11 mai 2023

Rare and important Iznik water bottle at Bonhams Islamic and Indian Art sale

Lot 56. An important Iznik pottery water bottle (surahi) Turkey, circa 1575. Estimate: £100,000-200,000. Sold. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A rare and important 16th century Iznik pottery water bottle known as a surahi is to be offered at Bonhams Islamic and Indian Art sale in London on Tuesday 23 May 2023. Made in Turkey in around 1575, the 37.8 cm. high bottle is estimated at £100,000-200,000.The water bottle comes from the collection of the Rolin family. The Belgian businessman Leon Rolin (1871-1950), nicknamed 'The... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2023

Chinese ceramics from The MQ Collection sold at Sotheby's Paris 18 april 2023

Lot 90. The MQ Collection. A painted grey earthenware figure of an ox, Northern Wei dynasty (386-535). L. 18.5 cm. Lot Sold 7,620 EUR (Estimate 4,000 - 6,000 EUR). © Sotheby's Provenance: Acquired by the original collector in Japan in 1980's.Acquired from a private collection in Taipei in 1988. General light surface wear. Both ears and the tail are re-stuck to the body. Lot 91. The MQ Collection.  An inscribed 'Jizhou' ‘tortoiseshell’ bowl, Song... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2023

Zhang Yaowu (b. 1964), Still Life

Lot 1107. Zhang Yaowu (b. 1964), Still Life. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 in. (76 x 61 cm.). Signed Yaowu Zhang and dated 2022. Price realised USD 35,280 (Estimate USD 7,000 – USD 9,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2023 The painting depicts an archaic bronze tripod wine vessel, jue (lot 1106), and a scholar’s rock. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist in 2022. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 23 March - 24 March 2023
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