22 novembre 2021

A blue and white 'frog' kendi, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 352.  A blue and white 'frog' kendi, Ming dynasty, 16th Century; Height 20 cm, 7⅞ in. Lot sold: 30,240 GBP (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's naturalistically painted and modelled as a crouching frog, with short spout issuing from its mouth and tall hexagonal trumpet-shaped handle supported on its back. Provenance: Jorge Welsh London, 13th June 1997. Literature: Jean-Paul Desroches, Two Americans in Paris, A Quest for Asian Art, 2016, Paris, no 297.... [Lire la suite]

22 novembre 2021

A rare polychrome 'Mandarin Duck' censer and cover, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 350. A rare polychrome 'Mandarin Duck' censer and cover, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619); Length 15 cm, 5⅞ in. Lot sold: 21,420 GBP (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's modelled standing with head raised and beak open, the pierced wings neatly folded and forming the cover, the body brightly decorated in iron-red, green, yellow and turquoise. Provenance: John Sparks Ltd. London Sotheby's London, 7th June 2000, lot 165. Sotheby's. Two... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2021

A blue and white 'kuixing' table screen, Ming dynasty, 16th Century

Lot 347.  A blue and white 'kuixing' table screen, Ming dynasty, 16th Century; Height 16 cm, 6¼ in. Lot sold: 27,720 GBP (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's of rectangular form, modelled in high relief to the front face with the figure of Kuixing in characteristic dynamic pose with one foot raised and holding a brush aloft, the reverse with a rectangular incense holder pierced with two large apertures to the top and painted with a scholar and his attendant in a... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2021

"Trésors de Venise, la Collection Cini" à l'Hôtel de Caumont

AIX-EN-PROVENCE - À l’occasion du 70e anniversaire de la création de la Fondation Giorgio Cini, l'Hôtel de Caumont - Centre d'art propose un voyage à Venise en présentant pour la première fois hors d’Italie des chefs-d’œuvre de la collection Cini, l’une des plus importantes collections d’art ancien italien. Les 70 peintures, sculptures, dessins et objets précieux présentés font partie de l’un des plus prestigieux ensembles d’art italien, du XIVe au XVIIIe siècle, réuni par l’entrepreneur et philanthrope Vittorio Cini (Ferrare... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2021

Céramique islamique de la Collection Philippe Magloire chez Ader, 25 novembre 2021

  Lot 252. Coupe en faïence à décor de coulures de glaçure verte, Irak abbasside, Basra, IXe siècle. Diamètre : 19,9 cm ; hauteur : 5,6 cm. Estimation :  2 000 € - 3 000 €. Courtesy Ader Large coupe sur pied circulaire en faïence à décor de quatre coulures de glaçure verte sur fond blanc. Restaurations. A splash-painted earthenware bowl, Abbasid Iraq, 9th centuryProvenance : Collection Philippe Magloire. Lot 253. Coupe en faïence à décor d’inscription bleue, Iran ou Irak abbasside,... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2021

La Collection Al Thani à l'Hôtel de la Marine

PARIS - La première exposition temporaire intitulée "Trésors de la Collection Al Thani" mettra en lumière une riche diversité d’œuvres – environ 120 – issues de la Collection et réunira des pièces exceptionnelles couvrant une longue période, de l’Antiquité au XIXe siècle. Célébrant la force unificatrice de l’art à travers les cultures, elle présentera au public des œuvres majeures de différentes civilisations, véritables chefs-d’œuvre de l’expression créative à travers les âges et les lieux.  L’exposition se... [Lire la suite]

20 novembre 2021

A rare set of four large rectangular wallpaper 'Canton landscape' panels, Early 18th century

Lot 339. A rare set of four large rectangular wallpaper 'Canton landscape' panels, Early 18th century; The largest 240cm (94 1/2in) long x 85cm (33 1/2in) wide. Sold for £ 22,750 (€ 27,106) (Est: £1,500 - £2,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each depicting a riverside scene dotted with elegant pavilions interspersed amidst pine and sage trees, and backed by mountainous range, finely detailed with various scenes featuring fishermen on sampans, official gatherings and boys engaging in leisurely pursuits,... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2021

A pale green jade 'north star' brush washer, 16th-17th century

Lot 232. A pale green jade 'north star' brush washer, 16th-17th century; 10.5cm (4 1/8in) long.. Sold for £ 22,750 (€ 27,106) (Est: £1,500 - £2,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of tapering square form, carved in openwork relief to one side with Kuixing, the Star Lord, forming the handle of the dipper, a scarf billowing about his body, the tapering square vessel divided by a central strap, the stone of pale green tone with faint mottled grey inclusions, set on a recessed square base. Note: Kuixing (魁星), sometimes... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2021

A pair of gilt-decorated black lacquer cabinets, Jiaqing-Daoguang period (1796-1850)

Lot 365. A pair of gilt-decorated black lacquer cabinets, Jiaqing-Daoguang period (1796-1850); Each 143cm (56 2/8in) high x 97cm (38 1/8in) wide x 41cm (16 1/8in) deep. Sold for £ 24,000 (€ 28,595) (Est: £20,000 - £30,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each of upright rectangular shape, set with a pair of doors fitted with a large canted rectangular lockplate and four side hinges, the doors opening to reveal two shelves and two short drawers, above a small apron and short rectangular feet, each cabinet... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2021

A pair of huanghuali 'meditation' chairs, chanyi

Lot 365. A pair of huanghuali 'meditation' chairs, chanyi; 86cm high x 74cm wide x 74cm deep. Sold for £ 25,250 (€ 30,085) (Est: £20,000 - £30,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each with an elegant plain frame forming a low back and slender arms supported at right angles on straight front posts, the large hard-mat square seat above humpback stretchers with pillar-shaped struts. Provenance: a distinguished European private collection. Note: Notable for their understated elegance conveyed by their... [Lire la suite]
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