19 juillet 2020

A blue and white 'Boy and peony' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3107. A blue and white 'Boy and peony' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 15.8 cm, 6 1/4  in. Estimate 100,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 400,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's the deep rounded sides raised on an angled base and a short straight foot, reverse painted in rich cobalt-blue tones to the interior with a medallion enclosing a boy holding a branch of peony flowers against a dense blue leafy scroll ground, encircled at the rim by a lotus scroll band, the exterior with... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2020

A fine and rare lavender-glazed bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3106. A fine and rare lavender-glazed bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,000,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's with gently flaring sides supported on a slightly tapered foot, the exterior applied with a lustrous glaze of bright even clair-de-lune tone, the interior left plain, the white base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double circle. ... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2020

A blue and white and yellow-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3105. A blue and white and yellow-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 10.5 cm, 4 1/8  in. Estimate 380,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 562,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's thinly potted with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, vividly decorated around the exterior with two yellow five-clawed dragons striding amidst flames in pursuit of flaming pearls, the interior similarly decorated with a central medallion enclosing a writhing dragon, all... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2020

A rare yellow-glazed 'floral' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3104. A rare yellow-glazed 'floral' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14.5 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's thinly potted with gently rounded sides supported on a short foot, covered with an even egg-yolk yellow glaze stopping neatly at the foot, the exterior incised with a band of leafy scrolls bearing peony and chrysanthemum flowerheads, the base left white and inscribed with a six-character reign mark... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2020

A rare doucai 'flower and butterfly' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3103. A rare doucai 'flower and butterfly' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.9 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,375,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's the elegantly rounded sides raised on a slightly tapered foot, superbly painted in vivid enamels within an underglaze-blue outline, the interior with two butterflies hovering above three blooming peonies in lavender, red and yellow, issuing from leafy branches beside a large garden rock, the... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2020

A rare clair-de-lune-glazed archaistic vessel, jue, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3102. A rare clair-de-lune-glazed archaistic vessel, jue, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 11.8 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 562,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's in the form of an archaic bronze tripod wine vessel, the U-shaped body rising from three tall splayed fluted legs to a widely flared rim, surmounted by a pair of capped finials, applied to one side with a loop handle, covered overall in a pale sea-green tone, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2020

A fine and rare celadon-glazed 'lingzhi and bamboo' saucer dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3101. A fine and rare celadon-glazed 'lingzhi and bamboo' saucer dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 11.7 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 380,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 687,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's finely potted with rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, the exterior applied with a soft sea-green glaze and delicately incised with a continuous leafy scroll bearing five lingzhi heads amidst bamboo leaves, the interior and base left white, the latter... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2020

Summer Redux: Asia Week New York 2020 opens with a virtual exhibition

NEW YORK, NY.- Summer Redux: Asia Week New York 2020, featuring 38 galleries and three auction houses, will open with a virtual exhibition from July 17th to 31st. The week-long celebration of Asian art and culture, held annually in March for the past 11years, was interrupted by Covid-19 with many galleries from abroad unable to travel to New York and those who were here closing early. Says Katherine Martin, chairman of Asia Week New York: “We are delighted to provide a digital platform for our international galleries... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2020

Christie's announces highlights included in the Magnificent Jewels sale in New York

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York announces the July 29th auction of Magnificent Jewels and the concurrent Jewels Online sale from July 22 to August 6/7. The auction includes a significant selection of colorless diamonds, colored diamonds, and gemstones, along with signed pieces by Belperron, Bulgari, Cartier, Graff, Harry Winston, JAR, Lacloche, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels. The sale will offer over 260 lots, with estimates ranging from $10,000 to $5,000,000.The July 29th auction is led by... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2020

Exposition "Fuji, pays de neige" au musée Guimet

Le Fuji bleu, Série des Trente-six vues du mont Fuji, Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) © RMN-Grand Palais (MNAAG, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier. La rare sélection d’estampes « Fuji, pays de neige », que le Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet présente à l’occasion de sa réouverture après le confinement sanitaire, met en avant le célèbre mont Fuji, ce volcan au cône parfait qui, culminant à 3776 mètres, forme le point le plus élevé de Honshu, l’île principale de l’archipel japonais. Le MNAAG propose ainsi de dévoiler... [Lire la suite]