01 août 2021

A Louis XVI four-leaf mahognany and Chinese painted paper folding screen by Joseph Gengenbach dit Canabas, late 18th century

A Louis XVI four-leaf mahognany and Chinese painted paper folding screen by Joseph Gengenbach dit Canabas, late 18th century; H: 98cm x L: 48cm x 4 Leafs. Price on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Each rectangular panel depicting a figurative landscape with court figures. Note: Joseph Gengenbach dit Canabas, maître in 1766.Joseph Gengenbach (1712-1797), known as ‘Canabas’, became master cabinet-maker in 1766 and specialised in delicate items of furniture executed in solid... [Lire la suite]

01 août 2021

A cloisonné enamel scroll-form table, Ming dynasty, 17th century

A cloisonné enamel scroll-form table, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) long. Price on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 The top with a shaped cartouche depicting five bats, wu fu, in flight beside pine trees and rockwork emerging from crashing waves, all beneath clouds scrolls reserved on geometric cell-pattern grounds and flanked by six stylised shou roundels, the underside with a classic lotus scroll. Provenance: Sold at Christie’s London, 9 November 2010, lot 263A... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2021

A Chinese export black and gilt-lacquered bureau-cabinet, circa 1730 - 40, probably for the North European market

A Chinese export black and gilt-lacquered bureau-cabinet, circa 1730 - 40, probably for the North European market; 94 in. (239 cm.) high; 45 in. (114 cm.) wide; 25 in. (64 cm.) deep. Price on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Decorated overall with chinoiserie figures in landscapes, flowers and foliage, with a shaped arched cornice centred by a shell above a pair of mirrored doors, the stepped architectural interior fitted with an arrangement of drawers, recesses and document slides behind pierced sliding... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2021

A pair of Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese Coromandel lacquer and vernis Martin encoignures (corner cabinets) by Adrien Delorme,

A pair of Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese Coromandel lacquer and vernis Martin encoignures (corner cabinets) by Adrien Delorme, circa 1748-49. ; 37 in. (95 cm.) high; 29 in. (73 cm.) wide; 20 in. (52 cm.) deep. Price on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Each with shaped moulded breche d’Alep marble top above a curved door decorated with a triangular cartouche depicting a courtly scene in a palace garden, surrounded by a floral trellis pattern and framed by a lappeted motif, the angles headed by... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2021

A Louis XV Ormolu-mounted Chinese Turquoise-Glazed Porcelain Cat, The Porcelain Qianlong (1736-1795), The mounts second half 18t

A Louis XV Ormolu-mounted Chinese Turquoise-Glazed Porcelain Cat, The Porcelain Qianlong (1736-1795), The mounts second half 18th century; 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.) high; 12 ¼ in. (31 cm.) wide; 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) deep. Price on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance: Probably supplied by Lazare-Duvaux (1703-1758), marchand-mercier, Paris, circa 1750-1755 toJeanne-Antoinette Poisson, marquise de Pompadour, duchesse de Menars (1721-1764), in her Cabinet des Muses,... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2021

Master of the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat (b. 1943), Two Paintings of Ruyi Sceptre

Lot 843. Master of the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat (b. 1943), Two Paintings of Ruyi Sceptre, ink on paper, set of two, 2004; 2009;154.2 x 38.5 cm. 60¾x 15⅛in.; 76.5 x 142 cm. 30⅛x 55⅞in. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Inkspiration: Chinese Paintings Online, Hong Kong, 30 Jul 2021 - 11 Aug 2021
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01 août 2021

Zeng Xiaojun (b. 1954), Scholar's Rock

Lot 840. Zeng Xiaojun (b. 1954), Scholar's Rock, ink on paper, framed, 120.5 x 76.5 cm. 47⅜x 30⅛in. Estimate: 70,000 - 90,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, Labyrinths: Contemporary Ink Paintings By Zeng Xiaojun, 8-24 Nov, 2013. Sotheby's. Inkspiration: Chinese Paintings Online, Hong Kong, 30 Jul 2021 - 11 Aug 2021
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01 août 2021

Tai Xiangzhou (b.1968), Wood Stand, 2014

Tai Xiangzhou (b.1968), Wood Stand, 2014, ink on paper, framed, 117 x 60.4 cm (46 x 23¾in.). Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Inkspiration: Chinese Paintings Online, Hong Kong, 30 Jul 2021 - 11 Aug 2021
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01 août 2021

The Menil Collection opens 'Enchanted: Visual Histories of the Central Andes'

Pierre Verger, Untitled (The Lovely Dance of the Puli Puli with Their Spectacular Headdresses of Feathers and Flowers, Fiesta de la Virgen, Copacabana, Bolivia), 1939- 45. Gelatin silver print, 8 × 7 1/16 in. (20.3 × 17.9 cm). The Menil Collection, Houston. © Fundação Pierre Verger HOUSTON, TX.- Running along the western side of South America, the Andean Mountains have supported a rich, interconnected series of civilizations and empires for more than 3,000 years. Surveying this captivating, multifaceted world, the Menil... [Lire la suite]
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