18 août 2019

Back on Tang dynasty ceramics sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 510. An amber and straw-glazed painted pottery figure of a horse, Tang dynasty (618-907); 14 in. (35.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Standing foursquare with head turned slightly to the left, the pricked ears, mane and tip of the tail covered in an amber glaze running down the crisply modeled face and muscular neck, the body covered in a transparent straw glaze, the saddle with orange pigment and the saddle blanket left... [Lire la suite]

18 août 2019

Tang Dynasty Masterpieces of Early Chinese Gold and Silver from Dr. Johan Carl Kempe at Christie's NY, 12 September 2019

Lot 527. A pair of parcel-gilt silver hairpins, Tang dynasty (618-907). Each 13 1/8 in. (33.2 cm.) long, total weight 42.8 g. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The openwork head of each hammered silver, double-pronged hairpin has a fine openwork design of a lion facing a small bird perched on top of a large feathered plume surrounded by scrolling tendrils, leather box. Provenance: Dr. Johan Carl Kempe (1884-1967) Collection, Sweden, before 1954.Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2019

Back on Blanc-de-Chine & Dehua, 17th-18th century sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 665. A Blanc-de-Chine shallow circular brush washer or narcissus bowl, 17th-18th century; 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 4,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. With shallow sides, the lower rim cut with three arched notches, covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory color, the flat base unglazed, two wood stands, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Acquired in Japan in the 1970s. Lot 666. A Dehua censer, 17th-18th century; 5 5/8 in. (14.2... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2019

A Dehua reticulated cylindrical brush pot, 17th century

Lot 724. A Dehua reticulated cylindrical brush pot, 17th century; 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The compressed globular body is raised on three curved feet and flanked by a pair of scroll-form handles, and the vessel is covered overall with a creamy white glaze. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1924.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud Buckingham (1870-1920) in... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2019

A small molded Dehua tripod censer, 17th-18th century

Lot 723. A small molded Dehua tripod censer, 17th-18th century; 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The compressed globular body is raised on three curved feet and flanked by a pair of scroll-form handles, and the vessel is covered overall with a creamy white glaze. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1925.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud Buckingham (1870-1920) in... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2019

An unusual small molded Dehua water pot, 17th-18th century

Lot 722. An unusual small molded Dehua water pot, 17th-18th century; 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The vessel has a compressed globular body applied on the sides with alternating archaistic dragon roundels and scrolls, and is covered overall with an even white glaze of pale ivory tone. Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1925.The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud Buckingham... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2019

Back on rhinoceros horn objects sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 316. A rhinoceros horn archaistic libation cup, 17th-18th century; 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) long. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 79,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Well carved around the sides with a raised archaistic band of taotie masks separated and divided by notched flanges finely carved with different diaper motifs, above a band of pendent blades and below a band of key fret at the rim which is repeated inside the rim, the openwork handle formed by a... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2019

Jan Fabre presents a new and unique monumental work at the Venice Biennale

Jan Fabre, The Man who Measures the Clouds (Monument to the Measure of the Immeasurable), silicon bronze and gold leaf, ca. 9m high, including plinth, unique piece. Installation view at Garden of Palazzo Balbi Valier, Venice, 2019. © Angelos bvba. Photo Floriana Giacinti.  VENICE.- On the occasion of the 58th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, the great artist Jan Fabre returns to the lagoon with a special project of public art, a unique open-air installation. Installed in the Garden of Palazzo Balbi... [Lire la suite]
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