04 juin 2019

Tianminlou – A Small History of Chinese Ceramics

Unknown Delights from the Tianminlou CollectionRegina Krahl  The Tianminlou collection, assembled by Ko Shih Chao, better known as S.C. Ko (1911 – 1992), can be considered one of the most remarkable private assemblages of Chinese ceramics. It is most famous for porcelains from the Jingdezhen kilns of the Yuan (1279-1368), Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties and its name does first of all evoke blue-and-white porcelain – a section that is particularly strong and representative. A fine selection of its... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2019

A Pair of Yellow-Ground Sancai ‘Dragons’ Dishes, Daoguang Marks and Period (1821-1850)

Lot 3056. A Pair of Yellow-Ground Sancai ‘Dragons’ Dishes, Daoguang Marks and Period (1821-1850). D 14.4cm; D 14.2cm. Estimate HKD 70,000 - 120,000. Lot sold HKD 82,600 (USD 10,529). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
23 février 2019

Extraordinary collection of Chinese tomb sculpture opens at the Bruce Museum

GREENWICH, CONN.- A new exhibition opened at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, that showcases the extraordinary collection of Chinese tomb sculpture in the Fred and Jane Brooks Collection of the Bruce Museum. Featuring dozens of rare and delicate terra cotta figurines, painted and glazed ceramics, and other antiquities, Buried Treasures of the Silk Road is on view in the Museum’s Arcade Gallery through June 2, 2019. During the period of peace and prosperity of the Han Dynasty (206BCE – 220CE), considered the... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2018

A Sancai 'Pomegranate' Dish, Liao Dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 118. A Sancai 'Pomegranate' Dish, Liao Dynasty (907-1125); 14,2 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 EUR. Lot sold 3,750 EUR. © Sotheby's. Coupe en biscuit émaillé sancai, Dynastie Liao le centre incisé de deux grenades dans leur feuillage, rehaussées d'émaux jaune, vert et aubergine, dans un médaillon à bordure jaune, l'aile peinte en vert. Sotheby's. Art d'Asie, 11 décembre 2018
22 septembre 2018

A sancai moulded ink stone, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 81. A sancai moulded ink stone, Liao dynasty (907-1125); 7 7/8 in. (20.2 cm.), diam., box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 19,216 - USD 33,308). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
21 septembre 2018

A Chengguan sancai carved and moulded ‘Peony and Mythical Beast’ pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 91. A Chengguan sancai carved and moulded ‘Peony and Mythical Beast’ pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 9 in. (23 cm.) long, box. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,121 - USD 7,681). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Literature: Dream Quest-The Mark Lam Collection of Chinese Ceramic Pillows, Shanghai, 2008, pl. 68. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018

28 août 2018

An unusual sancai jar, Tang dynasty

Lot 141. An unusual sancai jar, Tang dynasty; 6in (15.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 12,000 - 18,000 (€ 10,000 - 15,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Potted with a compressed globular body, the shoulder impressed with the outline of eight florets highlighted with amber and ivory glaze over blue, running towards the base over incised lines encircling the body and mingling with an amber glaze, leaving resist-decorated spots and falling in an irregular line above the flared foot ring, all surmounted by a short flared... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2018

Pottery sancai miniature ewer, China, Tang dynasty, early 8th century

Pottery sancai miniature ewer, China, Tang dynasty, early 8th century, Height: 5 inches, 12.7 cm, Width: 3 inches,7.5 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art. A pottery ewer, the rounded body is supported on a tall, stepped foot with flat base and is surmounted by a slender neck that rises from a single ridge and terminates in a mouth that is pinched into a trefoil shape. The mouth is joined to the body by a double strap handle, which is ornamented by two circular studs and a scrolled finial. Thin engraved lines encircle... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2018

Coupe en biscuit émaillé sancai, Dynastie Liao (907-1125)

Lot 242. Coupe en biscuit émaillé sancai, Dynastie Liao (907-1125); 14,2 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimation: 8,000 — 12,000 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. le centre incisé de deux grenades dans leur feuillage, rehaussées d'émaux jaune, vert et aubergine, dans un médaillon à bordure jaune, l'aile peinte en vert. A sancai 'pomegranate' dish, Liao dynasty Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 12 juin 2018, 11:30 AM
29 mai 2018

A sancai ingot-shaped pillow and a Qingbai ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 378. A sancai ingot-shaped pillow and a Qingbai ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279); pillow: 18 cm, 7 1/8  in.; ewer: h. 11.1 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pillow decorated with floral scrolls and geometric patterns in amber, green and cream glaze; the ewer with an eight-lobed body, covered overall in a blue-tinged translucent glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM