01 septembre 2011

A pair of doucai dishes. Qianlong Seal Marks And Period

A pair of doucai dishes. Qianlong Seal Marks And Period. Photo Sotheby's.  each with shallow rounded sides flaring to the rim from a tapered foot, brightly painted in orange, green, yellow and brown enamels on the interior with a central flowerhead within a double-line border encircled by floral vignettes, the exterior with three evenly spaced lingzhi. Diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 20,000-30,000 USD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York. 14 september 2011 www.sothebys.com
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01 septembre 2011

A doucai dish. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period.

A doucai dish. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's painted in the center with a brightly colored floral spray within a circular double-line border, radiating further floral sprays connected by stylized leafy scrolls, all within a narrow yellow-ground ruyi-head border at the rim, the exterior decorated with four ribbon-tied ruyi scepters. Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 15,000-25,000 USD Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York. 14 september 2011 www.sothebys.com
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01 septembre 2011

Candida Höfer, Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek Wien VIII, 2003.

Candida Höfer,  Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek Wien VIII, 2003. Photo: Courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company C-print. Image: 59 1/2 x 47 1/2 in. (151.1 x 120.7 cm); sheet: 73 1/4 x 60 7/8 in. (186.1 x 154.6 cm). Signed "Candida Höfer" on a label affixed to the reverse of the backing board. This work is from an edition of six. ESTIMATE $40,000-60,000                     PROVENANCE Sonnabend Gallery, New... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2011

Ron English, Figment (purple), 2010

Ron English, Figment (purple), 2010. Photo: Courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company Acrylic and enamel on canvas. 40 x 40 in. (101.6 x 101.6 cm). Signed "R. English" on the reverse. ESTIMATE $20,000-30,000PROVENANCE Acquired directly from the artist Phillips de Pury & Company. Under The Influence. 23 september 2011. New York www.phillipsdepury.com
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01 septembre 2011

A green and yellow-ground bowl. Kangxi mark and period

A green and yellow-ground bowl. Kangxi mark and period. Photo Sotheby's delicately potted, the steep rounded sides resting on a tall foot, the exterior incised with four detached roundels of lingzhi divided by pairs of bajixiang enclosed between classic foliate scroll and lappet borders, the interior with a single lingzhi medallion, all enameled in translucent green on a rich yellow ground. Diameter 4 7/8 in., 12.4 cm. Estimate 10,000-15,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 15th November 1983, lot 262. Sotheby's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2011

A green and yellow-ground 'dragon' bowl. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period.

A green and yellow-ground 'dragon' bowl. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period.  Photo Sotheby's the steep, rounded sides rising to an everted rim, supported on a well-finished foot, decorated on the exterior with a pair of incised dragons among wispy clouds and flames in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' below a foliate scroll and above a ruyi border, the interior with a shou medallion within a single-line border, the design throughout picked out in a brilliant translucent green enamel on a bright yellow ground. Diameter 4 in., 10.2... [Lire la suite]

01 septembre 2011

Damien Hirst, Untitled, 2004.

Damien Hirst, Untitled, 2004. Photo: Courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company Ink on paper.  10 5/8 x 14 1/2 in. (27 x 36.8 cm). Signed "Damien Hirst" along the upper edge. This work is registered in the archive of Damien Hirst. ESTIMATE $5,000-7,000 PROVENANCE Private Collection Phillips de Pury & Company. Under The Influence. 23 september 2011. New York www.phillipsdepury.com
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01 septembre 2011

Tony Oursler, Untitled, 1999

Tony Oursler, Untitled, 1999. Photo: Courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company Gouache on paper. 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm). Signed and dated "Tony Oursler 99" on the reverse. ESTIMATE $3,000-5,000 PROVENANCE Public Art Fund, New York Phillips de Pury & Company. Under The Influence. 23 september 2011. New York www.phillipsdepury.com
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01 septembre 2011

A hardstone and jade -inlaid lacquer and hardwood wall panel. Late Qing Dynasty.

A hardstone and jade -inlaid lacquer and hardwood wall panel. Late Qing Dynasty. Photo Sotheby's simulating a small curio cabinet with irregularly spaced fretwork-edged shelves enclosing a variety of works of art objects, including a hardstone and jade bowl of fruit, two jade vases, a porcelain bowl and a cinnabar lacquer vase filled with coral and hardstone flowers, a jade carving of immortals, a jade chime suspended froma gilt dragon hook, a jade ruyi scepter, a faux lapis carving of a qilin and a simulated silk-covered... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2011

A rare imperial blue-ground kesi surcoat (jiagua); Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A rare imperial blue-ground kesi surcoat (jiagua). Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Photo Sotheby's  the front-opening surcoat woven on the front and back with eight symmetrically placed dragon medallions, four forefacing and four in profile, each worked in gold-wrapped threads resplendent above cresting waves, encircled by the bajixiang, vaporous clouds and bats, the dragons in profile clutching a flaming pearl, all reserved on a midnight-blue ground above roiling waves with foaming crests interspersed with the... [Lire la suite]