06 février 2010

Cizhou stoneware tea bowl with ‘hare’s fur’ glaze. China, Northern to Southern Song dynasty, 12th or early 13th century

Cizhou stoneware tea bowl with ‘hare’s fur’ glaze. China, Northern to Southern Song dynasty, 12th or early 13th century Diameter: 4 1/2 inches, 11.4 cm. Height: 2 1/8 inches, 5.4 cm. Price on application A stoneware bowl, the steeply sloping sides rising from the short, knife-pared foot towards an incurving rim. The exterior and interior of the bowl are covered in several layers of glaze. The top layer has a high gloss and displays a dense pattern of russet ‘hare’s fur’ streaks extending from just below the rim on the inside... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2010

Jian stoneware tea bowl with ‘hare’s fur’ glaze. China, Northern to Southern Song dynasty, 12th to 13th century

Jian stoneware tea bowl with ‘hare’s fur’ glaze. China, Northern to Southern Song dynasty, 12th to 13th century Diameter: 4 3/4 inches, 12 cm. Height: 2 1/4 inches, 5.7 cm. Price on application A stoneware bowl, the steeply sloping sides rising from the short, knife-pared foot towards a flared rim, which has an indented lip. A glossy black glaze covers the interior of the bowl and extends over the rim, stopping in an uneven line just short of the foot, where it shows two characteristic tears. A dense pattern of russet... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2009

A Jizhou pottery tea bowl with reserve flower head decoration. Song Dynasty

A Jizhou pottery tea bowl with reserve flower head decoration. Song Dynasty The interior of its wide, curving well finished with a raised ridge and covered with a dark chocolate brown glaze layer now seen as the silhouettes of fifteen flower heads originally formed from cut paper that were covered with a lighter slip that formed the ground of pale brown mottled with blue and beige after firing, the exterior walls unevenly covered with the darker brown glaze.. 4 3/8in (11cm) diameter. Estimate: $2,000 - 3,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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