14 novembre 2018

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Art Sales to take place on 29-30 November

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s will present two sales of Chinese art at its Hong Kong Gallery this November: Chinese Works of Art from the Collection of Emil Hultmark (29 Nov) and Chinese Art (29 – 30 Nov). The former sale presents a selection of items from the collection of the Swedish academic Dr Emil Hultmark (1872-1943). Ranging from archaic bronzes and jades to early Ming ceramics, and all acquired in Europe during the 1930s, this sale provides collectors with a fascinating window into this golden age of European... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

Christie's Paris announces sale of Asian Art including the prestigious collection of Lionel Fournier

      Lot 108. A rare and important massive imperial cloisonné enamel ‘taotie’ vase and cover, lei, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate €150,000-200,000. Price realised EUR 343,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. PARIS.- On 12 December, the Asian Art department will present a sale offering 205 lots mainly coming from European private collections. The sale, estimated 4 to 6 million euros, will include 74 pieces coming from the prestigious collection of Lionel Fournier, a... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 297. A 'Longquan' celadon dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 1,000-1,500 GBP. Lot sold 1,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, the interior encircled by lobes in the well, covered overall in a bluish-green glaze save for the base which has a ring burnt orange in the firing. Provenance: Collection of Gustav Detring (1842-1913) and/or Constantin von Hanneken (1854-1925), and thence by descent. ... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon lobed dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 291. A 'Longquan' celadon lobed dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 32.5 cm, 12 3/4  in. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the heavily-potted rounded lobed sides rising from a short foot to an everted barbed rim, the interior carved with a floral spray in the well, covered overall with a soft sea-green glaze with the exception of the wide russet ring at the base. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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14 novembre 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 206. A 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 12.5 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, covered overall in a bright bluish-green glaze.  Exhibited: The Tea Bowl in China, Korea, Vietnam, Japan, Australia: A Study in Cultural Influence, Synthesis and Metamorphosis, Asian Arts Institute of Australia, New South Wales, 2007,  cat. no. 28. Sotheby's. St George Street... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

A purple-splahed 'Jun' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 285. A purple-splahed 'Jun' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 17.8 cm, 7 in. Estimate 5,000-7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to a slightly everted rim, covered overall in a bright turquoise-blue glaze, the interior with a long vertical purple splash.  Exhibited: Objects of Desire, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics Song to Yuan Dynasties, 10th to 14th Centuries, Asian Arts Institute of Australia, Sydney,... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

A 'Longquan' celadon double-gourd vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 25. A 'Longquan' celadon double-gourd vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 10.5 cm, 4 in. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. the globular lower body rising from a recessed foot to a pear-shaped upper bulb, covered overall in an even bluish-green glaze.  Exhibited: Objects of Desire, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics Song to Yuan Dynasties, 10th to 14th Centuries, Asian Arts Institute of Australia, Sydney, 2013, cat. no. 48. Sotheby's. St... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

A 'Lotus' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 283. A 'Lotus' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 12.5 cm, 5 in. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,875 GBP. © Sotheby's. the shallow flaring sides rising from an angled base and short spreading foot to an everted rim, carved to the interior with four lotuses borne on leafy scrolls, encircled in the well by a lotus scroll band and the characters fu and lu, covered overall in a bluish-white glaze.  Exhibited: Objects of Desire, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics Song to... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

Hopper, de Kooning, Gorky and Stella hit new auction records in New York

Lot 12 B. Edward Hopper (1882-1967), Chop Suey, signed 'Edward Hopper' (lower right), oil on canvas, 32 x 38 in. (81.3 x 96.5 cm.). Painted in 1929. Estimate USD 70,000,000 - USD 100,000,000. Price realised USD 91,875,000. World auction record for the artist and the category of American Art. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. NEW YORK, NY.- Part One of Christie’s sale of An American Place: The Barney A. Ebsworth Collection totaled $317,801,250, a vigorous start to... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

Rare calligraphy sells over ten times its pre-sale estimate at Chiswick Auctions

Lot 56. Hongli (Emperor Qianlong , attributed to, 1711 – 1799), Calligraphy. Chinese ink on paper, hanging scroll painting, signed Yu'bi, with three seals of the artist, 158 x 53cm. Estimate £6,000-£8,000. Lot sold £70,000. Chiswick Auctions LONDON.- Chiswick Auctions announced the exceptional result of a rare calligraphic work by the Qianlong Emperor of the Qing Dynasty. The Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799) was arguably the greatest collector and patron of the arts in more than 5000 years... [Lire la suite]
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