26 février 2017

Ewer, Vietnam, Trần dynasty, 14th century

Ewer, Vietnam, Trần dynasty, 14th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with celadon glaze. H x W x D: 17.9 x 17.1 x 17.1 cm (7 1/16 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1992.31 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution
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22 février 2017

Ewer, Vietnam, Lý dynasty, 11th-early 13th century

Ewer, Vietnam, Lý dynasty, 11th-early 13th century. Stoneware with translucent ivory glaze. H x Diam (overall): 7.5 x 9.7 cm (2 15/16 x 3 13/16 in. The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, RLS1997.48.1675  © 2017 Smithsonian Institution
21 janvier 2017

A pair of porcelain blue ewers made for the Islamic market, China, 18th century

A pair of porcelain blue ewers made for the Islamic market, China, 18th century. Both 29cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. A rare pair of porcelain dark blue ewers of compacted pear-shaped form and flared feet. The mouths are crescent-moon shaped; the spouts are curved. Both ewers have traces of floral gilt decoration. Two similar ewers are in The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Accession Numbers 775-1888 and 1674-1876, and are published by Kerr and Mengoni,... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2017

Blue and white ewer, China, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing Period with apocryphal four-character Xuande mark

Blue and white ewer, China, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing Period with apocryphal four-character Xuande mark, 24cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. The flattened pear-shaped body is painted with cobalt blue lotus scrolls on a white ground. Each side of the ewer is decorated with three floral sprays on a scrolled leafy ground on a central tear-shaped raised panel. Upright leaves are painted on the tapered neck with a diamond-pattern band set below the neck. The curved spout is... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2017

Blue-and-White Ewer with European silver-gilt mounts, ca. 1630-1644, Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644)

Blue-and-White Ewer with European silver-gilt mounts, ca. 1630-1644,  Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644). Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze. Purchase. Accession Number: F1970.3. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery © 2014 Smithsonian Institution
05 janvier 2017

Ewer with incised lotus collar around opening, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Ewer with incised lotus collar around opening, incised bands on body, spiral decorated spout, ribbed strap handle, carved vegetal scrolling, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, green glaze, 21.0 × 19.0 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.329 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne The wood-ash and iron glaze is fired in a reducing atmosphere.

05 janvier 2017

Ewer, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century

Lobed ewer with five strap handles, incised band, spiral decorated spout, green glaze, Vietnam, 13th century-14th century, earthenware, glaze,  16.0 × 15.0 cm diameter. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.330 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Such ewers may have been used for water or wine with the strap handles serving to tie on a cover. The handle was non-functional; pouring would have required two hands around the ewer’s sides.
03 janvier 2017

Ewer, Vietnam, 11th century-13th century

Ewer, Vietnam, 11th century-13th century, earthenware, glaze, 10.0 × 15.0 cm diameter. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Gift of Zorica McCarthy, 2010, 2010.331. Small ewer with foot ring, ivory glaze and non-functional handle in bird shape.
18 décembre 2016

Chinese porcelain ewer from the Ming period, with English silver-gilt mounts dated 1589, at Hardwick Hall

Chinese porcelain ewer from the Ming period, with English silver-gilt mounts dated 1589, at Hardwick Hall.
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20 septembre 2016

A Ding ewer and two Ding small cups, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 99. A Ding ewer and two Ding small cups, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 400,000 (USD 33,666 - USD 51,794). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The ewer is potted with an ovoid body supported on a short foot rising to an incurved rim forming a small opening. The shoulder is applied with a gently curved spout, surmounted by an arched handle with incised criss-cross lines terminating at a ruyi-head on one end and three flower stalks on the other, the ewer fitted with a... [Lire la suite]
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