10th Dec, 2022 11:00

Asian Art Holiday Sale

 
  Lot 53
 

53

A RARE GREEN-GLAZED BELL-SHAPED CUP, TANG DYNASTY
罕見唐代綠釉仰鐘杯

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€1,000
 

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China, 618-907. Of deep, rounded form with everted rim, supported on a flared circular foot, the exterior impressed with three concentric bands of dimpled circles, the interior with splashed green glaze forming diagonal stripes, covered overall with a green glaze.

Provenance
: From an old Rhenish private collection, Germany, assembled during the 1980s and 1990s.
Condition: Some ancient wear, few chips to rim and foot, and minor touch-ups. Commensurate with age and exactly as expected from an authentic Tang dynasty excavation.

Weight: 81.5 g
Dimensions: Height 5.7 cm

Literature comparison:
Compare a closely related amber glazed cup, dated to the 8th century, Tang dynasty, the interior glazed green, in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, accession number FE.162-1974. A similarly glazed cup decorated with bands of impressed circles is in the Seligmann Collection, illustrated by R. L. Hobson, Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, vol. I, Pottery and Early Wares, London, 1915, pl. 11, fig. 1.

Auction result comparison:
Type: Closely related
Auction: Christie’s New York, 20 September 2005, lit 184
Price: USD 8,400 or approx. EUR 12,000 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A rare small amber and green-glazed impressed pottery bell-shaped cup, Tang dynasty (618-907)
Expert remark: Compare the near identical form, decorations, and green glaze stripes to the interior, as well as the related height (6.4 cm). Note the amber glaze to the exterior.


罕見唐代綠釉仰鐘杯
中國,618-907年。仰鐘杯直口,底內收,圈足。器形規整,綠釉瑩潤。器身上下三道橫道,上有螺旋紋。杯内垂直綠釉斑。

來源:德國萊茵私人老收藏,建立於上世紀八十至九十年代。
品相:一些老磨損,邊緣和足部有少量磕損,輕微的修補,與年齡相稱,完全符合唐代考古發掘的預期。

重量:81.5 克
尺寸:高5.7 厘米

文獻比較:
比較非常相近的唐代八世紀琥珀釉仰鐘杯,內壁上綠釉,收藏於維多利亞和阿爾伯特博物館,館藏編號FE.162-1974。一件類似的仰鐘釉杯,裝飾有圓環帶,收藏於Seligmann Collection,見R. L. Hobson,Chinese Pottery and Porcelain,卷一,《Pottery and Early Wares》,倫敦,1915年,頁11,圖1。

拍賣結果比較:
形制:非常相近
拍賣:紐約佳士得,2005年9月20日,lot 184
價格:USD 8,400(相當於今日EUR 12,000
描述:罕見唐代琥珀釉和綠釉仰鐘杯
專家評論:比較幾乎相同的外型、裝飾、內部有綠色釉面條紋,以及相似的尺寸(6.4 厘米)。請注意外部的琥珀釉。

 
 

China, 618-907. Of deep, rounded form with everted rim, supported on a flared circular foot, the exterior impressed with three concentric bands of dimpled circles, the interior with splashed green glaze forming diagonal stripes, covered overall with a green glaze.

Provenance
: From an old Rhenish private collection, Germany, assembled during the 1980s and 1990s.
Condition: Some ancient wear, few chips to rim and foot, and minor touch-ups. Commensurate with age and exactly as expected from an authentic Tang dynasty excavation.

Weight: 81.5 g
Dimensions: Height 5.7 cm

Literature comparison:
Compare a closely related amber glazed cup, dated to the 8th century, Tang dynasty, the interior glazed green, in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, accession number FE.162-1974. A similarly glazed cup decorated with bands of impressed circles is in the Seligmann Collection, illustrated by R. L. Hobson, Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, vol. I, Pottery and Early Wares, London, 1915, pl. 11, fig. 1.

Auction result comparison:
Type: Closely related
Auction: Christie’s New York, 20 September 2005, lit 184
Price: USD 8,400 or approx. EUR 12,000 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A rare small amber and green-glazed impressed pottery bell-shaped cup, Tang dynasty (618-907)
Expert remark: Compare the near identical form, decorations, and green glaze stripes to the interior, as well as the related height (6.4 cm). Note the amber glaze to the exterior.


罕見唐代綠釉仰鐘杯
中國,618-907年。仰鐘杯直口,底內收,圈足。器形規整,綠釉瑩潤。器身上下三道橫道,上有螺旋紋。杯内垂直綠釉斑。

來源:德國萊茵私人老收藏,建立於上世紀八十至九十年代。
品相:一些老磨損,邊緣和足部有少量磕損,輕微的修補,與年齡相稱,完全符合唐代考古發掘的預期。

重量:81.5 克
尺寸:高5.7 厘米

文獻比較:
比較非常相近的唐代八世紀琥珀釉仰鐘杯,內壁上綠釉,收藏於維多利亞和阿爾伯特博物館,館藏編號FE.162-1974。一件類似的仰鐘釉杯,裝飾有圓環帶,收藏於Seligmann Collection,見R. L. Hobson,Chinese Pottery and Porcelain,卷一,《Pottery and Early Wares》,倫敦,1915年,頁11,圖1。

拍賣結果比較:
形制:非常相近
拍賣:紐約佳士得,2005年9月20日,lot 184
價格:USD 8,400(相當於今日EUR 12,000
描述:罕見唐代琥珀釉和綠釉仰鐘杯
專家評論:比較幾乎相同的外型、裝飾、內部有綠色釉面條紋,以及相似的尺寸(6.4 厘米)。請注意外部的琥珀釉。

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Auction: Asian Art Holiday Sale, 10th Dec, 2022

Reduced Prices!

Just in time for the holidays, we're delighted to present a selection of fine Chinese, Southeast Asian, and Indian art with newly reduced prices. Porcelain, bronzes, sculptures, and jades are among the 274 items on offer. Notable provenances include Hisazo Nagatani, Acher Eskenasy, A & J Speelman Oriental Art, Marchant & Son, Sam Bernstein, and many more.

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