18 septembre 2018

A 'Zitan' and hardwood tabletop cabinet, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1318. A 'Zitan' and hardwood tabletop cabinet, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 25 3/8  in., 64.5 cm; Widht 15 1/4  in., 38.7 cm; Depth 7 1/2  in., 19 cm. Estimate: 6,000-8,000 USD. Sold Price: 200,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular frame with square corners, inset on three sides with well carved panels, each enclosing a writhing dragon amid swirling clouds, a pair of doors to the front, the interior fitted with a shelf above two drawers and a covered storage well, the... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2018

Christie's to auction 3,000-year-old Assyrian relief from the Palace of Ashurnasirpal II

An Assyrian gypsum relief of a Winged Genius. Reign of Ashurnasirpal II, circa 883-859 BC 7 ft 4 in x 6 ft 5 in (223.5 x 195.5 cm). Estimate on request. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced an important Assyrian relief will highlight the Antiquities sale on 31 October in New York as part of Classic Week (estimate on request). The finest example of Assyrian art to come to the market in decades, the work will be sold on behalf of the Virginia Theological Seminary to underwrite a scholarship... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2018

A 'Langyao' red-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 1022. A 'Langyao' red-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 12 3/8  in., 31.5 cm. Estimate: 5,000-7,000 USD. Sold Price: 16,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the slightly compressed globular body rising from a short foot to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with a vibrant deep copper-red glaze neatly trimmed at the foot, metal-bound rim. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 15 Sep 2018
18 septembre 2018

A tall powder-blue-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1101. A tall powder-blue-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 17 in., 43.2 cm. Estimate: 2,500-3,500 USD. Sold Price: 17,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the elongated baluster-form body covered overall in a rich-blue glaze dappled with sapphire tones, the interior white-glazed, the base with an apocryphal six-character Xuande mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978).  Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A ruby-backed dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 1041. A ruby-backed dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm. Estimate: 3,000-5,000 USD. Sold Price: 40,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, the exterior coated in an even raspberry-red glaze, the interior white, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Property from the Estate of Aron and Elizabeth Landauer. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York,... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2018

A peachbloom amphora vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 1093. A peachbloom amphora vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Height 5 3/4  in., 14.6 cm. Estimate: 3,000-5,000 USD. Sold Price: 47,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted, broadening at a steep angle from the narrow foot to the rounded shoulder then sweeping up to a cylindrical neck expanding into a flared rim, covered overall in a pale blush-toned glaze with occasional rose-colored flecks, the rim interior with a band of minute copper-green speckles, a network of... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A 'Ru'-type vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1038. A 'Ru'-type vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate: 4,000-6,000 USD. Sold Price: 112,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted with the ovoid body rising from a recessed base, covered overall with a smooth pale lavender-blue glaze thinning at the rim, save for the unglazed foot ring dressed in brown, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 15 Sep 2018
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18 septembre 2018

"Picasso. Bleu et rose" au Musée d'Orsay, du 18 septembre au 6 janvier 2019

PARIS - Le musée d'Orsay et le Musée national Picasso-Paris organisent une manifestation exceptionnelle consacrée aux périodes bleue et rose de Pablo Picasso. Cette exposition est la première collaboration de grande ampleur entre nos deux musées. Elle réunit des chefs-d'oeuvre et propose une lecture renouvelée des années 1900-1906, période essentielle de la carrière de l'artiste qui n'a à ce jour jamais été traitée dans son ensemble par un musée français. La présentation de cette exposition au musée d'Orsay manifeste la... [Lire la suite]
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