13 mai 2017

Red-glazed stemcup, China, Ming, Yongle reign (1403-24)

Red-glazed stemcup, China, Ming, Yongle reign (1403-24), Jingdezhen. Height: 10.5 cm, Diameter: 15.5 cm. W. G. Gulland Gift, 168-1905 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017. This red porcelain stemcup is a rare example of a cup decorated with a red glaze, derived from the red oxide of copper. It dates to the beginning of the Yongle reign period (1403-1424). This type of cup is called quanbei, literally 'urging cup', which refers to the fact that the drinker would toast his companions and at the... [Lire la suite]

12 décembre 2016

A ‘Longquan’ celadon stemcup and bowl, Yuan and Early Ming dynasty

Lot 602. A  ‘Longquan’ celadon stemcup and bowl, Yuan and Early Ming dynasty. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 56,250 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the cup with an everted rim, resting on a splayed hollow foot; the bowl with fluted sides resembling the petals of a chrysanthemum flower, each applied with a sage-green glaze - 8.5 and 13 cm, 3 3/8  and 5 1/8  in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Dec 2016 
06 novembre 2016

A blue and white stemcup, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 331. A blue and white stemcup, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate GBP 5,000 — 7,000. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a tall, gently tapering foot to a flared rim, the exterior painted with lively Buddhistic lions, playing with brocaded balls, 11.3 cm, 4 1/2  in.. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
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26 avril 2016

Rare Blue and White Stemcup, late 15th-early 16th Century

Rare Blue and White Stemcup, late 15th-early 16th Century. Estimate $4000-6000. Photo iGavel the only blue and white stem cup from this cargo with lotus decoration - height: 4.75 inches - with four hairline cracks, crazed glaze, foot with minor losses, and minor firing faults Provenance: Treasures From the Hoi An Hoard Important Vietnamese Ceramics From a Late 15th/Early 16th Century Cargo October 11-13, 2000 in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Butterfields sale 7130O, Lot #1643; Saga Visal Oxford... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2016

A rare 'laque burgauté' stemcup with boys in a garden scenery, China, 17th-18th century

Lot 24. A rare 'laque burgauté' stemcup with boys in a garden scenery, China, 17th-18th century. Estimate 1 000/1 500 €. Photo Nagel. the base and inside covered with silvered copper. D. 8,9 cm. Wear, fine age cracks and very minor losses to inlays Stemcups made in the lac burgauté technique are rare, although a related example was included in the exhibition One Man's Taste. Treasures from the Lakeside Pavilion, The Baur Collection, Geneva, 1988, p. 5; and a pair of stemcups was offered at Christie's London,... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2015

A' Henan' black-glazed stemcup and a 'Jizhou' 'tortoiseshell'-glazed jar, Song dynasty

A' Henan' black-glazed stemcup and a 'Jizhou' 'tortoiseshell'-glazed jar, Song dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD (3,399 - 5,665 EUR).  Photo Sotheby's. he stemcup applied with a thick black glaze stopping at the top of the stem revealing the light grey ware beneath, the mouthrim dressed with an ivory glaze; the jar with a wide neck, covered overall with a black glaze highlighted with olive-coloured streaks falling short above the foot exposing the dark grey body - 7.4 and... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2015

A 'Longquan' celadon lotus bud water dropper , Song dynasty

A 'Longquan' celadon lotus bud water dropper , Song dynasty. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP (2,035 - 2,713 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. n the form of a lotus bud, the shoulder set with a curved spout opposite a loop handle, applied overall with a greyish celadon glaze stopping unevenly above the foot, Japanese wood box; together with a white-glazed ruyi-shaped box and cover, and a white-glazed stemcup, Japanese wood boxes. Quantité: 7 - 4cm., 1 5/8 in. ... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2015

A blue and white stemcup, Yuan dynasty

A blue and white stemcup, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 2,713 - 4,070 EUR. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the U-shaped body rising to a flared rim, supported on a square-sectioned stem, freely painted to the exterior with a foliate scroll bearing fruiting berries above a band of lappets, the flared foot applied with a raised fillet above pendent leaves, the interior with a Sanskrit character within a double-circle, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2- 8.8cm., 3 1/2 in. Exhibition: Genmei meihin... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2015

A 'Longquan' celadon lotus bud water dropper, Song Dynasty

A 'Longquan' celadon lotus bud water dropper, Song Dynasty. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP (2,035 - 2,713 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's in the form of a lotus bud, the shoulder set with a curved spout opposite a loop handle, applied overall with a greyish celadon glaze stopping unevenly above the foot, Japanese wood box; together with a white-glazed ruyi-shaped box and cover, and a white-glazed stemcup, Japanese wood boxes. Quantité: 7 - 4cm., 1 5/8 in. Exhibition: Ruyi-shaped... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2014

A Longquan celadon stemcup, Yuan dynasty

A Longquan celadon stemcup, Yuan dynasty. Photo Sotheby's well potted with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, supported on a tall segmented foot simulating bamboo, covered overall with an even celadon glaze save for the neatly cut unglazed footring, the interior incised with a medallion enclosing a floral bloom; 13.8 cm., 5 3/8 in. Estimation 70,000 — 90,000 HKD PROPERTY FROM THE BAOYIZHAI COLLECTION Sotheby's. Playthings From The Collection of Edward T. Chow Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Collections Chinese Art... [Lire la suite]
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