16 octobre 2017

Maria Kiang Chinese Art at TEFAF New York Fall 201

An elephant candelabrum, China, Tang Dynasty (618-907). White-glazed (10.5 x 10 in.) © Maria Kiang Chinese Art Provenance: Jakob Goldschmidt (1882-1955), Berlin, acquired prior to 1929. Literature: Jörg Trübner on memory: results of his last Chinese journeys , Berlin 1930, plate no. 74. Exhibition: Berlin, Prussian Academy of Arts, exhibition of Chinese art , 12 January to 2 April 1929, cat. no. 364. François-Simon-Alphonse Giroux (1776-Paris-1848), A... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2017

Jorge Welsh will present new exhibition 'Turn of the Sea: Art from the Eastern Trade Routes' at 20 years Asian Art in London

José Maria Gonsalves (atrib.), Two Views of Goa, India, Goa, 1830s. Oil on canvas. H. 64 cm W. 50 cm © Jorge Welsh LONDON - The exhibition Turn of the Sea: Art from the Eastern Trade Routes focuses on the period between the 16th and the 19th century and displays works of art that were not only the result, but also contributed to the creation of global connections. Included in the exhibition are works of art from Benin, Kongo, India, Sri Lanka, China and Japan, that illustrate and highlight... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2017

Dutch-Decorated ‘Crucifixion’ Saucer, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), circa 1720-1730, decorated circa 1730

Dutch-Decorated ‘Crucifixion’ Saucer, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), circa 1720-1730, decorated circa 1730. Porcelain decorated in Holland in polychrome enamels and gold. Diameter 21 cm (8.3 in.) © Jorge Welsh Works of Art Provenance: John Newall Esq Collection Jorge Welsh Works of Art at TEFAF New York Fall 2017, Stand: 51. Primary Address: 116 Kensington Church Street, London, W8 4BH, United Kingdom. T  +44(0)2072292140... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2017

A rare Ming porcelain pen box, Xuande reign, China, 1426-1435 AD

Lot 194. A rare Ming porcelain pen box, Xuande reign, China, 1426-1435 AD, 12 5/8in. (32.1cm.) long. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 106,080 - USD 159,120). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Of rectangular form with rounded ends and separate lid, the white ground decorated in underglaze cobalt-blue, the body with four cartouches of scrolling vine, set on a ground of hexagons, the lid similarly decorated with a central medallion flower panel surrounded by stylised ‘Golden Horn’ cloudbands, inside of... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2017

Chinese vase sells for 10,000 times estimated price in Geneva

Lot 567: Important baluster vase, China, beginning 20th century, Qianlong apocryphal mark. Porcelaine à décor de dragons bleus sur fond jaune, H 60 cm. Estimation: 500 CHF - 800 CHF. Sold for 6.08 million Swiss francs ($6.1 million, 5.1 million euros). There was a bidding battle at the auction on Thursday by two people who believed the vase was in fact from the 18th century. © Genève Enchères. GENEVA (AFP).- A Chinese vase valued between 500 and 800 Swiss francs has... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2017

Nail protector, China, late 19th century

Nail protector, China, late 19th century, silver alloy, pigment; 1.8 × 8.0 × 1.5 cm; Felton Bequest, 1927; 2903-D3 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Nail protector, with relief Chinese character, extended nail edged with grid pattern. The Chinese character for longevity that decorates the nail protector is shou 壽 .

30 août 2017

Notched disc, Nephrite jade, China, circa 2000-1500 BC

Notched disc, Nephrite jade, China, circa 2000-1500 BC. Diameter: 13 cm. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee, A.45-1936 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017.  Disc with severe notches, translucent light and dark green with dark striations. Thin and even, signs of wear on both sides.  In the first few decades of the 20th century a fairly large number of jade rings with notches were excavated from... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2017

Bowl with lotus and chrysanthemum scrolls, China, Ming dynasty, Hongwu period (1368-1398)

Bowl with lotus and chrysanthemum scrolls, China, Ming dynasty, Hongwu period (1368-1398). Porcelain painted in underglaze blue. Height: 14 cm, Diameter: 33.7 cm. Given by Sotheby & Co., C.18-1957 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017. Porcelain bowl with rounded, spreading sides rising from a rather small, tapering footrim. The base is glazed, and the glaze is poorly controlled above the foot. Painted in underglaze blue on the inside with a large medallion comprising a peony spray; round the... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2017

A porcelain blue ewer made for the Islamic market, China, 18th century

A porcelain blue ewer made for the Islamic market, China, 18th century, 30cm high. © Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. The porcelain blue ewer of compacted pear-shaped form and flared foot. The mouth is crescent-moon shaped; the spout is curved. The ewer is decorated with traces of floral gilt decoration.Two similar ewers are in The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Accession Numbers 775-1888 and 1674-1876, and are published by Kerr and Mengoni, Chinese Export Ceramics, V&A Publishing, London, 2011, p. 111, pl. 158. According to... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2017

A Rare Blue and White Pen Box of Islamic Form, China, Late 15th century , Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

A Rare Blue and White Pen Box of Islamic Form, China, Late 15th century , Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), 26.5cm long (box without mounts). © Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. This rare and unusual blue and white porcelain pen box of slender oval form is painted with scrolling lotus motifs in underglaze blue. The sides of the box are fairly straight with rounded corners. The interior is divided into four compartments; the largest compartment is of mihrab form. One compartment contains a semi-circular metal inset. The other two compartments... [Lire la suite]