23 avril 2018

A blue and white bottle vase and a dish for the Portuguese market, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, circa 1540-1550

Lot 57. An extremely rare blue and white dish for the Portuguese market, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, circa 1540-1550; 31.6cm, 12in., diam. Estimate 8,000—12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 the rounded sides rising from a straight foot, painted in underglaze cobalt-blue to the interior with a central medallion enclosing two Buddhist lions with beribboned brocade balls encircled by a trellis border at the rim, the exterior with IHS monogram medallions, the armillary sphere, and roundels... [Lire la suite]

23 juillet 2017

Gigantic dish with dragons among lotus scrolls, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, AD 1522–1566

Gigantic dish with dragons among lotus scrolls, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, AD 1522–1566, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and yellow glaze. Diameter: 79,4 cm. Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF 731 © 2017 Trustees of the British Museum Porcelain dish with flared sides and slightly everted rim. There is a full-faced dragon among lotus scrolls in underglaze blue on a yellow enamel ground in the centre of the interior, and a similar design on... [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]
21 janvier 2017

Blue and white ewer, China, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing Period with apocryphal four-character Xuande mark

Blue and white ewer, China, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing Period with apocryphal four-character Xuande mark, 24cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. The flattened pear-shaped body is painted with cobalt blue lotus scrolls on a white ground. Each side of the ewer is decorated with three floral sprays on a scrolled leafy ground on a central tear-shaped raised panel. Upright leaves are painted on the tapered neck with a diamond-pattern band set below the neck. The curved spout is... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2016

Bowl with chrysanthemum panels, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566)

Bowl with chrysanthemum panels, Ming dynasty  (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with incised decoration under glaze. H. 3 3/4 in x Diam. 8 in, H. 9.5 cm x Diam. 20.3 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P184. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture
22 décembre 2016

Bowl with brown glaze, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566)

Bowl with brown glaze, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with brown glaze. H. 2 5/8 in x Diam. 5 1/4 in, H. 6.7 cm x Diam. 13.5 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P1760. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture In Ming imperial porcelain, traditional glazes in red, white, blue, celadon green, pale blue, and so on were retained on wares for daily use, ceremonies, or interior display. Certain... [Lire la suite]

22 décembre 2016

Plate with longevity character, peaches, fungi, cranes, and mountain, Ming dynasty, Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566)

Plate with longevity character, peaches, fungi, cranes, and mountain, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566), China, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 2 1/8 in x Diam. 12 7/8 in, H. 5.4 cm x Diam. 32.7 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P1532. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture The decorative elements on this blue-and-white plate form a complex rebus for "mountain of longevity, sea of blessings... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2016

Jar with dragons amid clouds, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566)

Jar with dragons amid clouds, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566),  China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with overglaze multicolor decoration. H. 5 1/2 in x Diam. 5 1/4 in, H. 14 cm x Diam. 13.3 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P1523. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture This use of color, called "red over yellow" in which red pigment was applied over a yellow glaze, emerged in the Xuande era, and flourished during the... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2016

A beautiful and large blue and white porcelain plate, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 51. A beautiful and large blue and white porcelain plate, Jiajing period (1522-1566). Estimate 2500.00€ - 5000.00 €. Photo Czerny's Finely painted in white and blue; depicting a hill landscape surrounded by water and with a man on a donkey crossing a bridge between two mountains; the border is decorated with a painted band with storks and lotus flowers; finely painted at the back with three pomegranate branches with a bird on top. Chips on the border and a firing damage at the... [Lire la suite]
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24 septembre 2016

An important and rare blue and white dish porcelain, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 50. An important and rare blue and white dish porcelain, Jiajing period (1522-1566). Estimate 8000.00€ - 15000.00 €. Photo Czerny's Resting on a low ring foot, the inside of the dish is decorated with a wonderful flow of lotus flower, the back are finely depicted at intervals six storks flying and six clouds, on the basis you notice different written in Arabic characters and a five-pointed star in the center. The dish has a large central spinning with a small old restoration on... [Lire la suite]
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