01 février 2016

Silk Brocade Chasuble, 16th Century

Silk Brocade Chasuble, 16th Century, 44" x 26", 112 x 66cm. textileasart.com 
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30 janvier 2016

Lacquered stem cup with silver lining, 16th century, Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644)

Lacquered stem cup with silver lining, 16th century, Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), wood, covered in black and red lacquer, and with carved decoration; silver lining, 8.8 cm (height), 8.5 cm (diameter), at foot 5.3 cm (diameter). Presented by E. H. North, 1965. EA1965.4 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
30 janvier 2016

Lacquered box with auspicious symbols, 16th century, Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644)

Lacquered box with auspicious symbols, 16th century, Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), wood, covered in red laccquer, with carved decoration, 7.8 cm (height), 5.8 cm (diameter). Presented by E. H. North, 1964. EA1964.170 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
30 janvier 2016

Lacquer bowl with a phoenix amid peonies, 16th century, Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644)

Lacquer bowl with a phoenix amid peonies, 16th century, Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), wood, covered in red lacquer, with carved decoration, 9.5 cm (height), 20.5 cm (diameter), at foot 10.8 cm (diameter). Presented by E. H. North, 1964. EA1964.74 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
27 janvier 2016

Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016

Column Ladik, 150 x 102 cm, 17th century,Highlands of Anatolia, Turkey. Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Acquired from Dr.Ulrich Schürmann in 1970.  Provenance: Ulrich Schürmann “Teppiche aus dem Orient”, 1981, page 70, Klinkhardt & Biermann Lenkoran, 253 x 122 cm, about 1800 or earlier, Caucasus. Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Acquired from Bodenheim in 1970 (Antique Fair Munich)  Bausback “Antike Meisterstücke orientalischer... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2016

Pendant with St. George, 16th century

Pendant with St. George, 16th century, The Green Vault, Dresden. Photo arthistory390 
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02 janvier 2016

Pendant with David and Goliath, 16th century. Gold, enamel. Dresden

Pendant with David and Goliath, 16th century. Gold, enamel. The Green Vault, Dresden. Photo arthistory390 
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15 novembre 2015

Walters Art Museum presents groundbreaking exhibition of Islamic art

Seyh Hamdullah (Islamic, 1436 (?)-1520), Album of Calligraphy, Turkey, opaque watercolor and ink on paper mounted on thin pasteboard bound between sheepskin-covered boards with gold and chamois leather. Folio H: 11 13/16 x W: 9 1/16 in. (30 x 23 cm). The Walters Art Museum (W.672). BALTIMORE, MD.- The great Mughal, Safavid, and Ottoman empires flourished during a time of rapid change and artistic innovation in the Islamic world, as people, ideas, and technologies spread across Europe and Asia. At the heart... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2015

A carved Longquan celadon-glazed yen yen vase, 16th century

A carved Longquan celadon-glazed yen yen vase, 16th century. Estimate £25,000 - 40,000 (€35,000 - 56,000). Photo Bonhams. The foot bordered with a row of upright lappets rising to a bulbous body delicately carved around the upper body with scrolls of blossoming peonies, the neck similarly decorated below a series of concentric rings encircling the trumpet mouth, covered overall with a sea-green glaze, the footrim left unglazed exposing the buff ware burnt orange in the firing, Japanese wood box. 44.5cm (17 1/2in)... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2015

A carved Longquan celadon-glazed wall vase, 16th century

A carved Longquan celadon-glazed wall vase, 16th century. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€11,000 - 17,000). Photo Bonhams. The olive-stone-shaped vase raised on a lotus base, carved on each face of the bulbous body with a panel containing a large flower blossom on leafy tendrils, beneath bands of flowers and coins on the waisted neck, all covered by a thick olive-green glaze, Japanese wood box. 25.1cm (9 7/8in) high (2).  Note: Compare a related pair of similarly decorated Longquan celadon vases, Ming... [Lire la suite]
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