23 février 2016

A fine white-glazed incised stem cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 331. A fine white-glazed incised stem cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1723-1735) © Christie's Image 2003 The exterior incised with the Eight Buddhist Emblems (bajixiang) positioned above eight lotus sprays, all above a ruyi band at the top of the stem foot which is incised with three sprigs of lingzhi - 6 3/8in. (16.2cm.) diam. Lot 331. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $19,120  Notes: An engraved white stem cup with... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2016

A burnished black 'egg-shell' pottery stem cup, Neolithic period, Longshan culture, 2nd half 3rd millenium BC (2500-2000 BC)

A burnished black 'egg-shell' pottery stem cup, Neolithic period, Longshan culture, 2nd half 3rd millenium BC (2500-2000 BC), Shandong Province.  © Christie's Image 2003 Thinly potted, the deep cup with widely flared rim raised on a tall hollow stem with broader tubular section cut with rows of narrow slits either side of a median grooved band, raised on a spreading foot - 9½in. (24.1cm.) high, box - Lot 187. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $4,183  Property ofrom the collection... [Lire la suite]
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]