17 décembre 2017

A rare Longquan celadon-glazed mallow-shaped cup, Zhejiang province, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1160-1368)

Lot 173. A rare Longquan celadon-glazed mallow-shaped cup, Zhejiang province, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1160-1368). D. 8,1 cm. Estimate 900/1.200€. Lot sold 2.000 €. Courtesy Nagel Few very tiny chips to unglazed section at the stand. Provenance: Property from a Bavarian private collection, bought at the Grosvenor Antique Fair London prior 1992. Note: Cf. Southeast Asian Society 'Chinese Celadons and other related Wares in Southeast China', Singapore 1979, no. 163 Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst -... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2015

A fine carved, conical lotus bowl with celadon glaze, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279), Longquan ware, Zhejiang province

A fine carved, conical lotus bowl with celadon glaze, China, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279), Longquan ware, Zhejiang province, Guan type ware of light grey porcelaneous stoneware. Estimate 6000/8000 €. Unsold. Photo Nagel on the inside and exterior covered with a slightly opaque light green celadon glaze with wide-meshed crackle, partly dense at the rim, and carved on the exterior with upright blades of lotus petals. The small foot ring is left unglazed and has oxidized during the firing to a... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

Priestley & Ferraro at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Longquan celadon collared water sprinkler ('daji ping'), China, Longquan kilns, Zhejiang province, late Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279) or early Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), 13th century. Priestley & Ferraro (stand 259) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Height 18 cm Dingyao Dish, Ding kilns, Quyang, Hebei province, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Priestley & Ferraro (stand 259) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Carved, lotus pattern... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2014

Two Song dynasty Yue ware at Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Covered box, Yue ware, 10th century, China, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), Zhejiang Province, stoneware with incised design, 3.5 x 6.2 cm: a - lid; 1.7 x 6.2 cm, b - box; 2.3 x 6.1 cm. Bequest of Kenneth Myer 1993. 579.1993.a-b. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Yue ware kilns hold a prestigious place in Chinese ceramic history. Located in Zhejiang province, the kilns produced the earliest green-glazed high-fired ceramics in the Tang dynasty. These wares were admired technically fro... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2014

Incense tripod burner, Ge ware, 13th century, China, Southern Song (1127 - 1279)

Incense tripod burner, Ge ware, 13th century, China, Southern Song (1127 - 1279), Zhejiang Province, stoneware with crackled glaze, 7.5 x 9.8 cm; 9.5 cm diam. of mouth. Bequest of Kenneth Myer 1993. 584.1993. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Popular among the Song court bureaucracy were ceramics with the appearance of 'crazing' (fine lines produced by the shrinking of the glaze in the kiln) in their thick glaze, enhanced by rubbing ink into the cracks. Wares such as this, known as Ge... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2014

Brush washer in the shape of a plum blossom, guan ware, China, Southern Song (1127 - 1279)

Brush washer in the shape of a plum blossom, guan ware, China, Southern Song (1127 - 1279), Zhejiang Province, stoneware with crackled glaze, 2.7 x 10.8 cm. Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1998. 60.1998. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney  'Guan' means 'official' and imperial Guan wares were made for the newly established Southern Song court after the style of wares made previously for the northern court at Kaifeng. Produced at the Guan kilns... [Lire la suite]

26 juillet 2014

Greenware ewer with peony decoration amid waves, Zhejiang province, 11th - 12th century (1001 - 1200)

Greenware ewer with peony decoration amid waves, Zhejiang province, 11th - 12th century (1001 - 1200), China, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960 - 1127), stoneware, thrown, with moulded, incised, and combed decoration under a green glaze; unglazed base; glazed rim, 17 cm (height) - 17.6 cm (diameter) - from handle to spout 18.6 cm (width). Lent by the Sir Alan Barlow Collection Trust., LI1301.69, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford © The University of Sussex Although superficially very similar to the celadon wares made in north China,... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2014

Dish with Two Dragons in Relief, Longquan Ware, 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty

Dish with Two Dragons in Relief, Longquan Ware, 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368); glazed porcelain with unglazed molded decoration, Diameter - w:16.50 cm (w:6 7/16 inches). Severance and Greta Millikin Collection 1964.183,  Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
20 juillet 2014

Bottle Vase with Ornamental Ring Handles, Longquan Ware, 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty

Bottle Vase with Ornamental Ring Handles, Longquan Ware, 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), glazed porcelain with molded decoration and iron spots, Diameter - w:7.60 cm (w:2 15/16 inches) Overall - h:16.20 cm (h:6 3/8 inches). Severance and Greta Millikin Collection 1964.184, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
20 juillet 2014

Dish with Dragon Pursuing Flaming Jewel in Relief, Longquan Ware, early 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty

Dish with Dragon Pursuing Flaming Jewel in Relief, Longquan Ware, early 14th Century, China, Zhejiang province, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), glazed porcelain with molded decoration, Diameter - w:35.20 cm (w:13 13/16 inches) Overall - h:7.20 cm (h:2 13/16 inches). Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.283, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.