11 mai 2018

Portrait of the artist Reza ‘Abbasi by Mu’in Musavvir, Isfahan, Iran, signed and dated 5 Safar Ah 1087/19 April 1676 AD

Lot 1001. Portrait of the artist Reza ‘Abbasi by Mu’in Musavvir, Isfahan, Iran, signed and dated 5 Safar Ah 1087/19 April 1676 AD. Painting 7 ¾ x 4 ½ in. (19.7 x 11.4 cm.) Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 588,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Gouache heightened with gold and silver on paper, signed and dated on the upper left side of the page, ruled borders, applied blue paper margin, laid down on thin card, reverse plain, mounted, framed and glazed, collection label... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2018

A group of five blue and white foliate-rimmed dishes, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 973. A group of five blue and white foliate-rimmed dishes, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 ½ in (21.6 cm.) across. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Each decorated in the center with a flowering tree and birds, enclosed by floral-filled panels. Literature: R. Ellsworth et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Arts of Asia and Neighboring Cultures, New York, 1993, vol III, pp. 156-157, no. 96 (part... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2018

A famille verte biscuit libation cup, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 977. A famille verte biscuit libation cup, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722);4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Shaped in imitation of a lotus leaf with two handles formed as twisting branches issuing peony flowers, the exterior decorated with two phoenixes and cranes in flight and ducks swimming amid lotus, all on a pale-green ground, the interior with scattered tiny fish in black enamel, softwood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2018

A yellow-ground enameled bowl, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 978. A yellow-ground enameled bowl, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Decorated on the interior and exterior with nine cranes in flight alternating with pairs of peaches borne on leafy gnarled branches, the base with an apocryphal Jiajing mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Parish-Watson & Co., Inc., New York, 2 June 1929.John D. Rockefeller, Jr., New... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2018

A group of four famille verte biscuit square dishes, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 979. A group of four famille verte biscuit square dishes, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) square, the largest. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The larger decorated on the interior with water plants and with a four-character mark on the base, the smaller three with flowering plants on a yellow ground. Provenance: Larger: C.T. Loo & Co., New York, 9 March 1949.John D. Rockefeller, Jr., New York,... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2018

A pair of yellow-ground famille verte hexagonal vases and covers, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 980. A pair of yellow-ground famille verte hexagonal vases and covers, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Decorated with butterflies and birds in flight amidst peony, prunus and magnolia on a yellow ground, the conforming covers surmounted by lotus-bud finials, softwood stands with painted clips. Provenance: Gorer of London.Dreicer & Company, New York, as agents for... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2018

The Eyrie-Rockefeller 'Buddhist Lion’ Carpet, Ningxia, North China, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period, First Quarter 18th Century

Lot 992. The Eyrie-Rockefeller 'Buddhist Lion’ Carpet, Ningxia, North China, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period, First Quarter 18th Century. Approximately 13 ft. 8 in. x 14 ft. 11 in. (417 cm. x 455 cm.) Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 225,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  With a central pinched cartouche containing two circling 'Buddhist lions’ around a brocade ball amidst auspicious emblems on a maize-colored field of peony scroll within rosette and meandering key-fret... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2018

Claude Monet's 'Gare Saint-Lazare' to lead Christie's Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

Claude Monet (1840-1926), La Gare Saint-Lazare, Vue extérieure, 1877, oil on canvas, 60 × 80 cm. Estimate on Request. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. LONDON.- Claude Monet’s iconic La Gare Saint-Lazare, Vue extérieure of 1877, will lead Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 20 June 2018. This magnificent painting, executed in 1877 as part of Monet’s celebrated ‘Gare Saint-Lazare’ series will be offered for sale from ‘The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass’ (Estimate on Request). Works from... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2018

'Song: Chinese Ceramics, 10th to 13th Century (part 5)' at Eskenazi, from 10 May to 1 June 2018

 'Song: Chinese Ceramics, 10th to 13th Century (part 5)' at Eskenazi, from 10 May to 1 June 2018 © Eskenazi LONDON - Eskenazi will present an exhibition of 20 ceramics of the Song Dynasty from 10 May to 1 June 2018 in London. Widely recognised as the pinnacle of Chinese ceramic art, Song ceramics have been revered for centuries and influenced design worldwide into the 21st century. Echoing the scholar spirit of the Song dynasty and the period’s appreciation for the life force of nature, or qi, the ceramics will be shown... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2018

Eskenazi opens an exhibition dedicated to a rare geological phenomenon

Gogotte, Fontainebleau, France, height: 68.0cm, width: 83.0cm, depth 23.5cm. © Eskenazi  LONDON.- Eskenazi is presenting Gogottes: a Rift in Time from 10 May to 1 June 2018 in London. Reflecting the long-held Chinese affinity between art and nature and the tradition for collecting natural fragments - including scholars’ rocks and roots - this is the first exhibition dedicated to gogottes, a rare and mysterious natural phenomenon which has fascinated collectors and artists for centuries, from Louis XIV of... [Lire la suite]
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