07 mai 2009

A fine and large bronze figure of seated buddha, China, Ming dynasty

A fine and large bronze figure of seated buddha, China, Ming dynasty Wear to gilding. H. 66 cm. Est. 40 000 EUR. Provenance: Former property from an old European private collection. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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05 mai 2009

A very fine lavender and purple-glazed porcelain vase, China, 18th century

A very fine lavender and purple-glazed porcelain vase, China, 18th century Good condition. H. 32,3 cm. Est. 5 000 EUR. Provenance: Property from the collection of an old German industrial family, acquired in the 1920'ies Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
05 mai 2009

A good celadon-glazed oviform jar and cover, China, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period

A good celadon-glazed oviform jar and cover, China, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period H. 21,7 cm. Est. 9 000 EUR. Provenance: Property from an important private collection Literature: Cf. Min Chiu Society Exhibition 'Monochrome ceramics of the Ming and Qing dynasties', Catalogue no. 75 Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
05 mai 2009

A very rare phosphatic-splashed brown glazed stoneware jar, China, Tang dynasty

A very rare phosphatic-splashed brown glazed stoneware jar, China, Tang dynasty H. 13,7 cm. Est. 6 000 EUR. Provenance: Property from the collection of an old German industrial family, from the Dobrikow Collection, Beijing acquired with Lepke Berlin, 1.3.1930, Lot 71. Note: Gefleckt und streifig glasierte Waren wurden in der Tang Dynastie vornehmlich in der Provinz Henan hergestellt, wo mehrere Brennöfen gefunden wurden, welche diese Waren produzierten. Die frühesten Entdeckungen waren die Brennöfen von Huangdao in... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2009

A good phosphatic-splashed brown-glazed stoneware jar, China, Tang dynasty

A good phosphatic-splashed brown-glazed stoneware jar, China, Tang dynasty The bluish or yellowish-white 'phosphatic' (suffused glaze) splashes that decorate dark brown-glazed wares of this type are applied after the initial glazing. H. 18,3 cm. Est. 8 000 EUR. Note: Provenienz: Aus einer alten deutschen Industriellen-Sammlung, aus der Auktion Sammlung Dobrikow, Peking versteigert bei Lepke in Berlin am 1.3.1930 als Lot 72 erworben - Ein Schultertopf dieser Art und Größe aus dem Newark Museum, ehemals in der Sammlung... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2009

A fine 'guan'-type octagonal imperial vase, China, Qianlong six-character sealmark and period

A fine 'guan'-type octagonal imperial vase, China, Qianlong six-character sealmark and period H. 14,3 cm. Est. 16 000 EUR. Note: Cf. Sotheby's Hongkong, 8.10.2008, Lot 2508 Similar vases are included in the Illustrated Catalogue of Ch'ing Dynasty Porcelain in the National Palace Museum. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
05 mai 2009

A fine flambé-glazed porcelain vase, China, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period

A fine flambé-glazed porcelain vase, China, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period H. 21,8 cm. Est. 22 000 EUR A vase of this design in the Capital Museum, Beijing, is illustrated in Xiong Liao, 'Beauty of Ceramics. Gems of the Official Kilns', Taipei, 1993, pl. 147 Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
05 mai 2009

A rare pair of clair-de-lune-glazed altar vessels and covers 'dou', China, six-character sealmarks and period of Qianlong

A fine and very rare pair of clair-de-lune-glazed altar vessels and covers 'dou', China, six-character sealmarks and period of Qianlong H. 25 cm. Est. 30 000 EUR. Property from an European private collection Note: Ein blau glasiertes dou mit Qianlong Marke aus dem Viktoria and Albert Museum ist abgebildet bei Medley, T.O.C. S. vol. 31, 1957-59, Tafel 39a, samt Darstellungen solcher Gefäße aus einer Handschrift des Museums, Tafel 39c und Abbildungen aus dem Huangchao liqi tushi oder 'Illustrated Regulations for... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2009

An imperial white-glazed 'dou' and cover, China, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period

An imperial white-glazed 'dou' and cover, China, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period The present dou belongs to a group of porcelain ritual vessels placed at the Altar of Earth. H. 26,7 cm. Est. 20 000 EUR. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12.12.1972, Lot 158 Note: Die Oberflächendekoration auf diesem Gefäß ist ähnlich dem lackierten Holzgefäß, welches am Altar der Vorfahren während der Herrschaft Qianlongs genutzt wurde. Josh Yiu führt in seinen Anmerkungen über eine Gruppe weiß glasierter... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2009

A large early Ming blue and white porcelain dish, China, Yongle period

A large early Ming blue and white porcelain dish, China, Yongle period Well painted in bright tones of cobalt enhanced by darker 'heaping and piling', on the central medallion with four flowerheads borne on a slender scrolling stem bearing the buds. D. 40,8 cm. Est. 40 000 EUR Note: Provenienz: Aus altem europäischen Privatsbesitz - Dieser Typus von Teller war ein beliebter Exportgegenstand nach Indien und den Mittleren Osten, dies beweist die Anzahl veröffentlichter Objekte aus Sammlungen in Istanbul und Teheran.... [Lire la suite]