Alain.R.Truong

22 septembre 2017

Pink spinel and diamond necklace

Lot 83. Burmese pink spinel and diamond necklace. Estimate HK$350,000 - 550,000 (US$45,000 - 70,500). Photo Tiancheng International The openwork filigree necklace decorated with graduated oval pink spinels together weighing 69.62 carats, embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 9.35 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 420mm. Accompanied by LOTUS premium report numbered 7559-9362, dated 6 October 2015, stating that the 69.62 carat pink spinels ranging from 3.06... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2017

Celebrations, discussions and unveilings: Demodernising the collection at Van Abbemuseum

Pablo Picasso, Femme en vert, 1909. Collection Van Abbemuseum. Photo: Peter Cox. EINDHOVEN.- To officially open its new collection displays and to launch its three-year programme of exploration and transformation, the Van Abbemuseum is holding three days of activities, workshops and celebrations from 21 to 23 September 2017. Together with L'Internationale, a confederation of six modern and contemporary art institutions, the Van Abbemuseum is working to demodernise the museum, rearrange its permanent collections... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2017

A large carved and moulded Longquan celadon 'floral' barbed-rim dish, Early Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 305. A large carved and moulded Longquan celadon 'floral' barbed-rim dish, Early Ming dynasty, 15th century; 13⅝ in. (34.7 cm.) diam., box. Estimation : HKD 100,000 - 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The property of a Hong Kong private collector. Christie's. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, oct. 4 - 11, 2017
22 septembre 2017

A Longquan celadon rounded bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 304. A Longquan celadon rounded bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), 7 in. (17.9 cm.) diam., box. Estimation : HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Mathias Komor, New York, no. J493 Christie's. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, oct. 4 - 11, 2017
22 septembre 2017

A Yaozhou celadon carved foliate-rimmed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

  Lot 301. A Yaozhou celadon carved foliate-rimmed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam., box. Estimation : HKD 100,000 - 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1923-2017) Collection, New York Note: A piece of similar form but with a carved peony design to the body and a pierced ruyi aperture to the foot, from the Linyushanren collection, was sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 2 December 2015, lot 2803. A slightly larger Yaozhou jar also... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2017

9 Lucio Fontana spatial environments reconstructed in full scale and presented together for the first time

Lucio Fontana, Ambiente spaziale con neon, 1967, reddish-purple neon tube © Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan. Photo by Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. MILAN.- Fontana’s “Spatial Environments” are considered the most innovative outcome of the theories about space that Lucio Fontana first expressed in his Manifiesto Blanco of 1946. Here and in later manifestos, he described a new form of visual representation linked to space and time, which would move past the classic materials of sculpture and painting and employ modern... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2017

A Cizhou painted rectangular pillow, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 350. A Cizhou painted rectangular pillow, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), 11¾ in. (29.7 cm.) long. Estimation : HKD 20,000 - 30,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The base is stamped with a partially legible mark reading ‘Made by xxx’. Provenance: The property of Mr. Mark Lam.  Literature: Dream Quest: The Mark Lam Collection of Chinese Ceramic Pillows, Shanghai, 2008, pl. 39. Christie's. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, oct. 4 - 11, 2017
21 septembre 2017

A rare Qingbai iron-spot decorated ‘Xuanwu’ pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 349. A rare Qingbai iron-spot decorated ‘Xuanwu’ pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) long, box. Estimation : HKD 30,000 - 50,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: The property of Mr. Mark Lam.  Literature: Dream Quest: The Mark Lam Collection of Chinese Ceramic Pillows, Shanghai, 2008, pl. 4 Christie's. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, oct. 4 - 11, 2017
21 septembre 2017

A Henan painted ‘floral’ bean-shaped pillow, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 346. A Henan painted ‘floral’ bean-shaped pillow, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), 9⅝ in (24.5 cm) long. Estimation : HKD 40,000 - 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: The property of Mr. Mark Lam.  Literature: Dream Quest: The Mark Lam Collection of Chinese Ceramic Pillows, Shanghai, 2008, pl. 32 Christie's. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, oct. 4 - 11, 2017
21 septembre 2017

A Cizhou sgraffito ‘Wave’ rectangular pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 351. A Cizhou sgraffito ‘Wave’ rectangular pillow, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 10⅝ in. (27 cm.) long. Estimation : HKD 30,000 - 50,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: The property of Mr. Mark Lam.  Literature: Dream Quest: The Mark Lam Collection of Chinese Ceramic Pillows, Shanghai, 2008, pl. 41 Christie's. Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, oct. 4 - 11, 2017