04 août 2016

Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai, square form bowl, Kangxi period, 1662-1722

Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai, square form bowl, Kangxi period, 1662-1722. Photo Marchant with chamfered foliate corners, painted on each side with different scenes from the Romance of The Western Chamber; Zhang Sheng climbing the wall to visit Cui Yingying while her maid Hong Niang interrupts; Zhang Sheng seated at a table giving a letter to Hong Niang to deliver; the lovers meeting under the new moon and stars on a date arranged by Hong Niang, who peeps through the window; and Zhang Sheng talking to Hong... [Lire la suite]

15 mai 2012

Square Form Imperial Yellow Bowl. 清代 Qing Dynasty, 乾隆 Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Square Form Imperial Yellow Bowl. 清代 Qing Dynasty, 乾隆 Qianlong Period (1736-1795) © 2000-2012 teadust.com An extremely rare imperial scrap bowl of square section with steep flaring sides rising to a lipped rim covered overall in a brilliant glossy egg yolk yellow glaze (huang you). Incised in the well of the bowl is a writhing dragon. On each of the curved sides are incised ferocious dragons in various twisted positions amongst flames and flaming pearls above turbulent waves. Centered on the white glazed base is the zhuanshu... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2011

Square Form Imperial Yellow Bowl. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795).

Square Form Imperial Yellow Bowl. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Courtesy Vermeer & Griggs An extremely rare imperial scrap bowl of square section with steep flaring sides rising to a lipped rim covered overall in a brilliant glossy egg yolk yellow glaze (huang you). Incised in the well of the bowl is a writhing dragon. On each of the curved sides are incised ferocious dragons in various twisted positions amongst flames and flaming pearls above turbulent waves. Centered on the white glazed... [Lire la suite]