05 juin 2014

Record breaking day for Lyon & Turnbull as Blue & White Ming Style Dragon charger sells for £427,250

An impressive blue and white plate decorated with a five toed blue dragon encircling a pearl sold for £427,250.  EDINBURGH.- An impressive blue and white plate decorated with a five toed blue dragon encircling a pearl sold for £427,250 today 4th June 2014 at Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh, it came from a private Scottish collection, in Dumfriesshire, Scotland. The client's uncle was a prisoner-of-war in Japan during the second world war and following his release he stayed in Japan working his way up to become a successful... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2013

A very large pear-shaped vase 'yuhuchun ping' with blue glaze, China, underglaze-blue six-character Qianlong seal mark and of th

A very large pear-shaped vase 'yuhuchun ping' with blue glaze, China, underglaze-blue six-character Qianlong seal mark and of the period.  The pear-shaped body rests on a short splayed foot and tapers sharply up to a waisted neck with wide everted mouth. H. 46 cm. Estimate 60 000/80 000 €  Provenienz: Ehemals aus einer alten amerikanischen Privatsammlung Provenienz: Ehemals aus einer alten amerikanischen Privatsammlung Cf. 'Ethereal Elegance - Porcelain Vases of the Imperial Qing - The Huaihaitang... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2013

A Teadust-Glazed Yuhuchunping, Mark and period of Yongzheng

A Teadust-Glazed Yuhuchunping, Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers The vase is of pear- shapedand yellow golden colour tone. 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm) diameter, 7 7/8 in. (20 cm) tall. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000 Wichita Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com
28 septembre 2012

A fine Famille-Verte 'sanduo' bottle vase, yuhuchunping. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A fine Famille-Verte 'sanduo' bottle vase, yuhuchunping. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period - Photo Sotheby's the well proportioned pear-shaped body rising to a slender waisted neck and a broad everted rim, all supported on a slightly flared foot, the fine pure white porcelain decorated in a vivid palette of red, green, yellow, aubergine, blue and black enamels with three large fruits symbolizing the 'Three Abundances' evenly spaced around the body: a pomegranate bursting open revealing its... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2012

A rare underglaze-red 'Lotus scroll' bottle vase, yuhuchunping. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period

A rare underglaze-red 'Lotus scroll' bottle vase, yuhuchunping. Ming Dynasty, Hongwu Period - Photo Sotheby's  of classic elegant pear shape, rising from a low slightly splayed foot to a generous rounded body surmounted by a waisted neck and a flared rim, brightly painted in rich tones of copper red with four different types of lotus blooms borne on a broad continuous scroll, the flowers wreathed by characteristically curling pointed foliage and attendant buds, all below a collar of pendent trefoils,... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2012

Blue-and-white bottle with a pair of birds. Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD 1403–24.

Blue-and-white bottle with a pair of birds. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration. Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮. Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD 1403–24. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art. PDF  C503 © Trustees of the British Museum Height: 335 mm. Diameter: 186 mm. Porcelain bottle of yuhuchun ping form with flaring mouth rim. Underglaze blue with two song birds on a flowering prunus branch. Bands of scrolling flowers and scrolls on... [Lire la suite]


24 juin 2012

A blue and white Pear-Shaped Vase (Yuhuchun Ping). Hongwu Period, Ming Dynasty

A blue and white Pear-Shaped Vase (Yuhuchun Ping). Hongwu Period, Ming Dynasty. Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd H 33.3 cm. Price Realized: RMB 25,300 China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd. 30th China Guardian Quarterly Auction. 603 Henderson Center, 18 Jianguomennei St., Beijing 100005, China http://english.cguardian.com
23 avril 2012

Fritware bottle, painted in blue under a transparent glaze. Syria; beginning of 15th century

Fritware bottle, painted in blue under a transparent glaze. Syria; beginning of 15th century. H: 28 cm. Inv. no. 29/1988. The David Collection. © THE DAVID COLLECTION In around 1400, the blue and white pottery that was produced in the Middle East was almost completely under the influence of Chinese export porcelain with blue decoration. At times, the Syrian potters kept to a more Islamic ornamentation, but most often they transferred Chinese decoration to local forms. This pear-shaped bottle is quite an... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2011

A copper-red pear-shaped aase, yuhuchun ping. Qianlong Mark And Period

A  copper-red pear-shaped aase, yuhuchun ping. Qianlong Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's well-potted, the generously swelling pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a tapering neck with broad everted rim, the exterior covered in a rich copper-red glaze, the interior and recessed base glaze white and with a six-character Qianlong seal mark; 30.5cm., 12in. Estimate 70,000-90,000 GBP. NOTE: A closely related vase in the Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, is illustrated in The Official Kiln Porcelain of the Chinese... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2011

Sotheby's to Offer a Selection of Magnificent Imperial Porcelain from 'The Meiyintang Collection'

A supreme highlight is a Falangcai (‘foreign colour’) vase with golden pheasants, Qing Dynasty, AD 1736-95, expected to sell in excess of HK$180 million/ US$23 million / £14 million. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’'s announced that it will offer in Hong Kong on the 7th April 2011 selections from one of the grandest collections of Chinese Art formed in the last century, The Meiyintang Collection. Assembled over a period of more than 50 years, The Meiyintang Collection is world-renowned for having brought together... [Lire la suite]


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