10 février 2016

Porcelain water sprinkler, painted in Imari style, Jingdezhen, China, 1700-1750

Porcelain water sprinkler, painted in Imari style, Jingdezhen, China, 1700-1750. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, iron-red enamel and gold. Diameter: 9.2 cm, Height: 20.3 cm. Bought in Iran, 11s for the pair. Museum number: 1643-1876 © V&A Images. Porcelain water sprinkler, one of a pair, with bulbous body and long neck, painted in underglaze blue, iron-red enamel and gold in Imary style with flower branches.  From about 1680 the kilns of Jingdezhen started producing enamelled wares in... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2015

A gourd-shaped water sprinkler, Haorantang mark, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period

  A gourd-shaped water sprinkler, Haorantang mark, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD (17,508 - 23,344 EUR). Photo Sotheby's sturdily potted and set on a splayed foot, with a globular body below a tall tapering neck punctuated by curves from two compressed bulbous sections, covered overall with a glaze of sage-green tone thinning slightly at the rim, the recessed foot inscribed with a three-character hallmark Haorantang ('Hall of... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

Priestley & Ferraro at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Longquan celadon collared water sprinkler ('daji ping'), China, Longquan kilns, Zhejiang province, late Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279) or early Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), 13th century. Priestley & Ferraro (stand 259) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Height 18 cm Dingyao Dish, Ding kilns, Quyang, Hebei province, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Priestley & Ferraro (stand 259) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Carved, lotus pattern... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2014

A Longquan celadon-glazed water sprinkler, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty

A Longquan celadon-glazed water sprinkler, Southern Song-Yuan Dynasty. Photo Bonhams. The almost cylindrical body tapering to a narrow cylindrical neck encircled with a white flat ridge, the exterior and base all covered with a rich even green glaze thinly slightly at the extremities and continuing inside the vase, the foot ring unglazed. 18cm (7in) high. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€7,200 - 9,600) Provenance: Lieutenant-Colonel W.B.R. Neave-Hill (1912-2000) and thence by descent.(N-H Label). Lieutenant-Colonel Neave-Hill was an... [Lire la suite]
03 novembre 2013

A rare 'Longquan' celadon water sprinkler, Southern Song Dynasty

A rare 'Longquan' celadon water sprinkler, Southern Song Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a recessed base to a tall tapering knopped neck, covered overall with a soft bluish-green glaze; 13.2cm., 5 1/4 in. Estimation 40,000 - 60,000 GBP Provenance: A Japanese Private Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London | 06 nov. 2013 -http://www.sothebys.com/ 
08 novembre 2010

A pair of Canton enamel, famille rose water sprinklers for the Ottoman market

A pair of Canton enamel, famille rose water sprinklers for the Ottoman market © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Each one decorated with shaped panels of floral designs (some damage). 25cm (10in) high (2). Sold for £900 Note: For another example from this genre, compare the Turkish glass sprinkler [V. & A. No.2108-1855]. This shape was also manufactured in English glass for the Indian market, where the form was known as Gulabpash. Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 8 Nov 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com