30 avril 2021

Sotheby's to offer Cy Twombly's 'Untitled (Rome)'

Lot 110. Cy Twombly (1928 - 2011), Untitled (Rome), signed on the reverse, oil based house paint and wax crayon on canvas, 61 by 76 ¾ in. 154.9 by 194.9 cm. Executed in 1970. From the artist’s celebrated Blackboards series. Estimate 35,000,000 - 45,000,000 USD. To appear at auction after remaining in the same private collection for nearly 30 years. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Cy Twombly’s Untitled (Rome), from the artist’s celebrated series of Blackboard paintings, will star... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2021

A large gilt-bronze figure of Weituo, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 253. A large gilt-bronze head of Bixia Yuanjun, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 17 ⅝ in., 44.8 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold: 151,200 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the guardian deity standing, with the right hand lowered to the side and the left raised with an outstretched palm, the crisply modeled youthful face gazing forward intently below a winged helmet adorned with phoenix, wearing ornate armor secured with cords, sashes and an inlaid belt, further adorned... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2021

A large gilt-bronze head of Bixia Yuanjun, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 251. A large gilt-bronze head of Bixia Yuanjun, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 23 in., 58.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 47,880 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. cast with a benevolent expression with downcast eyes and a gentle smile, the hair gathered into a chignon framed by an elaborate headdress formed from three phoenixes, patches of polychrome pigments visible throughout, wood stand (2).  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 17 march 2021
30 avril 2021

A rare bronze figure of Yanguang Mingmu Yuanjun, Ming dynasty, dated to the fourth year of Tianqi period,1624

Lot 250. A rare bronze figure of Yanguang Mingmu Yuanjun, Ming dynasty, dated to the fourth year of Tianqi period, corresponding to 1624. Height 23 in., 58.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 35,280 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the figure seated in a vajraparyankasana with hands in dhyana mudra holding a mirror with an eye, dressed in a long flowing robe with ribbons, chest adorned with elaborate jewelry, the peaceful face with gently arched brows and downcast... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2021

A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Sun Simiao, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 249. A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Sun Simiao, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 15 ½ in., 39.3 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 17,640 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the Daoist God of Medicine seated with the right hand resting on the knee and the left hand holding a double gourd in front of the chest, wearing a loose robe and a studded belt over the round belly, the round face with a pointed beard and donning an official's cap, traces of red... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2021

A gilt-bronze figure of a boy, Ming dynasty

Lot 248. A gilt-bronze figure of a boy, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 3 ½ in., 8.9 cm. Estimate: 4,000 -6,000 USD. Lot sold: 16,380 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the youth cast seated, with the legs bent in front, the right arm raised to hold an ingot, the left resting on a recumbent ram to the side, wearing a patterned brocade tied at the waist and simple jewelry, the joyful face surmounted by two topknots, wood stand (2).  Provenance: P.C. Lu & Sons, Hong Kong, 1st July... [Lire la suite]
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