13 mai 2018

A blue-and-white 'lotus' vase, meiping, Late 15th century

Lot 228. A blue-and-white 'lotus' vase, meiping, Late 15th century; 31cm (12 2/8in) high. Estimate £ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,400 - 5,700). Sold for £ 11,250 (€ 12,882) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 The baluster body rising from a gently tapering base to a short neck, decorated with blossoming lotus amidst scrolling stems, between double line borders, between a band of flowerheads and overlapping plantain leaves, the base unglazed. Provenance: acquired from Delicate House Chinese Curios, Hong Kong, on 1... [Lire la suite]

21 janvier 2018

A finely painted blue-and-white Ming-style bowl with dragon medallions, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 73. A finely painted blue-and-white Ming-style bowl with dragon medallions, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 19.6 cm., 7 3/4 in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,420,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2011. of ten-lobed mallow shape with deep flared sides and high foot of corresponding section, the centre inside painted with a five-clawed dragon among clouds in a circular medallion, the outside with an unbordered dragon medallion in each lobe, the animals shown alternately... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2018

Garlic-headed vase with blue-and-white decoration of crab, fish and shrimp, Ming dynasty, Wanli mark and period (1572–1620)

Garlic-headed vase with blue-and-white decoration of crab, fish and shrimp, Ming dynasty, Wanli mark and period (1572–1620). Porcelain; decorated in underglaze blue, 55.5 x 25.2 cm (21 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.). Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt, 49.24 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
08 janvier 2018

Large plate with blue-and-white decoration of grapevine and flowers, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1402–24)

Large plate with blue-and-white decoration of grapevine and flowers, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1402–24). Porcelain, Jingdezhen ware painted in underglaze blue. Overall: 8.1 x 43.8 cm (3 3/16 x 17 1/4 in.). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. F. Gordon Morrill, 1981.745 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Provenance: Acquired by Morrill through Collection of H. W. W. Hoskyns, Esq. J.P.; sold at Sotheby's, May 16, 1967 through Spink and Son, Ltd., London.
22 juillet 2017

Blue-and-white bowl with lotus scrolls, Ming Dynasty, Xuande Period (1426 - 1435)

Blue-and-white bowl with lotus scrolls, Ming Dynasty, Xuande Period (1426 - 1435), Jingdezhen, Zhushan kiln-sites, porcelain, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, 7.6 cm (height), 17.4 cm (diameter), at foot 8 cm (diameter). Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947. EAX.1409 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
16 janvier 2017

Blue-and-White Lotus Palace Bowl, Chenghua Mark and Period (1465-1487), Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644)

Blue-and-White Lotus Palace Bowl, Chenghua Mark and Period (1465-1487), Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644). Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze. Purchase. Accession Number: F1952.4. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery © 2014 Smithsonian Institution

16 janvier 2017

Blue-and-White dish with flaring rim, Yongle period (1403-1424), Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644)

Blue-and-White dish with flaring rim, Yongle period (1403-1424), Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644). Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze. Purchase. Accession Number: F1953.76. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery © 2014 Smithsonian Institution
16 janvier 2017

Blue-and-White Canteen, early 15th century, Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644)

Blue-and-White Canteen, early 15th century, Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644). Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze. Purchase. Accession Number: F1958.2. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery © 2014 Smithsonian Institution
16 janvier 2017

Blue-and-White Dish, early 15th century, Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644)

Blue-and-White Dish, early 15th century, Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644). Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze. Purchase. Accession Number: F1961.14. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery © 2014 Smithsonian Institution
16 janvier 2017

Blue-and-White porcelain bowl with lotus petals on exterior, early 15th century, Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644)

Blue-and-White porcelain bowl with lotus petals on exterior, early 15th century, Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644). Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze. Purchase. Accession Number: F1951.14a-b. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery © 2014 Smithsonian Institution