30 juin 2018

A fine blue and white hexagonal vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1920. A fine blue and white hexagonal vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 66 cm., 26 in. Estimate 7,000,000 — 9,000,000 HKD (674,841 — 867,652 EUR). Lot sold 17,460,000 HKD (1,683,245 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. of hexagonal section, supported on a splayed foot, set with a waisted trumpet neck of conforming section, the sides well painted in brilliant tones of cobalt blue with simulated 'heaping and piling' with boughs of... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2018

A fine and magnificent blue and white vase, tianqiuping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1919. A fine and magnificent blue and white vase, tianqiuping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 54.6 cm., 21 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000,000 — 25,000,000 HKD (1,928,116 — 2,410,145 EUR. Lot Sold: 30,900,000 HKD (2,978,939 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the globular body exquisitely painted with a wide composite floral scroll with large and small blooms amidst curled leaves, including lotus, peony, hibiscus, and chrysanthemum flowers between a band of upright lappets... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2018

E & H MANNERS at Masterpiece London 2018

A Chelsea figure of an 'Italian beggar' modelled by Joseph Willems, 1753-1755. Courtesy E & H Manners. 1753 - 1755 Height - 20.40cm Josef Willems modelled a series of four figures of beggars which are amongst his finest original creations. They include this figure, an elderly lady and ‘The Blind Beggar’ and a younger beggar. Arthur Lane described them as ‘admirable’ models. The powerful baroque boldness of the modelling is Willems at his best and is complemented by subtle washes of colour and the strong black of his... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2018

A famille-rose turquoise matrix-ground oval-shaped wall vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1907. A famille-rose turquoise matrix-ground oval-shaped wall vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 34 cm., 13 1/2 in. Estimate 400,000-600,000 HKD (38,562 — 57,843 EUR). Lot Sold: 500,000 HKD (48,203 EUR). Photo:Sothebys. the flat-back vessel of horizontal oval shape with a globular body supported on a slightly flared foot, set with a waisted neck below three circular openings on the top, the body deftly painted in famille-rose with a pair of light-vented bulbuls (baitouweng), resting amongst... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2018

A fine blue and white bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3243. A fine blue and white bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 37.5 cm., 14 3/4 in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000HKD (117,429 — 176,144   EUR). Lot Sold 2,300,000 HKD (225,073 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the well potted globular body raised on a slightly flared foot, decorated with a broad composite floral scroll above an upright lappet border and a 'classic scroll' around the foot, the shoulders adorned with narrow bands of floral motifs and... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2018

A fine blue and white 'flower scroll' hexagonal cup, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (17231735)

Lot 3238. A fine blue and white 'flower scroll' hexagonal cup, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 9.7 cm., 3 7/8 in. Estimate 400,000-600,000 HKD (139,143 — 58,715 EUR). Lot sold 740,000 HKD (72,415 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the six-sided beaker standing on an hexagonal splayed foot and flaring to a rim of conforming shape, decorated around the body on each side with a lotus wreathed by feathery scrolls, the six large blooms arranged in a... [Lire la suite]

29 juin 2018

A pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3237. A pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 11 cm., 4 1/4 in. Estimate 200,000-300,000 HKD (19,572 — 29,357 EUR). Lot sold 250,000 HKD (24,464 EUR). Photo Sotheby's  each with curved sides supported on a short foot rising to a slightly everted rim, the exterior painted with bright washes of cobalt blue within pencilled outlines, depicting a pair of ferocious five-clawed dragons chasing 'flaming pearls' amongst clouds and flames, all above rocks and... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2018

A blue and white bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3234. A blue and white bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 37 cm., 14 1/2 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD (39,143 — 58,715 EUR). Lot sold 740,000 HKD (72,415 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall waisted neck, finely painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with a composite floral scroll between a band of lappets and a frieze of pendent ruyi at the shoulder, the neck with plantain... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2018

The Leopold Museum opens a comprehensive exhibition of Gustav Klimt's work

Gustav Klimt, Friends I (Sisters), detail, 1907 © Klimt-Foundation, Vienna | Photo: Klimt-Foundation, Vienna. VIENNA.- Marking the transition from historicism to Jugendstil, Gustav Klimt’s oeuvre shaped the beginning of modern art in Vienna. 100 years after his death, the Leopold Museum pays tribute to the figurehead of the period of “Vienna around 1900” with a comprehensive exhibition divided into eight thematic emphases and illustrating all the periods of the artist’s oeuvre by means of some 35 paintings, 90... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2018

AXEL VERVOORDT, Stand C2 at Masterpiece London 2018

Large vase Layered alabaster Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, XXIst - XXVth Dynasty, ca. 1070 - 656 B.C. H: 28 cm. Courtesy Axel Vervoordt Provenance: Private collection, France, since 1970s.   El Anatsui, Flame of/in the Forest, 2012 Aluminium, copper wire 327 x 226 cm. Courtesy Axel Vervoordt   Sarcophagus Fragment of a Head. Grey limestone, Egypt, Late Period, XXVIth - XXXIst Dynasty, 664 -332 B.C. 34 x 32 x 13 cm. Courtesy Axel Vervoordt. Provenance: Private collection,... [Lire la suite]
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