22 juin 2015

A copper red glazed deep dish, Qianlong six-character mark and of the period

A copper red glazed deep dish, Qianlong six-character mark and of the period. Estimate US$2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,600). Photo: Bonhams. Its wide curving well and exterior walls covered with a dark raspberry red wash that thins along the rim to expose the white body beneath a colorless glaze covering all surfaces except the foot pad and of faint greenish tinge across the recessed base centered with the mark in underglaze blue seal script. 6 3/8in (16.1cm) diameter Bonhams. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART... [Lire la suite]

22 juin 2015

A pair of blue glazed bottle vases with gilt medallion decorations, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of blue glazed bottle vases with gilt medallion decorations, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Estimate US$4,000 - 6,000 (€3,500 - 5,300). Photo: Bonhams. The medallions scattered across the waisted necks and globular bodies including auspicious characters, plants, animals and emblems while shou-characters alternate with composite lotus and leaf sprays within the raised borders on the neck, the powder blue ground also applied on the interior neck and within the tall recessed base where the... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2015

A rare anhua-decorated white bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

A rare anhua-decorated white bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period. Estimate US$4,000 - 6,000 (€3,500 - 5,300). Photo: Bonhams. Finely finished with a wide curving well raised on a tall, tapered foot, the exterior walls delicately incised with two dragons chasing a flaming pearl, the deeply recessed base displaying the mark in underglaze blue regular script and all surfaces except the narrow foot pad covered with the lustrous, celadon-tinged glaze. 6 1/4in (15.8cm) diameter Provenance: by... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2015

A small crackle-glazed tripod censer, 18th century

A small crackle-glazed tripod censer, 18th century. Estimate US$8,000 - 12,000 (€7,100 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. Constructed with a pair of rectangular lug handles on the thick rim extending over a waisted neck and a compressed globular body raised on three short feet, the remains of spur marks on the interior and the flat base visible within the glaze layer of pale creamy-brown hue filled with a dense web of russet-stained craze lines, the glaze covering all surfaces except the foot pads where the gray body is... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2015

A stellar line-up of outstanding works to be offered at Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art sale

Kazimir Malevich (1879-1935), Suprematism, 18th Construction. Oil on canvas, 53 by 53cm. Painted in 1915. Estimate £20,000,000-30,000,000 ($30,618,000 — 45,927,000). Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Leading the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening sale is one of the most important paintings by Kazimir Malevich to ever appear at auction. Suprematism, 18th Construction, a highlight of the critically acclaimed recent Tate retrospective in London, is appearing at auction for the first time, a century after it was... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2015

A blue and white porcelain meiping with birds on branch, Wang Bu (1896-1968), with two seals

A blue and white porcelain meiping with birds on branch, Wang Bu (1896-1968), with two seals, 1920-1935. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo: Bonhams. Carefully potted with a rolled rim to the short neck and a body of elongated pear form spreading outward above the foot, painted in well-controlled shades of cobalt with two chicks resting on gnarled tree branches that extend from the neck to the foot, the seal Wang Bu in seal script written to the lower right of the branches and... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2015

A pair of blue and white dragon-decorated dishes, Daoguang six-character marks and of the period

A pair of blue and white dragon-decorated dishes, Daoguang six-character marks and of the period. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo: Bonhams. Each molded with a flared rim to the curving well centered with a roundel of a dragon chasing a flaming pearl and two other dragons in the same pursuit encircling the exterior walls, the mark in seal script centering the shallow recessed base and all surfaces except the foot pad covered with a celadon-tinged glaze. 6 5/8in (16.7cm) diameters ... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2015

A blue and white porcelain dragon dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A blue and white porcelain dragon dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500 (€1,300 - 2,200). Photo: Bonhams. Its wide curving well painted in shades of cobalt wash and outline with a dragon vigorously pursuing a flaming pearl amid cloud scrolls that continue on the exterior walls, the mark on the recessed base written in regular script within a double ring and all surfaces except the foot pad covered with a celadon-tinged glaze. 7 7/8in (20cm) diameter Note: A similarly... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2015

The Weiss Gallery to offer a remarkable collection of seven portraits by Frans Pourbus

Frans Pourbus the Younger (1569 – 1622), Elisabeth of France, (1602 – 1644), later Isabelle, Queen of Spain. Oil on unlined canvas: 21 ¼ x 18 ¼ in. (54 x 46.5 cm.) Painted circa 1612. (LONDON).- During London Art Week, 3 - 10 July 2015, a celebration of the exceptional and unparalleled expertise available within the galleries of Mayfair and St. James’s, The Weiss Gallery, 59 Jermyn Street will exhibit two distinct groups of work. The first is a remarkable collection of seven portraits by Frans Pourbus the Younger that... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2015

A pink overlay milky white glass hexagonal vase and matching stand, Qianlong mark, 18th-19th century

A pink overlay milky white glass hexagonal vase and matching stand, Qianlong mark, 18th-19th century. Estimate : US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,500 - 5,300). Photo Bonhams. Of gently tapering hexagonal form, its slightly spreading neck and rounded shoulder encased with a band of vertical plantain leaves, the sides decorated with six conforming panels with arched tops framing images of a pine tree, bamboo, and a blooming prunus tree and separated by identically carved chilong, the lower section of the panels concealed by a border... [Lire la suite]