27 février 2015
A black-glazed sgraffito jar, Jin - Xixia dynasty. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. he ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a short broad neck with a flat lipped rim, carved through the lustrous dark brown glaze to the buff body with a broad and narrow band of dense scrolling foliage. Height 10 3/4 in., 27.2 cm Notes: See a related sgraffito vase from the Meiyintang Collection also attributed to the Jin / Xixia dynasty, but with a small mouth in Regina... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2015
A green-glazed stoneware jar, hu, Western Han dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of ovoid form rising to a cylindrical neck and flaring rim, the shoulder with three narrow grooved horizontal bands, set to either side with an incised double-loop handle terminating in an applied scroll motif above and fluted ring below, wave patterns incised along the neck and rim, the upper section of the body and interior rim covered with a translucent olive-green glaze, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2015
A large iron-red and green enameled jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. stoutly potted the ovoid body rising to a short waisted neck with everted rim, well-painted in vibrant iron-red and green enamels with an array of floral registers centering on a lively peony scroll, enclosed between a band of quatrefoil cloud scrolls on an iron-red ground encircling the waisted base, and a band of scrolling chrysanthemum blooms on a green ground and... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2014
Blue-and-White Jar with Baoxiang-hua Scrolls Design, Ming Dynasty, Xuande Mark and Period (1426-1435), h.35.8cm. Gift of SUMITOMO Group, the ATAKA Collection. Acc. No. 10885. The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. © 2009 The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka. This is a large jar with a tall neck rising to a wide mouth. The center section is decorated with baoxiang-hua scrolled flowers, the shoulder and base feature double lotus petals, and the neck has a scrolled cloud pattern. The cobalt blue is a deep color, and the lotus... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2014
"Five-color" Wucai Jar, China, Wanli period (1573-1619), porcelain © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.
18 juillet 2014
Jar, Jizhou Ware, 1200s-1300s, China, Jiangxi province, Jizhou kilns, Southern Song Dynasty-Yuan Dynasty
Jar, Jizhou Ware, 1200s-1300s, China, Jiangxi province, Jizhou kilns, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279) - Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), glazed stoneware with resist and slip-painted decoration, Diameter - w:13.40 cm (w:5 1/4 inches)Overall - h:11.30 cm (h:4 7/16 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1986.14, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
17 juillet 2014
Jar, 1100s-1200s, Northern China, Northern Song (960-1127) or Jin dynasty (1115-1234),glazed stoneware with roulette decoration, Cizhou ware, Diameter of mouth - w:6.70 cm (w:2 5/8 inches)Overall - h:8.90 cm (h:3 1/2 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1957.58, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
13 juillet 2014
Chinese Celadon Jade Jar, 19th century. Photo courtesy M.S.Rau Antiques. Intricate carving in the Mughal style distinguishes this beautiful celadon jade jar. Rings of leaves encircle the upper and lower rims, while a pair of foliate handles and a wonderfully carved base in the form of a flower in bloom further accentuate this delicate, semi-translucent Chinese objet d'art. 4 1/2" wide x 2 3/4" high. Price: Available upon request
15 juin 2014
A Rare Chongzhen jar, Colégio de São Paulo - Macau Service, ca. 1640, Ming Dynasty, Chongzheng Period, ca. 1640
A Rare Chongzhen jar, Colégio de São Paulo - Macau Service, ca. 1640, Ming Dynasty, Chongzheng Period, ca. 1640 (Transitional period). Photo VERITAS ART AUCTIONEERS Chinese porcelain.Cobalt blue underglaze decoration. The body decorated with floral motifs and two bands, one depicting oriental landscape and the other two faces with necklaces flanked by scrolls. Handle depicting clouds. (broken spout, minor chips and handle with minor glazing losses). Alt.: 22 cm. Estimation : 22 000 € / 28 000 € The piece was commissioned for... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2014
A large Longquan celadon jar, Early Ming Dynasty. Photo: Bonhams. Heavily potted with broad shoulders tapering down to a recessed circular base and surmounted by a short slightly flared neck, decorated with a large band of panels enclosing caoshu characters interspersed by leafy fruiting branches, including peach, lychee and pomegranate, all above a tall band of narrow lotus petals, the sides flanked by a pair of monster-mask handles, covered overall in a pale green glaze, pierced wood cover surmounted by a carved white and brown... [Lire la suite]