26 octobre 2016

Un pot à chaux et une pipe à eau, Vietnam, dynastie des Lê, 17°siècle et Chine du Sud pour le Vietnam, Qing, 18°siècle

Lot 43. Un pot à chaux et une pipe à eau, Vietnam, dynastie des Lê, 17°siècle et Chine du Sud pour le Vietnam, Qing, 18°siècle. Estimation : 150 € / 200 €. Invendu. Photo Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Grès porcelaineux, H. 12,5 cm (pot à chaux) – 10 cm (pipe à eau) Pot à chaux à couverte verte et brune, à décor de feuilles incisé, provenant des fours de Quảng Đức (17e siècle). Pipe à eau en monochrome bleu, fabriquée par les fours du Sud de la Chine pour le Vietnam. Monture en cuivre vietnamienne.  ... [Lire la suite]

26 octobre 2016

Acquavella Galleries opens exhibition of works by Spanish artist Miquel Barceló

Miquel Barceló, Ram, 2014. Ceramic, 34 7/8 x 19 1/2 x 12 5/8 inches (88.5 x 49.5 x 32 cm). Art © 2014 Miquel Barceló / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris NEW YORK, NY.- Acquavella Galleries presents an exhibition of new works by acclaimed Spanish artist Miquel Barceló. This is the artist's second exhibition at the gallery, and features two new series of paintings and a selection of new ceramic works. The exhibition is on view from October 27 to December 9, 2016 at 18 East 79th... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2016

Italian Baroque masterpiece comes to the Frick

Guido Cagnacci (1601–1663), The Repentant Magdalene, ca. 1660−63, oil on canvas, 90 1/4 x 104 3/4 inches, Norton Simon Art Foundation, Pasadena, California. NEW YORK, NY.- Guido Cagnacci was one of the most eccentric painters of seventeenth-century Italy, infamous for his unconventional art and lifestyle. His works, mostly religious in subject, are known for their unabashed, often unsettling eroticism, and his biography is no less intriguing. Though his pictorial style was influenced by some of the most important Italian... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2016

Stem Cup, Period of Tibetan Empire, 7th–9th century, China (Xinjiang Autonomous Region, Central Asia)

Stem Cup, Period of Tibetan Empire, 7th–9th century, China (Xinjiang Autonomous Region, Central Asia). Gold with repoussé decoration. H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Diam. of mouth 2 3/4 in. (7 cm). Purchase, 2001 Benefit Fund, 2002; 2002.19. © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The intertwined vine with its curled leaves is reminiscent of Sogdian imagery and motifs found in Gandharan Dionysian reliefs. The twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac are placed in rectangular frames beneath the cup rim.
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