19 juillet 2014

Tea Bowl with a design of a fence and distant mountains; named ‘Yamaji’, Shino type, Mino ware,Momoyama period, 16th century

Tea Bowl with a design of a fence and distant mountains; named ‘Yamaji’, Shino type, Mino ware,Momoyama period, 16th century. Stoneware with underglaze iron decoration. H.10.3 MD.13.6×12.0 BD.5.7 ©2014 MOA MUSEUM OF ART
19 juillet 2014

Tea Bowl, named ‘Ayame’, Raku ware, By Chojiro, Momoyama period, 16th century

Tea Bowl, named ‘Ayame’, Raku ware, By Chojiro, Momoyama period, 16th century. H.8.9 MD.10.2 BD.4.6 ©2014 MOA MUSEUM OF ART Raku tea bowls made by Chōjirō reflect the ideals of Sen-no-Rikyū and have features that are truly Japanese in character. This piece, named Ayame, is a masterpiece by Chōjirō. The matte black glaze covering the entire bowl has spots of a blackish-brown hue called kase, giving the bowl a quiet refinement. The mouth rim bends inward and the body has a slight groove around the waist. The bowl is said to have been... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2014

Tea Bowl, named ‘Waraya’, Setoguro (black Seto) type, Mino ware, Momoyama period, 16th century

Tea Bowl, named ‘Waraya’, Setoguro (black Seto) type, Mino ware, Momoyama period, 16th century. Stoneware with black glaze. H.9.7 MD.12.2 BD.5.2 ©2014 MOA MUSEUM OF ART
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14 juillet 2014

Bowl with Lotus Scrolls, 16th Century, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Ming dynasty

Bowl with Lotus Scrolls, 16th Century, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), porcelain with burnished and engraved gold (kinrande) decoration on green overglaze enamel, Diameter - h:6.40 w:12.10 cm (h:2 1/2 w:4 3/4 inches) Overall - h:6.10 cm (h:2 3/8 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.297, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
11 juillet 2014

Probably Italian, 16th century, Intaglio with a bird

Probably Italian, 16th century, Intaglio with a bird. Photo Sotheby's yellow agate, set in a later gold ring, bezel: 23mm., 7/8 in., shank interior: 20mm., 13/16 in., ring size: U. Estimation 3,000 — 5,000 GBP - Unsold Provenance: with Charles Ratton, Paris.Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art. London | 10 juil. 2014 -www.sothebys.com
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11 juillet 2014

Italian, 16th century, Pendant Crucifix

Italian, 16th century, Pendant Crucifix. Photo Sotheby's the rock crystal inscribed: INRI, rock crystal, with gold mounts adorned with gold filigree and enamel, suspended with three freshwater pearls, 6.2cm., 2½in. overall. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 5,000 GBP Provenance: with Charles Ratton, Paris. Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art. London | 10 juil. 2014 -www.sothebys.com
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02 juillet 2014

Brun Fine Arts at MASTERPIECES London 2014

Enea leaving Troy with his brother Anchise and son Ascanio, France, late 17th century. Photo courtesy Brun Fine Arts. A Marble Bust of a Lady, Florence, 18th century. Photo courtesy Brun Fine Arts. Portrait of Bartolomeo Compagni, Oil on panel, Florence, 16th century. Photo courtesy Brun Fine Arts. A Silver Plaque with s Relief of a Young Man, Rome, early 19th century. Photo courtesy Brun Fine Arts. White Marble Busts of Mars and Minerva, on a black portor marble pedestal, Italy, early 19th century; h. 67 cm. Photo... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2014

A solid gold hairpin, Chinese, Ming Dynasty, 16th Century.

A solid gold hairpin, Chinese, Ming Dynasty, 16th Century. MASTERPIECES LONDON 2014. SUSAN OLLEMANS STAND C17. 13 Georgian House, 10 Bury Street, London, SW1Y 6AA , United Kingdom - M 07775566356 - E-mail ollemans@tiscali.co.uk - Website http://www.ollemans.com
23 juin 2014

A blue glazed bottle vase with incised decoration, Ming dynasty, 16th century

A blue glazed bottle vase with incised decoration, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Photo Bonhams Thickly molded with a rolled rim to the short, waisted neck, the elongated ovoid body incised with a pattern of lotus plants in bloom beneath a rich cobalt blue glaze of fahua type covering the exterior walls and stopping neatly along the canted edge of the unglazed base, the interior of the neck covered with turquoise enamel. 14 1/2in (37cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€2,900 - 4,400) Provenance: ex-collection Edward H. Bennett,... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2014

A very rare and large carved cinnabar lacquer 'one hundred boys' rectangular box and cover

A very rare and large carved cinnabar lacquer 'one hundred boys' rectangular box and cover, with a very rare carved cinnabar lacquer 'boys' inkstone box and cover. Both 16th century. Photo: Bonhams.   The top of the cover exquisitely carved depicting a multitude of boys in various leisurely pursuits, including a few swimming in a lotus pond beneath a bridge, others beneath a pavilion and gathered in front of a screen playing instruments, surrounding one boy with a puppet, another group in procession with some carrying... [Lire la suite]


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