27 novembre 2017

The Far-Reaching Fragrance of Tea: The Art and Culture of Tea in Asia at National Palace Museum, Taipei

  TAIPEI - The appreciation is a lifestyle, a fashion, an art, and a culture; it is a shared language of tea connoisseurs. The originated in China, and methods of tea making have undergone centuries of change, as have the equipment and the manner in which the tea has been enjoyed. In ancient times, tea was used both to quench the thirst, and also for its perceived medicinal qualities; during the Tang and Song dynasties, it was brewed by boiling then it was sipped gently. During the Ming and Qing dynasties, tea was brewed by... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2017

Walter Arader Himalayan Art at Asian Week NewYork, 9-18 march 2017

Padmapani. Tibet, 16th century. Gilt copper alloy. Height: 10.25 in (20 cm). © Walter Arader Tseringma. China, Beijing, Kangxi (1661-1722). Gilt Lacquered Wood. 75 cm (29.75 in). © Walter Arader Phagpa Lokeshvara. Tibet, 16th-17th century. Gilt Wood. 43.7 cm (17.25 in). © Walter Arader Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY), New Acquisitions, 9-18 march 2017 at 1016 Madison Avenue, New York 10075 - M (484) 919... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2017

Flacon à tabac à décor de fleurs de prunus dans le style japonais maki-e, règne de Kangxi (1662-1722)

Flacon à tabac à décor de fleurs de prunus dans le style japonais maki-e, règne de Kangxi (1662-1722), cuivre, émail peint, Hauteur : 7,6 cm. Taïwan, Taipei, Musée national du Palais, K1E000823N. Photo © National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taïwan, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image NPM
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31 octobre 2016

Ginseng Flower, Banda Lisha, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722

Ginseng Flower, Banda Lisha, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722. Hanging scroll, colors on paper. National Palace Museum.
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31 octobre 2016

Teapot with symbols of longevity, Yixing earthenware, painted enamel, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722

Teapot with symbols of longevity, Yixing earthenware, painted enamel, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722. National Palace Museum.
31 octobre 2016

Plate with floral décor. Painted enamel on Yongle white ware, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722

Plate with floral décor. Painted enamel on Yongle white ware, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722. National Palace Museum.
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31 octobre 2016

Square plate with floral décor. Copper, painted enamel, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722

Square plate with floral décor. Copper, painted enamel, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722. National Palace Museum.
31 octobre 2016

Translucent glass calligraphy water pot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign

Translucent glass calligraphy water pot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722. Palace Museum, Beijing.
22 avril 2016

A gilt-bronze mounted blue and white Chinese porcelain cachepot, the porcelain Kangxi, circa 1700, the mounts, late 19th century

Lot 334. A gilt-bronze mounted blue and white Chinese porcelain cachepot, the porcelain Kangxi, circa 1700, the mounts, late 19th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,154 - 7,731 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. 29.5cm. high; 11¾in. Sotheby's. Collections & Collectors, London, 28 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM
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19 avril 2016

A Kangxi gilt-decorated powder-blue ewer, China, with later Ottoman metal mounts, 18th century

Lot 205. A Kangxi gilt-decorated powder-blue ewer, China, with later Ottoman metal mounts, 18th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. decorated in gilt around the body on a blue ground with floral blossoms and spider webs, the crescent-moon shaped mouth with hinged metal lid topped with red stone, the spout with a long silver mount and dragon-head terminal, both with tughra stamps; 31.3cm.  Note: This ewer is of a type known to have been made in China for the... [Lire la suite]