09 octobre 2016

Porcelain water sprinkler with underglaze blue decoration, Ming dynasty, Zhentong-Jingtai period (1436-1457).

Porcelain water sprinkler with underglaze blue decoration, Ming dynasty, Zhentong-Jingtai period (1436-1457). Height: 15 cm. Bequeathed by Henry J Oppenheim (1436-1456). © Trustees of the British Museum. this 'min yao' water sprinkler has a long narrow tapering neck, a squat body and an inward-tapering foot. It is painted in underglaze blue with three lotus flowers on a continuous scroll around the body and above with three scrolling motifs below a band of three inverted plantain leaves. The base is unglazed. The... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2016

Porcelain water sprinkler with underglaze blue decoration, Ming dynasty, Zhentong-Jingtai period (1436-1457)

Porcelain water sprinkler with underglaze blue decoration, Ming dynasty, Zhentong-Jingtai period (1436-1457). Height: 17.5 cm. Bequeathed by Henry J Oppenheim (1947,0712.165). © Trustees of the British Museum. This water sprinkler has a long narrow tapering neck, a squat eight-lobed body and a straight foot. It is painted in bright blue tones beneath a yellowish glaze. Painted around the body are three lotus flowers on a continuous scroll, with three inverted plantain leaves around the neck and a scrolling... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2016

Incense burner, Ming dynasty, Zhentong-Jingtai period (1436-1457)

Incense burner in shape of a typical ding-ware object porcelain, Ming dynasty, Zhentong-Jingtai period (1436-1457). Decorated in underglaze blue with a continuous lotus scroll, flowers and leaves. Diam.: 10 cm; H.: 13 cm. Holger Lauritzen collection. OM-1964-130. The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities © 2016 Östasiatiska Museet  
09 octobre 2016

Nuun Jewels, collection Johara

NUUN Jewels - Boucles d’oreilles Johara taille briolette en or noir et diamants (3,8 carats). NUUN Jewels - Pendentif Johara taille coussin en or noir et diamants (1.72 carat), proposé avec une chaîne collier en or jaune. NUUN Jewels - Bague Johara taille coussin en or noir et diamants (1,85 carat).
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09 octobre 2016

A blue and white lobed 'figures and lança characters' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century, Interregnum period (1436-1464)

   Lot 3723. A blue and white lobed 'figures and lança characters' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century, Interregnum period (1436-1464). Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. with steep rounded sides divided into eight bracket foliations supported on short tapered foot, vividly painted in deep 'heaping and piling' cobalt tones, the interior with a scholar seated on a rocky promontory encircled by tumultuous waves, below... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2016

A fine and rare blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Longqing (1567-1572)

Lot 3003. A fine and rare blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Longqing (1567-1572); 8 cm., 3 1/8  in. Estimate 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 6,040,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to an everted rim, boldly painted in iron red with four pairs of confronting writhing five-clawed dragons dancing among flames above a turbulent sea, the interior similarly decorated... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2016

Square porcelain dish with underglaze blue decoration, Ming dynasty, Longqing mark and of the period, 1567-1572

Square porcelain dish with underglaze blue decoration, Ming dynasty, Longqing mark and of the period, 1567-1572. Length: 12 cm. Width: 12 cm. Height: 3.2 cm. Bequeathed by Henry J Oppenheim, 1947,0712.219. © Trustees of the British Museum. This square dish has flared sides which are indented at the corners and sits on a square foot, similarly modelled. It is decorated in vivid cobalt blue beneath the glaze. Inside in a double square panel, two ladies, one holding an open letter, are standing... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2016

Lobed box with dragon, Ming dynasty, Longqing mark and period, AD1567–72

Lobed box with dragon, Ming dynasty, Longqing mark and period, AD1567–72. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF A656 © Trustees of the British Museum. Small covered porcelain box. Seven rounded lobes with star-shaped top and foot. Underglaze blue with dual fruit and flower sprays. Narrow band of classic scrolls above and below central junction. Frontal five-clawed dragon amid clouds on top. There is an inscription on... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2016

Blue and white bowl with inscription, Ming dynasty, Longqing mark and period, AD 1567–1572

Blue and white bowl with inscription, Ming dynasty, Longqing mark and period, AD 1567–1572. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF 622 © Trustees of the British Museum Porcelain bowl with straight sides slightly flared at the rim. There is a roundel with a woman and child on a terrace in underglaze blue in the centre of the interior. There is an inscription on the exterior. Note: Longqing (AD1567–72) ceramics are... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2016

Dish with decoration of the three dragons in underglaze blue, China, Ming Dynasty, Longqing period (1567-72)

Dish with decoration of the three dragons in underglaze blue, China, Ming Dynasty, Longqing period (1567-72). Diameter: 14.5 cm. NM-1946-0067. The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities © 2016 Östasiatiska Museet