12 mai 2019

A rare and large 'Fahua' 'Bajixiang and dignitaries' jar and cover, guan, First half of the 16th century

Lot 35. A rare and large 'Fahua' 'Bajixiang and dignitaries' jar and cover, guan, First half of the 16th century; 44cm (17 1/4in) high. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 35,000 - 58,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019. Of compressed globular form, the central band decorated with scholars on horseback followed by a boy-attendant carrying a qin, amid gnarled pine trees, clouds and rocks, all between the Eight Buddhist Emblems on the shoulder and a band of lappets around the waisted base, all picked... [Lire la suite]

12 mai 2019

Eduard Planting Gallery in Amsterdam opens 'Dare to Love'

  Aleksander Willemse, Chemical love at first sight. Courtesy Eduard Planting Gallery. AMSTERDAM.- Eduard Planting Gallery in Amsterdam presents from 11 May until 13 July 2019 an exhibition of Dutch photographer Aleksander Willemse. The artist exhibits with 'Dare to Love' for the first time at the gallery. The colorful and carefully stylized images of flower collages reflect a message of positivity, love and happiness, in response to the current information age. Flower power in optima forma. The photographic... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

A red overlay yellow ground bottle vase, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 429. A red overlay yellow ground bottle vase, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 15.1 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the compressed globular body rising from a short foot to a tall straight neck, carved in relief through a layer of bright red glass to the opaque yellow ground with a peach tree and flowers issuing from rockwork. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 17 May 2019 10:00 AM
12 mai 2019

Two similar translucent blue glass lobed bottle vases, 19th century

Lot 276. Two similar translucent blue glass lobed bottle vases, 19th century; 12 1/8 in. (31 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,000 - USD 19,500). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Each vase is elegantly modelled with a globular lobed body, supporting a tall, columnar neck. The glass is of an attractive, sapphire-blue tone. One vase is incised just below the rim with an apocryphal Yongzheng mark, and the other with an apocryphal Qianlong mark.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

A red glass mallet-shaped vase, Guangxu incised four-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 239. A red glass mallet-shaped vase, Guangxu incised four-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 13cm (5 1/8in) high. Estimate £ 5,000 - 8,000 (€ 5,800 - 9,300). © Bonhams 2001-2019. The vase with a cylindrical neck rising from a bell-shaped body, the recessed base with a wheel-cut four-character reign mark within a square, the glass of a deep rich ruby-red colour.  Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2019
12 mai 2019

GLASSTRESS 2019 at the 58th Biennale di Venezia

Glasstress 2019, Installation Image, © Nikola Grozdanov Returning for the 58th Biennale di Venezia, the sixth edition of GLASSTRESS brings together a new line-up of leading contemporary artists from Europe, the United States, Latin America, India, and China in an ambitious exhibition exploring the endless creative possibilities of glass.  GLASSTRESS is a project by Adriano Berengo dedicated to supporting his mission of marrying contemporary art and glass. Since its debut in 2009, GLASSTRESS has revived the traditional craft... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2019

A large Longquan celadon-glazed dish, 14th century

Lot 25. A large Longquan celadon-glazed dish, 14th century; 46.4cm (18 1/4in) diam. Estimate £ 15,000 - 18,000 (€ 17,000 - 21,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019. Sturdily potted, the gently rounded sides rising from a short foot, the interior carved with stylised lotus in the centre encircled by further scrolling lotus, the underside undecorated, covered overall with a lustrous olive-green glaze except the wide ring on the recessed base burnt russet in the firing.  Provenance: Sotheby's London, 30 June 1937Bluett... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2019

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Le guitariste debout, 1903

Lot 24A. Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Le guitariste debout, signed 'Henri Matisse' (lower right), oil on canvas, 21 ¾ x 18 ¼ in. (55.2 x 46.4 cm.) Painted in 1903. Estimate USD 3,000,000 - USD 5,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Ambroise Vollard, Paris (acquired from the artist, by 1904; placed in storage by Erich Chlomovich at the Société Générale, Paris, 1940-1979). Restituted to the heirs of Ambroise Vollard (1998). Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1999. ... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2019

A large Longquan celadon-glazed dish, Early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 24. A large Longquan celadon-glazed dish, Early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); 43.5cm (17 1/8in) diam. Estimate £ 4,000 - 5,000 (€ 4,600 - 5,800). © Bonhams 2001-2019. Heavily potted, the centre carved with a flowering branch and foliate scrolls, covered in a rich olive-green glaze except on the partially-glazed base revealing the orange biscuit body.  Provenance: Luiz Papazian Collection. Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2019
11 mai 2019

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) Nu à la fenêtre, 1929

Lot 21 A. Henri Matisse (1869-1954) Nu à la fenêtre, signed and dated 'Henri. Matisse 1929' (lower left), oil on canvas, 25 ¾ x 21 ½ in. (65.3 x 54.5 cm.) Painted in Nice, 1929. Estimate USD 7,000,000 - USD 10,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, 13 September 1929). C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York (acquired from the above, 3 June 1930). Harry Stevenson Southam, Ottawa (acquired from the above, March 1939 and... [Lire la suite]
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