28 janvier 2010

'The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army' @ the Royal Ontario Museum

Terracotta Soldier". ©Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Relics Bureau and the Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Centre, People’s Republic of China, 2009. TORONTO.- The launch of the 2010-2012 Canadian national tour of The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army was announced this morning at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). At the event, attended by media and special guests including The Honourable Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism and Culture, it was confirmed that the Government of China has named the ROM as the... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2010

Corinne Van der Kindere @ BBRAFA Bruxelles

Passionnée par la Chine et son histoire millénaire, Corinne Van der Kindere, licenciée en sciences politiques et diplomatiques, en expose dans sa galerie au Sablon, depuis 1989, des objets d’art de Haute Epoque notamment des terres-cuites, bronzes, sculptures, céramiques Song et de l’orfèvrerie. Elle présente aussi des ivoires et estampes du Japon. BRAFA 2010 sera sa 19e participation à la Foire des Antiquaires de Belgique. La galerie est également présente à des foires internationales e.a, à Paris au Salon du Collectionneur et aux... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2010

Five chinese ceramics from Northern Qi Dynasty to late Ming/Qing dynasty @ Christie's NY

A large painted pottery figure of a court lady. Tang dynasty (618-907) Shown wearing long loose robe secured at the waist by a belt, her hands hidden in the billowing sleeves, her face with delicate features below her hair set in an asymmetrical coiffure. 25 ¼ in. (64.1 cm.) high - Est. $20,000 - $35,000 Provenance: Ellerton Jette Collection, Boston, Massachussetts, 1981. Notes: The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. C105f60 is consistent with the dating of this lot. A pair of painted... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2010

Jar. China, Shanxi or Henan Province; Ming period (1368-1644), late 15th century (probably Hongzhi era, 1488 - 1505)

Jar. China, Shanxi or Henan Province; Ming period (1368-1644), late 15th century (probably Hongzhi era, 1488 - 1505) Stoneware with trailed slip under glaze and overglaze enamels (Jingdezhen ware). Stoneware with trailed slip under glaze and overglaze enamels (Jingdezhen ware). Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of Asian Art. 1979.178 The liveliness and sense of movement seen in the decoration of a phoenix and scrolling lotus flowers on this fahua jar that can be dated to the 15th century typifies the decoration... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2010

Rare Figural Sancai Glazed Rhyton, China, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Rare Figural Sancai Glazed Rhyton, China, Tang Dynasty (618-907) Glazed Earthenware. Height: 4 7/8 inches - Sold The drinking cup of trumpet-form is crisply molded and finely hand-finished. The handle, formed of a leafy stem, issues a stippled Buddha’s hand citron upon which is straddled a high-capped Central Asian figure with a large wine jar in his arms. The mouth of the cup is decorated with symmetrically applied lotus blossoms. A lustrous Sancai glaze is applied overall and three spur marks at the base reveal the pale... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2009

A small zoomorphic ewer. Yue kilns - China, Jin Dynasty (265-420 century)

A small zoomorphic ewer. Yue kilns - China, Jin Dynasty (265-420 century) © Wei Asian Arts Pale green glazed pottery. L : 15 cm - Price On Request Notes: Determining the name and the function of these lion-shaped vessels has been subject of discussion among scholars. This example with an handle might have served as ewer. This pale green glazed porcelaneous ware is typical of the pottery of “yue “ or celadon wares in the province of Zhejiang. A similar example is kept in the museum of the Zhejiang Province. Ref: “Zhongguo... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2009

A very rare carved white-glazed jar and cover. Yuan dynasty, 14th century

A very rare carved white-glazed jar and cover. Yuan dynasty, 14th century Image 2009 Christie's Ltd The globular body tapering to the foot, finely carved on the broad rounded sides with a wide lotus scroll, the large flowers borne alternately upright and pendent on an undulating double-lined stem growing leaves, all set against a combed ground, above a band of lappets enclosing pendent trefoils, a classic scroll around the shoulder, the domed cover carved with further lappets radiating from the bud-shaped finial, applied... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2009

A rare large carved Dingyao bowl & A Longquan celadon tripod censer. Song Dynasty

A rare large carved Dingyao bowl. Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) Image 2009 Christie's Ltd The wide flaring sides rising from a narrow tapered foot to a foliate rim, the interior carved with a lotus blossom borne on a leafy scrolling branch, the metal-bound rim notched to conform to the lobed sides, evenly covered overall with an ivory-white glaze, 8 3/4 in. (22.1 cm.) diam., box - Price Realized HK$1,220,000 ($158,169) 宋 定窰白釉刻蓮花花口盌 Provenance: A Japanese private collection Literature: Souno Toji, Idemitsu Museum of... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2009

Rare bol en grès porcelaineux à couverte céladon bleuté. Chine, fours de Longquan, époque Song XIIe-XIIIe siècle

Rare bol en grès porcelaineux à couverte céladon bleuté.  Chine, fours de Longquan, époque Song XIIe-XIIIe siècle parcouru de fines craquelures. Les parois, s'évasant à partir d'un petit pied, portent à l'extérieur un décor moulé de pétales de lotus.. Haut. 6 cm - Diam. 14 cm - Estimation : € 3,000-4,000 Un modèle similaire est conservé au Victoria and Albert Museum à Londres ; deux autres sont reproduits respectivement dans : - He Li, La céramique chinoise, les éditions de l'amateur, no 269, p. 158 ; - D.... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2009

Ming dynasty, Longquan large celadon dish. Early 15th century.

Ming dynasty, Longquan large celadon dish. Early 15th century. of fluted form with foliate barbed everted rim and raised lip covered overall with an even sea-green glaze pooling slightly in the flutes, the base with a ring burnt orange in the firing. 18 15/16 inches, 48.1cm diameter. Price on request Provenance: Formerly in a Japanese private collection. Notes: A similar plain dish of identical size, from the collection of Edward T. Chow, was sold by Sotheby’s, London, in their auction of The Edward T. Chow... [Lire la suite]
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