17 octobre 2015

Panneau composé de neuf carreaux de revêtement, Syrie, Damas, art ottoman, seconde moitié du XVIIème siècle

Panneau composé de neuf carreaux de revêtement, Syrie, Damas, art ottoman, seconde moitié du XVIIème siècle. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's de forme carrée, en céramique siliceuse à décor peint en bleu et bleu turquoise sur un fond d'engobe blanc, orné de trois arcatures meublées d'un bouquet d'oeillets dans un vase, surmonté d'un cartouche inscrit en arabe, flanqué de lampes suspendues, l'ensemble sur fond inscrit du nom d'Allah, le prophète et ses compagnons, dans un encadrement en... [Lire la suite]

17 octobre 2015

Grand plat Iznik, Turquie, art ottoman, vers 1575

Grand plat Iznik, Turquie, art ottoman, vers 1575. Estimation 25,000 — 30,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's de forme creuse, le marli chantourné, en céramique siliceuse à décor peint en polychromie sur un fond d'engobe blanc, sous une glaçure transparente, orné d'un bouquet composé d'une tulipe, de pivoines, églantines et jacinthes, le marli à motifs de vagues et rochers, bleu et noir, le revers à motifs de rosettes alternant avec des bouquets de tulipes, un oiseau ciselé sur l'aile, probablement la marque d'un potier... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2015

Paintings, sculpture and manuscripts from the Mogao Caves on view at Princeton University Art Museum

Mogao Caves near Dunhuang, China. PRINCETON, NJ.- Since their creation over 1,500 years ago, the Mogao Caves, located on the outskirts of the city of Dunhuang in northwestern China, continue to narrate the history of religious art – Buddhist, Daoist and other religions – and connect the Eastern and Western worlds through their once central location at the gateway to the Silk Road. This fall, the caves come to Princeton through a time capsule of objects dating from A.D. 270 to the 1960s. Sacred Caves of the Silk Road: Ways of... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2015

A group of seven blanc-de-chine scholars objects, Kangxi period

A group of seven blanc-de-chine scholars objects, Kangxi period. Estimate £1,200 - 1,500 (€1,600 - 2,000). Photo Bonhams Comprising: A small stem cup with applied prunus decoration; a pair of toad-form water pots; a rectangular joss-stick holder with moulded scrolling motifs, crowned with two Buddhistic lions; a small model of a qilin; a pair of brush holders formed as fishermen reclining on their fish baskets. The joss-stick holder: 9.5cm (3 3/4in) wide (7). Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2015

A pair of blanc-de-chine figures of Guanyin, Kangxi period

A pair of blanc-de-chine figures of Guanyin, Kangxi period. Estimate £500 - 700 (€680 - 950). Photo Bonhams Each modelled as the Bodhisattva of Mercy seated at ease, clad in long robes and with a hood covering the high chignon, the chest with jewels, the left hand holding a scroll, traces of European lacquer embellishment. Each: 18.2cm (7 1/8in) high (2). Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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17 octobre 2015

A blanc-de-chine figure of Guanyin, 18th century

A blanc-de-chine figure of Guanyin, 18th century. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,400 - 2,000). Photo Bonhams The Bodhisattva of Mercy seated in royal ease, clad in a long flowing robes that gather about her bare feet, the serene face with downcast eyes, below a coiled chignon and shawl, with tied tresses falling round the shoulders, flanking the pectoral plaque at the chest. 21cm (8 1/4in) high Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE

17 octobre 2015

A Dehua figure of a dignitary, 17th century

A Dehua figure of a dignitary, 17th century. Estimate £500 - 700 (€680 - 950). Photo Bonhams The figure seated on a low throne, wearing voluminous robes, the hands folded on the lap with a single finger protruding, the bearded face with downcast eyes, the head crowned with a flapped hat with tassels. 21cm (8 1/4in) high  Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE  
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17 octobre 2015

A magnificent Dehua figure of Guanyin, attributed to Hui Jiang, 17th century

A magnificent Dehua figure of Guanyin, attributed to Hui Jiang, 17th century. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,600). Photo Bonhams The Goddess of Mercy modelled kneeling on a tall rockwork plinth, the body draped in long cascading robes opening at the chest to reveal a pendant, the hair coiled up into a chignon and fastened with a tiara and hairpin, the serene face with a small urna and peaceful, downcast eyes, the left hand holding a small scroll, wood stand, fitted box. 32cm (12 5/8in) high (3). ... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2015

Vilhelm Hammershøi's 19th-and 20th-century masterpieces on view at Scandinavia House

Vilhelm Hammershøi, Interior in Strandgade, Sunlight on the Floor, 1901. Oil on canvas, 18 1/3 x 20 1/2 in. (46.5 x 52 cm). Statens Museum for Kunst, smk.dk.  NEW YORK, NY.- Painting Tranquility: Masterworks by Vilhelm Hammershøi from SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark, an exhibition of masterpieces by celebrated Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916), opens at Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America, in New York City, on October 17, 2015. The selection of 24 paintings examines the practice of an... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2015

A blue and white 'three friends' dish, Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period

A blue and white 'three friends' dish, Chenghua six-character mark, Kangxi period. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,100 - 1,600). Photo Bonhams Painted with a planter containing blossoming prunus, bamboo and pine beside two smaller jardinieres of flowering plants, the exterior with further branches comprising The Three Friends. 20cm (7.7/8in) diam.. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 9 Nov 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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