27 mars 2017

A Henan russet-splashed black glazed conical tea bowl, Northen Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 40. A Henan russet-splashed black glazed conical tea bowl, Northen Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,863 - USD 38,795) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The finely potted bowl with widely flared sides is covered on the interior with a lustrous black glaze and decorated with russet splashes. The exterior is applied with a plain black glaze, thinning to a brown colour near the mouth rim and ending above the exposed buff biscuit foot. 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) diam.,... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2017

A Jian persimon-glazed tea bowl, Southern Song-Jin dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 39. A Jian persimon-glazed tea bowl, Southern Song-Jin dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,879 - USD 6,466) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is covered overall with a lustrous glaze of reddish-brown tone, stopping irregularly above the foot exposing the dark purplish-brown body. 5 in. (12.9 cm.) diam., box Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong
27 mars 2017

A persimon-glazed alms bowl, Northen Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 38. A persimon-glazed alms bowl, Northen Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 12,932 - USD 25,863) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is covered overall with small persimmon ‘mottles’ over a black glaze, stopping above the purplish-grey dressed foot. 4 3/4 in. (12 cm.) diam., box Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong
27 mars 2017

A black-glazed deep bowl, Northen Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 37. A black-glazed deep bowl, Northen Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 51,727 - USD 77,590) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl, with deep rounded sides, is covered in a thick black glaze stopping just above the foot to reveal the body dressed in dark purplish-brown. 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam. box Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong
27 mars 2017

A rare Jian 'silver hare's fur' tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 36. A rare Jian  'silver hare's fur' tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,795 - USD 64,658) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The tea bowl is well potted with deep sides rising from a short foot to a finger-grooved rim. It is covered with a thick black glaze finely streaked with iridescent 'silver hare's fur', stopping irregularly above the foot exposing the dark brown body. 5 in. (13 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box Christie's. The... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

Princely Bureau mécanique "Aux bustes de romains", owned par Eugène de Beauharnais, Empire, ca. 1802-05

Lot 1266. Princely Bureau mécanique "Aux bustes de romains", owned par Eugène de Beauharnais, Empire, from a Parisian master workshop, the design is attributable to L.E. BATAILLE (Laurent Edme Bataille, died 1819), the bronzes by P.P. THOMIRE (Pierre Philippe Thomire, 1751 Paris 1843), with label PE GARDE MEUBLE DE MUNICH (No.) 18, ca. 1802-05. Estimate CHF 150 000 / 200 000 (€ 138 890 / 231 480). Photo: Koller. Flame mahogany. Rectangular, sliding top. Pull-out, hinged drawer lined inside... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2017

Pair of Boulle encoignures "Aux Espagnolettes", Louis XV, by J. BAUMHAUER, Paris, ca. 1755

Lot 1070. Pair of Boulle encoignures "Aux Espagnolettes", Louis XV, by J. BAUMHAUER (Joseph Baumhauer, "ébéniste du Roi" ca. 1749), Paris, ca. 1755. Estimate CHF 150 000 / 200 000 (€ 138 890 / 231 480). Photo: Koller. Brown tortoiseshell, exquisitely inlaid with brass mounts "en première-partie"; blossoms, leaves, scrolls, cartouches and decorative frieze. Front with central door and 2 drawers. Exquisite matte and polished gilt bronze mounts and applications. The busts and the central cartouche... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

Desk with lacquer pannels, Louis XV, signed J.F. DUBUT (Jean François Dubut, died 1778), guild stamp, Paris ca. 1755/60

Lot 1093. Desk with lacquer pannels, Louis XV, signed J.F. DUBUT (Jean François Dubut, died 1778), guild stamp, Paris, ca. 1755-60. Estimate CHF 100 000 / 180 000 (€ 92 590 / 166 670). Photo: Koller. Purpleheart in veneer, and inlaid with reserves and decorated with panels lacquered in the"goût chinois"; idealized park landscape on a black ground, depicting human figures as hunters and exotic animals. Top lined with green, used leather, edged in brass. 6 curved legs. Front with central drawer, the... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

"Pietra Paesina" Cabinet, Renaissance, Florence, 17th century.

Lot 1024. "Pietra Paesina" Cabinet, Renaissance, Florence, 17th century. Estimate CHF 100 000 / 200 000 (€ 92 590 / 185 190). Photo: Koller. Ebonized wood, exquisitely inlaid with "Pietra Paesina" marble as well as with brass and tin fillets. Rectangular body with scrolled top and handles on the side, on a straight frame with spherical feet, on a later console table from the 19th century with 4 pillars and spherical feet. Structured front with central drawer "en fausse porte" between 3 drawers, with... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

Vénus Callipyge debout, Culture Chupicuaro, État du Guanajuato, Mexique, Préclassique récent, 400-100 av. J.-C.

Lot 48. Vénus Callipyge debout, Culture Chupicuaro, État du Guanajuato, Mexique, Préclassique récent, 400-100 av. J.-C. Estimation 120 000 - 130 000 €. Photo Binoche et Giquello Céramique à engobe rouge brique et blanc crème, peinture ornementale noire. H. 27,3 cm - L. 21,6 cmChupicuaro standing venus, buffware ceramic, Mexico. H. 10 3/4 - L. 8 1/2 inProvenance: Acquis par l'actuel propriétaire en 2006Ancient Art of the New World, New YorkChristie's New York, 21 novembre 2006 (n°125)Collection... [Lire la suite]