glazed Cup, Ming dynasty

A Small 'Jun' Purle And Lavender-Glazed Cup, Ming dynasty the delicately curved sides supported on a petite foot, culminating in a slightly everted lip, applied to the exterior with a thick purple glaze running over the interior of the mouth, the remainder of the well filled with a lavender-blue glaze revealing tiny 'worm-holes', minor traces of lavender-blue around the foot stained brown, the underside applied with a lavender-blue glaze, Japanese wood box (2). diameter 3 1/4 in., 8.3 cm. Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
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