30 août 2016

A turquoise-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 988. A turquoise-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Thickly potted with a compressed, globular body, the vase is covered on the exterior with a crackled turquoise glaze which continues into the interior of the mouth. 15 ¾ in. (40 cm.) high. Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher (d. 1917) Collection.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1917.  Christie's. Collected in America:... [Lire la suite]

30 août 2016

A turquoise-glazed square vase and green and aubergine-glazed stand; the vase 18th century, the stand 18th-19th century

Lot 987. A turquoise-glazed square vase and green and aubergine-glazed stand; the vase 18th century, the stand 18th-19th century. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is covered on the exterior with an iridescent, crackled turquoise glaze and set within European gilt-metal mounts. The waisted stand is supported on slightly incurved legs, and has an apron of interlocking lozenges. The vase and mounts 5 3/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high, the stand 6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) square. ... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2016

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Self-portrait with red beret, circa 1540

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Self-portrait with red beret (Autoritratto con berretto rosso), circa 1540. Oil on paper, 21 × 15.5 cm. Galleria Nazionale di Parma.
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30 août 2016

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror, circa 1523-1524

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror, circa 1523-1524. Oil on poplar wood, diameter: 24.4 cm (9.6 in). Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.
30 août 2016

A large yellow-glazed incised vase, meiping, 18th-19th century

Lot 978. A large yellow-glazed incised vase, meiping, 18th-19th century. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The body is incised with leafy lotus scroll and covered overall in a glaze of mustard-yellow color. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Xuande mark. 14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high. Provenance: Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923.  Literature: Oriental Ceramics, The World's Great... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2016

A rare glazed bowl and cover with cut-out decoration, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 966. A rare glazed bowl and cover with cut-out decoration, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 197,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is finely potted with deep, rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim. The sides are decorated with a delicate cut-out band of flower sprays and covered inside and out with a clear glaze that fills in the cut-out design and ends in a neat line at... [Lire la suite]

30 août 2016

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Portrait Of A Man With A Book, circa 1525-1526

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Portrait Of A Man With A Book, circa 1525-1526. Oil on poplar wood, 67,5 x 53 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. 
30 août 2016

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Portrait Of A Man With A Book

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Portrait Of A Man With A Book. Oil on canvas, 70 x 52 cm. York Art Gallery, York, UK 
30 août 2016

A ruby-pink-enameled ovoid vase, 18th century

Lot 965. A ruby-pink-enameled ovoid vase, 18th century. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase has a broad body that tapers towards the foot and the slightly flared rim, and the exterior is covered in ruby-pink enamel. 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) high. Provenance: Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923.  Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from The Metropolitan... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2016

An unusual ruby-pink-enameled deep bowl, 18th century

Lot 964. An unusual ruby-pink-enameled deep bowl, 18th century. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl has deep, rounded sides that flare towards the gilt rim and is covered inside and out with an enamel of soft crushed-strawberry-red color. 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) high. Provenance: Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923.  Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]