04 août 2021

A blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 125. A blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Diameter 6 in., 15.3 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 2,520 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: John Sparks, London (according to label). Sotheby's London, 13th November 2003, lot 346. Collection of Roy Louis Byrnes (1924-2019), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art,... [Lire la suite]

04 août 2021

A blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 34. A blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Diameter 8⅜ in., 21 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,040 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, wood stand. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
04 août 2021

A blue and white vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 32. A blue and white vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 15⅝ in., 39.7 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 31,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. comprising the top half of a double-gourd vase. Provenance: Collection of Marion and Vincent Muraglia, acquired in the 1940s, and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
04 août 2021

'Tokyo: Art & Photography' at the Ashmolean until 3 January 2022

Ninagawa Mika (b. 1972), Tokyo from Utsurundesu series, since 2018. Models: AMIAYA © Ninagawa Mika, courtesy the artist and Tomio Koyama Gallery Tokyo: Art & Photography is a celebration of one of the world’s most creative, dynamic and fascinating cities. Including works on loan from Japan and new commissions by contemporary artists, the show spans the exquisite arts of the Edo period (1603–1868) when the country was officially closed to the outside world; the iconic images of Hokusai and Hiroshige; to the photography of... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2021

A large aubergine-glazed hu-form vase with mask-form mock-handles, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 114. A large aubergine-glazed hu-form vase with mask-form mock-handles, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 14⅞ in., 37.8 cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD. Lot sold: 11,340 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the William Boyce Thompson Collection. Provenance: Collection of Rufus E. Moore (1840-1918).American Art Association, New York, 30th January 1919, lot 1051.Collection of William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred... [Lire la suite]