20 mars 2017

Asia Society Museum opens 'Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia'

Long-necked ewer. China, probably Henan Province. Gongxian kilns. Tang dynasty, ca. 825–50. Glazed stoneware with copper-green splashes over white slip. H. 40 1/2 x W. 9 x D. 10 1/4 in. (102 x 23 x 26 cm). Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 2005.1.00900 1/2 to 2/2. Photography by Asian Civilisations Museum, Tang Shipwreck Collection NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Society Museum in New York presents a selection of 76 artifacts from a thousand-year-old shipwreck discovered in 1998 in Southeast Asian waters. On view for the first... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2017

Ben Janssens Oriental Art Ltd at TEFAF Maastricht 2017, Stand 202

Ritual wine vessel hu, China, early Warring States period, 5th century BC. Bronze. Height 36.8 cm © Ben Janssens Oriental Art Ltd Pottery figure of a foreign groom with a pointed hat, China, Tang dynasty, 7th-8th century. Height 65 cm © Ben Janssens Oriental Art Ltd Four pottery equestrians, China, Tang dynasty, 8th century. Heights 35.5 to 37.5 cm. Lengths 30 to 35 cm © Ben Janssens Oriental Art Ltd     Black and red lacquer circular box with camellia... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2017

Vanderven Oriental Art at TEFAF Maastrich

Monumental seated Buddha, China, late Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th century. Gilded and painted stucco on a wooden base, 180 x 81 x 70 cm. Weight circa 350 kg © Vanderven Oriental Art. This Buddha is seated in the 'padmasana' lotus position with his hands in 'dhyana' mudra the gesture of absolute balance. The figure emits a sense of vastness and serenity in meditation. Simply dressed in a long, low slung robe which covers his legs, exposing his chest and tied at the waist. His shoulders are covered by a long cloak, which also... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Tenzing Asian Art at Asiaweek New York, 9-18 march 2017

Tibetan Tantric Carpet of a Flayed Man. Made in Nigxia, China, circa 19th Century. Wool, cotton and dye, 56 3/4 x 29 1/2 in (144 x 75 cm) © Tenzing Asian Art Buddha Shakyamuni, Kashmiri Schools in Western Tibet. Pedestal, 10th-11th century, Buddha, ca. 1050-1100 A.D. Brass Alloy and Pigment. Height: 12.75 in (33 cm) © Tenzing Asian Art Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara, Western Tibet, 14th century. Brass Alloy with Silver and Copper Inlay. Height: 11 in (28 cm) © Tenzing... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Tripod Vessel, Warring States Period, 475 – 221 B.C., China

Tripod Vessel, Warring States Period, 475 – 221 B.C., China © Zetterquist Galleries Height: 11cm. Diameter: 17cm A globular jar of dense high-fired earthenware with three tiny feet of pinched form. The body is decorated with an impressed finely textured pattern, intended to seal up the walls to hold liquid inside. There is a very small totie-mask-and-ring decoration on the front of the vessel and a strap handle with a totie-mask shaped top, both alluding to the bronze prototypes of these wares. There are lines of... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art at Asia Week, New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Watermelon Tourmaline Conjoined 'Dragon' Vase, 18th century, 5 in. (12.7 cm) high © Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art A rock crystal carving of a ‘foo’ dog, with a ‘zitan’ stand, China, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century. Length: 11.2 inches (28.5 cm) © Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art A Qingbai 'boys' pillow, China, Song Dynasty © Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art A blue-glazed 'Sancai' dish, China, Tang Dynasty © Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art Littleton... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2017

Alan Kennedy at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

A European lady with fishbowl and hourglass, China, 18th century. Ink and colors on silk, 75.2 x 25.4 inches. © Alan Kennedy Meiren and maid with scale (detail), China, 18th century. Colors on silk. 59.8 x 33.5 in (152 x 85 cm). © Alan Kennedy Eleven-Headed Guanyin, China, 18th century. Ink and colors on silk. 65 x 33.25 in (165 x 84.5 cm). © Alan Kennedy Portrait of an elderly lady, a child and two servants, China, 18th century. Ink, colors and gold on silk. 41.7... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2017

Kaikodo LLC at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Ye Shuangshi, Silver Pheasants under Spring Blossoms, China, Ming dynasty (late 15th-early 16th century). Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk. 114 3/4 x 57 in (291 x 144.9 cm) © Kaikodo LLC A Rare Kosometsuke Inkstone, Ming Dynasty, early 17th century, 18 x 13.7 x 4 cm (7 1/8 x 5 3/8 x 1 1/2 in) © Kaikodo LLC White-Ware Stem-Cup, Tang Dynasty, 7th century, 5 x 8.6 cm (2 x 3 3/8 in) © Kaikodo LLC Kaikodo LLC (New York, NY), River of Stars, 9-17 march 2017... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2017

Andrew Kahane, Ltd. (New York, NY) at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Northern Black Glazed Russet Splashed Pear-Shaped Vase, Yuhuchunping, Cizhou type, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th–early 13th century, 13 inches (32.8 cm.) high © Andrew Kahane, Ltd. A Turquoise Glazed Tapering Baluster Vase, China, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty, 14th century, Cizhou type. Height: 11.3 inches (28.6 cm) © Andrew Kahane, Ltd. A 'Tea-Dust' Glazed Bottle Vase With Birds in Flight, China, Jin Dynasty, late 12th-early 13th century, Cizhou type, Height: 8... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2017

Michael C. Hughes LLC at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Large Famille Verte Baluster Vase, China, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Height: 17 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Ming Cloisonné Deep Basin. Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644. Diameter: 15 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Jizhou Wave Vase. Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-14th Century. Height: 7 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC An Opaque Imperial-Yellow Glass Bottle. Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911. Height: 2 1/2 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Michael C. Hughes LLC (New... [Lire la suite]