• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 535

    A YAOZHOU CELADON CARVED WASHER

    NORTHERN SONG/JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A YAOZHOU CELADON CARVED WASHER
    NORTHERN SONG/JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
    The shallow rounded sides encircled on the exterior by a single incised line, the center of the interior deftly carved and combed with a bold design of turbulent waves, covered overall with an attractive olive-green glaze, the unglazed base with recessed center burnt brown in the firing
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Compare the Yaozhou celadon dish carved with a very similar wave design illustrated by R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol. 1, London, 1994, p. 233, no. 420, and another similar example illustrated in The Masterpieces of Yaozhou Ware, Tokyo, 1997, p. 36, no. 41.

    Provenance

    Blitz Oriental Art, Amsterdam.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION