05 avril 2019

An exceptional flambé-glazed vase, meiping, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3653. An exceptional flambé-glazed vase, meiping, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 34.9 cm, 13 3/4  in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,735,000 HKD (609,915 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly potted with a tapering body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder, surmounted by a short waisted neck and lipped rim, covered overall with a brilliant rich deep red glaze with milky-blue and lavender streaks, thinning to pale sky-blue along the rim and stopping... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2019

Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Flora à l'Institut Giacometti

Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler, Flora, 2017. Installation à double film synchronisée avec son partagé. Courtesy Hubbard Birchler PARIS - L’Institut Giacometti présente un nouveau volet de l’installation Flora du duo d’artistes américano-suisse Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler, en regard d’un ensemble de sculptures et de dessins d’Alberto Giacometti, pour la plupart inédits. L’installation Flora retrace l’histoire extraordinaire de l’artiste américaine au destin mouvementé et révèle une... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2019

A fine and large blue and white 'floral' vase, hu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3633. A fine and large blue and white 'floral' vase, hu, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 52 cm, 20 1/2  in. Estimate 3,000,000 — 5,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 8,335,000 HKD (1,073,631 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. robustly potted with deep rounded sides rising to an angled shoulder and surmounted by a tall flaring neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, richly decorated in brilliant cobalt tones around the sides with floral blooms borne on a continuous foliate stem, between... [Lire la suite]