18 août 2016

A small brown-glazed ewer, Tang Dynasty-Five Dynasties

Lot 110. A small brown-glazed ewer, Tang Dynasty-Five Dynasties. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the globular body rising from a splayed foot to a compressed neck and flaring rim, set to one side with a short spout and to the other with a double-stranded loop handle, covered overall with a mottled dark-brown glaze stopping irregularly above the foot to reveal the buff stoneware body. Height 4 5/8  in., 11.7 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2016

A rare resist-decorated 'Jizhou' 'Phoenix' meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 109. A rare resist-decorated 'Jizhou' 'Phoenix' meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty; Height 11 3/4  in., 29 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's the gently flaring body rising from a slightly spreading foot to the rounded shoulder and narrow waisted neck with lipped rim, finely resist-decorated around the exterior with two pairs of confronted phoenix, the male bird to the left descending and the female to the right ascending, each pair divided by swirling cloud scrolls,... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

A rare 'Ding-type' russet-splashed 'partridge feather' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 108. A rare 'Ding-type' russet-splashed 'partridge feather' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's well potted, with gently rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, the interior covered with a lustrous black-brown glaze, thinning to a caramel-brown at the rim and applied with russet 'partridge feather' streaks, the exterior covered in a purplish-brown glaze and applied on one side with an iron-oxide slip to form a russet... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

A rare persimmon-glazed 'Ding'-type mallow-form dish, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 107. A rare persimmon-glazed 'Ding'-type mallow-form dish, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's thinly potted, rising from a short straight foot, the angled sides flaring slightly to a petal-edged rim divided by six notches, covered overall with a lustrous rust-brown glaze thinning at the rim, stopping unevenly above the unglazed foot, Japanese wood box (3). Diameter 6 7/8  in., 17.4 cm Provenance: Collection of Harry Nail.Collection of Hans... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

A persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 106. A persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the bulbous body rising from flat foot and countersunk base to an angled shoulder and lipped rim, covered overall in a russet-brown glaze stopping neatly around the foot to reveal the buff-gray body. Height 5 1/2  in., 11.9 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM
18 août 2016

A persimmon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 105. A persimmon-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's rising from a slightly splayed foot with gently rounded sides and a straight rim, covered overall with a lustrous russet glaze stopping neatly around the foot to expose the pale gray body, the rim bound in gilt metal. Diameter 6 in., 15.1 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM

18 août 2016

A 'Jian' 'hare's fur' 'temmoku' tea bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 104. A 'Jian' 'hare's fur' 'temmoku' tea bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's solidly potted with deep rounded sides rising from an evenly shaped, shallow foot, with a groove below the lip, covered inside and out with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze finely streaked with iridescent 'hare's fur' markings that stop irregularly above the foot exposing the chocolate-brown body, the rim bound in white metal, later... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

A white 'Xing'-type stoneware ewer, Five dynasties, 10th century

Lot 103. A white 'Xing'-type stoneware ewer, Five dynasties, 10th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's well potted, the ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a narrow trumpet neck and flared rim, set to one side with a tied triple-stranded strap handle and to the other with a short tapered spout, covered overall with a translucent glaze of creamy white pooling to a pale bluish tone, stopping unevenly above the unglazed foot to reveal the white body - Height 8 in., 20.5 cm ... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

Andy Warhol photographs available for immediate purchase on artnet Auctions

Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Andy Warhol and Male Model, 1982. Gelatin silver print. Overall Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.32 x 25.4 cm). Acquire Now: 14,400 USD. NEW YORK, NY.- Andy Warhol Photographs, an exciting opportunity to immediately purchase photographs by Pop Art legend Andy Warhol is live on artnet Auctions. American Pop art icon Andy Warhol (1928–1987) was known for taking photographic portraits of his many friends in and outside of the art world. The photographic medium was critical to Warhol’s artistic... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

A glazed white stoneware cup, Sui-Early Tang Dynasty, 7th century

Lot 102. A glazed white stoneware cup, Sui-Early Tang Dynasty, 7th century; Diameter 3 3/8  in., 8.6 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 16,250. Photo Sotheby's thinly potted of deep U-shape, supported on a low flaring solid foot, covered overall in a transparent glaze suffused with crackles, pooling to shades of green to the interior and around the foot, stopping neatly above the foot to reveal the white body. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM