11 avril 2019

A Longquan celadon foliate bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1497. A Longquan celadon foliate bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 15.7 cm. wide. Estimate HKD 100,000 - 120,000 (USD 12,800 - 15,400). Lot sold HKD 118,000. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 

11 avril 2019

A fine Longquan celadon cup, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1493. A fine Longquan celadon cup, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 9 cm. diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - 100,000 (USD 10,300 - 12,800). Lot sold HKD 94,400. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection, acquired in the 1990s. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
11 avril 2019

Mughal jade at Sotheby's London, 01 May 2019

Lot 159. A Mughal carved jade candlestick, North India, 19th century; 18cm. height, 10cm. max. diam. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the jade carved in typical candlestick form with hollow cylindrical interior, the exterior with vertical ribs, stylised leaves, and ropework borders. Note: Jade was one of the primary materials for Mughal sculptural expression between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. It was used in a wide variety of Mughal ornamentations such... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2019

"Eloge de la sensibilité" au Musée d'Arts de Nantes

NANTES - Éloge de la sensibilité réunit les plus importants tableaux français du 18e siècle conservés dans les institutions de Bretagne, depuis Antoine Watteau, au tout début du siècle, jusqu’à l’aube du 19e siècle. L’exposition suit l’évolution de la peinture française sur un siècle sous l’angle de la naissance du nouveau concept de sensibilité, à travers la peinture de genre : des portraits de Jean-Baptiste Greuze aux sensibles natures mortes de Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin, en passant... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2019

A small celadon vase, zhadou, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)

Lot 1491. A small celadon vase, zhadou, Western Jin dynasty (265-316); 8.2 cm. high. Estimate HKD 35,000 - 50,000 (USD 4,500 - 6,400). Lot sold HKD 41,300. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1990sTetsuo Ikeda Collection, Japan (apprentice to Goro Sakamoto). China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
11 avril 2019

Rembrandt masterpiece to go on view at Gagosian Grosvenor Hill

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Self-portrait with Two Circles, c.1665. Oil on canvas, 1143 mm x 940 mm. English Heritage, The Iveagh Bequest (Kenwood, London) © Historic England Photo Library. LONDON.- Rembrandt’s masterpiece Self-Portrait with Two Circles (c. 1665) will go on view at Gagosian Grosvenor Hill, heralding a new alliance between the international gallery and English Heritage—the charity entrusted with the care of this painting and more than 500,000 other paintings and artifacts, together with more than... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2019

A Jun blue-glazed 'Chrysaanthemum' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1486. A Jun blue-glazed 'Chrysaanthemum' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). 13.3 cm. wide. Estimate HKD 30,000 - 50,000 (USD 3,800 - 6,400). Lot sold HKD 41,300. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Taiwanese private collection, acquired prior to 2000. China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
11 avril 2019

A Jun blue-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

 Lot 1485. A Jun blue-glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). 23 cm. diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - 250,000 (USD 25,600 - 32,100). Lot sold HKD 236,000. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection, acquired in the 1990s China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty   
10 avril 2019

A very rare Jun purple-red-glazed bowl, Early Ming dynasty

Lot 1484. A very rare Jun purple-red-glazed bowl with kintsugi repairs, Early Ming dynasty; 19.4 cm. diam. Estimate HKD 180,000 - 350,000 (USD 23,100 - 44,900). Lot sold HKD 885,000. © 2019 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: An American private collection China Guardian. 2019 Spring Auctions. Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Tang to the Song Dynasty 
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10 avril 2019

A very rare inlaid lacquered wood figure of Guanyin, by Lu Kuisheng, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing – Daoguang period (1796-1850)

Lot 3508. A very rare inlaid lacquered wood figure of Guanyin, by Lu Kuisheng, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing – Daoguang period (1796-1850); 21.3 cm, 8 3/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,187,500 HKD (152,962 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the deity depicted seated in the regal posture of rajalilasana, with the extended right arm supported on the raised knee, cloaked in long robes opening at the bare chest to reveal an inlaid beaded necklace above a... [Lire la suite]