13 août 2014

Xuande Mark and Period Porcelains at the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka

Blue-and-White Jar with Baoxiang-hua Scrolls Design, Ming Dynasty, Xuande Mark and Period (1426-1435), h.35.8cm. Gift of SUMITOMO Group, the ATAKA Collection. Acc. No. 10885. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. © 2009 The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. This is a large jar with a tall neck rising to a wide mouth. The center section is decorated with baoxiang-hua scrolled flowers, the shoulder and base feature double lotus petals, and the neck has a scrolled cloud pattern. The cobalt blue is a deep color, and the lotus... [Lire la suite]

14 juillet 2014

Stem Cup, 1426-1435, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen , Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period

Stem Cup, 1426-1435, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen , Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Xuande mark and period (1426-1435), porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze red enamel decoration, Overall - h:9.00 w:9.90 cm (h:3 1/2 w:3 7/8 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1957.60, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
13 juillet 2014

Dish, 1426-1435, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period

Dish, 1426-1435, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Xuande mark and period (1426-1435), porcelain with copper-red glaze, Diameter - w:15.00 cm (w:5 7/8 inches) Overall - h:3.90 cm (h:1 1/2 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.285, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
13 juillet 2014

Dice Bowl, 1426-1435, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen , Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period

Dice Bowl, 1426-1435, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen , Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Xuande mark and period (1426-1435), porcelain with mottled blue glaze, Diameter - w:25.00 cm (w:9 13/16 inches) Overall - h:11.60 cm (h:4 9/16 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.287, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
11 juillet 2014

Stem Cup, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435), Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Stem Cup, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435), Ming dynasty (1368-1644), China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen , porcelain with reversed underglaze blue and incised decoration, Diameter - w:10.10 cm (w:3 15/16 inches) Overall - h:9.00 cm (h:3 1/2 inches). Severance and Greta Millikin Collection 1964.168. Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
29 mars 2014

I.M. Chait March 23 Post-Asia Week Auction in Beverly Hills tops $2.3 million, led by $350K bronze

15th century early Ming Dynasty gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, 9-7/8 inches, the auction’s top lot, sold online for $350,000. I.M. Chait image. BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- While traditional Asian art categories held on to their most-favored status at I.M. Chait’s March 23, 2014 Post-Asia Week Auction, other buying trends were noted at the $2.36 million sale that would indicate collectors are exploring new avenues. All prices quotes are inclusive of a 22% buyer’s premium.  “Clearly, Asian art collectors are expanding their horizons beyond... [Lire la suite]


09 janvier 2014

British Museum announces major autumn exhibition celebrating China's Ming dynasty

Cloisonné enamel jar and cover with dragons. Metal with cloisonné enamels, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435), Beijing. © The Trustees of the British Museum LONDON.- In September 2014 the British Museum will stage a major exhibition in the new Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery on a golden age in China’s history. The exhibition will explore the years 1400 – 1450, a pivotal 50 year period that transformed China during the rule of the Ming dynasty. In this period the capital is established in Beijing and the borders of China are fixed as... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2013

Christie's to sell 24 works from the R.F.A. Riesco Collection of Important Chinese Ceramics

A rare Xuande blue and white double-gourd moonflask, Ming Dynasty, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435). Estimate: HK$22,000,000-30,000,000 / US$2,750,000- 3,750,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. Hong Kong - Christie’s will offer a group of 24 works from The R.F.A. Riesco Collection of Important Chinese Ceramics in Hong Kong on 27 November 2013. These very fine works - which are predominantly Ming dynasty (1368–1644), as well as Qing dynasty (1644-1911) examples and monochromes from the Early period (11th -... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2013

Fine Chinese early Ming Dynasty, blue and white porcelain dish, Xuande mark and of the Period, 15th Century

Fine Chinese early Ming Dynasty, blue and white porcelain dish, Xuande mark and of the Period, 15th Century. © 2013 I.M Chait. centering a five-clawed dragon amid waves to interior; two writhing additional dragons circling the exterior; D: 7 7/8" - Estimate $10,000-12,000 I.M Chait. IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS & ASIAN WORKS OF ART  -  March 17 2013 - Telephone 310.285.0182 - www.chait.com
23 février 2013

Fine Chinese 15th Century, early Ming Dynasty, Xuande Mark and of the Period, blue and white porcelain dish

Fine Chinese 15th Century, early Ming Dynasty Xuande Mark and of the Period, blue and white porcelain dish: © 2013 I.M Chait  with a five-clawed dragon to the interior, flanked by anhuadragons; the exterior design with four writhing dragons; D: 7 3/8" - Estimate $8,500-10,000 I.M Chait. IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS & ASIAN WORKS OF ART  -  March 17 2013 - Telephone 310.285.0182 - www.chait.com


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