25 mai 2014

A pottery painted vessel, hu, and a pottery 'Cocoon' jar, Neolithic Period and Han Dynasty

A pottery painted vessel, hu, and a pottery 'Cocoon' jar, Neolithic Period and Han Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's the largest vessel surmounted by a short circular neck, flanked with a pair of small circular handles, the upper half decorated in a brown glaze with geometric patterns; the 'cocoon'-shaped jar supported on a high splayed foot, set with a neck rising to an everted rim, the pottery of a smooth texture and burnished to a reddish-beige colour; the largest vessel 40 cm., 15 3/4 in. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 HKD ... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2013

"MING: Emperors, artists and Merchants in Ancient China" @ De Nieuwe Kerk

Portrait of He Bin. Paper, 16th century © Nanjing Museum/Nomad Exhibitions AMSTERDAM - From 5 October 2013 to 2 February 2014, De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam will present Ming: Emperors, Artists and Merchants in Ancient China. This exhibition tells the story of China’s Ming dynasty (1368–1644). In collaboration with the Nanjing Museum, one of China’s leading museums, De Nieuwe Kerk will host an exclusive collection of original Ming artefacts, complemented by classic delftware from the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague and a series of... [Lire la suite]

21 septembre 2012

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a camel. Tang dynasty

A sancai-glazed pottery figure of a camel. Tang dynasty. Photo Sotheby's well-modeled with long legs, standing foursquare on a rectangular base, its head animatedly thrown back, mouth agape, decorated with freely applied amber glaze over a cream base, the saddle cloth and pleated hem articulated in green. Height 23 3/4 in., 60.5 cm. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Unsold PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New York, 2nd June 1993, lot 270. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2012

A Miniature Hoi An Pottery Treasure Box. Viet Nam, ca 1450 AD

A Miniature Hoi An Pottery Treasure Box.  Viet Nam, ca 1450 AD. Photo Antiquities-Saleroom The smallest artifact we've seen from the famous Hoi An wreckage!Quite miniature pottery box and lid decorated in blue floral pattern over white base. Each shows minor effects of exposure to 500 years of sea water. 7/8"H x 1-3/8" D.  Lot 101. Estimate $150 - $250 Provenance: Ex-private TX collection. Antiquities-Saleroom. 9:00 AM PT - May 12th, 2012. 
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25 avril 2012

A safavid blue and white pottery tulip vase, Persia, 17th century

A safavid blue and white pottery tulip vase, Persia, 17th century. Photo Sotheby's of baluster form with a central everted mouth surrounded by five small subsidiary spouts, all mounted with metal covers and engraved with figures inside roundels and alternating floral stems, the body decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with black outlines, featuring a river landscape with bushy rocks, clouds, ducks and birds, scrolling arabesque designs to neck and foot, the reverse of base with pseudo-Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2011

Twelve glazed pottery jars. Vietnam, late 15th/early 16th century

A group of six glazed pottery jars. Vietnam, late 15th/early 16th century. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams & Butterfields Each from the Hoi An hoard, consisting of three slender ovoid storage jars with brown oxide glaze and applied with four lug handles; two small olive-glazed jars, one with lug handles; and one small globular jar covered in a brown glaze (most with damage); 10 1/8in (25.8cm) height of largest. Estimate: US$800 - 1,200 A group of six glazed pottery jars. Vietnam, late 15th/early 16th century. Photo: Courtesy of... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2011

A white-glazed pottery ewer. Tang dynasty

A white-glazed pottery ewer. Tang dynasty. photo Sotheby's the bulbous body rising to a trumpet neck, the rounded shoulders with a tapering cylindrical spout opposite a three-stranded strap handle terminating in a stylized lion's head biting the rim of the neck, the overall ivory glaze finely crackled; height 10 1/4 in., 26 cm. Estimate 2,000—3,000 USD. Lot Sold 5,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby & Co., London, 14th November 1972, lot 270. Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2011

A large straw-glazed pottery amphora. Sui-Early Tang dynasty.

A large straw-glazed pottery amphora. Sui-Early Tang dynasty. photo Sotheby's the tall ovoid body surmounted by a waisted neck rising to a cupped mouth, flanked by a pair of dragons biting the rim, their bodies coiled around the neck, their lower legs and tails resting on the shoulders, covered overall in a straw-colored glaze; height 21 1/4 in., 54 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 13,750 USD Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co. 22 Mar 11. New York... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2010

A sancai-glazed pottery bowl, China, Tang dynasty

A sancai-glazed pottery bowl, China, Tang dynasty. photo courtesy Nagel D. 9,9 cm. Minor wear to glaze, very slightly chipped - Estimate 2 500 € Property from an Austrian private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 4th 2010 www.auction.de
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25 octobre 2010

Pair of Chinese 19th century glazed pottery figures of an aristocratic couple and their attendents

A wonderful pair of Chinese 19th century glazed pottery figures of an aristocratic couple and their attendents, with charming painted silk parasols. photo courtesy of Kentshire @ The 29th San Francisco Fall Antiques Show www.kentshire.com
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