27 août 2013

Eskenazi’s annual autumn exhibition focuses on jun ware

Group of Glazed Stoneware Flowerpots, zhadou (cats. 16, 15 and 11). Ming dynasty, 15th century, Jun kilns, Henan province. Diameter of rims: 20 cm; height of each: 19 cm, 18.5 cm and 17.4 cm. Photo courtesy Eskenazi Ltd  LONDON - Eskenazi Ltd will present an exhibition of sixteen pieces of Jun ware at 10 Clifford Street, London, from 31 October to 22 November 2013. The exhibition will be a major contribution to the 16th Asian Art in London (31 October to 9 November), the annual event that unites London’s... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2012

Cupstand, buff stoneware with bluish glaze, Ru ware, China, Northern Song period, about 1086-1106

Cupstand, buff stoneware with bluish glaze, Ru ware, China, Northern Song period, about 1086-1106. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images Height: 5.8 cm, Diameter: 16.5 cm. Mark inside the foot reading 'Shou Cheng Dian' Hall for the Attainment of Longevity. Given by Sir Harry Garner and Lady Garner. Museum number: FE.1-1970 A shallow cup-shaped stand, with curving sides vertical at the lip, having no base and set on a wide-spreading, tapered, saucer-like ring-flange with concave upper surface,... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2012

Christie's Hong Kong presents Spring 2012 Chinese Imperial Ceramics & Works of Art sales

   A seleection of archaic bronzes. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 HONG KONG.-Christie’s Hong Kong Spring sales of Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, to be held on 30 May 2012 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, will present nearly 400 lots of Chinese Imperial ceramics and works of art, valued in excess of HK$400 million. Highlighting the series of sales are stunning cloisonné enamels from the Mandel Collection; a superb selection of very important ceramics, jades and textiles in the... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2011

Stoneware ceramics from the Harvard Art Museums, sold to benefit the Asian Acquisition Fund

A Yaozhou celadon glazed stoneware bowl. Northern Song Period. Photo Bonhams The walls of its deep curving well divided by six radiating lines and the exterior incised with a single band below the rim, the olive green glaze applied to all surfaces except the foot pad exhibiting a dense web of craze lines and burnt to a golden brown where thinly applied around the foot area. 7 7/8in (20cm) diameter - Estimate: US$4,000 - 6,000 Property from the Harvard Art Museums, sold to benefit the Asian Acquisition Fund    A... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2009

Chinese Ceramics from the Asia Society collection : Dish. China, Shaanxi Province; Northern Song period (960-1127)

Dish. China, Shaanxi Province; Northern Song period (960-1127), late 11th - early 12th century. Stoneware with carved and combed design under glaze (Yaozhou ware). H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); D. 7 in. (17.8 cm). Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of Asian Art. 1979.132 Yaozhou wares are among the most elegant and widespread of the famous Chinese green wares, often classified in the west as "celadons." The lush peony carved into the bottom of the interior of this small Yaozhou dish is typical of the bold... [Lire la suite]


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