27 septembre 2020

A pair of small copper-red-glazed wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period (1723-1735)

  Lot 832. A pair of small copper-red-glazed wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 2 7/8 in. (7.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Each finely potted with deep rounded sides, the exteriors covered with a glaze of soft crushed strawberry-red color, the interiors and bases covered with a clear glaze. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 13 January... [Lire la suite]

27 septembre 2020

A copper-red-decorated 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

  Lot 831. A copper-red-decorated 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The domed body rising to a wide, lipped mouth, and decorated on either side with a single copper-red peony blossom on the pale bluish-green-tinged ground that also covers the base and interior. Provenance: The James and... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2020

A rare copper-red-decorated 'beehive' water pot, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 830. A rare copper-red-decorated 'beehive' water pot, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The domed body rising to a wide, lipped mouth, and decorated on either side with a single copper-red peony blossom on the pale bluish-green-tinged ground that also covers the base and interior. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2020

A copper-red-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 829. A copper-red-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Covered overall with a copper-red glaze thinning to white at the rim, the base with an apocryphal Xuande mark. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection Part II, New... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2020

A small incised celadon-glazed gu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 828. A small incised celadon-glazed gu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 in. (12.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The central globular section incised with cloud scrolls between plantain leaves incised on the flared neck and foot, all under a sea-green glaze, with white interior, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. Provenance: Tonying & Company, Inc., New York, 3 August 1955.The James and... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2020

A small Longquan celadon mallet vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 827. A small Longquan celadon mallet vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The cylindrical body surmounted by a tall neck flanked by applied ring handles below a flat, everted mouth rim, covered overall with a grey-green glaze. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn... [Lire la suite]

27 septembre 2020

A very rare white-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 826. A very rare white-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 1/8 in. (20.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The tapering ovoid body surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, applied around the shoulder with a dragon covered with a pale aubergine glaze, the eyes picked out in black, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection,... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2020

Gilt copper alloy figure of Maitreya achieves top lot at Bonhams Asia Week sales

Lot 616. A gilt copper alloy figure of Maitreya, Khasa Malla, Nepal, 13th-14th century, Himalayan Art Resources item no.16802,12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm) high. Sold for US$ 680,075 (€ 584,558). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- A 13th /14th century gilt copper alloy figure of Maitreya from the Khasa Malla kingdom was the top lot of Bonhams’ marquee Asia Week sales in New York. Sold on 23 September at the Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art Sale, the cover lot realised US$ 680,075, well... [Lire la suite]
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26 septembre 2020

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art Autumn Sales to feature 'Monochrome II'

Courtesy Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong presents two carefully curated Chinese Works of Art Sales to be held on 9 October 2020, Monochrome II and Important Chinese Art. Monochrome II is the sequel to the highly successful Monochrome sale held in July. Highlights include a jadeite-green glazed jar and cover from the Ming dynasty, a superb silver-streaked Nogime Temmoku bowl from the Southern Song dynasty and a magnificent huanghuali six-post canopy bed from the Ming dynasty. Important Chinese Art is a tightly... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2020

New room presents works related to the man who built the Mauritshuis

Jan de Baen, Portrait of Johan Maurits (1604-1679), Count of Nassau-Siegen, Founder of the Mauritshuis, c. 1668 - 1670. © 2020 Mauritshuis THE HAGUE.- From today, the Mauritshuis in The Hague presents a new permanent display in one of the rooms of the museum. The room contains works related to Johan Maurits, Count of Nassau-Siegen and the man who built the Mauritshuis in the 17th century. The Mauritshuis previously considered Johan Maurits primarily from an art historical perspective; this new display also... [Lire la suite]