26 décembre 2016

A blue and white porcelain cachepot with a figural scene, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 279. A blue and white porcelain cachepot with a figural scene, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 1 500/2 000 €. Lot sold 5 000 €. Photo Nagel carved wood cover, metal handles to side. D. 21,5 cm. Fine starcrack inside Property from a South German noble collection, bought prior 1990  Nagel. Asian Art, 09.12.2016

26 décembre 2016

A blue and white lotus jar, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 277. A blue and white lotus jar, Wanli period (1573-1619). Estimate 4 500/6 500 €. Lot sold 4500 €. Photo Nagel painted to the body wide band of scrolling lotus, beneath a scattered band of scrolling foliage and above overlapping petals. H. 31,5 cm. Restored section to mouth rim, short hairline crack to mouth rim, fine firing crack above the base Provenance: Christie's London, 3.11.2009, Lot 161  Nagel. Asian Art, 09.12.2016
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26 décembre 2016

A good powder blue ground blue and white rouleau vase, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 268. A good powder blue ground blue and white rouleau vase, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6 000/10 000 €. Lot sold 6 000 €. Photo Nagel H. 43,6 cm. Remnants of gilt painted decoration, good condition Property from an old Bavarian private collection, bought prior 1960  Nagel. Asian Art, 09.12.2016
26 décembre 2016

A rare blue and white 'chilong' porcelain vase, China, Jiajing-early Wanli period

 Lot 265. A rare blue and white 'chilong' porcelain vase, China, Jiajing-early Wanli period. Estimate 12 000/18 000 €. Lot sold 22 000 €. Photo Nagel H. 51,6 cm. One handle with repair lot lower half. Provenance: Former collection Jean-Jacques Marquet-Vasselot (1871-1946), son of Louis-Marie-L‚on Marquet-Vasselot, Art Hitsorian and conservator of the Louvre and director of the Musée de Cluny. Publ. - R.L. Hobson, 'The Wares of the Ming dynasty', London 1923, pl. 31, fig. 3   -... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

Jar with Immortals, Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign (1522-1566)

Jar with Immortals, Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign (1522-1566), China, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, qinghua ware. H. 23 1/2 in x Diam. 18 1/2 in, H. 59.7 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P106. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture. An immortal landscape scene depicting the longevity god with seventeen attendants amid clouds, rocks, bamboo, and plants places the pictorial elements in a balanced spatial order. The main motif is... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

Fish bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign (1522-1566)

 Fish bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign (1522-1566), China. Porcelain. H. 10 3/5 in x Diam. 23 1/5 in. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P107. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.

26 décembre 2016

Square dish, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Square dish, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566), China, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, qinghua ware. H. 1 3/4 in x W. 5 3/8 in x D. 5 3/8 in, H. 4.4 cm x W. 13.7 cm x D. 13.7 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B62P116. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture. Square-shaped shallow bowls were common in blue-and-white and overglaze polychrome decorated types during the Jiajing period. This piece has four-folded corners and an... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

Bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566)

Bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. Diam. 5 7/8 in. Gift of Roy Leventritt, B69P40L. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture
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26 décembre 2016

Covered box with a pair of peacocks, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Covered box with a pair of peacocks, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 3 3/4 in x Diam. 5 1/2 in, H. 9.5 cm x Diam. 14.3 cm. Gift of Roy Leventritt, B69P42L.a-.b. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture On this box, peacocks, referred to as birds of culture, are shown together with peonies, the flower of wealth and honor (fuguihua). HIDDEN MEANING: May... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

Container for ink sticks, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566)

Container for ink sticks, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 3 1/8 in x Diam. 5 1/8 in, H. 7.9 cm x Diam. 14.0 cm. Gift of Roy Leventritt, B69P44L. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Chinese ink sticks come in various shapes and sizes. Some scholars and artists employed various ink sticks just as they used... [Lire la suite]