06 mars 2017

Large Blue and White Ewer with Tinted Glaze, Lê Dynasty, 15th – 16th c., A.D., Vietnam

Large Blue and White Ewer with Tinted Glaze, Lê Dynasty, 15th–16th c., A.D., Vietnam © Zetterquist Galleries Height: 23cm A large ewer, of bulbous form, with ornate strap handle and stylized beasthead spout. (Spout with large chip on one side.) There are four lug handles confined between two decorative ridges on the shoulder (one lug missing). The tall straight-collar neck has a ridge at the top, just under the unglazed rim, indicating the original presence of a lid. The pedestal foot is constricted between the body and... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2017

A blue and white molded porcelain phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2147. A blue and white molded porcelain phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€9,500 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams. The body of baluster form, supporting a tall, wide, trumpet neck, the surface covered in molded peony blossoms and foliage, covered in white glaze, further decorated with large, circular, blue and white dragon medallions, the base with a ribbon-tied lozenge mark within a double circle. 17in (43.2cm) high  Note: A very closely related vase was... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2017

A blue and white beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot4126. A blue and white beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,800 - 4,700). Photo: Bonhams. Formed with a slightly bulging middle section set between a gently flaring mouth and foot, each section painted with alternating petal lappets enclosing morning glory and peony. 16 7/8in (43cm) high Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 13 Mar 2017, 12:00 EDT, NEW YORK
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04 mars 2017

A pair or large blue and white porcelain baluster jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2145. A pair or large blue and white porcelain baluster jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,800 - 5,700). Photo: Bonhams. Freely painted in brilliant cobalt with phoenixes soaring on a background of foliate scroll and giant peony blossoms, the neck with a ruyi-band and the covers similarly decorated. 16 1/4in (41.3cm) high Note: A smaller pair of jars, with nearly identical form and decoration, was sold at Christie's New York, 28 January, 2013, sale 2671, lot... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2017

A set of five blue and white kosometsuke shallow bowls, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 2143. A set of five blue and white kosometsuke shallow bowls, Late Ming dynasty. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,800 - 4,700). Photo: Bonhams. Each painted to the well with a circular medallion enclosing a cricket on a rock beneath a chrysanthemum blossom, surrounded by shaped panels enclosing sprigs of flowers and fruits and geometric designs on the cavetto and everted barbed rim, the exterior with stylized floral motifs. 6in (15.2cm) diameter Provenance: Mayuyama & Co., Tokyo, prior... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

An exceptionally rare and important blue and white moon flask, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 4. An exceptionally rare and important blue and white moon flask, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424). Estimation 2,200,000 — 3,000,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. elegantly potted, the full-bodied swelling flask with a flattened globular body of elongated section, surmounted by a slender cylindrical neck flanked by two scroll handles and resting on a slightly concave flat base, exquisitely painted on either side of the body with masterful arrangements of blossoming flowers, with... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2017

I.M. Chait to host annual post-Asia Week Auction Mar. 26 in Beverly HIlls

Lot 200. Rare blue and white porcelain brushwasher, Yongle period (1403-1424), ex Wolch Collection. Estimate $200,000-$250,000. © I.M. Chait Gallery/Auctioneers BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- On Sunday, March 26, the management and staff of I.M. Chait Gallery of Beverly Hills will greet international buyers en route home from Asia Week New York with this year’s edition of what many say is the most rewarding Asian-art buying opportunity of the entire year. The company’s Important Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2017

Sotheby's unveils Asia Week New York auctions and exhibitions

An Exceptionally Rare and Large Fine Blue and White Reserve-Decorated ‘Peony’ Dish, Xuande Mark and Period. Estimate $1/1.5 million. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s Asian Art Division is delighted to unveil its March auction schedule, coinciding with the city-wide initiative, Asia Week New York. With all exhibitions open to the public from 9 March and continuing through 18 March, York Avenue will offer visitors a taste of the continent of Asia – from China to India, Pakistan to Japan – through... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2017

Under the Deep Blue Sea: Unearthing history with the 'Nanking Cargo'

 Four blue and white porcelain cups and saucers from the Nanking Cargo.  ATLANTA, GA.- When the Geldermalsen ship crashed into a reef and sank in the South China Sea during its return journey to the Netherlands in January of 1752, it claimed the lives of eighty crew members who went down with the vessel’s precious cargo of tea, textiles, gold, silk, lacquer, and porcelain. As part of the fleet of the powerful Dutch East India Company commissioned for the Zeeland division, the loss of the mighty Geldermalsen hardly... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2017

Chinese blue and white huqqa base made for the Indian market, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Chinese blue and white huqqa base made for the Indian market, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 20cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. The compressed globular body of Indian form, painted in underglaze blue with three panels of depictions of Chinese antiques decorated on a cracked ice and prunus background. The neck and cup also painted with a cracked ice and prunus ground with an unglazed and rounded base. The form of this huqqa base derives from 17th century Indian... [Lire la suite]