22 octobre 2017

A white glazed 'cizhou' lotus-petal carved ewer, Northern Song Dynasty, 11th Century

Lot 43. A white glazed 'cizhou' lotus-petal carved ewer, Northern Song Dynasty, 11th Century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 26,400 USD. © Sotheby's. the well-potted body of almost hemispherical form, with four rows of overlapping lotus petals boldly carved in high relief, the broad shoulders decorated to match with overlapping petals radiating from a stepped collar at the base of the cylindrical neck, with a high arching strap handle joining the neck to the shoulder on one side,... [Lire la suite]

22 octobre 2017

Mullany at TEFAF New York 2017

Relief with the Adoration of the Magi, England, Nottingham, 15th century. Alabaster, with original polychrome and gilding, 39 x 24.8 cm (15.4 x 9.8 in.) © Mullany Saint Jean de Calvaire, France, Burgundy, circa 1420-1430. Walnut, with original polychrome and gilding, 36.5 x 12 x 8.5 cm (14.4 x 4.7 x 3.3 in.) © Mullany Frans Pourbus I (Bruges 1545-1581 Antwerp), A Portrait of Lamoraal, Count of Egmont, wearing a Linen Ruff and a White and Green Silk Sleeved... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2017

A very rare 'Guan' Arrow Vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 41. A very rare 'Guan' Arrow Vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 69,600 USD. © Sotheby's. delicately potted, the compressed globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck flanked at the mouth by two short upright tubular sections, applied overall with a misty grayish blue glaze suffused with a fine network of white crackles and draining at the rim to a mushroom brown, all supported on a dainty foot; 3 3/4 in., 9.5 cm. Note: A very... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2017

A rare Guan-type 'Longquan' celadon Zhadou, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 33. A rare Guan-type 'Longquan' celadon Zhadou, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 72,000 USD. © Sotheby's. gracefully potted, with a compressed globular body resting on a tall straight foot and rising to a broad neck and flared mouth, applied overall with a suberb thick blue-green kinuta glaze with a satin texture suffused with bubbles; 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm Note: Longquan celadon zhadou attributed to the Song dynasty are an... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2017

A fine and rare lavender blue glazed 'jun' tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 31. A fine and rare lavender blue glazed 'jun' tripod censer, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate 90,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 108,000USD. © Sotheby's. after the archaic bronze ding form, raised on three short rounded tapering supports emerging from the base of the steeply rounded sides, the straight neck rising to a wide mouth with gently flaring flanged rim extending out to a well-finished upturned lip, covered with a lightly crackled and slightly... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2017

Willem Claesz. Heda (1594-Haarlem-1680), A still life with a fruit pie, 1644

Willem Claesz. Heda (1594-Haarlem-1680), A still life with a fruit pie, 1644. Oil on panel, 80.6 x 101 cm (31.8 x 39.8 in.). Signed and dated 'HEDA. 1644' © French & Company LLC French & Company LLC at TEFAF New York Fall 2017, Stand 32. Primary Address: 17 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065, United States. T  212-535-3330 - M   646-289-0186 - info@frenchandcompanyart.com - www.frenchandcompanyart.com

22 octobre 2017

A fine and rare molded 'Ding' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1134)

Lot 35. A fine and rare molded 'Ding' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1134). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 150,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the barb-edged center of the shallow flat-bottomed dish, finely molded with a flying wild goose with its wings outstretched and feathers carefully delineated, surrounded by a wreath of lotus, tightly enclosed within a hexafoil border with encircling scroll of tree peonies , the cavetto crisply molded with full bloom herbaceous peonies... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2017

A magnificent and very rare carved 'Ding' Basin, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th Century

Lot 32. A magnificent and very rare carved 'Ding' Basin, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th Century. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Lot sold 464,000 USD. © Sotheby's. finely potted of generous proportions with high rounded sides supported on a narrow upright footring, the interior boldly carved with deft strokes of the knife with a single scene of a carp in a lotus pond, the detailing of the scales cross-hatched and the large tail flexed vigorously upwards, a stand of water grass... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2017

A Superb large carved 'Ding' foliate dish, Northern Song Dynasty (960–1126)

Lot 30. A Superb large carved 'Ding' foliate dish, Northern Song Dynasty (960–1126). Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Lot sold 1,528,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides deftly carved on the interior with a chilong dragon enclosed within the well of the dish and encircled on the cavetto by four peony flower heads with combed detail, borne on a single foliate meander, the reverse similarly carved with a meander bearing four lush peonies overlapping six panels... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2017

Corneille de Lyon (The Hague 1500-1575 Lyon), Portrait of Madame de Pisseleu

Corneille de Lyon (The Hague 1500-1575 Lyon), Portrait of Madame de Pisseleu. Oil on panel, 17 x 14 cm © De Jonckheere Provenance: Georges de Monbrison (1830-1906) Collection, Castle Saint-Roch, Le Pin, Tarn-et-Garonne, before 1913; probably Eugène Kraemer, Paris; Galerie Kleinberger, Paris; Leopold Hirsch (1857-1939) Collection, London; Jacques Bacri Collection, Paris. Literature: J. Frayssinet, 'La Galerie de portraits de M. de Monbrison', Bulletin mensuel de la Société historique de Gascogne,... [Lire la suite]