Alain.R.Truong

21 février 2019

Archaic Jade sold at Christie's New York, 17 september 2008

Lot 332. A rare opaque taupe jade blade, ge, Shang dynasty, circa 1200 BC; 10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) long. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008 The long, slightly curved blade with beveled edges and a subtle median ridge extending the full length on both sides, with a hole drilled from one side piercing the tang which is carved with parallel notches, the grey-green stone altered to an attractive warm taupe color, one side of the tang with a... [Lire la suite]

21 février 2019

Jean-Baptiste Huynh, Infinis d'Asie au Musée National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet

Jean-Baptiste Huynh, Huyen–Cil (détail), 2003. © Jean-Baptiste Huynh. PARIS - Pour ce nouveau rendez-vous photographique, le MNAAG invite Jean-Baptiste Huynh et son regard singulier sur l’Asie. Dans une scénographie épurée et intemporelle, conçue par l’artiste lui-même, se décline un travail ordonné, intime et introspectif à travers le portrait, le nu, l’univers minéral et végétal, ou encore les symboles spirituels emblématiques des pays dont il est familier depuis plus de vingt ans. Le visage, le... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2019

Dr. Peter M. Greiner (1940-2013) Collection of Chinese Ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 18 - 19 September 2014

Lot 784. A rare Yueyao carved dish, 10th century; 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The shallow dish is carved on the interior with a large flower head with overlapping petals, and is covered allover with a glaze of olive color that continues over the wedge-shaped foot to cover the base. Provenance: The Collection of the late Mrs. A. Kok-Viersen, sold by order of J.A.Witte, Esq., 28 May 1974, lot 49Dr. Peter M. Greiner... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2019

A white-glazed twin-handled censer, ding, 17th century

Lot 18. A white-glazed twin-handled censer, ding, 17th century; 5 ¾ in. (15 cm.) high. Estimate: GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500. Price Realised: GBP 1,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vessel is raised on three paw and mask-shaped feet. The bombe sides are decorated with a band of classical scroll and the twin upright handles are moulded with another scroll. It is overall covered in a crackled milky-white glaze.  Provenance: From a private collection in the UK, acquired in London in the... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2019

A large celadon-glazed 'Lotus' censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 7. A large celadon-glazed 'Lotus' censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) diam. Estimate: GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price Realised: GBP 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The compressed globular body is raised on three short feet, and is carved on the exterior with lotus flowers below a band of stylised cloud scrolls. The censer is covered overall with a glaze of sea-green colour.  Provenance: From a private collection in the UK, acquired in London in the 1980s-1990s ... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2019

A Cizhou figure of Zhenwu, 15th century

Lot 4. A Cizhou figure of Zhenwu, 15th century; 11 ¾ in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate: GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price Realised: GBP 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The deity is painted in dark and russet brown on a white slip. He is modelled with long robes that fall open at the chest revealing armour and that are embellished with a moulded dragon. He is seated on a throne on a rectangular waisted plinth with a snake-coiled tortoise is at his feet.  Provenance: From a private collection in the... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2019

Works from Frank Stella's personal collection to be offered at Christie's

Frank Stella photographed at his home in front of Jules Olitski's 1964 work Hot Ticket (detail), 2019. Photo: Christopher Gregory / New York Times / Redux / eyevine. Artwork: © Estate of Jules Olitski/VAGA at ARS, NY and DACS, London 2019 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will present Continuum: Selected Works from Frank Stella’s Personal Collection, works personally selected by the artist that will be offered across Christie’s Sales in London and New York throughout 2019, including works in The Art of the Surreal,... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2019

Dealer discovers ancient fragment from Seti I's tomb in Valley of Kings

Relief fragment from the tomb of pharaoh Sethos I Hieroglyphic inscription in raised relief, a part of the third hour from the Book of Gates. Originally placed on the corner pillar of the sarcophagus chamber. Polychrome limestone. Egypt, New Kingdom, 19 th Dynasty, H. 36 cm, W. 15 cm. © Galerie Eberwein Ancient Art PARIS.- A dealer due to stand at the world’s most important art fair for the first time has revealed an astonishing discovery linked to the 3300-year-old tomb of Pharaoh Seti I. Antonia Eberwein,... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2019

A sandstone figure of a female deity, Khmer, Baphuon style, 11th century

Lot 1108. A sandstone figure of a female deity, Khmer, Baphuon style, 11th century; 28 1/8 in. (71.4 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Dressed in a long sampot with pendent fish-tail pleat secured with a simple belt tied at the waist, the face with wide mouth and heavy-lidded eyes, the hair finely delineated with the locks arranged in a bun and secured with a headband. Provenance: William H. Wolff, New York, 7 January 1984.The Irving Collection,... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2019

A rare enameled octagonal stand, North India, Mughal period, early 18th century

Lot 1106. A rare enameled octagonal stand, North India, Mughal period, early 18th century; 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) wide, 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Raised on eight bulb-form legs with spreading feet, the sides flaring to the rim, all richly enameled in green, red, yellow and white with foliate motifs. Provenance: Terence Mcinerney, Fine Arts Ltd., New York, 1 April 1998.The Irving Collection, no. 3866. Note: The enamel pattern and... [Lire la suite]