06 février 2010

Portrait of Wang Huan & Portrait of Feng Ping, ca 1506. Northern Song, mid-11th century @ Freer Gallery of Ar

無名氏, 王渙像, 北宋. Anonymous, Portrait of Wang Huan, ca 1506. Northern Song, mid-11th century. Inv. F1948.10. Freer Gallery of Art Album leaf; ink and color on silk, 41.7 x 31.7 cm (16-7/16 x 12-1/2 in). For documenation, http://www.asia.si.edu/SongYuan/F1948.10/F1948-10.Documentation.pdf 無名氏, 馮平像, 北宋. Anonymous, Portrait of Feng Ping, ca 1506. Northern Song, mid-11th century. Inv. F1948.11. Freer Gallery of Art Album leaf; ink and color on silk, 42.4 x 32.6 cm (16-11/16 x 12-13/16 in) For documenation,... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2009

A rare large carved Dingyao bowl & A Longquan celadon tripod censer. Song Dynasty

A rare large carved Dingyao bowl. Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) The wide flaring sides rising from a narrow tapered foot to a foliate rim, the interior carved with a lotus blossom borne on a leafy scrolling branch, the metal-bound rim notched to conform to the lobed sides, evenly covered overall with an ivory-white glaze, 8 3/4 in. (22.1 cm.) diam., box - Price Realized HK$1,220,000 ($158,169) 宋 定窰白釉刻蓮花花口盌 Provenance: A Japanese private collection Literature: Souno Toji, Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Japan, 1979, no.... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2009

Chinese ceramics sold @ Bonhams, 5 november 2009

A rare brown-glazed shallow circular flask, Xixia Dynasty Of compressed globular shape, the top all under a thick lustrous dark brown glaze pooling around four short loop handles set at the compass points at the outside edge, a flanged short neck aperture at one side, the centre incised through the glaze to the oatmeal biscuit with a single large calligraphic spray of leafy lotus, the underside partially under a thinner paler brown glaze wash. 27.5cm (10¾in) wide. - Sold for £8,400 Note: The dating of this lot is... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2009

Six ceramics from Northern Song to Ming dynasty sold @ Sotheby's London

A small 'jun' bowl. Northern Song dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's the rounded sides rising steeply from a splayed foot to a slightly incurved rim, all under a pale bluish-grey glaze thinning to a grey-brown colour around the rim and stopping unevenly above the foot - 8.8cm., 3 3/8 in. Est. 18,000—25,000 GBP - Sold 39,650 GBP PROVENANCE: A Japanese Private Collection. A 'yaozhou' pale-glazed tripod censer. Jin dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's the boldly potted rounded body supported by three animal-form feet... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2009

Northern Song dynasty, Emperor Huizong, Zheng He tongbao 政和通寳 (1111-1118)

Northern Song dynasty, Emperor Huizong, Zheng He tongbao 政和通寳 (1111-1118) 2 Cash Iron 32mm - Sold 14.17 USD (environ 9.44 €) by wattwat Northern Song dynasty, Emperor Huizong, Zheng He tongbao 政和通寳 (1111-1118) 2 Cash Iron 32mm - Sold 14.38 USD (environ 9.58 €) by wattwat Note: Les monnaies de fer étaient fondues pour circuler dans les provinces occidentales de l'empire, Sichuan et Shaanxi. (www.transiart.com) Zheng He tongbao 政和通寳, en caractères des tribunaux, lishu. Revers vide. Monnaie de valeur 2. Fer,... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2009

Northern Song dynasty, Jia You yuanbao 嘉祐元寳 (1056-1063)

Northern Song dynasty, Jia You yuanbao 嘉祐元寳 (1056-1063) Bought today 8.02 USD (environ 5.34 €) to wattwat Note: Jia You est le neuvième et dernier nianhao de l'empereur Renzong 仁宗. Durant cette période, on a émis des petites monnaies en bronze de valeur 1 et des petites et des grandes monnaies de fer. La lecture des monnaies de bronze se fait en cercle (haut, droite, bas et gauche). Les styles utilisés sont le kaishu (régulier) et le zhuanshu (sigillaire). (www.transiart.com)
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20 octobre 2009

Jing You Yuan Bao

Jing You Yuan Bao 1-cash seal script, recessed characters, lovely XF Initially cast in 1034 AD of Northern Song Dynasty. some strokes of the characters are recessed, Chinese name 隐起文. 25.1mm, 3.52g, lovely XF - Bought today @ dong_hua_zhai
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20 octobre 2009

4 pairs Zhi ping Yuan Bao / Tong Bao matched coins, VF

4 pairs Zhi ping Yuan Bao / Tong Bao matched coins, VF Seal script versus regular script matched coins. Cast in Zhi Ping period of Northern Song Dynasty (960 AD - 1127 AD). Average 24mm, VF - Bought today @ dong_hua_zhai  1/ Zhi Ping yuan bao c/wise. Seal script. Large characters – Harthill 16.156 2/ Zhi Ping yuan bao c/wise. Seal script. Feet of bao spread – Harthill 16.158 3/ Zhi Ping tong bao. Seal script.Round bao. Ping 2 stroke at the top – Harthill 16.165 4/ Zhi Ping tong bao. Seal script. Ping with... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2009

Huang Song Tong Bao (1038-1040)

Huang Song Tong Bao (1038-1040) Huang Song Tong Bao 1-cash seal script; long TONG variety, large center hole. 24.83mm/3.99g lovely XF - Bought today @ dong_hua_zhai Note: Durant la période Bao Yuan 寳元 (1038-1040), le quatrième nianhao de l'empereur Renzong 仁宗, on ne fondit pas de monnaies avec le nianhao, dans la mesute où l'inscription aurait été Bao Yuan yuanbao, c'est-à-dite que l'inscription purement monétaire yuanbao aurait été l'inverse du nianhao, et cela aurait pu être compris comme un mauvais présage. On a donc... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2009

Zheng He Tong Bao 1-cash in regular script

Zheng He Tong Bao 1-cash Regular script large character Zheng He Tong Bao 1-cash in regular script. Zheng He Tong Bao 1-cash in regular script (楷书). Large character variety, Chinese name Da Zi (大字). Cast under rule of emperor Hui Zong of Northern Song dynasty from AD1111 - 23.8mm /2.10g. Bought today @ dong_hua_zhai
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