21 février 2010

Prunus Jar (Meiping) with Pair of Peafowls in Floral Scrolls, late Yuan dynasty, 1340-1368

China, Jiangxi Province, Jingdezhen. Prunus Jar (Meiping) with Pair of Peafowls in Floral Scrolls, late Yuan dynasty, 1340-1368. Los Angeles County Museum of Art Porcelain, Wheel-thrown porcelain with blue painted decoration under clear glaze, Height: 18 1/2 in. (46.99 cm). Gift of Carl Holmes (58.49.15). Chinese and Korean Art Department. Los Angeles County Museum of Art http://collectionsonline.lacma.org/
17 janvier 2010

Corinne Van der Kindere @ BBRAFA Bruxelles

Passionnée par la Chine et son histoire millénaire, Corinne Van der Kindere, licenciée en sciences politiques et diplomatiques, en expose dans sa galerie au Sablon, depuis 1989, des objets d’art de Haute Epoque notamment des terres-cuites, bronzes, sculptures, céramiques Song et de l’orfèvrerie. Elle présente aussi des ivoires et estampes du Japon. BRAFA 2010 sera sa 19e participation à la Foire des Antiquaires de Belgique. La galerie est également présente à des foires internationales e.a, à Paris au Salon du Collectionneur et aux... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2010

Two dishes. China, Jiangxi Province; Ming period (1368-1644), Xuande era, 1426 - 1435

Dish. China, Jiangxi Province; Ming period (1368-1644), Xuande era, 1426 - 1435 Porcelain painted with underglaze cobalt blue (Jingdezhen ware). H. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); D. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm). Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of Asian Art. Inv. 1979.165. The Asia Society New York The designs on this Xuande-era dish, consisting of a single, large floral spray in the center of the interior and four different floral sprays along the interior rim, are painted in underglaze cobalt blue. Crepe myrtle is painted in the... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2010

Stoneware j, two overglaze yellow enamel dishes & underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze yellow enamel dish; Hongzhi & Zhengde

Jar. China, Shanxi or Henan Province; Ming period (1368-1644), late 15th century (probably Hongzhi era, 1488 - 1505) Stoneware with trailed slip under glaze and overglaze enamels (Jingdezhen ware). Stoneware with trailed slip under glaze and overglaze enamels (Jingdezhen ware). Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of Asian Art. 1979.178 The liveliness and sense of movement seen in the decoration of a phoenix and scrolling lotus flowers on this fahua jar that can be dated to the 15th century typifies the decoration... [Lire la suite]