16 janvier 2021

A 'Dehua' figure of a seated Guanyin and child, 17th

Lot 110. A 'Dehua' figure of a seated Guanyin and child, 17th century; 91⁄4 in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000- USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The figure is shown seated and holding a child on her raised right knee with a vase and a bird on either side, accompanied by a dragon at her feet in between two acolytes. The glaze is of a creamy-white tone. Property from the Collection of Lenora and Walter F. Brown. Provenance: Frank Caro Gallery, New... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2021

A Longquan celadon 'phoenix-tail' vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 109. A Longquan celadon 'phoenix-tail' vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 201⁄4 in. (51.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000- USD 6,000. Price Realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The body and the neck are carved with bold patterns of large flower-heads borne on leafy scroll, and the splayed foot with a band of stylized lotus petals. The vase is covered overall in a soft, pale sea-green, crackle-suffused glaze. Property from the Collection of Lenora and Walter F. Brown. ... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2021

Masterpieces by Botticelli and Rembrandt anchor Sotheby's Masters Week in NY

Property from an Important Private Collection. Lot 15. Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli (Florence 1444/5 – 1510), Portrait of a young man holding a roundel, inscribed on the reverse, center: 404 (a number from an as yet unidentified inventory, possibly from the 17th or 18th century); on a label, top center: D'Alessandro Botti/ cello Fiorentino.; upper right corner and lower center: 12./ di Sandro/ Botticello/ BORN AT FLORENCE IN 1437./ DIED IN... [Lire la suite]