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21 juillet 2016

A blue and white hanging jardinière, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 6. A blue and white hanging jardinière, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimation: USD 800 - 1,200. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The jardinière is decorated on the exterior with two panels, one with a boatman in a landscape and the other with a fisherman in riverscape, all beneath a ruyi border. 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam. A fine rim crack which extends approximately half way down the body - two star cracks to the base, visible on both the interior and exterior - four drilled hanging... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2016

A famille verte bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 5. A famille verte bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimation: USD 1,500 - 2,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The rounded jar has an everted rim and is painted on the exterior with two panels, one with fishermen in a landscape and another with two scholars and an attendant in a garden scene; both panels are reserved on a green ground with composite floral sprays. 11 in. (28 cm.) diam. Scattered firing spots to the rim and the interior - fritting with some small chips to the rim - few minor... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2016

A large blue and white 'Kraak Porselein' dish, Wanli Period (1573-1619)

Lot 4. A large blue and white 'Kraak Porselein' dish, Wanli Period (1573-1619). Estimation: USD 2,000 - 3,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish is decorated in the center with geese and lotus in a riverscape, enclosed by radiating lappets with peaches, fans and double gourds. 20 in. (50.8 cm.) diam. Small spots of pulling to the glaze - a firing crack along the luting line between the rim and the bowl on the reverse, and a few further small firing cracks on the base caused by the manufacturing process... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2016

A blue and white 'Lotus' dish, 18th century

Lot 3. A blue and white 'Lotus' dish, 18th century. Estimation: USD 3,000 - 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The heavily potted dish is painted with lotus scrolls arranged within a medallion in the center on the interior, enclosed by a similar wide band that is also repeated on the exterior. 13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) diam - minor abrasion to the rim - small area of firing imperfection to the base beneath the foot rim - a burst bubble to the foot rim. Christie's on line. The Art of China.
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21 juillet 2016

A celadon-glazed 'Lotus' dish, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2. A celadon-glazed 'Lotus' dish, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimation: USD 3,000 - 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish is molded in shallow relief on the interior with four rows of lotus petals radiating from a central pod towards the foliate rim. The dish is covered overall in a pale sea-foam-green glaze. 9 ½ (24.1 cm.) diam. There is fine black specking to both sides, particularly to underside, which is adherent to manufacture - a few... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2016

A blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1. A blue and white 'Phoenix' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimation: USD 8,000 - 12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The dish is decorated on the interior with a phoenix roundel at the center, surrounded by eight alternately ascending or descending phoenixes. The exterior is decorated with three phoenixes in flight. An apocryphal Jiajing mark within a double circle is on the base within the unglazed channeled foot. 13 ¼ in. (33.7 cm.) diam. A restored section to the rim with possible use of... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2016

Exhibition in Madrid reveals Gustave Caillebotte's thematic and stylistic evolution

Gustave Caillebotte, Calle de París, tiempo lluvioso. 1877 (Sketch for Paris Street; Rainy Day). Óleo sobre lienzo, 54 x 65 cm, Musée Marmottan Monet, París. © Paris, Bridgeman Images MADRID.- This summer, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in collaboration with the Musée des impressionnismes Giverny is presenting an exhibition on the artist Gustave Caillebotte (Paris, 1848 – Petit Gennevilliers, 1894), one of the least known but also most original figures of the Impressionist movement. Caillebotte, Painter and... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2016

Sifen Chang. Tourmaline and Diamond Ring

Sifen Chang. Tourmaline and Diamond Flower Ring. Sifen Chang. Tourmaline and Diamond Ring.
21 juillet 2016

A Symbolist necklace, by Charles Boutet de Monvel, circa 1900

A Symbolist necklace, by Charles Boutet de Monvel, circa 1900. Composed of gold, silver, opals, glass, rubies, pearls and diamonds. ©The Richard H. Driehaus Museum
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20 juillet 2016

Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona Pavilion, detail

Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona Pavilion, detail
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