18 juillet 2017

Meiping with fruiting branches, Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD 1403–24

Meiping with fruiting branches, Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD 1403–24, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration. Height: 285 millimetres, Diameter: 177 millimetres. Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF A610 © 2017 Trustees of the British Museum Porcelain vase of meiping form. Underglaze blue with wide band of fruiting branches including peaches, cherries and pomegranate between bands of lappets and plantain leaves. All decorative bands separated... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2017

Dish with flowers, Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD1403–1424

Dish with flowers, Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD1403–1424, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration. Height: 29 millimetres, Diameter: 198 millimetres, Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF,B.683 © 2017 Trustees of the British Museum Porcelain dish with lobed sides and bracket-lobed rim. Underglaze blue with flower spray in each lobe outside . Similar flower sprays inside cavetto, with ogival roundel with three scrolling flowers in... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2017

Large dish with with floral scroll, Yongle period, 1403-1424

Large dish with with floral scroll, Yongle period, 1403-1424. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue. Diameter: 38.4 cm. 1712-1876  © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017.   The central area is decorated with large and small floral motifs (including lotuses) on broad scrollwork, while the cavetto features separate motifs of large individual blossoms surrounded by smaller ones. Blue-and-white porcelain was first produced when China was under Mongol rule (1279-1368). It was originally made for... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2017

Flask, Yongle period, 1400-1430, Ming dynasty

Flask, Yongle period, 1400-1430, Ming dynasty. Blue and white porcelain. Glazed and decorated porcelain and cobalt. Height: 13 in, Diameter: 8.5 in. 554-1878 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017.   The main body of the flask is of flattened circular form, the neck is narrow at the shoulder and widens at the top. Two slender handles adjoin the neck and the shoulder. Decorated in underglaze blue with a stylised lotus design, simple banded decoration and floral scrolls. Historical significance:... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2016

The Top 14 Chinese Ceramics Sold in 2016 at Bonhams

A pair of exceptionally rare Imperial doucai waterpots, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period. Sold for HK$ 12,640,000 (€1,546,158) at Bonhams Hong Kong, 2 Jun 2016, lot 12. Photo Bonhams. A rare Imperial underglaze-blue and iron-red enamelled vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Sold for HK$ 5,620,000 (€687,453) at Bonhams Hong Kong, 2 Jun 2016, lot 18. Photo Bonhams. An exceptionally rare Imperial famille rose yellow-ground 'floral' bowl, Qianlong... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art December Auction series to take place on 1-2 December

Selection of jades from the Song to Qing dynasties. Estimates range from HK$80,000 – HK$300,000 / US$10,400 – 38,700. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong December series of Chinese Works of Art sales will take place on 1 and 2 December at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery. The series will feature the dedicated sale of The Muwen Tang Collection of Chinese Jades, and the Chinese Art sale, encompassing fine European and Asian collections of ceramics from Song and Ming dynasties, scholarly works of art, and a rare... [Lire la suite]

05 novembre 2016

A rare imperial yellow silk damask panel of Avalokitesvara, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 106. A rare imperial yellow silk damask panel of Avalokitesvara, Yongle period (1403-1424). Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 99,680 - USD 149,520). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The panel is finely woven in yellow silk to depict Avalokitesvaraas the four-armed Shadakshari Lokeshvara, with the inner arms in anjalimudra. He is seated on an elaborate throne on top of a large lotus, set against a ground with clusters of floral sprays. 44 in. x 41 ½ in. (111.8 cm. x 105.5 cm.). ... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2016

A fine and rare blue and white barbed 'floral scroll' dish, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 3715. A fine and rare blue and white barbed 'floral scroll' dish, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425). Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,680,000. Photo Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides supported on a short tapered foot and subtly divided into twelve bracket foliations, rising to a barbed everted rim of conforming form, the interior painted to the gently sunken barbed medallion with a central lotus bloom wreathed by flowering chrysanthemum, mallow, pink, camellia and... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2016

A magnificent and extremely rare blue and white barbed dish, Yongle period

  Lot 318. A magnificent and extremely rare blue and white barbed dish, Yongle period. Sold for HK$ 2,280,000 (€262,195). Photo Bonhams. Very finely moulded and shaped, a feat of technical accomplishment, the large dish of flattened circular form gently rising at the sides to a pronounced everted rim, the cavetto neatly moulded into twelve sections, the rim barbed at each section, forming twenty-four near symmetrical lobes, brilliantly painted in bold tones of cobalt-blue with characteristic 'heaping and piling' effect... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2016

A very rare and fine large blue-white interlocking flowers dish, Period of Yongle, Ming Dynasty

A very rare and fine large blue-white interlocking flowers dish, Period of Yongle, Ming Dynasty, 33.4 cm. Diam. Sold 3,795,000 RMB at Johan, 2014 Autumn Auction-Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2014-11-21 © 2016 johan.cn      
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