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30 septembre 2016

A set of rare late Renaissance allegories of the months of the year surpasses the high estimate at Koller

Lot 3033A. Abel Grimmer, (ca. 1570 Antwerp 1620), Allegory of February. Oil on wood. Diameter 25 cm. Inscribed lower center, signed and dated: MARC 1.1. ABEL GRIMMER FECIT 1609 and inscribed: ABEL GRIMMER 1609 and with a red wax seal. Estimate CHF 90 000/140 000 (€ 83,330 / 129,630). Sold for CHF 126 000. Photo Koller Lot 3033B. Abel Grimmer, (ca. 1570 Antwerp 1620), Allegory of March. Oil on wood. Diameter 25 cm. Lower center called:... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2016

An imperial inscribed large pale green jade 'Wang Xizhi and goose' boulder, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 50. An imperial inscribed large pale green jade 'Wang Xizhi and goose' boulder, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the substantial boulder boldly worked on one side with the bearded scholar, Wang Xizhi, next to a kneeling attendant holding a goose, all amidst a rocky landscape arboured with wutong trees and portrayed with mountainous cliffs forming the background, the upper right section incised with an imperial... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

An imperial inscribed white jade paperweight, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated jiawu year (in accordance with 1774)

Lot 70. An imperial inscribed white jade paperweight, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated jiawu year (in accordance with 1774). Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the translucent white rectangular panel inscribed on each short end with four characters respectively readingQianlong jiawu (jiawu year of the Qianlong reign [1774]) and zhongqiu yuti ('imperially inscribed in the second month of autumn'), flanking four evenly spaced Tang dynasty poems... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

A pale celadon jade 'immortals and landscape' table screen and original gilt-bronze stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 62. A pale celadon jade 'immortals and landscape' table screen and original gilt-bronze stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the rectangular slab of pale celadon colour mottled with icy inclusions, one side worked with two immortals in loose flowing robes and an attendant in a rocky landscape set with a pavilion and detailed with running river streams, one immortal rendered holding a lingzhi stem, the other tending a deer,... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

An exquisite white jade 'birds and rockwork' group, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 5. An Exquisite White Jade ‘Birds and Rockwork’ Group, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Est. HK$1 – 1.5 million / US$129,000 – 194,000. Photo: Sotheby's. the lustrous white stone exquisitely worked in the form of a pair of birds, possibly mandarin ducks, against layers of pierced and jagged rockwork, one bird partially concealed behind the other, each meticulously rendered with a short beak and a shapely and finely incised crest atop the head, the plumage picked out with precision, one webbed... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

Nawa Kohei (B. 1975), Pixcell-Model-Leopard, 2009

Lot 1079. Nawa Kohei (B. 1975), Pixcell-Model-Leopard, executed in 2009, mixed media, work: 80 (H) by 148 by 84 cm; 31½ (H) by 58¼ by 33 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's Provenance: SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, TokyoAcquired by the present owner from the above Crystalline IlluminationsNawa Kohei Art as self-expression has been already over-exploited by former generations. I think we're heading for a different type of art.-- Nawa Kohei PixCell-Model-Leopard (Lot... [Lire la suite]
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29 septembre 2016

"Précieux vélins : trois siècles d'illustration naturaliste" au Muséum national d’Histoire Naturelle

Précieux vélins : trois siècles d'illustration naturaliste. Affiche. © MNHN, Dist. RMN/Tony Querrec PARIS - Pour la première fois depuis sa création en 1793, le Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle présente au public près de 150 vélins sur trois mois, aquarelles naturalistes exceptionnelles, choisis parmi les 7000 vélins de la collection hors du commun de l’institution. Présentés à l’occasion de la sortie du beau livre « Les Vélins du Muséum » (coédition Muséum - Citadelles & Mazenod), la sélection exposée en reprend... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

A nice pair of blue and white porcelain bowls, Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 69. A nice pair of blue and white porcelain bowls, Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate 700.00 € -1400.00 €. Photo Czerny's. Finely painted at the external part with peonies, blackthorn, iris and bamboo; featuring a five-nail dragon with the flaming pearl at the inside; featuring a blue, six-character, underglaze mark of the Emperor Guangxu at the bas; 16.5 cm. Czerny's. CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART
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29 septembre 2016

A fine pair of blue and white porcelain dishes, Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 68. A fine pair of blue and white porcelain dishes, Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate 600.00 € -1200.00 €. Photo Czerny's. Depicting a five-nail, blue dragon with the flaming pearl at the center, surrounded by section decorated with a blackthorn, a bamboo, an iris and a peony; decorated with eight bats at the back; the external feet surrounded by a band made of stylized, chrysanthemum leaves; featuring the blue, six-character, mark of the Emperor Guangxu. One dish in perfect... [Lire la suite]
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29 septembre 2016

A fine pair of blue and white porcelain small dishes, Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 67. A fine pair of blue and white porcelain small dishes, Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate 600.00 € -1000.00 €. Photo Czerny's. Depicting two white dragons chasing the flaming pearl among clouds on a blue ground; featuring two, blue circles on the external border, the external part of the foot with one circle; blue, underglaze, six-character mark of the Emperor Guangxu at the center of the base. One of the two dishes with a chip at the border; diameter 11 cm. ... [Lire la suite]
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