02 mars 2016

A purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan Dynasty  

Lot 255. A purple-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan Dynasty. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot, covered overall in a thick pale blue glaze, transmuting to a single bold crimson splash on the interior, the rich purple glaze covering two thirds of the exterior, thinning to a buff tone at the rim and stopping short of the foot to reveal the dark brown body. Diameter 7 3/8  in., 18.7 cm Property from the collection of John F. Lewis, Jr. ... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2016

A lavender-blue 'Jun' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty

Lot 220. A lavender-blue 'Jun' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. thickly potted with deep, gently rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, applied overall with a rich lavender-blue glaze, thinning at the rims to a mushroom color, stopping unevenly around the foot revealing the pale orange body, Japanese wood box (3). Diameter 3 3/4  in., 9.5 cm Property from the collection of David and Nayda Utterberg Provenance: Christie's New York, 2nd December... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2016

After Chen Mei (circa 1694-1745), Ladies in a Garden

Lot 8130. After Chen Mei (circa 1694-1745), Ladies in a Garden. Estimate US$8,000 - 12,000 (€7,400 - 11,000). Photo Bonhams. Eight panels, mounted for framing, ink and color on silk, one panel bearing a signature of Chen Mei. 90 x 18 1/4in (228.6 x 46.3cm), each panel Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART, 11:00 EDT - NEW YORK
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02 mars 2016

An Imperial Party at a Lakeside Palace, 18th-19th century

Lot 8128. An Imperial Party at a Lakeside Palace, 18th-19th century. Estimate US$10,000 - 15,000 (€9,200 - 14,000). Photo Bonhams. Horizontal handscroll, mounted for framing, ink and color on silk, unsigned. 19 1/2 x 81 1/2in (50 x 207cm) Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART, 11:00 EDT - NEW YORK
02 mars 2016

After Dong Bangda, Falcon Perched in a Garden, 18th century

Lot 8129. After Dong Bangda, Falcon Perched in a Garden, 18th century. Estimate US$10,000 - 15,000 (€9,200 - 14,000). Photo Bonhams. Hanging scroll, now mounted, framed and glazed, ink and color on paper, bearing a signature reading chen Dong Bangda gong hui. 50 1/4 x 24 1/2in (128 x 61.5cm) Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART, 11:00 EDT - NEW YORK
02 mars 2016

A fine cinnabar lacquer square brushpot, bitong, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

Lot 8144. A fine cinnabar lacquer square brushpot, bitong, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period. Estimate US$10,000 - 15,000 (€9,200 - 14,000). Photo Bonhams. Finely incised through deep layers of bright cinnabar lacquer with a continuous landscape scene across the four sides and chamfered corners depicting travelers greeting a farming boy riding a buffalo, a contemplative scholar accompanied by a servant with a qin, a gentleman cooling himself with a fan beside two boys playing and another... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2016

A rare and massive bronze figure of a qilin, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 8101. A rare and massive bronze figure of a qilin, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€18,000 - 28,000). Photo Bonhams. Well cast, the mythical beast sitting in a proud stance, the hind legs bent and front paws stretched forward, it's head tossed back, jaws gaping in a fierce roar, displaying large fangs and an extended tongue, the mouth framed by long, trailing whiskers and large, bulging eyes below a strong brow, with pricked ears and a pair of multi-pronged, curving horns, with a highly... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2016

A rare archaic bronze ritual food vessel, Shi yu, Late Shang dynasty

Lot 8094. A rare archaic bronze ritual food vessel, Shi yu, Late Shang dynasty. Estimate US$ 70,000 - 90,000 (€64,000 - 83,000). Photo Bonhams. The deep bowl finely cast with a band of raised studded bosses above a fine diamond diaper ground, beneath a border comprised of three evenly-spaced animal heads interspersed by archaistic dragon scrolls at neck, the gently splayed foot exhibiting a further three taotie reserved on a leiwen ground, the interior cast with an archaic character Shi. 9 3/4in... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2016

Chinese Textiles: Ten Centuries of Masterpieces from the Met Collection

Detail: Velvet Textile for a Dragon Robe, China, Velvet textile, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 17th century, Silk velvet with weft patterning in silk, metallic thread, and feather, thread, courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, 1987 NEW YORK - This installation, which explores the cultural importance of silk in China, showcases the most important and unusual textiles from the Museum's collection. In addition to three rare pieces dating from the Tang dynasty (618–906), when China served... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2016

Michael C. Hughes LLC at Asia Week New York 2016

A rare massive rock crystal vase and cover, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), (probably 18th century), 10 1/2 inches high x 7 1/2 inches across © Michael C. Hughes LLC Rare Bronze Reliquary. China, Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). Bronze. Height: 9 1/4 inches. © Michael C. Hughes LLC A rare Korean painted gesso and wood figure of a monk. 18th-19th century. Height: 27 inches. © Michael C. Hughes LLC  Michael C. Hughes LLC at Asia Week New York 2016. March... [Lire la suite]