12 février 2016

A 600-year-old china Ming cup, valued at £2m is to be offered in Hong Kong by Auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull

A blue and white Stem Cup, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period (1426-35). Estimate in excess of £2 million. HONG KONG.- The Stem Cup, which dates back to about 1425, is valued in excess of £2 million and will be sold by Lyon & Turnbull at a special auction in Hong Kong on the 31st May 2016. The Stem Cup will be the star lot of the 80-100 lot auction of Chinese Art that Lyon & Turnbull will co-produce with their sister company Freeman's of Philadelphia, America's oldest auction... [Lire la suite]

30 janvier 2016

Lacquered stem cup with silver lining, 16th century, Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644)

Lacquered stem cup with silver lining, 16th century, Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), wood, covered in black and red lacquer, and with carved decoration; silver lining, 8.8 cm (height), 8.5 cm (diameter), at foot 5.3 cm (diameter). Presented by E. H. North, 1965. EA1965.4 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
29 janvier 2016

Blue-and-white stem cup with a dragon and clouds, Yuan Dynasty (1279 - 1368), 2nd half of the 14th century

Blue-and-white stem cup with a dragon and flower, Yuan Dynasty (1279 - 1368), 2nd half of the 14th century. Jingdezhen kilns, porcelain, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue; unglazed base, 14.7 cm (height), 16.5 cm (diameter), at foot 6.7 cm (diameter). Presented by P. H. Wikramaratna, in memory of his wife Nancy, 2007. EA2007.263. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
29 janvier 2016

Blue-and-white stem cup with a dragon and flower, Yuan Dynasty (1279 - 1368), 2nd half of the 14th century

Blue-and-white stem cup with a dragon and flower, Yuan Dynasty (1279 - 1368), 2nd half of the 14th century. Jingdezhen kilns, porcelain, with slip decoration and underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, 9.5 cm (height), 9.4 cm (diameter), at foot 3.2 cm (diameter). Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947. EAX.1387. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
17 janvier 2016

Jianyao Hare's Fur Stem Cup, Song Dynasty

Lot 13. Jianyao Hare's Fur Stem Cup, Song Dynasty, ca. 960 to 1279 CE. Estimate $500 – $700.Photo Artemis Gallery Of Jianyao manufacture Hare's Fur glazed stoneware. Graceful small cup on raised foot, interior and exterior covered in the most luscious deep brown glaze with areas of blue, gray and black. Size: 2.125" W x 2.25" H (5.4 cm x 5.7 cm) Size: 2.125" W x 2.25" H (5.4 cm x 5.7 cm)  Provenance: Ex-Paul and Louise Bernheimer Collection, Cambridge, MA and Laguna Woods, CA, acquired before 1980.  Artemis... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2016

Stem cup, China, 13th-14th century

Stem cup, China, 13th-14th century, Longquan ware. H 13.1cm × d 13.2cm. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
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30 décembre 2015

A pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 222. A pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. each square flaring body with canted corners and painted to each face with figures in an interior or garden, the base with apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark; together with a near pair of Chinese blue and white ovoid jars and covers, painted with foliate medallions between ruyi and lotus bands, Qing dynasty, Kangxi... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2015

A fine silver stem cup, Tang dynasty, late 7th-early 8th century

Lot 8072. A fine silver stem cup, Tang dynasty, late 7th-early 8th century; 2 1/2in (6.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 25,000 (€13,000 - 22,000). Sold for US$ 87,500 (€ 71,068). Photo: Bonhams. Of graceful form, the deep cup exquisitely chased and engraved in a wide band with a delicate continuous meander issuing leaves and palmette-shaped blossoms, beneath a rib and a further floral scroll below the rim, the cup above a flange decorated with saw-tooth motif and all raised on a knopped stem and flaring recessed... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2015

A blue and white stem cup, Kangxi four-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1662-1722)

A blue and white stem cup, Kangxi four-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate $8,000 – $12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015   The deep, bell-shaped cup is raised on a tall, flaring foot and decorated in a penciled style with a spray of camellia opposite a similarly rendered spray of crabapple, all below a dentil band interrupted by a four-character Kangxi mark in a line at the rim and above plantain leaves on the foot. 4 in. (10 cm.) high  ... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2015

A blue and white stem cup with anhua decoration, Kangxi period

A blue and white stem cup with anhua decoration, Kangxi period. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo Bonhams. Thinly potted with a flared rim to the wide, curving well and raised on a tall conical foot, the fabric on the interior delicately molded with alternating lotus flowers and siddham roundels issuing from interlocked strap-work scrolls, the floor of the well painted in underglaze blue with a lotus and tendril roundel that repeats in a fluid pattern on the exterior walls, the lustrous glaze... [Lire la suite]
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