28 octobre 2018

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

Lot 44. A 'Jizhou' 'Leaf' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279); 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate £12,000 - £15,000. Lot sold 45,000 £ (51,539 €). © Sotheby's. the conical body rising from a short foot and covered overall in a deep brown-black glaze, the interior decorated with a leaf, the foot left unglazed revealing the pale body. Provenance: A Japanese private collection. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 7 november 2018, 10:30 AM
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28 octobre 2018

A fine 'Longquan' 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 59. A fine 'Longquan' 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279); 15.8 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate £12,000 - £18,000. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a slightly everted rim, carved around the exterior with a band of overlapping lotus petals and covered overall in a glossy bluish-green glaze. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 7 november 2018, 10:30 AM
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28 octobre 2018

Two 'Jun' dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 46. Two 'Jun' dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). The larger: 15.7 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate £15,000 - £25,000. © Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides rising from a short footring, covered overall in a milky lavender-blue glaze stopping unevenly above the foot, thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 7 november 2018, 10:30 AM
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28 octobre 2018

A 'Cizhou' carved 'Peony' pillow, 11th-12th century

Lot 45. A 'Cizhou' carved 'Peony' pillow, 11th-12th century; 27.5 cm, 10 7/8  in. Estimate £20,000 - £30,000. © Sotheby's. the octagonal facetted body with slightly dished top, carved through the white slip with two large peony blossoms borne on a leafy stem, all reserved on a punched ground, similarly carved to the sides with two rectangular panels enclosing quatrefoil panels of flowers and covered overall with a glaze of ivory tone that falls to the foot, the flat base unglazed. ... [Lire la suite]
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28 octobre 2018

A 'Jian' 'Hare's Fur' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 49. A 'Jian' 'Hare's Fur' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279); 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000. © Sotheby's. the steep flaring sides rising from a short straight foot to an indented slightly everted rim, covered overall in a rich glossy black glaze finely streaked in russet resembling hare's fur, the glaze stopping short of the foot to reveal the dark reddish-brown body. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 7 november 2018, 10:30 AM
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28 octobre 2018

A rare large 'Jian' 'Hare's Fur' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 56. A rare large 'Jian' 'Hare's Fur' bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279); 19.2 cm, 7 1/2  in. Estimate £20,000 - £30,000. Lot sold 25,000 £ (28,633 €). © Sotheby's. the deep flaring sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze streaked to the interior and exterior with brown 'hare's fur' marks, falling short of the foot to reveal the brown body, the base inscribed with a single character. Note: A related bowl is published in The... [Lire la suite]
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28 octobre 2018

A 'Jian' 'Hare's Fur' Tenmoku bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)

Lot 55. A 'Jian' 'Hare's Fur' Tenmoku bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279); 12.6 cm, 5 in. Estimate £30,000 - £40,000. © Sotheby's. thickly potted, of deep conical form, the gently rounded sides rising from a short foot to an indented groove beneath the rim, the interior and exterior covered with a thick black lustrous glaze, with brown striations at the rim extending to silvery-blue 'hare's-fur' striations to the sides, the glaze pooling unevenly above the foot to reveal the dark brown... [Lire la suite]
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28 octobre 2018

Bartolomé Bermejo's visual universe shown in all its splendor for the very first time

Bartolomé Bermejo and Osona's Workshop, Triptych of the Virgin of Montserrat. Oil on panel, Central: 156,5 x 100,5 x 2,1 cm, Left panel: 156,2 x 50,2 x 1,6 cm, Right panel: 156,2 x 50,2 x 1,6 cm, c. 1483 - 89, Cattedrale Nostra Signora Assunta, Aula Capitolare, Acqui Terme (Alessandria). MADRID.- Room C in the Jerónimos Building at the Museo del Prado is hosting the staging of this exhibition, curated by Joan Molina, a lecturer at the Universitat de Girona. The exhibition seeks to pay well-deserved homage to... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2018

A rare pair of famille rose reticulated cushion-form elbow rests, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 241. A rare pair of famille rose reticulated cushion-form elbow rests, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high ; 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000 (USD 52,280 - USD 78,420). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Each hexagonal elbow rest is crafted in similar form to its silk counterparts. Each upper surface is decorated to the centre with a pierced kui dragon roundel surrounded by ruyi-heads, bats, and shou-character roundels. The faces are each... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2018

A rare blue and white jue and stand, Qianlong four-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

      Lot 244. A rare blue and white jue and stand, Qianlong four-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high overall. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 65,350 - USD 104,560). Price realised GBP 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The exterior of the libation cup, jue, is painted in vibrant shades of cobalt blue to depict cranes in flight amidst scrolling clouds, supported on three feet which are decorated with floral scrolls. The... [Lire la suite]
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