08 mars 2017

Dickinson Gallery announces highlights to be presented at TEFAF Maastricht 2017

 Lucas Cranach the Elder, Judith with the Head of Holofernes, 1530. Signed lower right with the artist's winged serpent device. Oil on panel, 37,2 x 25 cm (14 2/3 x 9 7/8 in.) NEW YORK, NY.- For TEFAF Maastricht 2017, Dickinson Gallery will showcase a range of Old Master, Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary paintings, sculptures and works on paper, many of which have not been seen on the international art market in decades. Among the highlights are a rare Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Lucas Cranach... [Lire la suite]

08 mars 2017

A small blue and white 'Dragon' bowl, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620)

Lot 661. A small blue and white 'Dragon' bowl, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620). Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. ethe rounded sides rising to an everted rim, painted to the center with a striding frontal dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', below a band of flying phoenix divided by stylized clouds, the exterior with an undulating leafy peony scroll, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Diameter 3 5/8  in., 9.2 cm  Provenance: Collection... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

Two blue and white 'Scholar' dishes, late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 661. Two blue and white 'Scholar' dishes, late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. each with shallow, rounded sides, painted with a central medallion enclosing a sage in a landscape with an overhanging pine tree and rocks in the foreground, a diaper pattern encircling the rim, the undersides with birds perched on fruiting peach branches, the base with an apocryphal Zhengde mark (2). Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm  Provenance: Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

A rare blue and white water vessel, Ming Dynasty, Late 15th-Early 16th century

Lot 660. A rare blue and white water vessel, Ming Dynasty, Late 15th-Early 16th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body molded at the widest point with two raised horizontal ribs, with further ribs to the shoulder rising to a deep bowl-shaped mouth, the inside of the neck with a reticulated filter, the body densely painted with broad bands of lotus and peony scrolls, with a band of lappets at the foot, and the waisted neck with segmented florets, all divided by... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

A polychrome enameled jar and a cover, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 659. A polychrome enameled jar and a cover, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of ovoid form painted on the exterior in iron-red, green, and yellow enamels, the body with two figural scenes divided by clouds, between borders of alternating red and green triangles, an abstract lappet band around the foot, the shoulder with a chrysanthemum scroll reserved against a red ground, the rim wrapped in a brass band, the base with an underglaze... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

A blue and white square cover, Ming Dynasty, 15th century

Lot 658. A blue and white square cover, Ming Dynasty, 15th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. well crafted with the shoulder gracefully curving to a square dome topped with an onion-shaped finial, painted in inky cobalt tones with curling vines issuing from the corners and sides of the shoulder and from the base of the finial, the finial painted blue with vertical white lines in reserve, all above a tapering base of circular form. Width 3 in., 7.6 cm Note: A cover of... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2017

A large blue and white 'dragon' dish, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 657. A large blue and white 'dragon' dish, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. with gently rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, boldly painted to the center with a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst clouds, all framed within three single line borders, the exterior with two further dragons striding in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', the six-character reign mark inscribed in a horizontal line within a rectangular cartouche beneath... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

A blue and white 'phoenix' jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 65.6 A blue and white 'phoenix' jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of globular form, the rounded sides rising from a recessed base to a short straight neck, brightly painted around the body in inky cobalt tones with a pair of soaring phoenix, their elaborate tails fanning across the cloud-filled sky, between a row of upright lappets skirting the foot and pendent ruyi collaring the shoulder, a keyfret band encircling the neck, the base... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

An extremely rare blue and white ewer, Ming dynasty, early 16th century

Lot 14. An extremely rare blue and white ewer, Ming dynasty, early 16th century. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck with a garlic-head mouth and upright mouthrim, the serpentine spout attached to the neck by a S-scroll strut opposite a tall looped handle, the body painted to one side with a cruciform atop a pyramidal base with three spear-like projections issuing from the cross, the principal motif executed in a... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2017

A rare wucai 'lotus scroll' tripod censer and cover, Wanli marks and period (1573-1620)

Lot 13. A rare wucai 'lotus scroll' tripod censer and cover, Wanli marks and period (1573-1620). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. formed of three sections, the censer body of low cylindrical form supported on three ruyi-form feet below a flanged rim, vividly painted around the exterior with foliate lotus scrolls with blossoms in blue, red and white, between lotus sprays on the feet, and a blue-ground classic scroll at the rim, the interior fitted with a dish-shaped... [Lire la suite]