26 mars 2010

Yuan dynasty's 'qingbai' & 'longquan' celadon @ Sotheby's

A carved 'qingbai' 'dragon' vase (meiping). Yuan dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's the baluster body boldly carved with a large dragon amidst foaming waves, all between a lotus lappet band at the base and a floral scroll encircling the shoulder - height 10 7/8 in., 27.6 cm. Est. 40,000—60,000 USD. Lot Sold 40,625 USD NOTE: Vases of this type are quite precisely datable since several examples are known from dated archaeological sites. A closely related pair of 'Qingbai' meiping with covers unearthed at Wannian county,... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2010

Ming dynasty blue and white @ Christie's, 26 March 2010

A large blue and white charger. Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619) Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Heavily potted, the center painted with boys at play as scholars, below water birds in a lotus pond in the well, the exterior with a band of conjoined lotus buds - 16¼ in. (41.2 cm.) diam. Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000 Notes: A similar dish of slightly smaller size (31.4 cm.) is illustrated by Rosemary Scott in Elegant Form and Harmonious Decoration, Percival David... [Lire la suite]
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/
02 décembre 2009

A superb ming-style blue and white vase, meiping. Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

A superb ming-style blue and white vase, meiping. Yongzheng period (1723-1735).  Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Delicately potted and of unusually small size, the tapering body exquisitely painted in cobalt of rich blue tone to simulate 'heaping and piling' with eight detached fruiting branches and vines, including peach, melon, persimmon, cherry, grape, pomegranate, lychee and longan, above a band of interlocking upright lappets formed by ruyi and trefoil scrolls, the broad shoulders with a further collar of lappets with... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2009

A collection of chinese monochromes, Qianlong, Yongzheng, Daoguang & Qing dynasty @ Christie's Hong Kong on december 2009

A fine and extremely rare 'black' teadust glazed vase. Qianlong incised six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Of archaic bronze form, the ovoid body flanked by a pair of ribbed 'C'-shaped handles surmounted by ruyi heads, between a pair of raised flanges at the shoulder, the flared neck and splayed foot each encircled with four further relief moulded flanges, covered overall in an even lush unctuous glaze of deep, moss-green tone - 13 in. (32.5 cm.) high, stand, three Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2009

Five copper-red and underglaze blue decorated porcelains @ Nagel

A large copper-red and underglaze blue decorated porcelain meiping, China, 19th century Good condition - H. 52 cm - Est. 8 000,00 € Property from an European private collection Ref. Cf. Christie's New York, 19.3.2008, Lot 609 A fine painted copper-red and underglaze blue porcelain vase, China, 18th/19th century Good condition - H. 30 cm - Est. 6 000,00 € Property from a German castle collection A blue and white and copper red porcelain jardinière, China, Kangxi period Very minor wear, good... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2009

A blue and white clobbered meiping, Wanli (1573-1619)

A blue and white clobbered meiping, Wanli (1573-1619) the central band of the body painted with pagodas and foliage in a mountainous landscape, above a panel of stylised rockwork jutting out from high foaming waves, the shoulder with cartouches of floral sprays on a hatchwork ground, embellished overall in heavy coloured enamels and gilt -- 17¼in. (43.8cm.) high. Est. £2,000 - £3,000 Christie's. Chinese Works of Art. 10 September 2009. London, South Kensington. Christie’s Images Ltd. 2009 www.christies.com
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18 juillet 2009

Masterpieces du Museo Museo Nazionale della Ceramica “Duca di Martina” (Napoli)

Vaso “meiping” a forma di fenice. Cina, fine dinastia Yuang-inizia dinastia Ming. Seconda metà Sec. XIV, porcellana, 54,5 cm. Collezione Duca di Martina. Inv. 3525. Museo Nazionale della Ceramica “Duca di Martina” (Napoli) Le couvercle représentant une tête de phénix n'est pas chinois. Certains chercheurs pensent que c'est vietnamien, mais je n'y crois pas. Je pencherais plus pour un travail persan ou européen plus tardif puisque c'est de la porcelaine. Immortale taoista su qilin, Cina, dinastia Qing, era Kangxi,... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2009

Top des enchères : Vase meiping, Chine, période Yuan, 8 juin 2009

41 611 € frais compris.  Chine, période Yuan (1271-1368), vase meiping en porcelaine blanche à décor en bleu sous couverte, restaurations anciennes avec agrafes, h. 37 cm. Lundi 8 juin, Espace Tajan. Tajan SVV. Mme Papillon d’Alton, M. Ansas.
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21 juin 2009

Seven blue and white porcelains, 18th Century

A group of blue and white export porcelain containers with silver fittings. 18th Century The first, a bottle decorated with 'One Hundred Antiques', silver collar and elaborate finial; the second, a rectangular-sectioned tea caddy with canted corners, floral spray decoration, silver collar and cover; the third, a square-sectioned jar with a floral spray and dense leaf panel on each flat side, leaf mark on the recessed base and removable silver collar around the cylindrical neck. 9 to 5 in (23 to 12.5cm) high. Estimate:... [Lire la suite]