16 avril 2015

A famille rose ‘Quails and Chrysanthemum’ dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 222. A famille rose ‘Quails and Chrysanthemum’ dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 6 1/4 in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,777 - $10,369). Price Realized HK$112,500 ($14,581). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The interior is delicately painted with a pair of quails standing on a pierced rock amid stalks of chrysanthemum.  Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2015

A large blue and white 'Double-fish and Chime' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 218. A large blue and white 'Double-fish and Chime' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century;29 3/4 in. (74.6 cm.) high . Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,777 - $10,369). Price Realized HK$112,500 ($14,581). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The baluster body is painted on each side with a twin-fish suspending a chime on a dense ground of Indian lotus scroll, the trumpet neck with two lotus blooms each enclosing a Shou medallion, separated by a pair of underglaze-blue handles in the form of kui phoenix. The... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

A blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

A blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,777 - $10,369). Price Realized HK$187,500 ($24,302). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The globular body and waisted neck are decorated in gilt reserved on a rich blue ground with variously decorated medallions set between a petal-lappet border at the foot, a band of flower scroll and Shou characters on the shoulder, and ruyi and key-fret bands at the neck. 15... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

A blue and white 'Mythical animal' cup, Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 215. A blue and white 'Mythical animal' cup, Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle in underglaze blue and of the period  (1522-1566); 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,777 - $10,369). Price Realized HK$187,500 ($24,302). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cup is painted on the exterior with three mythical animals galloping above rolling waves crashing against jagged mountains, separated by cloud scrolls. The interior is decorated with a medallion depicting a mountain... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

Rachel Ruysch, Still life of flowers with a nosegay of roses, marigolds, larkspur, a bumblebee and other insects

Rachel Ruysch (The Hague 1664 - 1750 Amsterdam), Still life of flowers with a nosegay of roses, marigolds, larkspur, a bumblebee and other insects. signed and dated on the ledge, lower right: Rachel Ruysch / 1695; oil on canvas;12 5/8  by 10 1/8  in.; 32 by 25.8 cm. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD (355,733 - 533,599 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of H.R.H. Princess Arthur of Connaught (1891-1959), Duchess of Fife, London (her label... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

Balthasar van der Ast, Roses with a butterfly and a grasshopper, together with forget-me-nots, primroses and a sand lizard on a

Balthasar van der Ast (Middelburg 1593/94 - 1657 Delft), Roses with a butterfly and a grasshopper, together with forget-me-nots, primroses and a sand lizard on a stone ledge. signed bottom center and right, along the ledge: .B van der. / .ast.; oil on panel; 6 3/8 by 6 7/8 in.; 16.2 by 17.7 cm. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD (355,733 - 533,599 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Possibly with Schaeffer Galleries, New York (according to an old inscription on the... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2015

Balthasar van der Ast, Flower bouquet on a ledge, together with a shell and a grasshopper, a panoramic landscape beyond

Balthasar van der Ast (Middelburg 1593/94 - 1657 Delft), Flower bouquet on a ledge, together with a shell and a grasshopper, a panoramic landscape beyond. Signed lower left .vander.ast.f. and dated lower right:  1624; oil on copper; 5 1/4  by 4 in.; 13.3 by 10.2 cm. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 USD (533,599 - 711,465 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Provenance: Anonymous sale ("The Property of a Lady"), London, Christie's, 10 July 1981, lot 7;David Koetser, 1985. ... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

Four colored rings at Christie's, 14 April 2015, New York

Four colored rings at Christie's, 14 April 2015, New York. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 A Morganite and Diamond Ring by Cartier. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $56,250. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Set with a rectangular-cut morganite, flanked on either side by a fancy-shaped diamond, mounted in platinum, in a Cartier red leather case. Signed Cartier, no. 01-73051 A Yellow Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate $15,000 - $20,000. Price Realized $35,000. Photo Christie's Image... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

A large amber-glazed vase, Sui dynasty (581–618)

Lot 7. A large amber-glazed vase, Sui dynasty (581–618); 45cm., 17 3/4 in.  Estimate 67,825 - 94,955 EUR. Lot sold 269,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the globular body rising from a tall spreading foot to stepped shoulders, surmounted by a trumpet neck flaring at the rim, the exterior applied with bands of moulded animal masks suspending mock rings and seated spirits, interspersed between stylized palmettes and single lotus lappets, all above a band of lappets, the neck encircled by raised... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

A sancai-glazed basin, Tang dynasty

Lot 6. A sancai-glazed basin, Tang dynasty;  21.5cm., 8 1/2 in. Estimate 4,070 - 5,426 EUR. Lot sold 16,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the curved sides rising from a flat base, decorated to the interior in ochre and green splashes with a six-petalled flowerhead, all reserved on an ochre-glazed ground running over the rim and stopping unevenly around the exterior, the base unglazed, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2. Sotheby's. The Soul of Japanese Aesthetics – The Tsuneichi Inoue... [Lire la suite]
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