11 novembre 2019

A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 334. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). DDiameter 22.3 cm, 8¾ in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold: 11,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's painted to the exterior in underglaze blue with the 'Eight Daoist Immortals' carrying their various attributes, journeying across a dense copper-red wave ground, the interior rendered with Shoulao with his deer reserved against a wave ground enclosed within a double-ring circle, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2019

A pair of blue and white 'fish' saucer dishes, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735)

Lot 332. A pair of blue and white 'fish' saucer dishes, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735). Diameter 16 and 16 cm, 6¼ and 6¼ in. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold: 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's each painted to the interior with two fishes leaping above the swirling waves within a central medallion, the base inscribed with a six-character mark within a double circle. Provenance: Bonhams London, 16th May 2013, lot 36. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019
11 novembre 2019

A large famille-verte 'Western Chamber' charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 329. A large famille-verte 'Western Chamber' charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 51.6 cm, 20⅜ in. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Lot sold: 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's painted to the interior with scenes from the Romance of the Western Chamber within cartouches, all reserved on a dotted green ground with various flowers, the base with a leaf within a double circle in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019
11 novembre 2019

A famille-rose 'sanduo' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 266. A famille-rose 'sanduo' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 15.2 cm, 6 in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold: 10,625 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a straight rim, enamalled to the exterior with branches of lychee, peach and pomegranate forming the sanduo ('Three Abundances'), the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019
11 novembre 2019

A turquoise-ground famille-rose and gilt box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 264. A turquoise-ground famille-rose and gilt box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Length 16 cm, 6¼ in. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold: 32,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's painted and gilt to the top of the cover with a central stylised shou roundel surrounded by lotus blossoms borne on intertwining foliage and four bats with outstretched wings, the sides of the box similarly decorated, all reserved against a rich turquoise ground, the rims gilt, the base and interiors... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2019

A large famille-verte charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 197. A large famille-verte charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 50.8 cm, 20 in. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP. Lot sold: 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's brightly decorated to the interior with a central medallion enclosing two qilin in a landscape setting, surrounded by panels enclosing various animals encircled by cartouches filled with flower baskets, birds and flowers, the flared rim with oval panels containing butterflies... [Lire la suite]

11 novembre 2019

Two wucai 'figural' jars and covers, 17th century

Lot 196. Two wucai 'figural' jars and covers, 17th century. Height of taller 40.3 cm, 15⅞in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold: 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's of baluster shape, brightly painted around the exterior with ladies and young boys at play within a fenced garden setting, the domed cover similarly decorated and surmounted by a lotus bud finial. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019
11 novembre 2019

A famille verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 195. A famille verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 14 cm, 5½ in. Estimate:  4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold: 8,125 GBP. Photo Sotheby's boldly painted around the cylindrical body with fluttering butterflies amidst large flowering peonies and asters issuing from rockwork.  Provenance: Sotheby's London, 5th November 2014, lot 261. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019
11 novembre 2019

A large blue and white 'soldier' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 194. A large blue and white 'soldier' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 92 cm, 36⅛ in. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 GBP. Lot sold: 106,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's of tall tapered baluster shape, with rounded shoulders sweeping to a waisted neck and a flaring rim, richly painted to the exterior in vivid tones of blue with a central band of writhing chilong traversing amidst lingzhi in reserve on a blue ground, between bands of lotus scrollwork with a border of... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2019

Nationalmuseum acquires two self-portraits by Joseph Ducreux

Joseph Ducreux (1735–1802), Self-portrait, entitled Le Silence, 1790’s, oil on canvas. NM 7495. Photo: Anna Danielsson/Nationalmuseum. Joseph Ducreux (1735–1802), Self-portrait, entitled La Surprise en terreur, 1790’s, oil on canvas NM 7496. Photo: Anna Danielsson/Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has acquired two physiognomic self-portraits painted by the French artist, Joseph Ducreux, one of the foremost artists at the court of Louis XVI. Ducreux’s portraiture exhibits strong influences of... [Lire la suite]
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