08 juillet 2018

A 'wucai' 'Immortal' dish, Tianqi mark and period (1621-1627)

Lot 158. A 'wucai' 'Immortal' dish, Tianqi mark and period (1621-1627); 16.5cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 4,000-6,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a tapering foot, painted to the interior with He Xiangu holding a bamboo ladle or fly-whisk over her shoulder riding on clouds beside an inscription reading jiantuo xiangyun sao runfu (carrying the clouds which sweeps through the embellished hall), the well and rim with radiating cloud wisps, leafy floral sprays... [Lire la suite]

08 juillet 2018

A large 'Blanc de Chine' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty

Lot 117. A large 'Blanc de Chine' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty; 53.5cm., 21 1/8 in. Estimate 15,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's finely modelled standing on a tumultuous foaming wave base, wearing a long-sleeved robe concealing her hands held together in front of her chest, falling in deep folds around her body and open at the chest to reveal a ruyi pendant on a beaded necklace, the contemplative face with almond-shaped eyes, the hair in long braids and covered... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2018

What is Love? Kunsthalle Bremen presents 40 works from various eras from its collection

Carl Friedrich Demiani, Family portrait, 1806, gouache on parchment, mounted on canvas, 56.5 cm x 44.8 cm, Kunsthalle Bremen - The Kunstverein in Bremen. BREMEN.- Love is a topic that concerns everyone. The critical role that love plays in our lives is also reflected in art. The exhibition “What is Love? From Amor to Tinder” (7 July to 21 October 2018) presents around 40 works from various eras from the collection of the Kunsthalle Bremen that focus on earthly love, lovers from mythology, narcissism, eroticism... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2018

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

Lot 121. A blue-glazed cong, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 29.2cm., 11 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 79,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of square section rising from a ring foot to a short tapering neck, moulded on the sides in relief with a pair of elephant head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall with a rich purplish blue glaze, inscribed to the base with a six-character Qianlong seal mark, with wood stand and Japanese wooden box. Quantity: 3. ... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2018

A blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 120. A blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 42.5cm., 16 3/4 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a short splayed foot to a tall waisted neck with a flared rim, covered overall with a blue glaze leaving a white edge around the rim, the base inscribed with a six-character Qianlong seal mark. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 09 Nov 2011
08 juillet 2018

A blue-glazed bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 119. A blue-glazed bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 17.6cm., 6 7/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 8,125 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flaring rim, applied overall with a rich blue glaze leaving the rim and base white, the base inscribed with a six-character Qianlong seal mark. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 09 Nov 2011
08 juillet 2018

A blue-glazed altar vessel and cover, dou, Xianfeng seal mark and period

Lot 118. A blue-glazed altar vessel and cover, dou, Xianfeng seal mark and period; 24.3cm., 9 5/8 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 39,650 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded bowl supported on a flaring hollow foot, moulded around the sides with two rows of rectangles at the rim, the domed cover with over-lapping wave borders, surmounted by a loop knop, the foot with two stylised shou character roundels divided by C-shaped scrolls below a wide raised rib, covered overall with a... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2018

Arles : rétrospective 'Gilbert & George: The Great Exhibition, 1971-2016' à la fondation Luma

Gilbert & George, ASTRO STAR, 2013. Avec l’aimable autorisation de Gilbert & George. ARLES.- A l’heure où Gilbert & George se penchent sur leur pratique des cinquante dernières années, et donc de l’Art créé ensemble, Luma présente THE GREAT EXHIBITION, une rétrospective majeure conçue par les commissaires d’exposition Hans Ulrich Obrist, directeur artistique des Serpentines Galleries, Londres, et Daniel Birnbaum, directeur du Moderna Museet, Stockholm, en collaboration avec les artistes. Cette exposition... [Lire la suite]
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