23 juin 2021

"L'empereur romain, un mortel parmi les dieux" dans l'exposition du musée de la romanité

NIMES - Jusqu'au 19 septembre 2021, le Musée de la Romanité organise, avec la collaboration du Musée du Louvre, la première exposition française intégralement consacrée au culte impérial : « L’Empereur romain, un mortel parmi les dieux ». L’exposition retrace les origines du culte impérial, pratique instaurée par le premier empereur de Rome, Auguste, au Ier s. av. J.-C. Au fil du parcours, le public découvre les références religieuses et mythiques qui légitiment le pouvoir de l’empereur et... [Lire la suite]
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23 juin 2021

A small lobed ge-type-glazed jar, 17th century

Lot 247. A small lobed ge-type-glazed jar, 17th century. Diameter 10.2 cm. Est: €800 - €1,000. Courtesy Lempertz Grey stoneware, covered with a crackled creamy blueish-white glaze. Provenance: Private collection, Hesse. Kunsthaus Lempertz KG, Asian Art I (China - Tibet/Nepal - India, South East Asia), June 24, 2021, Köln, Germany
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23 juin 2021

Two blue and white Kraak bottle vases & a dish, Wanli period (1572-1620) at Lempertz, 24 june 2021

Lot 131. A blue and white Kraak bottle vase, Wanli period (1572-1620). Height 28 cm. Est: €3,000 - €5,000. Courtesy Lempertz A pear-shaped bottle vase with slender neck and slightly everted rim, decorated in underglaze-blue with six vertical panels of horses jumping or flying over waves alternated with floral panels below a band of interlocked ruyi heads and tasseled beaded pendants. Provenance: Private collection, Ruhr area, Germany, assembled in the 1960s, acquired at China-Bohlken, Westerland, in the year 1966,... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2021

A white-glazed stem bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), second half 15th century

Lot 129. A white-glazed stem bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), second half 15th century. Height 11.8 cm, diameter 14.8 cm. Est: €8,000 - €12,000. Courtesy Lempertz With rounded sides slightly everting at the rim supported on a tall hollow spreading foot. Restored. Provenance: Acquired at Sotheby Parke Bernet, Los Angeles, 5.-8.3.1979, lot 1277. Kunsthaus Lempertz KG, Asian Art I (China - Tibet/Nepal - India, South East Asia), June 24, 2021, Köln, Germany
23 juin 2021

A Zhangzhou brown-glazed slip-decorated censer, Wanli period (1572-1620)

Lot 127. A Zhangzhou brown-glazed slip-decorated censer, Wanli period (1572-1620). Diameter 14 cm. Est: €3,000 - €5,000. Courtesy Lempertz Of bulbous shape, decorated in white slip on an amber-brown ground to the exterior with a dragon and a phoenix and two lion mask handles below the rim. Provenance: Private collection, Ruhr area, assembled since the 1960s, acquired in 1966 at China Bohlken, Westerland, and thence in the family by descent. Literature: Compare a bowl of similar type in Hong Kong Museum of Art,... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2021

A Zhangzhou (Swatow) slip-decorated jar, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 127. A Zhangzhou (Swatow) slip-decorated jar, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Height 9.2 cm. Est: €2,000 - €3,000. Courtesy Lempertz Decorated in slip on a blue ground with cranes and lotus flowers. Provenance: Private collection, Ruhr area, assembled since the 1960s, acquired in 1967 at Heinrich Peters, Berlin, and thence in the family by descent. Literature: Compare a similar jar ob brown grwound in Hong Kong Museum of Art, South-East Asian and Chinese Trade Pottery, Hong Kong 1979, Nr. 151 and The... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2021

A blue ground baluster jar, Wanli period (1572-1620)

Lot 126. A blue ground baluster jar, Wanli period (1572-1620). H 15,5 cm. Est: €1,000 - €1,500. Courtesy Lempertz Of baluster-shape, the exterior decorated in biscuit with fish among flaming pearls, reserved on a dark blue ground. Provenance: Private collection, Ruhr area, assembled since the 1960s, acquired in 1970 at China Bohlken, Westerland, and thence in the family by descent. Literature: Compare Jessica Harrison Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London 2001, no. 11:182. Kunsthaus Lempertz... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2021

Ming dynasty Longquan celadon ceramics at Lempertz, 24 june 2021

Lot 125. A large Longquan celadon charger, 15th century. Diameter 45.5 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Of saucer form, carved to the cavetto with a sketchy leaf sprig and foliage, covered with a greyish green glaze except for an unglazed ring to the base burnt brownish during firing. Provenance: Private collection, Hesse. Lot 244. A Longquan celadon stem cup, 14th-15th century. Height 10.6 cm. Est: €800 - €1,200. Courtesy Lempertz Rounded bowl with lipped rim, raised on a high splayed foot with... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2021

A wucai ‘longevity’ kosometsuke dish, Ming dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen period

Lot 126. A wucai ‘longevity’ kosometsuke dish, Ming dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen period (1621-1644). Diameter 7⅞ in., 20 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,410 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Provenance: Collection of Johanna (1931-2004) and Frank Uhl (1926-2006), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021