10 septembre 2017

Christie's presents Beyond Boundaries - Magnificent Jewels from a European Collection - From Art Nouveau to Art Déco

An Art Nouveau ‘wasp’ pendant necklace, by René Lalique. Estimate: SFr.80,000-120,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 New York/Geneva/Paris – As announced at the end of July, Christie’s has been entrusted with the sale of masterworks from an important European private collection, Beyond Boundaries: Avant-Garde Masterworks from a European Collection which will be offered throughout the second half of 2017 in New York, Geneva and Paris. This ground-breaking collection was assembled by a couple with a keen eye for... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2017

Modern ‘Artifacts,’ Shari Mendelson’s Transformed Trash

Shari Mendelson makes handmade sculptures that are constructed from discarded plastic bottles and inspired by ancient vessels. Her interest lies in the balance between emulating the ancient objects that she loves and creating original sculptures. Mendelson spends hours studying ancient artifacts across various museums, especially drawing inspiration from collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. While looking at these works, she considers what they were used for, the great civilizations that made... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2017

A rare small carved Yaozhou ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234)

Lot 1148. A rare small carved Yaozhou ewer, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234); 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) across. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 43,750 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The upright sides of the cylindrical body are well carved with two peony sprays below a band of overlapping petals on the canted shoulder that radiate from the base of the small mouth which is flanked by a short spout on one side and a looped, strap handle on the other. The vessel is covered with a clear... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

A carved Yaozhou 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1128. A carved Yaozhou 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 7 ½ in. (18.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 16,250 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The body flares widely to the shallow, upright sides that rise to a lipped rim, and the interior is well carved with a scrolling stem bearing a large lotus blossom and leaf within a line border. The dish is covered overall with a glaze of olive-green tone. Provenance: Blitz Chinese Ceramics and Works... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

A rare small molded Yaozhou conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century

Lot 1127. A rare small molded Yaozhou conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century; 4 ¼ in. (10.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 10,625 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is molded on the interior with two petal-rimmed jardinièresholding lotus bouquets, divided by two flower vases holding peony sprays, and is covered overall with a lustrous glaze of deep olive-green tone.  Provenance: Kaikodo Ltd., New York, 6 September 1993.Peter Scheinman... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

A rare carved Yaozhou 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 1125. A rare carved Yaozhou 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century, 8 ¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 15,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The widely flared, shallow sides rise to the petal-notched rim. The interior is carved with a stem bearing graceful leaves that frame a large peony blossom borne on the central stem, and the center has a recessed medallion incised with a peony spray. The bowl is covered inside and out with a deep olive-green... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2017

A carved Yaozhou foliate dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1124. A carved Yaozhou foliate dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century, 6 ¾ in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The dish with widely flared sides lobed as six petals is carved in the center of the interior with a duck swimming amidst carved and combed waves repeated in an encircling band in the interior well, and is covered overall with a glaze of olive tone.  Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017)... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

A carved Yaozhou 'Chrysanthemum' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 1123. A carved Yaozhou 'Chrysanthemum' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century, 7 ¼ in. (18.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 8,750 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Potted with rounded, conical sides, the bowl is carved on the interior with three chrysanthemum blossoms borne on a leafy scroll, and is covered overall with a glaze of attractive olive-green color, with a clear brown-tinted wash on the base.  Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 24 March 1998, lot... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

A small carved Yaozhou bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century

Lot 1121. A small carved Yaozhou bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century, 4 ¼ in. (10.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 3,750 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The deep bowl is deftly carved on the exterior with two flowers, and the interior is applied with six lines of slip that radiate from the circular center to the rim. It is covered overall with a glaze of olive-green color.  Provenance: Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York. Christie's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2017

Comprehensive exhibition dedicated entirely to a group of crucifixes by Lucio Fontana opens

Lucio Fontana, Crocifisso, Polychrome ceramics, © Fondazione Lucio Fontana, by SIAE 2017, Courtesy Galerie Karsten Greve Cologne/Paris/St Moritz OLOGNE.- Galerie Karsten Greve announces Lucio Fontana. Crosses, presenting the first comprehensive exhibition dedicated entirely to a group of crucifixes from the ceramic works of Lucio Fontana, with 20 small-scale sculptures, whose figurative composition draws on motifs of Christian iconography, as its focal point. For more than 40 years, Galerie Karsten Greve has... [Lire la suite]
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