13 juin 2021

Kangxi porcelain sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

Lot 313. A wucai 'landscape' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14.7 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold: 378,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's Property from a Hong Kong private collection. Provenance: Collection of Edward T. Chow (1910-1980). Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th May 1981, lot 575. Lot 313. A wucai 'landscape' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14.5 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot... [Lire la suite]

13 juin 2021

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild (940-7)

Lot 13. Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild (940-7), 2015, oil on canvas, 140 × 160 cm. (55 ⅛ × 62 ⅞ in.), signed, numbered and dated '940-7 Richter 2015' on the reverse. Estimate HKD 75,000,000 - 95,000,000 (USD 9,615,385 - 12,179,488). Sold for HKD 95,100,000 (USD 12,192,308). Courtesy Poly Auctions Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery, New YorkAcquired from the above by the present owner in 2016. Exhibited: New York, Marian Goodman Gallery, Gerhard Richter: Paintings and Drawings, 7 May – 25 June... [Lire la suite]
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13 juin 2021

A rare large archaic bronze tripod basin, Han Dynasty

Lot 471. A rare large archaic bronze tripod basin, Han Dynasty; 28cm (11in) diam. Estimate £1,200 - £1,500. Sold for £ 2,167 (€ 2,528). © Bonhams The large basin rising to an everted rim, standing on three standing human supports, a raised band around the vessel cast with a pair of taotie mask handles suspending loose rings. Note: See a related example illustrated by R-Y.Lefebvre d'Argencé, Bronze Vessels of Ancient China in The Avery Brundage Collection, San Francisco, 1977,... [Lire la suite]
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13 juin 2021

An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, hu, Han Dynasty

Lot 470. An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, hu, Han Dynasty; 37cm (14 1/2in) high. Estimate £1,000 - £1,500. Sold for £ 2,550 (€ 2,975). © Bonhams The pear-shaped vessel rising from a flaring foot to a waisted neck and flaring mouth, the body encircled by three bands cast in relief, a smiliar band encircling the mouth, the shoulder flanked by a pair of taotie masks suspending loose rings, the round cover with three 'S'-shaped finials, the patina of mottled grey colour with green... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2021

An archaic bronze incense burner and cover and a bronze 'ear' cup, Han Dynasty

Lot 469. An archaic bronze incense burner and cover and a bronze 'ear' cup, Han Dynasty. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000. Sold for £ 1,912 (€ 2,231). © Bonhams The incense burner raised on three curling legs terminating in hoof feet, the hemispherical lower body fitted with a curved handle, the hinged openwork domed cover pierced with meandering foliage, 14.7cm (5 3/4in) long; the ear cup, of oval form with deep rounded and slightly flaring sides flanked by two crescent-shaped handles raised on a... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2021

A rare set of archaic miniature ritual bronze vessel, Han Dynasty

Lot 468. A rare set of archaic miniature ritual bronze vessel, Han Dynasty. The stove 22cm ( 8 5/8in) long. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000. Sold for £ 12,112 (€ 14,131). © Bonhams Comprising a stove, zao, the boat-shaped vessel on four small feet, incorporating a steamer, zeng, two bowls and two spoons; a warming bowl; a footed lamp, decorated with mountains on the spreading foot, with a long curved handle issuing from the shallow bowl; two pear-shaped vases, hu, and covers, one of which of... [Lire la suite]
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13 juin 2021

An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, bianhu, Han Dynasty

Lot 467. An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, bianhu, Han Dynasty; 31cm (12 1/4in) wide. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Sold for £ 7,012 (€ 8,181). © Bonhams Of flattened oval shape raised on a rectangular hollow base, the sides with grooved bands, and applied with a pair of taotie masks at the shoulders, each suspending loose rings, the domed cover incised with a double mask, the bronze with a mottled dark green patina. Note: See a related example illustrated by... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2021

An archaic bronze ritual tripod wine vessel and cover, houlou, Western Han Dynasty

Lot 466. An archaic bronze ritual tripod wine vessel and cover, houlou, Western Han Dynasty; 25cm (9 7/8in) high. Estimate £1,000 - £1,500. Sold for £ 6,375 (€ 7,437). © Bonhams The vessel of rounded shape supported on three short curling legs, applied to the upper body with a pair of loop fittings linked to a chain handle, the domed cover with two ring handles, the surface encrusted with areas of malachite. Note: See a similar example illustrated by R.Y.Lefebvre d'Argencé, Bronze Vessels of... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2021

'Gustave Moreau: The Fables' at Waddesdon Manor, 12 June – 31 October 2021

Gustave Moreau, The lion and the gnat (detail) © Private Rothschild Collection/Jean-Yves Lacôte Gustave Moreau (1826-98) is one of the most brilliant and influential artists of the French Symbolist movement, and this exhibition reveals some of the most extraordinary works he ever made, unseen in public for over a century. In collaboration with the Rothschild family and Musée National Gustave Moreau, Paris, the exhibition will reveal 34 watercolours, created by Moreau between 1879 and 1885, for the first time since 1906. They... [Lire la suite]
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