21 février 2012

A sang de boeuf stem cup. Yongzheng six-character mark

A sang de boeuf stem cup. Yongzheng six-character mark. Photo Bonhams The cup designed with gently flaring rims, all covered in a rich sang-de- boeuf glaze, wood stand, fitted box. 15.3cm (6in) diam (3). Estimate: £400 - 600, € 480 - 720, HK$ 4,900 - 7,300 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012, London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com 

07 novembre 2011

A rare pair of sang-de-boeuf stem cups. Yongzheng seal marks and of the period

A rare pair of sang-de-boeuf stem cups. Yongzheng seal marks and of the period. photo Bonhams Each well potted raised on a gently ribbed hollow stem, the exterior under a rich red glaze, faintly mottled on one bowl and thinning on the other to a pink tone at the rim and foot, the interior glazed white. 19cm (7½in) diam. (2). Estimate: £50,000 - 80,000, CNY 490,000 - 790,000, HK$ 600,000 - 970,000 Provenance: Sotheby's London, 21 June 2003, lot 187The Inder Rieden CollectionA similar single stem cup is illustrated in... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2011

A Rare Yellow-Ground Iron-Red Enamelled Stem Cup. Mark and Period of Jiajing

A Rare Yellow-Ground Iron-Red Enamelled Stem Cup. Mark and Period of Jiajing. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides resting on a flared foot and rising to an everted rim, the exterior finely enamelled with iron-red outlines painted over in a brighter iron-red on a rich yellow ground with two striding five-clawed dragons in mutual pursuit divided by cloud scrolls below the rim, above six cranes in mid-flight among swirling clouds above a lotus lappet border, with further cranes flying above a band of overlapping upright leaves on... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2011

A Rare Blue and White Floral Stem Cup. Mark and Period of Xuande

A Rare Blue and White Floral Stem Cup. Mark and Period of Xuande. Photo Sotheby's the globular body raised on a flared stem with a curved stepped base, the exterior of the body freely painted with a continuous scroll of carnations between a band of half-cash motifs at the rim and a row of upright petals encircling the stem, the interior decorated with a small lotus medallion within double circles in the centre, all above a waisted stem painted with two pairs of double lines above a row of pendant petals and dots, covered overall in... [Lire la suite]
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06 septembre 2011

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Stem Cup. Qianlong Mark and of the Period

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Stem Cup. Qianlong Mark and of the Period. Photo Doyle New York The exterior painted with stylized characters amid scrolling lotus above a tall foot with a jeweled design, interior with stylized lotus. Height 4 1/8 inches. Estimate $3,000-5,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com
24 juin 2011

Sacrificial Red (Jihong) Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei). 清代 Qing Dynasty, 乾隆, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Sacrificial Red (Jihong) Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei).  清代 Qing Dynasty, 乾隆  Qianlong Period (1736-1795 © 2000-2011 vermeer-griggs.com  A very rare stem cup (gaozu bei) with well potted flared sides raised on a tall conical stem foot, richly applied inside and out with a dark red, bubble suffused, orange peel  jihong glaze, also referred to as fresh red imitating Ming sacrificial red, xianhong. The Qing jihong glaze is thinner than the Ming xianhong glaze and the formulation is different but the... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2011

Tang dynasty parcel-gilt silver, silver and gilt-bronze @ Christie's London, 10 May 2011

A magnificent rare parcel-gilt silver lobed bowl and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907). The bowl 9½ in. (24.2 cm.) diam., the cover 9 7/8 in. (24.9 cm.) diam., total weight 1206g. Estimate £400,000 - £600,000 ($668,400 - $1,002,600). Price realised GBP 1,105,250. Photo Christies 2011 Ltd The bowl divided into five lobes by raised ridges, each lobe superbly engraved and gilt with floral and fruit clusters amidst luscious foliage, the interior with a central medallion enclosing large blooms and fruit surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2011

Sacrificial Red (Jihong), Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei). Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795

Sacrificial Red (Jihong), Glazed Stem Cup (Gao Zu Bei). Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Courtesy Vermeer & Griggs very rare stem cup (gaozu bei) with well potted flared sides raised on a tall conical stem foot, richly applied inside and out with a dark red, bubble suffused, orange peel  jihong glaze, also referred to as fresh red imitating Ming sacrificial red, xianhong. The Qing jihong glaze is thinner than the Ming xianhong glaze and the formulation is different but the results are very... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2010

Yuan Porcelains @ "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum New York

Plate with Peonies and Waves in Reverse Pattern, 14th century, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue decoration (Jingdezhen ware); H. 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm), Diam. 17 13/16 in. (45.3 cm). Lent by The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka The Yuan dynasty was one of the most innovative periods in the decorative arts of China. The native arts of pottery and lacquer were transformed by the coming together of artistic traditions from the north and the south, while craftsmen brought into China from other... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2010

Eskenazi to Bring Chinese Treasures to New York

Parcel-gilt Silver Melon-shaped Box and Cover, Tang period, 618-907. Height: 8.0 cm. NEW YORK, NY.- Rare and luxurious articles made for emperors, courtiers and scholars are the focus of the fifteenth annual New York exhibition staged by London gallery Eskenazi Ltd, one of the world’s leading dealers in Asian art. Early Chinese Metalwork in Gold and Silver and Works of Art of the Ming and Qing Dynasties will take place at the Ukrainian Institute, 2 East 79th Street , New York , from Tuesday 15 to Saturday 26 March 2011. The... [Lire la suite]