19 avril 2014

Longquan celadon two-handled pear-shaped bottle vase, Yuan dynasty, 1280-1368

Longquan celadon two-handled pear-shaped bottle vase, Yuan dynasty, 1280-1368. Photo courtesy Marchant each side moulded with a ruyi-head medallion, one with fu and one with shou-character between leafy branches of flowering camellia, one issuing from waves, the other from rockwork, all between key-fret bands on the neck and everted foot, the upright rim in the form of an open flowerhead, above two stylised elephant-head and ring handles. 20.2cm high. Price on requestOld Japanese wood box... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2014

A Qingbai lobed stem cup, Yuan Dynasty

A Qingbai lobed stem cup, Yuan Dynasty. Photo Bonhams The spreading lobed foot encircled by a twisted rope-like band beneath the body lobed to imitate petals and with fine vertical ribs on the exterior and on the opposing lobes on the interior, the rim finely incised around the interior lip and an applied six-pointed rosette in the well, all covered with thin glaze pooling to a bluish tinge, wood stand, Japanese box and cover. 12cm (4 3/4in) high (4). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,600 - 6,000) Provenance: Carl Kempe Collection,... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2014

A Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Yuan Dynasty

A Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Yuan Dynasty. Photo Bonhams. The body covered in a thick pale blue glaze with fine crackle, stopping short of the red ochre clay foot and thinning to a greyish tone around the rim, three rich purple splashes in the interior, box. 21cm (8 1/4in) diam. (2). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,600 - 6,000) Provenance: Kaikodo, New York (label) Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014 - www.bonhams.com
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29 mars 2014

A very rare carved ivory figure of a foreigner, Yuan Dynasty

A very rare carved ivory figure of a foreigner, Yuan Dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's. carved as a standing foreigner with a beard and moustache holding a tray with both hands in front of his chest with a pheasant with finely incised plumage perched atop the tray, the figure's shoulders inclining to his left, his bulging eyes and prominent eyebrows accenting his stern expression, wearing a dotted 'sugarloaf' hat flanked by wing-shaped tips and layers of long robes with the hems ending just above the base, a knot tied loosely in the... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2014

A rare cinnabar lacquer mallow-shaped figural dish, Yuan Dynasty

A rare cinnabar lacquer mallow-shaped figural dish, Yuan Dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow sides rising from a low foot to an eight-lobed rim resembling petals of a mallow flower, the interior deftly carved in varied layers of relief with two scholars carrying baskets crossing a bridge en route to a doorway behind two large tree trunks, greeted by two ladies looking out from within the doorway at the scholars, the landscape arboured with jagged slopes and two tall, blossoming pine trees with gnarled trunks, all surrounded... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2014

A fine and large barbed Longquan celadon dish, Yuan Dynasty

A fine and large barbed Longquan celadon dish, Yuan Dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's. sturdily potted on a low circular foot, the centre encircled by sixteen equal bracket foliations below a barbed everted rim of corresponding form, covered evenly overall with an unctuous glaze of pale moss green tone, the unglazed base fired to a bright orange; 61.7 cm., 24 1/4 in. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 HKD Provenance: Honolulu Academy of Arts.Estate of Fredric Mueller.Christie's New York, 1st June 1990, lot 168. Note: This dish belongs to a... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2014

Stemcup, China, early 14th century, Yuan dynasty, "Qingbai" porcelain. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.

Stemcup, China early 14th century, Yuan dynasty, "Qingbai" porcelain. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. Detail. Stemcup, China, Yuan dynasty, beginning of the 14th century, Porcelain covered with blue glaze, Quin´bai. H. 10; Diam. Rim 9.5 cm. Inv.° 2372. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. © 2013 Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Bowl with double walls with four foliate panels where holy personages from the Taoist religion stand out in relief under bamboo leaves, framed by a fine rope of pearls that accentuates the lobed... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2014

An exceptionally rare foliate rim dish decorated in white slip with relief dragon and clouds on a cobalt-blue glaze, Yuan Dynast

An exceptionally rare foliate rim dish decorated in white slip with relief dragon and clouds on a cobalt-blue glaze, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). Photo courtesy Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art Ltd. 40.5cm diameter This previously unknown dish is one of only three large dishes of this type known to exist, making it extremely rare and the only one on the market. The two other dishes are in museum collections; one preserved in the Ardabil Shrine, now in the National Museum of Iran, and one is in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul. ... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2014

A Rare Molded Blue and White Barbed Rim Dish, Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century

A Rare Molded Blue and White Barbed Rim Dish, Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century. Photo Sotheby's with bracket-lobed rim well painted with a lively wave pattern in underglaze blue of strong, inky tones, the shallow cavetto with eight reverse ground ruyi-form 'heaped and piled' reserves, molded in relief with fine detail, enclosing leafing peony against a ground of delicately undulating scrolls, the center formed by a large quatrefoil of neatly arched waves enclosing a circular medallion comprised of eight Buddhist flame motifs... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2014

I.M. Chait's March 23 auction following Asia Week offers important Chinese ceramics, bronzes, artworks

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Last year I.M. Chait took a different approach in planning their Asia Week sale. Rather than conducting their popular annual auction in New York amid the frenetic activity of Asia Week, they opted to hold the sale in the comfortable, low-key environs of their Beverly Hills gallery. That way, reasoned company founder Isadore M. Chait, visitors traveling from Asia to New York could stop over in Los Angeles and get a relaxed head start on their buying. Chait’s experimental 2013 California-based sale was a smashing... [Lire la suite]


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