07 mars 2019

A very rare and unusual blue and white wine pot and cover, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 1632. A very rare and unusual blue and white wine pot and cover, Wanli period (1573-1619); 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) wide including the spout. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The wine pot is decorated on the sides with four cartouches, each depicting a gentleman accompanied by an attendant in various settings, separated by panels covered with a white glaze which is carved through with a key fret pattern to reveal the biscuit below. The shoulder and foot are decorated with bands... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2017

A blue and white small wine pot and cover with silver mounts, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 662. A blue and white small wine pot and cover with silver mounts, Kangxi period (1662-1722). L. 9 cm. Estimate €500/800. Lot sold €900. Courtesy Nagel. Very slightly chipped. Provenance: Private collection Düsseldorf, assembled in Germany between 1985 and 2015. Nagel. Fine Asian Art - Salzburg, 16./17.06.2017
25 juillet 2016

A Dehua wine pot and cover, 17th century

Lot 69. A Dehua wine pot and cover, 17th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vessel is decorated with a chilong handle and spout, the flat cover surmounted by a finial shaped as a further chilong. 7 in. (18 in.) wide handle to spout. The cover: The tip of the dragon's nose has been restored. There are two shallow chips to the inner rim. The wine pot: There is an area of restoration to the mouth rim, spanning approx. 1/3 of the circumference. There is restoration to the... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 21:55 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
08 septembre 2015

An exceptional Imperial painted enamel wine pot and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

An exceptional Imperial painted enamel wine pot and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark within a square in red enamel and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. Each broad side of the faceted bombé body is finely painted with a different scene of scholars, in one, three scholars sit on stools as they examine a painting, and in the other, two scholars sit sleepily on the ground beside an attendant and a large wine jar. Each panel is bordered by blue... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2014

'Chinese Ceramics Tang to Qing' exhibiting tuesday 6th may - friday 30th may 2014 at Marchant

LONDON - Tang - Qing, fourteen centuries of Chinese art, an amazing time span. China has given the world some great art from the early bronze age: sculpture, furniture, paintings, jade carving and porcelain manufacture. It is a sobering thought that the West could not make porcelain until the eighteenth century. With the present catalogue we have selected what we believe to be excellent examples of several periods: Tang pottery, Ming and Qing imperial porcelain, Chinese domestic-market... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2012

Wine pot and cover. Porcelain with transparent (tianbai ) glaze. Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD 1403–24.

Wine pot and cover. Porcelain with transparent (tianbai ) glaze. Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮. Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD 1403–24. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF A427  © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 124 mm - Width: 120 mm - Depth: 85 mm. Porcelain wine pot, with chain attaching the cover to the pot. The wine-pot has a white body and grey-toned glaze. There is a cloud collar incised on the cover, a classic scroll on the... [Lire la suite]