13 octobre 2020

Sotheby's to offer an ultra-rare Russian Pink Diamond this autumn

‘The Spirit of the Rose’, the world's largest Fancy Vivid Purple-Pink Internally Flawless Type IIa diamond, 14.83 carats. Estimate of US$ 23-38 million (CHF 21 – 35 million). Courtesy Sotheby's. GENEVA.- Hot on the heels of the sale of a 102.39-carat perfect white diamond for US$15.7 million last week, Sotheby’s announced today that it will offer another rarity: the world’s largest vivid purple-pink diamond. Mined and cut by ALROSA – one of the world’s leading diamond producers, the 14.83- carat Fancy... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2020

A rare Korean slip-painted celadon meiping, Koryo dynasty, 12th century

Lot 36. A rare Korean slip-painted celadon meiping, Koryo dynasty, 12th century; 30.5 cm, 12 in. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 277,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the tapering body rising to high round shoulders and surmounted by a short waisted neck with galleried rim, decorated in black and white slip with three cranes flying amidst stylised clouds, all below a collar of leafy lappets, covered overall save for the footring in a sea-green glaze, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2020

A blue and white deep porcelain bowl, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 18th-19th century

Lot 1059. A blue and white deep porcelain bowl, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 18th-19th century; 9 7/8in (25cm) diameter; 5 1/2in (14cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000-5,000. Sold for US$ 3,187 (€ 2,717). Courtesy Bonhams The deep bowl set on a ring foot and decorated in underglaze blue with two sprays of citrine, the interior painted with a single auspicious character within a double-ringed roundel. Provenance: Previously sold these rooms, March 20, 2019, lot 389.Robert W. Moore Collection, sold Christie's,... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2020

A blue and white porcelain jar, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 19th century

Lot 1049. A blue and white porcelain jar, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 19th century; 6 7/8in (17.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000-3,000. Sold for US$ 2,040 (€ 1,739). Courtesy Bonhams The small baluster vase freely painted in underglaze cobalt with a spray of chrysanthemums and grasses, the neck finished with a narrow band, the recessed foot with three incised marksWith a wood tomobako storage box. Provenance: Purchased at Gumps, San Francisco, California, 13 February 1956 Bonhams. Fine... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2020

A Korean inlaid celadon glazed vase, Goryeo dynasty (918-1392), 13th century

Lot 1044. A fine iron-decorated porcelain moon flask, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 17th-18th century; 10 1/4in (26cm). Estimate US$ 1,200-1,800. Sold for US$ 1,020 (€ 869). Courtesy Bonhams The heavily potted cylindrical body tapering inward to a narrow neck and everted rim, painted in iron oxide on three faces with a stylized tree. Provenance: Purchased at Gumps, San Francisco, California, 13 February 1956 Bonhams. Fine Japanese and Korean Art, New York, September 24, 2020.
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03 octobre 2020

A Buncheong stoneware bottle, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 16th century

Lot 1047. A fine iron-decorated porcelain moon flask, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 17th-18th century; 10 7/8in (27.5cm) wide. Estimate US$ 7,000-9,000. Sold for US$  6,950 (€ 5,924). Courtesy Bonhams Modeled in the form of a rice bale with an upright neck and everted rim covered in white slip and incised on both ends with concentric lines, decorated in brown iron oxide with shaped panels of fish, the base of the neck encircled with a lotus flower, set on an oval foot ring, all covered in a clear... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2020

A fine iron-decorated porcelain moon flask, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 17th-18th century

Lot 1047. A fine iron-decorated porcelain moon flask, Joseon dynasty (1392-1897), 17th-18th century; 8 1/4in (21.1cm) high. Estimate US$ 40,000-50,000. Sold for US$ 50,075 (€ 42,689). Courtesy Bonhams The vase set on a high oval foot and applied with cord runners on the sides, the circular sides decorated in underglaze iron with blossoming flowers, the vase covered in a clear glaze with a slight blue castWith a Japanese wood tomobako storage box inscribed Korai henko hanaire (Korean... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2020

Exhibition at Galerie Karsten Greve features ceramics by Korean artist Young-Jae Lee

Young-Jae Lee, 3 Spinach Bowls, 2010, vitrified clay with manganese, ash feldspar glaze. © Denis Bury, Essen, Germany COLOGNE.- Galerie Karsten Greve is presenting a second solo exhibition featuring ceramics by Korean artist Young-Jae Lee in Cologne. On display are one hundred and sixty Spinach Bowls – dining and drinking bowls created over a period of almost twenty years. The small, bulbous jars have their special aesthetic appeal due to their diverse glazes.Born in Seoul in 1951, Young-Jae Lee moved to Germany in... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2020

A superbly carved celadon-glazed 'lotus' box and cover, Korea, Koryo dynasty

Lot 5054. A superbly carved celadon-glazed 'lotus' box and cover, Korea, Koryo dynasty (935-1392); 9 cm, 3 1/2  in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD. Sold for 375,000 HKD (44,370 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of the cover delicately carved with subtle steps of overlapping layers of petals radiating from a central bloom, each petal intricately combed with fine incisions, all above straight sides detailed with a geometric band repeated on the straight sides of the... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2020

A Korean celadon stoneware cup stand, Koryo dynasty, early 12th century

Lot 3273. A Korean celadon stoneware cup stand, Koryo dynasty, early 12th century; 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The cup stand is raised on a high, flared foot to an extended flange formed of eight petal-shaped lobes that encircles a central cup-form receptacle to hold a cup. It is covered in a light green celadon glaze with exception of the foot rim, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Christie's... [Lire la suite]
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