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15 février 2019

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild, 2009

Lot 21. Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild, oil on canvas, 180 by 180 cm. 70 7/8 by 70 7/8 in. Estimate £6,000,000 - £8,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby's 2019.  Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner. Exhibited: New York, Marian Goodman Gallery, Gerhard Richter: Abstract Paintings, November 2009 - January 2010, no. 46, illustrated in colour. Literature: Christian Lotz, The Art of Gerhard Richter. Hermeneutics, Images,... [Lire la suite]

15 février 2019

Decorative patterns on a bronze jar dating back to Warring State Period (475 BC – 221 BC)

A battle on water - decorative patterns on a bronze jar dating back to Warring State Period (475 BC – 221 BC) A battle around a city wall - decorative patterns on a bronze jar dating back to Warring State Period (475 BC – 221 BC) Time for martial exercise by practicing archery - decorative patterns on a bronze jar dating back to Warring State Period (475 BC – 221 BC) Go hunting - decorative patterns on a bronze jar dating back to Warring State Period (475 BC – 221 BC) Harvest season in an orchard - decorative patterns on... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2019

The Art Gallery of New South Wales exhibits treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei

Left to right: Qing dynasty 1644–1911, Meat-shaped stone; Ming dynasty 1368–1644, Portrait of the Hongzhi Emperor. The National Palace Museum, Taipei. Photos: © National Palace Museum, Taipei SYDNEY.- The Art Gallery of New South Wales is presenting Heaven and earth in Chinese art: treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei. The exhibition is a rare opportunity to encounter some of the highest artistic achievements in Chinese history. Featuring 87 masterworks the exhibition explores the... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2019

Chinese carved bricks, Southern Dynasties (5th-6th century), Changzhou Museum, Jiangsu province

Chinese Dragon carved bricks, Southern Dynasties (5th-6th century), Changzhou Museum, Jiangsu province. Chinese Mythical Beast carved bricks, Southern Dynasties (5th-6th century), Changzhou Museum, Jiangsu province. Chinese Mythical Beast (dragon?) carved bricks, Southern Dynasties (5th-6th century), Changzhou Museum, Jiangsu province. Chinese Mythical Apsara? carved bricks, Southern Dynasties (5th-6th century), Changzhou Museum, Jiangsu province. Chinese Mythical Beast (Unicorn) carved bricks, Southern Dynasties... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2019

From the Tower of Babel to Brexit, Bodleian Libraries exhibition explores the power of translation

Tower of Babel,  from the book Turris Babel (Tower of Babel, 1679), written by German Jesuit scholar and polymath Athanasius Kircher, with illustrations engraved by C. Decker, a German craftsman. © Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford OXFORD.- Babel: Adventures in Translation, a new exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, explores the power of translation from the ancient myth of the Tower of Babel to the challenges of modern-day multicultural Britain in light of Brexit. Featuring a stunning range of... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

An Ottoman dagger with banded-agate hilt and jewelled silver scabbard, Turkey, 19th century

Lot 150. An Ottoman dagger with banded-agate hilt and jewelled silver scabbard, Turkey, 19th century; dagger: 40cm, scabbard: 33cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 56,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014. the faceted hilt composed of banded-agate mounted with a turquoise stone, set with colourful gemstones leading to the steel blade with overlaid gold inscription with spurious date 1112 AH/1700 AD, the silver scabbard worked with repousse design and set with pale blue... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2019

An imperial Ottoman silver-gilt and nielloed penbox (divit) bearing the tughra of Mehmed IV (r.1648-87), Turkey, second half 17t

Lot 160. An imperial Ottoman silver-gilt and nielloed penbox (divit) bearing the tughra of Mehmed IV (r.1648-87), Turkey, second half 17th century; 29.7cm. length. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 GBP. Price realised 314,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2014 the surface set with silver-gilt tulip motifs with engraved and incised designs on a ground entirely covered in niello decoration comprising tight floral scrolls, the inkwell lid with turquoise enamel and set with turquoise stone, the underside... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

A rare Longquan celadon openwork pear-shaped double vase, Ming dynasty, circa 1450-1550

Lot 810. A rare Longquan celadon openwork pear-shaped double vase, Ming dynasty, circa 1450-1550; 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The flattened, pear-shaped outer body surrounds an inner tubular body and has an openwork design of peony and camellia rising from rocks on either side of a shoucharacter on one side and pomegranate and chrysanthemum rising from waves to flank a fu character on the reverse,... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

A rare small pale greenish-blue-glazed triple-necked faceted vase, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 808. A rare small pale greenish-blue-glazed triple-necked faceted vase, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The flattened, tapering vase has three conjoined faceted necks that rise from the rounded shoulder. The vase is covered overall in a matte milky blue-green glaze that thins to mushroom at the edges.. Note: A vase of this shape and approximate size, but covered in a crackled,... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2019

A Longquan celadon 'Arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 807. A Longquan celadon 'Arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The vase has a globular body and tall long neck flanked by tubular handles, and is covered allover in a glaze of slightly olive, sea-green color which falls in a line above the unglazed base, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s. Note: The form... [Lire la suite]