07 juin 2016

A globular soft-paste jar, Qing dynasty, 18th19th century

Lot 533. A globular soft-paste jar, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate: 600 EUR - 800 EUR. Photo Kunsthaus Lempertz A globular soft-paste jar, decorated with four stylised dragons in relief, all under a creame-coloured crackled glaze. 18th/19th century. Height 6.7 cmProvenance: Private collection, Northern Germany Kunsthaus Lempertz. Asian Art. Jun 10, 2016 10:00 CEST - Jun 11, 2016 10:00 CEST

12 mai 2016

A blue and white globular jar, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 134. A blue and white globular jar, Shunzhi period (1644-1661). Estimate £2,000 - £4,000 ($2,884 - $5,768). Price Realized £4,000 ($5,776). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The exterior of the jar is decorated in vibrant shades of blue with cartouches enclosing figures in landscape scenes, surrounded by foliage and mountains. 11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high Provenance: From a private French collection. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 11 May 2016, London, South Kensington
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14 avril 2016

A blue and white porcelain globular jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 108. A blue and white porcelain globular jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $50,000 – $60,000. Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The globular body set on a short circular foot, decorated in underglaze-blue with a large phoenix flying and stylized clouds, applied with a glossy transparent glaze; 9 in. (22.9 cm.) high Note: Phoenix with stylized clouds is one of the most popular subjects on blue and white wares from Joseon Dynasty. However it is very rare to have a large single phoenix designed... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2016

A large blue-glazed globular jar, 18th-19th century

A large blue-glazed globular jar, 18th-19th century. Photo Christie's Image 2003 The exterior covered with a glaze of deep powder-blue tone ending in a line at the edge of the white-glazed mouth rim, raised on a broad flat foot ring encircling the countersunk base - 18in. (45.7cm.) across. Lot 356. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $7,170  Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 September 2003, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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06 décembre 2015

A large finely sgraffiato Cizhou globular jar, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 2836. A large finely sgraffiato Cizhou globular jar, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th century. Estimate HK$300,000 - HK$500,000 ($38,891 - $64,818). Price Realized HK$775,000 ($100,468). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The jar is carved with two horizontal registers of stylised leaf scrolls, above a lower register with foliate scrolls in blackish-brown slip against the unglazed buff-coloured body. The inside of the jar, short neck, lipped rim and recessed base are further applied with black slip and... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2014

Cairo Under Wraps: Exhibition of early Islamic textiles features nearly 80 rare and delicate fabrics

  Qasab fragment with ducks and parrots Gauzy linen tabby with silk and gold tapestry Egypt Mid-11th century 980.78.111.A Wilkinson Collection, Gift of Albert and Federico Friedberg. TORONTO.- Cairo Under Wraps: Early Islamic Textiles, a Centennial exhibition on view at the Royal Ontario Museum, highlights the ROM’s collection of early Islamic textiles, dating largely from the 8th to 12th centuries. More than half of the exhibition’s approximately 80 fabrics are on public display for the first time and many of the oldest were... [Lire la suite]

01 janvier 2014

A fine Mughal-style green jade globular jar, 17th-18th century

A fine Mughal-style green jade globular jar, 17th-18th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The green stone very finely hollowed to give a soft translucency to the jarlet and delicately carved on the exterior with crisp overlapping petals above a row of stylised leaves at the base, the foot shaped as more petals, two small handles carved as simple scrolls, and an exceptionally crisp and elegant ten-pointed petal motif to the interior. 13cm (5 1/8in) wide. Sold for £12,500 (€14,993) Provenance: an English Private Collection of Fine... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2012

Chinese junyao globular jar, Song dynasty

Chinese junyao globular jar, Song dynasty. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers The globular jar with short straight rim flanked by two loop handles at shoulder; milky light blue glaze with occasional lavender blue highlight, raised on thick biscuit footrim. H: 5 in. Large crack near one of the handles, 2 in. vertical and splitting into two 3in. horizontal cracks. Estimate $2,000-3,000  Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. ASIAN ARTS. Sep 09 2012 10:00 http://www.freemansauction.com
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02 novembre 2011

A blue and white globular jar. Jiajing kuei mao nian zhi cyclical date corresponding to AD1543 and of the period

A blue and white globular jar. Jiajing kuei mao nian zhi cyclical date corresponding to AD1543 and of the period. Photo Bonhams Painted on one side with two seated figures playing weiqi, each attended by a standing boy, the reverse with a scholar and an attendant holding a qin, wood stand. 13.5cm (5¼in) wide (2). Estimate: £15,000 - 18,000, CNY 150,000 - 180,000, HK$ 180,000 - 220,000 Provenance: S.Marchant and Son, LondonThe Harriet Szechenyi Collection, SwitzerlandExhibited: S.Marchant and Son, Ming Blue and White:... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2010

Ming dynasty blue and white @ Christie's, 26 March 2010

A large blue and white charger. Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619) Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Heavily potted, the center painted with boys at play as scholars, below water birds in a lotus pond in the well, the exterior with a band of conjoined lotus buds - 16¼ in. (41.2 cm.) diam. Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000 Notes: A similar dish of slightly smaller size (31.4 cm.) is illustrated by Rosemary Scott in Elegant Form and Harmonious Decoration, Percival David... [Lire la suite]