23 décembre 2019

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23 décembre 2019

In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

NEW YORK - Fashion collecting was once described by Richard Martin, former Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute, as an "alien endeavor" for its perceived distance from the practice of collecting fine art and for the challenges of preservation and display posed by the medium. While fashion has now found a secure place within museums, it remains a relatively rare area of focus within private collections. The remarkable archive of American collector Sandy Schreier stands as a pioneering example. Beginning in the mid-twentieth... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2019

A copper-red-glazed vase, 18th century

Lot 113. A copper-red-glazed vase, 18th century; 8 7/8 in. (22.1 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 7,170. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 The globular bottle vase with a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall in a pinkish-red glaze thinning to white towards the rim with a mottling effect, the glaze stopping neatly above the unglazed base.  Provenance: K. W. Woollcombe-BoyceE. T. Hall Collection, no. 182. Christie's. Chinese Monochrome... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2019

A copper-red-glazed dish, Underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 112. A copper-red-glazed dish, Underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 6 5/16 in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200. Price realised GBP 478. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 The shallow flaring sides rising from a short tapering foot, covered overall in an even, greyish-pink glaze thinning to white towards the rim and stopping neatly around the foot, the base glazed white.  Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 24. ... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2019

A Langyao-type red-glazed dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 103. A Langyao-type red-glazed dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 9 5/8 in. (24.6 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 3,585. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a flaring rim, covered overall in a rich crackled copper-red glaze, the thick, unctuous glaze intensifying to a dark red around the base and stopping neatly around the foot, the base with a crackled pale celadon glaze, rim chip... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2019

A Langyao-type foliate bowl, 18th century

Lot 99. A Langyao-type foliate bowl, 18th century; 7¾ in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700. Price realised GBP 1,016. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With petal-moulded rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flaring foliate rim, covered in a thick bubble-suffused and finely crackled reddish-brown glaze below a white rim and stopping neatly around the foot, the base glazed turquoise, small rim chip, frit and short crack.  Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection,... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2019

A pair of copper-red-glazed dishes, Underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 96. A pair of copper-red-glazed dishes, Underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200. Price realised GBP 657. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With shallow rounded sides rising from straight feet to flaring rims, covered overall in an even copper-red glaze thinning to white towards the rims and stopping neatly around the feet, the bases glazed white, shallow rim chips.  ... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2019

A pair of Langyao dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 95. A pair of Langyao dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8½ in. (21.7 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 3,346. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Each with shallow rounded sides on a tapering foot rising to a wide flaring rim, the exteriors covered in a crackled, ruby-coloured glaze below the white mouth rims and stopping neatly above the unglazed feet, the bases with a crackled translucent celadon glaze.  Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection,... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2019

A pair of Langyao dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 92. A pair of Langyao dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500. Price realised GBP 2,151. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 Each with shallow rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to a wide flaring rim, covered overall in a crackled, ruby-colured glaze thinning to white towards the rims and stopping neatly above the feet, the bases with a crackled translucent celadon glaze, minor rim chips.  Provenance: E. T. Hall... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2019

A puce-enamelled bowl and cover, Underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 72. A puce-enamelled bowl and cover, Underglaze-blue Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 4 5/8 in. (11.6 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700. Price realised GBP 1,016. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 The bowl with rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a slightly flaring rim, the domed cover surmounted by a flaring finial; the exterior covered in an opaque reddish-pink enamel stopping neatly around the rim and foot, the interior, base and... [Lire la suite]