Alain.R.Truong

30 juin 2022

A carved 'Longquan' 'peony' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 36. A carved 'Longquan' 'peony' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. Height 14½ in., 37 cm. Lot sold: 10,080 USD (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD). © Sotheby's Property from a New York Private Collection. Provenance: Christie's New York, 17th September 2015, lot 2354. Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022

30 juin 2022

Francis Bacon's portrait of Lucian Freud sells for £43.4m

Lot 10. Francis Bacon (1909 - 1992), Study for Portrait of Lucian Freud, oil on canvas, 198 by 147.5 cm. 78 by 58 in. Executed in May 1964. Lot sold: 43,336,000 GBP. © Sotheby's LONDON.- Unseen in half a century, Francis Bacon’s magnetic portrait of Lucian Freud just sold for £43.4 million / $52.8 million in Sotheby’s London saleroom - becoming the most valuable work of art sold at auction in London this season. In its first market appearance, the painting became... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2022

Property from the Collection of Gary and Mary Lea Bandy sold at Sotheby's, New York, 17–29 June 2022

  Lot 30. A 'Cizhou' lobed jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366). Height 8 in., 20.4 cm. Lot sold: 4,032 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's Property from the Collection of Gary and Mary Lea Bandy. Provenance: Nicholas S Pitcher Oriental Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 17th October 2017. Lot 31. A small 'Jun' handled jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366). Width 4¾ in., 12 cm. Lot sold: 4,788 USD (Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2022

A painted 'Cizhou' pillow, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366)

Lot 29. A painted 'Cizhou' pillow, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1366). Width 12½ in., 31.8 cm. Lot sold: 3,780 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's the base with an impressed mark reading Zhang jia zao. Property of a California Private Collector. Provenance: Christie's New York, 17th September 2015, lot 2333. Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022
29 juin 2022

A 'Jian' 'hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song dynasty

Lot 28. A 'Jian' 'hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 5⅛ in., 13 cm. Lot sold: 12,600 USD (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD). © Sotheby's Property of a California Private Collector. Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022
29 juin 2022

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 27. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Lot sold: 7,560 USD (Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD). © Sotheby's Property from an Important American Collection. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 1st-2nd October 1991, lot 724. Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022

29 juin 2022

Poly Auction Hong Kong announces highlights included in the 10th Anniversary Auctions

HONG KONG.- To celebrate Poly Auction Hong Kong’s 10th Anniversary, delicate works of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, as well as Fine Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy with outstanding provenance and exceptional rarity, will be offered for sale at the upcoming 10th Anniversary Auctions. The masterpieces were acquired by Poly Auction Hong Kong’s specialists after discerning selection. This series of exquisite treasures are perfect examples of distinguished Chinese artistry which passed down from generations and of... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2022

'Escaping to a Better World: Eccentrics and Immortals in Chinese Art' at The Cleveland Museum of Art

Zhongli Quan Crossing the Ocean (detail), 1368–1644. Zhao Qi (Chinese, active early 1500s). Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk; image: 135 x 57.5 cm; with knobs: 233 x 77.5 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund, 1976.13. In times of a pandemic, migration crises, and frequent natural and humanitarian disasters, the theme of “Escaping to a Better World” may resonate with many of us. In fact, this idea has long been part of China’s culture, embedded in the country’s religious and philosophical thinking.... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2022

A molded green-glazed dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 26. A molded green-glazed dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Diameter 7 in., 17.7 cm. Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD. Lot sold: 1,260 USD. © Sotheby's Provenance: Vallin Galleries, Wilton, circa 2008. Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022
28 juin 2022

A molded white-glazed 'floral' square dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 25. A molded white-glazed 'floral' square dish, Liao dynasty (907-1125). Length 4¼ in., 10.7 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD. Unsold. © Sotheby's Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1980s.Collection from the Estate of Walter Hochstadter (1914 - 2007).Christie's New York, 1st-2nd Oct 2009, lot 432 (part lot). Sotheby's, China - 5000 Years, New York, 17–29 June 2022