26 mars 2014

Bowl, China, first quarter of 17th century, Ming Dynasty. "Blue and white" porcelain. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.

Bowl, China, first quarter of 17th century, Ming Dynasty. "Blue and white" porcelain. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.

26 mars 2014

Plate, China, early 15th century, Ming Dynasty

Plate, China, early 15th century, Ming Dynasty. "Blue and white" porcelain. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. Plate, China, Ming Dynasty, beginning of the 15th century, Porcelain with underglaze, decorated in cobalt blue.  H. 7 cm; Diam. 40.3 cm  Inv.° 2374. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. © 2013 Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Deep dish with rounded cavetto and flat rim painted in underglaze cobalt blue. In the centre, bordered by a double circle, a scrolling branch of peonies with two large... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2014

Female statuette, China, Ming dynasty. Gilt bronze. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.

Female statuette, China, Ming dynasty. Gilt bronze. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.
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26 mars 2014

Deep plates, China, 15th century, Ming dynasty. Stoneware grren glaze "Celadon". Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.

  Deep plate, China, 15th century, Ming dynasty. Stoneware grren glaze "Celadon". Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.   Deep plate, China, 15th century, Ming dynasty. Stoneware grren glaze "Celadon". Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.
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26 mars 2014

Stemcup, China, early 14th century, Yuan dynasty, "Qingbai" porcelain. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.

Stemcup, China early 14th century, Yuan dynasty, "Qingbai" porcelain. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. Detail. Stemcup, China, Yuan dynasty, beginning of the 14th century, Porcelain covered with blue glaze, Quin´bai. H. 10; Diam. Rim 9.5 cm. Inv.° 2372. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. © 2013 Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Bowl with double walls with four foliate panels where holy personages from the Taoist religion stand out in relief under bamboo leaves, framed by a fine rope of pearls that accentuates the lobed... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2014

Silk coats, Persia, 18th century (?), Safavid period

Silk coat, Persia, 18th century (?), Safavid period. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.
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26 mars 2014

Late 12th or early 13th century Kashan Fritware in Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.

Bowl, Persia, Kashan (?), Late 12th or early 13th century, Fritware, painted over and underglaze. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. Bowl, Persia, Kashan (?), Late 12th or early 13th century, Fritware, painted over and underglaze. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. Detail. Bowl, Persia, Kashan (?), Late 12th or early 13th century, Fritware, painted over and underglaze. H. 8 cm; Diam. 18 cm. Inv.° 935. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. © 2013 Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Footed bowl... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2014

Puzzle of Chinese imperial white jade 'hinge-fitting' puts Bonhams sale in the top bracket

An Imperial white jade archaistic 'hinge-fitting', Qianlong six-character fang gu mark and of the period. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- The precisely constructed elements of a white jade hinge-fitting made for the Qianlong Emperor (reign 1736-1795), might have served to remind him of his duty to be scrupulous and precise in his own rule. This beautiful object, estimated at £200,000 to £300,000, is one of the top items in Bonhams sale of Fine Chinese Art on May 15th in London.  Scholars still do not know the precise meaning of this... [Lire la suite]