30 mars 2017

A rare yellow and green 'Bat' bowl with polychrome details, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 6. A rare yellow and green 'Bat' bowl with polychrome details, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Estimate HK$400,000 — 600,000 / €48,163 - 72,245. Photo: Sotheby's. thinly potted with deep rounded sides supported on a splayed foot, the exterior finely incised with twelve bats, each grasping in its mouth a beribboned double gourd and flying amidst scrolling clouds, between ruyi heads at the rim and a lappet band at the foot, coloured in green and white, the bats... [Lire la suite]

30 mars 2017

A rare yellow-ground blue and white 'dragon' dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 5. A rare yellow-ground blue and white 'dragon' dish, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). Estimate HK$500,000 — 700,000 / €60,204 - 84,286. Photo: Sotheby's.  the shallow rounded sides supported on a short tapered foot, painted to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a pair of five-clawed dragons, their sinuous scaly bodies writhing amongst stylised ruyi cloud scrolls, all encircled by double line borders repeated at the rim, the exterior decorated with... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2017

"Des Grands Moghols aux Maharadjahs. Joyaux de la collection Al Thani" au Grand Palais

Des Grands Moghols aux Maharadjahs : Affiche. PARIS - Après le musée V&A à Londres, l’extraordinaire collection du Sheikh Qatari Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani prendra place dans le salon d’honneur du musée du Grand Palais, le 29 mars prochain. Plus de 279 pièces extraordinaires racontent l’histoire de la joaillerie indienne, de la période moghole à nos jours. L’exposition réunit des pièces historiques inestimables, exceptionnellement présentées en France : diamants, gemmes de renom, joyaux spectaculaires et objets... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2017

A rare Yellow-Ground Blue And White 'Gardenia' Dish, Mark and Period of Zhengde (1506-1521)

Lot 4 A rare Yellow-Ground Blue And White 'Gardenia' Dish, Mark and Period of Zhengde (1506-1521). Estimate HK$900,000 — 1,200,000 / €108,368 - 144,490. Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, freely painted on the interior in shaded tones of cobalt with a leafy branch bearing two five-petalled gardenia blooms and a tightly closed bud, encircled on the cavetto by fruiting branches of pomegranate, grape, peach and a beribboned lotus bouquet, all... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2017

A rare yellow and green 'Dragon' zhadou, Mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521)

Lot 3. A rare yellow and green 'Dragon' zhadou, Mark and period of Zhengde (1506-1521). Estimate HK$700,000 — 900,000 / €84,286 - 108,368. Photo: Sotheby's. the compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a wide neck flaring at the rim, brightly decorated around the exterior with incised details picked out in bright green enamel and reserved on a deep yellow ground, depicting four five-clawed dragons striding among stylised clouds in pursuit of a 'flaming... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2017

An important Imperial yellow dish, Mark and period of Chenghua (1465-1487)

Lot 1. An important Imperial yellow dish, Mark and period of Chenghua (1465-1487). Estimate HK$2,000,000 — 3,000,000 / €240,817 - 361,226. Photo: Sotheby's. delicately potted with rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a gently flaring rim, covered overall with a yellow glaze of pale egg-yolk tone applied over a transparent glaze, the footrim burnt yellow around the unglazed edge, the white-glazed base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within double circles,... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2017

Monumental painting attributed to Qiu Ying brings $112,500 at auction

  Attributed to Qiu Ying, Ming Painter (Chinese, 1494-1552). "Palace Courtyard", gouache and ink on paper laid down on three wood panels, signed and sealed. Est. $6,000 - $8,000. Sold for $112,500 © Ahlers & Ogletree ATLANTA, GA.- Asian lots took center stage at Ahlers & Ogletree’s March 25-26 Spring Salon Auction, as a monumental classical painting attributed to Ming painter Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552) soared to $112,500, and a pair of Chinese huanghuali hardwood side tables made in... [Lire la suite]
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