13 novembre 2018

A carved 'Cizhou' 'floral' jar, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 287. A carved 'Cizhou' 'floral' jar, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 38 cm, 15 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 4,375 GBP. © Sotheby's. the heavily potted ovoid body applied with a thick brown glaze, reserve-decorated against the buff-coloured body with a band of stylised floral scrolls carved through the glaze at the rim. Provenance: Collection of Lord Cunliffe. Exhibited: Exhibition of Sung Dynasty Wares, Ting, Ying Chi'ing... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2018

A miniature black-glazed ribbed ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 244. A miniature black-glazed ribbed ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279); 7 cm, 2 3/4  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. © Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a flat base to a tall flaring neck, set to one side of the shoulder with a short spout and to the other a simple loop handle, slip decorated with vertical flanges around the exterior and covered overall in a rich dark chocolate-brown glaze. Exhibited: Objects of Desire, The Classic Age of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2018

A 'Jian' 'Hare's fur' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 243. A 'Jian' 'Hare's fur' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13 cm, 5 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 8,125 GBP. © Sotheby's. the conical sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted flaring rim, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze with reddish-brown 'hares-fur' vertical streaks, falling short of the footring to reveal the dark brown body. Provenance: Collection of Susan Chen. S. Marchant & Son, London Sotheby's. St George Street Sale:... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2018

A partridge-feather glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 232. A partridge-feather glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 14 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 8,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight footring to a slightly incurved rim, covered overall in a glossy black glaze and irregularly splashed in russet to the interior resembling partridge feathers. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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13 novembre 2018

A 'Cizhou' russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 231. A 'Cizhou' russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 20 cm, 7 3/4  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 9,375GBP. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly incurved rim, decorated to the interior with five pear-shaped russet splashes reserved on a russet-speckled black ground, the exterior glazed black falling short of the foot to reveal the light buff body. Exhibited: The Tea Bowl in China,... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2018

A 'Jizhou' 'Leaf' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 220. A 'Jizhou' 'Leaf' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 14.5 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 17,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. the deep conical sides rising from a short ring foot, decorated to the interior with a buff-coloured leaf reserved against a rich dark chocolate-brown ground Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018
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13 novembre 2018

A 'Cizhou' 'oil-spot' teabowl, 12th-13th century

Lot 234. A 'Cizhou' 'oil-spot' teabowl, 12th-13th century; 10.5 cm, 4 1/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, covered overall in a black glaze suffused with silvery spots, stopping short of the foot to reveal a black dressed foot. Exhibited: Objects of Desire, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics Song to Yuan Dynasties, 10th to 14th Centuries, Asian... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2018

Record-breaking $27 million Magritte masterpiece shines at Sotheby's New York

Lot 35. René Magritte (1898 - 1967), Le Principe du plaisir (The Pleasure Principle). Signed magritte (upper left); titled "Le Principe du plaisir," signed Magritte and dated 1937 (on the reverse). Oil on canvas, 28 3/4 by 21 1/2 in. 73 by 54.5 cm. Painted in 1937. Estimate 15,000,000 — 20,000,000 USD. Lot Sold 26,830,500 USD to an anonymous. Record for the artist at auction. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Painted... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2018

A 'Ding 'box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 217. A 'Ding' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13 cm, 5 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,625 GBP. © Sotheby's. crisply potted, the straight-sided circular box rising from an angled slightly convex base, the straight-sided cover stepped and slightly domed, both covered overall in an even ivory-white glaze, the interior similarly glazed. Exhibited: Serene Glazes, Elegant Forms, A Select Exhibition of Early Chinese Ceramics, Courage and Joy, New York, 2012, cat.... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2018

A 'Qingbai' 'Lotus' jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 209.  A 'Qingbai' 'Lotus' jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 9.2 cm, 3 5/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a short tapering neck, carved around the exterior with overlapping lotus petals and covered overall in an ice-blue glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the white body, the similarly glazed slightly domed cover carved with a medallion of radiating lotus petals and surmounted by a... [Lire la suite]
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