27 mars 2018

A very rare green and amber-glazed pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907) 

Lot 1456. A very rare green and amber-glazed pouring vessel, Tang dynasty (618-907); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The compressed globular body with a short waisted neck, the shoulder applied with a band of six florets interrupted by the short, angled cylindrical spout and double-strap handle that terminates in a dragon head biting the mouth rim, covered all over with a bright green glaze that continues over... [Lire la suite]

24 juillet 2016

A creamy-white crackle-glazed pouring vessel, Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 20. A creamy-white crackle-glazed pouring vessel, Ming-early Qing dynasty. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vessel is of rounded form with one side extruded with a spout, covered overall with crackled creamy-white tone glaze. 6 in. (15.2 cm.) long. Appears to be in overall good condition. Estimation: USD 2,000 - 3,000 Provenance: Professor Jan Hellner (1917-2002) Collection, Stockholm, Sweden, 1982. Christie's on line. The Art of China.
13 avril 2015

A celadon jade pouring vessel, India, Mughal, 17th-18th century

A celadon jade pouring vessel, India, Mughal, 17th-18th century. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the carved jade bowl set with a pair of ear-shaped handles carved with leaves and a long spout, on a short slightly everted foot, the polished stone of a pale celadon tone - 6.7cm. height; 18cm. diam. Notes: This elegant jade vessel, with its thin translucent body, suggests that it was the product of Hindustani jade carvers working in Mughal India. Such jades became... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2014

Pouring vessel, or kendi, in the form of an elephant, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722)

Pouring vessel, or kendi, in the form of an elephant, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722), fritware, with underglaze painting in blue and black, 22 x 17.5 x 11.5 cm max. (height x width x depth. Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. (EA1978.1700). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
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17 avril 2014

'Chinese Ceramics Tang to Qing' exhibiting tuesday 6th may - friday 30th may 2014 at Marchant

LONDON - Tang - Qing, fourteen centuries of Chinese art, an amazing time span. China has given the world some great art from the early bronze age: sculpture, furniture, paintings, jade carving and porcelain manufacture. It is a sobering thought that the West could not make porcelain until the eighteenth century. With the present catalogue we have selected what we believe to be excellent examples of several periods: Tang pottery, Ming and Qing imperial porcelain, Chinese domestic-market... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2013

A rare Mughal pale celadon jade pouring vessel. India, 18th century

A rare Mughal pale celadon jade pouring vessel. India, 18th century - Sothebys the compressed globular body surmounted by a ribbed neck, set with a pair of floral handles and a long facetted spout, the exterior carved in shallow relief with detached floral sprays above a lappet band, all below overhanging floral motifs at the shoulder, the base carved with a floral medallion with curled petals, the polished stone of a pale celadon tone; 16.5cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimation: 40,000 - 60,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Christie’s... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2012

Pouring vessel. Iran, second half 17th century

Pouring vessel. Iran, second half 17th century. Fritware, underglaze painted, 5 9/16 x 5 15/16 x 11 13/16 in. (14.1 x 15.06 x 30.0 cm). Shinji Shumeikai Acquisition Fund (AC1998.2.1). Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
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26 juin 2012

Pouring vessel, by the craftsman Mahmu Miʿmar-i Yazdi. Probably from Mashhad, Iran AD 1616/17 (AH 1025)

Pouring vessel, by the craftsman Mahmu Miʿmar-i Yazdi. Probably from Mashhad, Iran AD 1616/17 (AH 1025). An imitation of Chinese porcelain. Height: 24.800 cm. ME OA 1902.5-21.1. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum View from other side. Pouring vessel, by the craftsman Mahmu Miʿmar-i Yazdi. Probably from Mashhad, Iran AD 1616/17 (AH 1025). An imitation of Chinese porcelain. Height: 24.800 cm. ME OA 1902.5-21.1. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum
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15 mars 2012

A miniature hair crystal pouring vessel. 18th-19th century

A miniature hair crystal pouring vessel. 18th-19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012  Carved in the shape of a bamboo shoot issuing from a bent stalk handle at one end that is a continuation of one of two sections of bamboo that form the base, with black rutile inclusions; 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) long, box. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000  清十八/十九世紀 髮晶筍形匜式把件 Christie's. Auspicious Treasures for Scholars and Emperors: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection, 22 March 2012; New... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2012

Chinese Archaic Style Celadon Jade Pouring Vessel. Early 19th century

Chinese Archaic Style Celadon Jade Pouring Vessel. Early 19th century.  Photo Doyle New York  The body of horizontal rectangular shape, one end with a pouring lip, the other set with a squared handle issuing from the mouth of a lion's head, the body carved with vertical ribs between raised flanges and below a four-character gilt inscription to either side below the rim, the lid carved with a central flange and two raised knops on a field of C-scrolls, the stone a light gray with buff and chestnut... [Lire la suite]