11 août 2019

A rare silk brocade thangka, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1243. A rare silk brocade thangka, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 27 in. (68.6 cm.) x 20¼ in. (51.4 cm.). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 170,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Woven in blue, green, peach, ochre and gold threads depicting Buddha seated indhyanasana on a lotus throne and holding an alms bowl in his lap, surrounded by Vaisravana, the Yellow and Black Jambhalas, Avalokitesvara, Padmapani, Visvabhu, Kasyapa and the white and green Taras, mounted. Compare an almost identical, though... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2016

Silk Brocade Chasuble, 16th Century

Silk Brocade Chasuble, 16th Century, 44" x 26", 112 x 66cm. textileasart.com 
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27 juin 2014

'Ming: The Golden Empire' opens at National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh

Ming: The Golden Empire at National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh EDINBURGH.- The extraordinary story of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), a period marked by a social, cultural and economic transformation and a dramatic flourishing of the arts, will be told in a major exhibition showing at the National Museum of Scotland this summer, Ming: The Golden Empire.  A collection of original Ming artefacts from Nanjing Museum, including Chinese National Treasures, will be on display in the only UK showing of this internationally... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2014

A silk brocade Imperial dragon roundel for a Princess, Jiaqing period

A silk brocade Imperial dragon roundel for a Princess, Jiaqing period. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions. finely embroidered in gold and coloured  threads with a writhing five clawed dragon circling a flaming pearl, surrounded by scrolling clouds above breaking waves and rockwork, 28cm diameter. Estimate £1,000-2,000 清嘉庆 缂丝云龙纹圆补 Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art. 17th May 2014. http://www.dreweatts.com/
23 janvier 2012

A fine imperial yellow silk brocade chuba. Late Ming/early Qing dynasty

A fine imperial yellow silk brocade chuba. Late Ming-early Qing dynasty. Photo Bonhams Constructed from multiple pieces of yellow ground silk brocade woven with a design of five-clawed dragons, flaming pearls and cloud scrolls that surround a massive quatrelobed reserve woven in a plain ground with an opposing pair of five-clawed dragons surrounded by a lishui border worked in gilt-wrapped threads, white, black and shades of green, blue and red, all repeating in a wide band of dragons and flaming pearls woven into the... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2012

Two silk brocade fragments with dragon decoration. Ming dynasty

Two silk brocade fragments with dragon decoration. Ming dynasty. Photo Bonhams Each of thin russet silk woven with horizontal stripes and leiwen bands above and below a wider band of dragons: one fragment featuring dragons woven in blue facing to the left and the other fragment with a line of yellow, dark blue, white, red and pale blue dragons facing to the right. 25 1/4 and 25 1/2in (64 and 65cm) long. Estimate: US$3,000 - 5,000. Unsold Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Dec 2011. California,... [Lire la suite]
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