18 octobre 2016

An imperial pale celadon jade 'ziqiang buxi' seal, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 8. An imperial pale celadon jade 'ziqiang buxi' seal, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of square form, surmounted with a ferocious dragon with bulging eyes and flaring nostrils above long curling whiskers, the body, detailed with scales and flowing mane, tightly coiled and crouching on its haunches, with a 'flaming pearl' below its jaws, surrounded by dense cloud scrolls, the seal face deeply and crisply carved with the... [Lire la suite]

18 octobre 2016

A rare copper-red-glazed baluster vase, meiping, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 23. A rare copper-red-glazed baluster vase, meiping,  Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (€11,000 - 17,000). Photo Bonhams. Rising elegantly from a slightly flared foot to high rounded shoulders, surmounted by a waisted neck and rounded mouth rim, the rich liver-red glaze applied evenly, stopping neatly at the white-glazed rim and above the foot ring, wood stand. 23cm (9in) high (2).. Provenance: Gosford Castle Collection, no.126 (label)Walter Thomas Gaze... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2016

A copper-red 'three fish' stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 21. A copper-red 'three fish' stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€6,700 - 8,900). Sold for £ 11,250 (€ 12,833). Photo Bonhams. The shallow bowl with flared rim supported on a tall hollow splayed stem, brightly decorated around the exterior in copper-red glaze on the white ground with three fish, the interior of the stem inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character horizontal mark, the footring left unglazed. 15.5cm (6 1/8in) diam. ... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2016

A copper-red 'three fish' stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 20. A copper-red 'three fish' stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€6,700 - 8,900). Sold for £ 12,500 (€ 14,259). Photo Bonhams. The wide bowl with slightly everted rim supported on a hollow slightly tapered stem, decorated around the exterior in underglaze-red with three fish, the six-character mark in underglaze-blue inside the foot. 15.3cm (6in) diam. Provenance: Walter Thomas Gaze Cooper (1895-1981), and thence by descent. Walter Thomas Gaze... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2016

Dulwich presents first exhibition devoted to the Dutch Master Adriaen van de Velde

Adriaen van de Velde, The beach at Scheveningen, 1658, Oil on canvas © Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister.  LONDON.- In collaboration with the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Dulwich Picture Gallery hosts the first-ever exhibition devoted to the painter and draughtsman Adriaen van de Velde (1636 - 1672), one of the finest landscape artists of the Dutch Golden Age.  Over a career of less than two decades Van de Velde produced a varied body of paintings and drawings that earned him... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2016

Gents Shot Silk Frock Coat, 18th century

  Gents Shot Silk Frock Coat, 18th century. Estimate:  $400 - $600. Sold for: $984. Photo courtesy Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company. Blue-gold silk in a woven pattern of tiny diamonds, having stand collar, deep cuff, shaped pocket flap and self buttons, lined in silk and linen. Ch-38, Sh-15, Slv-24, L-36. (Wear to cuffs, underarms and some edges, missing one button) very good. Fall Couture & Textiles, 10/17/2015 10:00 AM EDT. Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company
18 octobre 2016

Gents silk coat, late 18th century

Lot 579. Gents silk coat, late 18th century. Estimate: $600 - $800. Sold for: $1,045.50. Photo courtesy Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company. Brown faille having stand collar, large squared pocket flap, wide cuff with two-button tab, pleated back with vent, self buttons, linen and silk linings. Ch-42, Sh-17, Slv-23, L-45. (Large, faint watermarks, small light spots, lining stained) excellent.  Fall Couture & Textiles, 10/17/2015 10:00 AM EDT. Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company