Alain.R.Truong

25 juillet 2016

A blue-glazed mountain-form brushrest, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911)

Lot 47. A blue-glazed mountain-form brushrest, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The brush rest is of crescent shape and is molded as five mountain peaks of graduated height, covered in a dark purplish-blue glaze. 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) wide. A few shallow chips to the underside; some wear to the top of the peaks. Estimation: USD 400 - 600 Christie's on line. The Art of China.

25 juillet 2016

An apple-green-glazed seal, 19th century

Lot 46. An apple-green-glazed seal, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The tall rectangular seal is surmounted by a recumbent pig and is covered overall in a green glaze suffused with dark brown crackles. The seal reads han zu huang di hou yi (the offspring of Han emperor). 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high. Chips and nicks to the underside by the seal face; two glaze flakes on the top edge below the finial; pin prick holes and expected wear to the surface. Estimation: USD 1,000 -... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2016

Sébastien Stoskopff, « Corbeille avec verres, pâté et lettre adressée à Teniers », 1644

 Sébastien Stoskopff, « Corbeille avec verres, pâté et lettre adressée à Teniers ». Huile sur toile, 52 x 63 cm, 1644. © Musée de l'Oeuvre Notre Dame à Strasbourg
25 juillet 2016

Sébastien Stoskopff, Corbeille de verres, 1644

Sébastien Stoskopff, Corbeille de verres, 1644, huile sur toile, 52 x 63 cm. © Musée de l'Oeuvre Notre Dame à Strasbourg Sébastien Stoskopff (1597-1657) mêle les influences italiennes avec le Classicisme français et la tradition nordique pour produire de nouvelles peintures dans une osmose des styles. Né à Strasbourg et formé en Allemagne, il fait de nombreux séjours à l'étranger (Venise, Paris, Pays-Bas) et produit avec virtuosité des reflets dans un superbe rendu de la transparence. Il lui suffit de brosser... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2016

A Longquan celadon charger, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 39. A Longquan celadon charger, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The large dish is heavily potted with petal-molded sides, and the center is decorated with a molded foliate medallion. The dish is covered overall with a greyish-green tone glaze. 15 in. (38.1 cm.) diam. Some surface wear to the glaze and to the foot, consistent with age. Estimation: USD 2,000 - 3,000 Christie's on line. The Art of China.
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25 juillet 2016

A Longquan celadon-glazed tripod censer, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

Lot 38. A Longquan celadon-glazed tripod censer, Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The censer is supported on three feet and carved to the exterior with a wide band of lotus heads on scrolling leafy stems between two raised lines. The vessel is covered with an even celadon glaze, the base has a circular aperture covered with a partially glazed circular plug adhering to the interior. 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diam. It has light scratches and surface wear in keeping with its age to the... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2016

A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 37. A Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase has a bulbous body with a tall neck that rises to a dished rim and is covered overall with an even glaze of pale sea-green color. 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high. A firing crack under the glaze which associates with a kiln grit adhesion to the interior of the neck and firing imperfection on the misshapen mouth; other fine cracks extend from the foot rim to the body of the vase, but are not obtrusive... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2016

A Xingyao dish, 10th century

Lot 36. A Xingyao dish, 10th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The deep sided dish has a lipped rim and is supported on a bifoot, covered overall with a matted white glaze, the base unglazed. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. The foot has been polished; some surface wear to the glaze; an area of firing imperfection, resulting in some glaze loss to the interior. Estimation: USD 800 - 1,200 Provenance: Professor Jan Hellner (1917-2002) Collection, Stockholm, Sweden. Christie's on... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2016

A pair of small Qingbai stem dishes, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 35. A pair of small Qingbai stem dishes, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each dish has shallow sides that rise to the rounded and everted rim, and is raised on a short foot. Both are covered with a glaze of pale sea-green tone. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam. (2). Both: some naturally occurring crackles to the glaze. One: one mark to the base in black; a few scattered, tiny burst glaze bubbles; a restored section on the rim edge extending underneath with possible... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2016

Jan Lievens, Still Life with Books, c. 1627 - c. 1628

Jan Lievens, Still life with Books, c. 1627 - c. 1628, oil on panel, h 91cm × w 120cm. Purchased with the support of the Stichting tot Bevordering van de Belangen van het Rijksmuseum, 1963. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.