20 septembre 2012

A Small Famille-Verte Rouleau Vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A Small Famille-Verte Rouleau Vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo  Sotheby's inely enameled with a lady holding a rose in one hand and a fan in the other, playing with three boys, the reverse inscribed with a poem signed Zhuju (Bamboo Residence) with a seal of the same name, the shoulder encircled by three decorative borders below bamboo. Height 10 in., 25.4 cm. Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 27,500 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 20th November 1976, lot 607.The T.Y... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2012

A pair of famille-rose 'deer' winecups. Yongzheng Marks And Period

A pair of famille-rose 'deer' winecups. Yongzheng Marks And Period. Photo Sotheby's each thinly potted, enameled on the exterior with two deer, one with recumbent white-spotted brown deer and yellow deer, the other with standing white-spotted brown deer and recumbent aubergine deer, with scattered sprigs of lingzhi and ruby-colored bats above, each with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle (2). Diameter 2 3/8 in., 6.2 cm. Estimation: 40,000 - 60,000 USD.... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2012

A pink-ground famille-rose 'medallion' bowl. Daoguang seal mark and period

A pink-ground famille-rose 'medallion' bowl. Daoguang seal mark and period. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to an everted rim, reserved on a light pink sgraffito ground with four roundels enclosing sprigs of flowers andlingzhi fungus interspersed with stylized lotus flowers, the interior painted in underglaze blue on a white ground with a rabbit below a pawlonia tree in a roundel at the center below four composite flowering shrubs at the sides, seal mark... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2012

A Copper-Red And Gilt Bottle Vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A Copper-Red And Gilt Bottle Vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's the shouldered ovoid body painted in copper-red of soft pinkish-red tone shading to a paler red-green with three mythical animals, their eyes picked out in underglaze blue and the details highlighted in gilding over the glaze, the tall thin neck with slightly lipped mouth with gilding around the rim, the base unglazed. Height 8 1/2 in., 21.6 cm. Estimation: 15,000-20,000 USD. Lot vendu: 30,000... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2012

A doucai 'medallion' jar. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period

A doucai 'medallion' jar. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's of ovoid form, painted and enameled with two registers of eight roundels, each containing iron-red chrysanthemums, interspersed with yellow lotus sprays, all between underglaze blue bands of ruyi lappets, seal mark in underglaze blue. Height 4 1/8 in., 10.4 cm. Estimation: 40,000 - 60,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 30,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 16th May 1989, lot 298 Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics &... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2012

A gold-ground famille-rose 'mille-fleurs' bowl. Qing dynasty, Daoguang Period

A gold-ground famille-rose 'mille-fleurs' bowl. Qing dynasty, Daoguang Period. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a splayed foot to a slightly everted rim, painted on the interior and exterior with a profusion of flowers including lily, chrysanthemum and mallow, all reserved on a gilded ground, the underside glazed in turquoise and with a four-character Shende Tang zhi (Made for the Hall for the Cultivation of Virtue) mark in gilding. Diameter 4 1/4 in., 10.8... [Lire la suite]


20 septembre 2012

A Blue and White 'boys' Square Vase. Yongzheng Mark And Period

A Blue and White 'boys' Square Vase. Yongzheng Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's each side painted with a rectangular panel enclosing four boys in various leisurely pursuits, riding a hobby-horse, catching crickets, fishing and playing with toys, all reserved on a ground of dense scrolling lotus extending from below the neck to above the foot, six-character mark in underglaze blue. Height 4 3/8 in., 11 cm. Estimation: 3,000 - 5,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 31,250 USD ... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2012

"Renaissance to Goya: Prints and drawings from Spain" @ British Museum

Head of a monk, 1625-64, Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664). Drawing, 277 x 196 mm. © Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- This exhibition, drawn from the British Museum collection, brings together for the first time important prints and drawings by Spanish and other European artists who were working in Spain from the mid-sixteenth to the nineteenth century. Through exhibiting these works, many of which have never before been on display, the exhibition will provide new insights into the visual culture and history of Spain, a... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2012

Martin d'Orgeval -the aftermath of the fire at Deyrolle in Paris, 2008

Martin d'Orgeval -the aftermath of the fire at Deyrolle in Paris, 2008 
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20 septembre 2012

Bonhams exceptional offering showcases Japanese art for the international market

A pair of inlaid bronze vases By Atsuyoshi, Meiji period (late 19th century). 11 1/8in (25.5cm) high. Sold for $27,500; Est. $3,500 - 4,500. Photo: Courtesy Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- With strong results in a variety of categories, Bonhams recent September sale of Fine Japanese Works of Art demonstrated the increasing international interest in this dynamic field. Japanese bidders were well represented, but collectors and institutions in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, Hong Kong and Europe made an especially strong showing... [Lire la suite]
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