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29 juin 2017

A persimmon and russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song – Jin dynasty

Lot 545. A persimmon and russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song – Jin dynasty, 14.2 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 325,000HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the interior covered with a lustrous black glaze accentuated with radiating russet splashes, the exterior with a metallic russet glaze, stopping at the foot to reveal the buff-coloured stoneware body.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017

29 juin 2017

A large russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song – Jin dynasty

Lot 541. A large russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song – Jin dynasty, 18.5 cm, 7 1/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 HKD. Lot sold 18,750 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. covered overall with a lustrous black glaze accentuated with radiating russet splashes on the interior, the glaze falling short above the foot to reveal the buff-coloured body, the base with old ink markings.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
29 juin 2017

Two russet-splashed black-glazed bowls, Northern Song – Jin dynasty

Lot 539. Two russet-splashed black-glazed bowls, Northern Song – Jin dynasty, 13.9 and 10.1 cm, 5 1/2  and 4 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the first with gently rounded sides, decorated with cascading russet streaks; the second with straight sides, decorated with metallic russet spots  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
29 juin 2017

A 'Jun' purple-splashed dish, Northern Song – Jin dynasty

Lot 557. A 'Jun' purple-splashed dish, Northern Song – Jin dynasty, 22.3 cm, 8 3/4  in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with an everted barbed rim, covered overall with a thick sky-blue glaze accentuated with a purple splash to the interior, the recessed base with five spur marks. Provenance: A private Japanese collection, Kansai, by repute. Note: It is extremely rare to find a ‘Jun’ dish of this barbed ‘water caltrop’ shape and the... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2017

A 'Jun' handled jar and a small 'Jun' dish, Yuan – Ming dynasty

Lot 553. A 'Jun' handled jar and a small 'Jun' dish, Yuan – Ming dynasty, 16.7 and 11.6 cm, 6 5/8  and 4 5/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 13,750 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the jar of globular form set with a pair of small loop handles at the shoulder, covered with a greyish-blue glaze; the dish with shallow sides and an everted rim, covered with a sky-blue glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
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29 juin 2017

A 'Jun' vase, yuhuchunping, Jin – Yuan dynasty

Lot 552. A 'Jun' vase, yuhuchunping, Jin – Yuan dynasty, 25.5 cm, 10 in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot sold 325,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. well potted with a pear-shaped body rising to a slender neck and flared rim, supported on a neatly cut foot, finely applied overall with a rich pale blue glaze suffused with bubbles transmuting to a mushroom tone at the rim, the glaze falling unevenly above the foot revealing a reddish stoneware. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
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29 juin 2017

Axel Vervoordt at Masterpiece London 2007

Monumental sculpture of a Togatus. White marble with traces of painted gesso. Western Europe, Roman Empire, late 1st - early 2nd century A.D. H: 106 cm (3ft. 5 ¾ in.). Axel Vervoordt, Stand C2 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD El Anatsui, Intimation, 2014, Aluminium and copper wire, variable dimensions, ca. 261 x 332 cm. Axel Vervoordt, Stand C2 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Martin Eisler, Bench, ca 1950, Martin Eisler & Carlo Hauner. Axel Vervoordt, Stand C2 © 2017 MASTERPIECE... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2017

Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat lead Sotheby's Contemporary Sale in London

Oliver Barker fields bids at Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Contemporary Art, 28 June 2017. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in London this evening exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to total £62,325,750 / $79,783,193 / €70,403,354 – an increase of 20% (GBP) / 15% (USD) on the equivalent sale last year. · 95.1% sold by lot, this was the fifth consecutive Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s worldwide with a sell-through rate of over 90%. · An auction record was... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2017

Didier Ltd at Masterpiece London 2017, stand A14

Salvador Dali. 'Persistence of Sound' Telephone earrings, c.1949, at Didier Ltd, stand A14 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Pair of 18ct yellow gold earrings in the form of melting telephones set with diamonds, emeralds and rubies. Inscribed Dali to the front of each earring and with an applied plaque to the reverse stamped COP.ALEMANY&ERTMANINC. H. 4.5 cm Louis Osman. Unique silver and turquoise bangle, 1968. Didier Ltd, stand A14 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Unique fine (pure) silver... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2017

Exhibition at Pinakothek der Moderne presents more than 80 of Lucas van Leyden's prints

Lucas van Leyden, Woman with the Dog, 1510, Engraving, 105 x 72 mm (sheet), Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München © Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München MUNICH.- Lucas van Leyden was the most important Dutch engraver of the Northern Renaissance. Born in Leiden (also known as Leyden), he specialized in this art form at a very early age and elevated it to the highest level. In 1604, the art theorist Karel van Mander (1548–1606) reported that Lucas, as a child prodigy, had completed his first dated engraving at the age of... [Lire la suite]
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