Alain.R.Truong

23 octobre 2017

A fine famille-rose yellow-ground 'Medallion' bowl, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 6. A fine famille-rose yellow-ground 'Medallion' bowl, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820), 14.4 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, the exterior decorated with four circular medallions enclosing various flowers, divided by four peach branches tied with a wan symbol above a band of breaking waves, all reserved on a yellow sgraffiato ground, the interior painted in underglaze blue with a... [Lire la suite]

23 octobre 2017

A copper-red and underglaze blue vase, meiping, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 7. A copper-red and underglaze blue vase, meiping, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795), 24.5 cm, 9 5/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the well-rounded shoulders rising from a slightly splayed foot to a short straight rim, painted with a composite lotus scroll, the copper-red blooms enhanced with puce enamel, above a broad ruyi band at the foot and a band of lappets below the rim, the base inscribed with a seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2017

A small doucai 'Dragon' waterpot, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 3. A small doucai 'Dragon' waterpot, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735), 4.5 cm, 1 3/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the compressed globular body vibrantly painted with a pair of sinuous five-clawed dragons, one in underglaze blue and one in iron-red, in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' amongst scrolling clouds, all between a band of multi-coloured lotus petals at the shoulders and rolling green crested waves divided by blue craggy rocks encircling the countersunk base,... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2017

A pair of doucai cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 1. A pair of doucai cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 7.1 cm, 2 3/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the steep rounded sides of each rising from a recessed base, the exterior painted in underglaze blue and bright enamels with flower blossoms, petals and leaves floating on a stream, the interior painted with nine carp, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a Qing yi tang zhi mark within a double square. Quantité: 2. Provenance: Christie's London,... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2017

A rare doucai 'Dragon roundel' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 2. A rare doucai 'Dragon roundel' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722), 14.5 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a straight rim, painted in underglaze blue and bright enamels with four dragon and cloud roundels, flanked with pairs of cloud scrolls, the interior base painted with a stylised dragon amidst a leafy flower scroll, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Christie's New York,... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2017

A pair of incised yellow-glazed 'floral' bowls, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722)

Lot 18. A pair of incised yellow-glazed 'floral' bowls, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722), 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the exterior incised with four floral medallions divided by ruyi clouds, all above a band of petal lappets, the interior with a similar medallion, covered overall with a rich egg-yolk yellow glaze, the white base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Quantité: 2. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 nov. 2017,... [Lire la suite]

23 octobre 2017

Major exhibition of prints, paintings and drawings by Rembrandt opens in Norwich

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669), Self-portrait Wearing a soft Cap, full Face, Head only (‘Rembrandt aux trois moustaches’) (only state) 1634. Etching on paper. 4.8 x 4.4 cm © Norfolk Museums Service. NORWICH.- The internationally revered Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669) is the subject of a major exhibition presented by Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery from Saturday 21 October until Sunday 7 January 2018. Rembrandt: Lightening the Darkness focuses specifically on one of the less... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2017

Les superbes diamants Donnersmarck: Témoins de l'une des plus grandes histoires d'amour du XIXème siècle

Ces diamants historiques ont été acquis par « La Païva », l’une des plus célèbres courtisanes de Paris au XIXème siècle, et figure importante de la vie culturelle et artistique de l’époque.   Genève, le 23 octobre 2017 – À l’occasion du dixième anniversaire des ventes spécialisées de bijoux de provenance noble à Genève, Sotheby’s offrira aux enchères Les Diamants Donnersmarck, deux diamants extraordinaires de couleur « Fancy Intense Yellow » de provenance aristocratique... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2017

Kunstkammer Georg Laue at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

Hans Panzer, Fortuna cabinet, Augsburg, ca 1620. Ebonised pearwood, oil on copper (paintings), fire-gilt copper, 76 x 82 x 43 cm (29.9 x 32.3 x 16.9 in.) © Kunstkammer Georg Laue When the panel doors are opened, the drawer façade and the inside of the panel doors are decorated with miniature paintings on copper by Hans Panzer. Twelve drawers are arranged around a central compartment featuring a personification of Hope (Spes) with her traditional attribute, the anchor. The drawer fronts are... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2017

Buste de Buddha, Thailande, Style dit de U-Thong, ca 15° siècle

Lot 178. Buste de Buddha, Thailande, Style dit de U-Thong, ca 15° siècle. Estimation 4 000 / 8 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris. Alliage cuivreux. H. 61 cm.    Provenance : - Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) - Acquis de cette dernière le 9 février 1970. Très beau buste de Buddha provenant d’une image l’ayant représenté assis, la main faisant le geste de prise de la terre à témoin de son illumination, (bhumisparçamudra), et donc de sa victoire sur Mâra, prince des... [Lire la suite]