27 février 2018

A Henan russet-splashed black-glazed deep jar and cover, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 520. A Henan russet-splashed black-glazed deep jar and cover, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The jar has deep rounded sides covered on the exterior with a lustrous black glaze accented with splashes of russet brown. The interior is covered with a black glaze except for a circular section revealing the biscuit body. The domed cover has a small finial and is similarly covered with a russet-splashed black glaze on the... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2018

A russet-splashed black-glazed truncated meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 519. A russet-splashed black-glazed truncated meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 26,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase has a domed body that rises to a narrow, waisted neck, and is covered with a lustrous russet-splashed blackish-brown glaze with russet splashes that thins to a brownish color on the raised outer and inner edges of the everted rim, and stops above the foot ring to reveal the fine-grained stoneware body,... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2018

Bonhams announces highlights from its Asia Week New York sales and exhibitions

Lot 3033. A gilt copper alloy figure of Avalokiteshvara Sahasrabhuja Ekadasamukha by Sonam Gyaltsen (a.15th century), Central Tibet, circa 1430. Himalayan Art Resources item no.61516; 26 1/8 in. (67.7 cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 (€ 810,000 - 1,200,000). Photo: Bonhams  NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams New York will present six carefully curated auctions during their celebration of the 10th anniversary of Asia Week New York in March. Featuring outstanding works of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2018

At the start of the Year of the Dog, Asia Week New York dealers offer an enticing array of canine works of art

NEW YORK, NY.- In Chinese tradition, when a dog enters a household, it symbolizes good fortune. Asked to present examples of dog-related works of art to celebrate The Year of the Dog, several dealers of Asia Week New York came forth with a selection of beautiful canine objects that are bound to bring prospective buyers good luck. Here are some dog-themed works of art they're offering:  At Bardith, Ltd., a pair of intricately sculpted dogs sports a rich layer of yellow and green Sancai glaze and vivid facial... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2018

"Parfums de Chine, la culture de l'encens au temps des empereurs" au musée Cernuschi

"Parfums de Chine, la culture de l'encens au temps des empereurs" au musée Cernuschi PARIS - Cette exposition aborde de manière inédite la civilisation chinoise à travers l’art de l’encens et du parfum en Chine depuis le IIIe siècle avant notre ère jusqu’au XIXe siècle. Près de 110 objets d’art et d’archéologie rassemblés pour la première fois invitent à un véritable voyage à travers la civilisation chinoise. Céramiques, dessins, bronzes ou toiles issus des collections du Musée de Shanghai et présentés en Europe pour la... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2018

Marjan Sterk Fine Art Jewellery (Stand 178) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Cartier. Bracelet with matching ring, London, 1966 and 1969. 18 ct yellow gold, amethist and turquoise. Signed 'Cartier.'. Marjan Sterk Fine Art Jewellery © TEFAF 2018 Karel Appel (Amsterdam, 1921 - Zurich, 2006), Pendant-Brooch, Amsterdam, executed by Fa. Holshuijsen Stoeltie BV, 1981. 18 ct yellow gold, enamel and diamonds. Diameter 7.3 cm. Signed and numbered on reverse 'K. Appel 3/10'. Marjan Sterk Fine Art Jewellery © TEFAF 2018 Marjan Sterk Fine Art Jewellery (Stand 178) at... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2018

VKD Jewels (Stand 245) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Cartier. An Art Deco brooch, London, circa 1930. Platinum, diamonds and amethyst, 4.7 x 3.7 cm. Signed 'Cartier'. VKD Jewels © TEFAF 2018 A brooch of strong geometric design, composed of two tapering series of rectangular-shaped amethysts, embellished with circular-, baguette- and marquise-shaped diamond accents, mounted in platinum, circa 1930, signed Cartier London and numbered, maker’s mark for Cartier, stamped PT950 for platinum. Van Cleef & Arpels. A pair of 'Tourbillons... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2018

S J Phillips Ltd (Stand 118) at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Floral Cross Pendant, 1770. Silver and diamonds. Length 8.5 cm (3.8 in.). S J Phillips Ltd © TEFAF 2018 Quintessentially high rococo, the cross composed of light, openwork asymmetrical floral trails unites religious symbolism with the contemporary interest in botany stimulated by the publications of the Swedish scientist, Linnaeus. Designed to shine out at candlelit receptions it exemplifies the perfection of 'Diamond Age' 18th century court jewel. Marchak. An Art Deco Panel Necklace, Paris, circa... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2018

Inspirational Ceramics: Cizhou Wares From The Linyushanren Collection

Inspirational Ceramics: Cizhou Wares From The Linyushanren Collection Rosemary Scott, Senior International Academic Consultant The term Cizhou ware 磁州窯 refers to the products of a number of kilns in north China. The name derives from the area of Cizhou in modern day Cixian 磁縣 in southern Hebei province, in which some of the major kiln sites manufacturing these wares were located. These Cizhou wares have body material that is usually fred to stoneware temperature, and is not white, but a variant of... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2018

Prints of La Verna explore Franciscan imagery at the National Gallery of Art

Cosmè Tura, Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, 1470s, miniature on vellum, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Rosenwald Collection, 1946.21.14. WASHINGTON.- One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia, published in 1612, illustrates the experiences of Saint Francis and the buildings of the Franciscan community at La Verna. Drawing from the National Gallery of Art's rich holdings of works with Franciscan imagery, Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint... [Lire la suite]