30 mars 2014

A small black and red guri lacquer seal paste box and cover and a black guri stemcup, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

A small black and red guri lacquer seal paste box and cover and a black guri stemcup, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's each carved through alternating layers of black and red lacquer beneath the black surface, the domed circular box and fitted cover decorated with ‘classic’ scrolls centred with a quatrefoil, the layers of red lacquer appearing in five thin lines sandwiched between the layers of black lacquer over a metal body, the interior lacquered in black, the stemcup with an everted rim and a splayed foot with a sealed... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2014

Stemcup, China, early 14th century, Yuan dynasty, "Qingbai" porcelain. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.

Stemcup, China early 14th century, Yuan dynasty, "Qingbai" porcelain. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. Detail. Stemcup, China, Yuan dynasty, beginning of the 14th century, Porcelain covered with blue glaze, Quin´bai. H. 10; Diam. Rim 9.5 cm. Inv.° 2372. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. © 2013 Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Bowl with double walls with four foliate panels where holy personages from the Taoist religion stand out in relief under bamboo leaves, framed by a fine rope of pearls that accentuates the lobed... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2013

A white-glazed anhua-decorated stemcup, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A white-glazed anhua-decorated stemcup, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a tall spreading foot to a flared rim, decorated to the interior in the anhuatechnique with four lança characters within flaming medallions divided by stylised lotus strapwork, covered overall in an even white glaze; 14.8cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimation 20,000 - 30,000 GBP Provenance: A European Private Collection, purchased circa 1970 Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2013

A fine and rare imperial white glazed anhua stemcup, China, Qianlong seal mark and period

A fine and rare imperial white glazed anhua stemcup, China, Qianlong seal mark and period.  with thinly potted flared sides, decorated on the outside with a well executed lotus scroll, the stylised blooms, encircled by looping stems with trefoil leaves. H. 9,9/D.14,8 cm. Estimate 50000/80000 € Provenienz: Ehemals Sammmlung Strycker, Brüssel, am 9.12.1942 im lokalen Antiquitätenhandel erworben - Schön erhalten Nagel Auktionen. 2013/10/30. http://www.auction.de
18 octobre 2013

A blue and white stemcup, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period

A blue and white stemcup, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep flaring sides supported on a tall spreading foot, decorated to the exterior with Tibetan lança characters supported on stylised lotus blooms borne on thin stems issuing curling leaves, the foot with jewelled tassels below stylised floral bands and lotus lappets, the interior similarly decorated with a floral medallion, inscribed with a horizontal six-character seal mark inside the foot; 15cm., 5 7/8 in. ESTIMATION... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2013

An exceedingly rare and fine cobalt-blue and iron-red ‘Mythical Beasts’ stemcup. Mark and period of Xuande

An exceedingly rare and fine cobalt-blue and iron-red ‘Mythical Beasts’ stemcup. Mark and period of Xuande.  Photo: Sotheby's finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, supported on a tall splayed stem with a sealed flat base, superbly painted around the exterior in deep shades of underglaze blue accented with 'heaping and piling', the cup with nine fabulous animals against an iron-red ground of turbulent waves, including a fish dragon and a winged carp leaping above the... [Lire la suite]


28 septembre 2013

A fine blue and white stemcup with 'Lança' characters. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine blue and white stemcup with 'Lança' characters. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's supported on a splayed hollow stem foot angled to the cup with steep sides rising from a flat base to a flared mouthrim, the exterior painted in bright cobalt tones with eight lança characters surrounded by an undulating stem of lotus issuing large flower-heads and curled acanthus leaves, the underside with petal lappets above bands of halved florets divided by a raised rib picked... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2013

Two fine small blue and white stemcups with 'lança' characters, Seal marks and period of Qianlong

Two fine small blue and white stemcups with 'Lança' characters. Seal marks and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's each supported on a splayed hollow stem foot angled to the cup with steep sides rising from a flat base to a flared mouthrim, the exterior painted in pencilled cobalt tones with eight lança characters surrounded by an undulating stem of lotus issuing large flower-heads and curled acanthus leaves, the underside with petal lappets above a ring of key-fret and a raised rib... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2013

Underglaze Blue & White Stemcup, China, Tianqi Period (1605-1627)

Underglaze Blue & White Stemcup, China, Tianqi Period (1605-1627). Photo courtesy Vanderven Oriental Art. Height: 16 cm Diameter Cup: 11,2 cm. Price & condition on request  Provenance: Private Collection, The Netherlands with Vanderven & Vanderven Orietnal Art in the 1970's  The stem of the cup is broader than usual. It therefore resembels a chalice.  Zhu Youxiao became emperor at the age of fifteen, on the death of his father who ruled less than a month. He did not pay much... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2013

A blue and white stemcup, Mark and period of Qianlong

A blue and white stemcup, Mark and period of Qianlong. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers The cup is of stem- shaped and exterior is decorate with numerous blue flower sprays. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm) diameter, 4 5/16 in. (11 cm) tall. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000 Wichita Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com


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