Alain.R.Truong

19 janvier 2018

A finely enamelled and rare pair of 'doucai' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

  Lot 1611. A finely enamelled and rare pair of 'doucai' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 9 cm., 3 1/2 in. Estimate 2,500,000—3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 6,020,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2009 each delicately potted with deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior depicting Zhang Qian reading whilst travelling on a wooden raft over flowing waters, all in a greater landscape consisting of two bats, a crane and a vertical rock formation, the base inscribed with a six-character mark... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2018

A fine and very rare doucai 'Squirrels and Grapes' jarlet, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 1610. A fine and very rare doucai 'Squirrels and Grapes' jarlet, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 8.8 cm., 3 1/2 in. Est. 1,500,000—2,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,420,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2009. well-potted, the body of globular shape with gentle shoulders rising to a short neck, depicting four squirrels playing amongst suspended grape vines, set amidst rock formations and flowers, the base with six-character mark within double-lined borders in underglaze-blue.  ... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A very rare and finely enamelled 'famille-rose' celadon ground butterfly vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1609. A very rare and finely enamelled 'famille-rose' celadon ground butterfly vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 53.2 cm., 21 in. Est. 12,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold  21,380,000 HKD. photo courtesy Sotheby's 2009. of baluster shape, the waisted neck flanked by two moulded archaistic dragon handles with scales and facial features picked-out in gilt, the body and neck intricately painted with plump sweet melons in iron-red, black, turquoise,... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A rare 'famille-rose' turquoise-ground vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

  Lot 1608. A rare 'famille-rose' turquoise-ground vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 40 cm., 15 3/4 in. Est. 400,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD. photo courtesy Sotheby's 2009. of ovoid form with sloping shoulders set with a waisted neck and flared mouth, tapering to a slightly cinched body, all supported on a short straight foot, painted on two sides with a broad trapezoidal panel with notched corners, each panel painted... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A rare famille-rose ruby ground wine cup and saucer, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1605. A rare famille-rose ruby ground wine cup and saucer, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); cup: diameter 6.4 cm., 2 1/2 in. saucer: 12 cm., 4 3/4 in. Est. 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold  1,220,000 HKD. photo courtesy Sotheby's 2009. delicately potted, the deep sides of the wine cup finely painted on the exterior with three formal lotus flowers encircled by scrolling foliate leaves, all reserved on a ruby-red ground further incised with a... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A rare gilt-decorated teadust ' pomegranate' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1604. A rare gilt-decorated teadust ' pomegranate' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 20.5 cm., 8 1/8 in. Est. 1,500,000—1,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold  2,900,000 HKD. photo courtesy Sotheby's 2009. the tri-lobed globular body rising to a tall neck with an everted lip, supported on a splayed foot, covered overall in an olive-green teadust glaze gilded with chrysanthemum scrolls throughout, the shoulders surmounted by a high-relief modeled branch of pomegrante wrapping itself around the... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2018

An extremely rare 'famille-rose' and lemon-yellow-back charger, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 1602. An extremely rare 'famille-rose' and lemon-yellow-back charger, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 35.6 cn., 14 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 980,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2009. with curved sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted mouthrim, finely painted on the interior with the Daoist immortal Magu walking beside a cart laden with a bouquet of flowers drawn by a deer, reserved on white-ground and bordered by a band of green-enameled diaper... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

North Carolina Museum of Art launches Matrons of the Arts initiative to highlight female artists

Harriet Hosmer, Daphne, 1853, marble, Purchased with funds provided by the Calvin and Marisa Allen Foundation, Anne Allen Cheatham, and Lizzie Cheatham McNairy and Charlie McNairy on behalf of the Matrons of the Arts Initiative, and by the bequest of Carlisle Adams. © 1999–2018 North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc. RALEIGH, NC.- The North Carolina Museum of Art announced a new initiative, Matrons of the Arts, which highlights female-identified artists in both the Museum’s permanent collection and around the... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A carved 'Yaozhou' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 527. A carved 'Yaozhou' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13.5cm., 5 3/8 in. Estimate 200 — 250 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, freely carved to the interior with a flower spray within combed waves, covered overall with an olive-green glaze save for the base. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 82. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2018

A 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 526. A 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 13cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 150 — 250 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008 the deep flaring sides rising from a short spreading foot, covered overall with an olive-green glaze. Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 116. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 05 Nov 2008