07 août 2013

Ewer, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Zhengde period (1506–21), ca. 1520

Ewer, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Zhengde period (1506–21), ca. 1520. Chinese for the Portuguese market. Hard paste. H. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm). Apocryphal mark of the Xuande period (1426–35). Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Purchase, Winfield Foundation Gift, 1961 (61.196). The Metropolitan Museum of Art © 2000–2013 The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Islamic form of this ewer is a reminder that the West came late to the export trade, and its impromptu nature is further emphasized by the royal... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2012

A rare doucai zhadou. Ming Dynasty, Zhengde Period

A rare doucai zhadou. Ming Dynasty, Zhengde Period - Photo Sotheby's the compressed globular body rising from a spreading foot to a wide flared neck, painted to the exterior with a meandering leafy floral scroll above a band of ruyiheads, the neck with ruyi-shaped scrolls separated by circles, all below a chevron band at the rim, the underside drilled with an aperture; 10.7cm., 4 1/4 in. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP NOTE DE CATALOGUE: A closely related example was sold at Christie's London, 10th... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2012

A Fine and Extremely Rare Iron-Red And Green-Enamel Decorated Zhadou. Ming Dynasty, Zhengde Period

A Fine and Extremely Rare Iron-Red And Green-Enamel Decorated Zhadou. Ming Dynasty, Zhengde Period - Photo Sotheby's the rounded lower body supported on a splayed foot with a prominent edge, rising to a wide flared neck, the fine white porcelain painted in two registers over the glaze with red fish and red-and-green water weeds around the body and neck, and with patches of splashing waves in red and green above the foot, all between single or double red line borders... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2012

Covered wine ewer with blue-and-white decoration of floral scrolls Chinese, Ming dynasty, Zhengde period, 1505–21

Covered wine ewer with blue-and-white decoration of floral scrolls. Chinese, Ming dynasty, Zhengde period, 1505–21. Porcelain, Jingdezhen ware. H: 19.1cm (7 1/2in.). 1976.24. Edward Sylvester Morse Memorial Fund. © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
31 juillet 2012

Jar, porcelain painted in underglaze blue with phoenix, crane and lotus design; China, Ming dynasty, Zhengde period

Jar, porcelain painted in underglaze blue with phoenix, crane and lotus design; China, Ming dynasty, Zhengde period (1506-1521) (with Xuande mark). Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Murray Bequest and the Horn Bequest. FE.39-1980. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images Height: 11.7 cm, Width: 10.5 cm. Jar of rectangular section with angled corners, the sides rising from the base, spreading gently and then curving in at the shoulder, with straight neck and reinforced lip of the same... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2012

Early Ming Dynasty duck jar and cover 明正德 鴛鴦戲水蓋罐

Early Ming Dynasty duck jar and cover 明正德 鴛鴦戲水蓋罐 © I. M. Chait Gallery Chinese early Ming Dynasty, Zhengde Period, enameled porcelain jar and cover: of well potted, high shouldered bulbous form, with continuous design of paired mandarin ducks swimming amid lotus foliage and blossoms; the matching cover with peach-form knop, 16th Century; H: 6 1/4" - Estimate $15,000-20,000 I. M. Chait Gallery. IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS & ASIAN WORKS OF ART. New York City. Mar 21 2012
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