01 mai 2011

A rare large Ming blue and white 'dragon' dish. Late 15th-early 16th century.

A rare large Ming blue and white 'dragon' dish. Late 15th-early 16th century. Photo Christies Ltd 2011 Boldly painted to the interior with a large dragon clasping a floral spray, the wide cavetto with three further long-bodied dragons clasping floral sprays in their mouths mirrored on the exterior; 21 in. (53.4 cm.) diam. Estimate £15,000 - £25,000 ($25,065 - $41,775) Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art , 10 May 2011. London, King Street www.christies.com
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01 mai 2011

A blue and white 'Windswept' jar, guan. 15th-16th century..

A blue and white 'Windswept' jar, guan. 15th-16th century. Photo Christies Ltd 2011 Of baluster form, painted in underglaze cobalt blue with an official on horseback between two attendants carrying various utensils, approaching a tiered pavilion in a landscape with dense scrolling clouds, all between a band of upright leaves and classic lotus scroll; 10 in. (25.3 cm.) high. Estimate £30,000 - £50,000($50,130 - $83,550) Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art , 10 May 2011. London, King Street www.christies.com
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08 juin 2010

Blue and White stoneware Dish with Phoenix Design. Vietnam, 15th/16th century

Blue and White stoneware Dish with Phoenix Design. Vietnam, 15th/16th century © Theresa McCullough Diameter: 13 ¾ in (35 cm) - Price on application Provenance: Private German CollectionPublished: John Stevenson and John Guy, Vietnamese Ceramics: A Separate Tradition, Avery Press, 1997, p. 310, fig. 246 Theresa McCullough. By appointment. 311 East 72nd Street, New York NY 10021, USA. Tel: + 1 646 368 1717 - Cell: + 1 646 460 6950 - Email: info@theresamccullough.com - www.theresamccullough.com .
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31 mars 2010

Albrecht Dürer, woodcuts & engravings @ Christie's

Albrecht Dürer, Knight, Death and the Devil (B. 98; M., Holl. 74; S.M.S. 69), engraving, 1513. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 without watermark, a fine and early Meder a/b impression, printing with great contrast and clarity, trimmed to the platemark, with thread margins in places, occasionally very narrowly remargined and with tiny touches of pen and ink at the extreme sheet edge, remains of old paper tape along the sheet edges verso, a tiny thin spot below, otherwise in excellent condition - P., S. 247 x 190 mm. Est.... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2010

An Overglazed Enamelled Ceramic Dish. Vietnam, Annamese, 15th/16th century

An Overglazed Enamelled Ceramic Dish. Vietnam, Annamese, 15th/16th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Thickly potted on a short foot, the interior painted with a bird amidst pomegranate-laden branches at center, surrounded by circular bands and the sides filled with a floral-and-vine pattern, the outside painted with an elegant lotus pattern. 16½ in. (41.8 cm.) diameter - Estimate : $4,000 - $6,000 Provenance: Acquired in the 1960s. Property from the Gertrude Johnson Anderson Collection Notes: For a similar... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2009

Vietnamese ceramics in the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Basin, Vietnam, 15th - 16th century. Artist/maker unknown, Vietnamese. Glazed porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue floral decoration, 3 3/8 x 14 7/8 inches (8.6 x 37.8 cm) 1966-218-1. Gift of Clayton B. Wentworth, 1966. Philadelpjia Museum of Art © 2009 Philadelphia Museum of Art. Basin, Vietnam, 17th - 18th century, Artist/maker unknown, Vietnamese, Stoneware; underglaze blue and white, 3 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches (8.9 x 37.5 cm) 1966-218-2. Gift of Clayton B. Wentworth, 1966.  Philadelpjia Museum of Art © 2009... [Lire la suite]