14 février 2017

A pair of Chinese celadon-glazed garlic-mouth vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 208. From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. A pair of Chinese celadon-glazed garlic-mouth vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a stepped foot, surmounted by a tall waisted neck terminating to a garlic-form mouth, the neck flanked by a pair of foliate scroll handles, decorated to the exterior with rows of lotus lappets, covered overall in a sea-green... [Lire la suite]

10 février 2017

Water-vessel in form of a conch shell, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Water-vessel in form of a conch shell, Yongzheng period (1723-1735), porcelain with grey glaze, crackled; the crackle rubbed with Indian ink, Ge yao [?] type. Height: 2 inches; Length: 5.6 inches. British Museum, Franks.240.+ © The Trustees of the British Museum
10 février 2017

Blue glazed stem cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Blue glazed stem cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735), Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Height: 11 cem; Diameter: 18 cm. Donated by P H D S Wikramaratna in memory of his wife, Nancy Wikramaratna, 2000,0131.22 © The Trustees of the British Museum
10 février 2017

Saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735), peach-bloom glazed porcelain. Diameter: 7.7 inches. Donated by Hon Mountstuart William Elphinstone, 1927,1212.1 © The Trustees of the British Museum
10 février 2017

Vase with handles in form of elephant heads, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Vase with handles in form of elephant heads, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735), tea-dust glazed porcelain. Height: 11.6 inches; Diameter: 6.8 inches. Donated by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, Franks.159.+a © The Trustees of the British Museum
10 février 2017

Cup with gold glaze, Yongzheng six-character underglaze blue mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Cup with gold glaze, Yongzheng six-character underglaze blue mark and of the period (1723-1735), Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Height: 3,6 cm; Diameter: 6 cm. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF B598. © The Trustees of the British Museum This finely modelled cup is marked on the base with a six-character underglaze blue reign mark of the Yongzheng period. The Yongzheng emperor ordered many porcelains in experimental colours from the imperial kilns at Jingdezhen. However, it is possible that the gold... [Lire la suite]

10 février 2017

Pair of porcelain tea-bowls with copper-red glaze, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1765)

Pair of porcelain tea-bowls with copper-red glaze, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1765), Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Height: 4 cm; Diameter: 7,3 cm. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF C517 & PDF C518. © The Trustees of the British Museum The skills used to create these extraordinary red glazes were lost in China from the mid-fifteenth century until they were rediscovered in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The glaze has ‘crept’ at the rim of the bowl to reveal the pure... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2017

Cup with green glaze, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735

Cup with green glaze, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent and green glazes, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Height: 6,4 cm. Diameter: 9,5 cm. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF,B.511. © The Trustees of the British Museum The Yongzheng emperor sent officials to closely supervise production of porcelains at Jingdezhen. From official Qing dynasty palace records we know that he encouraged experimentation with single coloured glazes... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2017

Guan type censer, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Guan type censer, Yongzheng period (1723-1735), glazed, crackled porcelain. Height: 4.4 inches. Diameter: 8 inches. Donated by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, Franks.736 © The Trustees of the British Museum
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09 février 2017

Bowl with a flower scroll, design and border of chrysanthemum petals, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Bowl with a flower scroll, design and border of chrysanthemum petals, Yongzheng underglaze-blue six-character marks within double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Diameter: 4.5 inches. Height: 1.8 inches. Donated by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, Franks.32.+ © The Trustees of the British Museum
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