01 octobre 2019

A painted pottery standing figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty, 7th - early 8th century

Lot 1372. A painted pottery standing figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty, 7th - early 8th century. Height 14 1/2  in., 36.8 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot Sold 37,500 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Miss Claudette Colbert, Los Angeles.Galaxie Art & Gift Co. (B. K. Wong), Hong Kong, 13th October 1987.Collection of Florence and Herbert Irving, no. 781. Exhibited: The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty: A Loan Exhibition Organized by the Los Angeles... [Lire la suite]

01 octobre 2019

A Dehua figure of Damo standing on waves, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 1694. A Dehua figure of Damo standing on waves, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 16 in., 40.6 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 43,750 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Marchant, London. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, New York, 14 Sep 2019
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01 octobre 2019

An Yixing 'Magnolia tree' teapot and cover, signed Feng Guilin (1907-1945), Republic period

Lot 1206. An Yixing 'Magnolia tree' teapot and cover, signed Feng Guilin (1907-1945), Republic period. Width 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot Sold 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's. stand (3) Provenance: Alice Boney, New York, 15th July 1983.Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 1Y. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2019

An Yixing 'prunus' teapot and cover, signed Yun Lin, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1206. An Yixing 'prunus' teapot and cover, signed Yun Lin, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 43,750 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 24Y. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, New York, 14 Sep 2019
01 octobre 2019

An Yixing 'Heavenly bird' teapot and cover, signed Chen Zhongmei, Qing dynasty

Lot 1208. An Yixing 'Heavenly bird' teapot and cover, signed Chen Zhongmei, Qing dynasty. Length 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 81,250 USD. © Sotheby's. stand (3). Provenance: Jean-Pierre Dubosc, Muzzano, 22nd July 1986.Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 28Y. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2019

An Yixing compressed teapot and cover, signed Mei Ruchuan, Qing dynasty

Lot 1205. An Yixing compressed teapot and cover, signed Mei Ruchuan, Qing dynasty. Length 6 3/8  in., 16.2 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot Sold 150,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the base with a signed inscription, dated to the first year of Hongguang, corresponding to 1645 (2). Provenance: Jean-Pierre Dubosc, Kamakura, 28th April 1986.Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 25Y. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art... [Lire la suite]

01 octobre 2019

A sky-blue glazed canteen-shaped vessel, Qing dynasty

Lot 1773. A sky-blue glazed canteen-shaped vessel, Qing dynasty. Length 10 1/4  in., 26 cm. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Lot Sold 225,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, New York, 14 Sep 2019
01 octobre 2019

Powder that wig: Paris fashion goes all 18th century

Belgian designer Dries Van Noten (R) and French designer Christian Lacroix acknowlegde the audience after the Dries Van Noten fashion show during the Women's Spring-Summer 2020 Ready-to-Wear collection fashion show in Paris, on September 25, 2019. Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP. PARIS (AFP).- Dries Van Noten and Christian Lacroix channelled "Barry Lyndon", Andreas Kronthaler and Vivienne Westwood Mozart, and on Sunday US designer Thom Browne went potty for Madame de Pompadour.With designers' falling out of love with... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2019

A small purple-glazed bottle vase and a Fahua ‘dragon’ bottle vase, 16th-18th century

Lot 34. A small purple-glazed bottle vase and a Fahua ‘dragon’ bottle vase, 16th-18th century. Larger: 9 in. (23.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,846 - USD 6,411). Price realised HKD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Property from the the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Provenance: Bottle vase: The Helen D. Ling Collection‘Dragon’ vase: Acquired in Indonesia. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2019

A Fahua ‘lotus pond’ vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 75. A Fahua ‘lotus pond’ vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 10 7/8 in. (27.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,257 - USD 19,232). Price realised HKD 93,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Property from the the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Provenance: Acquired in 26 February 1969. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 9 October 2019