24 août 2016

A famille verte ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 884. A famille verte ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 1,200 - USD 1,800 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 One side is decorated with ladies and a scholar in a garden, and the other side with a lady in a cart accompanied by a guard on horseback greeting two soldiers in a rocky landscape, all flanked by the "rattan-wrapped" handle and the curved spout. The cover is decorated with a flower blossom within a key-fret border. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high Provenance : Mary... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A famille verte lobed ewer and a cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 883. A famille verte lobed ewer and a cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The body and spout are molded in imitation of bamboo and decorated with flowering branches and butterflies, beneath the tall handle decorated in imitation of green spotted bamboo. 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high Provenance : Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A famille verte biscuit black-ground reticulated ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 882. A famille verte biscuit black-ground reticulated ewer and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each side has three molded and reticulated panels containing prunus, pine, and bamboo (The Three Friends of Winter), reserved on a black-enameled ground, between lappets below and lotus scroll on the shoulder, all between the fish-form handle and upturned spout. The molded and reticulated cover is decorated with further prunus blossoms. 6... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2016

Boghossian Jewels

Boghossian Jewels. This bracelet is the symbol of grace with these alluring pear-shaped Jadeites hemmed by bright tsavorites garnets and a myriad of diamonds. Boghossian Jewels. A gradient of greens for this cocktail ring, where this graceful Colombian emerald is set into pale green opal and inlaid into chalcedony. Boghossian Jewels. A modern representation of a 'hoop' earring, set with vivid emeralds and white diamonds, overlapping to create a perfect harmony of shapes and colours. Boghossian Jewels. This bracelet is the... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A large famille verte ovoid vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 881. A large famille verte ovoid vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The sides are decorated with shaped panels enclosing ladies, children and cats in garden settings, between two registers of smaller panels of 'antiques', all reserved on a stippled ground painted with butterflies and composite floral blossoms. The neck is decorated with two panels of flower groups on a diaper ground. 17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm.) high Provenance : Ralph M. Chait, no. 7010... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A large famille verte dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 880. A large famille verte dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The interior is decorated with two ladies standing in a garden amidst blossoming prunus, willow and plantain enclosed by a border of peony and shaped panels containing butterflies and katydids all on a diaper grand. The reverse with four flowering branches below a further decorative border. 14 7/8 in. (37.6 cm.) diam. Provenance : John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960) Collection.The... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

A pair of famille verte beaker vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

    Lot 879. A pair of famille verte beaker vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Both vases are decorated with two registers of petal-shaped panels containing flowering branches amidst rock formations and butterflies or groups of antiques, all surrounded by butterflies and flowering branches on a stippled green ground. The base is inscribed with a double circle in underglaze blue.18 7/8 in. (47.9 cm.) high, wood stands Provenance : Parish-Watson... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2016

A famille verte biscuit figure of a daoist immortal, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

    Lot 878. A famille verte biscuit figure of a daoist immortal, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The immortal is shown seated holding a ruyi scepter, and wearing a yellow-glazed robe decorated with scrolling clouds and five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls, worn over a green-glazed robe decorated with cranes and peaches. Together with a famille verte biscuit-glazed model of a throne, Kangxi period (1662-1722),... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2016

Rijksmuseum hosts Lucas van Leyden's masterpiece "The Last Judgement "

 Lucas van Leyden, The Last Judgment (1526-27). Collection Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden. AMSTERDAM.- For the coming two years the Rijksmuseum’s Gallery of Honour is hosting 'The Last Judgement' (1526-27), the sixteenth-century work of genius by Lucas van Leyden. Over the last 450 years the altarpiece has left Leiden for brief periods only twice, which makes its temporary relocation to Amsterdam a historic event. The triptych is without doubt the jewel in the crown of Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden, which is... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2016

artnet and the China Association of Auctioneers announce Global Chinese Art Auction Market Report 2015

Pan Tianshou (1897-1971), Eagle, Rock, and Flora sold for $43 million at China Guardian. NEW YORK, NY.- artnet, in collaboration with the China Association of Auctioneers, has released the fourth edition of itsGlobal Chinese Art Auction Market Report, providing an in-depth look at the auction market for Chinese art in 2015 with the goal of creating a new standard of transparency in the marketplace. Over the past 10 years, the Chinese art market has seen both tremendous growth and volatilities, reaching a size large enough... [Lire la suite]
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