29 janvier 2011

An unusual Longquan celadon tripod vessel, jue. Ming dynasty

An unusual Longquan celadon tripod vessel, jue. Ming dynasty. Courtesy Gibson Antiques after an archaic bronze original - Price on request. For a closely related example see Roger Keverene, Summer Exhibition Catalogue, Summer 2003, pl.51. p.45. Gibson Antiques. 7 GEORGIAN HOUSE, 10 BURY STREET, ST JAME'S, LONDON, SW1Y 2AA. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: TEL: 0044 (0) 7831 645468
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12 janvier 2011

Vase archaïque, Jue. Chine, dynastie Shang, période d’Erligang, XVIe-XIVe siècle avant JC

Vase archaïque, Jue. Chine, dynastie Shang, période d’Erligang, XVIe-XIVe siècle avant JC  © BRAFA 2010 Bronze à patine verte; H 15,5 cm - Prix sur demande Le corps du vase, à section ovale et à fond plat, possède un resserrement médian qui délimite la partie renflée située en partie basse. Il est orné, sur une face, d’une frise représentant un masque de taotie de type primitif, en léger relief. Trois pieds fins et triangulaires, une anse latérale semi-circulaire et plate, long bec verseur. Archaic wine vessel, Jue;... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2010

Daily Life in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum, New York

The first section of the exhibition presents objects that relate to daily life in Yuan China. They include examples of men’s and women’s dresses and ornaments; vessels for ritual purposes and everyday use; and articles associated with travel. In every category, there are objects made using in traditional forms and decoration and others that display influences from Northern and Central Asia that arrived with the Mongols. Nearly all objects in this section are recent archaeological finds from China. Scene of a Family Watching a... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2009

A Greek private collection of fine jade carvings @ Bonhams

The collection was formed during the 1950s and 60s by a Greek lady in the privileged environment of a well known Athenian family, who similarly to other prominent Greek families of the period, participated in international shipping as well as being pioneers of the Greek textile industry. Pictures of the period show her as a beautiful young woman, who supported her family's social and business standing, creating several beautiful homes, with the family's main residence just opposite the Greek Royal palace. The family was frequented... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2009

Four green jade from Sotheby's. Water, Pine and Stone Retreat Collection - Qianlong

A celadon green jade vase with elephant handles. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period.  photo Sotheby's the translucent bluish-green jade vase of compressed zun form with a bulbous body rising to a wide flared foliate mouth, the body divided into vertical lobes with barbed edges extending sections from the splayed foot to the mouth, the neck flanked by a pair of finely carved elephant-head handles securing loose-ring handles, the stone with russet veining and a few russet patches, (fitted box) - 18.2 cm., 7 1/8 in. - Est.... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2009

A rare dated archaistic bronze jue. Qianlong mark and period, dated 1737

A rare dated archaistic bronze jue. Qianlong mark and period, dated 1737 the U-shaped body with broad flaring mouth supported on three tall splayed legs, cast around the body with a key-fret band and to the underside of the spout with a nine character mark. 16cm., 6 3/8 in. Est. 1,500—2,500 GBP. Lot Sold 1,875 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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28 février 2009

An Archaic Bronze Tripod Vessel (Jue), Shang Dynasty

An Archaic Bronze Tripod Vessel (Jue), Shang Dynasty height 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 12,000—15,000 USD PROVENANCE: Collection of Alfred E. Mirsky (1900-1974).Christie's New York, 29th March 2006, lot 350 Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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