31 mai 2018

A large flambé-glazed vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3006. A large flambé-glazed vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 16 7/8 in. (43 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 2,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The broad-shouldered, tapering body is applied with a pair of butterfly-form handles with fixed rings, and is covered overall in a characteristic rich, cherry-red toned glaze suffused with lavender and blue striations. ... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2018

A fine and very rare blue and white ‘wave’ cup, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 3601. A fine and very rare blue and white ‘wave’ cup, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 3 9/16 in. (9.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 2,740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The cup is delicately potted with deep sides, rising from the small ring foot to the slightly flared rim. It is decorated on the exterior with a pattern of foam-crested waves. Provenance: The Lindberg... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2018

A very rare huanghuali recessed-leg folding table, 17th-18th century

Lot 3016. A very rare huanghuali recessed-leg folding table, 17th-18th century; 37 in. (94 cm.) high, 29 in. (64 cm.) wide, 18 3/4 in. (48 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,940,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The rectangular top is set within a rectangular frame with beaded edge above plain, aprons separating four short rectangular-section, cloud-shaped legs. The round-section folding legs are attached with pivots to the inner-edge of the shorter legs.... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2018

A very rare jade cong, Late Liangzhu culture, circa 3000-2500 BC

Lot 3080. A very rare jade cong, Late Liangzhu culture, circa 3000-2500 BC; 2 ½ in. (6.5 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 4,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The cong is of square cross section with rounded square corners and slightly tapers from top to bottom. The sides are divided into two registers with two different stylised mask at each of the four corners. Carved from a stone of glossy ivory-white tone. Provenance: Acquired in... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2018

A jadeite pendant

Lot 3163. A jadeite pendant; 2 in. (5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 2,740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The pendant is in the form of a pea pod and carved with a branch of lingzhi to one end. The stone is of a brigh apple-green tone with a glossy finish. A gemmological certificate from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited confirms the present lot is natural green jadeite. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2018

A jadeite oval pendant

Lot 3162. A jadeite oval pendant, 1 3/8 in. (4.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 5,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The jadeite pendant of oval shape is of a brilliant and even emerald green tone. A gemmological certificate from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited confirms the present lot is natural green jadeite. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 30 May 2018
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31 mai 2018

Monet's Study for "The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil" Shown with National Gallery of Art Painting for First Time

Left: Claude Monet, The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil, 1881, oil on canvas, The Norton Simon Foundation; right: Claude Monet, The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil, 1880, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection. Washington, DC—Two of Claude Monet's paintings of the garden at his home in Vétheuil, France, will be on view together for the first time since they were created more than 100 years ago as part of a long-term series of loan exchanges between the National Gallery of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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