22 août 2022

Summer Sale of Chinese Art: A Private Asian Collection at Bonhams

© Bonhams 2001-2022 From 22 to 30 August, Bonhams presents "Summer sale of Chinese Art: A Private Asian Collection", an online sale featuring a wide array of Chinese works of art spanning more than 2000 years of Chinese history. Among the 69 lots are archaic ritual bronzes, pottery and porcelain, jades and other works of art, dating from the Shang dynasty to the Republic period. This collection was assembled by an Asian collector over the past three decades via international auction houses and renowned art dealers in New York,... [Lire la suite]

22 août 2022

Conversing in Clay: Ceramics from the LACMA Collection

Unknown, Jar with Dragon and Clouds, Korea, 1700–1800, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, purchased with Museum Funds, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA Los Angeles - One of the earliest and best-preserved areas of artistic production across the globe, ceramics remain a vital field of expression and experimentation into the present. Conversing in Clay: Ceramics from the LACMA Collection explores the medium through 14 case studies, placing historical works in visual dialogue with contemporary examples to illuminate... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2022

A Gilt-Decorated Iron-Red Glazed ‘Lotus’ Stem Bowl, Jiajing Period (1522-1566)

Lot 3584. A Gilt-Decorated Iron-Red Glazed ‘Lotus’ Stem Bowl, Jiajing Period (1522-1566). D 13.3cm. Sold for HKD 300,000 (Estimate HKD 150,000 - 250,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 The bowl is of dignified form, with a rounded belly and flared open mouth, supported by a high, graceful footrim. The vessel is covered with a rich, saturated iron-red colour, and decorated with the 'common gold' method, in which gold leaf is applied to the surface of the vessel and the design is... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2022

A Blue and White ‘Children At Play’ Jar, Mark and Period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3583. A Blue and White ‘Children At Play’ Jar, Mark and Period of Jiajing (1522-1566). H 34.5cm. Sold for HKD 9,800,000 (Estimate HKD 6,800,000 - 9,800,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 The jar has a straight mouth, a short neck, broad shoulders, and a recessed, rounded foot; the entire body painted in blue and white with a scene of children playing. The children are in different and lively poses, sitting in clusters of three or two, either diligently studying or playing,... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2022

A Yellow-Ground and Underglaze Blue ‘Pomegranate’ Dish, Mark and Period of Zhengde (1506-1521)

Lot 3582. A Yellow-Ground and Underglaze Blue ‘Pomegranate’ Dish, Mark and Period of Zhengde (1506-1521). D 29.5cm. Sold for HKD 1,300,000 (Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 The dish, with an open mouth and curved belly, is beautifully evenly shaped, with a dignified and dignified form and a subdued air of grandeur. The interior is decorated with a pattern of folding pomegranate flowers, the heads of which are in full bloom, with some in bud, and with... [Lire la suite]