09 février 2017

Cup with green glaze, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735

Cup with green glaze, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent and green glazes, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Height: 6,4 cm. Diameter: 9,5 cm. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF,B.511. © The Trustees of the British Museum The Yongzheng emperor sent officials to closely supervise production of porcelains at Jingdezhen. From official Qing dynasty palace records we know that he encouraged experimentation with single coloured glazes... [Lire la suite]

26 janvier 2017

Small Bowl (Wan), Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, 1723-1735

Small Bowl (Wan), Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, 1723-1735, China, Jiangxi Province, Jingdezhen. Wheel-thrown porcelain with red glaze, 1 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (4.45 x 9.53 cm). Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Julia M. Carman (31.28.1). Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
24 janvier 2017

Chinese ceramics from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on view at the Vincent Price Art Museum

Jar (Ping) with Dragon and Clouds, Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, , Purchased with funds provided by Jack G. Kuhrts (53.74). Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced today that works from the museum's Chinese art collection will be on view at the Vincent Price Art Museum in a special exhibition. Chinese Ceramics from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, on view January 24–July 22, 2017, will present 50 ceramic masterpieces with examples... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2016

A wucai 'dragon' dish, Yongzheng mark and period

Lot 152. A wucai 'dragon' dish, Yongzheng mark and period. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the sloping sides rising from a short foot to a flared foliate rim, the exterior painted with four dragons in yellow, green, red and pale green enamels, each writhing amongst scrolling clouds and chasing a 'flaming pearl', the interior painted with two bats in iron-red; 15.9 cm, 6 1/4  in. Provenance: Christie's London, 20th June 2002, lot 458 (part). Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2016

A copper-red glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 163. A copper-red glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, applied to the exterior with a rich copper-red glaze, the white base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle - 14.5 cm, 5 3/4  in.. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
01 novembre 2016

A yellow-glazed ‘chrysanthemum’ dish, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 168. A yellow-glazed ‘chrysanthemum’ dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  the rounded sides divided into forty-four narrow flutes and pointed tips resembling the petals of a chrysanthemum flower, radiating around a slightly recessed centre and continuing on the exterior across the short straight foot, applied overall with a rich yellow glaze, save for the footring and a six-character reign mark inscribed in underglaze blue and reserved in white... [Lire la suite]

15 septembre 2016

$3.5 million Qianlong Dynasty teapot leads Sotheby's Important Chinese Art Auction

A Rare Turquoise-Ground Famille-Rose 'Hui Mountain Retreat' Teapot And Cover, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. Estimate: $300,000 - 500,000. Sold for: $3,490,000 (£2,620,710). Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Over the course of two days, Sotheby’s New York sales of Chinese Art brought a total of $14,748,350 – well over the $7.4/10.8 million estimate. The auction was led by a series of outstanding results for rare objects that drew up to a dozen bidders, driving prices to multiples of the high estimates. A teapot, from... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2016

A blue and white Ming-style 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 271. A blue and white Ming-style 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's rising from a slightly tapered foot, the gently rounded sides everted at the rim, painted in vivid tones of cobalt-blue in the Ming style with simulated 'heaping and piling', the exterior painted with a continuous composite floral meander, with the different flowers borne among feathery leaves and other foliate motifs, above a border of... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2016

Bol en porcelaine bleu blanc à décor de style Ming, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 72. Bol en porcelaine bleu blanc à décor de style Ming, Chine, dynastie Qing, marque et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735). Estimation 10,000 — 15,000 €. Photo Artcurial Hémisphérique, la bordure évasée, reposant sur un petit pied orné de grecques, le milieu de la panse moulé de deux cercles concentriques, séparant une frise de pétales dans la partie basse, et une frise de feuilles de bananiers dans la partie haute, l'intérieur orné d'un médaillon de ruyi entrelacés et d'une guirlande de fleurs, marque à six... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2016

A doucai 'ducks and lotus' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 119. A doucai 'ducks and lotus' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP (12,771 - 19,157 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the exterior painted with a continuous scene of mandarin ducks swimming between clusters of lotus, and others in flight above, all between double line borders around the rim and foot, the interior centred with a medallion enclosing a similar scene, the recessed base... [Lire la suite]