07 juillet 2018

A pair of celadon-glazed dishes, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850)

Lot 104. A pair of celadon-glazed dishes, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850); 16.9cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 31,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. each with flaring sides angled above a short wedge-shaped foot, covered overall in a pale celadon glaze thinning at the rim, the base left white and inscribed with a six-character Daoguang seal mark. Quantity: 2. Provenance: S. Marchant & Son, London. Exhibited: S. Marchant and Son, Qing... [Lire la suite]

07 juillet 2018

A celadon-glazed vase, cong, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 103. A celadon-glazed vase, cong, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 21.5cm., 8 1/2 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. modelled after the archaic jade prototype, the body of square section rising from a short spreading circular foot to a tapering circular ribbed neck, moulded with the bagua (Eight Trigrams) to each of the straight sides, covered overall in a pale celadon glaze, the base with a six-character Qianlong seal mark. ... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2018

A rare brown-glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 91. A rare brown-glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 19cm., 7 1/2 in. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, moulded around the exterior with two raised fillets and covered in a fine golden-brown glaze displaying an iridescent sheen and satin texture, the interior and base glazed white, the base bearing a six-character Yongzheng mark within a double circle. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2018

The National Gallery acquires Artemisia Gentileschi self-portrait

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1654 or later), Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria, about 1615–17. Oil on canvas, 71.5 by 71 cm © The National Gallery, London LONDON.- A recently discovered, rare self-portrait by the most celebrated female artist of the Italian Baroque – Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1654 or later) – has been acquired by the National Gallery, London. Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria, an oil painting from about 1615–17, will undergo conservation treatment before going on display in... [Lire la suite]