08 mars 2014

Royal Ontario Museum opens gates of China's Forbidden City with new centennial exhibition

Anonymous court painter, Portrait of Emperor Yongzheng in his study. Ink and colour on silk. Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period. Ht. 171.3 cm Wi. 156.5 cm.© The Palace Museum. TORONTO.- The Royal Ontario Museum unveiled The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors, presented by the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation with Manulife as Lead Sponsor. The exhibition is on display in the Garfield Weston Exhibition Hall from Saturday, March 8 until Monday, September 1, 2014. Presented in collaboration with Beijing’s Palace Museum,... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2013

A fine Ming-style pea-green-glazed incised 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongzheng

A fine Ming-style pea-green-glazed incised 'lotus bouquet' dish, Yongzheng. Photo courtesy Bonham's The heavily-potted dish delicately incised with two lotus flowers and three leaves issuing from stems tied with a trailing ribbon, all encircled by chrysanthemum scrolls beneath the flat rim incised with classic scroll, the exterior similarly incised with chrysanthemum scrolls, the interior and exterior all covered with a very pale green glaze. 35cm (13¾in) diam. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€9,600 - 14,000) - Unsold... [Lire la suite]

23 septembre 2013

Famille Rose Reticulated Perfume Ball, China, Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Famille Rose Reticulated Perfume Ball, China, Yongzheng (1723-1735). Photo courtesy Vanderven Oriental Art Height: 8cm Width: 9 cm. Price on request Provenance: Libermann Collection, UK until 2012 Private Collection, France Literature: W. Bondy - Kang-Hsi; Eine Blüte-Epoche der Chinesischen Porzellankunst. Munich, 1923, pl 167 J.P van Goidsenhoven, La Céramique Chinoise sous les Ts'in, Brussels, 1934, pl. 197 R.L. Hobson, Chinese Pottery & Porcelain, 1915, vol 2, pl. 98, fig.2C Jörg, J. van... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2013

La collection de porcelaines chinoises de la Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida à Lisbonne

Aiguière Gomil "D. Manuel", Dynastie Ming, Règne Zhengde (1506-1521). Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida, Lisbonne Kendi, Dynastie Ming, Règne Jiajing (1522-1566). Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida, Lisbonne Kendi, Dynastie Ming, Règne Jiajing (1522-1566). Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida, Lisbonne Jarre aux carpes, Dynastie Ming, Règne Jiajing (1522-1566). Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida, Lisbonne Plat "Fontanges". Porcelaine chinoise d'exportation, vers 1722, dynastie Qing, règne Kangxi... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2013

A famille-rose "Bird and flower" ruby-back dish. Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng (1723-1735)

A famille-rose "Bird and flower" ruby-back dish. Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng (1723-1735). Photo China Guardian D 21 cm. Estimate: HKD 200,000-300,000 (USD: 25,800-38,700) China Guardian Hong Kong 2013 Spring Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. April 4-5 2013. http://english.cguardian.com
28 décembre 2012

Flasque en forme de lune à glaçure « clair de lune » et décor de diagrammes, bianhu, Chine, Yongzheng

Flasque en forme de lune à glaçure « clair de lune » et décor de diagrammes, bianhu, Chine, Yongzheng. Photo Iegor De forme circulaire, reposant sur un pied ovale, deux anses reliant le col à l'épaule, les deux faces ornées d'un décor moulé des « Huit diagrammes » (Bagua) sous glaçure dite « Clair de Lune ».Marque Yongzheng à six caractères en kaishu en bleu cobalt sous couverteau-dessous.Les « Huit Diagrammes » sont représentés par des signes cabalistiques et arrangements de lignes qui dériveraient des marques faites... [Lire la suite]


05 septembre 2012

A rare famille rose coffee pot and cover. Yongzheng, circa 1735

A rare famille rose coffee pot and cover. Yongzheng, circa 1735. Photo Bonhams The pear shaped ewer with a phoenix-head spout and S-shaped phoenix-tail handle, surmounted by a domed cover with a lotus bud finial, the body enamelled on one side with a cockerel and a hound and on the other side with an eagle and a cat, all amidst lotus, aster, linghzi fungus, bamboo and other plants, below borders around the neck and shoulders including a band of florets, gilt band, whorls, spearheads and pendent lotus lappets with tassels, the... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2012

Bowl with Design of Boys Playing. Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign, 1723/1735

Bowl with Design of Boys Playing. Porcelain with yellow glaze and green overglaze enamel. Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign, 1723/1735. Height: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm) Diameter: 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm). Founders Society Purchase, L. A. Young Fund. 54.494. Photo ©2012, Detroit Institute of Arts
10 août 2012

Dish. Porcelain painted in polychrome enamels of the famille rose type, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign, ca. 1730

Dish. Porcelain painted in polychrome enamels of the famille rose type, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign, ca. 1730. Diameter: 34.3 cm. CIRC.684-1931. © V&A Images Porcelain dish painted in polychrome enamels of the famille rose colour scheme with branches of peonies and chrysanthemums that run over the side of the dish and on the back; an inscription in ink on the base. This porcelain dish was made in the Jingdezhen kilns of southern China during the reign of the Yongzheng emperor (1723-35). By... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2012

Bowl Mounted with Two Fish. Bowl: Yongzheng, 1730-1740; Fish: early 18th century; Mounts: 1745-1749.

Bowl Mounted with Two Fish. Bowl: Yongzheng, 1730-1740; Fish: early 18th century; Mounts: 1745-1749. Porcelain with glaze monochrome turquoise/light blue and French ormolu mounts, 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm). Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters, before 1896. 49.2266. The Walters Art Museum Provenance: William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore, prior to 1896 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest. The European practice of mounting porcelains with silver and gold... [Lire la suite]


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