Alain.R.Truong

13 novembre 2019

A very rare gilt and anhua-decorated green-enamelled ‘Deer and Phoenix’ bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

Lot 2927. A very rare gilt and anhua-decorated green-enamelled ‘Deer and Phoenix’ bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,500,000 (USD 102,636 - USD 192,443). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.    The exterior is covered with an iridescent green enamel with dark mottling, embellished with gilt depicting a pair of deer amidst butterflies, cranes and flowering trees,... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2019

A yellow-enamelled dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 2926. A yellow-enamelled dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000 (USD 64,148 - USD 89,807). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.    The dish with rounded sides is applied inside and out with a yellow enamel of deep egg-yolk tone, with the exception of the base covered with a clear glaze, box.  Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s Paris, 12 June 2008, lot... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2019

A rare blue and white 'Dragon and Phoenix' jar, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 2925. A rare blue and white 'Dragon and Phoenix' jar, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 5 1/4 in. (13.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,489 - USD 64,148). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.   The jar is painted to the sides with a pair of five-clawed dragons and a pair of phoenix in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', on a composite floral scroll ground, with a broad border at the shoulder encompassing 'The... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2019

A very rare large blue and white ‘Figures in windswept landscape’ jar, Ming dynasty, mid-15th century

Lot 2924.  A very rare large blue and white ‘Figures in windswept landscape’ jar, Ming dynasty, mid-15th century; 14 in. (36 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 51,318 - USD 76,977). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.   The heavily potted jar is painted in vibrant tones of cobalt blue with two lively scenes, depicting three scholar-officials on horseback accompanied by attendants on foot on one side, the other side with a scholar seated in an architectural complex immersed in... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2019

An exceptional blue and white Indian lotus ‘Palace’ bowl, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487)

Lot 2923. An exceptional blue and white Indian lotus ‘Palace’ bowl, Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1465-1487); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000 (USD 769,771 - USD 1,026,361). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.   The thinly potted bowl is finely painted in exceptionally strong washed-blue tones around the exterior with an undulating lotus scroll comprising six blooms, underneath a double-band around the mouth... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2019

A rare blue and white ‘floral scroll’ jar, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 2922. A rare blue and white ‘floral scroll’ jar, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435), yellow enamel later; 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000 (USD 256,590 - USD 384,885). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.     The jar is potted with a bulbous body rising from a stepped foot to a short neck, painted in cobalt blue with a composite floral scroll comprising peony, lotus and chrysanthemum,... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2019

A small blue and white ‘lotus’ stem cup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 2930. A small blue and white ‘lotus’ stem cup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 3 ½ in. (8.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000 (USD 6,415 - USD 8,981). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.   The cup is decorated to the exterior of the sides with a lotus scroll below keyfret, the interior centre with a lotus bouquet beneath a honeycomb band around the rim. The hollow stem is painted on the exterior with pendent plaintain leaves below a classic scroll. The interior of the foot is... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2019

A small copper-red inscribed stem cup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 2829. A small copper-red inscribed stem cup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 3 5/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000 (USD 6,415 - USD 8,981). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.   The exterior of the cup is inscribed in copper red with ten indecipherable characters in cursive-style script between two lines, covered overall with a translucent glaze with the exception of the interior and base of the hollow stem foot, box. Christie's. An Important Collection Of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2019

Results of research on Spanish masterpiece Lady in a Fur Wrap announced

Alonso Sanchez Coello (1531-1588), Lady in a Fur Wrap, circa 1580-1588, oil on canvas, framed: 798 x 657 x 85 mm. Stirling Maxwell Collection, gifted, 1967, PC.18. © CGS CIC Glasgow Museums Collection. GLASGOW.- Leading international specialists in the field of art history have released the initial findings of a four year collaborative research project centring around one of Glasgow Museums’ most famous paintings, the Lady in a Fur Wrap.For over 100 years scholars have been debating who painted the... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2019

A Ge shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368)

Lot 2928. A Ge shallow dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty (1127-1368); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 177,039 - USD 102,718). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.   The dish is potted with shallow sides rising to a metal-bound rim from a short ring foot, the centre of the interior slightly sunken, covered inside and out with a beige glaze suffused with dark grey and light brown crackles, with the exception of the biscuit foot revealing the buff... [Lire la suite]