10 juillet 2016

Back on Gertrud & Otto Natzler's works of Collection of Dr. Seymour and Carol Haber at Rago Auction 5 june 2016

  Carefully assembled over the course of sixty years from 1955 to 2015, represent the private collection of Dr. Seymour and Carol Haber of Portland, Oregon. After meeting in medical school and marrying in 1954, the couple spent two years in Germany where Seymour served as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps; it was during this period that they began to collect art objects. They traveled and moved many times over the coming years, adding to both their collection and their knowledge along... [Lire la suite]

09 août 2015

Porcelain water dropper with pale blue glaze, qingbai ware, Jingdezhen kilns, south China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Porcelain water dropper with pale blue glaze, qingbai ware, Jingdezhen kilns, south China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Height: 6.5 cm. Museum no.FE.15-2001. Given by Peter Harris on behalf of his brother Mike Harris [2007] © V&A Images This water dropper was made during the Song dynasty (960-1279), the classical period in the history of Chinese ceramics. Kilns appeared in all parts of China, each kiln with its own specialized products. Centuries later they were much sought after by... [Lire la suite]