07 avril 2022

A molded Yazhou 'boys' bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th century

Lot 1073. A molded Yazhou 'boys' bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th century; 6 1⁄4 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Price realised USD 16,380 (Estimate USD 6,000 – USD 8,000). © Christie's 2022 The bowl is molded on the interior with four boys hanging playfully from tree boughs. The glaze is of an even olive-green tone. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022
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07 avril 2022

A carved Yue celadon box and cover, Five Dynasties period, 10th century

Lot 1071. A carved Yue celadon box and cover, Five Dynasties period, 10th century; 4 7⁄8 in. (12.3 cm.) diam, cloth box. Price realised USD 17,640 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022 The shallow domed cover is carved in relief with a scrolling peony spray. The box and cover are covered overall with a pale olive-green glaze. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1988. Note: Intended to contain precious substances and objects, Yue ware covered boxes of this type were... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2022

A chestnut and straw-glazed pottery figure of a Bactrian camel, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

 Lot 1070. A chestnut and straw-glazed pottery figure of a Bactrian camel, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 21 in. (53.3 cm.) high. Price realised USD 9,450 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022 The camel is well modeled and standing with head raised and mouth open in a bray, the hair on the front of the neck applied in small, well defined overlapping sections and covered with a straw glaze, while fine gouging indicates the hair on the humps, the body glazed a deep chestnut... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2022

A white-glazed ovoid lobed ewer, Five dynasties-Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century

Lot 1069. A white-glazed ovoid lobed ewer, Five dynasties-Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century; 6 in. (15.5 cm.) high, cloth box. Price realised USD 4,788 (Estimate USD 3,000 – USD 5,000). © Christie's 2022 The oval body is set with a short spout and has a Y-shaped handle decorated with small florets, terminating in two molded floral appliques. The whole is covered in an ivory-white glaze that continues onto the base. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1989. Christie's. Important... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2022

An Invisible Artwork by Yves Klein Just Sold for More Than $1 Million at Sotheby’s

Lot 17. Yves Klein (1928 - 1962), Zone de sensibilité picturale immatérielle Série n°1, Zone n°02 (receipt to Jacques Kugel), signed Yves Klein and dated 7-12-1959, ink on paper, 8,5 x 19,5 cm; 3 ¹¹/₃₂ x 7 ⁴³/₆₄ in. Executed in 1959. Lot sold: 1,063,500 EUR (Estimate: 280,000 - 500,000 EUR).  Image courtesy of Sotheby's. PARIS - An invisible artwork by Yves Klein just sold for more than $1 million at Sotheby’s in Paris.  Well, sort of. On the... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2022

A rediscovered Michelangelo drawing to be sold in Paris on 18 May 2022

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), A nude young man (after Masaccio) surrounded by two figures. Pen and two shades of brown ink, 13 x 7 7/8 in. Estimate on request. Courtesy Christie's Images Ltd. 2022. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's announced the sale of a previously unknown drawing by Michelangelo, A nude young man (after Masaccio) surrounded by two figures, executed early in his career. This exceptionally rare work, one of the very few drawings by Michelangelo still in private hands, will be auctioned on 18 May... [Lire la suite]
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