19 septembre 2018

An inlaid archaistic bronze vessel, pou, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1077. An inlaid archaistic bronze vessel, pou, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 10 3/8 in., 26.4 cm. Estimate: 6,000-8,000 USD. Sold Price: 16,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the sides rising conically from the broad foot and sweeping inward from the round shoulder to the waisted neck and galleried rim, the body cast with a modified-leiwen ground, each unit of the diaper centered with a boss inlaid with a colored stone, traces of inlaid triangular lappet bands at the shoulder and foot, the... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2018

A polychrome painted stoneware figure of Guanyin, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1271-1644)

Lot 1468. A polychrome painted stoneware figure of Guanyin, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1271-1644). Height 21 1/8 in., 53.7 cm. Estimate: 5,000-7,000 USD. Sold Price: 6,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. standing with long green and red robes draping the body, adorned with a beaded necklace, and an elaborate wire ornamented diadem crowning the head, the left hand holding the wire handle of an attribute, likely a flower basket, wood stand (2). Provenance: Saito, Inc., Chicago, 1983. Sotheby's. Saturday at... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2018

A 'Cizhou' painted meiping, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1271-1644)

Lot 1407. A 'Cizhou' painted meiping, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1271-1644). Height 11 1/4 in., 28.5 cm. Estimate: 3,000-5,000 USD. Sold Price: 5,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. decorated with two lozenge-shaped panels, one enclosing two cranes in a landscape with a gnarled overhanging pine tree, the other containing a boy holding a floral sprig. Provenance: Collection of Mrs. Charles Porter Wilson.Warren E. Cox New York. Literature: Warren E. Cox, The book of... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2018

A 'Cizhou' painted tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 1408. A 'Cizhou' painted tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Height 6 1/4 in., 16 cm. Estimate: 3,000-5,000 USD. Sold Price: 3,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the globular cream-glazed body painted in dark brown with abstract birds and flowers, the lower section covered with a metallic russet glaze, all below a freely painted pale russet band at the waisted neck, all raised on three mask-form splayed feet. Provenance: Warren E. Cox, New York.Parke-Bernet Galleries, 21st May 1971,... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2018

A crimson-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 1368. A crimson-splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Diameter 5 1/2 in., 14 cm. Estimate: 4,000-6,000 USD. Sold Price: 10,625 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the steep rounded sides covered overall with a thick pale blue glaze deepening to a lavender tone by the foot and draining to a pale mushroom color around the rim, the interior with a vivid violet-colored splash. Provenance: Acquired from Heisey Gardner and David Oliver, Virginia, 1970s. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2018

A small 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'peony' vase, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 1384. A small 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'peony' vase, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Height 7 1/4 in., 18.5 cm. Estimate: 6,000-8,000 USD. Sold Price: 11,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of baluster form, the round body with an applied peony scroll, rising to a tall horizontally-ribbed waisted neck and flaring mouth, the foot encircled by a band of stiff upright leaves, covered overall in a pale celadon-green glaze, the foot-ring unglazed for firing. Exhibited: Shades of Green Jade and Misty... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2018

A purple splashed 'Jun' tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368)

Lot 1374. A purple splashed 'Jun' tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368). Diameter 4 5/8 in., 11.7 cm. Estimate: 4,000-6,000 USD. Sold Price: 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the bombé body supported on three small square feet and surmounted by a short neck and everted rim, covered overall in a sky-blue glaze splashed at the exterior and mouth with violet tones transmuting to crimson and kelly-green in the center. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 15 Sep 2018
19 septembre 2018

'Mantegna and Bellini' at National Gallery, London, 1 October 2018 – 27 January 2019

LONDON - In autumn 2018, the National Gallery will present a tale of two artists, their families and their cities; an interlinked story of art, family, rivalry, marriage, pragmatism, and personality – Mantegna and Bellini. This exhibition is the first ever devoted to the relationship between two of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance: Giovanni Bellini (active about 1459–1516) and Andrea Mantegna (1430/1–1506). Through exceptionally rare loans of paintings, drawings, and sculpture, travelling to... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2018

$1M+ Asian Art Auction announces Heritage Auctions' return to New York 'Asia Week'

Lot 78184  . A Pair of Wang Dafan Porcelain and Hardwood Table Screens, Republic Period, circa 1912-1949. Marks: Two red artist's seals; 29-1/2 h x 19-3/4 w x 11-1/4 d inches (74.9 x 50.2 x 28.6 cm) (overall);15-1/4 inches high x 9-7/8 inches wide (38.7 x 25 cm) (plaque, each). Sold for $150,000. DALLAS, TX.- Eager collectors drove the sale price for a pair of Wang Dafan Porcelain and Hardwood Table Screens, Republic Period, circa 1912-1949 to $150,000 to claim top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions’... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2018

Sotheby's lance de nouvelles ventes de bijoux et montres à Paris.

Paris - Sotheby’s est heureuse de proposer à Paris de nouvelles ventes dédiées à la Joaillerie et Horlogerie. Ce nouveau rendez-vous, intitulé Joaillerie Paris, coïncidera cette année avec un double anniversaire pour Sotheby’s France : les 50 ans de la maison sur le territoire français et les 20 ans de son installation dans la galerie Charpentier. A cette occasion seront présentés des bijoux et des montres datant de la fin du XIXe siècle au XXe siècle ainsi que quelques créations contemporaines, alliant œuvres emblématiques et... [Lire la suite]
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