04 février 2020

An Ochre-Glazed Pottery Boar, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 210. An Ochre-Glazed Pottery Boar, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 21cm., 8 1/4 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 4,375 GBP.  Photo Sotheby's. the beast standing four-square on a rectangular base, the head forward facing with high arched mane and powerful shoulders, covered overall in a rich ochre glaze falling short of the base to reveal the pale buff body. Provenance: Eskenazi, London, 29th February 1972. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]

04 février 2020

"Crossroads, voyage à travers le Moyen Âge" à Bruxelles au Musée Art et Histoire - KMKG

  Bruxelles - Avec l’exposition « Crossroads - Voyage à travers le Moyen Âge », le Musée Art & Histoire souhaite éclairer d’un jour nouveau une période souvent qualifiée d’« Âge sombre » (300 à 1000 après J.-C.). L’objectif est de réfuter ou de rectifier certains clichés et de démontrer qu’il ne s’agit pas d’une période d’immobilisme mais d’une ère marquée au contraire par le dynamisme et le changement. Les migrations, les changements de climat, les contacts, les conflits et échanges, de nouvelles structures politiques et... [Lire la suite]
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04 février 2020

A large copper-red-glazed vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 1176. A large copper-red-glazed vase, 18th-19th century; 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The tall vase is of baluster form with high shoulders and a slightly flared mouth. The body is covered in a crackled glaze of crushed strawberry color that fades to an ivory tone on the mouth and in the interior. The base is covered in a crackled, pale celadon-toned glaze. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2020

An flambe-glazed bottle vase, 18th century

Lot 1190. An flambé-glazed bottle vase, 18th century; 11¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The lower globular body tapers elegantly to the tall, cylindrical neck. The exterior is covered in a faintly crackled glaze of crushed-strawberry tone that thins to a mushroom color on the mouth. The glaze on the base is of ivory tone. Provenance: Christie's New York, 2 December 1985, lot 301. ... [Lire la suite]
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04 février 2020

An eel-skin-glazed bottle vase, 18th century

Lot 1203. An eel-skin-glazed bottle vase, 18th century; 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The globular body tapers towards the foot and the tall cylindrical neck. It is covered overall with a smooth, finely mottled opaque glaze of dark and paler olive-green tones that thins to a brown color on the rim and shades to a darker brown above the foot, which is covered with a brown wash. Provenance: Samuel... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2020

A rare celadon-glazed pomegranate-form vase, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

    Lot 1183. A rare celadon-glazed pomegranate-form vase, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 146,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The small vase is finely potted with a globular body rising to a waisted neck that supports a flared mouth in the form of six barbed sepals, and is covered overall with a lustrous sea-green glaze, stand. Exhibited: Honolulu... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2020

'Caravaggio-Bernini. Baroque in Rome' at the Rijksmuseum

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Naples 1598 – 1680 Rome), Medusa, 1638–1640. Marble with traces of original patina, h. 46 cm, Rome, Musei Capitolini, Palazzo dei Conservatori © Sovrintendenza Capitolina, Musei Capitolini – Pinacoteca Capitolina, Rome. AMSTERDAM - In the first decades of the 17th century a new generation of ambitious artists led by the brilliant painter Caravaggio and sculptor Bernini shook the eternal city of Rome from its slumber. They introduced a new language to art that dispensed with elegance and... [Lire la suite]