14 février 2020

A small flambé-glazed vase, Yongzheng four-character impressed seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 58. A small flambé-glazed vase, Yongzheng four-character impressed seal mark and of the period (1723-1735); 57⁄8 in. (15 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase is decorated with horizontal ribs, applied to the shoulders with a pair of animal-head handles with rings. It is covered in a rich raspberry red glaze, streaked with pale blue and purple splashes. Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20 February 2020

14 février 2020

A copper-red bottle vase, 18th century

Lot 58. A copper-red bottle vase, 18th century; 13 in. (32.8 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The vase is decorated all over with a lustrous, deep red glaze thinning to white at the mouth rim. The base is glazed white. Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20 February 2020
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14 février 2020

A flambé-glazed vase, 18th century

Lot 57. A flambé-glazed vase, 18th century; 15 in. (38.2 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The body is covered overall in a vibrant red flambé glaze with lavender streaks and fine crackling, thining to a mushroom tone at the mouth rim. The tapering body has two pairs of raised bands just below the shoulder and above the base. Provenance: Private Australian Collection, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2020

A large moulded celadon-glazed bowl, 18th-19th century

Lot 57. A large moulded celadon-glazed bowl, 18th-19th century; 101⁄4 in. (26.1 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The bowl is moulded to the exterior with a scrolling design of open and closed lotus heads on leafy tendrils between bands of ruyi heads and lappets to the rim and base. The interior is incised with a band of scrolling lotus. Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20 February 2020
14 février 2020

A Longquan celadon 'dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 56. A Longquan celadon 'dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 121⁄4 in. (33.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - £5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The dish is decorated to the centre with a moulded dragon, the cavetto detailed with a foliate scroll, the celadon glaze pooling a darker tone within the carved recesses. The unglazed ring to the base is fired an orange tone. Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20 February 2020
14 février 2020

A purple-splashed Jun water dropper, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 55. A purple-splashed Jun water dropper, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 11 cm. (41⁄4 in. (wide). Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The dropper is modelled in the form of a pair of pomegranates, with two small holes to the top of each fruit, beside a cup, with two holes in the adjoining wall that allow water to flow in. It is covered in a pale blue glaze, splashed with purple. . Provenance: Schoenlicht Collection, no. 189 (according to label). ... [Lire la suite]

14 février 2020

Marc Quinn, The Selfish Gene, 2007

Lot 206. Marc Quinn, The Selfish Gene, stamped with the artist's signature, title, number and date 'MARC QUINN 2007 THE SELFISH GENE AP 2' on the underside right leg of the lower figure, patinated bronze, 54 x 159.2 x 88 cm (21 1/4 x 62 5/8 x 34 5/8 in.) Executed in 2007, this work is artist's proof number 2. Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000. Sold for £100,000. © Phillips. Provenance: Project B, MilanGalleria Cardi, MilanPrivate Collection, SwitzerlandPhillips, London, 11 February 2014, lot 130Acquired at the above sale by the... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2020

Ai Weiwei, GRAPES 32 stools from the Qing Dynasty, 2010-11

Lot 144. Ai Weiwei, GRAPES 32 stools from the Qing Dynasty, 191 x 184 x 151 cm (75 1/4 x 72 1/2 x 59 1/2 in.) Executed in 2010-11. Estimate: £180,000 - £250,000. Sold for £275,000. © Phillips. Provenance: Mary Boone Gallery, New YorkPrivate CollectionSotheby's, London, 15 October 2015, lot 14Acquired at the above sale by the present owner. Exhibited: Jerusalem, Israel Museum, on loan to the collection, 2011 - 15. v20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, London, 14 Feb 2020.
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14 février 2020

A bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, hu, Late Warring States period, 4th-3rd century BC

Lot 1253. A bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, hu, Late Warring States period, 4th-3rd century BC; 13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 64,900. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Heavily cast, the sides encircled by seven bands of fine abstract curl pattern bordered by narrow indented bands with raised edges, with a pair of taotie mask handles on the shoulder beneath four loose rings and attached to the chain handle which is also attached to the... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2020

A bronze ritual tripod food vessel, liding, Late Western Zhou dynasty, 8th century BC

Lot 1251. A bronze ritual tripod food vessel, liding, Late Western Zhou dynasty, 8th century BC; 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) across handles. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The compressed body raised on three legs with flat, partially open backs, each leg positioned below a curved flange centering pairs of coiled birds with long tails enclosing an 'eye', all below a short neck and everted rim, with mottled grey and milky green patina, stand. ... [Lire la suite]