26 avril 2016

Rare Blue and White Stemcup, late 15th-early 16th Century

Rare Blue and White Stemcup, late 15th-early 16th Century. Estimate $4000-6000. Photo iGavel the only blue and white stem cup from this cargo with lotus decoration - height: 4.75 inches - with four hairline cracks, crazed glaze, foot with minor losses, and minor firing faults Provenance: Treasures From the Hoi An Hoard Important Vietnamese Ceramics From a Late 15th/Early 16th Century Cargo October 11-13, 2000 in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Butterfields sale 7130O, Lot #1643; Saga Visal Oxford... [Lire la suite]

26 avril 2016

Vietnamese Underglaze-Blue Box and Cover, late 15th-early 16th Century

Vietnamese Underglaze-Blue Box and Cover, late 15th-early 16th Century. Estimate $1000-1500. Photo iGavel diameter: approximately 6 inches - cover likely associated, with chips, with staining, and discoloration  Provenance: Saga Hoi An Hoard Visal 11007 and 11599 iGavel. Asian Art 
26 avril 2016

Vietnamese Underglaze-Blue Yuhuchun Bottle, late 15th-early 16th Century

Vietnamese Underglaze-Blue Yuhuchun Bottle, late 15th-early 16th Century. Estimate $4000-6000. Photo iGavel height: 9.875 inches - with small kiln adhesion to the side, slight staining in mouth, minor chips to foot Provenance! Treasures From the Hoi An Hoard Important Vietnamese Ceramics From a Late 15th/Early 16th Century Cargo October 11-13, 2000 in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Butterfields sale 7130O, Lot #215; Saga Visal Oxford U 6638 VN99 CCW iGavel. Asian Art  
26 avril 2016

Fine Vietnamese Double Gourd Spouted Bottle, late 15th-early 16th Century

Fine Vietnamese Double Gourd Spouted Bottle, late 15th-early 16th Century. Estimate $4000-6000. Photo iGavel height: 6.875 inches - with kiln residue near mouth, very slight staining Provenance: Treasures From the Hoi An Hoard Important Vietnamese Ceramics From a Late 15th/Early 16th Century Cargo October 11, 2000 in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Butterfields sale 71300, Lot #192; Saga Hoi An Hoard Visal 3885 iGavel. Asian Art 
26 avril 2016

Magnificent Jewels Including Superb Jewels from the Collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen at Christie's Geneva

Lot 224. The Oriental Sunrise. A Unique and Rare Pair of Diamond and Coloured Diamond Earrings. Estimate CHF9,500,000 – CHF12,500,000 ($9,756,757 - $12,837,838). Price realised CHF 11,365,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 GENEVA – On May 18, Christie’s will hold its Spring auction of Magnificent Jewels at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues. More than 280 lots estimated in excess of CHF 110 million will be offered in Geneva, including the spectacular Oppenheimer Blue diamond and the Superb... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2016

"La Terre, le Feu, l'Esprit". Chefs-d’œuvre de la céramique coréenne au Grand Palais du 27 avril au 20 juin 2016

La Terre, le Feu, l'Esprit : Affiche. © Affiche Rmn-Grand Palais, Paris 2016 PARIS - Si la céramique est créée à l’aide de terre et de feu dans le monde entier, son style et ses caractéristiques varient grandement d’une région à l’autre. La céramique coréenne incarne à merveille le caractère unique de la Corée et l’esprit du pays. Elle est un domaine artistique à part entière. Cette exposition présente de nombreux chefs-d’œuvre de la collection du National Museum of Korea, dont bon nombre ont été officiellement désignés... [Lire la suite]