21 juin 2017

A 'Changsha' celadon-glazed ewer, Tang dynasty

Lot 426. A 'Changsha' celadon-glazed ewer, Tang dynasty, 18.1 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 52,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.    of ovoid form with a short polygonal spout and a loop handle, divided by a pair of lugs in between, applied on the body with four relief-moulded figural and floral appliques. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
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25 avril 2017

A blue and white ewer for the Islamic market, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 196. A blue and white ewer for the Islamic market, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 27cm (10 5/8in) high. Estimate £5,000 - 7,000 (€5,900 - 8,200). Photo: Bonhams. The body painted with two cartouches depicting a riverscape dotted with pine trees and laminated rocks, reserved on a white ground scattered with flower heads and foliage, continuing onto the 'L'-shaped handle connecting a cup-shaped mouth above a tapering neck, the spreading foot with a beaded band below inverted lotus petals.   Note: The shape of... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

A Qingbai ewer, cover and basin, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 202. A Qingbai ewer, cover and basin, Song dynasty (960-1279). The ewer, 23 cm, 9 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the ewer with ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a narrow cylindrical neck, carved with a broad peony band at the shoulder divided by a strap handle on one side and a short curved spout on the other, the cylindrical cover surmounted by a seated lion finial, the basin with deep rounded sides carved with a continuous leafy peony band, all covered in a pale... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2017

A celadon glazed ewer, Goryeo Dynasty (12th century)

Lot 85. A celadon glazed ewer, Goryeo Dynasty (12th century), 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 130,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The tall ewer modeled as a bamboo shoot with incised details, applied with s-shaped spout and handle, covered with a glaze of soft sea-green tone. With wood box Note: Korea’s best-known ceramics, the celadon wares, were produced during the Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), an era of supreme artistic refinement. Vessels with molded, incised, or... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2017

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

Lot 116. A blue and white islamic market ewer, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566), 27 cm, 10 5/8  in. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the flattened pear-shaped body rising from a tall spreading foot to a narrow waisted neck and straight rim, painted to each face with a peony spray within a peach-shaped panel, bordered with scrolling lotus, the tall upright spout with inlaid gilt-bronze mounts to the terminal and base and with an enamelled... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2017

A 'Cizhou' white-glazed ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1179)

Lot 3230. A 'Cizhou' white-glazed ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1179), 29.5 cm, 11 5/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the well-proportioned ewer potted with a sturdy ovoid body rising from a spreading foot to a tall neck and flaring rim, modelled with a gently curved spout on one side and a strap handle on the other extending from neck to the shoulder, applied with an egg-white slip beneath a clear glaze stopping short of the foot showcasing the pale greyish-buff... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2017

Hongwu and Jiande Period (1368-1402):Early establishment of the royal kiln

During the turbulent times at the end of Yuan Dynasty, Jingdezhen's authorities directly submit to the Ming's emperor and thus escaped from the destruction of the wars, and their porcelain manufacturing technique was well preserved. After the founding of the Ming Dynasty by the first emperor Zhu Yuanzhang on the basis of the Yuan's Fuliang Porcelain Bureau, the royal kiln was established. The Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang also commended to use porcelains in all sacrifices, thus advancing the development of the porcelain industry in... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2017

Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at TEFAF Maastricht 217, Stand 239

A cast ewer, Deccan, India, early 16th century. Bronze. Height 38 cm © Amir Mohtashemi Ltd Provenance: Private collection, Europe  Literature: M. Zebrowski, Gold, Silver & Bronze from Mughal India, London 1997 Iznik dish, Turkey, 16th century. Pottery. Diameter 36 cm © Amir Mohtashemi Ltd Iznik tile, Turkey, second half of the 16th century. Pottery. 25 x 21.5 cm © Amir Mohtashemi Ltd Provenance: Private collection, UK ... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2017

A Qingbai ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 637. A Qingbai ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279). Estimate  6,000 — 8,000  USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of globular form rising to a short cylindrical neck with two raised bands, a short tapered spout opposite the upright handle, decorated overall with incised swirling lines applied with a three-tooth comb, a band of incised angled lines around the neck, covered with a sea-green glaze save for the biscuit base fired to a warm tan color, Japanese wood box (2). Diameter 5 7/8... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

An extremely rare blue and white ewer, Ming dynasty, early 16th century

Lot 14. An extremely rare blue and white ewer, Ming dynasty, early 16th century. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck with a garlic-head mouth and upright mouthrim, the serpentine spout attached to the neck by a S-scroll strut opposite a tall looped handle, the body painted to one side with a cruciform atop a pyramidal base with three spear-like projections issuing from the cross, the principal motif executed in a... [Lire la suite]
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