16 novembre 2019

A rare blue and white 'magic fountain' ewer, Changsheng bulao four-character mark, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 90. A rare blue and white 'magic fountain' ewer, Changsheng bulao four-character mark, Jiajing period (1522-1566). 33cm (13in) high. Estimate: £22,000 - £28,000. Sold for £ 22,562 (€ 26,339). Photo: Bonhams.  Of compressed globular form with a long waisted neck below a galleried rim, painted in vivid tones of blue on each side of the body with an elaborate water fountain surmounted by a cross and supported by a mythical qilin, the neck with upright plantain leaves, the elegantly curved... [Lire la suite]

16 novembre 2019

A rare celadon-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 78.  A rare celadon-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 12cm (4 3/4in) diam. Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold for £ 20,062 (€ 23,421). Photo: Bonhams.  The elegantly rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, all supported on an inward tapering foot, covered overall in a pale sea-green glaze thinning to a mushroom-grey at the rim, the base glazed white.  Provenance: Ludwik Rajchman (1881-1965), great-grandfather of the present owner. ... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2019

Three blue-glazed bowls, Tongzhi six-character marks and of the period (1862-1874)

Lot 77. Three blue-glazed bowls, Tongzhi six-character marks and of the period (1862-1874). Each 14.9cm (5 7/8in) diam. Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000. Sold for £ 8,187 (€ 9,558). Photo: Bonhams.  Each elegantly potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short slightly tapering foot to a flared mouth rim, covered around the exterior with an attractive deep-blue glaze thinning at the mouth and foot rim, the interior and base white.  Provenance: Ludwik Rajchman (1881-1965),... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2019

Two blue-glazed bowls, Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 76. Two blue-glazed bowls, Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1736-1795). The larger 17.9cm (7in) diam. Estimate: £2,800 - £3,000. Sold for £ 8,812 (€ 10,287). Photo: Bonhams.  Each elegantly potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, the larger under a lustrous blue glaze overall except on the base, the smaller covered with a blue glaze on the exterior, the interior and the base white.  Provenance: Ludwik Rajchman (1881-1965), great-grandfather of the present owner. ... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2019

A Flambé-Glazed 'Pomegranate' Vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 71.  A Flambé-Glazed 'Pomegranate' Vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 19cm (7 1/2in) high. Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 3,812 (€ 4,450). Photo: Bonhams.  Of hexafoil section, the lobed body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and everted rim, covered overall with a rich purplish-red glaze streaked with lavender blue, the interior highlighted with milky cascades of sky-blue with white striations, draining to a mushroom tone at the rim, the base with... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2019

A longquan celadon-glazed tripod incense burner, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 69. A longquan celadon-glazed tripod incense burner, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 3,812 (€ 4,450). Photo: Bonhams.  Thinly potted of shallow hexafoil form, freely carved on the interior with a leafy peony bloom with combed petals, all within a single-line border, covered overall with a light-blue glaze save the base, fitted box.  Provenance: Kaikodo, New YorkA Scottish private collection. Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 7 Nov 2019

16 novembre 2019

A qingbai carved 'peony' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

  Lot 68. A qingbai carved 'peony' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 20.1cm (7 7/8in) diam. Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold for £ 4,062 (€ 4,742). Photo: Bonhams.  Thinly potted of shallow hexafoil form, freely carved on the interior with a leafy peony bloom with combed petals, all within a single-line border, covered overall with a light-blue glaze save the base, fitted box.  Provenance: Kaikodo, New YorkA Scottish private collection. Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2019

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Untitled (9.4.86)

Lot 448. Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Untitled (9.4.86), signed, titled and dated 9.4.86, oil and graphite on paper, 49 1/4 by 38 3/8 in. 125.1 by 97.5 cm. Estimate 700,000 — 1,000,000 USD. Lot sold 980,000USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery, New YorkPrivate CollectionChristie's, New York, 8 March 2013, Lot 77Acquired from the above sale by the present owner. Exhibited: Amsterdam, Museum Overholland, Gerhard Richter: Werken op papier... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2019

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Abstraktes Bild

Lot 451. Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Abstraktes Bild, signed, dated 1988 and numbered 665-3 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 28 3/8 by 40 1/8 in. 72.1 by 101.9 cm. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 USD. Lot sold 2,540,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Galerie Jean Bernier, AthensFundação de Serralves, PortoGaleria Marga Paz, MadridCollection of Hans Svarverud, Copenhagen (acquired from the above)Sotheby’s, London, 7 February 2003, Lot 160 Acquired... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2019

Ai Weiwei (B. 1957), Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

Lot 441. Ai Weiwei (B. 1957), Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, gold-plated bronze sculpture on Huanghuali base, in 12 part. Executed in 2010, this work is number 6 from an edition of 8, plus 4 artist's proofs. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 USD. Lot sold 2,840,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. rat: 29 3/4 by 13 by 20 1/2 in. 75.6 by 33 by 52.1 cm.; ox: 29 7/8 by 19 by 18 1/2 in. 75.9 by 48.3 by 47 cm.; tiger: 27 1/2 by 13 by 15 1/2 in. 69.9 by 33 by 39.4 cm.; rabbit: 30... [Lire la suite]
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