12 février 2017

Cross-cultural works of art from China and Japan to be exhibited by Jorge Welsh at TEFAF Maastricht 2017

A rare and large cistern, from the Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795), measuring 40 by 43cm, and decorated with a view of Westgate, Canterbury, England. © Jorge Welsh LONDON.- For the 30th anniversary of TEFAF Maastricht, the gallery Jorge Welsh Works of Art will unveil an important collection of Chinese export porcelain and Japanese export lacquer. Some of the highlights include: A rare and large cistern, from the Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795), measuring 40 by 43cm, and... [Lire la suite]

23 janvier 2017

Galerie Lamy. Stand 43b. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Pair of large baluster-shaped jars with lids, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Blue and white porcelain painted with figures, flower pots and floral decorations.  H 56 cm. Courtesy Galerie Lamy. Literature: exhibition catalogue 'The Age of Gallantry', The Chinese porcelain New York, 1995, n° 100 (similar pair) Pair of spaniels, China, Qianlong period (1711-1799); Polychrome porcelain. H 16.5 cm and 17 cm. Courtesy Galerie Lamy. Provenance: Hodroff collection 4041  ... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2017

Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne. Stand 3c. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Chinese incense burner, Blue and white and copper-red porcelain on a celadon ground, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). H 15.5 cm. Courtesy Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne Decorated in light relief with two deer and two cranes in a landscape.  Pair of incense boxes shaped as quails. Cloisonné enamel, China, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Total H 24 cm. Courtesy Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne They stand on a later wooden lotus shaped base Set of Chinese snuff bottles. Blue-and-white... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2017

Chinese iron red ewer made for the Indian market, Jingdezhen, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722), circa 1710

Chinese iron red ewer made for the Indian market, Jingdezhen, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722), circa 1710, 26.7cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. The ewer moulded and painted in iron red and gilt with a central tear-shape decorated with a lotus flower surrounded by cloud bands reserved on a red ground and flanked by sprigs of flowers. The neck is moulded with radiating petals and painted with stiff leaves. This type of ewer was made for the export market. The shape... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2017

Chinese blue and white huqqa base made for the Indian market, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Chinese blue and white huqqa base made for the Indian market, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 20cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. The compressed globular body of Indian form, painted in underglaze blue with three panels of depictions of Chinese antiques decorated on a cracked ice and prunus background. The neck and cup also painted with a cracked ice and prunus ground with an unglazed and rounded base. The form of this huqqa base derives from 17th century Indian... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2017

A large famille-verte double-gourd vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Lot 94. A large famille-verte double-gourd vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Estimate 18,000 — 22,000 GBP. Sold 22,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s. the larger lower bulb brightly painted with peony branches issuing from pierced rocks below ruyi clouds and a keyfret band, the waisted shoulder encircled by shaped floral cartouches reserved on a diaper band below a chevron border, the upper gourd similarly decorated with chrysanthemum and lily in a garden with pierced rocks below a foliate... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2017

A rare agate 'double ram' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3769. A rare agate 'double ram' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 875,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  naturalistically carved and skilfully hollowed to the interior in the form of a recumbent ram with its head turned backwards, its young resting by its side whilst suspending a sprig in its mouth, both animals detailed with ruyi-shaped tails, the opaque stone of a variegated warm amber tone, wood stand - 9.6 cm., 3 3/4 ... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

A 'Dehua' 'Marco Polo' censer and cover, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 473. A 'Dehua' 'Marco Polo' censer and cover, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 800/1 200 €. Lot sold 3600 €. Photo Nagel B. 15 cm. Very slightly chipped Property from a North German private collection  Note: Censers of this type have always been associated with Marco Polo, as it was a popular belief in the 19th century that they were brought to Venice by the explorer. A similar censer ascribed to the Kangxi period is illustrated in P.J. Donnelly, Blanc de Chine, London, 1969, pl.... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

A blue and white porcelain cachepot with a figural scene, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 279. A blue and white porcelain cachepot with a figural scene, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 1 500/2 000 €. Lot sold 5 000 €. Photo Nagel carved wood cover, metal handles to side. D. 21,5 cm. Fine starcrack inside Property from a South German noble collection, bought prior 1990  Nagel. Asian Art, 09.12.2016
26 décembre 2016

An unusual decorated wucai porcelain yenyen, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 271. An unusual decorated wucai porcelain yenyen, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 4 000/6 000 €. Lot sold 7 000 €. Photo Nagel H. 47,2 cm. The colors later added (?), few small enamel flakes, few tiny chips Provenance: Former old German noble collection, assembled according to the present owner prior 1939  Nagel. Asian Art, 09.12.2016
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