11 novembre 2010

A blue and white octagonal jar, Guan. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period

A blue and white octagonal jar, Guan. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period. Photo: Sotheby's painted in purplish cobalt-blue to each face with rectangular panels enclosing birds perched in fruiting and flowering branches, below a band of peony roundels on a diaper ground at the shoulder, with a wide band of lappets at the foot; 30.7cm.,12in. - Estimate 6,000—8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 26,250 GBP EXHIBITED: Oriental Ceramics Society (according to paper label). Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 10 Nov 10, London... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2010

Ming blue & white porcelains @ Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 11 May 2010. London

A blue and white 'Windswept' jar, guan. Ming dynasty, 15th century. photo Christie's Ltd 2010 Of baluster form, painted in underglaze blue in the 'windswept' style, with an official seated on the ground, with his horse resting nearby and accompanied by two young attendants, one carrying a qin, the other carrying his sword, another scene depicting an official in a pavilion in a riverscape, with an attendant bearing a vase, all below billowing clouds, with quatrefoil panels and lotus blossom sprays against a diaper ground on the... [Lire la suite]