12 mars 2011

Exceptionnelle et rarissime peinture impériale chinoise"La grande Revue", règne de Qianlong (1736-1795)

                                                                    Peinture impériale Qing : « La Grande Revue », IV « Manœuvres ». photo courtesy MARC LABARBE Rouleau horizontal en encre et couleurs sur soie, dû à plusieurs peintres de la Cour. .  Ce rouleau horizontal en encre et couleurs sur soie,... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2011

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art to Be Offered at Sotheby's in New York

An Important Imperial Nian Rebellion Battle Painting 'Siege Of Pingyu', from a set of eighteen paintings commemorating the campaign of the victories over the Nian, 1853-1868, by Qingkuang et al. Qing Dynasty, Guangxu Period, ink and colour on paper, framed and under glass, 122 x 54 in., 309.9 x 137.1 cm. Est. $800,000 - 1,200,000. NEW YORK, N.Y.- On 23 March 2011 Sotheby’s Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale will offer superb examples of Chinese painting, jades, furniture, ceramics and other works of art. The 200 lot sale... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2011

Chinese Imperial Painted Wood Plaque. Qing Dynasty, 1710.

Chinese Imperial Painted Wood Plaque. Qing Dynasty, 1710.  photo courtesy Doyle New York Of rectangular form, worked with red lettering reading 'Presented to the 7th Civil Rank Official, serving at Jingde County...presented by scholar regional leader Lu Youge, Qing Dynasty, 1710' on a black ground. Height 34 inches, width 8 feet 3/4 inch.  Estimate $6,000-8,000 This item presented for the 80th birthday celebration of the scholar who is a 7th civil rank official, Jingde County is in Anhui province under the... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2011

Famille rose peach box and cover, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period

HONG KONG.- A Famille rose peach box and cover, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period is seen during a Sothebys press preview in Hong Kong, China 25 February 2011. The peach box is expected to fetch in excess of 40 to 60 million Hong Kong dollars or 5.1 to 7.7 million US dollars as a part of total 80 lots estimated at over 710 million Hong Kong dollars or 91 million US dollars of the Meiyintang Collection of fine porcelain sale at Sothebys in Hong Kong, China on 07 April 2011. EPA/YM YIK.
11 février 2011

Sotheby's to Offer a Selection of Magnificent Imperial Porcelain from 'The Meiyintang Collection'

A supreme highlight is a Falangcai (‘foreign colour’) vase with golden pheasants, Qing Dynasty, AD 1736-95, expected to sell in excess of HK$180 million/ US$23 million / £14 million. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’'s announced that it will offer in Hong Kong on the 7th April 2011 selections from one of the grandest collections of Chinese Art formed in the last century, The Meiyintang Collection. Assembled over a period of more than 50 years, The Meiyintang Collection is world-renowned for having brought together... [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

A superb pair of chinese porcelain `famille-rose` baluster jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-35).

A superb pair of chinese porcelain `famille-rose` baluster jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-35). Courtesy Gibson Antiques each finely painted with a continous landscape scene, with an Emperor looking admiringly from his terrace at beautiful maidens collecting lotus flowers on a lake. Height 60cm - Price on request. Provenance: Swiss private collection Gibson Antiques. 7 GEORGIAN HOUSE, 10 BURY STREET, ST JAME'S, LONDON, SW1Y 2AA. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: TEL: 0044 (0) 7831 645468
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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16 janvier 2011

"The Orchid in Chinese Painting" & "Orchids: A View from the East"

Detail of orchids in a planter, from Portrait of Yinli, Prince Guo (1697-1738). China, Qing dynasty, 1731 Purchase—Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery S1991.95 Coinciding with the National Museum of Natural History's annual orchid show, the Sackler will present twenty works related to orchids in Chinese painting, ranging in date from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century. The cymbidium orchid (Chinese: lan) has been cultivated in China for... [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]