26 février 2010

A fahua baluster jar. Ming dynasty, late 15th/16th century

A fahua baluster jar. Ming dynasty, late 15th/16th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Slip decorated and carved with scenes of scholars separated by trees and clouds between a band of petal lappets below and a ruyi collar above, with clouds on the neck, all in turquoise and biscuit on a dark purplish-blue ground, the interior glazed green, the base with a brown glaze wash - 14 in. (35.6 cm.) high - Estimate : $30,000 - $50,000 Notes: Fahua was popular during the middle Ming period, and manufactured in both northern... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2009

Vietnamese cobalt glazed pottery trade jar, 19th Century & blue and white ceramics, Late 15th/Early 16th Century

A Vietnamese cobalt glazed pottery trade jar, 19th Century © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Of baluster form with dragon-headed loops to the shoulder and a continuous frieze of dragons, flaming pearls and auspicious cranes molded in shallow raised relief, the slightly concave base left unglazed (repaired).23 1/4in (59cm) high - Estimate: $600 - 800 A group of four molded parrot bowls with enamel decoration. Late 15th/Early 16th Century © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Each molded as a shallow peach-form bowl with its leafy... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2009

A selection of late 15th/Early 16th Century vietnamese ceramics from Hoi An Hoard @ Bonhams San Francisco

A selection of twenty-two blue and white jars and jarlets. Late 15th/Early 16th Century Including eight miniature jars painted with leafy sprays below a petal neck band; eight similar small jarlets decorated with bands of song birds amid foliate sprays; four ovoid jars girded by blossoming leafy sprays; and two squared jars with shaped floral reserves below a neck cloud-collar band. 1 1/2 and 2 7/8in (3.1 and 7.3cm) average heights - Estimate: $400 - 600 A selection of eighteen blue and white jars and jarlets. Late... [Lire la suite]
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