03 août 2021

A powder-blue-ground gilt-decorated yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2. A powder-blue-ground gilt-decorated yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 17⅜ in., 44.2 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,930 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Ferd. Ponthier, Hilversum (according to label). Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021

03 août 2021

A sancai-glazed bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3. A sancai-glazed bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter of larger 7⅝ in., 19.2 cm. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD. Lot sold: 2,016 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the base with an illegible mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, together with a small white-glazed bowl, wood stand. Provenance: The sancai-glazed bowl: Antik West Oriental Art & Antiques, Göteborg, 1994. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley Sotheby's.The Hundred... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2021

A famille-verte glazed biscuit figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 111. A famille-verte glazed biscuit figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 2,520 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. together with a pair of yellow-glazed jars and covers, 20th century. Height of tallest 10 in., 25.3 cm. Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021
03 août 2021

A famille-verte 'bird and flower' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 4. A famille-verte 'bird and flower' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 8⅞ in, 22.6 cm, wood stand. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD. Lot sold: 8,190 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley. Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021
03 août 2021

A wucai 'figural' jar, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi-Kangxi period (1644-1722)

Lot 127. A wucai 'figural' jar, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi-Kangxi period (1644-1722); Height 12 in., 30.5 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 8,820 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Byrnes Children Trust. Provenance: R&G McPherson, London.Collection of Roy Louis Byrnes (1924-2019), and thence by descent. Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021
03 août 2021

A pair of inscribed wucai sleeve vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 6. A pair of inscribed wucai sleeve vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 8¼ in., 20.9 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD. Lot sold: 52,920 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021  
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03 août 2021

'Companions in Solitude: Reclusion and Communion in Chinese Art' go on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

NEW YORK - This exhibition will explore the twin themes of solitude and togetherness in Chinese art. For more than two thousand years, reclusion—removing oneself from society—has been presented as the ideal condition for mental cultivation and transcending worldly troubles. At the same time, communion with like-minded people has been celebrated as essential to the human experience. This choice, to be alone or to be together, has been central to the lives of thinkers and artists, and Chinese art abounds with images of figures who... [Lire la suite]
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