21 janvier 2017

Chinese iron red ewer made for the Indian market, Jingdezhen, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722), circa 1710

Chinese iron red ewer made for the Indian market, Jingdezhen, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722), circa 1710, 26.7cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. The ewer moulded and painted in iron red and gilt with a central tear-shape decorated with a lotus flower surrounded by cloud bands reserved on a red ground and flanked by sprigs of flowers. The neck is moulded with radiating petals and painted with stiff leaves. This type of ewer was made for the export market. The shape... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2016

Salomon Stodel Antiquités at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

Lambertus van Eenhoorn, Delft spoon rack, circa 1710. Tin-glazed earthenware, 40 x 24 x 16 cm. Marked 'LVE' for Lambertus van Eenhoorn, The Metaale Pot Factory, (active between 1691-1721) © Salomon Stodel Antiquités It may be regarded as a technical marvel that the rear plate and spoon rack are not broken during firing or afterwards.A thick fire crack shows the struggle to get a perfect product. Spoon racks in wood, pewter, and even in miniature silver are known, but this is the only known copy in... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2013

Pair of Egg & Spinach Hubipan Bowls, China, Kangxi period (1662 – 1722), circa 1710

Pair of Egg & Spinach Hubipan Bowls, China, Kangxi period (1662 – 1722), circa 1710. Photo courtesy Vanderven Oriental Art. Diameter: 20 cm. Price on request Provenance: Daniel Carasso Collection, France.  These fine bowls, on a high foot ring, are distinctively covered on both interior and exterior with a splashed sancai (tri-colour ) glaze in yellow, green and aubergine-brown. In China this décor is known as the hupiban (tiger-skin) pattern and referred to in the West as ‘egg-and-spinach’. The... [Lire la suite]
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