27 avril 2014

A rare anhua-decorated white-glazed stem cup, Ming dynasty, 16th century

A rare anhua-decorated white-glazed stem cup, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The bowl is of deep rounded form flaring to a slightly everted rim, supported by a hollow cylindrical tapering stem foot. The interior is decorated with two writhing dragons chasing a flaming pearl, all covered with a white glaze. 5 ¾ in. (14.7 cm.) wide. Estimate £20,000 - £30,000 ($33,580 - $50,370) Christie's.THE C. PHILIP CARDEIRO COLLECTION OF CHINESE ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2014

Five Mughal jade stem cups, India, circa 18th century

Lot 145. Five Mughal jade stem cups, India, circa 18th century. Each: 5cm height; 4.1cm diam. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Lot sold 68,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014. of carved jade, each set with colourful gemstones, including rubies, emeralds and diamonds set in the kundan technique with floral motifs. Quantité: 5.  Note: Whereas the elegant form of these jade cups, with a deep bowl on a tall lightly splayed foot, derive from Chinese models, their inlaid decoration is characteristic of Mughal... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2013

A carved 'tixi' lacquer stem cup, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty

A carved 'tixi' lacquer stem cup, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty. Photo: Sothebys. supported on a pedestal foot, crisply carved through layers of black and red lacquer to create a design of lappets formed from scrolls, the interior fitted with a silver liner. Height 3 in., 7.5 cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 USD Provenance: Christie's New York, 20th and 21st November 1979, lot 573.  Note: A set of cups with a similar scroll design dating to the Southern Song dynasty is illustrated... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2013

A blue-glazed stem cup. China, Jiaqing (1522-1566) mark and period

A blue-glazed stem cup. China, Jiaqing (1522-1566) mark and period. Photo www.andrearum.com Extraordinary stem goblet simply coated in blue glazing. It stands out not only for the balance and harmony of its shape, but also for the iridescent and deep shades of its monochrome glazing. 11 x 14,5 cm. Estimate: €8,000 - €10,000 Florence Number Nine. Asian, Himalayan & Indian Works of Art. 18 May 2013 10:30am http://www.the-saleroom.com
05 mai 2013

A fine white glazed stem cup with copper red fishes, China, underglaze blue six-character mark Yongzheng and of the period

A fine white glazed stem cup with copper red fishes, China, underglaze blue six-character mark Yongzheng and of the period. Photo Nagel Auktionen The shallow bowl with flared rim supported on a hollow slightly tapered stem, decorated on the exterior in underglaze-red with three fish - Small chips at the mouth rim. H.11,6/D.16,2cm. Estimate  5000/ 7000 € Property from an old North German private collection, purchased in the 1960ies and 1970ies.  Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art,... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2013

A blue and white stem cup, Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

A blue and white stem cup, Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Photo China Guardian D 14.5 cm. Estimate: HKD 300,000-400,000 (USD: 38,700-51,600) China Guardian Hong Kong 2013 Spring Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. April 4-5 2013. http://english.cguardian.com
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02 décembre 2012

A Pair of Blue and White Stem Cups, Qianlong six character mark and period (1736-1795)

A Pair of Blue and White Stem Cups, Qianlong six character mark (in a single line along the inner base) and period (1736-1795). Photo Stockholm Auktionsverk following the shape of an early Tibetan Buddhist butter lamp, painted in early Ming style with lanca characters above lotus flowers amongst scrolling stems above a band of radiating lappets, the stem suspending beaded jewels, the interior with a large flower-head, diameter 9 cm, height 10.5 cm; nicks. Estimate SEK 30 000-40 000... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2012

A Rare And Finely Carved Rhinoceros Horn 'Hundred Boys' Stem Cup. Late Ming/Early Qing Dynasty, 17th Century 

A Rare And Finely Carved Rhinoceros Horn 'Hundred Boys' Stem Cup. Late Ming-Early Qing Dynasty, 17th Century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The stem cup has deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, supported on a stem foot spreading towards the base. It is carved all over with boys at play, some with instruments, fans; others playing ball games; one climbing up a tree and another bathing, all in a courtyard scene on a diaper-ground above a band of lotus scrolls. The mouth and foot rims are encircled with a narrow keyfret... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2012

A Small Blue and White Stem Cup, apocryphal Xuande Mark

A Small Blue and White Stem Cup, apocryphal Xuande Mark - Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides flaring at the rim, raised on a stem foot splaying towards the recessed base and with a raised fillet, painted to the exterior with figures in a landscape, the interior with lança characters, inscribed with an apocryphal Xuande mark to the base; 7cm., 2 3/4 in. Estimation: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP EXHIBITED: Chinese Blue and White Porcelain and Related Underglaze Red, City Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2012

Three blue and white stem cups, Qianlong seal marks in a horizontal line and of the period

Three blue and white stem cups, Qianlong seal marks in a horizontal line and of the period. Photo Bonhams Each exterior painted below the flaring rim with eight lanca characters, each within a dense large-headed lotus scroll, the tall spreading foot with a continuous jewelled pearl string. 9cm (3½in) diam. (3). Sold for £3,125 Bonhams. 5 Sep 2012 11 a.m. London, Knightsbridge. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art