13 août 2014

Yongle Blue-and-White Porcelains at the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka

Blue-and-White Charger with Peony Design, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period (1403-1424), d.44.7cm. Gift of SUMITOMO Group, the ATAKA Collection. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. © 2009 The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. The central field of this plate depicts, within double circles, two peonies freely interlaced by scroll-like stems. Nine types of fruit including litchies, pomegranates, loquats and vines are painted in spray style around the rim inside the dish, while the outer surface has pomegranates and scrolls.... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2014

Ewer, glass, Venice, late 16th century

Ewer, glass, Venice, late 16th century; body moulded with band of two lions around centre; body rests on knop and metal-mounted bell-foot; trefoil mouth on neck with arched opalescent handle ornamented throughout with spiralling bands of plain white and filigree. Height: 27 centimetres. Bequeathed by Felix Slade. S.664. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. Compare a very similar vase in form, moulding, size and decoration in Cremona, Museo Civico, illustrated in Ciappi 2006, no. 17 which has a frieze of moulded birds... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2014

Chinese Imari ewer for the Persian market, China, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Chinese Imari ewer for the Persian market, China, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Photo courtesy Vanderven Oriental Art. Height:30 cm. Price on request Provenance: Private Collection, The Netherlands CHINESE IMARI.In the last quarter of the 17th century the Japanese porcelain factories at Arita (Kyushu) had developed their own styles for decorating the export wares for the Dutch. Blue and white no longer resembled Chinese Kraak and Transitional models, but showed typical Japanese designs such as continuous, boldly painted... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2014

Ewer, 14th Century, China, Yuan dynasty-Ming dynasty

Ewer, 14th Century, China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - Ming dynasty (1368-1644), porcelain, Overall - h:17.50 cm (h:6 7/8 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1957.28, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
05 juillet 2014

Rare aiguière (huajiao) en porcelaine décorée en bleu sous couverte, Chine, Epoque Yongzheng

Rare aiguière (huajiao) en porcelaine décorée en bleu sous couverte, Chine, Epoque Yongzheng (1723 - 1735). Photo VINCENT WAPLER - SVV MICA sur la panse d'une frise de fleurs de lotus dans leur rinceaux entourées de pétales de chrysanthèmes en léger relief. L'épaulement orné d'une frise de fleurs de lotus dans son feuillage, le col comportant un léger enflement orné de lotus, le bord supérieur ornée d'une frise de pétales stylisées. Au revers de la base, la marque à six caractères en zhuanshu de Yongzheng. H.... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2014

Ewer, late 11th-early 12th century, Northern Song dynasty

Ewer, late 11th-early 12th century, Northern Song dynasty, Porcelain with transparent pale blue (qingbai) glaze, H: 22.0 W: 12.1 cm, China, Gift of Charles Lang Freer, F1907.285. Freer/Sackler © 2014 Smithsonian Institution


27 juin 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.  MASTERPIECES LONDON 2014. AMIR MOHTASHEMI LTD. STAND C5. 69 Kensington Church Street, London, W8 4BG, United Kingdom. T +44 20 7937 4422 - F +44 20 7937 4411 - www.amirmohtashemi.com - info@amirmohtashemi.com
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17 juin 2014

A Stoneware Ewer, Tang dynasty

A Stoneware Ewer, Tang dynasty. Photo courtesy Uppsala Auktion. Of ovoid body with a trumpet neck and slightly everted foot-rim, double loop handle and short conical spout, covered inside and out in a brownish glaze suffused with bluish streaks, the glaze ends irregularly around the foot to expose the grey stoneware body. Height: 28 cm. Estimate: SEK 120.000 - 150.000 (EUR 13.000 - 17.000). Hammer price: SEK 260.000 Provenance: The collection of Karl E. and Tove Strömstad, Oslo. Leigh Ashton collection, then to Riesco... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2014

A very rare celadon-glazed ewer, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

A very rare celadon-glazed ewer, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Inspired by Near Eastern metalwork, the ewer is incised with a central floral scroll flanked by raised lines and moulded bands of petals at the shoulder and above the low splayed foot, the base of the slender neck with a further floral scroll between concentric bands, and the neck moulded with a central horizontal flange incised with stylised flowerheads, dividing pendent tasselled lappets and stiff... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2014

A blue and white ewer, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

A blue and white ewer, Jiajing period (1522-1566). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 With serpentine spout supported on a spreading foot, decorated to the globular body with scattered flower heads, butterflies, scrolling tendrils, fans and swastika's between a band of stiff leaves to the neck and base. 10½ in. (26.8 cm.) high. Estimate £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,687 - $2,531) Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 14 May 2014, London, South Kensington - http://www.christies.com/


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