20 septembre 2016

Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), Poème sur soie (Poem on Silk)

Lot 266. Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), Poème sur soie (Poem on Silk). Estimate 35,000 — 55,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. signed, stamped with a seal of the artist and dated variously between 1950 – 1960 (8); lithography on silk fixed on paper (8); each print varies in size (8); smallest: 12 by 9.5 cm; 4 3/4  by 3 3/4  in.; largest: 17.8 by 12 cm; 7 by 4 3/4  in.; book case: 29.5 by 19 by 3.5 cm; 11 1/2  by 7 1/2  by 1 1/2  in. The book consists of 8... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2016

Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), Deux fillettes (Two Girls), 1940

Lot 268. Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), Deux fillettes (Two Girls), signed, stamped with a seal of the artist and dated 1940. Ink and gouache on silk, 42 by 25 cm; 16 1/2  by 9 3/4  in. Estimate 220,000 — 350,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Private Collection, Japan Notes: Mai Thu is celebrated for his skill in painting with ink and gouache on silk, with the paintings being seen as a combination of Eastern aesthetics with the French salon style. He was... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2016

Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), Two Beauties, 1942

Lot 251. Mai Trung Thứ (1906-1980), Two Beauties, signed, stamped with a seal of the artist and dated 1942, ink and gouache on silk, 56.5 by 33 cm; 22 1/4  by 13 in. Estimate 350,000 — 550,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Notes: Mai Thu’s art is a reflection of both splendor and elegance. Residing for most of his career in Paris, Mai Thu nonetheless retained an unassailable sense of patriotism and devotion to his birthplace Vietnam. His strong Vietnamese identity encouraged him to... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2016

A Xing foliate-rim dish, Five dynasties (907-959)

Lot 96. A Xing foliate-rim dish, Five dynasties (907-959). Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,769 - USD 10,359). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The dish is covered inside and out with a white glaze that falls short of the foot on the exterior to expose the fine-grained white body. 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in 1990s Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2016

A Ding-type deep bowl, Five Dynasties-Early Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-11th century

Lot 95. A Ding-type deep bowl, Five Dynasties-Early Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-11th century. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,769 - USD 10,359). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The deep bowl is covered inside and out with a creamy white glaze. The foot is neatly trimmed and unglazed revealing fine white body. 3 1/2 (9 cm.) high. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
20 septembre 2016

A white-glazed handled cup, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 94. A white-glazed handled cup, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,769 - USD 10,359). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Supported on a tall ring foot, the shallow bowl with a slightly sunken base is applied with a bracket-lobed flange on one side, moulded with a single fish, covered with a thin, clear glaze stopping irregularly above the foot, exposing the white body. 4 1/4 in. (10.7 cm.) wide, box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2016

Rijksmuseum discovers new paintings by Dutch Golden Age master during preparations for major exhibition

Hercules Segers (1589/90-1633/40), Woodland Path, canvas on panel, 16.1 x 22.7 cm, ca. 1618-20. private Collection. AMSTERDAM.- Until very recently only twelve paintings by the seventeenth-century artist Hercules Segers were known. Extensive research by a team of specialists from the Rijksmuseumhas now added six more to his oeuvre. Four of these works were previously practically unknown. The most recent attribution of a painting to Segers took place last week. It brings the total number of paintings that can be... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2016

A sancai-glazed tripod jar, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 93. A sancai-glazed tripod jar, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000 (USD 15,538 - USD 23,307). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The lower body and base are unglazed revealing fine white ware. 5 3/8 in. (13.8 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Japanese private collectionEskenazi Ltd., London, 1985, no. 9711 The Property of a Japanese Private Collector. The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. 366j42 is consistent with the dating of this lot. ... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2016

Vũ Cao Đàm (1908-2000), Entente, 1964

Lot 250. Vũ Cao Đàm (1908-2000), Entente, signed and dated 64; signed in English and Chinese, titled, numbered and dated 1964 on the reverse, oil on canvas, 61.5  by 50 cm; 24 by 20 in. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Private Collection, Hong Kong Sotheby’s. Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Hong Kong, 03 Oct 2016, 10:00 AM
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20 septembre 2016

Vũ Cao Đàm (1908-2000), Trois jeunes femmes avec un enfant (Three young ladies with a baby), 1964

Lot 249. Vũ Cao Đàm (1908-2000), Trois jeunes femmes avec un enfant (Three young ladies with a baby), signed and dated 64, oil on canvas, 90 by 71 cm; 35 1/4  by 28 in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Wally Findlay Galleries, New York Sotheby’s. Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Hong Kong, 03 Oct 2016, 10:00 AM