18 juin 2019

A gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India, 1620-1640

Lot 261. A gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India, 1620-1640; 14 7/8 ins. (27.8 cm.) long; scabbard 11 ins. (28 cm.) long. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 423,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The hilt with split pommel and set with rubies and emeralds decorated with two birds and floral sprays on each side, the tip of the hilt in a v-shape design also gem set, watered-steel blade, later associated wooden scabbard with gilt copper fittings. Provenance: Christie’s,... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2016

Brush stand depicting a man under a tree, Transition period, 1620 - 1640

Brush stand depicting a man under a tree, Transition period, 1620 - 1640, porcelain, hand-modelled, with red and green overglaze enamels, 14.4 x 13 x 7 cm max. (height x width x depth). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. EA1978.1229 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
27 janvier 2016

Blue-and-white dish with prawns, Ming Dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen Period, 1620 - 1640

Blue-and-white dish with prawns, Ming Dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen Period, 1620 - 1640, Jingdezhen kilns, porcelain, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, 3.7 cm (height), 20 cm (diameter), at foot 12 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. EA1978.2022 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford.
05 août 2012

Covered Enameled Jar. Ming dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen period, 1620-1640

Covered Enameled Jar. Ming dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen period, 1620-1640. Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamels, 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm). Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters. 49.759. The Walters Art Museum. This is an example of blue and white porcelain probably made for export to Japan. Blue and White porcelain in China came about as a result of the combination of the Chinese porcelain tradition with the trade in cobalt blue from Persia. Porcelain is a hard white ceramic composed of white-china... [Lire la suite]