07 juillet 2023

Zisha (“purple clay”) Teapot from the Yixing Kiln, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Zisha (“purple clay”) Teapot from the Yixing Kiln, Designed by Chen Hongshou with the Inscription “Yan Nian” (“prolonging of life”), Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Height (with lid) 8.8 cm, Length of mouth 7.5 cm, Width of mouth 12.3 cm. Shanghai Museum, Gift of Gong Lizeng, Gong Liquan, Gong Lihua, Gong Lichen, and Gong Lijing, 1964.

15 mai 2023

Highlights Porcelain of Fine Asian Art - Day I by Nagel Auction, 12 june 2023

Lot 328. A fine and large imperial hu-shaped porcelain vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). H. 48,5 cm. Est: €200 000 - €300 000. Sold: €460 000 EUR. Photo Nagel Auction The robust ovoid body supported on a splayed foot, sweeping up to a waisted neck and everted rim, set with two taotie-mask handles suspending mock rings, brightly painted in deep shades of cobalt accented by contrived 'heaping and piling' with a wide band of scrolling lotus, the large blooms borne in an alternating... [Lire la suite]