16 mars 2015

Back on the Collection of Barbara Taylor Bradford at Bonhams, 5 Dec 2013

A magnificent 14.07 carats diamond single-stone ring, by David Morris. Estimated £330,000-£460,000. Sold for £446,500 (€626,139). Photo Bonhams The cushion-shaped diamond, weighing 14.07 carats, within an architectural scrolling mount of brilliant-cut diamonds in micro-pavé settings, signed David Morris, ring size O, maker's case Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that the diamond is G colour, VS1 clarity. Report number 1152466968, dated 21 May 2013. "'When you wear this, you don't need any other... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2015

A Jianyao 'hare’s fur' tea bowl, Song Dynasty, 12th-13th century

A Jianyao 'hare’s fur' tea bowl, Song Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $20,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The deep, conical body is covered on the interior and exterior with a lustrous black glaze finely streaked with 'hare’s fur’ markings thinning to russet brown at the rim and pooling above the neatly cut foot rim to reveal the coarse ware fired to a dark brown color. 5 in. (12.4 cm.) diam., box  Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

A Cizhou-type white-rimmed blackish-brown-glazed conical bowl, Song Dynasty, 11th-12th century

A Cizhou-type white-rimmed blackish-brown-glazed conical bowl, Song Dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate $15,000 - $20,000. Price Realized $17,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl has shallow, flared sides covered inside and out with a blackish-brown glaze ending in a neat line at the edge of the white border at the rim. 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diameter, box Provenance: Mathias Komor, New York, December 1943.Myron S. Falk, Jr. Collection, no. 111.The Falk Collection Part I; Christie's New York, 20... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

A rare pair of Yaozhou 'persimmon'-glazed jars, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

A rare pair of Yaozhou 'persimmon'-glazed jars, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate $15,000 – $25,000. Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each high-shouldered, tapering jar has a short neck with lipped rim, and is covered overall with a persimmon-brown glaze. 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high, box Provenance: Sotheby's London, 7 December 1993, lot 166. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
16 mars 2015

A rare large Cizhou painted 'Tiger' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

A rare large Cizhou painted 'Tiger' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $27,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The pillow is potted in the form of a recumbent tiger resting its head on its front paws, the stripes and details are painted in brown on a white slip, as is the scene of a scholar reclining on a promontory staring up at the overhanging pine tree underneath a full moon which is painted on the canted top, all under a clear glaze. 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) wide,... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2015

A rare yellow-glazed marbled pottery tripod dish, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

A rare yellow-glazed marbled pottery tripod dish, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907). Estimate $15,000 - $20,000. Price Realized $21,250 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The shallow, white and reddish-brown marbled pottery dish has an everted rim with thickened edge, is supported on three plain pottery feet, and is covered in a yellow glaze which continues over the sides to partially cover the underside. 5 ¼ in. (13.5 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box Provenance: Collection of Fujio Koyama (1900-1975), Director... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2015

A rare yellow-glazed marbled pottery cup, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

A rare yellow-glazed marbled pottery cup, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907). Estimate $9,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $11,250. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cup has a deep, rounded body that tapers from a bow-string band to the small flared foot and rises to the everted rim, with a loop handle to one side. The marbled white and red ware is covered with a transparent glaze of yellow color. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high, Japanese wood box Provenance: In Japan prior to 1976. Literature: Chugoku bijitsu ten -... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2015

'Raphaël, Titien et Michel-Ange. Dessins italiens du Städel Museum de Francfort (1430-1600)' à la Fondation Custodia

Raphaël, Titien et Michel-Ange : Affiche. PARIS - La Fondation Custodia présente à Paris une sélection de l'exceptionnel ensemble de dessins des maîtres italiens de la Renaissance du Städel Museum de Francfort. Durant trois mois ce printemps, le public pourra admirer près de 90 chefs-d’œuvre des XVe et XVIe siècles de Raphaël, Titien, Michel-Ange, ou encore du Corrège, qui seront exposés dans les salles de l’hôtel Lévis-Mirepoix au 121 rue de Lille à Paris.  Présenter au public français le meilleur de l’art du dessin est... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

A large blue and white tripod censer, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing-Wanli period (1522-1619)

A large blue and white tripod censer, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing-Wanli period (1522-1619). Estimate $18,000 – $25,000. Unsold . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The compressed body is raised on three short feet which issue from the mouths of monster masks, and is decorated around the sides with a continuous scene of scholars and boys in a garden setting below floral sprays on the waisted neck, and a band of hachured chevron-pattern on the interior of the angled rim. 13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) diam. Christie's. FINE... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2015

A small blue and white 'Qilin' ewer, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

A small blue and white 'Qilin' ewer, Ming Dynasty, 16th century. Estimate $10,000 – $12,000. Unsold . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The ewer is painted in cobalt of inky-blue tones with a bud-shaped cartouche on each side of the pear-shaped body, each depicting a qilin pursuing a flaming pearl, one raising its head while the other turns its head over its back. The neck is decorated with upright plantain leaves above ribbon-tied lozenges. The handle is painted with further lozenges, which are repeated on... [Lire la suite]
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