12 novembre 2018

Three grey pottery vessels, Shang Dynasty to Warring States (c.1600-221 BC)

Lot 538. Three grey pottery vessels, Shang Dynasty to Warring States (c.1600-221 BC). The largest 17cm (6.3/4in) wide. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000. Sold for £ 2,500 (€ 2,871). © Bonhams. Comprising: a tripod pouring vessel with loop handle to one side; a footed bowl with cross hatch pattern band and twin lug handles; and a globular jar with impressed fabric design.  Provenance: Acquired from T.Y.King, 21 December 1938 and Kwank Collection of Francesco Maria, Marchese Taliani de Marchio (1887 -... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2018

A green-glaze tripod vessel with cover, ding, Western Han dynasty (206 BC - 24 AD)

Lot 32. A green-glaze tripod vessel with cover, ding, Western Han dynasty (206 BC - 24 AD); 25.5cm wide. Estimate AU$ 400 - 600 (€ 260 - 380). © Bonhams. Provenance: The Larry Lucas Collection. Mr Larry Lucas, a British-born businessman, started collecting Asian Art as a university student in the late 1960s in Cambridge. As the co-founder of the Asian Art Institute of Australia, Larry has organised various exhibitions and lectures since 2008, providing platforms for collectors, artists,... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2018

A stoneware cocoon jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Lot 34. A stoneware cocoon jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); 23.4cm high. Estimate AU$ 500 - 800 (€ 320 - 510). © Bonhams. Provenance: The Larry Lucas Collection. Mr Larry Lucas, a British-born businessman, started collecting Asian Art as a university student in the late 1960s in Cambridge. As the co-founder of the Asian Art Institute of Australia, Larry has organised various exhibitions and lectures since 2008, providing platforms for collectors, artists, researchers and scholars, and promoting... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2018

Two neolithic stoneware jars, Majiayao culture, mid 3rd millennium BCE

Lot 35. Two neolithic stoneware jars, Majiayao culture, mid 3rd millennium BCE; 22.5cm high, 9.3cm high. Estimate AU$ 400 - 600 (€ 260 - 380). © Bonhams. Provenance: The Larry Lucas Collection. Mr Larry Lucas, a British-born businessman, started collecting Asian Art as a university student in the late 1960s in Cambridge. As the co-founder of the Asian Art Institute of Australia, Larry has organised various exhibitions and lectures since 2008, providing platforms for collectors, artists,... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2018

A Yue proto-porcelain celadon-glaze stoneware vessel, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046 – 771 BC)

Lot 33. A Yue proto-porcelain celadon-glaze stoneware vessel, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046 – 771 BC); 16.2cm diam. Estimate AU$ 800 - 1,200 (€ 510 - 770). © Bonhams. Provenance: Walter Hochstadter collection Mossgreen, Melbourne, 14 June 2011, lot 244 The Larry Lucas Collection. Walter Hochstadter (1914 - 2007) was a collector, dealer and scholar of Chinese art, particularly of ceramics. Pieces from his collection are found in numerous major institutions including the Freer Gallery and the... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2018

British Museum opens the first ever major exhibition to explore the life of Ashurbanipal

Relief of Ashurbanipal hunting on horseback. Nineveh, Iraq. Assyrian, 645–635 BC. © The Trustees of the British Museum LONDON.- This autumn, discover the world of ancient Assyria through the life and legacy of its last great ruler, King Ashurbanipal. The BP exhibition I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria will transport you back to ancient Iraq in the 7th century BC, when Ashurbanipal became the most powerful person on earth. From his capital at Nineveh, he ruled a vast and diverse empire, shaping the lives of... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

Pieter de Ring, Grappe de raisins, prunes et verre sur un entablement & Abricots et huîtres sur un entablement

Lot 4. Pieter de Ring (Leyde, vers 1615 - 1660), Grappe de raisins, prunes et verre sur un entablement & Abricots et huîtres sur un entablement. Paire d'huiles sur panneaux de chêne Signés par le motif de l'anneau, à gauche pour l'un et à droite pour le second. Hauteur : 27 Largeur : 20 cm. Estimate: €70,000.00 - €100,000.00. © Artcurial Still lives with fruits and glasses, oil on panel, a pair, signed, by P. de Ring Provenance : Collection Charles Scarisbrick pour la 'Nature morte à la... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

Corneille de La Haye dit Corneille de Lyon, Portrait d'un gentilhomme de la cour de François Ier

Lot 7. Corneille de La Haye dit Corneille de Lyon (La Haye, vers 1500 - Lyon, vers 1574), Portrait d'un gentilhomme de la cour de François Ier. Huile sur panneau, doublé. Hauteur : 16 Largeur : 14 cm. Estimate: €200,000.00 - €300,000.00. © Artcurial Portrait of a man from the court of Francis I, oil on panel, by Corneille de Lyon. Provenance : Collection de la famille Vischer, Bâle, au XIXe siècle ; Puis par descendance ; Collection particulière de l'Est de la France. Commentaire : Inédit, ce qui... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

A rare imperial rock crystal 'ram' washer, Jiaqing yu wan wheel-cut four-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 125. A rare imperial rock crystal 'ram' washer, Jiaqing yu wan wheel-cut four-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 5 ¼ in. (13.5 cm.) long. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000. Price realised GBP 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The washer is carved in the form of a ram, with archaistic patterns to the body and incisions highlighting the swirling details on the beard and tail. The imperial reign mark is carved to the base, and the clear translucent stone appears to... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

A large finely-carved pale greenish-white and russet jade 'Double peony' washer, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 281. A large finely-carved pale greenish-white and russet jade 'Double peony' washer, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 7 ½ in. (19.1 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 107,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The washer is carved in the form of two elaborate peony blooms growing from a gnarled leafy branch. The stone is of an even pale celadon tone with a few small areas of russet inclusion to the tips of the leaves and petals.  Provenance: The current... [Lire la suite]
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