13 novembre 2010

Imperial yellow bowl, saucer dish & dish. Zhengde mark and period

A fine Imperial yellow bowl. Zhengde mark and period. photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from an inclined foot to a flared rim, covered overall with an even deep yellow glaze, the base with a transparent glaze of bluish tinge; 18.2cm, 7 1/8 in. Estimate 60,000—80,000 GBP. Lot Sold 79,250 GBP PROVENANCE; Collection of Thomas English Cody (1889-1948), the great nephew of 'Buffalo Bill' Cody. NOTE: A closely related example in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, is published in the Monochrome Ware of the Ming... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2010

Mughal jade Candlestick, Archer's Ring, Bowl & Dish. India, 18th Century

An unusual Mughal jade Candlestick. Northern India, 18th Century. © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd of mid greyish-green mottled jade, made in three sections, the ribbed cylindrical body with a rib of chevron motif above and below, on a slightly flaring foot, with sloping shoulder, the truncated neck with horizontal rib, delicately carved in low relief with acanthus leaves; 18 cm. high - Sold for £9,600 Note: The unusual form of object in jade can be attributed to a Muslim craftsmen probably working in Norther India in the 18th... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2010

Selection of Ottoman Turkey,Iznik and Kutahya pottery @ Christie's

An Iznik pottery tile panel, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Composed of twelve square tiles, the surface decorated in cobalt- blue, turquoise, green, brown and bole red with an overall design of columns of alternating circular and ogival medallions each outlined in red, the circular medallions containing a design of tulips and carnations issuing from a central rosette reserved against blue ground and the ogival medallions with a central tulip flanked by hyacinth sprays, dividing by branches bearing... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2010

Two dishes. China, Jiangxi Province; Ming period (1368-1644), Xuande era, 1426 - 1435

Dish. China, Jiangxi Province; Ming period (1368-1644), Xuande era, 1426 - 1435 Porcelain painted with underglaze cobalt blue (Jingdezhen ware). H. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); D. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm). Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of Asian Art. Inv. 1979.165. The Asia Society New York The designs on this Xuande-era dish, consisting of a single, large floral spray in the center of the interior and four different floral sprays along the interior rim, are painted in underglaze cobalt blue. Crepe myrtle is painted in the... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2009

Vietnamese ceramics in the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Basin, Vietnam, 15th - 16th century. Artist/maker unknown, Vietnamese. Glazed porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue floral decoration, 3 3/8 x 14 7/8 inches (8.6 x 37.8 cm) 1966-218-1. Gift of Clayton B. Wentworth, 1966. Philadelpjia Museum of Art © 2009 Philadelphia Museum of Art. Basin, Vietnam, 17th - 18th century, Artist/maker unknown, Vietnamese, Stoneware; underglaze blue and white, 3 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches (8.9 x 37.5 cm) 1966-218-2. Gift of Clayton B. Wentworth, 1966.  Philadelpjia Museum of Art © 2009... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2009

Five Chinese pieces from Ming Dynasty @ Bonhams, San Francisco

A large blue and white porcelain jar (guan) with associated cover. Ming Dynasty, Circa 1500 Thickly potted and painted with cloud clusters to the waisted neck, a band of lotus-filled lappets at the shoulder and babao combined with leafy scrolls around the lower body, the slightly recessed base unglazed, the associated cover also displaying the lotus-filled lappet band rendered in darker cobalt pigment. 15in (38cm) height overall - Estimate: $2,500 - 4,000 A Longquan celadon jar (guan) and associated cover. Ming Dynasty ... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2009

FourJapanese Blue and White porcelains, Arita 17th Century, Imari 18th Century and Meiji Period

A massive Arita porcelain dish. Late 17th Century Imitating Chinese prototypes with a flower, bird and rock central medallion filling the shallow well, its wide rim flange surrounded by alternating reserves of auspicious Daoist symbols on a karakusa ground and panels of peonies with dianthus, the reverse undecorated and the recessed base displaying five spur marks. 22 3/4in (57.5cm) high. Estimate: $2,500 - 4,000 An Arita porcelain jar. Late 17th Century Of ovoid form, decorated in underglaze blue with two... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2009

Four famille verte porcelains, Kangxi @ Bonhams

A famille verte enameled porcelain square dish. Kangxi Finished with a barbed edge to the canted corners and walls finished with alternating diaper bands and ribboned auspicious symbols that surround a beauty seated at a table to the front of a screen in an edited garden view filling the floor of the well.. 7 1/2in (19cm) wide. Estimate: $1,500 - 2,000 A famille verte porcelain dish with landscape reserves. Kangxi The floor of its curving well centered with a square landscape reserve surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2009

A large blue and white 'Kraak' porcelain dish. Late Ming Dynasty

A large blue and white 'Kraak' porcelain dish. Late Ming Dynasty The wide, canted flange rim and cavetto to the shallow well painted with panels of stylized peach branches separated by Daoist symbols surrounding ducks and a lotus pond centering the broad floor, the exterior decorated with simplified reserves.. 19 1/4in (49cm) diameter. Estimate: $2,500 - 4,000 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 29 Jun 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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18 juin 2009

A chinese blue and white dish. Yongzheng mark and of the period (1723-1735)

A chinese blue and white dish. Yongzheng mark and of the period (1723-1735) Painted with chrysanthemum roundels and scrolling foliage. 7¾ in. (19.8 cm.) diam. Estimate £600- £800 - Price Realized £2 125. Christie's. Le Grand Goût- A Private European Collection. 17 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com