04 janvier 2014

A rare pair of Chinese stoneware figures of hawks, 19th century

A rare pair of Chinese stoneware figures of hawks, 19th century. Photo Sotheby's. height 17 in., 43.2 cm. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 USD A very similar pair of hawks was sold at Christie's New York, January 23, 2008, lot 39. Sotheby's. Important Americana. New York | 24 janv. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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10 décembre 2013

The New York Ceramics Fair welcomes the arrival of an elite roster of 7 new participants

18th C stoneware punch bowl, probably from Nottingham. Sprigged with figures hunting, mythical heraldic beasts, Adam and Eve and the devil, it is quite a rare piece and is all about drinking, temptation and hedonism. Photo: Rodney Woolley. NEW YORK, NY.- The 15th edition of the New York Ceramics Fair announces that seven pottery and porcelain specialists will be making their debut at the next fair, which kicks off with a preview on January 21, 2014 at the Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, Since 1999, the New York... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2013

Anamese Stoneware, c 1480

Anamese Stoneware, c 1480.  A rare Anamese stoneware large dish made in Vietnam near the port of Hoi An durin g the 15th century. This 500 year old plate was found on a shipwreck that was dated to 1480. This piece is archeological in nature with some degradation of glaze and marine encrustations. Minor wear consistent with age and use.  Antique & Art Exchange. SHOWROOM 151 VERMONT ST #4 SF, CA 94103. San Francisco, CA, 94103 - 415-522-3580  
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02 décembre 2012

A Tortoise-Shell-Glazed Stoneware Bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD)

A Tortoise-Shell-Glazed Stoneware Bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD). Photo Stockholm Auktionsverk the sides rising from the knife-pared foot to the rounded rim and is covered on the in and outside with a dark brown glaze liberally splashed with a translucent yellow-brown glaze in imitation of mottled tortoiseshell, the glaze stopping just short of the foot to expose the stoneware, height 15.5 cm, diameter 11 cm; wear. Estimate SEK 40 000-45 000 (€ 4 850-5 450) ... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2012

A Jizhou Partially-Glazed 'Willow Basket' Stoneware Jar. Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th Century

A Jizhou Partially-Glazed 'Willow Basket' Stoneware Jar. Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The unglazed exterior is finely combed with parallel lines forming concentric semi-circles on two sides and, at their longest, continuing under and across the small flat base. There is a combed band encircling the neck above a row of pointed bosses of white glaze. The rolled rim and interior are covered with a russet-mottled black glaze. 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm.) across mouth.... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2012

A small slip-decorated buncheong stoneware bottle. Joseon dynasty (15th-16th century)

A small slip-decorated buncheong stoneware bottle. Joseon dynasty (15th-16th century). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 In the form of a rice bale, with a short flaring mouth rim, the rounded sides inlaid in white slip with a central band of diagonal dotted lines between delicate flowerhead and lotus-leaf bands, one end with a lotus-head medallion, the other with a knife-cut foot ring, the greyish stoneware applied with a green-tinged clear glaze with crackle and even lustre; 5½in. (14cm.) high; 5 5/8in. (14.3cm.)... [Lire la suite]
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11 août 2012

Covered Incense Burner. Stoneware, porcelain-type, celadon glaze. Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368

Covered Incense Burner. Stoneware, porcelain-type, celadon glaze. Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368. 3 1/4 x 4 1/8 in. 8.3 x 10.5 cm. Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams. Photo ©2012, Detroit Institute of Arts Provenance: Purchased by G Mennen Williams at South East Curio Shop, Bangkok Collection of the Honorable G Mennen Williams
11 août 2012

Tea Bowl. Stoneware with iron "hare's fur" glaze. Song dynasty, 960-1279

Tea Bowl. Stoneware with iron "hare's fur" glaze. Song dynasty, 960-1279. 1 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 10.8 cm). 62.18. Gift of Mrs. James Marshall Plumer. Photo ©2012, Detroit Institute of Arts Provenance: Formerly in the collection of James M. Plumer, Ann Arbor
11 août 2012

Jar. Stoneware with underglaze pigment and turquoise glaze. Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368

Jar. Stoneware with underglaze pigment and turquoise glaze. Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368. Height x diameter at top: 11 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. 28.6 x 17.5 cm. 51.288. Founders Society Purchase, Sarah Bacon Hill Fund. Photo ©2012, Detroit Institute of Arts
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11 août 2012

Measuring Jar. Stoneware with underglaze iron pigment and clear glaze. Song dynasty, 13th Century

Measuring Jar. Stoneware with underglaze iron pigment and clear glaze. Song dynasty, 13th Century. Height x Diameter: 3 x 3 3/4 in (7.6 x 9.5 cm). 1993.57. Founders Society Purchase, gift of Mr. and Mr. Lawrence Fisher by exchange. Photo ©2012, Detroit Institute of Arts Provenance: This measuring jar was made at the Jizhou kilns located near the town of Yonghe near the city of Jian in central Jiangxi Province.


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