13 août 2014

Xuande Mark and Period Porcelains at the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka

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)

"Five-color" Wucai Jar, China, Wanli period (1573-1619), porcelain © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum.
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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 or Jin dynasty

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

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
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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

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]
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06 mai 2014

A unique diamond ring, by JAR.

A unique diamond ring, by JAR. Photo Christie's  Image Ltd 2014 Set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing approximately 5.08 carats, to the single-cut diamond gallery extending to the undulating hoop, mounted in platinum, ring size 3¼, in pink leather JAR case. Signed JAR, Paris. Estimate HK$3,200,000 – HK$4,800,000 ($414,774 - $622,161) Accompanied by report no. 15786658 dated 27 March 2007 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the 5.08 carat diamond is D colour, flawless clarity, with excellent... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2014

A famille-verte jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A famille-verte jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's. of globular form, brightly enamelled around the exterior with a long-tailed bird perched upon rockwork isssuing leafy branches of peony and magnolia; 25cm., 8in. Estimation 1,000 — 1,500 GBP THE JULIAN THOMPSON STUDY COLLECTION Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London | 14 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
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27 avril 2014

An unusual copper-red glazed jar, Qianlong six-character sealmark in underglaze-blue and possibly of the period (1736-1795)

An unusual copper-red glazed jar, Qianlong six-character sealmark in underglaze-blue and possibly of the period (1736-1795). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The jar is of rounded globular shape, covered in an attractive dark-red bubble-suffused glaze thinning to white at the mouth rim. 5 ? in. (13.6 cm.) wide. Estimate £7,000 – £10,000 ($11,753 - $16,790) Christie's.THE C. PHILIP CARDEIRO COLLECTION OF CHINESE ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street -  http://www.christies.com/
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