19 janvier 2017

Chrysanthemum Bowl, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), ca. early to mid-14th century

Chrysanthemum Bowl, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), ca. early to mid-14th century. Ø: 42 cm; H: 16 cm. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Private Collection, Belgium (2014) Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer & bronzes. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2017

Jade Pendant of an Apsara, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), 16th-17th century

Jade Pendant of an Apsara, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), 16th-17th century. Apsara: H: 4 cm; L: 9 cm. With wooden stand. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Private Collection, UK  Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer & bronzes. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2017

Seated Luohan, China, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

Seated Luohan, China, Ming Dynasty, 16th century. Height: 61cm. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This figure, made of glazed pottery, represents a Luohan seated on rockwork with one hand resting on a raised knee. He is dressed in loose fitting robes, secured with a ring fastening. The face has a serene, contemplative expression and on the forehead is an urna – symbolizing wisdom.Large scale ceramic glazed figures, such as this one, were mainly produced for religious purposes and were... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2017

Wenchang, China, Late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), 17th century

Wenchang, China, Late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), 17th century. Incised four-character mark Xue Mingyang Zhi (made by Xue Mingyang) on the reverse. Wooden seat: 19th century. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Private Collection, UK Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer &... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2017

Zhenwu, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), ca. 16th-17th century

Zhenwu, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), ca. 16th-17th century. H: 25 cm. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Private Collection, UK  Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer & bronzes. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.
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19 janvier 2017

Sage on an Elephant, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), ca. 16th century

Sage on an Elephant, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), ca. 16th century. H: 46 cm; L: 34 cm. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Private Collection, UK  Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer & bronzes. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.
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19 janvier 2017

Recumbent Dog, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), ca. 16th century

Recumbent Dog, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), ca. 16th century. H: 19 cm; L: 21 cm; W: 14 cm. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Private Collection, UK Private Collection, USA  Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer & bronzes. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2017

Wei Tuo Pusa, China, Early Ming Dynasty, 14-15th century

Wei Tuo Pusa, China, Early Ming Dynasty, 14-15th century. Height: 122 cm, 48 inches. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This carved wooden figure, represents the Buddhist deity Wei Tuo Pusa. He has a compassionate expression, his eyes inlaid with black glass to make them more lively. The wooden surface has traces of pigment, lacquer and gilding.Wei Tuo, also known as the Hindu bodhisattva Skanda, is one of the eight deities that protects the principles of Buddhism. In most portrayals he appears... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2017

Stone head of Guanyin, China, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Stone head of Guanyin, China, Song Dynasty (960-1279). H. 37 cm. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017.  Provenance: JMD Collection, The Netherlands 2015 With Vanderven Oriental Art, 1996 Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han & Tang Periods, Ming & Qing porcelains & works of art including Jades, Bronzes, hardstones and wood. Japanese porcelains, 20th century lacquer & bronzes. Nachtegaalslaantje 1, 5211 LE... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2017

Pilgrim Flask, China, Liao Dynasty (907-1125)

Pilgrim Flask, China, Liao Dynasty (907-1125). Height: 24,5 cm. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Featuring a strap hole and a lid, the form of this vessel - also known as cockscomb pot, jiguanhu 鸡冠壶, or horse-stirrup pot, madenghu 马镫壶.. The shape originates from the leather satchel-like containers employed by early Qidan people to carry liquids such as water, milk and wine. This form appears to have originated in present-day Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, as early as the fourth century and has... [Lire la suite]
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