06 mai 2009

A blue-black glazed cizhou ware pottery meiping, China, Ming dynasty

A blue-black glazed cizhou ware pottery meiping, China, Ming dynasty Small chip to rim, few small glaze chips. H. 27,2 cm. Est. 8 000 EUR Provenance: Former property from the collection of the St. Louis Art Museum Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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03 mai 2009

A large celadon-glazed porcelain charger, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century

A large celadon-glazed porcelain charger, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century Minor wear to glaze. D. 45 cm. Est. 5000 EUR Provenance: Property from an European private collection Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
03 mai 2009

A fine engraved celadon-glazed bowl, China, Ming dynasty, 15th ct

A fine engraved celadon-glazed bowl, China, Ming dynasty, 15th ct Very small restored chip to rim. D. 18,4 cm. Est. 1200 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
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03 mai 2009

A Ming four-tiered red lacquer box and cover. 15th/16th century

A Ming four-tiered red lacquer box and cover. 15th/16th century Carved on the cover with a Scholar, holding a sceptre, and a young acolyte standing beside a pavilion; the exterior of each tier carved with floral designs (some restoration). 13cm (5in) high. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000 Footnote: For a similar Ming box from this genre, see Lot 112 from Christie's 27 November 1967 sale of 'A Celebrated Oriental Collection'. The Christie's example was of very similar dimensions, and was also decorated with a Scholar and two... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2009

A polychrome octagonal dish, Tianqi/early Chongzhen, Ming dynasty, 17th century

A polychrome octagonal dish, Tianqi/early Chongzhen, Ming dynasty, 17th century Painted with a lone fisherman seated on a river bank with rod and basket beneath a pine tree, the rim with a brown wash, the base with a four-character seal mark reading tian xia tai ping (universal peace) within a double square. 20cm (8in) wide. Estimate: £1,000 - 1,500 Provenance: purchased from S. Marchant & Son, London, labelThe Jarras Collection, EnglandNote: A similar dish from the Peony Pavilion Collection was sold at Christie's... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2009

A large longquan celadon 'dragon' dish. Ming dynasty, 15th century

A large longquan celadon 'dragon' dish. Ming dynasty, 15th century the interior carved to the centre with a writhing five-claw dragon amongst cloud scrolls, with a wide band of scrolling lotus to the well, Japanese wood box. 40.5cm., 15 7/8 in. Est. 8,000—12,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London.  www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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13 avril 2009

Blue & White Bottle Vase with Original Lid. China. Wanli period, Ming Dynasty

Blue & White Bottle Vase with Original Lid. China. Wanli period, Ming Dynasty 13 1/2" in height. Original condition no restoration. Full Provenance, held privately since 1952. Black Pearl Antiques and Fine Arts, LLC. Email: Blackpearlantiques@sbcglobal.net (all text & images © Black Pearl Antiques and Fine Arts, LLC)
12 avril 2009

Cloisonné Censer. China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Cloisonné Censer. China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) cloisonne enamel. Diameter: 4 ¾ inches. Price On Request Note: Of cylindrical everted form, the censer has two gilt medallions applied to either side and rests on three gilt metal cabriole legs with pad feet. Decorated with six stylized florets of white, red, blue and green enamels around the exterior and with six smaller similar blooms encircling the inside rim all amidst scrolling leaves. The base with a central green floret. Berwald Oriental Art. New York. Email:... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2009

“Treasures through Six Generations: Chinese Painting and Calligraphy from the Weng Collection” @ The Huntington Library

Xiang Yuanbian, 1525-1590, China, Ming dynasty, Landscape after a Poem by Ji Kang, undated. Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, 40 7/10 x 19 1/5 inches. Wan-go H.C. Weng Collection. © The Huntington. SAN MARINO, CA.- The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens highlights one of the greatest private collections of Chinese art in the nation with the presentation of “Treasures through Six Generations: Chinese Painting and Calligraphy from the Weng Collection,” on view April 11–July 12, 2009, in the Mary Lou... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2009

A fine carved rhinoceros libation cup. Ming dynasty, 17th century

A fine carved rhinoceros libation cup. Ming dynasty, 17th century the high-polished auburn coloured horn carved in high-relief with Shoulao riding a crane set below the overhanging lip, hovering above a recumbent deer, flanked on the sides by the Eight Daoist Immortals standing on rocky outcrops, set amidst mountains and clouds, the back carved with a gnarled pine tree, the interior rim set with a bough of peaches at one end, stand. 17 cm., 6 3/4 in. Estimate 900,000—1,200,000 HKD NOTE: A slightly larger rhinoceros horn... [Lire la suite]