22 juin 2021

Ming dynasty Blue and white porcelains sold at Sotheby's New York, 22 June 2021

Lot 121. A large blue and white 'landscape' charger, Late Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 17 in., 43 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,292 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Robert McPherson, London, 2010.Collection of Roy Louis Byrnes (1924-2019), and thence by descent.  Lot 122. A large blue and white 'monkey and deer' dish, 16th-17th century. Diameter 17 in., 43 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,780 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. ... [Lire la suite]

22 juin 2021

Ming dynasty ‘Longquan' celadon-glazed ceramics sold at Sotheby's New York, 22 June 2021

Lot 100. A ‘Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' barbed-rim dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 10⅜ in., 26.4 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,032 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Lot 102. A ‘Longquan' celadon-glazed 'figural' table screen, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 6½ in., 16.5 cm. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD. Lot sold: 2,394 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Proenance: Bluett & Sons, London (according to label).Santos London, London,... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2021

Prices Soar at Doyle’s Important Jewelry Auction as Sale Total Doubles Expectations

Prices soared at Doyle's June 17 auction of Important Jewelry reflecting the current robust market and Doyle's ability to achieve exceptional prices. Bidders from around the globe vied for luxurious jewelry from prominent collections and distinguished estates across the country. Among the dazzling offerings were jewels by the world’s most prestigious makers, including Graff, Cartier, Harry Winston, David Webb, Van Cleef & Arpels and Tiffany & Co. With a pre-sale estimate of $2,063,600-3,083,400, the stunning sale total of... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2021

Sotheby's to accept cryptocurrency for rare 100+ carat diamond

‘The Key 10138’, 101.38 carat D Colour Flawless Type IIa Diamond. Estimate US$10-15 million (HK$78-118 million). Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Over the last few months, cryptocurrency has started to make its mark in the world of physical art and objects. Today, it takes its biggest stride yet, as Sotheby’s announces that cryptocurrency will be accepted as payment for one of the earth’s rarest and greatest treasures - an exceptional 101.38-carat pear-shaped D Flawless diamond. Diamonds of this... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2021

A blue and white 'elephant' kendi, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 32. A blue and white 'elephant' kendi, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619). Hauteur: 20 cm. (7 7/8 in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 8,000. Price Realised EUR 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. La verseuse est en forme d'éléphant stylisé luxueusement harnaché. Il porte sur son dos un tapis précieux surmonté d'un vase. Note: Chinese porcelain kendi, deriving from a Middle Eastern form, were made in several animal forms in the Ming dynasty, including frog and elephant.... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2021

A blue and white double-gourd vase, Transitional period, 17th century

Lot 32. A blue and white double-gourd vase, Transitional period, 17th century. Hauteur: 33 cm. (13 in.). Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000. Price Realised EUR 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. La panse globulaire ornée de personnages et leurs serviteurs prenant le frais à l'ombre des arbres, ce décor se répétant sur la partie haute et des fleurs stylisées épanouies sur le col Christie's. Art d'Asie, 9 Juin 2021
22 juin 2021

A blue and white jar, Transitional period, 17th century

Lot 31. A blue and white jar, Transitional period, 17th century. Hauteur: 44 cm. (17 3/8 in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 10,000. Price Realised EUR 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Le pourtour est orné de lettrés accompagnés de leurs serviteurs déambulant sur la terrasse d'un pavillon à l'ombre des arbres. Le col et le pied sont soulignés de petites flammes stylisées. Christie's. Art d'Asie, 9 Juin 2021
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