19 septembre 2021

A Chinese Kraak Blue and White Porcelain Bottle Vase, Late Ming Dynasty

Lot 137. A Chinese Kraak Blue and White Porcelain Bottle Vase, Late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Height 11 1/2 inches. Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500. Copyright © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Of ovoid form with tapering neck; decorated with floral panels in underglaze blue. C Property from an Esteemed New York Collection. Doyle. Asian Works of Art. Mon, Sep 20, 2021 at 10am EDT

19 septembre 2021

A Chinese Blue and White Vase, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 128. A Chinese Blue and White Vase, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). Height 9 3/4 inches. Estimate: $300 - $500. Copyright © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Of teardrop form, with flaring everted mouth, painted with large lotus blossoms growing on a scrolling vine, the upper and lower registers divided by narrow paired bands, the neck with stiff leaf tips above vine, the lower body with overlapping lappets. C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell. Doyle. Asian Works of... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2021

A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Ewer, Yuan Dynasty

Lot 127. A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Ewer, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). Height 6 1/2 inches. Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500. Copyright © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. In the Islamic taste, of flattened teardrop form with everted rim, quadrangular curved spout and strap handle, reserved with a conforming panel of three lotus flowers, within scrolling devices, the neck with stiff-leaf tips. C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell. Doyle. Asian Works of Art. Mon, Sep 20, 2021 at... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2021

'Frans Hals: The Male Portrait' at The Wallace Collection

Frans Hals, The Laughing Cavalier, 1624. (c) The Trustees of the Wallace Collection, London. Frans Hals (c.1582/3–1666) is one of the greatest masters of the Dutch Golden Age, praised by his contemporaries for his capacity to paint lifelike portraits that seem ‘to live and breathe’. In autumn 2021, The Wallace Collection will celebrate Hals’s most famous and beloved, yet still enigmatic, painting The Laughing Cavalier (1624). The historic purchase of The Laughing Cavalier in 1865 by the 4th Marquess of Hertford (1800– 1870), the... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2021

A pale celadon jade lobed cup, Ming dynasty

Lot 49. A pale celadon jade lobed cup, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Width 4⅜ in., 11.2 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the eight-lobed floriform sides rising from a conforming pedestal foot, the sides set with a pair of archaistic scroll handles each incised at the top with a beast mask, the rim finely incised with a keyfret band, the highly polished translucent stone a pale celadon tone with natural inclusions. Property from the Junkunc Collection ... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2021

A rare Liangzhu-style beige jade cong

Lot 50. A rare Liangzhu-style beige jade cong. Width 3 in., 7.7 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the cylindrical central shaft abutted by four hollow square shafts rising along its sides, each square shaft carved with concave and convex bands with faint traces of two registers of taotie masks with incised lines and eyes, the calcified stone with russet and white variegation. Property from the Junkunc Collection Provenance: Collection of Stephen... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2021

A rare pale gray and russet jade bracelet, Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 49. A rare pale gray and russet jade bracelet, Western Zhou dynasty. Diameter 2¾ in., 7 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of cylindrical form with one end straight cut and the other end delicately polished to a concave bevel along the interior rim, the exterior sides finely incised with a continuous wavy band edged in fine double lines and with an additional double line coursing along the center, a double-lined oval carved in the negative space within each U-shaped... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2021

A rare gilt-silver-inset bronze mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907)

  Lot 48. A rare gilt-silver-inset bronze mirror, Tang dynasty (618-907). Diameter 5⅛ in., 13 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of floriform with eight petals, the silvered bronze inlaid to one side with a silver sheet with traces of gilt, finely chased with phoenix and mythical beasts encircled by a foliate scroll with birds and chilong, all against a ring-punched ground, centered by a pierced domed knop. Property from the Junkunc Collection ... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2021

A large turquoise-inlaid gilt-bronze belthook, Warring States period - Han dynasty

Lot 47. A large turquoise-inlaid gilt-bronze belthook, Warring States period - Han dynasty. Length 9⅜ in., 24 cm. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 The curved and faceted shaft tapering to a small dragon-head hook at one end, inlaid with gold lozenge-shaped panels studded with turquoise bosses at the intersections, the lozenges enclosing a network of intricate geometric designs with further turquoise inlay, the reverse plain and centered with a button with gold-inlaid whorl... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2021

A beige and russet jade bixie, Han - Six Dynasties

Lot 46. A beige and russet jade bixie, Han - Six Dynasties. Length 2¾ in., 7 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 prowling with the body lowered and turned slightly to the right, the right foreleg drawn back and the other three legs pushing the body forward, the spine and muscular torso twisting in concert with the movement, the contours mimicked by the wings issuing from the shoulders and laying flat against the back, the ferocity of the beast conveyed through the protruding chest... [Lire la suite]