18 mars 2011

A blue and white porcelain 'Bacchus' charger. China, Kangxi period (1662-1722

A blue and white porcelain 'Bacchus' charger. China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). photo Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art A rare large Chinese porcelain dish decorated with a western mythological scene of Dionysus, or Bacchus, the Greco-Roman god of wine and merriment. Because of these connotations, he was a favoured symbol for the dining room. Diameter 37.5 cm - Price on application Provenance: Private collection, Belgium Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art. TEFAF Antiques / Stand 102 Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2011

3 Important Works from the Qianlong Emperor’s Reign

 Alongside the new, graceful aesthetic developed over the course of the Qianlong Emperor’s long reign came a re-interpretation of traditional archaic Chinese design. At Freeman’s in Philadelphia, three fine vases from the Qianlong Emperor’s workshops will be offered for auction on March 19.  From the same 18th century imperial kilns producing archetypal ceramics that would be imitated for centuries also came fine pieces crafted in the manner of earlier Qing and Ming dynasty masters. A large and important Chinese blue and... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2011

Chinese blue and white @ Christie's Interiors

A  chinese blue and white Yenyen vase.  Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Painted around the body with two figures in conversation, and another in a boat, in an extensive mountainous riverscape, a similar scene on the tall flaring neck, 17 7/8 in. (45.5 cm.) high. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000 - Price Realized  £8,125 A  chinese blue and white punch-pot ans cover. Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 With short spout and loop handle, the shallow domed cover... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2011

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vase, 18th Century

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vase, 18th Century. photo courtesy Doyle New York The shouldered form with a short neck and flat rim, painted with the eight horses of Wu Mang in a grassy landscape. Height 6 inches. Average surface scatches to shoulder of vase. 1/3 inch repair of exterior foot rim. Potting inconsistancy on rim under glaze. Small glaze chip to shoulder, approximately 1/8 inch. Interior with scattered pinholes. Estimate $1,500-2,500 For similar vases see Sotheby's, Amsterdam, Made in Imperial China,... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2011

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vase, 18th Century

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vase, 18th Century. photo courtesy Doyle New York The pear-shaped body painted in Ming style with bamboo and banana palms in a terraced garden setting, above a lappet band at the foot and below a ruyi squared scroll and foliate borders at the neck and foliate sprays below the rim. Height 15 inches. Vase was drilled as a lamp, hole has been filled in. Horizontal old glaze crack on exterior of foot rim approximately 4 inches long. Small burst bubble on rim. Light surface scratches to widest... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2011

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowl. Kangxi Period.

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowl. Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Doyle New York Of cut corner square form, the exterior sides with maidens in a garden setting divided by diaper bands, the interior base with a cartouche of boys playing, mounted with a European silver basket handle, base marked with Chenghua six-character mark. Diameter 5 1/2 inches. Estimate $800-1,200 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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27 février 2011

Blue-and-white palace bowl with melons, Ming dynasty, Chenghua mark and period

HONG KONG.- Sothebys Deputy Chairman and International Head of Chinese Ceramics Nicolas Chow holds a Blue-and-white palace bowl with melons, Ming dynasty, Chenghua mark and period during a Sothebys press preview in Hong Kong, China 25 February 2011. The palace bowl is expected to fetch in excess of 80 million Hong Kong dollars or 10.3 million US dollars as a part of total 80 lots estimated at over 710 million Hong Kong dollars or 91 million US dollars of the Meiyintang Collection of fine porcelain sale at Sothebys in Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2011

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Charger .Kangxi Period

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Charger .Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Doyle New York Painted with large peony blossoms on leafy stems, reverse with two floral sprays. Diameter 15 inches. Estimate $4,000-6,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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25 février 2011

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowl. Kangxi Period

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowl. Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Doyle New York Worked on the exterior with maidens in a pavilion landscape setting, the interior base with three 'three friends of winter' pine, prunus and bamboo, base with Chenghua six-character mark. Diameter 7 1/4 inches. Rim chips, two hairline cracks extending from rim approximately 1/2 inch down  Estimate $800-1,200 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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21 février 2011

Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co

A Fine And Rare Blue And White Bowl With A Composite Design Of Flower And Fruit Sprays, Yongle period, Ming dynasty (est. $800,000/1.2m). Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Following the highly successful sale of thirteen Masterpieces of Qing Imperial Porcelain from J. T. Tai & Co. in Hong Kong in October 2011, Sotheby’s will present Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J. T. Tai & Co. on March 22nd, 2011 in New York. J.T. Tai bought many extraordinary pieces of Qing Imperial porcelain, but... [Lire la suite]