25 avril 2017

A large blue and white Kubachi pottery dish, probably Tabriz, North Iran, Early 17th century

Lot 13. A large blue and white Kubachi pottery dish, probably Tabriz, North Iran, Early 17th century; 14in. (35.5cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,668 - USD 10,224) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The white ground painting in cobalt-blue with a central roundel filled with lobed medallions arranged around a single central scrolling tendril, the borders with regular wave motif. Note: The Caucasian city of Kubachi gave its name to a large group of pottery, the type of which was found decorating... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2017

An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal-thread panel (çatma), Bursa or Istanbul, early 17th century

Lot 140. An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal-thread panel (çatma), Bursa or Istanbul, early 17th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. woven in two parts, joined vertically through the centre, the voided crimson silk velvet ground with rows of carnation fan palmettes emanating from tulips flanked by saz leaves, with central frame delineated, all woven in ivory silk wrapped silver metal thread, mounted onto a stretcher and set within a box frame. Framed: approximately 170 by... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2017

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with ewer, Turkey, early 17th century

Lot 233. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with ewer, Turkey, early 17th century. Estimate 7,000 — 10,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of rounded form with slightly everted rim, painted in underglaze apple green, blue and relief red, outlined in black, with a central ewer decorated with split-arabesques and foliate stems, amidst a scrolling vine of saz leaves and lotus buds, the rim with scrolls, reverse with abstract motifs - 26cm. diam. Note: A varied selection of Iznik dishes with... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2017

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with ewer, Turkey, early 17th century

Lot 225. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with ewer, Turkey, early 17th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of deep rounded form with everted rim, decorated in underglaze dark blue, green and relief red with black outlines, central ewer surrounded by a scroll of palmettes, carnations and saz leaves, foliate vine border, reverse with abstract motifs, two drill holes to foot, old French collection label - 26.8cm. diam. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 26 Apr 2017,... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2017

Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art at Asia Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Samurai armor bearing the crest of the Inaba family. Signed by Myochin Munesada and dated 1757 © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Okina Sōmen, A full face russet iron samurai armor’s mask formed and decorated to resemble the face of an old man, Edo period, 18th century © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Yutō, A large turned and assembled wood negoro ewer for hot water, Momoyama period, 16th century. Height: 36.8 cm © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Mino Ware, Oribe Style. A green... [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]

20 février 2017

A rare silver portrait of the sixth Shamarpa, Chökyi Wangchuk, Tibet, early 17th Century

Lot 221. A rare silver portrait of the sixth Shamarpa, Chökyi Wangchuk, Tibet, early 17th Century. Estimate 400,000-600,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13426.Height: 4  7/8  in. (12.5 cm) Provenance: Bukowskis Stockholm, 13-16 December 1988. Literature: K. Debreczeny, The Black Hat Eccentric: Artistic Visions of the Tenth Karmapa, New York, 2012, pp. 66-67, fig. 2.1.  H. Uebach and J. L. Panglung, "A Silver Portrait of the 6th Źwa-dmar Karma-pa... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2017

Full Moon Jar, Korea, early 17th Century

Full Moon Jar, Korea, early 17th Century. Porcelain with glaze, 14 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. diam ( 36.8 x 36.8 cm). Founders Society Purchase, G. Albert Lyon Fund and L.A. Young Fund, with additional funds from Mrs. George Endicott and Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Endicott, 1984.2. Photo © 2017, Detroit Institute of Arts
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21 janvier 2017

Stationery Box, Korea, early 17th Century

Stationery Box, Korea, early 17th Century. Lacquer on wood with mother-of-pearl inlay, 5 1/8 x 17 1/8 x 11 3/4 in. (13.0 x 43.5 x 29.8 cm). Founders Society Purchase, donation from an anonymous donor, 82.33.A. Photo © 2017, Detroit Institute of Arts
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20 janvier 2017

Ming dynasty Blue and White Porcelains, Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017

Porcelain Stand, China, Six character mark of Wanli and of the period (1573-1620). Ø:22 cm H: 8 cm.Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This robustly potted circular stand comprises a ring, supported on five cloud-lappet feet, on a ring base. It is decorated in underglaze blue, except the top of the wide rim, which has been left unglazed. The outside edge of the rim, is decorated with meandering garlands with lingzhi fungus heads, interrupted by a large cartouche bearing... [Lire la suite]