20 février 2018

A white jade figure of Shoulao, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3041. A white jade figure of Shoulao, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 16.5 cm., 6 1/2  in. Estimate 150,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013. the immortal portrayed standing with a gentle smile on his face framed by a finely incised beard, below arched brows and expressive wrinkles on his forehead, sporting a small cap on his characteristically bulging tonsured head and dressed in a plaited robe with ample sleeves, fastened at the waist... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2018

A fine and rare white jade dish, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3039. A fine and rare white jade dish, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 17 cm., 6 2/3  in. Estimate 400,000 - 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 937,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013. of shallow form, resting on a low, square-cut footring, finely carved with wide rounded sides gently everted before the sharp rim, with a well-defined circular floor on the interior, the translucent stone of even white tone with a fine silky smooth polish. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th October... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2018

A white jade 'Bat and Shou symbol' washer, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3038. A white jade 'Bat and Shou symbol' washer, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 12.5 cm., 4 7/8  in. Estimate 600,000 - 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,600,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the lobed sides of quatrefoil section, supported on four small slightly flared ruyi feet, the rim finely carved with a bat spreading its wings grasping a beribonned shou character in its mouth, the character carved in openwork extending the width... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2018

Aronson Antiquairs at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Pair of polychrome wall plaques, Delft, circa 1750. Delftware, 27.3 cm (10.7 in.) square. Aronson Antiquairs (Stand 106). © TEFAF 2018 Flower baskets are frequently depicted on seventeenth-century Dutch floral still life paintings. Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (1573-1621) is considered the first Dutch artist to have made a flower basket oil painting in 1607. Provenance: The Mr. And Mrs. L. Collection, USA Adrianus Kock, Two Delfware blue and white cellars, Delft, The Netherlands, circa... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2018

Arnoldi-Livie at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Joos de Momper the Younger (1564 - Antwerp - 1635), The Corn Harvest, circa 1610-1620. Oil on panel, 69 x 106.5 cm (27.2 x 41.9 in.). Arnoldi-Livie (Stand 339). © TEFAF 2018 Provenance: Menke sale, June 1/2, 1904, Brussels, Le Roy, no. 13 (as Jan Brueghel the Elder); Wertheim sale, April 30, 1930, Berlin, no. 62, ill. (as Joos de Momper and Jan Brueghel); Renner Collection, Hamburg; Private collection, Rhineland Literature: Klaus Ertz, Josse de Momper der Jüngere, Freren 1986, no. 321, p. 553,... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2018

An Exceptional 'Qiangjin' and 'Tianqi' Lacquer 'Wandai Shenghe' Double-Lozenge Box and Cover, Mark and Period of Qianlong

Lot 50. An Exceptional 'Qiangjin' and 'Tianqi' Lacquer 'Wandai Shenghe' Double-Lozenge Box and Cover, Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795); width 31.7 cm., 12 1/2  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,840,000 HKD. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 omodelled in the form of two overlapping lozenges with six cylindrical posts at the corners, the cinnabar lacquer finely incised and gilt in the qiangjin technique and further picked out... [Lire la suite]

20 février 2018

An Inscribed Cinnabar Lacquer Songhua Inkstone Set, Mark and Period of Yongzheng, Dated 1724

Lot 49. An Inscribed Cinnabar Lacquer Songhua Inkstone Set, Mark and Period of Yongzheng, Dated 1724; 12.9 cm., 5 1/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,960,000 HKD. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 of circular form with straight sides supported on five short narrow feet, the cover with a slightly raised top finely incised and gilt with a twelve-column inscription titled Shiyan fu ('Ode to ink stone') and dated to the ninth day of the ninth month of... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2018

A Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Box and Cover, Mark and Period of Wanli, Dated in Accordance with 1595

Lot 46. A Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Box and Cover, Mark and Period of Wanli, Dated in Accordance with 1595: 9.5 by 29.3 by 29.3 cm., 3 3/4  by 11 1/2  by 11 1/2  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,200,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2014 of square form with slightly bombé sides and cusped corners, all supported on a square foot, deftly carved in varied levels of relief through layers of rich cinnabar lacquer to the ocher ground below, the cover with a... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2018

Daphne Alazraki Fine Art at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Jean Dufy (Le Havre, 1888 - Boussay, 1964), Venise, le Grand Canal, 1929. Oil on canvas, 65 x 80 cm (25.5 x 31.5 in.) Signed and dated lower center 'Jean Dufy 29'. Daphne Alazraki Fine Art (Stand 363). © TEFAF 2018 This painting is sold with a certificate of authenticity from Jacques Bailley. Provenance: Collection Kleinmann & Co, New York; Private collection, Europe. Literature: Jacques Bailly, Catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre Jean Dufy, 1888-1964, France 2011, volume I, p. 354, no.... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2018

A 'Qiangjin' and 'Tianqi' Lacquer Bowl, Mark and Period of Wanli, dated in Accordance with 1591

Lot 45. A 'Qiangjin' and 'Tianqi' Lacquer Bowl, Mark and Period of Wanli, dated in Accordance with 1591; diameter 12.9 cm., 5 1/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 200,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2014 with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a flared rim, the deep red cinnabar ground finely incised and gilt on the exterior in the qiangjin technique and further painted in tianqi polychrome enamels with a continuous scene of eight boys at play, one group... [Lire la suite]