23 mai 2009

A rare blue and white ewer. Ming dynasty, early 16th century

A rare blue and white ewer. Ming dynasty, early 16th century of Islamic metalware form, the lobed octagonal globular body rising from a short straight foot to a short flaring neck with everted straight rim, set to one side with an elegant S-shaped spout secured by an S-shaped strut and to the other with a strap handle, painted to each lobe with composite leafy flower sprays below a cloud collar and stiff leaf band at the neck , the base with apocryphal Xuande mark. 16cm., 6 1/4 in. Est. 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,000 GBP ... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2009

A blue and white ewer. Transitional period

A blue and white ewer. Transitional period of European shape painted in deep blue with a scholar accompanied by attendants in a garden scene, the neck with stylised tulip blooms flanked by a loop handle, Japanese wood box. 22cm., 8 5/8 in. Est. 2,000—3,000 GBP. Lot Sold 2,500 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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03 mai 2009

A rare famille rose Tibetan-style ewer, penba hu. Iron-red Jiaqing seal mark and of the period

A rare famille rose Tibetan-style ewer, penba hu. Iron-red Jiaqing seal mark and of the period The globular body rising from a high spreading foot ring, surmounted by an elaborately knopped neck below a thick disc-shaped mouth curving inwards towards a narrow opening, the applied s-shaped spout issuing from the gaping jaws of a moulded makara head, all painted with the bajixiang (Eight Buddhist Emblems) in famille rose, interspersed by leafy lotus flowers and scrolling and intertwining tendrils, framed by lotus... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2009

A chinese marbelized ceramic pouring vessel and two hu-form vases, Song Yuan dynasty

A chinese marbelized ceramic pouring vessel and two hu-form vases, Song Yuan dynasty The ewer 10½in. (26.7cm.) high (3) Estimate $2,500 - $3,500 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd
20 mars 2009

A blue and white porcelain ewer from the 'San Diego' Cargo. Circa 1600

A blue and white porcelain ewer from the 'San Diego' Cargo. Circa 1600 Of pear form with graceful curving spout and handle, painted with bands of stiff leaves, clouds, scepter heads and a large-scale classic lotus flower and leaf scroll pattern that repeats on the spout (marine adhesions to the base). 10 3/4in (27.5cm) high - Estimate: $800 - 1,200 Provenance: the 'San Diego' Cargo, excavated off the coast of the Philippines in 1991, named after the Spanish galleon attacked and sunk by the by the Dutch ship 'Mauritius' in 1600.... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2009

A Changsha glazed pottery ewer. Tang Dynasty

A Changsha glazed pottery ewer. Tang Dynasty Of melon form with faceted spout opposing the strap handle to either side of its short neck finished with a flared rim, the ivory colored glaze covering the exterior accented with vertical drips of blue and dark amber (handle repaired, glaze degraded). 4 3/4in (12cm) high - Estimate: $500 - 700 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 23 Mar 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.cvom (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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02 mars 2009

A Rare White-Glazed Incised Ewer, Wanli mark and period

A Rare White-Glazed Incised Ewer, Wanli mark and period supported on a low tapered foot, the pear-shaped body rising to a columnar neck flaring to an upright lip, molded on two sides with a tear-shaped panel enclosing an incised dragon, the remainder of the body incised with floral sprays and scrolling tendrils, with upright plantain lappets at the neck, the spout and handle rising elegantly from the body, the glaze of a lustrous white color, a six-character Wanli mark incised on the base. height 7 7/8 in., 20 cm. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2009

'Yue' Ewer, Five Dynasties Or Early Northern Song Dynasty

A 'Yue' Ewer, Five Dynasties Or Early Northern Song Dynasty the melon-shaped body vertically delineated by double ribs to create six shallow lobes, the long waisted neck decorated with three incised lines at the bottom, flanked by two small loop handles, the curved spout set antipodal from the ribbed handle, culminating in the lipped rim, all supported on a short slightly flared foot, applied overall in a thin light-green glaze pooling to a deeper color in the recesses, Japanese wood box (2). height 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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