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17 octobre 2021

Imperial Jades from the De An Tang Collection sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 13 October 2021

  Lot 3601. An outstanding imperial inscribed Khotan white jade 'landscape' boulder, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, the poem dated to the Spring of the gengxu year, corresponding to 1790; 21.3 cm. Lot sold: 9,855,000 HKD (Estimate: 6,000,000 - 10,000,000 HKD). ©  2021 Sotheby's the elongated irregular boulder exquisitely and deeply carved in high relief as a craggy mountainous riverscape, depicting a walled village of thatched cottages and pavilions nestled... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2021

Selected Libation Cups and Works of Art from The H.G. Beasley Collection at Alastair Gibson Auctions, 18 november 2021

The Collection of H. G. Beasley (1881 – 1939) Harry Geoffrey Beasley was born on the 18th of December 1881 in East Plumstead, Kent, the son of Charles Beasley, a wealthy business man and owner of the North Kent Brewery, Plumstead. The business was a successful Victorian family enterprise, brewing its own beers and bottling imported beers such as Guinness Stout from Dublin. It held two Royal warrants: H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES and H.R.H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH and was eventually taken over by Courage in the 1960’s. Harry, one of... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2021

Culturally significant objects far exceed estimates in Freeman's Asian Arts sale

PHILLADELPHIA, PA.- Ben Farina, Head of Asian Arts at Freeman’s expressed delight about his curated Asian Arts auction held on 14 October. Farina commented “We had a number of wonderful pieces from various regional collections, and we’ve greatly enjoyed working with the consignors to bring this material to auction.”The 256-lot sale witnessed competitive bidding between international buyers which pushed sale prices far higher than their pre-sale estimates. On the heels of remarkable sales earlier in the year—including... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2021

Christie's offers van Gogh's 'Mueles de Blé' - Poised to set an auction record for a work on paper by the artist

Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), Meules de blé. Gouache, watercolor, pen and brush and black ink over pencil on paper, 19 x 23.3/4 in. (48.5 x 60.4 cm.) Executed in Arles in June 1888. Estimate: $20,000,000-30,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced Vincent van Gogh’s watercolor Meules de blé will be offered in the dedicated sale The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism, one of the greatest American collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Art to ever appear on the market.... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2021

"Au pays des fleuves d'or" au musée Guimet

PARIS - Le Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet propose la plus grande exposition jamais consacrée en occident au Tadjikistan. Elle révèle la richesse culturelle de ce pays méconnu, resté dans l’ombre de ses voisins davantage médiatisés que sont l’Afghanistan et l’Ouzbékistan, avec des pièces exceptionnelles et rares. Par sa situation stratégique sur les voies de passage et de conquête entre Moyen-Orient, ancien monde des steppes, sous-continent indien et oasis de l’Asie centrale chinoise, le Tadjikistan est au cœur des... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2021

A blue and white 'daoist immortals' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 864. A blue and white 'daoist immortals' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is finely decorated on the exterior with the Eight Daoist Immortals standing on clouds. The interior is decorated with a central medallion of Sanxing (Three Star Gods) beneath a pine tree. Provenance: Lammert Brothers, Hong Kong, 18 November 1975,... [Lire la suite]

14 octobre 2021

A blue and white 'daoist immortals' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 863. A blue and white 'daoist immortals' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is finely decorated on the exterior with the Eight Daoist Immortals standing on clouds. The interior is decorated with a central medallion of the Sanxing (Three Star Gods) beneath a pine tree. Provenance: Lammert Brothers, Hong Kong, 18... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2021

A doucai 'phoenix' dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

  Lot 861. A doucai 'phoenix' dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's 2021 The dish is decorated on the interior with a central medallion of three archaistic phoenixes encircling a lotus blossom. The exterior is decorated with similar designs above a band of ruyi heads enclosing dots encircling the foot. Provenance: Private... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2021

A rare underglaze-blue, copper-red and celadon-decorated bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 860. A rare underglaze-blue, copper-red and celadon-decorated bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's 2021 The hexagonal, lobed bowl is decorated on the exterior with three landscape scenes, each accompanied by a calligraphic inscription describing the scene. The center of the interior is decorated with a pavilion admist mountains. Provenance: Private collection, Japan.Mayuyama, Tokyo. ... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2021

Christie's announces Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets sale

LONDON.- Christie’s forthcoming auction, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Oriental Rugs and Carpets on 28 October displays a rich selection of rare objects, paintings, manuscripts and carpets from across the Middle East, India and Europe. The sale draws upon a fascinating Classical Ottoman narrative that illustrates the artistic repertoire at its most exuberant. This is led by six remarkably preserved Venetian portraits of Ottoman Sultans from a previously unknown series LINK, and two paintings from the... [Lire la suite]