29 juillet 2015

A moulded 'Longquan' celadon figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century

A moulded 'Longquan' celadon figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate 5000/7000 €. Sold 13.000 €. Photo Nagel the moulded deity seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne raised on a tiered pedestal base, wearing a loose robe opened at the chest revealing a wan symbol and falling in folds over his legs and the base, the face with gentle smile and framed by curly hair, covered overall in a thick sage-green glaze save for the head and chest reserved in the biscuit and fired... [Lire la suite]

29 juillet 2015

A rare moulded 'Longquan' celadon figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century

A rare moulded 'Longquan' celadon figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate 5000/7000 €. Sold 5.000 €. Photo Nagel the moulded deity seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne raised on a tiered pedestal base, wearing a loose robe opened at the chest revealing a wan symbol and falling in folds over his legs and the base, the face with gentle smile and framed by curly hair, covered overall in a thick sage-green glaze save for the face, chest and hands reserved in the biscuit and... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2015

"Three Friends: Pine, Bamboo, and Plum" at Princeton University Art Museum

PRINCETON - Because of their ability to thrive even in the harshness of winter, pine, bamboo, and plum together embody steadfastness, perseverance, and resilience. Pine and bamboo are evergreen, while plum trees blossom at the end of winter, signaling the approach of spring. Representing the ideal characteristics of a scholar-gentleman, the trio came to be known as the Three Friends of Winter. They stood as symbols of hope and sheer determination, encouraging perseverance in the face of adversity.... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2015

A blue and white kendi, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period, with German silver-gilt mounts, Augsburg or Nuremberg, early 17th century

A blue and white kendi with German silver-gilt mounts, the porcelain Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (1572-1620), the mounts unmarked, probably Augsburg or Nuremberg, early 17th century. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000  GBP. Lot. Sold 245,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the lobed compressed spherical body rising from a flat base, to a tall cylindrical neck, painted with roundels of a horse, crane and lion below a wide band of peony and chrysanthemum at the shoulder, the ribbed domed spout with various diaper panels,... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2015

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl and a blue and white 'cranes and clouds' inkwell, mark and period of Jiajing & Wanli period

A blue and white 'lotus' bowl and a blue and white 'cranes and clouds' inkwell ; bowl: mark and period of Jiajing, inkwell: Ming dynasty, Wanli period, jin shen jia qi  mark. Estimate  70,000 — 100,000  HKD.  Lot Sold. 75,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides of the bombé body painted on the exterior in inky cobalt blue with lotuses in cloud shaped panels and a band of reverse-decorated designs below the slightly flared mouthrim, a six-character mark within double circles, the... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2015

Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty porcelain vase sells for $6,500 at Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta

This rare Chinese Ming Dynasty porcelain vase, meiping form, from the Chenghua period (1465-1487), sold for $6,500 at Ahlers & Ogletree, June 28th. Photo: Ahlers & Ogletree ATLANTA, Ga. – A rare Chinese Ming Dynasty porcelain vase dating to the Chenghua period (1465-1487), 8 ½ inches tall and with a milky white glaze, sold for $6,500 at a Summer Estates Auction held June 28th by Ahlers & Ogletree, in the firm’s gallery located at 715 Miami Circle (Suite 210), in Atlanta. The vase was one of more than 600... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2015

Kraak Bottle in Chinese porcelain, Ming Dynasty, Wanli period (1563-1620)

Kraak Bottle in Chinese porcelain, Ming Dynasty, Wanli period (1563-1620). Estimate 750 € / 1 000 €. Photo: MARQUES DOS SANTOS  blue decoration, birds and horses among flowers. Restoration on the spout. Dim.:31,5cm.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS , PORTO. Art d'Asie, Antiquités & Objets d'Art, le 04 Juillet 2015 à 15h30
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03 juillet 2015

A Longquan celadon glazed stoneware jar, Ming Dynasty

A Longquan celadon glazed stoneware jar, Ming Dynasty. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,700). Photo Bonhams. Thickly potted with a short neck, the compressed globular body surrounded by bands of carved peony and leaf scrolls above stylized lotus petals, and with all over translucent olive green glaze the unglazed foot pad burnt a cinnamon brown, 16.2cm high Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 8 Jul 2015 11:00 BST - EDINBURGH
03 juillet 2015

A Longquan celadon circular dish, Ming Dynasty

A Longquan celadon circular dish, Ming Dynasty. Estimate £600 - 800 (€840 - 1,100). Photo Bonhams. The barbed rim above a lobed cavetto further engraved with foliage around a well with engraved diaper work, the olive green glaze covering all surfaces except a large cinnamon-burnt firing ring within the base, wood display stand, 36.5cm diameter Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 8 Jul 2015 11:00 BST - EDINBURGH
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03 juillet 2015

A Longquan celadon glazed octagonal dish, Ming Dynasty

A Longquan celadon glazed octagonal dish, Ming Dynasty. Estimate £600 - 800 (€840 - 1,100). Photo Bonhams. Its everted walls carved with flower sprays framed by combed lines and the well with a quatrefoil combed panel around diaper, its exterior walls combed and incised with repeat leaf shapes, the olive green glaze covering all surfaces except a large cinnamon-burnt firing ring within the base, wood display stand, 33cm wide Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 8 Jul 2015 11:00 BST - EDINBURGH