18 mai 2011

An unusual white stoneware flask in the form of a leather pouch. Liao Dynasty, 10th Century.

An unusual white stoneware flask in the form of a leather pouch. Liao Dynasty, 10th Century. Photo Sotheby's the lower part of oval section, the upper part terminating in a flat bracket-lobed flange and tubular spout with everted lip, the flange enclosed by a raised border and pierced with a hole surrounded by an incised heart-shaped motif, the narrow sides outlined by applied bands of clay to simulate sewn gussets, the near-white stoneware covered with a white slip and a transparent ivory-tinged glaze, leaving the flat base... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2011

An exquisite pair of Yaozhou flower-shaped bowls. Five dynasties, 10th Century

An exquisite pair of Yaozhou flower-shaped bowls. Five dynasties,  10th Century. Photo Sotheby's each of conical shape, delicately potted and deeply indented in five-lobed prunus form, with narrow flat base inside and a low footring, covered with an attractive, slightly opaque, glossy blue-green glaze, each in a Japanese padded purple silk cloth, in a joint ribbon-tied paulownia-wood box and cover, and brown cotton furoshiki with inscribed wooden tag; 12.8cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 25,000—30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 67,250 GEP ... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2011

A quatrefoil white Dingyao dish. Five dynasties, 10th Century

A quatrefoil white Dingyao dish. Five dynasties,  10th Century. Photo Sotheby's thinly potted, with flat centre and conical sides, the rim cut into four deep bracket foliations forming sharp points and deep undulations, the white stoneware body covered with a tactile ivory-tinged glaze with characteristic darker 'tears' on the outside, and leaving the base, footring and part of the sides in the biscuit; in Japanese ribbon-tied paulownia-wood box and cover, lined and fitted with purple silk and covered with matching silk... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2011

A Qingbai-type phoenix-head ewer, 10th century.

A Qingbai-type phoenix-head ewer, 10th century. photo Sotheby's the plain ovoid body rising to a tall tapering neck surmounted by the head of a phoenix, pierced to form the spout, the crest now missing, applied overall with a translucent glaze of pale blue tone; height 14 3/4 in., 27.5 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 31,250 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby & Co., London, 14th November 1972, lot 334 Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co. 22 Mar 11. New York... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2011

A fine samanide small bowl, East Persia or Transoxania & Iranian slip-painted pottery bowl, probably Nishapur, 9th-10th ct

A fine samanide small bowl,  East Persia or Transoxania, 10th ct. photo Nagel white glazed, painted in purplish brown and red,  - Several restored breaks, areas with replacements, some chips to the glaze. D. 12,9 cm - Estimate 300 € Iranian slip-painted pottery bowl, probably Nishapur, 9th-10th ct. photo Nagel Restored. Iranian slip-painted pottery bowl, probably Nishapur, 9th-10th ct. Restored. D. 23,5 cm - Estimate 300 € Provenance: Sotheby's London, sale 26. 4. 1982, lot 153 Nagel. March 22nd 2011.... [Lire la suite]
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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]
01 janvier 2011

"Passion for Perfection" @ De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam

Portrait miniature of the Qajar ruler, Fath‘ali Shah, Iran, early 19th century. Gold sheet, painted with opaque and translucent enamels, JLY 1231 © Nour Foundation AMSTERDAM.- De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam presents highlights from one of the world’s most renowned collections of Islamic art. Passion for Perfection will include some 500 objects from the collection of Professor Nasser D. Khalili. On view through April 17 2011, De Nieuwe Kerk glitters with richly illuminated Qur’ans and manuscripts, paintings, gold, jewels,... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2010

Earrrings, gold, Liao dynasty, 10th century

Earrrings, gold, Liao dynasty, 10th century © Xanadu Gallery Xanadu Gallery. 140 Maiden Lane San Francisco 94108 California, USA - Tel: (415) 392-9999 - Fax: (415) 984-5856 - Email: MVargas@XanaduGallery.us
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18 septembre 2009

Kingdom of Chu 907-951A.D. Qian Feng Quan Bao

Kingdom of Chu (907-951 A.D.) Qian Feng Quan Bao Rev. Tian small-size EF. 450,00 USD @ lindascoin
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18 septembre 2009

Kingdom of Chu 907-951A.D. Qian Feng Quan Bao Rev. Ce small-size EF

Kingdom of Chu (907-951A.D), Qian Feng Quan Bao Rev. Ce small-size EF. 500,00 USD @ lindascoin
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