24 février 2017

Michael C. Hughes LLC at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Large Famille Verte Baluster Vase, China, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Height: 17 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Ming Cloisonné Deep Basin. Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644. Diameter: 15 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Jizhou Wave Vase. Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-14th Century. Height: 7 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC An Opaque Imperial-Yellow Glass Bottle. Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911. Height: 2 1/2 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Michael C. Hughes LLC (New... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2017

A pair of Chinese celadon-glazed garlic-mouth vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 208. From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. A pair of Chinese celadon-glazed garlic-mouth vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a stepped foot, surmounted by a tall waisted neck terminating to a garlic-form mouth, the neck flanked by a pair of foliate scroll handles, decorated to the exterior with rows of lotus lappets, covered overall in a sea-green... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2017

A large pair of Chinese famille-verte baluster jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 182. From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. A large pair of Chinese famille-verte baluster jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. each painted with peacocks and other birds in flight amongst large peonies and other floral blooms borne on leafy branches, all below a chevron band around the shoulder, the neck decorated with floral branches issuing from pierced rocks, the domed cover similarly decorated; each... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2017

A Chinese jade figure of a boy, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 507. From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. A Chinese jade figure of a boy, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate  400 - 600GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's modelled crouching over a basket, with another small boy on his back, the stone of a pale celadon tone, hardwood stand.  Sotheby's. The Duchess Property & Precious Objects from the Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe London, 27 May 2015
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]
11 février 2017

Double gourd-shaped snuff bottle, circa 1780-1830, Qing dynasty

Double gourd-shaped snuff bottle, circa 1780-1830, Qing dynasty, brown, green, yellow, red glazed porcelain; glass stopper. Height: 2.5 inches (with stopper). Bequeathed by Oscar Charles Raphael, The British Museum, London, 1945,1017.353. © Trustees of the British Museum

11 février 2017

Calligraphy and blossom snuff-bottle (double), 1800-1840, Qing dynasty

Calligraphy and blossom snuff-bottle (double), 1800-1840, Qing dynasty, famille rose enamelled porcelain. Height: 2.4 inches - Diameter: 2 inches. Donated by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, The British Museum, London, Franks.609.+. © Trustees of the British Museum
09 février 2017

Cup with green glaze, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735

Cup with green glaze, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent and green glazes, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Height: 6,4 cm. Diameter: 9,5 cm. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF,B.511. © The Trustees of the British Museum The Yongzheng emperor sent officials to closely supervise production of porcelains at Jingdezhen. From official Qing dynasty palace records we know that he encouraged experimentation with single coloured glazes... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2017

Lark Mason Associates Announces Asia Week New York Preview Exhibition, At East 120th St, NYC

A 20th century Chinese Jadeite Censer and Cover. Est.: $40,000/60,000. © Lark Mason Associates NEW-YORK - Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that he will preview his important Spring Asian art auction during Asia Week New York. Over 400 lots will be on view at iGavel’s New York headquarters at 227 East 120th Street, from March 9th -18th. The Asian Works of Art auction goes live on iGavelauctions.com on March 28 and closes on April 18th. Says Lark Mason, “We are delighted to present... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2017

Cup with long Qianlong inscription, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period, dated AD 1776

Cup with long Qianlong inscription, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period, dated AD 1776. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue, overglaze blue and fencai (powdered colours), Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF,A.827 © Trustees of the British Museum On one side a boy is shown with a cockerel among blue rocks. There is a long inscription on the other side in black enamel with red seals, including the date of the bingshen year of the Qianlong reign (AD 1776). The inscription... [Lire la suite]