24 juin 2011

Sacrificial Red (Jihong) Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei). 清代 Qing Dynasty, 乾隆, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Sacrificial Red (Jihong) Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei).  清代 Qing Dynasty, 乾隆  Qianlong Period (1736-1795 © 2000-2011 vermeer-griggs.com  A very rare stem cup (gaozu bei) with well potted flared sides raised on a tall conical stem foot, richly applied inside and out with a dark red, bubble suffused, orange peel  jihong glaze, also referred to as fresh red imitating Ming sacrificial red, xianhong. The Qing jihong glaze is thinner than the Ming xianhong glaze and the formulation is different but the... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2011

An inscribed Imperial Jade Boulder. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period.

An inscribed Imperial Jade Boulder. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period.  Photo Sotheby's well carved in varying layers of depth with a craggy mountainscape, the front depicting two scholars strolling in a rocky landscape amidst pine trees and below a five-column inscription finely incised in lishu (clerical script), a fast flowing waterfall tumbling over a precipice crossed by a small stone bridge leading to a small pavilion, the reverse carved with an immortal and his attendant walking towards a small thatched pavilion, followed... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2011

A finely carved Imperial Lapis Lazuli Hawk. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period.

A finely carved Imperial Lapis Lazuli Hawk. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Photo Sotheby's the bird with finely carved partially outstretched wings perched on a rocky ledge, his beak clenching a ribboned bi disc with head turned sharply to one side, the stone of an intense blue color with gold flecks, imperial stand; 8.6 cm., 3 3/8 in. Estimate 300,000—400,000 HKD. Lot Sold 524,000 HKD Sotheby's. Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 08 Apr 11, Hong Kong www.sothebys.com
18 mars 2011

Jorge Welsh Oriental Porcelain & Works of Art @ TEFAF Maastrich 2011

    Blue and White Jar, Ming dynasty ca. 1610-1630. © 2011 Jorge Welsh Oriental Porcelain and Works of Art Jorge Welsh, Oriental Porcelain & Works of Art will participate in the 24th annual TEFAF Maastricht Fair, in Maastricht, TheNetherlands, the most prestigious art and antiques fair in the world. Amongst an important collection of objects from Africa, India, China and Japan on display during the Fair, will be two particularly outstanding examples. The first is a blue and white porcelain jar that was... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2011

A good Chinese export porcelain `famille-rose` `hunting-subject` punch bowl. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-95)

A good Chinese export porcelain `famille-rose` `hunting-subject` punch bowl. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-95). Courtesy Gibson Antiques painted with two large landscape panels with hunting scenes, the interior with a large central roundel of a sportsman accompanied by hounds. Diameter 26.5cm. Price on request. Provenance: Court collection, Guernsey. Gibson Antiques. 7 GEORGIAN HOUSE, 10 BURY STREET, ST JAME'S, LONDON, SW1Y 2AA. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: TEL: 0044 (0) 7831 645468
29 janvier 2011

Pair of Famille Rose Jars with Covers. China, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Pair of Famille Rose Jars with Covers. China, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Courtesy Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art Height: 63 cm / 24.8 inches - Price on request Exhibited: Rijksmuseum 1936 Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art, Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. E-mail: info@vanderven-vanderven.com
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20 janvier 2011

Sacrificial Red (Jihong), Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei). Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795

Sacrificial Red (Jihong), Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei). Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Courtesy Vermeer & Griggs very rare stem cup (gaozu bei) with well potted flared sides raised on a tall conical stem foot, richly applied inside and out with a dark red, bubble suffused, orange peel  jihong glaze, also referred to as fresh red imitating Ming sacrificial red, xianhong. The Qing jihong glaze is thinner than the Ming xianhong glaze and the formulation is different but the results are very... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2011

Square Form Imperial Yellow Bowl. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795).

Square Form Imperial Yellow Bowl. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Courtesy Vermeer & Griggs An extremely rare imperial scrap bowl of square section with steep flaring sides rising to a lipped rim covered overall in a brilliant glossy egg yolk yellow glaze (huang you). Incised in the well of the bowl is a writhing dragon. On each of the curved sides are incised ferocious dragons in various twisted positions amongst flames and flaming pearls above turbulent waves. Centered on the white glazed... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2011

Underglaze copper-red & Iron-Red porcelains, Qing dynasty, 18th century, Qianlong period & Xianfeng mark and period

A rare underglaze copper-red 'phoenix' Meiping,  Qing dynasty, 18th century. photo Sotheby's the broad round-shouldered body rising from a recessed base to a narrow short neck with everted rolled rim, painted in rich red tones around the exterior with two large phoenix amidst leafy peony sprays, all between a lotus-lappet band at the base and a flower-filled lappet collar and stiff leaf band at the neck; 35.5cm., 14in. - Est. 25,000—35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 37,250 GBP PROVENANCE: A Private French Collection. NOTE:... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2011

Qianlong period & 18th century "Canton enamel"

A rare pair of "Canton enamel" candlesticks, 18th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 In Georgian silver style with columnar supports above square pedestal bases, all delicately enameled with scattered floral sprigs, the blooms lavender on grisaille leafy stems, between narrow borders in grisaille and blue enamel, inside the removable bobeche further blue borders; 12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 Notes: A very unusual form to find in Chinese enamel; other English silver shapes,... [Lire la suite]