06 décembre 2017

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima Ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari City), Late 17th - early 18th century

Lot 97. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima Ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari City), Late 17th - early 18th century; 14.8 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The circular dish on a high ring foot, decorated in iron red on underglaze blue with falling cherry blossoms, three wicker baskets and seigaiha [stylised waves], the reverse with threehana-karakusa [Chinese style flowers with scrolling foliage], the ring foot with comb... [Lire la suite]

06 décembre 2017

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period, Late 17th - early 18th century

Lot 94. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period, Late 17th - early 18th century; 20.3 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The circular dish on a high ring foot, decorated in iron red and yellow enamel on underglaze blue with camellia blossoms strung on a thread, the reverse with three tasselled coin clusters, the ring foot with comb design Note: For similar examples,... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2017

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (Late 17th - early 18th century)

Lot 95. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (Late 17th - early 18th century); 20.3 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The circular dish on a high ring foot, decorated in iron red and yellow enamel on underglaze blue with camellia blossoms strung on a thread, the reverse with three tasselled coin clusters, the ring foot with comb design Note: For similar examples,... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2017

Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Masterpiece London 2017

Iznik tile, Turkey, Second half of the 16th century. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd., Stand C5 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Mughal octogonal container, India, Late 17th - early 18th century. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd., Stand C5 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD A study of a binjai (mangifera caesia), Probably Penang, 19th century. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd., Stand C5 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. 69 Kensington Church Street, London, W8 4BG, United Kingdom. T  +44 20 7937... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2017

An Arita Coffee Urn and Cover, Edo period (late 17th - early 18th century)

Lot 40. An Arita Coffee Urn and Cover, Edo period (late 17th - early 18th century). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Decorated in underglaze blue with ho-o birds perched on rockwork and in flight among chrysanthemums and peonies, the loop handle with scrolling karakusa, the tripod feet with stylised flower and foliage, the cover with a drop-shaped finial with further flowers, with silver patinated metal tap modelled as a mythical beast head and metal chain attaching the cover - 28.5cm. high ... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2016

Of royal and noble descent: Sotheby's to offer works of art from Palazzo Sacchetti, Rome

La Galleria: Palazzo Sachetti. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Hot on the heels of its record-breaking sale of the Grimani tables last December, Sotheby’s London will present a selection of 460 fascinating royal and aristocratic heirlooms in its “Of Royal and Noble Descent” auction on 19 January 2016. This year’s exciting group of Old Master paintings and sculpture, furniture, decorative arts and vertu is spearheaded by works of arts that formerly adorned the Palazzo Sacchetti - the famous Renaissance palace in the... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2015

A Dehua reticulated brushpot (bitong), Late 17th - Early 18th century

A Dehua reticulated brushpot (bitong), Late 17th - Early 18th century. Estimate 16,000 — 18,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of tall cylindrical form, the sides deftly pierced in two registers, the lower with a leafy, stylized peony meander, the upper with four shaped reserves each enclosing a single character, zhuang, yuan, ji, di, (may you be first in the Imperial examination) all against a wan pattern fretwork ground, between plain concave borders at the rim and base, glazed... [Lire la suite]