09 octobre 2017

Diamond Ring, Graff

Lot 9196. 9.01 carats Emerald-cut Diamond Ring, Graff. Estimate 3,000,000 — 4,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,460,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's Set with an emerald-cut diamond weighing 9.01 carats, flanked on each side by a shield-shaped diamond, mounted in platinum, signed Graff. Ring size: 5¾ Accompanied by GIA report numbered 2175349927, dated 21 January 2016, stating that the 9.01 carat diamond is F Colour, VVS2 Clarity. Sotheby's. Important Jewels and Jadeite, Hong Kong, 12 Oct 2017, 02:00 PM ... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2017

Rijksmuseum stages first show of Johan Maelwael

La Grande Pietà ronde, Johan Maelwael, c. 1400 © 2009 Musée du Louvre, Erich Lessing AMSTERDAM - From 6 October 2017 until 7 January 2018 the Rijksmuseum honors the first Northern Netherlandish painter: Johan Maelwael (Jean Malouel, Nijmegen, c. 1370 - Dijon, 1415). This uncle of the legendary Limbourg Brothers was active as a versatile, pioneering and productive artist at the courts of the Dukes of Guelders and Burgundy around 1400. Johan Maelwael became one of the most successful and best paid artist of the Western Europe in the... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2017

A copper-red 'Phoenix Medallion' bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang

Lot 3691. A copper-red 'Phoenix Medallion' bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850), 14.6 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flared rim, painted to the interior with a central medallion formed from a phoenix, its wings outstretched and detailed with plumage, the exterior with five further phoenix roundels, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2017

A copper-red 'dragon' bowl, mark and period of Kangxi

Lot 3692. A copper-red 'dragon' bowl, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722), 14.8 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 280,000 — 380,000 HKD. Lot sold 650,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flaring rim, painted to the exterior in underglaze copper-red tones with two five-clawed dragons striding amongst flame wisps in pursuit of flaming pearls above two rows of lappets, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double circle. ... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2017

A white-glazed carved 'mallow' cup and saucer, marks and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3660. A white-glazed carved 'mallow' cup and saucer, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted lobed rim, the exterior moulded and finely incised to model six swaying mallow petals radiating from a petal border above the foot, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark in three columns within a double circle, the... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2017

A pair of anhua-decorated white-glazed winecups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 3656. A pair of anhua-decorated white-glazed winecups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 9.3 cm, 3 5/8  in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. each delicately potted with thin conical sides rising from a short foot to a slightly flared rim, the interior decorated with a thin white slip in the anhua technique, depicting stylised lotus blooms borne on a meandering scroll, covered overall in a transparent glaze, the central interior... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2017

A white-glazed 'rice-grain' bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3663. A white-glazed 'rice-grain' bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795), 13.3 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides pierced and veiled with a translucent glaze with eight evenly spaced eight-petalled florets, all resting on a short foot, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark. Provenance: Collection of Dr Ip Yee.Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th November 1984, lot... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2017

A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, Mark and period of Kangxi

  Lot 3662. A peachbloom-glazed beehive waterpot, Mark and period of Kangxi, 12.5 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. of classic domed 'taibai zun' form, with a rounded shoulder and short waisted neck, the exterior evenly applied overall save for the rim and base with a pale greyish-red glaze suffused with sprinkles imitating the skin of a peach, the body further incised with three stylised archaistic dragon roundels. Note: Waterpots of... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2017

Jean Honoré Fragonard exhibition unites fantasy figures and newly discovered drawing

Jean Honoré Fragonard, Young Girl Reading, c. 1769, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mrs. Mellon Bruce in memory of her father, Andrew W. Mellon. WASHINGTON, DC.- Combining art, fashion, science, and conservation, the revelatory exhibition Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures brings together—for the first time—a newly discovered drawing by Jean Honoré Fragonard (1732–1806) and some 14 of his paintings that have been identified with it including the National Gallery of Art's Young Girl... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2017

A rare turquoise-ground white-enamelled wall vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3716. A rare turquoise-ground white-enamelled wall vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795), 20.6 cm, 8 1/8  in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot sold 562,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the flattened pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a waisted cylindrical neck flaring at the rim, flanked by a pair of iron-red and gilt phoenix handles in openwork, the front painted in a white slip with a pair of addorsed kui dragons clambering amongst scrolling lotuses,... [Lire la suite]