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
23 février 2013

Remarkable 15th Century Chinese, early Ming Dynasty porcelain footed bowl, Xuande Mark and of the Period

Remarkable 15th Century Chinese, early Ming Dynasty porcelain footed bowl, Xuande Mark and of the Period. © 2013 I.M Chait  large and of lobed form with flared scalloped rim; the rim and exterior with coral red floral sprays on the underglaze blue ground; D: 9 1/2" Estimate $20,000-25,000 I.M Chait. IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS & ASIAN WORKS OF ART  -  March 17 2013 - Telephone 310.285.0182 - www.chait.com


23 février 2013

Chinese Imperial 15th Century early Ming Dynasty palace bowl, Xuande Mark and of the Period

Highly important and large, Chinese Imperial 15th Century early Ming Dynasty palace bowl, Xuande Mark and of the Period © 2013 I.M Chait  of deep, well potted form with a slightly everted rim, with design of theThree Friends of Winter (pine, bamboo and prunus) to both the interior as a medallion, and to the exterior in a continuous design; D: 10 3/4" - Estimate $30,000-40,000 I.M Chait. IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS & ASIAN WORKS OF ART  -  March 17... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2012

A White-Glazed Stem Bowl, Xuande Mark And Period

A White-Glazed Stem Bowl, Xuande Mark And Period - Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising to a gently flaring rim and supported on a tall splayed foot, the interior inscribed in the centre with a six-character Xuande mark within a double circle, applied overall with a creamy-white glaze; 11.5cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimation: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London | 07 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com
28 octobre 2012

A blue and white bowl, Xuande Mark and period

A blue and white bowl, Xuande Mark and period - Photo Sotheby's the deep gently rounded sides rising from a straight foot, the exterior painted with an undulating lotus scroll, framed above and below by stylised foliate bands, the interior with a central medallion enclosing wavy foliate motifs, bordered by a composite floral scroll just below the rim, the base inscribed with a six-character Xuande mark within a double-circle; 15.4cm., 6 1/8 in. Estimation: 80,000 - 120,000 GBP NOTE DE CATALOGUE: The... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2012

Dish. Porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. Jingdezhen. China, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period

Dish. Porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. Jingdezhen. China, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435). Height: 4.1 cm registers, Diameter: 20.1 cm registers. Mrs B.Z. Seligman Bequest. FE.194-1974. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images A dish with rounded sides everted at the rim, straight foot with unglazed foot ring and slightly convex base. Painted in a rich blue which has precipitated to give a 'heaped and piled' effect. On the inside is a five-clawed dragon among waves... [Lire la suite]


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