28 mars 2011

Peaux de tigre, d'ours, de zèbres et de waterbok

Peau de tigre, vers 1930. photo Pierre Bergé & associés Le permis CITES sera remis à l'acquéreur L_285 cm Peau d'ours. photo Pierre Bergé & associés Très belle peau de zèbre. photo Pierre Bergé & associés L_300 cm Petite peau de zèbre. photo Pierre Bergé & associés L_180 cm Peau de waterbok. photo Pierre Bergé & associés L_190 cm Pierre Bergé & associés. Lundi 28 mars à 14h00. Bruxelles. EMail : contact@pba-auctions.com - Tél. : Paris +33 (0)1 49 49 90 00 - Bruxelles + 32 (0)2 504 80 30
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28 mars 2011

A 'Cizhou' vase (meiping), Song Dynasty

A 'Cizhou' vase (meiping), Song Dynasty. photo Sotheby's of tall ovoid form tapering to a slightly splayed foot, the shoulders rising to a narrow neck with lipped rim, applied overall with a creamy white slip beneath a translucent finely crackled glaze; height 12 1/2 in., 31. 7 cm. Estimate 12,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 42,500 USD Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co. 22 Mar 11. New York www.sothebys.com
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28 mars 2011

A tall vase (meiping), Xixia Dynasty (1038-1227)

Lot 151. A tall vase (meiping), Xixia Dynasty (1038-1227). Estimate 15,000—25,000 USD. Lot Sold 37,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's of tall slender form, the body carved with a wide band of scrolling lotus above a frieze of smaller lotus flower within quatrefoil reserves on a wave pattern ground, all divided by double incised lines, the large carved spaces revealing the rough, pale gray body of the ceramic and contrasting effectively with the warm tone of the off-white glaze; height 14 1/8 in., 36.3 cm.  Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2011

A Qingbai-type phoenix-head ewer, 10th century.

A Qingbai-type phoenix-head ewer, 10th century. photo Sotheby's the plain ovoid body rising to a tall tapering neck surmounted by the head of a phoenix, pierced to form the spout, the crest now missing, applied overall with a translucent glaze of pale blue tone; height 14 3/4 in., 27.5 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 31,250 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby & Co., London, 14th November 1972, lot 334 Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co. 22 Mar 11. New York... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2011

A white-glazed pottery ewer. Tang dynasty

A white-glazed pottery ewer. Tang dynasty. photo Sotheby's the bulbous body rising to a trumpet neck, the rounded shoulders with a tapering cylindrical spout opposite a three-stranded strap handle terminating in a stylized lion's head biting the rim of the neck, the overall ivory glaze finely crackled; height 10 1/4 in., 26 cm. Estimate 2,000—3,000 USD. Lot Sold 5,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby & Co., London, 14th November 1972, lot 270. Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2011

A large straw-glazed pottery amphora. Sui-Early Tang dynasty.

A large straw-glazed pottery amphora. Sui-Early Tang dynasty. photo Sotheby's the tall ovoid body surmounted by a waisted neck rising to a cupped mouth, flanked by a pair of dragons biting the rim, their bodies coiled around the neck, their lower legs and tails resting on the shoulders, covered overall in a straw-colored glaze; height 21 1/4 in., 54 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 13,750 USD Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co. 22 Mar 11. New York... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2011

Vanités et Memento Mori en ivoire @ EVE SVV

Memento mori en ivoire sculpté XIXème siècle. photo Eve figurant une demi face de jeune femme au chignon et une demi face de crâne.. Haut: 8 cm Monté sur un socle en bois naturel mouluré décorée d'une bague en métal doré gravé d'un monogramme Haut totale: 23 cm - Estimation : 5 500 - 6 500 € Important grain de rosaire, Mémento Mori, en ivoire sculpté. Espagne XVIIème siècle. photo Eve représentant sur une face la tête du Christ mort avec visage allongé, traits émaciés, lèvres desserrées laissant voir les dents et... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2011

Giant Silk China Scroll Goes for $30 Million Plus to Anonymous Hong Kong Collector

Visitors look on a Qianlong-dynasty painting, representing a military parade, at a action house in Toulouse. AP Photo/Manuel Blondau PARIS (AP).- A giant 18th-century Chinese silk scroll painting of a military troop review has been sold at auction for more than euro22 million ($30.8 million), the highest auction price for a Chinese work in France. The work, found in a Paris attic and sold in Toulouse by auctioneer Marc Labarbe, is one of a series of four works of 17th-century maneuvers that mobilized some 20,000 men. A Hong Kong... [Lire la suite]
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