24 décembre 2017

Plat à décor de fleurs et oiseaux, règne de Kangxi (1662-1722)

Plat à décor de fleurs et oiseaux, règne de Kangxi (1662-1722), fours de Jingdezhen, porcelaine de la famille verte. Hauteur : 4,8 cm. Diamètre : 34,5 cm. Ancienne collection Ernest Grandidier, Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, G2802.  Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (MNAAG, Paris) / Richard Lambert Décor de trois oiseaux, l'un perché sur une tige, l'autre sur un rocher lissant ses plumes, le dernier dans l'eau, parmi les pivoines fleuries et les graminées. Fin du... [Lire la suite]

24 décembre 2017

Vase à eau en forme de dôme tronqué, règne de Kangxi (1662-1722)

Vase à eau en forme de dôme tronqué, règne de Kangxi (1662-1722), fours de Jingdezhen, porcelaine. Hauteur : 7,4 cm. Largeur : 13 cm. Diamètre : 13 cm. Ancienne collection Ernest Grandidier, Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, G3361.  Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (MNAAG, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (MNAAG, Paris) / Daniel Arnaudet
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24 décembre 2017

The Nasher Museum of Art presenting the first-ever exhibition of works by Carlo Dolci

Carlo Dolci, The Virgin and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist, ca. 1635. Oil on wood, 31 1⁄8 inches (79 cm) diameter. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Gift of Herbert Godwin. DURHAM, NC.- The Nasher Museum of Art is presenting The Medici’s Painter: Carlo Dolci and 17th-Century Florence, the country’s first-ever exhibition of the remarkable paintings and drawings by Carlo Dolci (1616-1687). A favorite of the Medici court, Dolci was a celebrated and popular artist in his day, but his personal and original... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2017

Wu Bin's 'Ten Views of a Lingbi Stone' now on view at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Installation photograph, Wu Bin: Ten Views of a Lingbi Stone, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, December 10, 2017 - June 24, 2018, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting Wu Bin’s Ten Views of a Lingbi Stone, featuring one of the most extraordinary paintings of a stone ever created. In ancient China, strange and marvelous stones were valued for their beauty and as reflections of the hidden structures underlying the universe. Stones were seen as fluid and... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2017

A purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl, Song dynasty

Lot 92.  A purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl, Song dynasty. Diameter 3 3/8  in., 8.6 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot sold 185,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. well-potted with gently rounded sides slightly curved in at the rim, resting on a neatly finished foot of wedge-shaped section, applied overall with a rich milky-blue glaze suffused with bubbles, the smoothly rounded interior with three vivid splashes and the exterior with two further splashes ranging from... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2017

A large Ming-style blue and white vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 158. A large Ming-style blue and white vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 18 7/8  in., 48 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 221,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the globular body surmounted by a waisted neck rising to a slightly flared rim, finely painted in varying shades of blue with contrived 'heaping and piling', the body with detached flowering and fruiting sprays, with ruyi-head sprigs at the shoulder and upright lappets at the neck, the splayed foot and rim encircled by a scroll... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2017

Portrait of Sultan Mehmed II, by a Follower of Gentile Bellini, Italy, early 16th century

Lot 267. Portrait of Sultan Mehmed II, by a Follower of Gentile Bellini, Italy, early 16th century, oil on panel, framed, 21 by 16cm. 36.2 by 31.8cm. framed. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 16,100 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: With Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, 1931;Jackson-Higgs collection, New York;(From which sold?) Sale, New York, American Art Association, December 1932;William Fox collection;Arthur Erlanger collection, New York;With Acquavella, New York;Baron... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2017

A large Kashan lustre pottery frieze tile, Iran, circa 1300

Lot 125. A large Kashan lustre pottery frieze tile, Iran, circa 1300. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 16,100 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of square form moulded in relief with an opacified tin glaze enhanced with copper green and cobalt blue over-decorated in lustre with a monumental inscription in naskh against a ground of leaves and scrolls, raised arabesque border above, a minor band below; 38 by 35cm. Inscription : Parts of an inscription in Persian: be-goftar-e... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2017

A large Kashan lustre pottery frieze tile, Iran, circa 1300

Lot 124. A large Kashan lustre pottery frieze tile, Iran, circa 1300. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 16,100 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of square form moulded in relief with an opacified tin glaze enhanced with copper green and cobalt blue over-decorated in lustre with a monumental inscription in naskh against a ground of leaves and scrolls, raised arabesque border above, a minor band below; 36.3 by 33.5cm. Inscription : Parts of an inscription in Persian: javab... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2017

A large Kashan lustre pottery frieze tile, Iran, circa 1300

Lot 123. A large Kashan lustre pottery frieze tile, Iran, circa 1300. Estimate 12,000 — 16,000 GBP. Lot sold 41,300 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of square form moulded in relief with an opacified tin glaze enhanced with copper green and cobalt blue over-decorated in lustre with a monumental inscription in naskh against a ground of leaves and scrolls, raised arabesque border above, a minor band below; 38.5 by 34.5cm. Inscription : undeciphered Note: Comparable tilework was made for the... [Lire la suite]
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