09 mars 2015

Christophe de Quénetain at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

A Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese Dehua porcelain pot-pourri vase and cover, Paris, 1750. Christophe de Quénetain (stand 218) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) the porcelain : Chinese Kangxi (1662-1722) from Dehua, circa 1670-1700. The flowers : French (Vincennes), circa 1750. The gilt bronze mounts : French, circa 1750. H.21, D.19,5 cm Provenance: Private Collection, Paris Lorenzo Bononcelli (act. 1678-1709), Royal Torinese panel, Turin,... [Lire la suite]

09 mars 2015

Priestley & Ferraro at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Longquan celadon collared water sprinkler ('daji ping'), China, Longquan kilns, Zhejiang province, late Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279) or early Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), 13th century. Priestley & Ferraro (stand 259) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Height 18 cm Dingyao Dish, Ding kilns, Quyang, Hebei province, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Priestley & Ferraro (stand 259) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Carved, lotus pattern... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

Robert Hall at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Three snuffbottles, China, Beijing, Imperial Workshops, 1750-1850. Robert Hall (stand 164) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Jade, one carved overall with basket weave design, the others left plain Three snuffbottles, China, Jingdezhen, 1780-1850. Robert Hall (stand 164) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Porcelain, moulded carved and enamelled as two fish and a squirrel on a bunch of grapes. Robert Hall´s interest in Chinese Snuff Bottles started over twenty-... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Cartier. Retro bracelet, Paris, circa 1940. Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery (stand 178) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) A eighteen carat yellow gold Retro bracelet decorated with blue sapphires. Signed 'Cartier' and numbered.  Marchak. Two Necklaces with Matching Earrings. Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery (stand 178) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Two yellow gold longchains, each spectacle-set with either amethist or citrine; With matching 'day and... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

A large painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty

A large painted pottery figure of a prancing horse, Tang dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the energetically modeled and caparisoned horse with a raised right foreleg, the back legs bent bearing the weight of the prancing posture, the head raised upward and turning slightly to the left, the mouth agape and nostrils flared, a long thick mane falling in wavy strands to one side of the neck, the draped saddle hanging in flared pleats over the saddle blanket with faint traces of red... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

Two painted gray pottery figures of female attendants, Early Tang dynasty

Two painted gray pottery figures of female attendants, Early Tang dynasty. Estimate 18,000 — 20,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. both figures standing, one holding cymbals, wearing a tunic belted above the waist and cloud-shaped slippers peeking out from underneath the hem, the head turning to one side with the hair pulled up into a tidy topknot, the other in an equally animated pose, gracefully stepping forward, with one arm raised, the other held  to one side, eyes gazing downward, wearing a long... [Lire la suite]

09 mars 2015

A pair of painted pottery figures of horses and riders, Sui-Early Tang dynasty

Lot 162. A pair of painted pottery figures of horses and riders, Sui-Early Tang dynasty. Height of taller 22 in., 55.9 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each horse standing foursquare on a rectangular base, one with head held high and slightly turned, the other with the head somewhat lowered, the well-modeled bodies with carefully incised details, one with the mane docked, the other with a long mane falling to one side, both with tails bound, each... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

A painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty

A painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. well-modeled, the animal standing foursquare on a rectangular base, the head slightly lowered and turning to the right, the mouth agape, nostrils flared, eyes alert, a long, combed red-painted mane falling thickly to one side of the neck, the saddle covered in a red-painted cloth, knotted and falling in pleats to either side, above a saddle cloth painted with black streaks simulating fur, the tail docked and... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2015

A 'Xing' ewer, Tang-Five Dynasties period

A 'Xing' ewer, Tang-Five Dynasties period. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a solid foot to a tall trumpet neck, set to one side with a mythical beast standing on the shoulder peering over the rim forming the handle, and to the other a short spout formed as the mouth of a mythical beast, covered overall in a thin white glaze stopping at the foot, the unglazed base revealing the white body. Height 6 3/4  in., 17.1 cm Notes: See a related white-glazed ewer... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2015

"Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland" at de Young Museum

 Sir Henry Raeburn, Reverend Robert Walker, Skating on Duddingston Loch, ca.1795. Oil on canvas. Scottish National Gallery. SAN FRANCISCO —The de Young and the Kimbell Art Museum are pleased to announceBotticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, a selection of paintings from Scotland’s premier art collections. The 55 paintings in the exhibition span a period of more than 400 years (1490–1932) and include some of  the greatest holdings of the Scottish National Gallery, Scottish... [Lire la suite]