18 janvier 2019

A pair of famille verte hexagonal vases, Kangxi peiod, circa 1720

Lot 314. A pair of famille verte hexagonal vases, Kangxi peiod, circa 1720; 13 in. (33 cm.) high, each. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Price realised US$7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each decorated with alternating panels enclosing vignettes, figures, and flowering branches. Property from a Distinguished New York Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019

18 janvier 2019

A very large famille verte biscuit-glazed Guanyin, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722)

Lot 312. A very large famille verte biscuit-glazed Guanyin, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722); 29 ½ in. (74.9 cm.) high. Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000. Price realised US$30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Modeled holding an acolyte in one hand, a vessel in the other, standing on a lotus bloom and stepped rectangular base. Property From the Estate of William Kelly Simpson.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
18 janvier 2019

A pair of famille verte triple-gourd vases, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722)

Lot 310. A pair of famille verte triple-gourd vases, Kangxi peiod (1662-1722); 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high, each. Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000. Price realised US$16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each decorated with scrolling chrysanthemum vines. Property From the Estate of William Kelly Simpson.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
18 janvier 2019

Mauritshuis Acquires Painting by Rembrandt’s Most Influential Teacher, Pieter Lastman: St John the Baptist Preaching (1627)

Pieter Lastman, St John the Baptist Preaching, 1627. Panel, 60 x 92 cm. Mauritshuis, The Hague. Acquired by the Friends of the Mauritshuis with the support of a private donor. © 2019 Mauritshuis THE HAGUE.- The Mauritshuis has for many years had an engaging and high-quality painting by Pieter Lastman (1583-1633), Rembrandt’s most influential teacher, on its wish list. This dream has now been fulfilled with the acquisition of St John the Baptist Preaching of 1627. The painting was purchased from an American owner... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2019

A blue and white European subject cup, cover, and stand, Kangxi period, circa 1690

Lot 453. A blue and white European subject cup, cover, and stand, Kangxi period, circa 1690; 5 3/8 (13.6 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000. Price realised US$2,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each painted with the 'Queen Blanche' of France telling Louis XI, 'The Empire of Virtue stretches to the end of the world' (L'EMPIRE DE LA VERTU EST AB AU BOUT DE L'UNIVERS). Provenance: With Charles Perry, Atlanta. Literature: D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader,... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A blue and white 'Sense of smell' dish, Kangxi mark, circa 1700

Lot 450. A blue and white 'Sense of smell' dish, Kangxi mark, circa 1700; 13 ½ in. (34.2 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. Price realised US$9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. With French court figures on a terrace, a servant bringing them blooms to smell, six-character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue and of the period. Provenance: The Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 30 January 1985, lot 24.With Hancock, St. James', LondonThe Ionides Collection; Sotheby's, London, 2... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2019

A large blue and white 'Porcelain production' charger, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 449. A large blue and white 'Porcelain production' charger, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 23 15 3/8 in. (39.1 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000. Price realised US$3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Workers refining the clay, the reverse with underglaze blue 23. Provenance: The Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 192. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A rare blue and white coffee-pot and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 448. A rare blue and white coffee-pot and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 11 ¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high. Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000. Price realised US$10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. A European hunt depicted around the sides, a vignette of Europa and the Bull above. Provenance: The Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 92.The Ionides Collection; Sotheby's, London, 2 July 1963, lot 10. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  ... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A blue and white botanical plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 447. A blue and white botanical plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500. Price realised US$3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Decorated after botanist Marie-Sybille Merian's notebooks. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
17 janvier 2019

A blue and white 'Pronk arbor' plate, Qianlong period, circa 1738 

Lot 446. A blue and white 'Pronk arbor' plate, Qianlong period, circa 1738; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000. Price realised US$4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Finely painted after the design by Cornelis Pronk for the Dutch East India Co. Literature: D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, London, 1994, p. 75, no. 56. The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part... [Lire la suite]