21 janvier 2017

A pair of porcelain blue ewers made for the Islamic market, China, 18th century

A pair of porcelain blue ewers made for the Islamic market, China, 18th century. Both 29cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. A rare pair of porcelain dark blue ewers of compacted pear-shaped form and flared feet. The mouths are crescent-moon shaped; the spouts are curved. Both ewers have traces of floral gilt decoration. Two similar ewers are in The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Accession Numbers 775-1888 and 1674-1876, and are published by Kerr and Mengoni,... [Lire la suite]

15 janvier 2017

Vase (Meiping) with Peach, Pomegranate, Peapod, and Lychee, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Yongle period (1403-1424)

Vase (Meiping) with Peach, Pomegranate, Peapod, and Lychee, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Yongle period (1403-1424). Porcelain with underglaze incised decoration. H. 29.3 cm (11 9/16 in.); diam. 17.8 cm (7 in.). Gift of Mr. Russell Tyson, 1950.1623. Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago
15 janvier 2017

Baluster-Shaped Vase with Loop Handles, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign mark and period (1736-1795)

Baluster-Shaped Vase with Loop Handles, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign mark and period (1736-1795). Porcelain with robin’s egg blue glaze. H. 21.9 cm (8 5/8 in.); diam. 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.). Bequest of Henry C. Schwab, 1941.668.2. Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago
15 janvier 2017

Bottle-Shaped Vase, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Bottle-Shaped Vase, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Porcelain with mirror black glaze. H. 38.2 cm (15 1/16 in.); diam. 22.1 cm (8 11/16 in.). Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection, 1924.408. Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago
15 janvier 2017

Bottle-Shaped Vase, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Yongzheng reign mark and period (1723-1735)

Bottle-Shaped Vase, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Yongzheng reign mark and period (1723-1735). Porcelain with sang de boeuf glaze. H. 19.9 cm (7 13/16 in.); diam. 10.2 cm (4 in.). Bequest of Henry C. Schwab, 1941.756. Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago
15 janvier 2017

Bowl with Dragons, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Bowl with Dragons, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Porcelain painted in overglaze enamel. H. 7.6 cm (3 in.); diam. 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.). Bequest of Russell Tyson, 1964.635. Art Institute of Chicago © 2015 The Art Institute of Chicago

14 janvier 2017

Bottle-Shaped Vase with Flaring Mouth, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Bottle-Shaped Vase with Flaring Mouth, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Porcelain with turquoise glaze. H. 23.9 cm (9 7/16 in.); diam. 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.). Bequest of Henry C. Schwab, 1941.666. Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago.
14 janvier 2017

Dish with Clouds, Bats, Gourds, Flowers, and Jui Mushroom, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign mark and period (1736-1795)

Dish with Clouds, Bats, Gourds, Flowers, and Jui Mushroom, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign mark and period (1736-1795). Celadon-glazed porcelain with underglaze molded decoration. H. 2.5 cm (1 in.); diam. 11.0 cm (4 5/16 in.). Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection, 1928.804. Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago
14 janvier 2017

Dish with Waves, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Yongzheng reign mark and period (1723-1735)

Dish with Waves, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Yongzheng reign mark and period (1723-1735). Porcelain with underglaze molded decoration.H. 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.); diam. 16.4 cm (6 7/16 in.). Bequest of Henry C. Schwab, 1941.511.2. Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago
14 janvier 2017

Tripod Censer in the Shape of an Ancient Bronze Vessel, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 18th century

Tripod Censer in the Shape of an Ancient Bronze Vessel, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 18th century. Porcelain with underglaze molded decoration. H. 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.); diam. 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.). Bequest of Henry C. Schwab, 1941.531. Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago