07 février 2010

Pottery basin with painted decoration. China, Han dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD

Pottery basin with painted decoration. China, Han dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD Diameter: 15 inches, 38 cm Height: 3 3/4 inches, 9.5 cm  Price on application A grey pottery basin, the shallow bowl rising gently from a circular foot ring and with a second tier sharply angled upwards to a broad, flat rim. The bowl is painted in white and red pigments; the central reserve has a decoration of stylised fish-like creatures, surrounded by a band of cloud-scroll pattern (yun wen). The well of the basin is painted with a band of... [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]
30 avril 2009

A famille verte fluted pear-shaped cistern, cover and a basin. Kangxi

A famille verte fluted pear-shaped cistern, cover and a basin. Kangxi The cistern surmounted by twin fish-dragons flanking a scallop shell and pursuing the flaming pearl, the body brightly enamelled and gilt with two phoenix perched on pierced rockwork amidst bamboo and peony sprays and in flight, all between above a wide band enclosing chrysanthemum flowerheads reserved on a green fish-roe ground flanking the moulded projecting mask with a later metal tap, and below a similarly decorated band, supported on a spreading... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2009

A Rare Large Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Basin, Tang Dynasty

A Rare Large Blue-Splashed 'Sancai' Pottery Basin, Tang Dynasty carved in the center with a large floral medallion in blue, amber and cream glazes on an amber ground, accented in wax-resist arcs and stipples at the cavetto, the exterior glazed amber stopping before the flat base to show the pinkish buff ware. diameter 10 in., 25.4 cm? Estimate 15,000—20,000 USD PROVENANCE: Acquired on the Hong Kong art market, early 1980s.Offered at Sotheby's New York, 17th September 2003, lot 57. NOTE: A pair of officials featuring one... [Lire la suite]
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