18 novembre 2020

For The Season of Masterpieces and Collections Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Presents Four Themed Sales

  © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. HONG KONG - Christie’s Hong Kong Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art auctions will take place on 30 November with four dedicated themed auctions — Imperial Glories From The Springfield Museums Collection, The Chang Wei-Hwa Collection of Archaic Jades, Inspiring The Mind — Life Of A Scholar – Official, and Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Chi Fan Tsang, Deputy Chairman, Specialist Head of Department, commented, “We are privileged to be presenting some of the finest works through... [Lire la suite]

18 novembre 2020

Dutch Still Life by de Heem Discovered After Two Centuries Looks to Fetch £4 M. at Christie’s

Jan Davidsz de Heem, A banquet still life, 1643. Estimate £4 million– £6 million ($5.3-$7.9 million). Courtesy Christie’s. Ahead of their upcoming London Old Masters sale series, Christie’s has unveiled a rediscovered monumental still life by Dutch painter Jan Davidsz de Heem that will go up for auction on December 3 at the house’s London headquarters. The painting is expected to fetch a price of £4 million– £6 million ($5.3-$7.9 million). If the work reaches its high estimate, it will be a new benchmark for... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2020

Masterpiece of the Flemish Baroque to headline Sotheby’s Old Masters Sale

David Teniers the Younger, ‘The Wine Harvest’, 17th-century. Courtesy Sotheby’s This December, Sotheby’s will bring to auction a 17th-century masterpiece which has been unseen in public since the late-19th century. Emerging from the collection of the Viscounts Gage, having been passed by inheritance since the 1770s, the momentous canvas by the celebrated Flemish artist, David Teniers the Younger, will be offered for sale at Sotheby’s London Old Masters sale on 10 December 2020, with an estimate of £3-5 million. Measuring 56 x... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2020

Christie’s announces Magnificent Jewels, New York, 8 December 2020

From left to right:  Property from the DuPont family collection, ‘The Du Pont Padparadscha’ Sapphire Ring of 24.58 carats, $500,000-700,000; Property from an exceptionl private collection, An extraordinary Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, $5,000,000-7,000,000; Property of a lady, Sapphire and Diamond Necklace, $800,000-1,600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. New York – Christie’s New York announces the December 8 auction of Magnificent Jewels and the ... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2020

Masterpieces of Ancient Chinese Jades: The Ju-yi Scholarʼs Studio Collection sold at China Guardian 2020 Autumn Auctions

    .........                                                                                                                                 ... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2020

Yixing stoneware from a princely collection sold at Christie's

Lot 148. An Yixing stoneware 'snail and shell' waterpot, signed Chen Mingyuan, early Qing dynasty (1664-1911); 3 ¼ in. (8.5cm.) long. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The vessel is finely modelled in the form of a large shell with a smaller snail crawling up to one side. The naturalistically potted stoneware is decorated in a rich brown tone with incised texture. The underside bears the impressed seal mark. Provenance: Bluett & Sons... [Lire la suite]

16 novembre 2020

'Wild at Heart. Romanticism in Switzerland' at Kunsthaus Zürich

Ford Madox Brown, Manfred on the Jungfrau, 1841/1861. Oil on canvas, 140.2 x 115 cm, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, Gift of Mr Frederick William Jackson. From 13 November 2020 to 14 February 2021 the Kunsthaus will be turning the spotlight on Romanticism, with an exhibition of over 150 works spanning the arc from Henry Fuseli to Alexandre Calame and the early Arnold Böcklin. It reveals the considerable contribution made by Swiss artists to the development of European landscape painting, follows them to... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2020

A small Ge-type brush washer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 183. A small Ge-type brush washer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. Width 5 cm, 2 in. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Lot sold: 88,200 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of quatrelobed form, the gently flaring sides rising from a countersunk base, covered overall including the base with an opaque glaze of soft greyish tone suffused with a matrix of iron-wire crackle and golden threads, thinning at the rim and foot to reveal the dark-brown coloured body underneath. Note: This delightful... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2020

A rare large Ge-type moonflask, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 182. A rare large Ge-type moonflask, Yongzheng seal mark and period (1723-1735). Height 48.5 cm, 19⅛ in. Estimate: 150,000 - 250,000 GBP. Lot sold: 189,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the octagonal body rising from a rectangular splayed foot to a tall cylindrical neck flanked by a pair of openwork archaistic handles, covered entirely with an unctuous creamy-grey glaze suffused with a matrix of grey and golden crackles, the footrim covered in a dark brown slip, the base... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2020

An underglaze-red 'phoenix' meiping, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 181. An underglaze-red 'phoenix' meiping, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 32.8 cm, 12⅞ in. Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP. Lot sold: 32,760 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. elegantly potted with curved sides gently rising to generous rounded shoulders surmounted by a short waisted neck and lipped rim, boldly painted around the body in vibrant red tones with three phoenixes in different postures flying amongst flowering branches of hibiscus, all below a band of pendant ruyi-heads around the... [Lire la suite]