29 août 2010

Tang potery @ Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 16 - 17 September 2010

A blue-glazed pottery jar and cover. Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2010 Covered with a rich dark blue glaze that continues over the lipped rim and falls in an irregular line on the lower body to expose some of the white slip underlayer, the interior covered with a clear glaze wash, raised on a ring foot, the body of buff color, the domed cover similarly glazed; 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1984. Notes: The result of Oxford Authentication... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

A green, yellow and aubergine 'lion and phoenix' bowl, 17th century

A green, yellow and aubergine 'lion and phoenix' bowl, 17th century The interior finely and densely incised and painted in green and aubergine with a pair of phoenix amidst scrolling lotus flowers and tendrils, the exterior similarly decorated with three Buddhist lions, all against a rich yellow ground. 14.8cm (5¾in) diam. Sold for £5,400 Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer. Probably Palmer Inventory no.395, where it is stated that a 'Porcelain shallow bowl enamelled on the biscuit with phoenix and peony scrolls in green aubergine... [Lire la suite]
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