19 août 2017

Octagonal Box, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Octagonal Box, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566). Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamel decoration (Wucai ware), 4 x 6 1/4 inches (10.2 x 15.9 cm). The Alfred and Margaret Caspary Memorial Gift, 1955; 1955-50-372a,b © 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art.

09 janvier 2017

Octagonal Box with Birds, Peony Flowers, and Peach Branches, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Jiajing mark and period (1522–1566)

Octagonal Box with Birds, Peony Flowers, and Peach Branches, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Jiajing mark and period (1522–1566). Porcelain painted in underglaze blue. Restricted gift of Josephine P. Albright in memory of Alice Higgenbothem Patterson, 1967.366a-b. The Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago  
11 mars 2016

Ben Janssens Oriental Art Ltd at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

Jade pendant Huang, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period, 475-221 BC. Ben Janssens Oriental Art Ltd © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Jade. A pendant of arched form, Huang, terminating in well-pronounced dragonheads at both ends. The dragonheads are carved with well-defined bulging eyes, prominent ears and nose, strong jaw, pointed teeth and a short beard. The huang has a narrow ridge and is covered with a raised spiral grain pattern on both sides. Two C-shaped apertures form the dragons’ mouths. The... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2008

A Very Rare Octagonal Red Lacquer Box, China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), 14th C.

A Very Rare Octagonal Red Lacquer Box, China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), 14th C. with the depiction of a landscape scenery with pavilion, water, rocks and trees on the lid carved in the thick red lacquer layer, the main subject on the lid with the two scholars in the pavilion writing and the approaching attendant on the left, carrying a zither qin, is also an allusion of two of the "Four accomplishments" (Qin qi shu hu, playing on the zither qin, playing chessboard, weiqi, writing and literature, shu, and painting,... [Lire la suite]
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