12 avril 2009

Rare Brown Glazed Chrysanthemum Dish. China. Yongzheng Mark and period (1723 - 1735)

Rare Brown Glazed Chrysanthemum Dish. China. Yongzheng Mark and period (1723 - 1735) porcelain. Diameter 6 7/8 inches. Price On Request Note: The dish is finely potted with a foliate rim formed by forty-four moulded petals with fluted tips radiating out from the slightly sunken well, the lobed underside continuing to the similarly moulded foot. Covered overall with an evenly applied coffee-brown glaze, the base glazed white with the six-character mark of Yongzheng within a double blue circle. Inspiration for these elegant... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2009

Pair of Famille Verte Lobed Baluster Jars And Covers. China 18th c. Kangxi (1662 - 1772)

Pair of Famille Verte Lobed Baluster Jars And Covers. China 18th c. Kangxi (1662 - 1772) porcelain. Height: 24 inches (61 cm). Price On Request Note: Each vase of tall slender baluster form, lobed vertically with twelve fluted ribs is decorated with two rows of six shaped panels set between a lower band of geometric pattern and a similar band at the shoulder reserves with panels of kylin and chilong set between diapered bands. The lower panels with mythical creatures in open landscapes and floral cartouches, while the upper... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2009

An ottoman silver-mounted chinese porcelain hua base, the mounts ottoman Turkey, 19th century, the porcelain Wanli China

An ottoman silver-mounted chinese porcelain hua base, the mounts Ottoman Turkey, 19th century, the porcelain Wanli China (1573-1619 ad) Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds 31 March 2009 . London, King Street. www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Notes: Traveling through Anatolia in 1331, Ibn Battuta (1304-1377) noted the strong taste of Ottomans for fine Chinese porcelain. Turkish Sultans collected these vessels and their collection in the Topkapi contained a number of blue-and-white... [Lire la suite]