02 mai 2019

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 89. A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279);  3.9 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the exterior carved with lotus petals, covered with an even olive-green glaze suffused with icy crackles. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 May 2019, 10:30 AM

02 mai 2019

Trabert & Hoeffer announces closing, consignment partnership with Hindman LLC

  Lot 72. A Retro Platinum, Pink Tourmaline, Pink Sapphire and Diamond Brooch, Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin. Estimate $15,000-20,000. © Leslie Hindman LLC. CHICAGO, IL.- Hindman LLC today announced they will partner with storied Chicago jeweler Trabert & Hoeffer, and owner Donald Levinson, to sell a portion of the iconic jewelry retailer’s inventory ahead of the store owner’s retirement and subsequent closing. The sale, which includes more than 250 lots spanning the company’s history,... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2019

A blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 158. A blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,734 - USD 10,312). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase has a compressed globular body and a tall neck that flares at the rim. It is covered on the exterior with a dark blue glaze that contrasts with the white interior and base. Provenance: With Marchant, London (according to label on base).  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 14... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2019

A blue-glazed meiping, 17th-18th century

Lot 157. A blue-glazed meiping, 17th-18th century; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,312 - USD 15,468). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is covered with a dark purplish-blue glaze stopping below the narrow white mouth rim and thickening around the foot. The white interior is under a colourless glaze and the base is left unglazed.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 14 May 2019
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02 mai 2019

A large aubergine and turquoise-glazed 'Cadogan' teapot, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 156. A large aubergine and turquoise-glazed 'Cadogan' teapot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 in. (25.5 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,734 - USD 10,312). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The peach-shaped ewer is covered overall in a deep aubergine glaze, and the spout and handle are shaped as gnarled branches sprouting delicate turquoise-glazed leaves.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 14 May 2019
02 mai 2019

A large dark blue-glazed zun-form vase, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 155. A large dark blue-glazed zun-form vase, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000 (USD 51,560 - USD 77,340). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is covered to the exterior with a dark midnight-blue glaze while the interior is covered in white glaze. The unglazed base reveals the white porcelain body except for the circular section of the mark.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]

02 mai 2019

Food for thought: Maiolica on view at the Georgia Museum of Art

Workshop of Guido Durantino, dish with Jupiter surprising Antiope, ca. 1540 – 50. Maiolica, 7 1/8 inches (diameter). Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia; Museum purchase with funds provided by the Virginia Y. Trotter Decorative Arts Endowment. GMOA 2018.410. ATHENS, GA.- Like a talented storyteller beginning his tale, a generous host invites visitors into the scene by setting the table with delicious food and decorated dinnerware. In Renaissance Italy, maiolica was the standard form of pottery used to serve these... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2019

A 'Jian' 'hares-fur' teabowl and a lacquer stand, the bowl Song dynasty, the stand later

Lot 88. A 'Jian' 'hares-fur' teabowl and a lacquer stand, the bowl Song dynasty, the stand later; The bowl: 12.5 cm, 5 in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the bowl with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an indented rim, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze with silvery vertical streaks, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the dark brown body, accompanied by a stand of dark brown lacquer, the ring-shaped support rising from a... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2019

A Cizhou sgraffiato 'Peony' meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 87. A Cizhou sgraffiato 'Peony' meiping, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 29.3 cm, 11 5/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the tapering baluster body rising from a recessed base to a rounded shoulder and narrow short neck with broad everted rim, carved around the exterior through the brown and black glaze with a broad leafy peony scroll, all reserved on a white ground between stylised key-fret and lotus lappet bands. Note: Boldly carved with a floral scroll fired to a... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2019

A Shaanxi black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 86. A Shaanxi black-glazed bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 10.2 cm, 4 in. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to a slightly everted rim, covered overall in a lustrous glossy black glaze suffused with silvery-brown splashes imitating partridge feathers. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 May 2019, 10:30 AM