15 avril 2014

A rare Dutch Delft blue and white ewer, circa 1691-1721

A rare Dutch Delft blue and white ewer, circa 1691-1721. Photo Sotheby's by Lambertus van Eenhoorn, of baroque helmet form with high blue-ground flat-scroll handle, the basally fluted body painted with ribboned flower swags and foliate strapwork below a blue-ground border of flowering cherry, the domed foot with a formal foliate strapwork border, the interior with a small clump of water plants below a further scroll border, LVE mark over letters for Lambertus van Eenhoorn owner of De Metale Pot factory, minor damage; 30cm., 11 6/8... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2014

A rare Chinese monochrome blue porcelain ewer with Ottoman gem-set tombak mounts, Ming dynasty, late 16th century, and Turkey, 1

A rare Chinese monochrome blue porcelain ewer with Ottoman gem-set tombak mounts, Ming dynasty, late 16th century, and Turkey, 16th-17th century. Photo Sotheby's the pear shaped ceramic body with deep blue glaze and arched strap handle, the tombak spout and rim set with turquoise and colourful stones, including orange chalcedony; 21.5cm. height. Estimation 80,000 — 120,000 GBP This elegant ewer combines a late-Ming ceramic body with gem-set Ottoman tombak mounts creating a refined impression, underlying the cosmopolitan nature... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2014

Ewer. China, Ming dynasty, Zhengde mark and period, c. 1519-1521.

  Ewer. China, Ming dynasty, Zhengde mark and period, c. 1519-1521. White porcelain decorated in blue over the glaze, bearing the armillary sphere of king Dom Manuel I on each side of the body. Mark: da Ming nian zao (made in the Zhengde period). H: 180; W: 101 mm. Museum-School of Portuguese Decorative Arts, Lisboa.
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15 mars 2014

Chinese porcelain blue ewer made for the Islamic market, Jingdezhen, China, 18th century

Chinese porcelain blue ewer made for the Islamic market, Jingdezhen, China, 18th century. Photo courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. A porcelain ewer of pear-shaped form on blue ground with a flaring foot, crescent mouth with the spout curving outwards and with floral gilt decorations on the body. Later mounts are attached to the cover and the spout with a metal chain. 35.5cm high (including cover). Two similar porcelain ewers are in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Accession numbers IS. 1674-1876 and 775-1888. Amir... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2014

Royal Ontario Museum opens gates of China's Forbidden City with new centennial exhibition

Anonymous court painter, Portrait of Emperor Yongzheng in his study. Ink and colour on silk. Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period. Ht. 171.3 cm Wi. 156.5 cm.© The Palace Museum. TORONTO.- The Royal Ontario Museum unveiled The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors, presented by the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation with Manulife as Lead Sponsor. The exhibition is on display in the Garfield Weston Exhibition Hall from Saturday, March 8 until Monday, September 1, 2014. Presented in collaboration with Beijing’s Palace Museum,... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2014

A purple-splashed 'Junyao' ewer, Jin Dynasty

A purple-splashed 'Junyao' ewer, Jin Dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's. of bud form, the globular body rising from a short foot and flanked on one side with a short spout opposite a C-shaped handle, covered overall in a lavender-blue glaze suffused with dark purple splashes to one side, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the dark brown body. Height 3 3/8 in., 8.5 cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 USD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 18 Mar 2014, 10:30 AM - www.sothebys.com
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05 février 2014

Dallas Museum of Art to receive one of world's largest Islamic art collections: The Keir Collection

  A 10th-century rock crystal ewer from Egypt. The Keir Collection of Islamic Art via Dallas Museum of Art. DALLAS, TX.- The Dallas Museum of Art announced today that it will receive a long-term loan of one of the world’s largest private holdings of Islamic art, transforming the Museum’s Islamic art collection into the third largest of its kind in North America. Assembled over the course of five decades by the noted art collector Edmund de Unger (1918–2011), the Keir Collection is recognized by scholars as one of the... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2014

A fine and rare Mughal-style jade ewer, 17th-18th century

A fine and rare Mughal-style jade ewer, 17th-18th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The thinly-worked globular body surmounted by a ribbed flaring neck resting on a spreading foot, set with a leaf-shaped loop handle and a long, slightly tapering spout, the exterior with evenly-spaced grooves and carved in low relief with borders of petals around the foot and shoulder, the base formed as a floral medallion encircling a star-shaped stamen, the finely-polished semi-translucent stone of striated grey tone. 16.5cm (6½in) long. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2013

A silver-mounted blue and white ewer, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period

A silver-mounted blue and white ewer, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period. Photo Sotheby's the globular body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck, set with a loop handle, the body brightly painted with a kneeling attendant offering an official’s hat to a dignitary surrounded by further attendants and soldiers, all between a floral scroll and lappet band, the foot encircled by wavy lappets, the neck and the handle decorated with stylised floral sprays, the neck reduced and mounted with an engraved silver rim; 35.2cm.,... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2013

Lyon & Turnbull sell the Mother of Pearl Ewer owned by Lord Curzon, Viceroy to India for £70,850

The ewer has been in the family since Lord Curzon of Kedelston was Viceroy of India 1899–1905.  EDINBURGH.- A rare Mughal mother of pearl ewer once owned by Lord Curzon, Viceroy to India and dating from the 17th century, sold for £70,850 at Lyon & Turnbull on the 23rd October 2013.  The ewer has been in the family since Lord Curzon of Kedelston was Viceroy of India 1899–1905; it was left to his daughter Lady Cynthia Curzon who married Sir Oswald Mosley, then to her grandson Rupert Forbes Adam.  Gujarat is... [Lire la suite]
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