17 avril 2011

A fine café-au-lait glazed barbed dish. Seal mark and period of Qianlong.

A fine café-au-lait glazed barbed dish. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's the deep everted sides rising to a flared, barbed rim with eight bracket foliations, the exterior decorated with raised double fillets, all beneath an even glossy and opaque coffee-brown glaze, the base left white and inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue; 20.5 cm., 8 1/8 in. Estimate 200,000—300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 620,000 HKD PROVENANCE:  Christie's New York, 19th March 2008, lot 670. LITERATURE AND... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2009

A rare barbed 'floral scroll' blue and white dish. Ming dynasty, Yongle period

A rare barbed 'floral scroll' blue and white dish. Ming dynasty, Yongle period well potted with a everted barbed rim, the rounded sides of conforming shape, supported on a short tapered foot, finely painted to the center in deep shaded tones of cobalt blue enhanced by slight ' heaping and piling' with a single meandering stem issuing various blooms including lotus, chrysanthemum, mallow, pink, and magnolia, enclosed within a single-line border, encircled on the cavetto by twelve detached flower heads including further... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2009

A Large 'Longquan' Celadon Barbed Dish, Yuan / Ming Dynasty, 14th / 15th Century

A Large 'Longquan' Celadon Barbed Dish, Yuan / Ming Dynasty, 14th / 15th Century of shallow form and thickly potted fluted sides corresponding to the everted rim molded with bracket lobes, all radiating from a plain circular well on the interior, thickly applied overall in a deep olive-green glaze pooling to a darker color in the recesses, an unglazed ring on the base burnt orange in the firing. diameter 18 1/2 in., 47 cm. Estimate 30,000—40,000 USD PROVENANCE: Spink & Son, Ltd, London (until 1986).Thereafter with the... [Lire la suite]