10 septembre 2018

Irving Penn (American, 1917 - 2009), Callot Swallow-Tail Dress,1974

Lot 210. Irving Penn (American, 1917 - 2009), Callot Swallow-Tail Dress, 1974. Platinum-palladium print. 20 1/2 x 18 in. (52.1 x 45.7 cm). Signed, titled, dated, numbered 6/19, annotated in pencil, copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps on the reverse of the aluminum flush-mount. Estimate $40,000 - 60,000. © Philips Provenance: Marlborough Gallery, New YorkPrivate Collection, New York Literature: Penn, Passage: A Work Record, p.... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2018

Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989), Skull, 1988

Lot 221. Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989), Skull, 1988. Gelatin silver print. 19 1/8 x 19 1/4 in. (48.6 x 48.9 cm). Signed, dated by Michael Ward Stout, Executor, in ink and estate copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on the reverse of the flush-mount. Number 5 from an edition of 10. Estimate $50,000 - 70,000. © Philips  Provenance: Private Collection, Midwest Literature: Kardon, Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment, back... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2018

A blue and white 'Dragon' jardinière, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 149. A blue and white 'Dragon' jardinière, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 8 1/4  in., 21 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000. Lot sold 43,750 USD. © Sotheby's. the steeply rounded sides rising to a gently lipped rim, painted around the body with a pair of five-clawed dragons striding among clouds above a band of foaming waves, the slightly concave base with an unglazed ring encircling a further recessed-central medallion, with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. ... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A blue and white Ming-style bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 148. A blue and white Ming-style bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 15 1/3  in., 39 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000. Lot sold 100,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a splayed foot to a tall waisted neck, molded around the stepped shoulder and the body with raised fillets, finely painted in 'heaped and piled' deep blue tones with a composite flower scroll band, all between lotus-lappet and classic scroll bands at the foot and a ruyi band at... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A rare teadust-glazed ovoid vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 141. A rare teadust-glazed ovoid vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 13 1/4  in., 33.5 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000. Lot sold 87,500 USD. © Sotheby's. of tapering ovoid form, the rounded sides broadening to a sloping shoulder before sweeping to a waisted neck and flaring rim, covered overall in a finely speckled olive-colored glaze, the footring dressed in dark brown, the base carved with a six-character seal mark coated in a burnt-toffee-toned glaze.  ... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A fine teadust-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 139. A fine teadust-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 13 1/4  in., 33.5 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000. Lot sold 62,500 USD. © Sotheby's. stoutly potted with the compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a tall cylindrical neck, applied overall with a mottled olive-green glaze flecked with a fine golden-yellow mist, the foot ring dressed in a dark wash, the base incised with a six-character seal mark reserved... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2018

A rare flambé-glazed lobed vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 137. A rare flambé-glazed lobed vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Height 12 3/4  in., 32.4 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000. Lot sold 75,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of trefoil section, the tall slender form with neck divided into three lobes, rising to a conforming everted foliate rim, all supported on three tapered short feet, applied overall with a rich purple glaze streaked with shades of milky-blue and pooling to a lavender tone in the recesses.  Note: A... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 136. A blue-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 12 7/8  in., 32.7 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000. Lot sold 21,250 USD. © Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body supported on a straight foot and tapering to a straight neck, covered overall in a rich, even indigo-colored glaze, the interior and base white, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue.  Provenance: New York Private Collection Note: Imperial kilns during the Qianlong... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 134. A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Height 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000. Lot sold 47,500 USD. © Sotheby's. finely potted with the ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a short neck, molded on each side below the shoulders with a reversed C-shaped mock handle, the cover of a shallow domed form, covered overall with a smooth sea-green glaze, thinning to a lighter tone at the rim and handles, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A green-glazed saucer dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 133. A green-glazed saucer dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 5 1/2  in., 14.1 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Lot sold 17,500 USD. © Sotheby's. finely potted, the rounded sides set on a short, straight foot, covered overall in a lustrous apple-green glaze, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue.  Provenance: Collection of Anthony du Boulay (b. 1929).Marchant, London, 9th June 2004.European Private Collection.Sotheby's London, 15th May 2013,... [Lire la suite]