18 janvier 2017

Pottery Ox, China, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577 AD)

Pottery Ox, China, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577 AD). Length: 33cm. TL-tested, Oxford. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This handsome pottery ox is abundantly embellished with bossed trappings. This type of animal figure would have been produced in moulds and then individually finished. The coloured pigments were applied cold after the firing Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades,... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2017

Pottery Model of a Chicken, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Pottery Model of a Chicken, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). H. 18 cm. W. 20 cm. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: J.J. van der Ven collection, the Netherlands Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer & bronzes. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
18 janvier 2017

Wine Flasks, China, Western Han dynasty (206 BC -9 AD)

Wine Flasks, China, Western Han dynasty (206 BC -9 AD). H: 34& 36 cm. TL-tested by Oxford, U.K. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Resting on a flared, rectangular foot, each side of these wine flask has a moulded a heart-shaped panel. These flasks may have been fitted with ring handles to both shoulders. They appear to have been modelled after the Eastern Zhou bronze flasks(bian hu 扁壶), which in turn were probably following leather prototypes.By the Han Dynasty, the greater occurrence of... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2017

Rare Terracotta Model of a Well, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Rare Terracotta Model of a Well, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). Height: 23 cm. Width: 22 cm. TL-tested by Oxford Authentication Ltd. Price: € 4.500,-. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Throughout Chinese history scaled architectural models were produced to accompany the deceased in the after-life. This well is a rare example of such a model. It has a square base and a roof with a beam to support the weheel. The base is decorated with the rainmaiking god Chi You, together with another... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2017

Brown Glazed Oil Lamp, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC – AD 220)

Brown Glazed Oil Lamp, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC – AD 220). Height: 18 cm. Price: € 3.500,-. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer & bronzes. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
18 janvier 2017

Pair of Large Brown Glazed Graneries and Covers, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Pair of Large Brown Glazed Graneries and Covers, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). Height: 50 cm. Price on request. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer & bronzes. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

18 janvier 2017

Green Glazed Vase, China, Han Dynasty (206 bc-220 ad)

Green Glazed Vase, China, Han Dynasty (206 bc-220 ad). Height: 43 cm. Price on request. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer & bronzes. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
16 janvier 2017

Foliate Vase, 11th–early 12th century, Northern Song dynasty (960–1126)

Foliate Vase, 11th–early 12th century, Northern Song dynasty (960–1126), Yaozhou ware; stoneware with green glaze, 13.3 x 7.3 cm (5 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.), Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore, 1955.4.6 Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery Bibliography: Gordon B. Washburn, Masterpieces of Asian Art in American Collections II, exh. cat. (New York: Intercultural Arts Press, 1970), 82. George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2017

Bottle Vase (Meiping) with Stylized Spirals, Song dynasty (960–1279), 12th-13th century

Bottle Vase (Meiping) with Stylized Spirals, Song dynasty (960–1279), 12th-13th century. Qingbai ware; porcelain with underglaze incised and stippled decoration. H. 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.); diam. 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.). Bequest of Henry C. Schwab, 1941.766. Art Institute of Chicago © 2015 The Art Institute of Chicago
15 janvier 2017

Bowl with Mandarin Ducks among Leaves and Cattails, Northern Song dynasty, (960–1127), 11th century

Bowl with Mandarin Ducks among Leaves and Cattails, Northern Song dynasty, (960–1127), 11th century. Ding ware; porcelain with underglaze carved and incised decoration; metal rim. H. 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.); diam. 23.7 cm (9 5/16 in.).Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection, 1924.312. Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago  Cf. Handbook of Oriental Art, 1933 *Fig. 32, p. 27; Handbook of Oriental Art, 1933 p.27*