06 juillet 2012

Porcelain jar with underglaze blue decoration, circa 1610-1630. Tianqi-Chongzhen period, Ming dynasty. Registration number: 1963,0520.4 © The Trustees of the British Museum This heavily potted ovoid jar has a short neck with an out-turned rim. It is painted in bright underglaze blue around the shoulder with a 'kraak'-style diaper and petal-panel design and around the foot with stylized lappets. Between these it is painted with rare European motifs. Among highly stylized formal flower sprays are six ogival... [Lire la suite]

06 juillet 2012

Porcelain jar with underglaze blue and applied decoration, circa 1610-1630. Tianqi-Chongzhen period, Ming dynasty.

Porcelain jar with underglaze blue and applied decoration, circa 1610-1630. Tianqi-Chongzhen period, Ming dynasty. Registration number: Franks.1397.a. © The Trustees of the British Museum This small six-lobed jar has a high foot and a low neck with out-turned rim. It is decorated with three curly-haired cherubs applied in relief, their wings painted, with pendant grape vines beneath, and alternating with flower sprays. Height: 12.2 centimetres. Diameter: 3.5 inches. Harrison-Hall 2001:The cherubs... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2011

A rare blue and white jar for the Portuguese Market, Ming Dynasty, circa 1610-1630

Lot 156. A rare blue and white jar for the Portuguese Market, Ming Dynasty, circa 1610-1630;  12.2cm., 4 7/8 in. Estimate 8,000-12,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's blue and whitethe hexalobed ovoid body rising from raised hollow foot to a short waisted neck, applied at the shoulder with three cherub head masks above underglaze-blue leafy sprays and divided by further floral sprays, all above a simple lotus band and raised horizontal rib at the foot and below a border of three florets... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

A rare blue and white jar for the Portuguese market, circa 1610-1630

Lot 178. A rare blue and white jar for the Portuguese market, circa 1610-1630; 11.5cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimate 3,500—4,500 GBP. Lot sold 4,750 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2009 the hexa-lobed ovoid body rising from a knopped domed foot to a short waisted neck, applied at the shoulder with three cherub head masks above underglaze-blue leafy sprays and divided by floral sprays, all above a simple lotus band at the foot and below a floral band at the neck, together with a Japanese domed and pierced metal cover,... [Lire la suite]
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