27 mai 2014

A white-glazed incised 'Dragon' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi

A white-glazed incised 'Dragon' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi. Photo: Sotheby's. delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, finely incised in a fine line technique under the milk-white glaze with two striding five-clawed dragons reaching for a 'flaming pearl', the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within double circles; 6.4 cm., 2 1/2 in. Estimation 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot. Vendu 625,000 HKD Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 20th May 1980,... [Lire la suite]

27 mai 2014

A blue and white Ming-style moonflask, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A blue and white Ming-style moonflask, Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's. of flattened form with gently domed sides rising from a spreading foot to a ribbed cylindrical neck, set with a pair of scroll handles, brilliantly painted in vivid tones of cobalt-blue with the ‘heaped and piled’ effect, the domed sides decorated with eight radiating lappet panels each enclosing the beribboned bajixiang around a raised central boss with a double vajra, all encircled by a keyfret band, the foot and neck with lingzhi scrolls... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2014

A fine miniature pale celadon 'Lingzhi' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine miniature pale celadon 'Lingzhi' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's. inely potted with stepped rounded sides rising from a flared foot to a waisted neck and tapered rim, finely incised overall, the central register with a continuous scroll of foliate lingzhi, between two ribbed borders of 'classic' scrolls above and another 'classic' scroll encircling the base below, the neck picked out with petal panels, all covered with a transparent sea-green glaze thinning to white along the edges, the base... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2014

A fine white-glazed incised 'Dragon' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi

A fine white-glazed incised 'Dragon' cup, Mark and period of Kangxi. Photo: Sotheby's. delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, finely incised in a fine line technique under the milk-white glaze with two striding five-clawed dragons reaching for a 'flaming pearl', the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within double circles; 6.3 cm., 2 1/2 in. Estimation 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot. Vendu 1,000,000 HKD Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 28th... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2014

A fine teadust bottle vase,Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine teadust bottle vase,Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's. of compressed globular form resting on a slightly splayed foot, sweeping up to a slender neck and everted rim, covered overall with an olive-coloured glaze speckled with a fine gold mist, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark incised and gilt within a brown-glazed panel, wood stand; 13.5 cm., 5 1/3 in. Estimation 300,000 — 400,000 HKD - Lot. Vendu 1,480,000 HKD Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 22nd May 1985, lot 209. Tea-dust... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2014

Mikimoto, the 'Reflection' collection

Mikimoto. Aquamarine earrings from the 'Reflection' collection. Mikimoto. Aquamarine pendant from the 'Reflection' collection. Mikimoto. Morganite earrings from the 'Reflection' collection. Mikimoto. Morganite pendant from the 'Reflection' collection.
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27 mai 2014

Ketterer Kunst announces results of Auction of Fine Art from the 15th to the 19th Century

Frans van Mieris d. Ä. (1635 Leiden - 1681 Leiden), Zugeschrieben - Interieur mit zwei Damen. Ca. 1670. Chalk drawing. Inscribed and dated in upper margin by a hand other than that of the artist. On laid paper. 11,5 x 8 cm (4,5 x 3,1 in), the full sheet. Verso with figure sketches as well as an illegible collector's stamp. [CB]. Estimate: 400 EUR / 556 $. Sold for 82,960 EUR / 115,314 $.  MUNICH.- The auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th Century in Munich made for a successful commencement... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2014

Former Chinese art collection of Baron Antoine Allard, the "Red Baron", to be offered at Sotheby's

A fine and rare large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, late 14th or early 15th Century. 65 cm, 25 1/2 in. Estimate: 200,000 – 300,000€. Photo: Art Digital Studio / Sotheby’s France. A rare Imperial jade musical chime dating to the Qianlong Period (1736-95), one of the highlights of the sale (est. €180,000-220,000 / $250,000-306,000). Art Digital Studio / Sotheby’s France. A fine and rare Imperial carved agate 'LIngzhi' washer, Four-character Qianlong seal mark and period. Art Digital Studio / Sotheby’s... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2014

Mikimoto, the ‘Color Prestige’ collection

Mikimoto. Morganite earrings from the ‘Color Prestige’ collection. Mikimoto. Sapphire earrings from the ‘Color Prestige’ collection. Mikimoto. Sapphire earrings from the ‘Color Prestige’ collection. Mikimoto. Mint tourmaline earrings from the ‘Color Prestige’ collection.
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26 mai 2014

Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd @ Master Drawings and Sculpture Week

Giovanni Boldini (Ferrara 1842-1931 Paris), A Lady Wearing a Blue Feathered Hat and a Veil. Watercolour on paper. Signed Boldini at lower right. 510 x 355 mm. (20 1/12 x 14 in.). Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd.  Copyright © Master Drawings and Sculpture Week PROVENANCE: Sale J.J. Terris et F. Courchet, catalogue of the Cabinet d’un amateur parisien, Hall of the Savoy Hotel, Nice, 24th to 28th June 1942, no.219, according to the period label on the old backing board. Carlo Cignani (Bologna 1628-1719 Forli), A... [Lire la suite]
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