17 août 2016

An iron-red, yellow and green-enameled vase, meiping, 17th century

Lot 828. An iron-red, yellow and green-enameled vase, meiping, 17th century. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is decorated on one side with a courtier flanked by two attendants, beside an immortal holding a scepter standing on billowing clouds, and on the reverse with a lady seated in a garden beside a rabbit on further clouds, all above a band of boys amidst lotus scroll on the waisted lower section. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Jiajing mark. 9 7/8 in.... [Lire la suite]

17 août 2016

A Cizhou-type polychrome-decorated baluster vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 827. A Cizhou-type polychrome-decorated baluster vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The wide body is decorated with three shaped panels enclosing figures in a riverscape, above a continuous band of qilingalloping on roiling waves, and beneath a band of leafy lotus scroll encircling the shoulder. 13 1/8 in. (33.2 cm.) high Provenance: Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

Joris van Son (1623 Antwerp - 1677), Still life with tray of fruit, crayfish and oysters

Joris van Son (1623 Antwerp - 1677), Still life with tray of fruit, crayfish and oysters. Oil on canvas. Relined. 49 x 65 cm. Photo Hampel Signed lower left.  Joris van Son what one of the most talented followers of Jan Davidsz. de Heem. Just as his master, he Specialised in still lifes with fruit, flowers, crustaceans and manyother typical motifs of Flemish and Dutch painting banquet. The choice and arrangement of the objects in the present signed work is very typical for van Son.... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

Cornelis Jansz de Heem, Still life with fruit, oysters and a roman goblet

Cornelis Jansz de Heem (1631 Leiden - 1695 Antwerp), Still life with fruit, oysters and a roman goblet. Oil on canvas. Relined. 78 x 65.5 cm. Photo Hampel Lot 188. Estimate: € 40000-60000 According to the previous owner the authenticity of the painting was confirmed by Fred Meijer.  The son of Jan Davidsz. de Heem - a key figure of 17th century Flemish still life painitng - Cornelis de Heem trained with his father and was a brilliant and worthy artistic successor. Cornelis largely adopted his... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

A pair of massive fahua jardinières, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 828. A pair of massive fahua jardinières, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each is decorated in thread-relief outline with various blossoming flowers. The decoration is glazed in subtle tones of aubergine and white against a rich turquoise ground. Each is fitted with a metal liner. 33 ½ in. (85 cm.) diam., wood stands Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher (d. 1917) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

A fahua vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century.

Lot 825. A fahua vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The robustly potted, broad-shouldered, tapering body is decorated in relief with beaded chains suspending monster masks above figures in a mountainous landscape, and below a large ruyi collar on the shoulder. The relief decoration is highlighted in turquoise, green and cream glaze against a mottled dark aubergine ground. 10 ¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high Provenance: John D.... [Lire la suite]

17 août 2016

A large fahua reticulated jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 824. A large fahua reticulated jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The reticulated jar is decorated around the mid-section with a continuous scene of scholars in a landscape amidst pines and clouds, above a band of petal lappets encircling the foot and below a band of peonies on the shoulder, and with vaporous clouds on the waisted neck. The cover is decorated with flower sprays beneath a biscuit finial of a seated sage. 17 ½ in.... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

A fahua reticulated double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 823. A fahua reticulated double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The lower and upper body are decorated with scholars at various pursuits amidst clouds and pine trees against a pierced ground, with ruyi heads at the waist, and petal-lappet borders at the mouth and foot. The decoration is glazed in turquoise, yellow and white against a rich aubergine ground. 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high Provenance: Ralph M. Chait,... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2016

Napolitan master of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life

Napolitan master of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life. Oil on canvas. Relined.  45 x 57 cm. Photo Hampel Lot 137. Estimate: € 2000-4000   Memento mori representation, in which the items of transience are addressed as skulls and bones on a book, behind a concave mirror, in which the interior of the artists' studios will be seen by seen from the back of the easel. Right nightlight, hourglass and conch shell with dried red poppies. Top left trompe l'oeil painted by way of glued paper.  ... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 20:22 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,
17 août 2016

Edwaert Collier, Still life with peaches, lemon, grapes, bread and wine bottle next to a half-filled wine glass and a knife ...

Edwaert Collier, also called Edwaert Colyer (1640 Breda - London 1708), Still life with peaches, lemon, grapes, bread and wine bottle next to a half-filled wine glass and a knife with a silver handle on the table edge, 1699. Oil on canvas. 62.5 x 73 cm.  In the lower area in great prominence signed "E. Collier fecit / 1699 ". Lot 106. Estimate: € 3000-5000 Note: Member of the Guild of St. Luke in Leiden from 1673. His paintings are in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Begijnhof,... [Lire la suite]