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19 juin 2018

Antonio Canova (1757-1822) Italian, Rome, Bust of Peace, 1814

Lot 25. Antonio Canova (1757-1822) Italian, Rome, Bust of Peace, 1814, white marble, on a white marble socle, 53cm., 20 7/8 in. including the socle. Estimate Upon Request. Courtesy Sotheby's.  Provenance: John Campbell, 1st Baron Cawdor (1753-1821), early 1815;John Campbell, 1st Baron Cawdor, and Lady Isabella Caroline Campbell, née Howard (1771-1848), eldest daughter of Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle (1748-1825), Stackpole Court, Pembrokeshire, Wales;John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2018

A very rare underglaze-blue and copper-red 'sanduo' stembowl, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3918. A very rare underglaze-blue and copper-red 'sanduo' stembowl, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 6 1/2 in. (16.6 cm.) high, stand. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 680,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011    The well-potted deep bowl rising from a tall spreading foot to a flared rim, painted to the exterior in vibrant underglaze red with a peach, pomegranate and persimmon, thesanduo, each borne on a leafy branch delicately painted in blue washes, the... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2018

A fine Ming-style copper-red decorated 'Three fish' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

Lot 3917. A fine Ming-style copper-red decorated 'Three fish' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000. Price Realized HKD 860,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011    With rounded sides rising to a gently everted rim, the exterior decorated with three evenly-spaced carp in underglaze-red.  Provenance: Previously sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 April... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2018

A rare blue and white winecup, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3915. A rare blue and white winecup, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722); 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price Realized HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011    The deep bell-shaped beaker stands on a tall ring foot, finely painted to the exteior with fish among aquatic plants below mountains in the background, the interior with a medallion enclosing further aquatic plants emerging from... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2018

A fine blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3914. A fine blue and white 'lotus' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722); 7 1/2 in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price Realized HKD 524,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011    Well painted in bright tones of blue in the center of the interior with a lotus spray medallion repeated as a continuous frieze on the sides of the well and the exterior, below a narrow band of demi-lotus flowers at the rim on the... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2018

Nationalmuseum has acquired a key work in Swedish Neoclassicism

Per Krafft the Younger (1777-1863), Belisarius, oil on canvas, 125 X 94 cm, . Photo: Cecilia Heisser/Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has acquired a painting by Per Krafft the Younger (1777-1863) depicting the blind former general Belisarius. This painting ought to be regarded as one of the most prominent Swedish works executed in the French Neoclassical style. In 1796, at the age of nineteen, Per Krafft the Younger was awarded a travel scholarship by the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, in... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2018

Cleveland Museum of Art announces new acquisitions

CLEVELAND, OH.- Significant recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include The Violin Player, a 17th-century genre painting by Dirck van Baburen; a drawing by Johannes Stradanus, a Netherlandish artist at the Medici court in Florence; an important painting from 1973 by the African American artist Emma Amos; a masterfully carved and unique wooden Bow Stand of the Luba people of south-central Democratic Republic of Congo; and an exceptional, silver-gilt and enamel cigar box by Russian goldsmith Peter Carl... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2018

A fine pair of iron-red decorated blue and white dishes, Daoguang six-character sealmarks and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 3743. A fine pair of iron-red decorated blue and white dishes, Daoguang six-character sealmarks and of the period (1821-1850); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011    Both well painted on the exterior with nine five-clawed dragons rendered in iron-red, each in various stances: striding, standing upright and full-fronted, all against an underglaze-blue background of swirling waves, below a... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

A fine pair of iron-red and underglaze-blue bowls, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3742. A fine pair of iron-red and underglaze-blue bowls, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795); 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 980,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011   Both exteriors decorated with four evenly spaced Indian lotus in overglaze iron-red, each floral bloom is surrounded by leaves and borne on curled stems in underglaze-blue, bordered by a single circle above the foot ring and... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

A rare blue-glazed globular bottle vase, Daoguang six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 3741. A rare blue-glazed globular bottle vase, Daoguang six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-1850); 14 5/8 in. (37.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 980,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011   Of well-potted globular shape rising to a gently flared cylindrical neck, covered overall with a rich lavender-blue glaze including the sunken underside base bearing the reign mark, Japanese wood box.  Property of the Yiqingge... [Lire la suite]
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