24 juin 2011

Sacrificial Red (Jihong) Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei). 清代 Qing Dynasty, 乾隆, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Sacrificial Red (Jihong) Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei).  清代 Qing Dynasty, 乾隆  Qianlong Period (1736-1795 © 2000-2011 vermeer-griggs.com  A very rare stem cup (gaozu bei) with well potted flared sides raised on a tall conical stem foot, richly applied inside and out with a dark red, bubble suffused, orange peel  jihong glaze, also referred to as fresh red imitating Ming sacrificial red, xianhong. The Qing jihong glaze is thinner than the Ming xianhong glaze and the formulation is different but the... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2011

Tang dynasty parcel-gilt silver, silver and gilt-bronze @ Christie's London

A magnificent rare parcel-gilt silver lobed bowl and cover. Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo Christies 2011 Ltd The bowl divided into five lobes by raised ridges, each lobe superbly engraved and gilt with floral and fruit clusters amidst luscious foliage, the interior with a central medallion enclosing large blooms and fruit surrounded by feathery leaves, the gently everted rim engraved and gilt with a band of overlapping petals, the exterior mirroring the decoration to the interior, the gently domed cover with a central medallion... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2011

Sacrificial Red (Jihong), Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei). Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795

Sacrificial Red (Jihong), Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei). Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Courtesy Vermeer & Griggs very rare stem cup (gaozu bei) with well potted flared sides raised on a tall conical stem foot, richly applied inside and out with a dark red, bubble suffused, orange peel  jihong glaze, also referred to as fresh red imitating Ming sacrificial red, xianhong. The Qing jihong glaze is thinner than the Ming xianhong glaze and the formulation is different but the results are very... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2010

Yuan Porcelains @ "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum New York

Plate with Peonies and Waves in Reverse Pattern, 14th century, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue decoration (Jingdezhen ware); H. 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm), Diam. 17 13/16 in. (45.3 cm). Lent by The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka The Yuan dynasty was one of the most innovative periods in the decorative arts of China. The native arts of pottery and lacquer were transformed by the coming together of artistic traditions from the north and the south, while craftsmen brought into China from other... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2010

Eskenazi to Bring Chinese Treasures to New York

Parcel-gilt Silver Melon-shaped Box and Cover, Tang period, 618-907. Height: 8.0 cm. NEW YORK, NY.- Rare and luxurious articles made for emperors, courtiers and scholars are the focus of the fifteenth annual New York exhibition staged by London gallery Eskenazi Ltd, one of the world’s leading dealers in Asian art. Early Chinese Metalwork in Gold and Silver and Works of Art of the Ming and Qing Dynasties will take place at the Ukrainian Institute, 2 East 79th Street , New York , from Tuesday 15 to Saturday 26 March 2011. The... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2010

A blue and white stem cup.Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

A blue and white stem cup.Jiajing six-character mark and of the period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Typically painted around the exterior beneath a turned-over rim with two five-clawed dragons, their backs incised with simulated scales, striding in mutual pursuit of a flaming pearl trailing a long fire scroll, above scattered cloud coils and a band of cloud-collar lappets, the interior with a central roundel of a full-faced five-clawed dragon, the mark written in blue within the hollow foot; 10.5cm (4¼in) high. Sold for... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2010

The Stenbeck Collection of Ming, Transitional & Kangxi Porcelain @ Bonhams

A fine blue and white sleeve vase. Circa 1640 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd During the early/mid seventeenth century in China, for some fifty years the absence of Imperial patronage meant non-Imperial kilns played a leading role in ceramic production. This resulted in one of the most dynamic and fascinating periods in China's porcelain history. The withdrawal from Jingdezhen's potters of Court patronage led to a dramatic diversity of production, as the kilns turned their attention to selling both into the non-Imperial domestic... [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]
23 août 2009

Two white-glazed anhua-decorated stem cups. Yuan/Ming dynasty, 14th-16th century

Two white-glazed anhua-decorated stem cups. Yuan/Ming dynasty, 14th-16th century. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 The smaller with deep rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, and decorated in relief on the interior with a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl amidst clouds, all under a blue-tinted white glaze; the larger with broad bowl, the interior decorated in relief with the bajixiang (Eight Buddhist Emblems) below the rim, all under a white glaze. 4 3/8 and 5 7/8 in. (11.2 and 15 cm.) diam. (2) Est. $3,000 - $5,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2009

A group of four celadon-glazed vessels, Song- Ming dynasty (960-1644)

A group of four celadon-glazed vessels, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644) comprising a circular box and cover; a dish molded with two fish; and a stem cup with bracket- lobed rim; together with a greenish-white- glazed petal-lobed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). The dish molded with two fish, the largest, 5in. (12.3cm.) diameter (5) Estimate $1,500 - $2,000 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd