18 août 2017

Stem Cup, Ming dynasty, Zhengde Period (1506-1521)

Stem Cup, Ming dynasty, Zhengde Period (1506-1521). Porcelain with overglaze red enamel decoration; 5 x 6 1/2 inches (12.7 x 16.5 cm). Gift of Major General and Mrs. William Crozier, 1944, 1944-20-802 © 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art.

16 juin 2017

A white-glazed stem cup with anhua dragon decoration, China, 17th century

Lot 349. A white-glazed stem cup with anhua dragon decoration, China, 17th century. Height 10.5 cm. Estimate CHF 3,000 / 5,000 (€ 2 780/4 630). Sold for CHF 6 000 (hammer price). © Koller Zurich Wide bowl with extended lip on slightly tapered, grooved foot. A thin, fluid glaze overlays the incised Anhua decor inside, which shows two four-clawed dragons with flamed wish beads. Cloth-bound case with leather mounts. Transport container. Two fine hairlines. Koller... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2017

A fine Imperial blue and white 'lança character' stem cup, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

  Lot 118. A fine Imperial blue and white 'lança character' stem cup, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$ 700,000 - 900,000 (€82,000 - 110,000). Photo: Bonhams. The steep flaring sides vividly painted with eight evenly-spaced lança characters enclosed within undulating lotus stems issuing stylised blossoms and acanthus leaves, the underside with a frieze of tightly bound lotus lappets, all raised on a tall spreading stem foot decorated with bands of demi-flowerheads... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A blue and white stem cup, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 110. A blue and white stem cup, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435); 3 ½ in. (8.8 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 77,160 - USD 102,880) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The well-proportioned cup is finely decorated to the exterior with two striding mythical winged elephants amongst ruyi-cloud scrolls above turbulent swirling waves around the base and on the unglazed sealed stem foot. The interior is undecorated except... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

A blue and white porcelain stem cup, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 96. A blue and white porcelain stem cup, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century, 3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 13,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set on a flared short foot, circular cup decorated in underglaze-blue with chestnut boughs, applied with a clear glaze Christie's. An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese & Korean Art, 25 April 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
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28 mars 2017

An Extremely Rare Doucai Stem Cup, Mark and Period of Chenghua (1465-1487)

Lot 3101. An Extremely Rare Doucai Stem Cup, Mark and Period of Chenghua (1465-1487). Height 7.7 cm. Est. HK$8,000,000-12,000,000 (US$ 1.040,000-1.550,000). Lot Sold 13,300,000 HKD (1,711,577 USD). © Sotheby's. delicately potted with a deep U-shaped cup supported on a tall splayed foot bordered with a raised fillet, the exterior of the cup delicately decorated in underglaze blue as well as red, yellow and green enamels with four evenly spaced medallions of roses wreathed by fine... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2017

Ming dynasty Blue and White Porcelains, Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017

Porcelain Stand, China, Six character mark of Wanli and of the period (1573-1620). Ø:22 cm H: 8 cm.Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This robustly potted circular stand comprises a ring, supported on five cloud-lappet feet, on a ring base. It is decorated in underglaze blue, except the top of the wide rim, which has been left unglazed. The outside edge of the rim, is decorated with meandering garlands with lingzhi fungus heads, interrupted by a large cartouche bearing... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2017

A blue and white stem cup, Shunzhi period, circa 1650-1660

Lot 3557. A blue and white stem cup, Shunzhi period, circa 1650-1660. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Price Realized $22,500. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The bell-shaped cup is supported on a tall, hollow and spreading foot and is decorated on the exterior with a scene from the poem of ‘The Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup’, with Li Jin accompanied by two attendants and a peddler pushing a wine cart, all within a rocky landscape set between a ‘cracked-ice’ band at the rim and thin bamboo branches on the... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2016

Stem cup, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Xuande emperor (1426-1435)

Stem cup, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Xuande emperor (1426-1435), China, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze-blue decoration, qinghua ware. H. 2 3/8 in x Diam. 5 in, H. 6.7 cm x Diam. 12.7 cm. Gift of Roy Leventritt, B69P10L. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture
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26 octobre 2016

Stem Cup, Period of Tibetan Empire, 7th–9th century, China (Xinjiang Autonomous Region, Central Asia)

Stem Cup, Period of Tibetan Empire, 7th–9th century, China (Xinjiang Autonomous Region, Central Asia). Gold with repoussé decoration. H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Diam. of mouth 2 3/4 in. (7 cm). Purchase, 2001 Benefit Fund, 2002; 2002.19. © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The intertwined vine with its curled leaves is reminiscent of Sogdian imagery and motifs found in Gandharan Dionysian reliefs. The twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac are placed in rectangular frames beneath the cup rim.
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