27 mai 2012

A Meissen black-glazed Böttger stoneware coffee pot and cover, circa 1710-13

A Meissen black-glazed Böttger stoneware coffee pot and cover, circa 1710-13.  photo Bonhams After silver prototypes, of baluster square section, the edges of the handle, ribs and spout and detailing of the animal's head picked out in gilding, the cover with a diamond-cut finial, all with a deep black and manganese lustre in imitation of lacquer, 14cm high (minor wear to gilding) (2). Lot 66. Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000 / €24,000 - 36,000 / US$ 32,000 - 47,000. Unsold ... [Lire la suite]

26 mai 2012

A black-glazed bottle vase. Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A black-glazed bottle vase. Kangxi period (1662-1722).  photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The vase has a globular body rising to a tall, slender neck, the exterior is covered in a lustrous black glaze ending just under the white-glazed lipped rim. 8 in. (20.2 cm.) high. Lot 1022. Price Realized £3,500 ($5,513) Provenance: With 'C.T. Loo & Co.' label to base  Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles 18 May 2012 London, South Kensington
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26 mars 2012

A pair of black-glazed Böttger stoneware bottle vases, about 1711-1715, decorated by Martin Schnell probably in Dresden

A pair of black-glazed Böttger stoneware bottle vases, about 1711-1715, decorated by Martin Schnell probably in Dresden, the bronze mounts, possibly German and 1760. Photo Sotheby"s of ovoid form with short, slender necks, thickly covered in a mirror-black glaze in imitation of oriental lacquer, and decorated in unfired 'cold' colours and gilding by Martin Schnell with chinoiserie figures, an equestrian huntsman and pairs of storks in a pavilion garden, the reverse with a flowering branch of peonies in a... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2011

Song ceramics at Sotheby's London, 11 May 2011 (part 2)

Lot 40. A Jun Purple-Splashed cup and cup-stand, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 7.7cm, 3in. Estimate 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 18,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 the cup with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, the cupstand with a small deep cup resting on a broad gallery flaring up slightly, all supported on a high unglazed foot, both covered in a pale sky blue glaze liberally splashed with pale purple. Lot 41. A black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 12.7cm, 5in., diam. Estimate 4,000—6,000... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2009

Chinese ceramics sold @ Bonhams, 5 november 2009

A rare brown-glazed shallow circular flask, Xixia Dynasty Of compressed globular shape, the top all under a thick lustrous dark brown glaze pooling around four short loop handles set at the compass points at the outside edge, a flanged short neck aperture at one side, the centre incised through the glaze to the oatmeal biscuit with a single large calligraphic spray of leafy lotus, the underside partially under a thinner paler brown glaze wash. 27.5cm (10¾in) wide. - Sold for £8,400 Note: The dating of this lot... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2008

A metallic black-glazed vase. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A metallic black-glazed vase. Qing dynasty, 18th century of baluster form with broad rounded shoulders tapering to a splayed foot and set with a slender neck and flared mouth, applied overall with a metallic gunmetal glaze save for the white rim - 17.9cm., 7in. - Lot Sold 40,000 HKD EXHIBITED: Oriental Ceramic Society Exhibition, 1948, no. 225.Oosterse Schatten, Rijksmuseum, 1954, no. 318. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 08 Oct 08. Hong Kong - www.sothebys.com - Photo courtesy Sotheby's.