04 juillet 2011

Cleveland Museum of Art Acquires Rare 13th Century Chinese Carved Lacquer Box

Round box with decoration of two birds and peonies, China, late Southern Song to early Yuan dynasty, late 13th century. Carved lacquer;d: 40 cm x h: 20 cm. CLEVELAND, OH.- A late 13th-century Chinese carved lacquer box, one of the most significant and exquisite examples of its type, has been approved by the Collections Committee of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Board of Trustees. The Chinese lacquer box further enhances the museum’s renowned Asian art collection, as the museum moves toward the completion of its transformational... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2011

Cizhou-type vessels & Longquan Celadon. Southern Song /Yuan Dynasty (12th-14th century),

A Chinese cizhou-type brown-painted ovoid jar,  Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 12¼in. (31cm.) high. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500- Price Realized  $6,250 Provenance: Warren E. Cox & Assoc., New York, prior to 1978. Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Notes: The result of Oxford thermoluminescence test no. 466d5 is consistent with the dating of this lot. Two Chinese cizhou-type vessels, Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 comprising a brown-glazed resist decorated... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2011

A very rare blue and white octagonal pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping. Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A very rare blue and white octagonal pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping. Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Moulded in three horizontal registers with lotus-shaped panels around the base enclosing eight precious objects, babao, the lozenge shaped panels around the body enclosing lotus and peony sprays and bouquets alternating with trellis patterns and lotus sprays emerging from waves, the shoulder with three panels depicting the friends of winter, pine, prunus and bamboo beneath a keyfret band and upright... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2011

A very rare underglaze-blue moulded 'dragon' stemcup, gaozu wan. Yuan-early Ming dynasty, late 14th century

A very rare underglaze-blue moulded 'dragon' stemcup, gaozu wan. Yuan-early Ming dynasty, late 14th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The upright sides fluidly and expertly painted in vibrant tones of purplish underglaze-blue with a three-clawed dragon purposefully striding in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' between single line borders in a contrasting blue of paler tone, and on the interior with a narrow band of classic scroll at the everted rim and an eight-petalled floret to the centre, the well decorated in crisp slip... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2011

Song dynasty's Junyao type vase, Yingqing vase, proto-porcelain jug & Longquanyao celadon @ Czerny's

Small junyao type vase,  Fang Hu shaped. Song -Ming dynasty, 13th Century. Photo Czerny's Beautiful shape, entirely covered with thick, dark blue, dotted enamel showing, at the borders, the brown proto-porcelain typical of this period.  Excellent conditions. high 10,6 cm. Estimate 2800.00 | 3500.00 € An important Yingqing vase. Song dynasty, 13th Century. Photo Czerny's Slender, elegant shape, with two small handles depicting spirals, at the neck and the shoulder are three rows of spherical pearls. Relieved... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2011

Blue and White 'Lotus' Guan Jar, 'Dragon' bottle vase & Qingbai Ewer and Cover. Yuan Dynasty

A rare large Blue and White 'Lotus' Guan Jar. Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasties. Photo Sotheby's robustly potted in ovoid form with a short splayed neck set with a slightly everted rim flange, boldly painted in a dark, greyish cobalt blue with a broad stylised lotus scroll around the centre, with six large blooms alternating in full view and in profile among dense scrolling foliage and attendant buds, set between pendent and upright petal lappets draping the shoulder and skirting the waist, the shoulder lappets containing Buddhist and... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2011

Purple-Splashed 'Jun' bowls & dish, Yuan dynasty

A Purple-Splashed 'Jun' Bowl, Yuan dynasty. photo Sotheby's the wide flaring sides rising to a slightly inverted rim, covered in a milky blue glaze thinning to a tan-gray at the rim, with purple and crimson splashes on the interior; diameter 8 3/8 in., 21.3 cm. Estimate 3,000—5,000 USD. Lot Sold 25,000 USD A large Purple-Splashed 'Jun' dish, Yuan dynasty. photo Sotheby's the wide shallow dish resting on a slightly flared foot, applied overall with a pale blue glaze thinning to a paler tone at the rim, with a purple... [Lire la suite]
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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]
29 janvier 2011

A Cizhou-type russet-striped black-glazed bowl. Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368), 14th Century.

A Cizhou-type russet-striped black-glazed bowl. Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368), 14th Century. Courtesy Priestley & Ferraro Diameter: 17.6cm, 6 7/8in. Height: 7.2cm, 2 7/8in. - Condition : Good condition - Price : On Request The bowl has broad rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, supported on a low splayed foot with knife-pared footrim. The interior of the bowl is applied with a deep glossy black glaze decorated with a double register of radiating russet streaks. The black glaze also covers the upper part of the... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2011

Waterpot in the form of a large open lotus-leaf with curled edge, Yuan dynasty, circa 1300.

Waterpot in the form of a large open lotus-leaf with curled edge, Yuan dynasty, circa 1300. photo Marchantand further branches of lotus leaves, arrow head, flower and bud tied to form the handle, supporting another lotus leaf, which could act as a shallow brushwasher, three of the branches and the brown lotus leaf on the underside forming a footrim, the stone white with brown, russet and natural markings. 7/8 inches, 14.9cm long, 2 ¼ inches, 5.8cm high. Price on application Formerly in a private English collection,... [Lire la suite]
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