09 juillet 2020

An important Qingbai lobed ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 2804. An important Qingbai lobed ewer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 9. 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 2,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The body is potted with eight vertical lobes that rise to incised horizontal bands at the base of the trumpet neck, above a straight ring foot. It is applied with a strap handle attached on top with a small loop. It is covered overall with a transparent crackled glaze of creamy white tone... [Lire la suite]

09 juillet 2020

A Ding carved 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 2802. A Ding carved 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The bowl is thinly potted with an angular profile, fluidly carved to the interior with lotus blossoms and leaves on meandering stems, covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of pale ivory tone. The mouth is bound with a metal rim. The base is incised with a collector’s mark qi, ‘seven’, Japanese wood... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2020

A fine and very rare Longquan celadon cylindrical vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 2801. A fine and very rare Longquan celadon cylindrical vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,725,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The vase is thinly potted in an elegant, tapering cylindrical form, covered inside and out with a widely crackled, luminous glaze of soft blue-green tone with the exception of the foot ring revealing the fine biscuit body. Provenance: An unnamed Japanese temple... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2020

Christie's results: Paris Fine Jewels sale achieves a total of €4,6 million

Lot 102. Sapphire, diamond and ruby desk clock, Van Cleef & Arpels, from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ personal collection. Circular-cut sapphires, single-cut diamonds, cabochon rubies, 18K gold (750), mechanical movement, circa 1956, 18.6 x 13.0 x 7.0 cm, gross weight: 614.90 g, signed Van Cleef & Arpels on the dial, no. NY 34565. Estimate EUR 40,000 - 80,000. Price realised EUR 310,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. PARIS.- The Jewelry department achieved great results today which... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2020

Murillo Sketches Prove Highlights of Bonhams July Old Master Paintings Sale

Two sketches by the Spanish master Murillo (1618-1682) – Saint Peter receiving the Key, and The Baptism of Christ – were the highlights of Bonhams July Old Masters Sale at New Bond Street. Sold as one lot, they achieved £100,063, having been estimated at £60,000-80,000. The sale made at total of £1,795,000 with 64% sold by lot, and 71% by value. Bonhams Group Head of Pictures Caroline Oliphant commented: "The sale was designed to appeal to a wide range of tastes and we are pleased that so many... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2020

Masterwork by Henry Moore achieves top lot at Bonhams Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art

Lot 22. Henry Moore (1898-1986), Two Piece Sculpture No. 7: Pipe, inscribed 'Moore 6/9' (on the base), bronze, 37 in (94 cm) (length). Conceived in 1966. Estimate US$550,000 - $800,000. Sold for $620,075 (€ 549,224) © The Henry Moore Foundation. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2020 / www.henry-moore.org NEW YORK, NY.- Two Piece Sculpture No. 7: Pipe, a masterwork by British sculptor Henry Moore (1898-1986) sold for $602,075 at Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art sale on July 7 in New... [Lire la suite]

08 juillet 2020

Christie's announces highlights included in The Collector sale

LONDON.- Christie’s announced The Collector sale taking place live on 15 July, offering a wide array of the finest European and English furniture, works of art, ceramics, silver and gold boxes spanning the 17th Century to the end of the 19th Century. The sale comprises 253 lots featuring some of the greatest designers and makers of their time including Jacques Dubois, François Rémond, Gioacchino Barberi, François Linke, Christofle, Marsh and Tatham amongst others. This season Christie’s partnered with Kit Kemp, Founder... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2020

Seven Fauvist works newly deposited on permanent loan at the Kunstmuseum Basel

Gabriele Münter, Griesbrau. Obere Hauptstrasse in Murnau, 1908. Oil on cardboard, 33 x 41 cm. Inv. G 2020.2. Art museum Basel - purchase. Photo: Kunstmuseum Basel. Albert Marquet, Bords de la Seine à Paris en hiver, vue de l'atelier du peintre, around 1924. Oil on canvas, 60 x 73 cm. Inv. Dep 145. Private collection. Photo: Private collection. BASEL.- The Kunstmuseum Basel announced that seven outstanding works of art, mainly by... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2020

A blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 830. A blue and white 'figural' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 8½ in., 21.5 cm. Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD. Lot sold: 1,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Robert McPherson, London, 2004. Collection of Roy Louis Byrnes (1924-2019), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine and Decorative Asian Art, New York, 24 June 2020
07 juillet 2020

A blue and white 'ladies and boys' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 828. A blue and white 'ladies and boys' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 6¼ in., 15.8 cm. Estimate: 600 - 800 USD. Lot sold: 1,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Robert McPherson, London, June 2003. Collection of Roy Louis Byrnes (1924-2019), and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine and Decorative Asian Art, New York, 24 June 2020