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26 février 2017

Thomas Child. Before Beijing: A Rare View of China's Last Dynasty

The wedding portrait of Zeng Jifen and Nie ji Gui, who were only recently identified. The bride is the daughter of Marquis Zeng Guofan, a high-ranking Chinese official during the Qing dynasty. © Thomas Child / Stephan Loewentheil Historical Photography of China Collection / Courtesy of the Sidney Mishkin Gallery. In May of 1870, Thomas Child was hired by the Imperial Maritime Customs Service to be a gas engineer in Peking (Beijing). The 29-year-old Englishman left behind his wife and three children to become one of roughly 100... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2017

19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop at Asia Week, New York, 9-18 march 2017

John Thomson, Island Pagoda. Carbon print from Foochow and the River Min (1873) © 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop John Thomsom, Yuen-Fu Monastery Cave, Fuzhou, c.1873. Carbon print. 12 x 8 in (30.3 x 23 cm) © 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop Felice Beato, The Great Imperial Palace Yuen Min Yuen before the burning, Peking, Oct. 18, 1860. Albumen silver print © 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop Thomas Child, No. 206, Fountain... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

Phoenix Ancient Art at Asia Week, New York, 9-18 march 2017

Head of Bodhisattva, Ghandara, 2nd–3rd century A.D. Schist, H: 31.1 cm © Phoenix Ancient Art Seated Figure of Bodhisattva Maitreya, Swat Valley, North-West Pakistan, ca. 7th century A.D. Bronze, silver inlays. Height: 17.6 cm © Phoenix Ancient Art Head of Bodhisattva, Gandhara, 2nd – 3rd century A.D. Schist. Height: 24 cm © Phoenix Ancient Art Phoenix Ancient Art (New York, NY), The Diffusion of Buddha in Antiquity, 9-18 march 2017 at 47 East 66th... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

Dish with fluted rim, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century

Dish with fluted rim, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, 14th-15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with ivory glaze; iron wash on base. H x W x D: 3.8 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (1 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1994.13 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution 
26 février 2017

Ewer, Vietnam, Trần dynasty, 14th century

Ewer, Vietnam, Trần dynasty, 14th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with celadon glaze. H x W x D: 17.9 x 17.1 x 17.1 cm (7 1/16 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in). Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1992.31 © 2017 Smithsonian Institution
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26 février 2017

Pillow in the form of a tortoise, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, late 14th-15th century

Pillow in the form of a tortoise, Vietnam, Trần or Later Lê dynasty, late 14th-15th century, Hải Dương province, Red River Delta kilns. Stoneware with iron pigment under translucent (underfired) glaze, iron oxide wash on base. H x W x D: 9.8 x 12.1 x 16.7 cm (3 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 9/16 in). Gift of Dean Frasché, Freer Gallery of Art, F1985.37a-b © 2017 Smithsonian Institution This pillow was excavated from the site of an abandoned Buddhist monastery in Bangkok.

26 février 2017

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Table, vers 1978

Lot 3. Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Table, vers 1978. Estimate EUR 150,000 - EUR 200,000 (USD 159,003 - USD 212,003). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Bronze patiné et ardoise / patinated bronze and slate. H 54,5 x L 61 x P 38,5 cm / 21 ½ x 24 x 15 1/8 in Provenance: Collection Hubert de Givenchy, commandée à l'artiste vers 1978.   Table au bord de la piscine du Jonchet © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Christie's. Les Giacometti d'Hubert de Givenchy, 6 March... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2017

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Table aux deux oiseaux et coupelle, vers 1978

Lot 2. Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Table aux deux oiseaux et coupelle, vers 1978. Estimate EUR 250,000 - EUR 400,000 (USD 265,004 - USD 424,007). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Bronze patiné et ardoise / patinated bronze and slate. H 72 x L 116 x P 76 cm / 28 3/8 x 45 ¼ x 29 7/8 in Provenance: Collection Hubert de Givenchy, commandée à l'artiste vers 1978. Literature: Pour notre exemplaire : D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Hermann, Paris, 2005, p. 133 Table aux... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Tourterelle, vers 1975

Lot 1. Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Tourterelle, vers 1975. Estimate EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000 (USD 21,200 - USD 31,801). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Bronze patiné / patinated bronze. H 15 x L 23,5 x P 8,5 cm / 5 7/8 x 9 ¼ x 3 3/8 in Provenance: Collection Hubert de Givenchy, offerte par l'artiste vers 1975. Literature: Pour notre exemplaire : F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, catalogue de l’oeuvre, éditions Eolia, Paris, 1986, vol. I, p. 98 D. Marchesseau, Diego... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

A Large Gold and Dyed Crystal Ring, Champa, Vietnam, 14th Century

Gold and Dyed Crystal Ring, Champa, Vietnam, 14th Century. Diameter: 3.5cm. Size: 6.5 US. Weight:41.40 g © Susan Ollemans Susan Ollemans (London, UK) - sue@ollemans.com - ollemans.com
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