29 septembre 2007

"2000 Years of Architectural Models from the Henan Museum" aux Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire de Bruxelles

Mansion with attics and watch tower. Polychrom terracotta - 175 x 168 x 76 cm, Later Han : 2nd century BRUSSELS, BELGIUM.- The Royal Museums of Art and History present 2000 Years of Architectural Models from the Henan Museum. Looking to fill in a much less known and appreciated aspect of Chinese art – more particularly the country’s diverse architecture – the Royal Museums of Art and History are presenting the exhibition ‘Under the Chinese Roof’ in close co-operation with China’s Henan Museum. It is the first time a large... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2007

Don de la tête de cheval de bronze par le Dr Stanley Ho

Dr. Stanley Ho with the Bronze. Credit: Virgile Simon Bertrand. © Sotheby's Images HONG KONG.-Sotheby's Hong Kong is pleased to announce that Dr. Stanley Ho, Standing Committee Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, has decided to donate the Bronze Horse Head of Haiyantang in the Yuanmingyuan (or Summer Palace) to China upon his purchase of the piece in a sale brokered by Sotheby’s for HK$69.1 million (£4.42 million, US$8.84 million). The Bronze was originally scheduled to be... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2007

"Silk Road to Clipper Ship: Trade, Changing Markets and East Asian Ceramics" au Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

Blue-and-White Ewer with Silver Fittings, China, early 15th century, Porcelain with underglaze blue painting KALAMAZOO, MI.- A new exhibition at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts demonstrates the impact of the exchange of goods, people and ideas on Chinese potters, and their counterparts in Japan, over nearly two thousand years of history. Silk Road to Clipper Ship: Trade, Changing Markets and East Asian Ceramics opens Saturday, September 8 and continues through Sunday, November 25. Throughout recorded history, the technical and... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2007

"Silk Road to Clipper Ship: Trade, Chang ing Markets and East Asian Ceramics" au Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

Blue-and-White Ewer with Silver Fittings, China, early 15th century, Porcelain with underglaze blue painting KALAMAZOO, MI.- A new exhibition at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts demonstrates the impact of the exchange of goods, people and ideas on Chinese potters, and their counterparts in Japan, over nearly two thousand years of history. Silk Road to Clipper Ship: Trade, Changing Markets and East Asian Ceramics opens Saturday, September 8 and continues through Sunday, November 25. Throughout recorded history, the technical and... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2007

Clay and Brush: The Ceramic Art of China at the Lowe Art Museum

Warrior, late 3rd to early 4th century CE, Western Jin Dynasty, 265-317 CE, pottery; 14” x 7” x 4”. CORAL GABLES, FL.-The Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami presents a historic survey of the development of Chinese ceramics from the Neolithic Period (ca. 7000 BCE to 1700 BCE) to the 21st century drawn entirely from its permanent collection. The exhibition will be on view June 9th through September 2nd, 2007 at the Lowe Art Museum . Including more than 190 objects, the exhibition is divided into three distinct sections:... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2007

Impériale vente de chefs d'oeuvre d'art chinois à Hong Kong

An important imperial gilt-incised lacquer throne, baozuo, Kangxi period (1662-1722), World auction record for an imperial throne. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2007. HONG KONG.- Christie's Hong Kong held today The Imperial Sale and Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Arts auction. There was strong participation from international clients, both in the room, on the phone and by Christie’s LIVE. The top lot, a pair of magnificent famille rose 'peach' bowls, Yongzheng marks and of the period, sold for HK$50,720,000/ US$6,593,600 to... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2007

The Imperial Sale: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works chez Christie's Hong Kong

The star lot is a pair of famille rose ‘peach’ bowls from the Yongzheng period (1723-1735), Qing Dynasty (Estimate on request). It is the only known pair of Yongzheng ‘peach’ bowls available on the market in recent years. The bowls rank among the masterpieces of the overglaze enamelled porcelain from the Chinese Imperial kilns. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007. HONG KONG.-Prized Qing ceramics will lead this season’s Imperial Sale to take place at Christie’s Hong Kong on 29 May 2007. This important auction event is comprised of a... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2006

Le jeu liubo

Les Chinois considèrent ce jeu antique comme le délassement favori des Immortels. Le grand historien Sima Qian (145-86 av. J.C.) attribue sa création à la dynastie des Shang (ca. 1700-1027 av. J.C.). Sa pratique est attestée sous les Zhou (1027-771 av. J.C.) ; il est mentionné dans les Annales Printemps et Automnes. De plus, une table de ce jeu en pierre (fig. 1) a été exhumée dans la tombe M3 de Zhongshan (Pingshan, Hebei). Cette tombe appartient à un serviteur du prince de Zhongshan et date des Zhou de l'Est, période des... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2006

Cinq miroirs en bronzes retrouvés au Vietnam

De multiples miroirs chinois en bronze furent retrouvés au Vietnam dans les sépultures de la période Han-Viet, comme à Lach Truong (Thanh Hoa), Bim Son (Thanh Hoa) ou Nghi Vê (Bac Ninh). Le Musée de Hanoi possède une très belle collection, étudiée par Léon Vandermeersch dans Les miroirs de bronze du Musée de Hanoi. Ils se présentent sous forme d'un disque en bronze, muni d'une face lisse traitée de façon à être réfléchissante et d'un dos à motif en fin relief, avec au centre un bouton perforé, permettant d'y glisser un... [Lire la suite]
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