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]
15 mai 2011

Song ceramics @ Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 11 May 11, London

A fine and rare Konoha Temmoku tea bowl. Southern Song Dynasty, 12th/ 13th century.  Photo Sotheby's of 'Jizhou' manufacture, of conical shape with a small raised knob in the centre, covered with a fine opaque dark brown glaze that leaves the lip in a slightly lighter tone, and decorated on the inside with a large trefoil tree leaf with worm-eaten holes, forming an attractive yellowish-brown silhouette with fine veining, ivory-tinted edges and a honey-coloured stem, the low narrow footring and recessed base exposed in the... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2011

A large brown lacquer dish in the form of a prunus blossom. Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-11th century

A large brown lacquer dish in the form of a prunus blossom. Northern Song Dynasty,  10th-11th century. Photo Sotheby's of distinct five-lobed shape, with low rounded sides, the recessed centre inside of matching flower-shaped outline, the recessed base circular, the lacquer of an even dark brown tone; in Japanese padded ivory silk cloth, ribbon-tied Edo period wooden box and cover, ribbon-tied varnished-wood outer box and cover, and brown cotton furoshiki with inscribed wooden tag; 27.4cm., 10 3/4 in. Estimate 30,000—40,000... [Lire la suite]
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]
18 mars 2011

A Dingyao brown and white glazed figure of a boy leading a mule. Ding kilns, Hebei Province, early Northern Song dynasty, 10th c

A Dingyao brown and white glazed figure of a boy leading a mule. Ding kilns, Hebei Province, early Northern Song dynasty, 10th century. photo Priestley & Ferraro Height: 12.8 cm - Price : On Request Priestley & Ferraro. TEFAF Antiques / Stand 235. Priestley & Ferraro specialises in early Chinese art. This embraces all of Chinese art from its beginnings in the Neolithic period up to the eve of the Ming dynasty. Within this broad field our main emphasis is on ceramics - pottery, stoneware and porcelain, though we also... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2011

Qingbai Foliate Shallow Peony Dish. Northern Song Dynasty (1127-1279).

Qingbai Foliate Shallow Peony Dish. Northern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Courtesy Vermeer & Griggs A fine Song Qingbai shallow foliated dish, the rim shaped to form six petals, raised on a short ring foot decorated with carved and combed design of a peony flower covered in a pale blue green colored glaze. The base is unglazed and the biscuit is burned in the firing. The dish likely made at the Jingdezheng kilns in Jiangxi province. Diameter:  6" (15.2cm). Condition: Excellent, minor kiln grit... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2010

宋代 Song Ding Shallow Lotus Dish

Ding Shallow Lotus Dish. Northern 宋代 Song Dynasty (1127-1279) photos Vermeer & Griggs A fine Song Dingyao shallow dish raised on a short ring foot decorated with incised design of lotus flowers covered entirely in a creamy ivory colored glaze with typical tear drops in the glaze. The dish likely made at the Quyang kilns in Hebei province. Diameter:  6 3/4" (17.2cm). Condition: Excellent, minor filled rim nick. - Price on application Provenance: Private Richmond, Virginia collection Vermeer &... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2010

A small dingyao carved bowl, Northern Song dynasty & a small moulded longquan celadon 'lotus' dish Southern Song dynasty

A small dingyao carved bowl. Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). photo Christie's Ltd 2010 Of conical form, with finely potted flaring sides issuing from a narrow foot ring, beautifully carved in the interior with a series of gently curving, radiating spirals forming the flutes of a stylized blossom, the exterior plain, applied with a creamy white glaze of ivory tone darkening slightly to pale olive in the recesses of the carving and stopping short of the metal-bound rim - 5½ in. (14 cm.) diam., fitted box.  Est. £6,000 -... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2010

Qingbai miniature porcelain dish China, Northern Song dynasty, 960 – 1127

Qingbai miniature porcelain dish. China, Northern Song dynasty, 960 – 1127 A miniature porcelain deep dish, its rounded sides rising from the slightly convex base to terminate in a serrated, undulating rim. The dish is entirely undecorated and almost completely covered in a transparent glaze of pale blue hue, leaving only the base unglazed, showing the fine-grained white porcelain body, and characteristic brown firing marks. Diameter: 4 inches, 10 cm. Price on application Note: There appears to be no published qingbai... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2010

White stoneware lobed dish. China, Northern Song dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century

White stoneware lobed dish. China, Northern Song dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century A white stoneware dish, supported on a straight ring foot, the broad rim rising steeply from the convex well and divided into six lobes. The thinly potted stoneware is covered in an ivory tinged glaze that leaves only the inside outer edge of the rim unglazed, where the glaze has been wiped away. Both the base and the foot are covered in glaze. Diameter: 6 3/4 inches, 17 cm. Height: 1 3/4 inches, 4.5 cm. Price on application ... [Lire la suite]